SPECIAL ACTIVITIES/FAMILY EVENTS

Special Interest Flyer:   2017-18 Winter Spring Brochure Youth Special Interest

Family Events

 

No School Fun Day

YMCAFunDay2015No School Fun Day for K-5th graders. On No School Fun Days we will host a day where parents can drop the kids off at 9:00am and pick them up at 3:00pm. They will be kept busy with fun activities all day. Each child will need to bring a bathing suit and towel and a sack lunch.

Fee: members $7.00, non-member $14.00 – NEXT DATE: TBD

Pre-registration is required, Space is limited. If we do have room and you register the day of the fun day there will be a $5.00 late fee assessed.

Registration flyer: Coming Soon!

 

 

 

Child & Babysitting Safety Course

We will be offering a Babysitting Class for those 11-14yrs.
who would like to take on the responsibility of babysitting.

 

The class will consists of the following sections:
• Introduction/Babysitting as a Business
• Safety and Injury Prevention
• Leadership
• Play Time
• Basic Caregiving Skills
• First Aid

Dates: Friday, April 20th 5:30-8:30pm and Saturday, April 21st 9:00am-12:00pm. You must attend both sessions to become certified.

Class is taught by Bonnie Hanson a Level 5 American Safety and Health Institute Instructor.

Fee: $25.00 Y members, $35.00 non-members

Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Registration ends April 16th
For more information call 419-435-6608 ask for Bonnie.

Informational Flyer: babysitting flyer April 2018

 

 

homeslider_ffn_090216-400x300Family Friday Nights (January – March)

The big gym will be set aside on the dates listed below for the inflatable Big Fun Run. This is fun for all ages! The Big Fun Run will be ready to go from 6:00-8:00pm The pools are also available from 6:30-8:00pm. Each month we will offer different family activities such as movies & themed nights. The Family FUN Night’s are held on the 1st Friday’s of each month in January, February & March.

January 5th – Remote Control Vehicle Night – Bring all the cool remote control toys you got for Christmas & test them out at our Family Fun Night. We will have the small gym available to race your cars or fly your helicopters.  January Flyer:  Coming Soon!

February 2nd – Come dressed as your favorite Pirate, Mermaid or Fish & come to the pool for a fun time of underwater games & adventures. February Flyer: GEARY FAMILY YMCA mermaid fun night

March 2nd – Wear your comfy pajamas & bring your blankets & popcorn & join us for a fun family movie in the aerobics room. We will have a family friendly movies to choose from. March Flyer:  Coming Soon!

Bring a guest family for $15.00. If they join within 30 days they can apply their $15.00 towards their membership.

 

Valentines_KidsNightOutValentines Kids Night Out

We appreciate your membership and want to offer the kids and parents a night out. The kids will enjoy swimming, the Fun Run, crafts, basketball as well as popcorn and snacks. Kids age 1 – 16, FREE to MEMBERS ONLY, Non-Members pay guest fees (family maximum $15) – Saturday, February 17th, 2016 – 6:00-9:00pm

Registration Flyer: Coming Soon!

 

Seneca County Park District Partnership – Family Days

Family days will be held at Fruth Outdoor Center, 10130 West St. Rt. 18, Fostoria. – Dates: TBD

All programs are free and open to the public.  Registration is appreciated, 419-435-3915 or scpd_programs@yahoo.com

Seneca County Park District

 

 

Girl Scouts Spring Break Day Camp

Who: All girls in kindergarten through fifth grades, new to Girl Scouts and looking to have the best
Spring Break ever!
When: March 28th & March 29th , 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (Check-in 8:30-9am)
Where: Geary Family YMCA, 154 West Center Street, Fostoria
Cost: $15 registration for Non YMCA Members (financial assistance available)
Current Girl Scouts may attend camp if they bring a friend who is new to Girl Scouting!

For more information contact Brittney Cassi 567-225-3542 or brittneycassi@gswo.org

Informational Flyer: Girl Scouts

 

 

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Fall Harvest Party – Saturday, September TBD

Join us for our Fall Family Harvest Party at the Fruth Outdoor Center on St. Rt. 18 east of Fostoria from 6-9pm.  We will be giving hayrides, walking in the woods, playing games, having food and fellowship.  Hope to see you there!  Fee: $2.00 per individual or a family maximum of $12.  Please pre-register at the Courtesy Counter by Wednesday, September 21st

Registration Flyer: Coming Soon!

Trick or Treating at the Y

Dress up in your Halloween costume and join us for trick or treating at the YMCA. Get all the joy of Halloween without having to worry about the weather. If you don’t have anybody to bring trick or treating, feel free to bring some candy to pass out with us.

Registration flyer: Coming Soon!
Time:  6:00-7:30pm – Saturday, October TBD

Family Holiday Extravaganza Night

Start your holiday season at the YMCA with our Family Holiday Extravaganza at the YMCA Annex on North Street in conjunction with Fostoria Chamber of Commerce’s “Christmas in Fosterville”.  Come downtown and watch the holiday parade, decorate cookies and do crafts. If you’re on Santa’s “nice list” he may make an appearance. Join us for the fun!

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Sat. Dec. TBD

 

 

 

Youth Activities

Little Ninja

This is a program for kids 4-6 yrs of age. The class consists of concentrating on teaching skills including balance, focus, teamwork, control, memory, discipline, fitness and coordination.  It is a fun workout for the students.  They learn to punch and kick but NEVER at each other. Safety tips, such as what to do if approached by a stranger are also incorporated.  Students are awarded belts and stripes as they master their skills. The program instructor is John Paxton, a fourth degree black belt in Kempo Martial Arts.  Mr. Paxton has been teaching a similar program at Findlay Martial Arts Academy for six years with great success.  Uniforms can be purchased through Mr. Paxton, but are optional.

Fee: Members $25.00, Non-members $35.00
Time:  Tuesday 4:30-5:00pm

 

 

Youth Strength Training Class

This class is for boys & girls grades 6th, 7th & 8th. This class will teach basic lifting skills to allow the kids to use the free weight room. All Youth interested must take this class in order to use the free weight room.

Time: Tuesday  & Thursday 4:30-5:30pm
Instructor: 
Kari Clagg

Fee:  Y Members $15.00  Non-members $45.00

 

Family/Kid Fit

This family friendly kids’ fitness class will be available to kids grades 1st & up. You can come as a family or kids can come on their own. We’re going to work up sweat, build muscle & have fun! This program follows registration and session dates.

Time: Monday 7:00 – 7:45pm
Instructor: 

Fee:  Y Members kids $10.00, Families $20,  Non-member kids $18.00 & Non-member families $30

 

Teen Hang Time

Basketball – Kickball – Swimming – Movies – the Family Fun Center or just hanging out with friends. Grades 5-9.

Parent volunteer chaperones appreciated and needed.

Each teen will be asked to sign in & can not leave or re-renter. We do not provide locks & they are not permitted to be on cell phones anywhere in the Y except for the lobby.

Next Date: Saturday, February 17th –  7:00 – 10:00pm (kids must be picked up promptly at 10pm)

Fee: Members $5.00, Non-members $8.00, Family Maximum of $15.00

Flyer: Teen night Feb 18