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Winter/Spring 2012
Program Guide

MONTACHUSETT REGIONAL YMCA
         hours of operation                                          staff
  Monday-Friday          5:00am-9:30pm
  Saturday               7:00am-7:00pm
  Sunday                 7:00am-7:00pm                            Administration
                                                              David Connell, Ext. 204
   Locker Rooms remain open 30 minutes                        dconnell@montymca.org
        after Program Areas Close.                               Executive Director
                                                              Laurie Sleeper, Ext. 208
          Holiday Hours 8:00am-5:00pm
                                                              lsleeper@montymca.org
                Gymnasium & Pool
           Operate on Sunday Schedule
                                                              Administrative Assistant
                                                                     Aquatics
Session Dates                                                Heather Duarte, Ext. 210
Winter                                                       hduarte@montymca.org
Begin Weeks Of:                                                  Aquatics Director
January 2nd, January 30th, February 27th                          Child Care/Camp
Spring                                                       Lenny A. Rivera, Ext. 216
Weeks of                                                      lrivera@montymca.org
March 26th, April 23rd, May 21st                             School Age/Camp Director
Closed                                                   Pamela Christian-Ridings, Ext. 232
Thursday, November 24th, Thanksgiving                        pridings@montymca.org
Sunday, December 25th, Christmas                                Preschool Director
Sunday, April 8th, Easter
                                                                     Facilities
Holiday Hours                                                  Bob Krafve, Ext. 202
Saturday, December 24th, Christmas Eve (closes 12noon)        rkrafve@montymca.org
Saturday, December 31st, New Years Eve (closes 5pm)              Facilities Director
Sunday, January 1st, New Years Day
                                                                      Finance
                                                                 Lou Nasti, Ext. 229
                                                               lnasti@montymca.org
   Contents                                                       Finance Director
   3        Your Membership
                                                                  Member Services
   4-6      Aquatics                                         Jennifer Gordon, Ext. 214
                                                              jgordon@montymca.org
   7-10     Health & Wellness                             Membership/Marketing Director
                                                                Lynn Scott, Ext. 212
   11       Child Care                                         lscott@montymca.org
                                                               Membership Secretary
   12       Teen
                                                                   Teen Center
   13       Community                                        Angaw Kahassai, Ext. 206
                                                             akahassai@montymca.org
   15       Rentals and Camp                                       Teen Director


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                                     YOUR MEMBERSHIP

methods of payment                                    program credit/refund policy
DRAFT                                                 Should the YMCA need to cancel a class, a full
Pay on the 15th of every month and not worry          refund or credit will be issued to the
about renewing your membership.         Your          participant.
checking, savings or credit card will be              Should the participant cancel prior to the first
drafted each month.                                   class, a full refund or credit will be provided.
ANNUAL                                                Should the participant cancel after the first
Your membership will be paid in full upon             class meeting, whether or not they attended,
joining and renewed each year. Payment                a 50% refund will be issued.
accepted by cash, check or credit card.
                                                      Should the participant cancel after the second
financial assistance                                  class meeting, no credit or refund will be
It is the belief of the Montachusett Regional         issued.
YMCA that we do not turn any person away.
All of our memberships, childcare and
program services be accessible to any person          insurance rebates
regardless of age, income, race or religion. If       As a member of the Montachusett Regional
you feel you cannot afford the Montachusett           YMCA you may be entitled to reimbursement
Regional YMCA please fill out one of our              from your health insurance carrier. Most
financial assistance applications.                    insurance carriers require you to be a member
                                                      for 6 months. Please contact them to inquire
guests
                                                      and we will be more than happy to assist you
Guests are always welcome at the
                                                      in providing the appropriate documentation.
Montachusett Regional YMCA. A day pass
can be purchased for $15.00/individual or             The following     insurance    providers   may
$20.00/family.                                        reimburse you:
                                                      Fallon Community Health Plan
canceling your membership
                                                      Blue Cross Blue Shield
To cancel your membership, you must provide
                                                      Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan
a minimum of 30 days written notice.
                                                      Tufts
Questions?     Call Lynn at 978-343-4847
x212
The YMCA reserves the right to change
membership fees with 30 days written notice
to members.
reciprocity (New England)
All of our members enjoy the New England
wide reciprocity program. Your membership
at the Montachusett Regional YMCA will be
honored at most Y’s within New England. Be
sure to call the visiting Y first and check for
any restrictions.




