Benbrook Community Center/YMCA July 2009 BELONG! Cool Days at the Y FAMILY! Ice Cream & Float Night Friday, July 17 6 - 8 pm Come play on the inflatable submarine and enjoy some ice cream! Free to members. Make this summer your coolest ever…at the Benbrook Community Center/YMCA. Don’t miss out on a summer of fun for your family! If you’re already a member, refer a friend and get a cool t-shirt if they join! Healthy lifestyle for your friends, a t-shirt for you! The YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth has launched a Facebook fan page! Search YMCA of Fort Worth to visit the page, and click “Become a Fan” to get up-to-date information of the Y’s activities and upcoming events. Check out the Benbrook Community Center/YMCA group page designed to inform members and friends of cool happenings, too. Plus, the Fort Worth YMCA Turkey Trot is on Facebook, too! To get updates, learn more about the Turkey Trot and become a fan, search for the Fort Worth YMCA Turkey Trot. COMMUNITY! Summer Day Camp Our YMCA Day Camp offers campers a day full of “typical” camping activities including swimming four times a week and exciting field trips. Our camp is licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services and held indoors and outdoors. June 8-August 21 Members: $110/week Non-members: $150/week Benbrook residents receive 10% off. We want your books! Donate your used books, music and movies for our annual Book Fair in October. Our Book Fair benefits the Step Up for Kids scholarship program. Get Fit Benbrook! The YMCA and the City of Benbrook have partnered on a weight loss initiative. The goal is for citizens to collectively lose 2,000 pounds in 2009. Go to www.getfitbenbrook.com to register! Birthday Parties at the YMCA! Have your child’s next birthday party at the YMCA. Rent the pool and the conference room for 2 hours for up to 25 kids starting at $150. Benbrook resident’s receive 10% off all fees. Contact Sarah Gray for more information. HEALTH! Did You Know the YMCA Offers CPR & First Aid Classes? Saturday, August 1, 2009 CPR/AED class 9:00 am-12:00 pm Learn the skills necessary to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use an automated external defibrillator. This certification is through the American Safety and Health Institute and is valid for 2 years. This class is good for child care workers, babysitters, teachers, or anyone that works in a public setting. Member: $40 Non-Member: $50 First Aid 12:30 – 3:30 pm Learn basic first aid skills in case of an emergency. This certification is through the American Safety and Health Institute and is valid for 3 years. This class is good for child care workers, babysitters, teachers, or anyone that works in a public setting. Members: $30 Non-Member: $40 MISSION! Did you know that the YMCA does not turn anyone away for their inability to pay for membership programs? Ask a Member Service staff how you can apply.