Kishwaukee Family YMCA

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Youth Fitness

Youth Fitness Orientations

Family Fit Orientations (Ages 8-11)
Following the completion of the Family Fit Orientation, members will have access to use the all cardio equipment, selectorized weight machines and body weight exercises. They will also be educated in performing body weight exercises.
1. Since it is a family affair, parents or guardians must attend the orientation and work out with their youth in future visits. Members must pass a test and have parent consent at the end of the orientation, prior to facility access.
2. Parents/Guardians and children are both required to wear a
Green Wristband while in the Wellness Center together, indicating they have completed the Family Fit Orientation. Wristband can be picked up at the Member Relations Desk.
3. YMCA Employees reserve the right to ask both parents/guardians and children to leave the Wellness Center if they do not have a wristband and are not together at all times.

Study Guide

Mondays 10:15am & 6:15pm
Saturdays 11:00am

Youth/Tween Orientation (Ages 12-15)
Following the completion of the Youth/Tween Orientation, members will have access to use all cardio equipment, selectorized strength machines and light free weights not within the free weight area.
1. Members must pass a test at the end of the orientation, prior to facility access.
2. Youth are required to wear a Green Wristband while in the Wellness Center; wristbands can be picked up at the Member Relations Desk.
3. YMCA employees reserve the right to ask youth/tweens to leave the Wellness Center if they do not have a wristband and are
abusing their privilege of being in the Wellness Center.

Study Guide

Mondays 10:15am & 6:15pm
Saturdays 11:00am

Teen/Adult Orientation (Ages 16+)
Get acquainted with the Wellness Center equipment, learn safe techniques for equipment use, proper lifting form, and etiquette. Chat with one of our friendly and experienced staff about your fitness goals.
1. Even if you’ve used the equipment before, this orientation is extremely helpful. During this 45-minute session a trained wellness staff member will lead you through cardio and strength equipment to better understand how to use them properly to get the most
out of your workout.

Appointments are available the following days and times:

Wednesday 10:00am-10:45am
Thursday 6:00pm-6:45pm
Saturday 11:00am-11:45am


Youth Fitness Programs and Classes

Session Dates:
Fall 1: September 4-October 28
Fall 2: October 29-December 23

Building Strong Kids (Ages 8-14)
For children ages 8-14 who want to start a healthier lifestyle and have fun! Includes active games, strength training and conditioning. Not only will kids get healthy but they’ll build confidence. They will learn proper exercise techniques while having fun with other kids.

Tuesday 5:30-6:15pm

Member Fee: $30
Program Participant Fee: $56


Session Dates:
Fall 1: September 4-October 28
Fall 2: October 29-December 23

NEW! Parent/Child Preschool Movement
Parents and preschool-aged children will work together with a certified personal trainer on fine and large motor skills. We will work on increasing your child’s coordination, dexterity, strength and more!

Tuesday 10:30-11:00am

Member Fee: $20
Program Participant Fee: $40

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Hula Hoop Dance (Family Friendly)
Join us for an exciting, fun new workout! Hula Hoop is great for abs, enhances cardio fitness, balance and coordination! This class helps us put play in our lives and gets our groove back. A
great family activity! Children 7-12 must have an adult attend the class with them.

Tuesday 5:30pm-6:15pm

Member Fee: $34
Program Participant Fee: $64

-plus $5 per child

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