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                                           AQUATICS

Parent & Tot                                           Starfish- This is the advanced level of the
Ages 6 months – 4 years. 30 minutes                    preschool program; bubbles are not used in this
                                                       level. Children will be taught backstroke,
Fee: $32/4 weeks
                                                       improve their crawl stroke, improve their diving
This is an introductory stage for parents and
                                                       skills and improve on previously learned skills.
their children. Water adjustment skills, songs         30 minutes
and games along with age appropriate skills                 Mon…….…9:00am, 10:00am, 10:30am
are taught.                                                 Tues…………………….…………….….2:00pm
                                                             Wed………………………...9:00am, 2:00pm
Tues…………………..9:00am                                          Thur…..…………………..10:00am, 2:00pm
Sat…………………....9:00am                                         Fri…..……..…9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am
                                                             Sat…………….…………..9:30am, 11:00am

                                                       The YMCA Youth
                                                       Swimming lessons: Grades 1 – 6
                                                       Fee: $32/4 weeks

                                                       The levels of the national program are:
                                                       Pollywog: (Beginner) Children are encouraged
The YMCA Preschool Swimming                            to swim independently for 15 yards doing a
Ages 4-6 prior to grade one                            paddle stroke (dog paddle) without floatation.
                                                       Personal safety, floating, breath control,
Fee: $32/4 weeks                                       kicking, and other basic skills are taught.
                                                       30 minutes
Classes are divided into three levels.
PIKES- (Beginner level) Floatation devices             Guppy: Swimming the length of the pool (25
(double bubbles) are used to give the children         yards) doing a paddle stroke and swimming
the necessary support for learning how to              25 yards doing a rudimentary crawlstroke
swim. Skills include floating with or without          with a teaching aid are the two primary skills
support, jumping independently and swimming            in Guppy. Personal safety, floating, rhythmic
10-15 yards of the pool without assistance             breathing, and other basic skills are taught.
in a horizontal position. 30 minutes                   30 minutes

EELS- Children are encouraged to swim 15               Minnow:     Crawlstroke,     backstroke    and
yards of the pool wearing a single bubble, float       sidestroke are the primary skills in Minnow.
independently, dive, and swim underwater. By           Other skills include personal safety, floating,
the end of the class the single bubble should be       treading water, and sculling.
removed from the child. 30 minutes                     30 minutes

RAYS- Crawl stroke is introduced along with            Fish: Crawlstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke
rhythmic breathing and improving previously            and elementary backstroke are the primary
learned skills. There are no bubbles in the ray        skills in Fish. Other skills include: personal
level. 30 minutes                                      safety, diving, treading water, and survival
                                                       floating.
                                                       45 minutes



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                                            AQUATICS


Flying Fish: Breaststroke & butterfly are the                          SCUBA
primary skills in Flying Fish. Other skills will
                                                       Register at Andy’s Sport Shop in Fitchburg.
include:    improving      crawlstroke,     and
                                                       If interested please call (978) 343-6330.
backstroke. Children will also learn flip turns,
                                                       Classes are scheduled for Tuesday
diving from the starting blocks, and personal
                                                       evenings.
safety.
45 minutes
                                                             *SWIM INSTRUCTION
Shark: Shark is the most advanced YMCA                                  FOR THE
swimming class at our Quincy facility. In                            TERRIFIED
shark, children will review the four                   It’s never too late to learn to swim! A
competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke,            special adult swim instruction program for
breaststroke & crawl stroke). Competitive              the beginner swimmer.
starts and turns will be learned as well as
endurance swimming and simple lifeguarding             Members$28/4wks., Others $40/4 wks.
skills.                                                Wed………………….10:00-10:30am
45 minutes

Schedule                                                *ADULT SWIM INSTRUCTION
Gr. 1-6                                                Basic   Swimming   skill  and   stroke
        Tues……….………5:00pm                              improvement    for    beginners    and
        Thurs……………...5:00pm                            intermediates.
Gr. 1-4
        Sat…………………10:00am                              Members $28/4 weeks, Others $40/4weeks
Gr. 5-8                                                   Wed…………………….8:00-8:30pm
        Sat………………….10:30am




       SWIM TEAM
The Montachusett Regional YMCA is home
to the Stingrays, a Competitive Swim
Team Program competing in Worcester
County and Eastern Mass- YMCA Swim
Leagues. From ages 6 and older. For
more details contact Heather Duarte at
978-343-4847 x210




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                                                    AQUATICS


                                                         Winter/Spring 2012 Pool Schedule
                Monday           Tuesday          Wednesday           Thursday            Friday         Saturday         Sunday
5:30-7:00AM
    7:00         ADULT            ADULT              ADULT                                ADULT            ADULT
    8:00          SWIM            SWIM                SWIM              ADULT             SWIM             SWIM
                 (5:30-       (5:30-9:00AM)      (5:30-9:00AM)          SWIM          (5:30-9:00AM)    (7:00-9:00AM)
                9:00AM)                                             (5:30-9:30AM)

