Preschool Enrichment

 

WEEKLY CLASSES:

Geared for Preschoolers ages 4-6 years old without a parent. CHILD MUST BE FULLY TOILET-TRAINED.
Classes held in Multipurpose room.


SESSION I (April 13 - April 27):

Week 1: Let’s Jump & Read
It’s a morning to jump into reading fun! Our favorite stories come alive as we wiggle and giggle in this fun filled class. We will learn new songs, do fun movement activities, take a healthy snack break and hear many of our favorite stories today.

Week 2: Earth Day Explorers
Let’s celebrate Earth Day today! It’s a time to reflect on our planet and the environment around us. We’ll learn about how we can “Go Green” and keep the Earth healthy while we explore the three R’s : Recycle, Reuse & Reduce.

Week 3: How Does Your Garden Grow
Ever wonder how a tiny seed blooms into a beautiful flower? We will be busy bees this morning as we buzz around to different activities that help us learn about seeds, flowers and more. We’ll plant some seeds to bring home and test out our green thumbs.


SESSION II (May 4 - May 18):

Week 1: Fiesta Fun!
Uno, dos, tres! We will gather together this morning for a Cinco de Mayo festival of fun. We’ll celebrate the morning away as we learn some simple Spanish, taste authentic Mexican foods, break a piñata and listen & dance to mariachi music. Sombreros are optional.

Week 2: Wiggle & Giggle
This fun movement class will get us moving and laughing while enhancing physical skills and using our imaginations. Kids will play games, pretend, imagine, run, jump, roll and see how staying active and fit can be FUN! Dress for an active morning. **Class held in the YMCA Community Gym**

Week 3: A Camping We Will Go
Hi Ho the Derry-O, camping we will go! Grab your sleeping bag for a campout under the “stars” this morning at the Y. We’ll sit around the “campfire”, make s’mores and enjoy some fun camp games and projects. **Please bring a flashlight to class today**

 


PRESCHOOL CLASSES AT THE GYMNASTICS CENTER:

Let’s Get Rolling (Ages 0-5)

Open Gym and Let’s Get Rolling all together in one class! Children will learn by seeing, hearing, touching, doing, and having fun. The parent participates with the child in climbing, jumping, and balancing. (All equipment available). Coordination is learned and developed through fun, and active activities. Learning to follow simple directions is emphasized. MUST REGISTER ONLINE! 12 spots available per class.


Tiny Tumblers (Ages 3)

This 6 week class is for children age 3. This class will focus on basic body awareness by means of stretching, jumping, rolling, balancing, swinging and supporting themselves. This class will teach the children the basic structure of classes as our instructors take them to uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. Staff to child ratio is 1:5. Classes are 30 minutes. Child needs to be fully toilet-trained or parent available to assist. Child needs to be 3 years old by the start of class.


Mini Ninja Warrior

This program is designed for the young ninja warrior ready to put their skills to the test! This 6 week course will include navigating through an array of obstacles as well as covering necessary skills such as rolls, handstands, cartwheels and various measures of conditioning. Sign up fast as class size is limited to 6!


Dance and Play

A fun and interactive class that will work on simple movements with the help of fun songs. This will help kids break out of their shells and gain self confidence. Please wear athletic clothes and shoes and bring a water bottle.