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s u p e r s u n d a y j a n u a r y 2 6 if you’ve always wanted to try out a class, this is your chance! members and non-member guests, ages 16 and older, are invited to try out up to three classes free. super sunday is intended to give individuals who are new to an activity the opportunity to try a specific group exercise class. if you have never visited our y before, please review our member guest policy on page 9. exercise studio pump it this class is an energizing body conditioning class that uses barbell sets and other added resistance to increase muscle definition, strength, and stamina. limit of 12 spaces. 9 - 9:45 a.m. pilates participants will utilize a series of exercises and movements that strengthen core muscles that support their daily movements. pilates is beneficial for those who have chronic back or neck discomfort. limit of 12 spaces. 10 - 10:45 a.m. trx stretch trx stretch-class uses the suspension trainers along with rollers and bands. limit of 6 spaces. 11 - 11:45 a.m. cardiovascular gym total body workout this workout has cardiovascular and conditioning exercises that provide you with a total body workout. limit of 25 spaces. 9 - 9:45 a.m. cardio jam cardio jam is an addictive fusion of the latest dance styles and the hottest new sounds that will provide an over the top cardio workout. limit of 25 spaces. 10 - 10:45 a.m. boot camp this high-intensity class uses exercise movements and drills that are designed to push you to your next fitness level. limit of 25 spaces. 11 - 11:45 a.m. cycle studio group cycle using stationary cycles, this is a low-impact exercise that improves aerobic conditioning, core strength, and balance. limit of 16 spaces. 9 - 9:45 a.m. 10 - 10:45 a.m. 11 - 11:45 a.m. space is first come, first served and child watch will be available to super sunday participants from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for free! 2 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
board of directors • craig heryford, esq., chair • brad beggs • robert burnham • cliff benson • brad christof • leslie connors • jonathan dilorenzo, esq. • maria dorgan • floyd faulkner • kathleen flannery • robyn francis • sam gill • teresa hammond • meghan kalmar, esq. • yenner karto • craig kirsch • leslie liebscher • julie mcmullen • barbara mellett • william snyder, v • j.p. stephan • brian thyen • william zinsser youth development corporate sponsors thank you to our corporate sponsors whose generosity helps the sewickley valley ymca maintain and expand service to the families and individuals who need us most. like the y, our corporate sponsors are committed to giving youth and teens opportunities to experience the health benefits of swimming, youth sports, and camp. 2 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
we are a team who believes in positive change for our staff, members and community. at our best we do our best to lift others up. we embrace people where they are and support them to become the people they want to be. when we put others first and work as a team, we are unstoppable. our staff administrative trish hooper chief executive officer 412-741-9622 ext. 111 email@example.com roni vilseck hr specialist/executive administrative assistant 412-741-9622 ext. 112 firstname.lastname@example.org aquatics kelly wagner senior director for aquatics 412-741-9622 ext. 110 email@example.com paula kwalick aquatic coordinator/head swim coach 412-741-9622 ext. 134 firstname.lastname@example.org jeff jarvis lifeguard coordinator 412-741-9622 ext. 147 email@example.com child care amee kuzniarski school age child care director 412-741-9622 ext. 133 firstname.lastname@example.org cori lachapelle early child development director 412-741-9622 ext. 143 email@example.com childrens center for creative learning peg baycer sr. site director 412-651-6327 firstname.lastname@example.org sierra perlik school age coordinator 412-741-9622 ext. 144 email@example.com property management jim deweese director of property management 412-741-9622 ext. 118 firstname.lastname@example.org youth, teen & family marc smith senior director for youth, teen & family 412-741-9622 ext. 103 email@example.com karli babylon murray teen outreach coordinator 412-741-9622 ext. 137 firstname.lastname@example.org john lawson youth and family coordinator 412-741-9622 ext. 122 email@example.com development & communications amy richardson director of development & communications 412-741-9622 ext. 108 firstname.lastname@example.org faith in action heather ochman faith in action director 412-741-9622 ext. 135 email@example.com karen wiatrak faith in action coordinator 412-741-9622 ext. 135 firstname.lastname@example.org health & wellness adriane stoner senior director for health & wellness 412-741-9622 ext. 120 email@example.com willy cook personal training coordinator 412-741-9622 ext. 114 firstname.lastname@example.org membership judy scioscia director of membership 412-741-9622 ext. 104 email@example.com barb herman membership manager 412-741-9622 ext. 131 firstname.lastname@example.org matt becker member engagement coordinator 412-741-9622 ext. 105 email@example.com 3 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
child watch hours child watch is a free member benefit. children, ages 2 months - 7 years, are provided with positive social experiences in a secure environment, while parents take advantage of the y facility. monday - thursday 8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. friday 8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. saturday 8:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. parents must remain in the ymca building while their child is in child watch. let’s get social! follow us today. website sewickleyymca.org facebook sewickleyy facebook group sewickley valley ymca group exercise instagram @sewickleyvalleyymca twitter @svymca mobile app sewickley valley ymca youtube thesewickleyymca keep up-to-date with special events, facility closures, photos, videos, class schedules, facility alerts and more. hours and facility facility hours monday - thursday 5 a.m. - 10 p.m. friday 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. saturday 6:45 a.m. - 6 p.m. sunday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. please note that all members must exit the building at closing time. membership hours monday - friday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. saturday - sunday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. registration desk monday - thursday 8 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. friday 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. saturday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. sunday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. holiday hours new year’s eve, tuesday, december 31 recreational hours, 5 a.m. - 6 p.m. new year’s day, wednesday, january 1 recreational hours, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. martin luther king jr. day, monday, january 20 recreational hours, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. good friday, friday, april 10 recreational hours, 5 a.m. - 6 p.m. easter, sunday, april 12 closed memorial day, monday, may 25 recreational hours 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. during holiday hours of operation, child watch will be closed. the large pool will be open for adult lap swim from 8 - 11 a.m. and for lap swim and open swim from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. the warm water pool will be open for family swim from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. all programs will resume on the following day. 4 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
mission to build a healthy spirit, mind and body based on christian principles and to improve the quality of life for children, individuals and families in the ambridge area, cornell, moon area and quaker valley school districts. the y will always be dedicated to building healthy, confident, and connected children, adults, families, and communities. every day our impact is felt when an individual makes a healthy choice, a mentor inspires a child and a community comes together to make a difference. a variety of programs for children the y keeps pace with your child’s curious and fun-loving spirit with programs like: • art class • family events • gymnastics • sports • swim lessons • swim team benefits of a y membership • improve health and vitality while discovering a sense of well-being that goes beyond fitness. • create healthy habits through our education and nutrition programs. • strengthen family bonds by participating in fun activities together such as family swim and family tang soo do. • make friends among our 11,000 members. • find personal balance and decrease stress by engaging in our yoga and pilates classes. • build community connections through our social activities, clubs, and volunteer opportunities. 5 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019 about our y buddy up for fitness when you refer a friend who joins, your next month’s membership will be free, and your friend will receive their sixth-month of membership free. new members must not have been a member within the past 90 days and must have registered for buddy up for fitness in person or online at http://bit.ly/ buddyupforfitness when activating their membership. for more information contact the membership department at 412-741-9622 ext. 105 or stop by the membership desk. child watch while you work out parents and guardians can use our child watch service for up to three hours while they are participating in a y class, activity or while working out in the facility. child watch is free, as a sewickley valley ymca member benefit, and $3 per child for all non-members. families connect with the community get together with friends, family, and neighbors. play games, access the internet or kick back and relax. it all starts here, where you belong. open the door to excitement a ymca family membership opens the door to exciting programs designed to strengthen spirit, mind, and body. your family will enjoy the benefits of a ymca membership through participation in a variety of fun and healthy activities. from aquatics to wellness programs, family programs and older adult events to teen outings, the y has something for everyone. your safety is our priority the safety of our members and guests who use the facility, has always been a top priority at the sewickley valley ymca. all adult members and guests will be screened against the national sex offender database and individuals included on the list will be denied access to the y. also, members and guests who are 14 and older will be required to have a photo in our membership database or present photo id at each visit. photos are required for nationwide membership and to allow our staff to accurately screen for registered sex offenders.