   9:00            SWIM       SWIM LESSONS       SWIM LESSONS                         SWIM LESSONS     SWIM LESSONS
                LESSONS       (9:00-9:30AM)      (9:00-9:30AM)                        (9:00-9:30AM)    (9:00-9:30AM)
                  (9:00-
                9:30AM)                                                                                                    ADULT
                                                                                                                           SWIM
                   SWIM                                                               SWIM LESSONS     SWIM LESSONS
                                                                                                                         (8:00AM-
                LESSONS        Y PROGRAM          Y PROGRAM          Y PROGRAM        (9:00-9:30AM)   (9:30-10:00AM)
                                                                                                                          1:00PM)
                  (9:30-     (9:30-10:00AM)     (9:30-10:00AM)     (9:30-10:00AM)
               10:00AM)
   10:00           SWIM       SWIM LESSONS         SWIM FOR         SWIM LESSONS      SWIM LESSONS     SWIM LESSONS
                LESSONS      (10:00-10:30AM)        TERRIFIED          (10:00-           (10:00-      (10:00-10:30AM)
                 (10:00-                        (10:00-10:30AM)       10:30AM)          10:30AM)
               10:30AM)
              SWIMNASTICS                                           SWIMNASTICS       SWIMNASTICS      SWIM LESSONS
                 (10:30-       SWIMNASTICS        SWIMNASTICS         (10:30-           (10:30-       (10:30-11:00AM)
               11:30AM)      (10:30-11:30AM)    (10:30-11:30AM)      11:30AM)          11:30AM)        SWIM LESSONS
   11:00                                                                                              (11:00-11:30AM)
                                                                                                        Youth & Teen
                                                                                                            Swim
 12:00PM         ADULT           ADULT               ADULT              ADULT             ADULT          (11:30AM-
                 SWIM            SWIM                SWIM               SWIM              SWIM            1:00PM)
               (11:30AM-       (11:30AM-       (11:30AM-3:00PM))      (11:30AM-         (11:30AM-
   1:00         3:00PM)         3:00PM)                                3:00PM)           3:00PM)
   2:00
                                                                                                                        FAMILY SWIM
   3:00       Youth & Teen     Youth & Teen                          Youth & Teen      Youth & Teen                       (1:00PM-
                  Swim             Swim        Youth & Teen Swim         Swim              Swim         ADULT SWIM         4:00PM)
                 (3:00-       (3:00-4:00PM)      (3:00-4:00PM)      (3:00-4:00PM)     (3:00-4:00PM)      (1:00PM-
                4:00PM)                                                                                   5:00PM)
   4:00       Y PROGRAM
                 (4:00-         ADULT SWIM                           ADULT SWIM        Y PROGRAM                        ADULT SWIM
                4:45PM)      (4:00PM-5:00PM)      ADULT SWIM          (4:00PM-        (4:00-4:45PM)                      (4:00PM-
              ADULT SWIM                         (4:00-5:30PM)         5:00PM)                                            5:00PM)
                 (4:45-
   5:00         5:45PM)       SWIM LESSONS                          SWIM LESSONS
                              (5:00-5:30PM)                         (5:00-5:30PM)      ADULT SWIM      FAMILY SWIM
              SWIM TEAM         SWIM TEAM          SWIM TEAM          SWIM TEAM       (4:45-6:15PM)      (5:00PM-
                (5:45-        (5:30-6:30PM)      (5:30-6:30PM)      (5:30-6:30PM)                         7:00PM)
   6:00        7:00PM)

                             WATER AEROBICS     WATER AEROBICS          WATER
   7:00       FAMILY SWIM     (6:30-7:30PM)      (6:30-7:30PM)         AEROBICS        FAMILY SWIM
                 (7:00-                                             (6:30-7:30PM)     (6:30-8:00PM)
                8:00PM)          LAP SWIM           LAP SWIM           LAP SWIM
                              (7:30-8:00PM)      (7:30-8:00PM)      (7:30-8:00PM)
   8:00         ADULT/                            ADULT INSTR.
                MASTER            SCUBA          (8:00-8:30PM)     ADULT/MASTER
 9:00-9:30        SWIM        (8:00-9:30PM)     ADULT/MASTERS          SWIM
                 (8:00-                               SWIM         (8:00-9:30PM)
                9:30PM)                          (8:30-9:30PM)




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                                     HEALTH & WELLNESS

As a YMCA member, a number of classes and programs are offered as part of your membership,
at no additional cost.
This includes 2 new member personal training orientations. Take advantage of working one on
one with a national certified personal trainer. They will take you through all the equipment and
get you going on your own workout routine.
As a special service to our members, we offer 2 free fitness assessments to start you on the
right track to a healthy lifestyle. All of our staff are nationally certified personal trainers and
will work with you to find the best fit for your personal needs.
Our group exercise classes are open to all members, from teens (16+) to our senior members.
Regardless of your ability level, you can find the right class to reach your fitness goals. If you
have questions or concerns about the right class for you, please feel free to stop in and speak
with any of the instructors. They will be more than happy to find the right class for you!

