Kettle Moraine YMCA News & Events

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Family Adventure Pool - Closures & Limited Hours

We know that there is no good time to close the Family Adventure Pool as so many of our members and guests enjoy this area all year long. But due to annual maintenance and cleaning the following pool closures will take place over the next 3 weeks. We apologize for the short notice, but this is the schedule that works for our contractor. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Thursday, February 19
Family Adventure Pool Closed All Day

Friday, February 20
Family Adventure Pool Closed Until 5pm

Limited Hours and Access After 5pm
Open only from 5:00-6:00pm for Adult Propulsion Walking & Zero Depth Area
Open only from 6:00-8:00pm for Open Swim with Slides

Thursday, February 26
Family Adventure Pool Closed All Day

Friday, February 27
Family Adventure Pool Closed Until 5pm

Limited Hours and Access After 5pm
Open only from 5:00-6:00pm for Adult Propulsion Walking & Zero Depth Area
Open only from 6:00-8:00pm for Open Swim with Slides

Monday, March 2 through Sunday, March 8
Family Adventure Pool Closed All Week

Pool will reopen on Monday, March 9 and follow the normal pool schedule.

Please note that these days and times are subject to change. We will do our best at updating you if the schedule changes.


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Gymnastics Under the Big Top Invitational - West Washington Branch

February 27th, February 28th and March 1st, 2015
Admission: children/students $1.00, adults $2.00 and family $5.00


Our Y will host over 600 gymnasts from 14 different Wisconsin YMCAs. This is a great opportunity for area families to see talented, young athletes in action. A gymnastics apparel vendor will be on site offering gymnastics leotards and accessories. The Dynamites' parents will be serving great food at the concession stand and will have various raffle items available to help support the team.

YMCA MEMBERS PLEASE NOTE:
Our West Washington location will be very busy February 27th, February 28th and March 1st due to the Gymnastics Home Meet. We will have signage up to let you know what areas will be affected, which will mainly be the gym areas and a few racquetball courts. If you are looking to get a workout in on a piece of cardio equipment or on the strength circuit, please remember that our River Shores location is a great option. Anyone 18 and older can use that facility.

Due to the meet there will be NO other Gymnastics classes on Saturday, February 28.
Please contact Danielle Rhoads, Gymnastics Director, at 262-247-1028 or drhoads@kmymca.org for more information.


Triathlon Training - West Washington Branch

Are you looking to complete a triathlon this year? Allow Tim Luft, IRONMAN® competitor, to help you reach your goal. Tim's 9-week Triathlon Training program will not only prep you physically for the event, but he will also educate you on event day nutrition, gear and transitions. During each session expect to:
   • Improve your endurance in the pool and work on stroke
   • Spend time "in the saddle" on our indoor cycling bikes
   • Increase your stamina through run/walk workouts
In addition to the training, each participant will receive a "race day" packet with a dry-fit shirt and swim cap. Participants will also receive a coupon for 50% off their registration for our 15th Annual Mini-Triathlon.
If you have any questions, please feel free to attend an informational meeting on
Wednesday, February 18 at 6:30pm.
For additional information please contact Tim Luft at shlufty@hotmail.com.


Introduction to Essential Oils  – West Washington Branch

Monday, February 23 from 6:00pm - 7:00pm - Free Seminar
At our West Washington Branch - BMO Conference Room
What are essential oils? How can essential oils benefit me and my family? Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for cosmetic purposes, as well as for their spiritually and emotionally uplifting properties. In this introductory class you will learn what essential oils are, how they are made, and how they can be used. Learn how essential oils can be vital tools in realizing optimum health. After the seminar, if you are interested, you may purchase a Zyto Compass Scan for $10. A Zyto Scan only takes a few minutes to complete and gives you a detailed report that lets you know which oils would be most beneficial to your body, where your body is now. Note: Essential oils will not be available for purchase at this meeting. This is just an informational class.


Safety Certifications – West Washington Branch

Babysitting Course
Ages 11 and Up - $50.00 per person
Friday, February 20 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Register by February 13
Click here for more information.

Red Cross Lifeguard Course
Ages 15 and Up - $225.00 per person
February 27-28 & March 1, 7, 8
Fridays from 4:00pm - 8:00pm, Saturdays/Sundays from 9:00am - 5:00pm
Register by February 20
Click here for more information.

CPR Professional
Ages 13 and Up - $50.00 per person
Saturday, March 21 from 9:00am - 1:00pm
Click here for more information.

Infant, Child, Adult CPR/AED
Ages 13 and Up - $45.00 per person
Wednesday, February 18 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Click here for more information.


For any certification questions contact Samantha Cardarelle, West Washington Branch Aquatics Director, at 262-247-1029 or scardarelle@kmymca.org or Jenna Stine, Feith Family Branch Aquatics Director, at 262-268-9622 or jstine@kmymca.org.


Volunteers Needed – All Branches

The Kettle Moraine YMCA is seeking volunteers in the following areas:

  • Various administrative duties.
  • Special events planning.
  • Annual Campaign - Assisting in sharing all the great things the Y is doing in our community.


We Can Do So Much More Because Of You!
If you are interested in volunteering at the Kettle Moraine YMCA contact Susie Weston at 262-247-1037 or sweston@kmymca.org.


Youth Theme Days – West Washington Branch & Feith Family Ozaukee Branch

Come for one or come for all. Each class is centered around a different theme. Children will play games, read stories, sing songs, make art projects and have a simple snack all inspired by the day's theme. Preregistration is required 24 hours prior to class date.

West Washington Branch
Wednesdays from 12:30pm - 2:00pm in the Pool Observation Room.
For ages 3 - 6 years $8M/$16CP
Feb. 25 ........... Beach Blast
For more information contact Jen Robertson, Youth Enrichment Coordinator, at 262-247-1005 or jrobertson@kmymca.org.

Feith Family Ozaukee Branch
Tuesdays or Thursdays from 12:30pm - 2:00pm in the K3 Classroom.
For ages 4 - 6 years $8M/$16CP
Feb. 26 ........... Disney Fun
For more information contact Kate Hoffmann, Director of Youth Development, at 262-247-1005 or khoffmann@kmymca.org.


Kid's Day Out – West Washington Branch & Feith Family Ozaukee Branch

When school is out let your kids come and enjoy all the Y has to offer. This full day program allows young ones to try new experiences, explore new activities and build relationships. Snacks are provided and children should bring a swimsuit! Payment must be received at time of enrollment. Must register 10 days prior to Kid's Day Out date you wish for your child to attend.

West Washington Branch
NOW held at Silverbrook Middle School.
Kindergarten (K5) - 6th Grade (Age 13)
6:00am - 6:00pm
Monday, March 30
Tuesday, March 31
Wednesday, April 1
Thursday, April 2
Friday, April 3
With questions, contact Chris Polster, School Age Child Care Director, at 262-247-1056 or cpolster@kmymca.org.

Feith Family Ozaukee Branch
Kindergarten (K5) - 5th Grade (Age 12)
6:30am - 6:00pm
Friday, February 20
Thursday, March 5 - PWSSD ER
Friday, March 6
Tuesday, March 17 - PWSSD ER
Friday, March 27 - PWSSD ER
Monday, March 30
Tuesday, March 31
Wednesday, April 1
Thursday, April 2
Friday, April 3
*PWSSD ER: Port Washington/Saukville Early Release Days
With questions, contact Katie Roth, Day Camp & School Age Education Director, at 262-268-9622 or kroth@kmymca.org.