youth facility guidelines youth are welcome to our ymca at all hours. the guidelines below will help you understand how children may use the y. youth, ages 7 & under • youth ages 7 and under must be under direct supervision* by a parent/adult guardian at all times. youth, ages 8 - 13 • youth ages 8 - 13 may use the y under direct supervision* by a parent/adult guardian before 11 a.m. monday - friday and before 9 a.m. on saturday per facility usage policies. • youth ages 8 - 13 have unsupervised access from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. monday - friday from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on saturday and 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. on sunday. • youth ages 13 and under must be under direct supervision* by a parent/adult guardian after 9 p.m. until 10 p.m. close of y monday-friday. youth, 14 & over • teens ages 14 and older may use the sewickley valley ymca during all regularly scheduled hours and may participate in aquatic exercise classes, and lap swimming. health & wellness • youth ages 10 - 13 may use the cardiovascular equipment in the wellness center (with a participating parent upon completion of the parent/child cardio program) or swim laps in the large pool. • teens ages 13 - 15 may attend fitness classes with a parent. • teens 14 and over are permitted to use weight training and cardio equipment. • teens ages 16 and older may attend fitness classes. aquatics • a parent must accompany children under age 14, during family swim. youth hours - pool, large gym, track open to youth under age 13 with direct supervision* of a parent or guardian. youth age 7 and under must be under direct supervision* of a parent or guardian. youth ages 8 through 17 have unsupervised access. a parent or guardian must accompany youth ages 13 and under. open to youth under age 13 with direct supervision* of parent or guardian. youth ages 7 and under must be under direct supervision* of a parent or guardian. youth ages 8 through 17 have unsupervised access. youth age 7 and under must be under direct supervision* of a parent or guardian. youth ages 8 through 17 have unsupervised access. monday - friday 5 - 11 a.m. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. 9 - 10 p.m. saturday 6:45 - 9 a.m. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. sunday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. *direct supervision is defined as the parent or adult guardian being in the immediate area of and having full attention on the child at all times. *please see pool schedules for open and family swim. 6 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
information & guidelines being our best selves the y community is at its best when we all are at our best. our core values guide how we engage with each other at the y. caring: the y is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for every member and guest. to promote safety and comfort for all, we ask individuals to act appropriately at all times when participating in programs at the y or off-site locations. honesty: to carry out the y mission, we ask that members and guests identify themselves to staff when asked, and be able to produce a y membership card or identification upon request. respect: we expect persons using the y to behave maturely and responsibly and to respect the rights and dignity of others. we do not permit language or any action that may hurt or frighten another person, including staff. responsibility: members and guests are encouraged to be responsible for their comfort and safety. please report any offending condition or behavior to a y staff person. family swim family swim is reserved for family and adult use. a parent must accompany kids under 14. youth ages 7 and under must be accompanied by a parent in the water for family swim. private lessons or trainings will occasionally use the pool during family swim time. make up policy to meet the needs and wishes of our members, ymca classes are tightly scheduled and often full. we ask that you choose your programs carefully as make-up and substitute classes are not possible. mobile devices cell phones or any devices capable of taking photos are not permitted to be used at any time in the locker rooms. please be respectful of your fellow members. swim lessons we offer one free swim lesson session per the calendar year for each child under 12 and on an active family membership. this extends to include preschool-level swim lessons as well. any additional lesson sessions will be charged at the member rate for children on active family memberships. participants must register at the ymca for the free lesson. refunds will not be provided. 7 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019 open swim an adult must accompany children under eight years of age or needing a flotation device in the water. open to all services shall be provided without regard to race, religious creed, color, disability, ancestry, national origin, age or sex. services shall be made accessible to individuals with disabilities through the most practical and economically feasible methods available. the sewickley valley ymca will make every effort to accommodate non-english speaking individuals. program cancellation the y reserves the right to cancel a program that does not have the minimum enrollment. program refund policy refunds will be issued if notice is given at least five business days before the start date of the program. all refund requests must be made directly through the director of the program. refunds will be completed in the manner by which the payment was made. prorated classes class fees will not be prorated for late registrations. late registrations are accepted in most programs (late registration for swim lessons is not recommended) but will require payment of the full class fee. third-party services non-ymca staff are prohibited from conducting personal/group training, swim instruction, sports-specific training and all other instruction of others at the sewickley valley ymca. those leading and participating in the non-ymca training will be asked to leave the property immediately and prohibited from using the facility. thunder/lightning policy in the event of inclement weather, including thunder or lightning, the pool will close. the pool area will remain closed for 20 minutes after each flash of lightning, and/ or 20 minutes after each clap of thunder. all patrons and staff must exit the pool and whirlpool. swim lessons will typically run as scheduled and children will learn skills on the pool deck.
join today membership rates membership type family single parent family senior (65+) adult (30 - 64) young adult (18 - 29) college teen (14 - 17) youth (6 - 13) college winter break family membership is defined as two adults and their dependent children under age 18 who live in the same household, and children under the age of 26, residing at home or in college with proper id. monthly rate join fee $79/mo. $65/mo. $47/mo. $52/mo. $35/mo. $25/mo. $19/mo. $12/mo. $35/30 days $150 $150 $125 $125 $50 $50 $0 $0 college membership is defined as a full-time student up to age 26. students are to present record of current semester credits along with student id as verification of full-time status. all new or renewing members age 18 and over will be required to provide photo identification. members and guests age 14 and above will be required to have a photo in our system or to present photo id with each visit. proper forms of identification may include a license, passport, military, student or state identification card. capital development fee the y believes that members are co-owners of this organization. as a co-owner, each member is asked to pay a one-time joining fee as a mission investment. these dollars are primarily used for non-expansion capital improvements like new equipment, building repairs and preventive maintenance. the fee may be paid in full at the time of joining or divided equally over a three-month period. previous members who re-join within a three-year timeframe will pay a rejoining fee of $100 for family and single-parent family, and $75 for adult and senior memberships. members rejoining beyond the three-year time frame will be required to pay the full capital development fee. 8 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019 financial assistance everyone is welcome! the ymca financial assistance program is another way the y fulfills our mission to serve all people. at the y, no one is turned away for an inability to pay. the y provides financial assistance to youth, families, and individuals who do not have the resources to pay the full membership or program fee. support is provided for qualifying participants. questions regarding financial assistance should be directed to barb herman, membership manager, at 412-741-9622 ext. 131. online joining/account management members can now join the ymca and manage their account online. register for classes and update your account online at www.sewickleyymca.org. payment options membership payment options include monthly eft (electronic fund transfer), drafts from a credit (discover, master card, visa), or debit card account or one-time annual payment, which may be purchased with cash, check or credit card (discover, master card, visa). you can help we are here for those who need us most. over the last century, our programs and services have evolved, but our dedication to serving the changing needs of the community has always remained at the core of our mission. financial assistance, supported by the annual campaign, offers programs and services of the y to those in need. your generous support for our annual campaign allows us to continue to meet the growing needs of the community. working families received affordable state-licensed child care so they could work. kids attended a summer camp where they grew in confidence, learned to swim, and made memories. help support the community with a tax-deductible donation or designate the sewickley valley ymca as your charity of choice united way #286 to help those in need! contact amy richardson at 412-741-9622 ext. 108 for more information about donating to the sewickley valley ymca.
you make the difference good deed of the month every month we collect various items for local nonprofits. please join us by bringing the listed items to the membership desks and give back to those in need. thank you for helping us make a difference! contact barb herman at 412-741-9622 ext. 131 for more information about how you can help a local nonprofit. january, food bank during january, the y will be collecting non-perishable food for local food banks in coraopolis, leetsdale and sewickley. please consider donating canned or boxed items, juices, pasta, canned meats, sauces, or jelly. february, oral health in celebration of national children’s dental health month, the y will be collecting new toothbrushes and toothpaste for center for hope, located in ambridge. the center for hope helps our ambridge neighbors in need to break the bonds of poverty and lead independent lives. march, blessing bags girl scout troop 28857 is collecting travel-sized, new and/or sealed, and not expired toiletries for blessing bags that will be distributed to men’s and women’s shelters. please consider donating, hand sanitizer, hand or body lotion, shampoo, body soap, or gallon size zip lock bags. april, craft supplies the sewickley valley ymca will be collecting craft supplies for the local libraries of ambridge, coraopolis, moon and sewickley. please consider donating unused pom-poms, markers, crayons, popsicles sticks and construction paper. may, summer food program the free summer lunch program located in leetsdale is in need of applesauce cups, granola bars, cereal, pudding cups, crackers and goldfish. join our team imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. at the y you can share your talents through employment in child care, sports, wellness, aquatics, community outreach, administration and more. visit our website at www.sewickleyymca.org/about-us/ employment-career-opportunities to learn more! when you decide to work for the y, you choose: • a job that offers meaningful work in a fun and supportive environment. • a position that suits your unique talents and interests. • a caring organization with opportunities for growth. contact roni vilseck at 412-741-9622 ext. 112 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. volunteer today when you volunteer at the y, you take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change right in your neighborhood. to begin making a difference, complete the volunteer application which can be found at our front desk and e-mail roni vilseck at email@example.com to start today! we have volunteer opportunities in four areas: program • coach a youth sports team. • motivate and support youth in the oasis. • support our swim team as a timer. • cook food for teens in the oasis. • y swim team parent committee service • drive elderly adults to necessary doctor’s appointments for faith in action. • tend one of our flower beds. policy • join our board of directors and committees. fundraising • participate in special events that provide opportunities for all. • raise money to ensure the y is accessible to all members of the community. 10 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