Personal Training                                     Value: The average cost per session in the
Do you need help reaching your wellness               fitness industry is $75. The YMCA has made
goals?                                                Personal Training affordable and available to
Healthy Living is something that is achieved          everyone.
on a daily basis through your beliefs,                Pricing & Packages
thoughts and actions. The Montachusett                Individual Personal Training Sessions
Regional YMCA strives to promote wellness             One Session: $45.00
through every aspect of an individual’s life.         Five Sessions: $200.00
Reasons to use a YMCA Certified Personal              Ten Sessions: $400.00
Trainer                                               Small Group Personal Training Sessions
Personal Goals: Feel and look your best for           Personal Training with a friend makes an
a wedding, anniversary, vacation or reunion.          individualized program more enjoyable and
Motivation: An appointment with a trainer             more affordable.
helps you stick to a schedule…trainers make           Five Sessions: $130/person
hard work FUN!                                        Ten Sessions: $230/person
Inexperience: Don’t feel “lost”…we’ll be              For best results, we suggest a minimum of
your partner in wellness and together will            two sessions per week. If this is not possible,
achieve success!                                      members will be encouraged to complete
                                                      workouts on their own time that are provided
Training: Train for a road race, triathlon,
                                                      by trainers.
charity walk or a specific hobby or activity.
                                                      For more information or to set up an
Real Life: Increase strength and endurance
                                                      appointment, please contact the Front Desk
for what you do in your life…from gardening
                                                      at 978-343-4847 x 200.
to hiking.
Address a current health condition: High
blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol,
obesity: Our trainers can help you to battle
these conditions and improve your overall
health!!




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                                      HEALTH & WELLNESS

Absolute Abs: Intense abdominal exercises              Power Pump/Sculpt: Tone and sculpt in this
for core muscle strength and toned abs.                conditioning class, using a variety of
Schedule: Mon.-Fri. 5:30pm                             equipment (dumbbells, barbells, body bar,
                                                       exercise tubing and stability balls). A great
Bars, Balls & Bands: Sculpt your body in a
                                                       strength workout with extreme results.
whole new way. Bars, Balls & Bands is a
                                                       Schedule: Mon./Wed. 8:15am
strength training class that is based on the
                                                                  Mon./Fri. 12:05pm
20/20/20 format, utilizing a variety of
equipment.
                                                       Pyramid Power Hour: Challenge yourself with
Schedule: Wed.         12:05pm
                                                       a total body strength training class using
Boot Camp: Burn off fat and build muscle               pyramid style training system.
with a series of military type boot camp drills.       Schedule: Tues.         5:30am
Take each drill to your own personal level of
fitness.                                               RIPped: A strength training class that will
Schedule: Thurs.        7:00pm                         develop lean muscle which will, in turn, burn
Cycling: An exciting fitness and athletic              more calories and help you lose weight!
training program conducted on stationary               Combining barbell equipment, motivating
cycles using a variety of music. A non-impact          instructors and awesome music, you’ll find
aerobic & anaerobic workout to achieve                 yourself moving through a whole body
cardio conditioning and to burn maximum                routine.
amount of calories.                                    Schedule: Mon.       7:05pm
Schedule: Mon./ Fri.        5:30am                                Sat.      8:30am
           Mon./Wed.        6:00pm                     Silver Sneakers, Muscle Strength: Move
           Sat.             7:30am                     through a variety of exercise designed to
                                                       increase muscular strength, range of
Circuit Cycling: Combine the cardio intensity          movement, and skills required during
of a cycling class with the strength training of       activities for daily living (ADL’s). A chair is
a circuit class in order to produce a whole            used for seated or standing support.
body interval workout.                                 Schedule: Mon./Wed./Fri. 9:15am
Schedule: Wed.           5:30am

Cardio Kickboxing: High intensity workout
using all major muscle groups combining
kicks, punches and Martial Arts moves.
Schedule: Tues./Thurs.      4:30pm

