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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

At the Y, we don’t just teach swimming lessons or coach soccer. We’re about youth development: ensuring that the 9 million children and teens in our programs reach their full potential by helping them grow— physically, mentally and socially— from young children into engaged, active members of their communities.
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HEALTHY LIVING

Being healthy means more than simply being physically active. It’s about maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. The Y is a place where you can work toward that balance by challenging yourself to learn a new skill or hobby, fostering connections with friends through our lifelong learning programs, or bringing your loved ones closer together through our many family-centered activities.
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SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

To bring about meaningful change, individuals need ongoing encouragement and tools. We’re here day-in and day-out to provide the resources our communities need to address the most pressing social issues: child welfare, education, employment, housing and substance abuse. We work to make sure every child, family and community has what they need to achieve their best.

ALWAYS IN PLAY AT THE Y

  FITNESS & WELLNESS

HEALTHY LIVING Achieving and maintaining wellness is a task that’s never finished. That’s why a healthy lifestyle is so important. We’re here to help you regardless of your starting point with a variety of classes and supports to keep you healthy in spirit, mind and body! …(class schedule)

  AQUATICS

SUMMER SWIM TEAM | JUNE 15 – July 22 | Mon & Wed | 6:30 – 8:00pm Competitors that are 5-18 years old, with a variety of skills, will enjoy our Summer Swim Team program. The emphasis will be on teamwork, sportsmanship, and personal achievement in the water. This is a relaxed environment where swimmers will build self-confidence and refine their skills.

Deadline to register is Friday June 5th.

ADULT AQUA CLASSES Splash your way into shape with an invigorating low-impact aquatic exercise. Check out the variety of classes available …(class schedule)

  YOUTH SPORTS

OUTDOOR GOLF LESSONS  Take your game outside to improve your game.  Lessons are held at the Ridges Golf Course and begin on the driving range, eventually moving out onto the course.  On the last day a short tournament will be held.
AGE          5-15
DATE       Summer 2015 | Tues & Thurs | Dates TBA
TIME       8:30 – 10:30am
LOCATION  The Ridges Golf Course
FEE          $20/Member        $30/Non-Member

KARATE TUMBLE Our carefully structured program allows children ages 5 & over to develop confidence, increase physical ability and learn the discipline to achieve personal goals. This class focuses on skill development, conditioning and flexibility …(read more)

  GYMNASTICS

GYMNASTICS TEAM SWC YMCA Gymnastics Team is organized to coach athletes in acquiring and executing skills with a progressive approach. It is an exciting time for gymnasts! The USA Gymnastics Women’s Program Committee created new routines for the Junior Olympic levels …(read more)

SPECIAL EVENTS

  SPRING/SUMMER 2015

Gymnastics & Cheer Camp | Friday Aug 21 | 8am – 5pm | Kdg-8th grade   Wisconsin Rapids ONLY Elite Gymnastics Facility invites you to spend the day with us. Kids will focus on safety, fun and making friends.

The day will include a USAG high level gymnastics demo, snacks, lunch, crafts, prizes and much more!

Register today – $20/Members or $30/Non-Members

RESIDENT & DAY CAMP | JUNE 8 – AUGUST 28 | AGE 5 – 14 We have more than 50 years of experience in providing a safe, thriving environment for young people to explore personal interests, build self-esteem, discover the outdoors and make lasting friendships and memories.>

YMCA CAMP ALEXANDER is located at 1053 Camp Road – Wisconsin Rapids – WI – 54494 on beautiful NEPCO Lake.
Contact Stefanie “Tweezer” Lawhorn, Camp Director at 715.818.6013 or lawhorn@swcymca.org for more information.

2015 SWC YMCA TRIATHLON | Saturday June 27 | 9am | Lake Wazeecha 

Register at www.active.com or at SWC YMCA.  The triathlon is a 1/4 Mile Swim, 14.5 Mile Bike and 3.7 Mile Run.  You can compete as an individual in 6 age divisions, Clydesdale/Athena or as a team.


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Our Mission

 

To put Christian principles
into practice through programs that build a healthy
spirit, mind and body for all.