swim lesson stage descriptions a/water discovery parents accompany children in stage a, which introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves in the water while learning about the water. ratio 1:12 b/water exploration in stage b, parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills. ratio 1:12 1/water acclimation students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in stage 1. this stage lays the foundation that allows for a student’s future progress in swimming. preschool and youth ratio 1:6, teen/adult ratio 1:8 2/water movement in stage 2, students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. preschool ratio 1:6, youth, teen/adult ratio 1:8 3/water stamina in stage 3, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water. this stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action. preschool ratio 1:6, youth, teen/adult ratio 1:8 4/stroke introduction students in stage 4 develop stroke technique in front and back crawl and learn the breaststroke and butterfly kick. water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke. preschool ratio 1:6, youth ratio 1:8 5/stroke development students in stroke development work on refining all four major competitive strokes and learn more about how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle. youth ratio 1:8 6/stroke mechanics in stage 6, students refine stroke technique on all significant competitive strokes, learn about competitive swimming and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle. youth ratio 1:10 11 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
swim lessons session 1: january 6 - february 22 | session 2: february 24 - april 11 session 3: april 13 - may 30 3/water stamina preschool classes are for children ages 3 - 5, 30 minutes in length and held in the warm water pool. youth classes are for children ages 6 - 12, 40 minutes in length and held in the large pool. members non-members $57 $114 adult/teen lessons are for participants ages 13 and up, 30 minutes in length and held in the large pool. members non-members $41 $82 4/stroke introduction preschool classes are for children ages 3 - 5, 30 minutes in length and held in the large pool. youth classes are for children ages 6 - 12, 40 minutes in length and held in the large pool. members non-members $57 $114 5/stroke development youth classes are for children ages 6 - 12, 40 minutes in length and held in the large pool. members non-members $57 $114 6/stroke mechanics youth classes for children ages 6 - 12, 40 minutes in length and held in the large pool. members non-members $57 $114 a/water discovery parent/child lessons are for children ages 6 - 36 months and 30 minutes in length. lessons are held in the warm water pool. members non-members $57 $114 b/water exploration parent/child lessons are for children ages 6 - 36 months and are 30 minutes in length. lessons are held in the warm water pool. members non-members $57 $114 1/water acclimation preschool lessons are for children ages 3 - 5, 30 minutes in length and held in the warm water pool. youth lessons are for children ages 6 - 12, 40 minutes in length and held in the large pool. members non-members $57 $114 adult/teen lessons are for participants ages 13 and up, 30 minutes in length and held in the warm water pool. members non-members $41 $82 2/water movement preschool classes are for children ages 3 - 5, 30 minutes in length and held in the warm water pool. youth classes are for children ages 6 - 12, 40 minutes in length and held in the large pool. members non-members $57 $114 adult/teen lessons are for participants ages 13 and up, 30 minutes in length and held in the warm water pool. members non-members $41 $82 12 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
session 1: january 6 - february 22 | session 2: february 24 - april 11 session 3: april 13 - may 30 swim lessons preschool child care lessons swim lessons for children who are enrolled in the sewickley valley ymca child care program. on wednesday mornings, children will be taken out of child care for lessons and returned by an aquatic staff member. warm water pool members non-members $60 $120 private swim lessons private swim lessons offer one-on-one, tailored attention. all levels and abilities are welcome, appointments required and lessons will share the pool with family and open swim time. lessons are 30 minutes. contact paula kwalick at 412-741-9622 ext. 134 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule private lessons. ages 5 and up members only semi-private swim lessons semi-private lessons offer small group lessons for two or three swimmers. all levels and abilities are welcome, lessons share the pool with family and open swim time and appointments are required. lessons are 30 minutes. to schedule a semi-private swim lesson, contact paula kwalick at email@example.com or 412-741-9622 ext. 134. ages 5 and up members non-members $25/participant $50/participant $50/lesson adaptive swim lessons, private private adaptive swim lessons are designed for those with physical or intellectual challenges and are unable to participate in group lessons. classes are tailored to the individual’s needs. 30 minute lessons members non-members $25 $36 5 lessons members non-members $100 $144 aquatics spectrum lessons for ages 6 - 12 and 13 - 15, this program includes stage 1/water acclimation, stage 2/water movement and stage 3/water stamina for youth with autism. thanks to the buddy matthews scholarship, the aquatics spectrum is free for those who apply! registration and the completed application are required before attending. for more information contact kelly wagner at 412-741-9622 ext. 110. mondays ages 6 - 12 ages 13 - 15 members & non-members free 4 - 4:30 p.m. 4:30 - 5 p.m. 5 - 5:30 p.m. post-season competitive stroke build endurance, provide stroke techniques and refinement for children and youth ages 6 - 18 after swim season. swimmers must have completed jr. sea dragons or stage 5/stroke development. members only $110 april 6 - may 1 mondays/wednesdays/fridays, 5:15-6:15 pm 14 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
aquatic activities & education american red cross lifeguard course learn to be a lifeguard! complete this course to learn lifesaving skills. participants must be 15 years of age. members non-members $250 $275 american red cross lifeguard recertification course must be currently certified as an american red cross lifeguard. members non-members for more information about lifeguarding, contact jeff jarvis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-741-9622 ext. 147. $75 $100 aquatic personal training aquatic personal training provides the same benefits as other workouts, but there’s one significant difference: you work out in a pool. a personal aquatics trainer will assess your goals and needs and devise a workout tailored to your fitness objectives. one- on-one training is 50 minutes. please contact paula kwalick at 412-741-9622 ext. 134 to schedule an appointment. members only $40 lap swim lap swim is available in our 25-yard pool for adults and teens ages 14 and up. members only free masters swimming (amymsa) this program is for competitive swimmers over the age of 18. enjoy a swimming workout with cardio interval training and endurance-building exercises. registration is required. large pool march 2 - october 2 mondays/wednesdays/fridays 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. october 5 - february 28 mondays/wednesdays/fridays 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. members only $50 per year 15 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019 rowing clubs or boy scouts swim testing rowing club and boy scout swim testing can be completed at the sewickley y. contact jeff jarvis at 412-741-9622 ext. 147 or email@example.com to schedule your swim test. members non-members free $10 scouting out badges let the y help your scout troop earn their aquatic badges. for more information, contact jeff jarvis, lifeguard coordinator at 412-741-9622 ext. 147. scuba welcome to one of the world’s most exciting sport, your ticket to a lifetime of adventure! anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit and comfortable in the water can take scuba. throughout the course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of diving, including dive equipment and techniques. upon completion of this class and four open water dives, you will be certified as an open water diver. participants under 18 must have parental consent, and parent should be present during class. for more information, please contact chris lobozzo at mars scuba by calling 724-687-0005. you will meet in the classroom at 6:30 p.m. on the first day. for all other days, the start time will be at 7:30 p.m. on the pool deck. sundays january 12, 19, 26, february 2 members non-members thursdays april 9, 16, 23, 30 & may 7 members non-members 7:30-9:30 p.m. 3:30-5:30 p.m. $175 $195 $175 $195 sundays april 5, 19, 26 & may 3 member non-members 3-5 p.m. $175 $195
youth aquatics family scuba night scuba gives you the opportunity for ages 8 to adult to breathe underwater using full scuba equipment. a professional instructor will introduce you to the basics during a single two-hour session beginning in the classroom and concluding with an actual dive in the pool. youth ages 8 to 17 must have a parent sign a medical waiver form, and ages 12 - 14 must have a parent present while signing the medical waiver form. youth ages 8 - 12 must have a parent take the course with them. large pool thursday, may 14 members non-members 7 - 9 p.m. $28 $40 easter eggstravaganza the sewickley valley ymca’s large pool will be filled with colorful easter eggs for kids of all ages to collect from 12 - 1 p.m. then enjoy a holiday craft project after and games for the entire family to enjoy from 1 - 2 p.m. for your child’s safety, an adult must accompany children under 8 years of age or non-swimmers in the water. large pool/large gym saturday, april 4 member non-member 12 - 2 p.m. free $10 pool parties the y’s two-hour party package includes one hour of swimming, splashing, jumping fun and one hour in our party room which holds groups up to 25. add our giant inflatable to your large pool party for an extra $50. to reserve your party, contact paula kwalick at 412-741- 9622 ext. 134. warm water pool saturdays only members non-members 12 - 2 p.m. $150 $200 large pool 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. saturdays 2 - 4 p.m. sundays $150 members $200 members + inflatable non-members $200 non-members + inflatable $250 16 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