HEAT (High Energy Athletic Training):
Even though there's air conditioning in the
aerobic room, now it’s got H.E.A.T, too! That’s
right – High Energy Athletic Training. We’ll
make full use of the space for a challenging
workout. All “drills” can be modified to suit
every fitness level. H.E.A.T. is a great cardio,
strength and agility class which will bring out
the athlete in everyone.
Schedule: Thurs.        5:30am, 7:05pm


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                                        HEALTH & WELLNESS


    Step Kickboxing:        Step aerobics with
    kickboxing    moves     for  a    maximum
    cardiovascular workout.
    Schedule: Wed.        6:00pm
    Step & Tone:         A combination of step
    aerobics, strength training exercises and cool
    down stretches.
    Schedule: Mon.         6:00pm
    Swimnastics:       Water exercises and
    conditioning program. Especially great for
    seniors.
    Schedule: Mon.-Fri. 10:30am
    Water Aerobics: Bring the family together
    and enjoy a structured aerobics program in
    the water. This class is geared towards
    children over 8 years of age and parents must
    be present in the pool.
    Schedule: Tues./Thurs. 5:30pm                        YOGA
                                                         *Note: Our Yoga classes are designed to
    Zumba: eliminate the “work” from “working            condition you progressively and should be
    out” by combining amazing, irresistible Latin        taken the order given, beginning with
    and international music with dynamic, yet            “Introduction to Yoga”.
    simple exercise moves, using a unique
                                                            1.    Introduction to Yoga: For new
    intermittent training format.
                                                                 students or those who would like a
    Schedule:       Tues./Thurs.   12:05pm
                                                                 refresher class. Students will learn
                    Wed./Thurs.     7:05pm
                                                                 basic poses with an emphasis on
                     Fri.          6:00pm
                                                                 alignment and proper breathing.
                                                                 Schedule: Tues.       6:00pm
    Zumba Gold: The same Latin flare as Zumba,
    brought to life in a low impact aerobic dance           2.    Gentle Yoga: Gentle Yoga combines
    class.                                                       postures with movement to increase
    Schedule:       Tues.     9:00am                             range of motion, flexibility, and
                    Thurs.    8:00am                             balance.    Breathing and relaxation
                                                                 techniques are demonstrated. Great
                                                                 for seniors, beginners, and those with
•     All classes are appropriate for ages 16                    limited disabilities.
                                                                 Schedule: Fri.          8:00am
      or above. If a member is younger they
      must receive approval from the                        3. Inner Strength Yoga: A moderately-
                                                               paced class for students with
      instructor.
                                                               previous Yoga experience. Students
•     The class schedule is subject to change.                 will be led into various postures that
      Please check with the Front Desk.                        will increase strength, balance and
•     Any classes that do not maintain                         flexibility.
      appropriate attendance are subject to                    Schedule: Thurs.       6:00pm
      be cancelled.

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                                       HEALTH & WELLNESS


                                    GYM SCHEDULE
         MONDAY       TUESDAY      WEDNESDAY            THURSDAY       FRIDAY      SATURDAY      SUNDAY

AM
7-8                                   YMCA PROGRAM
                                     (7:30AM-9:00AM)
8-9
9-10
10-11                                                                                                 YOUTH
                                                                                      YOUTH
                                                                                                    BASKETBALL
            YMCA         YMCA            YMCA           YMCA PROGRAM      YMCA      BASKETBALL
                                                                                                     LEAGUES
          PROGRAM      PROGRAM         PROGRAM            (10:30AM-     PROGRAM       LEAGUE
11-12    (10:30AM-    (10:30AM-       (10:30AM-            12:00PM)    (10:30AM-    GRADES 1-4
                                                                                                    GRADES 5-8
                                                                                                 (8:30AM-2PM)
          12:00PM)     12:00PM)        12:00PM)                         12:00PM)     (8:30AM-
PM                                                                                    2:00PM)
12-1                               ADULT BASKETBALL
1-2                                  (12:00PM-1:30PM)