preschool sports session 1: january 6 - february 8 | session 2: february 10 - march 14 | session 3: march 16 - april 18 | session 4: april 20 - may 23 (note all pre-school classes on sat. will run may 2 - may 8 session 4 only) just for me (pre-preschool) this activity is designed for toddlers, ages 2 - 3, to make new friends, play games, sing songs and create arts and crafts. social snack time, circle time and pre- school preparation are also included. ages 2 - 3 hunter gym mondays/wednesdays members non-members 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. $42 $72 kids gym kids ages 1 - 3 will develop physical and social skills through singing, activities, games and parent-child interaction during free play on the colorful equipment. ages 1 - 3 hunter gym mondays/wednesdays members non-members 10 - 11 a.m. $52 $80 kinder basketball kids ages 4 - 6 will run, shoot, score into preschool style basketball hoops while having fun with friends. ages 3 -5 large gym mondays members non-members ages 4- 6 large gym saturdays members non-members 11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. $40 $72 12:30 - 1:15 p.m. $40 $72 kinder soccer i ages 3 - 5 will learn soccer basics through passing, kicking and shooting in a fun, non-competitive, age-appropriate environment. ages 3 -5 large gym saturdays members non-members 10:30 - 11:15 a.m. $40 $72 17 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019 little ninjas run, jump, and climb like a real ninja! kids ages 3 - 5 will develop agility and strength while having fun on our indoor warrior ninja obstacle course. ages 3 - 5 hunter gym 10 - 10:30 a.m. saturdays members non-members $30 $52 9 - 9:45 a.m. $40 $72 preschool gymnastics gymnastic activities, including tumbling, balance, and flexibility in an environment that allows each child to grow and learn at their own pace. large gym saturdays members non-members short sports each week a new sport will be taught, including soccer, hockey, gymnastics, basketball, and t-ball. ages 3 - 5 hunter gym saturdays members non-members 9 - 9:45 a.m. $40 $72 toddler sports children ages 2 - 3 will get an early start developing hand-eye coordination with preschool-style sports. toddler sports is a parent/child class. ages 2- 3 hunter gym tuesdays members non-members 10 - 10:30 a.m. $30 $52 tiny gymnast this class is a great way to introduce your child to tumbling, swinging and rolling. tiny gymnast is a parent- child class that includes mats, tumbling equipment, and the bar. tiny gymnast is for children ages 2 - 3. ages 2 - 3 hunter gym thursdays members non-members 10 - 10:30 a.m. $30 $52
preschool recreation session 1: january 6 - february 8 | session 2: february 10 - march 14 | session 3: march 16 - april 18 | session 4: april 20 - may 23 child watch parents and guardians can utilize our child watch service for up to three hours while they are participating in a y class, activity or working out in the y. our caring staff use age-appropriate activities and positive guidance for children. for the safety of your child, parents must remain in the facility, and photo identification must be left with staff. for more information, contact karli babylon murray our teen outreach coordinator at 412-741-9622 ext. 137. parents should exercise every caution and keep their child home if they’ve been exposed to a contagious illness, or exhibit any of the following symptoms: fever, discharging eyes or ears, rash, discolored nasal discharge, and vomiting. ages 2 months - 7 years child watch room mondays - thursdays fridays saturdays members non-members family fun night special event enjoy all the benefits of family fun night plus a bounce house and a reserved time just for families in the warm water pool! sewickley valley ymca fridays february 7 april 3 members & non-members free 8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. 5 - 8:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. free $3/child 6 - 8:30 p.m. superhero theme disney night family gym for families and children up to age six will spend quality time together while enjoying obstacle courses and climbing equipment. parents/guardians over 18 must accompany children. this program is free as a benefit of your membership. family gym follows the preschool session dates. hunter gym mondays/wednesdays fridays members first non-member additional children 12 - 1 p.m. 6 - 8 p.m. free $2.75 $2 sunday funday families can spend active and creative time together. all children who are up to age seven will have fun with climbing equipment, an obstacle course, craft activities, and theme day. members age eight and older may take advantage of the oasis during sunday funday hours. games, tvs, and video games are available. youth age seven and under need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian during sunday funday. hunter gym january 12 - february 23 sundays members only 1 - 3 p.m. free tiny tots sing and play come join our new music program led by our music leader kelly nan. songs, instruments, piano will make up a fun 30 minutes of interactive play. classes will be held in our board room in the oasis teen center. for more information please contact marc smith at 412- 741-9622 x103. parent/child (2-3 yrs. old) monday 9:15-9:45 am child only (3-4 yrs. old) monday 11:30 am-12 pm fee member non-members $45 $60 18 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
youth sports & fitness session 1: january 6 - february 22 | session 2: february 24 - april 11 session 3: april 13 - may 30 10 - 11 a.m. $24 $28 saturday morning art class children ages 7 - 12 can learn to draw, paint with watercolors, sketch and more with brian berry, a local artist. brian will teach proper technique as he encourages creativity. oasis conference room saturdays members non-members tang soo do, beginning & continuing tang soo do is a family-structured 2,000-year-old system of self-defense with a systematic approach to learning blocking, kicks, and striking while gaining flexibility, discipline, morals, and ethics. taught by 3rd, 5th and 8th degree black belts of the american tang soo do association. tang soo do, beginning & continuing to for ages 6 and up. hunter gym wednesdays parent & child members parent & child non-members additional child 6:30 - 8 p.m. $48 $85 $17 cardiovascular program this program is designed for youth to use the cardiovascular equipment in the wellness center with a parent. children can get a cardio workout doing laps in the large pool during open, and lap swim provided that a parent is in the water at all times. the use of this benefit requires direct supervision from the parent at all times in the wellness center and large pool. schedule your orientation at the registration desk. ages 10 - 13, parent/child class members only free dodgeball league join our dodgeball league where we use foam balls designed for speed and accuracy and minimizing injury risk. this program uses safe, modified rules such as no hitting above shoulder, boundaries and time limits for children ages 8 - 12. hunter gym ages 8 - 12 wednesdays members non-members 5 - 6:30 p.m. $28 $37 flag football the y flag football league will focus on fundamentals, good sportsmanship, and fun. weather make-up dates may be added. soccer field april 18 - may 30 saturdays ages 6 - 8 or grades 1 - 3 ages 9 - 12 or grades 4 - 6 members non-members 9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. $60 $90 19 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
youth sports & fitness session 1: january 6 - february 22 | session 2: february 24 - april 11 session 3: april 13 - may 30 10 - 11 a.m. $46 $85 6:15 - 6:45 p.m. 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. $36 $65 tang soo do, little dragons little dragons teaches values, goal-setting, and how to focus while having fun. tang soo do, little dragons is designed for beginners ages 5 - 8. hunter gym thursdays beginner intermediate members non-members tumbling your child will work on flexibility, balance, and strength while learning skills, such as cartwheels, handstands, front/back limbers, back walkovers and back handsprings. tumbling is for children in grades k - 6. large gym saturday members non-members warrior fitness this new program will bring the “it factor” to kids programming in our area. we offer a fitness challenge obstacle course that will motivate everyone to get out there on the field with running and cardio elements included. ages 7 - 11 elevate course session 3: april 13 - may 30 tuesdays/thursdays members non-members youth and teen conditioning youth and teen conditioning is designed to increase overall body strength using our elevate obstacle course, along with other conditioning tools such as ropes, weights, and sandbags. elevate course session 3 only wednesdays members non-members 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. $40 $80 4 - 5:30 p.m. $25 $30 20 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019 youth basketball league y.b.l is designed to develop fundamental basketball skills while teaching teamwork, strategy, and sportsmanship. skills taught include passing, shooting, dribbling and the rules of the game. y.b.l. is for all levels from beginner to experienced. league consists of saturday games and one weeknight practice. game times will vary from week to week. january 18 january 20 - 24 january 25 february 1 player skill evaluations ages 6 - 8, 9 a.m. ages 9 - 13, 11:30 a.m. teams will be created team scrimmages regular season begins quaker valley middle school ages 6 - 8, 9 - 10, and 11 - 13 january 18 - march 14 saturdays members non-members 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. $68 $99 youth basketball league, jr. high jr. high youth basketball league is designed for players, ages 13 - 16, who want to play in an organized coed league where they can have fun and improve their skills; teams play one game a week on saturdays with one-weekday practice. skill evaluations will be held on saturday, march 23. large gym march 21 - may 16 saturday member non-member 2 p.m. $68 $99 youth run club introducing the fun of running at a young age is an exciting way to help kids develop healthy, lifelong habits. kids will run cross country trails that surround the y in and around war memorial park with supervised staff. in inclement weather, runners will utilize the track and gym. ages 7 - 11 meet in ymca lobby sessions 1 and 2 tuesdays/thursdays members non-members 4 - 5:30 p.m. $25 $30
session 1: january 6 - february 22 | session 2: february 24 - april 11 session 3: april 13 - may 30 youth recreation 6 - 8 p.m. family fun night to build healthy families, the y host’s family fun nights. swim, family gym (up to age 6), play in the oasis and more. a parent/guardian must accompany children. family fun night follows the youth and teen session dates. family fun night is for all ages; family gym is for ages up to six years. sewickley valley ymca fridays september 13 - december 20 members only free family fun night special event enjoy all the benefits of family fun night plus a bounce house and a reserved time just for families in the warm water pool! sewickley valley ymca fridays february 7 april 13 members & non-members free 6 - 8:30 p.m. super heros disney 6 - 10 p.m. kids’ night out your child will have the chance to make new friends, swim, play games, eat pizza and much more. limited space available, parents must register their child in advance. once a month we will offer a special theme. ages 6 - 13 fridays january 17, slime night january 31 february 14, scavenger hunt february 28 march 13 harry potter march 27 april 17, super science may 1 may 15, lego may 29 members & non-members $15/first child $10/each additional child march madness family night join us for a fun family evening of activities at the y. bounce house, hamster ball, obstacle course, face painting, roller skating and family swim in our large and warm water pools. basketball available in our cv gym for older siblings. the y will provide a small snack. a parent or guardian over age 18 must accompany children and are required to present photo id. free to the community saturday, march 7 6-8 pm featured activities are recommended for ages 1-9, but all family members are welcome. 21 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