                                                                                    TEEN TIME
2-3                                YOUTH & TEEN TIME                                 (2:00PM-        FAMILY
                                     (1:30PM-4:00PM)                                  5:00PM)          GYM
3-4                                                                                                 (2:00PM-
                                                                                                     4:00PM)
4-5                                 YMCA PROGRAM
                                     (4:00PM-5:00PM)
                         TEEN                            TEEN CENTER                                  ADULT
5-6                                                                                                BASKETBALL
                        CENTER       YMCA PROGRAM          (5:00PM-       YMCA
          FAMILY                                                                                    (4:00PM-
                       (5:00PM-     (5:00PM-6:00PM)         6:00PM)     PROGRAM        ADULT
           GYM          6:00PM)                                         (5:00PM-    BASKETBALL       7:00PM)
          (5:00PM-                                                       6:00PM)     (5:00PM-
           7:00PM)                                                                    7:00PM)
6-7                                    FAMILY
                        YMCA                               KARATE         TEEN
                                        GYM
                      PROGRAM                             (6:00PM-         TIME
                                   (6:00PM-7:00PM)
                      (6:00PM-                             8:00PM)      (6:00PM-
                       8:00PM)                                           9:00PM)
7-8
8-9         ADULT        ADULT           ADULT              ADULT
         BASKETBALL   BASKETBALL       BASKETBALL        BASKETBALL
9-9:30    (7:00PM-                  (7:00PM-9:30PM)
                       (8:00PM-                           (8:00PM-
           9:30PM)      9:30PM)                            9:30PM)


                                        Adult Basketball: A time to meet people and partake in pick-up
                                        games. Fun for all ages.

                                        Mondays:          12:00-1:30PM; 7:00-9:30PM

                                        Tuesdays:         12:00-1:30PM; 8:00-9:30PM

                                        Wednesdays:       12:00-1:30PM; 7:00-9:30PM

                                        Thursdays:        12:00-1:30PM; 8:00-9:30PM

                                        Fridays:          12:00-1:30PM

                                        Saturdays:        5:00-7:00PM

                                        Sundays:          4:00-7:00PM
                                    YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Child Watch                                             Before School &
(3 months – 10 years)                                   After School Programs
Getting to the gym in order to progress                 Ages 5-12 Years
forward in a workout regimen is not all easy
with young children.       That is why the              Child Care Programs are Licensed by The
Montachusett Regional YMCA provides Child               Department of Early Education and Care.
Watch. A variety of activities are offered to
your children by our caring staff.                      Here is a great opportunity for your child to
Cost: $5.00/child                                       participate in tutoring, sports, games,
       FREE to Family Members                           swimming, gym and more.            Program
                                                        operates according to Fitchburg Public
                                                        School calendar and offers Full Day
                                                        coverage on most closings or vacation
                                                        days.
                                                        Before School program serves all Fitchburg
                                                        Public Schools. Opens at 6:30 am. After
                                                        School program ends at 5:30 pm.
                                                        For more information please call Lenny A.
                                                        Rivera at Ext. 216 or Laurie Sleeper at Ext.
                                                        208.
                                                        Registration by appointment only.



Preschool Program
Must be 2 years, 9 months to enroll
                                                        Youth Basketball League
Child Care Programs are Licensed by The
Department of Early Education and Care.
                                                        Everyone Plays, Everyone Wins:
                                                        Boys and girls can learn the
       Currently Involved with renewal of our
 National Association for the Education of Young        fundamentals of basketball in a
               Children Accreditation.                  fun, non-competitive setting.

Our programs meet the needs of the                      Fee: $52/12 wks
children enrolled by offering a high quality            Youth Membership required
program that promotes the physical, social,             Scholarships are available
emotional and cognitive development of                  Enrollment is Limited!
each child in all areas of learning.
        •Preschool Care: year round                     Grades 1-4
        Open 6:30AM-5:30PM                              Registration deadline January 20th
        •Curriculum Enriched Environment                Runs January 28, 2012 - April 17, 2012
        •Preschool children will participate
in swim lessons, gym activities, outside                Grades 5-8 Sundays
play, field trips and summertime Camp Lowe              Registration deadline February 17
visits.                                                 Runs February 26, 2012 - May 27, 2012
        •Registration by appointment only.
For more information please call Pamela
Christian-Ridings Ext. 232

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                                    YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Rodney F. Poland Jr.,                                 Homework Club
            Youth & Teen Center                       This is a drop-in homework/project
Featuring:                                            assistance club. There is no commitment
        Computer Lab                                  required. Teens have the opportunity to work
        Video games                                   with the Teen Center’s Tutor and homework
        T.V. Lounge                                   volunteers.
        Ping Pong                                     This club is for teens 12-18 years old only.
        Foosball
        Board Games
        Friendly Staff                                        Youth Membership Schedule
A safe, supportive, substance free gathering                       (through 12 years old)
place open to all youth and teens in the              Swim
Montachusett area. The Teen Center is a                       Mon.-Fri…….…3:00-4:00pm
drop-in center open year round, including                     Sat…………….11:30-1:00pm
school closings and vacations. We offer many          Gym
exciting activities, programs and volunteer                   Mon.-Fri……….2:00-4:00pm
opportunities. The Teen Center is sponsored
by the YMCA and the United Way.
Mon.-Thur…………….2:00-6:00pm                                     Teen Membership Schedule
Fri………………….……..2:00-9:00pm                                              (ages 13-16)
Sat…………………….…CLOSED                                   Swim
Sun……………………...CLOSED                                          Mon.-Fri………..3:00-4:00pm
                                                              Sat……………..11:30-1:00pm
For more information:                                 Gym
                                                              Mon.-Fri…….….2:00-4:00pm
Call Angaw Kahassai @                                         Fri………………..6:00-9:00pm
(978) 343-4847 x 206                                          Sat……………....2:00-5:00pm



Tutoring Program
The YMCA’s Teen Center is invested in the
education and future of the area youth. We
have created a unique tutoring program that
focuses on setting and achieving academic
goals. We offer the program participants
assistance in all academic areas. The tutoring
program is a structured after-school program
committed to enriching the YMCA Character
Development Values of Caring, Honesty,
Respect and Responsibility. Open to youth
between the ages of 11-18 years old.
Benefits include: Family events, Gym Time,
Field-Trips,     Computer/Internet     Access,
Homework/Project Help, School Support,
Snacks, Incentives and Point System.



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                                      SPECIAL INTERESTS

Specialty Clinics: Would you like enhance            BMI Challenge: Body mass index (BMI) is a
your swim, bike and run performance?                 measure of body fat based on height and
Cost: $8.00/Clinic or 3 for $20.00                   weight that applies to adult men and women.
SWIM Clinic - Tracey Potter from VMPS –              Take the challenge and see what you can
Vescio MultiSport Performance Services in            achieve in 6 weeks. You will meet with a
Millbury, MA                                         trainer, put yourself on a pro gram and
Date: January 11                                     measure your results.
Time: 6:30 to 7:30                                   Cost: $15.00
Snow Date: Jan 18                                    January 16th-February 27th

BIKE Clinic – Gene from Gearworks Cyclery in         Indoor Triathlon: The Indoor Triathlon is
Leominster, MA                                       based on time (60 minutes of racing for each
Date: Feb 2                                          competitor) includes swimming, cycling and
Time: 6:30 to 7:30
                                                     running, but it measures success in distance
Snow Date: Feb 9
                                                     (meters and miles) rather than minutes
RUN Clinic – POSE – Nick from Crossfit EXP in        Participants will start in waves of 4 people
Leominster, MA                                       every 20 minutes with the first wave
Date: March TBA                                      beginning at 7:30 a.m.
Time: TBA
                                                     Participants are allowed 5 minutes for safe
                                                     transition between race legs, which does not
                                                     count towards the 60 minutes of racing time.
1-2-5 Anniversary Pledge:            Commit
                                                     1. 20-minute swim in pool 2. 20-minute bike
yourself to the “New You”. This is the 125th
                                                     3. 20-minute run on treadmill
Anniversary of the Montachusett Regional
                                                     Awards for top male and female
YMCA and we are challenging our members to
                                                     Cost: $15.00
the “New You”. 1 Hour of Cardio, 2 Sessions
                                                     January 8th
of Weights, 5 Days a Week. Pick up a pledge
                                                     Time: 7:30am
form at the Front Desk and track yourself. If
                                                                  Proceeds to Benefit
you complete a 6 week pledge form you will
                                                          The Montachusett Regional YMCA’s
receive an Anniversary T-Shirt.
                                                               The Strong Kids Campaign
Cost: $10.00
Date: January-February
                                                     Walk for Dystonia (Distance4Dystonia):
                                                     Dystance4Dystonia is an exciting program of
Zumba Dance Party/Open House: Dance
                                                     the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
the Night Away and Challenge yourself with 2
                                                     (DMRF). Those who take part in the Walk for
Hours of Zumba . Food, Fun and Raffles with
                                                     Dystonia program will participate in a 5k+
be available on this Saturday afternoon as we
                                                     run/walk starting and finishing at the
put our dancing feet on and enjoy two hours
                                                     Montachusett Regional YMCA. Monies and
of Zumba.
                                                     support garnered for Dystance4Dystonia
Cost: FREE
                                                     program will benefit the work of the DMRF.
Date: January 7th
                                                     Cost: $25.00
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
                                                     Date: May 19th
                                                     Time: 10:00am