teen leadership interact program any high school junior, senior or college student seeking a career working with youth can join the oasis interact program. this program provides students with valuable internship experience with the nation’s leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. interns will receive the following after completion: • official certification confirming hours of completion • 40+ hours of service • a letter of recommendation from the director of the youth, teen & family department and the teen outreach coordinator. volunteer with us the oasis after school program heavily relies on the help of our volunteers. volunteers can engage with students during the after-school program in a variety of ways including, assisting teens with crafts, homework, leading active games, serving a nutritious and hearty snack, cooking a warm snack or just merely lending a listening ear. for more information about these teen leadership clubs, contact karli babylon murray at 412-741-9622 ext. 137 or firstname.lastname@example.org. healthy kids and family resource day saturday, april 25 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. free and open to the community! join the sewickley valley ymca and state rep. valerie gaydos for a day filled with fun and education for children and families. kids will enjoy healthy snacks, lots of fun physical activities, games and crafts while parents can talk with a wide variety of service providers to learn about ways to support and improve the health and well-being of their family. resource topics include health insurance for children, juvenile diabetes, concussion protocols, sports equipment safety, teen financial literacy, drug abuse prevention and first aid, and much more. participating organizations include: heritage valley health system children’s health insurance program clearview federal credit union wqed pittsburgh zoo & ppg aquarium sewickley public library community college of allegheny county allegheny county department of human services sewickley borough police department cochran hose company robert morris university junior achievement pennsylvania game commission pre-registration is not required for this event. 22 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
preschool, youth & teen schedule this schedule is subject to change. monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. child watch child watch room 8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. child watch child watch room 8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. child watch child watch room 8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. child watch child watch room 8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. child watch child watch room 8:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. child watch child watch room 10 - 11 a.m. kids gym hunter gym 10 - 10:30 a.m. toddler sports hunter gym 10 - 11 a.m. kids gym hunter gym 10 - 10:30 a.m. tiny gymnast hunter gym 6 - 8 p.m. roller skating large gym 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. just for me hunter gym 2:30 - 6 p.m. after school oasis teen center 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. just for me hunter gym 2:30 - 6 p.m. after school oasis teen center 6 - 8 p.m. family gym hunter gym 12 - 1 p.m. family gym hunter gym 4 - 5:30 p.m. warrior fitness elevate/cv gym 12 - 1 p.m. family gym hunter gym 4 - 5:30 p.m. warrior fitness elevate/cv gym 12:30 - 1:15 p.m. kinder basketball large gym 4 - 5:30 p.m. youth run club lobby 2:30 - 6 p.m. after school oasis teen center 4 - 5:30 p.m. youth run club lobby 2:30 - 6 p.m. after school oasis teen center 5 - 8:30 p.m. child watch child watch room 5 - 8:30 p.m. child watch child watch room 5 - 8:30 p.m. child watch child watch room 6:15 - 6:45 p.m. beginner little dragons hunter gym 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. intermediate little dragons hunter gym 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. youth & teen conditioning elevate/cv gym 5 - 8:30 p.m. child watch child watch room 5 - 6:30 p.m. dodgeball hunter gym 6:30 - 8 p.m. tang soo do hunter gym 9 - 9:45 a.m. preschool gymnastics large gym 9 - 9:45 a.m. short sports hunter gym 10 - 10:30 a.m. little ninjas hunter gym 10 - 11 a.m. art class oasis conference room 10 - 11 a.m. tumbling large gym 10:30 - 11:15 a.m. kinder soccer 1 large gym 11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. kinder basketball large gym 2 - 6 p.m. teen ybl large gym march 23 - may 18 sunday . 1 - 3 p.m. sunday funday hunter gym jan. 12 - feb. 23 classes listed in red on the schedule indicate the class is free for members as a benefit. during inclement weather, warrior fitness and youth & teen conditioning classes will use the cardiovascular gym. 23 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
summer camp registration: march 9 june 8 - august 14 ymca summer camps are the place to be! kids love swimming and hiking, playing outdoor games and sports and arts & crafts. this is the perfect place for kids to experience exciting activities and field trips. our camp leadership has a combined 50 years of experience with our y’s day camp. they hire, train, and support the 60+ college-age counselors that will guide your child through each fun and exciting day. all staff participates in 40-hours of training that includes first aid and safety (including aquatics), and child abuse prevention. our campers swim, play, run, make friends, sing, play sports, make crafts, go on field trips, socialize, hike, and be a kid every day. we know camp, kids, and how to make summer fun! the ten weeks of camp are broken into five 2-week sessions. please refer to the camp brochure for details or contact marc smith, senior director for youth, teen & family, with any questions at 412-741-9622 ext. 103 or email@example.com. r e g i s t r a t i o n o p e n s m a r c h 9 24 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
infant, toddler & preschool child care the sewickley ymca strives to meet your child’s individual needs by ensuring enthusiasm and excitement for learning and positive attention. we utilize age-appropriate curriculum with a focus on s.t.r.e.a.m. (science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math). our child care staff partner with parents to ensure every child has the best possible experience. the state department of human services licenses our child care programs, and we participate in the keystone s.t.a.r.s. quality enhancement program. we accept ccis funding and offer financial assistance to families that qualify. early education & child care at the y full day infant, toddler & preschool ages 6 weeks - preschool sewickley valley ymca monday - friday summer kindergarten readiness program june 8 - august 14, registration: march 9 ages 4 - 5 sewickley valley ymca monday - friday member non-member 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. $200 $210 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. wraparound care member non-member 6:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. $240 $250 this full-day summer pre-k program is designed to help your child prepare for school. when your child takes part in our kindergarten readiness program, they will learn essential skills needed for school success. our robust curriculum prepares children to become independent learners and develop self confidence in a classroom setting. for more information, contact cori lachapelle, early child development director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-741-9622 ext. 143. part-day preschool ages 3 - 5 sewickley valley ymca monday - friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. monday/wednesday/friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. tuesday/thursday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. part day preschool follows the quaker valley school district calendar. for more information about early education & child care programs, contact cori lachapelle, early child development director, email@example.com. or 412-741-9622 ext. 143. childrens center for creative learning (cccl) age 3 osborne elementary tuesday/thursday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. age 4 osborne elementary monday/wednesday/friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. age 4/5 pre kindergarten osborne elementary monday - friday cccl follows the quaker valley school district calendar. contact peg baycer, childrens center for creative learning sr. site director, at 412-651-6327 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 25 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
school age child care engage. learn. shine. all sewickley valley ymca school age child care programs ensure that the time before, and after school is engaging, creative and constructive. all of the y’s school age programs incorporate s.t.r.e.a.m. into their thematic curricula. science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, and math are an integral part of each child’s learning experience. our child care staff partner with parents to ensure every child has the best possible experience. together we can provide a safe and enriching space for your child to grow and thrive. our child care programs are licensed through the state department of human services, and we participate in the keystone s.t.a.r.s. quality enhancement program. we accept ccis funding and offer financial assistance to families that qualify. moon area school district school age child care after school after school child care is held from 3 - 6:30 p.m. at the elementary school that your child attends. homework assistance, snack, enrichment activities, and physical activity time are offered daily. grades kindergarten - 4 allard, bon meade, brooks, hyde, and mccormick elementary schools middle school pack after school care is available from 2:45 - 6 p.m. at the middle school. homework assistance, snack, enrichment activities, and physical activity time are offered daily. grades 5 & 6 moon area middle school quaker valley school district school age childcare before school quaker valley before school program is open to children in kindergarten through 5th grade; the program runs from 6:30 - 8:45 a.m. we offer a daily continental breakfast. grades kindergarten - 5 sewickley valley ymca after school after school child care is held from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the elementary school that your child attends. homework assistance, snack, enrichment activities, and physical activity time are offered daily. kindergarten - 5th grade osborne and edgeworth elementary schools for more information about school age child care, contact sierra perlik, school age child care coordinator, at 412-741-9622 ext. 144 or email@example.com. 26 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
oasis after school the organized activity space in sewickley welcomes all students in grades 5 - 9 to join the oasis after school program. students have the opportunity to socialize with friends, work on homework, play the nintendo switch, make creations of their own, during arts and crafts time, and participate in a wide range of physical activities. the ymca’s pool, gyms and outdoor facilities are open to students during the after school program with adult supervision. the oasis after school program provides students with a free daily snack or a small meal. bring your suit and towel for a chance to go swimming in one of our two pools. time and day of swim time will vary based on availability. the oasis after school program is free and no registration is required. for more information, contact karli babylon murray at 412-741-9622 ext. 137 or kbabylon@sewickleyymca. org. oasis monday - thursday members & non-members 2:30 - 6 p.m. free special events school days off the oasis after school program will not be offered on the following days: january 20 february 17 march 16 - 19 april 13 april 28 may 25 ping pong tournament bring your a game and sign up for our 1st oasis ping pong tournament. sign up in the teen center by january 30. oasis february 5 4 p.m. end of school bash celebrate the end of the school year and oasis together! enjoy one last day of your favorite activites until we start again next fall! oasis may 28 27 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019 trips the oasis is excited to host regular trips for teens. your teen must be an active participant of the oasis to register. information and sign-up for trips will be posted on the bulletin board in the oasis. for more information and to register contact karli babylon murray at oasis facebook page or 412-741-9622 ext. 137. past trips have included the movies, kennywood, pens games, and pitt basketball. follow us on facebook for updates on trips, dates, and times. make something mondays join us every monday in the back of the oasis for arts and crafts. bring your own project, start a new one with our materials, or join in on the activity provided. oasis conference room mondays 3 - 6 p.m. watch it wednesdays grab your friends and head to the oasis for an episode of your favorite show or a monthly movie. we will have a vote on the second wednesday in january to decide the first movie. movies will be the last wednesday of every month. oasis wednesdays 4 p.m.
aquatic group exercise session 1: january 6 - february 22 | session 2: february 24 - april 11 session 3: april 13 - may 30 arthritis foundation aquatics during the arthritis foundation aquatics program, participants will increase their range of motion and flexibility while building endurance. this exercise program is for individuals with moderate to severe arthritis. warm water pool tuesdays/thursdays members non-members 11:05 a.m. - 12 p.m. free $70 aqua balance this class will focus on balance and flexibility while strengthening core muscles. aqua balance is easy on joints and will help to relieve stiffness. warm water pool mondays wednesdays members non-members 12:05 - 1 p.m. 12:05 - 1 p.m. free $40 bionic baby boomers for those anticipating/recovering from knee or hip surgery, this class focuses on strengthening the muscles that support the knees and hips with additional focus on core and posture. this class helps improve muscle strength, making your recovery more comfortable. bbb is also a great way to continue strengthening and stretching the muscles after your incisions have healed. if you are experiencing knee or hip pain, this class will allow you to exercise with little or no discomfort as waist-high water reduces body weight by 50%. the warm pool is equipped with stairs and a chairlift. bbb is 55 minutes, and only ten spaces are available. warm water pool wednesdays fridays members non-members 9 - 9:55 a.m. 9 - 9:55 a.m. $30 $60 wednesdays/fridays members non-members $50 $110 deep water dynamics deep water dynamics uses fun combinations in a no-impact workout in the deep end of the large pool. participants must be comfortable in deep water and be able to swim without assistance. flotation belts are available. deep water dynamics is adaptable for all fitness levels. deep end of large pool mondays wednesdays members non-members 7:35 - 8:30 p.m. 8 - 8:55 a.m. 7:35 - 8:30 p.m. free $35 to ensure that all members have the opportunity to enjoy the y’s free water exercise classes, adult members may register for only two free water exercise classes per session. 28 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
aquatic group exercise session 1: january 6 - february 22 | session 2: february 24 - april 11 session 3: april 13 - may 30 deep water cardio participants will enjoy a variety of exercises done in deep water while using float belts. participants must be comfortable in deep water and able to swim without aid. this class will improve cardiovascular health and tone arms, legs and abs with high energy music to start the day. deep end of large pool mondays fridays members non-members 10:05 - 11 a.m. 10:05 - 11 a.m. $10 $40 y water fitness this class is a moderate-to-high intensity water exercise class designed to increase cardiovascular and muscle strength. shallow end of large pool mondays/wednesdays tuesdays/thursdays members non-members 7:35 - 8:30 p.m. 9 - 9:55 a.m. free $60 29 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019 twinges in the hinges twinges in the hinges is designed for those with moderate arthritis, or who experience joint and muscle aches. participants will enjoy exercises to help increase flexibility and range of motion. warm water pool mondays/wednesdays tuesdays/thursdays members non-members 11 - 11:55 a.m. 2 - 2:55 p.m. free $70 mondays/wednesdays/fridays 8 a.m. - 8:55 a.m. members non-members free $85 twinges in the hinges + twinges in the hinges + is similar to regular twinges in the hinges but with the added “plus” of moderate cardiovascular exercise. warm water pool tuesdays/thursdays tuesdays/thursdays tuesdays/thursdays members non-members 9 - 9:55 a.m. 1 - 2 p.m. 7:05 - 8 p.m. free $70 water exercise coupons walk-ins are welcome for all water exercise classes that have space available. members non-members $7 $12 water walking the shallow end of the large pool will be available to members for water walking or water jogging on your own. shallow end of large pool mondays/fridays wednesdays members only to ensure that all members have the opportunity 10 - 11 a.m. 8 - 9 a.m. free to enjoy the y’s free water exercise classes, adult members may register for only two free water exercise classes per session.
aquatic group exercise schedule classes listed in red on the schedule indicate the class is free for members as a benefit. all aquatic classes require registration. monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday 8 - 8:55 a.m. twinges in the hinges louise warm water pool 9 - 9:55 a.m. twinges in the hinges+ carol s. warm water pool 8 - 8:55 a.m. deep water dynamics denise large pool 9 - 9:55 a.m. twinges in the hinges+ carol s. warm water pool 8 - 8:55 a.m. twinges in the hinges louise warm water pool 10 - 11 a.m. water walking large pool 10:05 - 11 a.m. deep water cardio paula large pool 9 - 9:55 a.m. y water fitness warm water pool 11:05 a.m. - 12 p.m. afap carol k. warm water pool 8 - 8:55 a.m. twinges in the hinges louise warm water pool 8 - 9 a.m. water walking large pool 9 - 9:55 a.m. y water fitness warm water pool 11:05 a.m. - 12 p.m. afap carol k. warm water pool 9 - 9:55 a.m. bionic baby boomers paula warm water pool 10 - 11 a.m. water walking large pool 11 - 11:55 a.m. twinges in the hinges judi warm water pool 1 - 2 p.m. twinges in the hinges+ pat warm water pool 9 - 9:55 a.m. bionic baby boomers paula warm water pool 1 - 2 p.m. twinges in the hinges+ pat warm water pool 10:05 - 11 a.m. deep water cardio paula large pool 12:05 - 1 p.m. aqua balance carol s. warm water pool 7:35 - 8:30 p.m. y water fitness susan / mary jo large pool 7:35-8:30 p.m. deep water dynamics mary jo large pool 2 - 2:55 p.m. twinges in the hinges pat warm water pool 11 - 11:55 a.m. twinges in the hinges judi warm water pool 2 - 2:55 p.m. twinges in the hinges pat warm water pool 7:05 - 8 p.m. twinges in the hinges+ warm water pool 12:05 - 1 p.m. aqua balance carol s. warm water pool 7:05 - 8 p.m. twinges in the hinges+ warm water pool 7:35 - 8:30 p.m. y water fitness iris / margie large pool 7:35-8:30 p.m. deep water dynamics margie large pool 30 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
wellness personal fitness training personal training sessions involve working with a ymca certified trainer that will motivate you by setting goals and providing feedback and accountability. trainers will evaluate your strengths and weaknesses to ensure that the proper training program is implemented to increase overall health and wellness. trainers provide instruction on motivation adherence, form, technique and other lifestyle habits, like nutrition. contact willy cook, personal training coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-741-9622 ext. 114 for more information. personal training applications available at the front desk or online at www.sewickleyymca.org. one-on-one training, one-hour sessions: one session four sessions eight sessions $45 $175 $325 express training, thirty-minute sessions: four sessions eight sessions $85 $175 31 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019 get lean 2020 the sewickley ymca invites you to join our get lean in 2020 wellness challenge! the 12-week wellness program is aimed at improving individuals’ well-being through exercise, healthy eating, and behavior changes. registration will be from january 1 - january 20. for any questions, contact laura haddox at lhaddox@ sewickleyymca.org. program components: • one-on-one wellness coaching, each participant is assigned their own wellness coach to help motivate and support them in reaching their exercise goal. • weekly one-hour nutrition seminars held wednesday evenings at 7 p.m., led by a certified nutritionist to help keep you on track for nutrition and healthy eating. • private facebook motivation group for messaging and posting. • weekly incentive/participation prizes. • weekly nutrition tip. • weekly check-in by wellness coach. • a weekly workout that can be done at home. we will have one male and female challenge winner based on the percentage of total weight loss! winners receive: • $100 • three-month ymca membership • four one-hour personal training sessions nutrition workshop january 22 - april 15 wednesdays members only 7 - 8 p.m. $75
chronic disease management pedaling for parkinson’s the mission of pedaling for parkinson’s is to: • improve the quality of life of parkinson’s disease patients and their caregivers. • educate patients, caregivers and the general public about the benefits of maintaining an active lifestyle after parkinson’s. • support research dedicated to the prevention and treatment of parkinson’s disease. session 1: january 10 - march 13 session 2: march 20 - may 22 cycle studio fridays members non-members $15 $30 10:15 - 11 a.m. punching for parkinson’s this program is a non-contact format, where participants learn how to throw a variety of developing footwork, and hit boxing mitts. all techniques help to improve balance, coordination, agility, strengthen one’s voice, and counter rigidity. session 1: january 8 - march 11 session 2: march 18 - may 20 cycle studio wednesdays members non-members $15 $30 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. this program is a life-changing exercise and mobility program designed for people with a diagnosis of parkinson’s disease. led by a certified delay the disease instructor, the program improves the physical, mental and emotional realities of parkinson’s disease patients. beginning exercises will take place from a seated position. exercises will be modified, as needed, for all levels of parkinson’s disease participants. session 1: january 7 - march 12 session 2: march 17 - may 21 hunter gym tuesdays/thursdays members non-members 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. $50 $100 healthy living with cancer this program will fulfill the vital need of supporting cancer survivors who are transitioning from treatment and want to regain physical and emotional strength. this twelve-week program for adult cancer survivors (diagnosis through remission) meets twice a week for an hour and thirty minutes. the class is conducted by a certified cancer exercise specialist. benefits include: • building muscle and strength while increasing flexibility and endurance. • reducing the severity of therapy side effects. • preventing unwanted weight change. • improving energy and self-esteem. this free program provides participants a supportive environment and a feeling of community with their fellow survivors. donations to the y underwrite the costs associated with the program. space is limited and has a maximum of seven participants. contact adriane stoner, senior director for health and wellness at email@example.com or 412-741-9622 ext. 120 for more information. 32 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
trx what is trx? the trx system, also known as total resistance exercises, is a specialized form of suspension training that utilizes equipment developed by former u.s. navy seal, randy hetrick. trx is a form of suspension training that uses bodyweight exercises to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 6 - 7 p.m. 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. trx trx-class uses the suspension trainers only. maximum of six participants. you can register for 7-week session or purchase a single drop in, if space available. register online or through registration desk. exercise studio mondays wednesdays fridays sundays members only 7-week session members non members drop in based on availability member non-member trx iron circuit this class will use the suspension trainers along with kettlebells and barbells. maximum of 12 participants. you can register for 7-week session or purchase a single drop in, if space is available. register online or through registration desk. exercise studio thursdays members only 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. $45 $90 $8 $15 33 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
session 1: january 6 - february 23 | session 2: february 24 - april 12 session 3 april 13 - may 31 group exercise barre perfect for beginners, barre places emphasis on proper form and alignment, with added movements derived from ballet. cv gym wednesdays 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: body in balance exercises in this program are performed with large muscle movements, attention to effort and multiple postures. it is designed to help improve physical and cognitive function along with balance multiple tools and props will be used for all fitness levels c v gym thursday members $20 non-members $50 9:00-9:50 a.m. boot camp high-intensity workout using drills, skills, weights, and plyometric movements. cv gym mondays fridays saturdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 9:15 - 10:30 a.m. 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. cardio barre ballet dance movements will strengthen, shape and lengthen lower body muscles, dance experience not required. exercise studio mondays fridays 5:30 - 6:15 a.m. 5:30 - 6:15 a.m. cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: 34 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019 cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. 7 - 8 p.m. cardio jam cardio jam is an addictive fusion of the latest dance styles and the hottest new sounds that will provide an over the top cardio workout. cv gym mondays thursdays cardio pump this class combines aerobic exercises with weight resistance training to improve your fitness level and give you a full-body workout. cv gym saturdays conditioning & core conditioning & core will provide total body strengthening using added resistance along with core conditioning. cv gym wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. cycle using stationary cycles, this is a low-impact exercise that improves aerobic conditioning, core strength, and balance. cycle studio mondays tuesdays wednesdays 5:30 - 6:30 a.m. 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. thursdays 5:30 - 6:30 a.m. fridays saturdays 8 - 9 a.m. 9:15 - 10 a.m. 6 - 7 p.m. 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. 5 - 6 p.m.