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                                POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Membership Policies & Procedures                                     The YMCA
Members are required to swipe their                                 A.W.A.Y. Program
membership cards when visiting our facilities.         By using the AWAY identification sticker on
Memberships are non-transferable. Only one             your membership card, you will have access
adult or family guest pass fee may be applied         to hundreds of participating A.W.A.Y. YMCAs
to annual or draft memberships. Family                   throughout the U.S. free of charge or at
memberships include parents and children 18                          reduced rates.
and under.
FAMILY MEMBERS MAY REGISTER FOR
                                                            The Y Reciprocity Program
YOUTH MONTHLY PROGRAMS AT A 50%
                                                       Did you know your membership here at the
DISCOUNT AND RECEIVE FREE CHILDWATCH.
                                                      Montachusett Regional YMCA is honored at
                                                      all Y’s throughout New England? Each Y has
   Cellular Phones Equipped with                       their own restrictions and limitations so be
              Cameras                                                sure to call first.
Video recorders, cameras or any other visual
recording devices are not allowed within the          The protection of our members and guests
YMCA without the express consent of the               participating in our programs and/or using
Executive Director or his agent.                      our facilities is a paramount interest of the
                                                      Montachusett Regional YMCA.               The
Some cellular phones have the capability to
                                                      Montachusett Regional YMCA reserves the
take pictures, so be careful if someone has
one pointed in your direction. Anyone caught          right to deny access or membership to any
taking pictures of another person within the          person who has been accused or convicted of
YMCA, without their permission and                    any crime involving sexual abuse; is a
knowledge and the consent of the YMCA, will           registered sex offender; habitually or
be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law        excessively uses narcotics or dangerous
and may have their membership revoked.
                                                      drugs; has ever been convicted of any offense
                                                      relating to the use, sale, possession, or
Please contact Membership Service at the
Front                                                 transportation of narcotics or habit forming
                                                      and/or dangerous drugs; or continuously or
          Maintenance and Repair                      excessively uses intoxicating beverages.

The need for routine or emergency                               All YMCA facilities close
maintenance and repair may necessitate                                Promptly at
closing certain areas of our facilities at                        9:30 pm Mon.-Fri.
various times of the year. Advance notice of                             &
these closings will be posted throughout the                      7:00pm Sat-Sun.
building whenever possible.
                                          Parking Permits

 Parking permits are now required for parking in the YMCA lot. Parking permits are available to
 YMCA members that utilize the YMCA Parking Lot. Permits may be obtained at the Front Desk at
 NO extra cost. Proof of membership required.


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                              REGISTRATION, RENTALS AND CAMP

   Program Registration
       Information
Memberships may be purchased at any time.
                                                      Camp Lowe
         Registration for Winter Classes begin                     Day Camp
   Dec. 19th for classes beginning weeks of
       Jan.2ND , Jan. 30TH and Feb. 27TH
 Registration for Spring Classes begin March                             Offering 9
  12th for classes beginning weeks of March                          One-week sessions:
        26th, April 23RD and May 21ST                              June 18th – August 17th
     Email address must be submitted to                              www.montymca.org
Membership Dept. prior to online registration.
Register in person at the YMCA or on line at
 www.montymca.org. Payment is required at             Camp Lowe offers an exciting summer to remember!
           the time of Registration.                  Our location and staff are simply the best, hands
                                                      down! As we enter our 55th camping season, we offer
Due to limited capacity in some classes, early        25+ acres of waterfront, woods, fields and streams
        registration is recommended.                  and    are   easily   accessed    by    Route    2.

Enrollment in one session does not guarantee          Our goal is simple. Provide a safe, fun and rewarding
         a slot in the next session.                  experience for children ages 5-14. We offer low staff
Program fees are non-refundable, unless the           to child ratios, 1:5 for 5 and 6 year-olds, 1:8 for ages
          YMCA cancels the class.                     7-14! Our staff consists of dedicated, caring
                                                      individuals that have a genuine interest in children
   YMCA Family
   memberships                                        and enjoy the outdoors. We employ teachers, college
  receive a 50%                                       students, high school students, administrators,
discount of Youth                                     Counselors, Jr. Counselors and specialists committed
Monthly Programs.                                     to providing the best experience we can offer. We
                                                      focus on the four character development values of
                                                      the YMCA: Caring, Honesty, Respect and
   YMCA                                               Responsibility. Certified medical personnel are on site
 Facilities                                           to oversee your child’s health and safety.

     are                                              Camp Lowe contact:
Available for                                         Lenny A. Rivera 978-343-4847 x216
   Rent                                               lrivera@montymca.org

  Meetings, Family
 Gatherings, Special
      Events
             WALLACE AVE. FACILITY
                      Pool
  Call Heather Duarte at 978-343-4847 x210
                       CAMP LOWE
  Call Lenny A. Rivera at 978-343-4847 x216


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Montachusett Regional
       YMCA
   55 Wallace Ave.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
    978-343-4847
 www.montymca.org

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