6:15-7:15 p.m. 8 - 9 a.m. $60 pilates participants will utilize a series of exercises and movements that strengthen core muscles that support their daily movements. pilates is beneficial for those who have chronic back or neck discomfort. hunter gym tuesdays saturdays members non-members $115 exercise studio wednesdays 5:30 - 6:30 a.m. thursday members non-members $115 pilates & yoga punch card participate in classes on your schedule. purchase your seven-class punch card and present it to the instructor. the punch card has no expiration. members only $60 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. $60 plyokickboxing kickboxing moves combined with plyometric exercises including agility ladders, battle ropes, and punching bags will help you build muscle endurance and burn calories. hunter gym tuesdays 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: group exercise session 1: january 6 - february 23 | session 2: february 24 - april 12 session 3 april 13 - may 31 cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: dance fitness dance fitness provides a cardiovascular workout that includes fun moves of dancing and requires no dance experience. cv gym wednesdays 8:15 - 9 a.m. low-impact low-impact is a combination of cardio and muscle conditioning without impact. cv gym fridays 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. mix it this class offers a variety of formats to keep your workout fresh and challenging. cv gym wednesdays 6 - 6:50 p.m. thursdays 5:30 - 6:30 a.m. p90x this class combines a variety of exercise techniques, including strength training, cardio, yoga, plyometrics and martial arts. cv gym tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 35 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
session 1: january 6 - february 23 | session 2: february 24 - april 12 session 3 april 13 - may 31 group exercise pump-it this class is an energizing body conditioning class that uses a bar- bell sets and other added resistance to increase muscle definition, strength, and stamina. exercise studio tuesdays a.m. thursdays a.m. 9:30 - 10:30 9:30 - 10:30 hunter gym mondays a.m. saturdays 5:30 - 6:30 7 - 8 a.m. sculpt-it this workout is designed to shape and define muscles by adding the resistance of weights, bands, balls and body bars. added strength can be removed. cv gym tuesdays thursdays 10 - 11 a.m. 10 - 11 a.m. 9:15 - 9:45 a.m. step-express just like walking up and downstairs, step-express is a full-body toning cardio workout in under 30 minutes. cv gym tuesdays step & sculpt enjoy a challenging workout with high-energy step movements using the whole platform to keep you moving with added sculpting. cv gym mondays 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: stretch stretch lengthens muscles and improves joint flexibility with stretches using bands and balls. a chair can be used if needed. hunter gym tuesdays thursdays 8:15 - 9:15 a.m. 8:00 - 8:50 a.m. stretch and strength this class is designed to gently increase the range of motion of joints and strengthen their supporting muscles. a chair can be used if needed. cv gym mondays 8:15 - 9:15 a.m tae kwon do this korean martial art program combines self-defense techniques with sport and physical exercise while developing strength, speed, balance, flexibility, and stamina. hunter gym tuesdays thursdays members non-members $115 8:30 - 10 p.m. 8 - 9:30 p.m. $85 total body workout this workout has cardiovascular and conditioning exercises that provide you with a total body workout. cv gym mondays a.m. tuesdays thursday sundays 5:30 - 6:30 a.m. 6 - 7 p.m. 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. 10:30 - 11:30 cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: 36 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
group exercise session 1: january 6 - february 23 | session 2: february 24 - april 12 session 3 april 13 - may 31 trx stretch trx stretch-class uses the suspension trainers along with rollers and bands. maximum of 12 participants per class and registration is through the front desk. wednesdays 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. exercise studio fridays 10 a.m. members non-members yogilates yogilates combines the core work of pilates and the stretch of yoga. exercise studio wednesdays 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. members non-members $60 $115 9:15 - $30 $60 cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: cardio: balance: tone/sculpt: rhythmic/dance: yoga yoga participants will gain flexibility, strength, relieve tension and stress through physical poses, stretches, controlled breathing and meditation. monday classes will be restorative. walter j. brannon community activity center mondays fridays 8 - 9 a.m. 8 - 9 a.m. exercise studio 6:45-7:45 p.m. thursdays members $60 non-members $115 37 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
health & wellness schedule this schedule is subject to change. monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 5:30 - 6:30 a.m. total body workout amy cv gym 5:30 - 6:30 a.m. cycle mike cycle studio 5:30 - 6:30 a.m. pump it amy hunter gym 5:30 - 6:15 a.m. cardio barre chris exercise studio 8 - 9 a.m. yoga chris cac 8:15 - 9:15 a.m. stretch & strength amy cv gym 9:15 - 10 a.m. cycle chris cycle studio 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. cardio jam shasta cv gym 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. trx amy exercise studio 8:15 - 9:15 a.m. stretch chris hunter gym 9:15 - 9:45 a.m. step express amy cv gym 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. cycle adriane cycle studio 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. pump it chris exercise studio 10 - 11 a.m. sculpt it amy cv gym 5:30 - 6:30 a.m. mix it amy cv gym 8:00 - 8:50 a.m. stretch chris hunter gym 9 - 9:50 a.m. body in balance chris cv gym 5:30 - 6:30 a.m. pilates amy exercise studio 8:15 - 9 a.m. dance fitness chris cv gym 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. punch for parkinsons chris cycle studio 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. cycle adriane cycle studio 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. yogilates adriane exercise studio 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. barre amy cv gym 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. pump it exercise studio 10 - 11 a.m. sculpt it amy cv gym 5:30 - 6:15 a.m. cardio barre chris exercise studio 5:30 - 6:30 a.m. cycle george cycle studio 8 - 9 a.m. yoga chris cac 9:15 - 10 a.m. trx stretch chris exercise studio 9:15 - 10:30 a.m. boot camp adriane cv gym 7 - 8 a.m. pump it adriane hunter gym 8 - 9 a.m. pilates amy hunter gym 8 - 9 a.m. cycle adriane cycle studio 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. cardio pump amy cv gym 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. cycle laura cycle studio 10:15 - 11 a.m. pedal for parkinsons chris cycle studio 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. boot camp laura cv gym sunday 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. total body workout cassy cv gym 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. trx chris exercise studio 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. delay the disease chris hunter gym 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. trx zoey exercise studio 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. pilates adriane exercise studio 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. low impact amy cv gym 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. total body workout brianna cv gym 5 - 6 p.m. cycle adriane cycle studio 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. conditioning & core adriane cv gym 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. delay the disease chris hunter gym 6-7 p.m. trx zoey exercise studio 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. boot camp lori cv gym 6 - 7 p.m. cycle phyllis cycle studio 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. step & sculpt amy cv gym 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. p90x cassy cv gym 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. plyokickboxing robert hunter gym 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. pilates hunter gym 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. cycle chris cycle studio 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. trx stretch chris exercise studio 6:00 - 6:50 p.m. mix it laura cv gym 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. trx iron circuit rick exercise studio 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. yoga lisa exercise studio 6 - 7 p.m. total body workout cassy cv gym 7 - 8 p.m. cardio jam shasta cv gym 38 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
group sports tennis lessons contact adriane stoner, senior director of health & wellness, at 412-741-9622 ext. 120 or firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange your lesson. payment must be made at the ymca before your lesson. members only 1 hour 1 hour and 30 minutes $55 $80 wallyball challenge your wallyball skills in this fast-paced, off the wall volleyball game. members only free 18+ basketball, pick up members, age 18 and over, can join in pick-up basketball games during times listed on the group sports schedule. members only free pickle-ball, pick up pickle-ball is a combination of ping-pong, tennis, and badminton. equipment is available upon request. large gym mondays/wednesdays/fridays 10 - 1 p.m. members non-members free $5 racquetball courts enjoy racquetball, handball, or wallyball in one of our two racquetball courts. members must reserve a court up to seven days in advance, and the key is available at the front desk. protective eyewear is required, an adult must accompany children under 12. members only free 16+ volleyball, pick up co-ed members, age 16 and over, can enjoy a casual, yet competitive game of volleyball. mondays/wednesdays members only 8:15 - 10 p.m. free group sports schedule classes listed in red on the schedule indicate the class is free for members as a benefit. monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday 5:30 - 7:30 a.m. pick-up basketball cv gym 11:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. pick-up basketball cv gym 9 - 11 a.m. wallyball racquetball court 11:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. pick-up basketball cv gym 5:30 - 7:30 a.m. pick-up basketball cv gym 7 - 8:45 a.m. pick-up basketball cv & large gym 9 - 11 a.m. wallyball racquetball court 4 - 5 p.m. pick-up basketball cv gym 10-1 p.m. pick-up pickle ball large gym 8 - 9:30 p.m. tae kwon do robert hunter gym 10 - 1 p.m. pick-up pickle ball large gym 2 - 4 p.m. pick-up basketball cv gym 10 - 1 p.m. pick-up pickle ball large gym 8:30 - 10 p.m. pick-up basketball cv gym 8 - 10 p.m. volleyball cv gym 8:30 - 10 p.m. pick-up basketball cv gym 11:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. pick-up basketball cv gym sunday 8 - 10 p.m. volleyball cv gym 8:30 - 10 p.m. tae kwon do robert hunter gym 6:45 - 8:45 p.m. pick-up basketball cv gym 2 - 4 p.m. pick-up basketball cv gym 39 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
platform tennis played on a screened court, one quarter the size of a regular tennis court, using 18-inch paddles and a spongy rubber ball, platform tennis combines tennis, squash, and racquetball. four courts are available daily from 5:15 a.m. – 10 p.m. with court lighting for night play. free to members. courts may be reserved five days in advance by calling the registration desk at 412-741-9622. paddle program manager, christi hays christi is a certified paddle (ppta) and tennis (uspta and ptr) pro. in the last 40 years, she has served as the head racquets professional at the edgeworth club, head racquets professional at the lagunitas (ca) country club and racquets instructor at the allegheny country club. christi was awarded the first-ever “wppta lifetime achievement award” in may 2007 by the west penn paddle tennis association. she has vast teaching experience with all ages and levels of skill and hopes to use her expertise to broaden and enhance our programs. platform tennis teams (wppta) a member of the western pa platform tennis association, our all-member teams, compete throughout western pa, practicing and playing weekly matches, fall-spring. members only $130 per person/season 40 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
active older adults active older adults is open to the 55+ community. it is free to join and provides fun activities designed to establish and maintain a healthy mind, body, and spirit. register today at the sewickley valley ymca. for more information about active older adult programs, events or joining, contact paula tapia at 412-741-9622, ext. 106 or by e-mail at email@example.com. annual senior games join in for a friendly competition of events that include, basketball toss, football toss, wii bowling, bingo and more followed by an award ceremony where you may receive gold, silver and bronze medals and a nice lunch. may 28 members non-members 10 – 2 p.m. $14 $16 rockin new year’s dinner & dance sport your finest clothes and bring the new year 2020 in style! dinner and dancing. b.y.o.b. register by december 20. saturday, january 4 walter j. brannon community activity center members non-members 5:30-9:30 p.m. $14 $16 weekly social join us for coffee, light snacks, activities, friendship, and conversation every thursday. this free program is open to all age 55 and older. no registration is required. sewickley valley ymca oasis thursdays p.m. members & non-members 10 a.m. - 12 free active older adult safety lunch & learn join friends for a safety lunch and learn where the sewickley police and fire department will provide tips and informative discussions assist in keeping you safe. walter j. brannon community activity center february 24 12 - 2p.m. members non-members $10 $12 march “bingo” madness pack your favorite luch and let’s play bingo! door prizes for winners. beverages and light dessert provided. march 19 members non-members 12 - 2 p.m. $5 $8 active older adult sponsors 41 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
social groups & community community breastfeeding moms network the breastfeeding moms network is a support group for breastfeeding or pumping mothers. healthy moms and babies, as well as expectant mothers, are welcome to attend meetings. the group is led by edith davidson, rn, ibclc, international board certified lactation consultant, from heritage valley sewickley. there will be a one-morning meeting and one evening meeting per month. the first wednesday meeting will be from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and the 3rd wednesday meeting will be from 6 - 8 p.m. the meeting will be held in the board room on the lower level next to child watch. child watch is available; for more information contact edith at firstname.lastname@example.org. board room 1st wednesday 3rd wednesday members & non-members 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 6 - 8 p.m. free social groups bible study this program is a non-denominational bible study in a small group setting. registration is not required. sit and stitch bring your favorite craft to work on, while socializing with friends during sit and stitch. oasis conference room tuesdays members only 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. free smc the men’s club meets weekly and includes social hour with coffee and doughnuts, speakers, lunch groups, and volunteer opportunities. come check us out. all ages welcome. hunter gym fridays 9:30 a.m. (social time) 10 - 11 a.m. (program) if you are interested in joining the smc or would like more information contact roni vilseck at 412-741-9622 ext. 112. 42 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
faith in action faith in action provides the elderly with volunteer drivers to help them remain independent, and a vital part of their community by providing free transportation to doctor appointments and medical treatments, the grocery store, and access to conduct their personal affairs. faith in action provides over 1,300 rides annually to seniors in the sewickley valley and surrounding service communities through a network of volunteer drivers. faith in action began in 2002 as a community outreach program at the sewickley valley ymca, and now is a program jointly supported through a partnership between the y and heritage valley health system. faith in action is funded by community donations and support from the ymca and heritage valley sewickley foundation. for more information, to make a gift of volunteer opportunities, contact our faith in action director, heather ochman, at 412-741-9622 ext. 135 or email@example.com. who we help faith in action helps adults age 60 and over who live in the quaker valley, cornell, moon, and ambridge area school districts. branches also located in west allegheny and zelienople. who volunteers men and women who • have busy schedules. • work during the day. • like to make the most of their time. • support philanthropic projects. • are retired and want to volunteer. how you can help • become a volunteer • make a financial gift • start a corporate sponsorship • refer a friend to volunteer 44 sewickley valley ymca fall 2019 43 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
facility rental & birthday parties hunter gym birthday parties book your next party at the y! included is a party space, tables, and chairs, balloons, tablecloths, and staff to lead activities. parents provide food, paper products, favors, and any additional decor. a non- refundable $50 deposit is required to hold the date, and the remaining balance is due on the day of your party. hunter gym birthday parties are for children up to age 8. for more information, contact marc smith, senior director for youth, teen, and family at 412- 741-9622 ext. 103. hunter gym saturdays members non-members 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 4 - 6 p.m. $195/12 children $5/additional child $215/12 children $8/additional child large & warm water pool the y is a great place to celebrate your child’s birthday! our two-hour party package includes one hour of swim and one hour in the party room which holds groups up to 25. the inflatable play structure is available upon request for the large pool only. to reserve your party today, contact paula kwalick at 412-741-9622 ext. 134 or firstname.lastname@example.org. warm water pool saturdays only members non-members 12 - 2 p.m. $150 $200 large pool 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. saturdays 2 - 4 p.m. sundays $150 members $200 members and inflatable $200 non-members non-members and inflatable $250 walter j. brannon community activity center the walter j. brannon community activity center provides an unforgettable experience boasting ample natural light, a view of war memorial park and a large covered deck with seating. the main hall is ideal for larger groups (up to 60) and features a kitchenette. all reservations are made for a three-hour block of time. for more information, contact roni vilseck at email@example.com or 412-741-9622 ext. 112. business groups members non-members $250 $400 $50 $100 community service and nonprofit groups members non-members family events, birthday parties, etc. members non-members rental hours and availability monday - thursday friday saturday sunday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. $200 $300 44 sewickley valley ymca winter/spring 2019
then. now. always. the sewickley valley ymca has significantly changed in the last 125 years, but fulfilling our mission and supporting the community remains constant. in 2018, the y awarded $549,696 to more than 1,400 children, teens, adults and seniors for membership, child care, swim lessons, youth classes, wellness and chronic disease management programs. mission. impact. community. as a cause-driven charitable organization, the y is dedicated to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving the health and well-being of our communities and giving back by providing support to our neighbors. “we love the y. since we adopted our son, who is now 7, we use it so much. he has loved his swimming classes, camp and preschool, and we have loved it too. if we didn’t have the scholarship we have now, we could not have afforded the programs and membership at the y. we value my son’s experience at the y very highly and hope we can continue providing the same experiences for him. the y is a big part of his life, and ours as well.” -family, receiving 50% scholarship $50 $100 four months of membership for a youth. $750 one year membership for a single-parent family. eight weeks of delay the disease for 10 adults with a diagnosis of parkinson’s. $1,000 two weeks of preschool for two children. $250 one month of before school child care for two children. give for a better us. sewickleyymca.org/giving/annual-campaign $500 two weeks of summer camp for three children. commemorative $125 seven weeks of swim lessons for four children.
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