Kettle Moraine YMCA News & Events

 

Gym Shut Down - Feith Family Ozaukee Branch

August 21-25, 2015

The gym will be closed to resurface the floors again due to the pickleball lines being installed incorrectly during the original shutdown.

Pool Shut Down - Feith Family Ozaukee Branch

August 24-September 7, 2015

The pool will be shut down for maintenance, cleaning and painting. The pool will reopen Tuesday, September 8.


Fall 1 & 2 Sessions - All Branches

Fall 1: August 31 - October 25 (8 weeks)
Fall 2: October 26 - December 20 (8 weeks)

The Fall 1 & 2 Program Guide will be in the mail on or around July 31.
Members can register ONLINE starting on July 31. IN PERSON registration for Members begins Monday, August 3.
Community Participants can register ONLINE starting on Wednesday, August 12 and IN PERSON on Monday, August 17.


Preschool Education Sneak Peak - Feith Family Ozaukee Branch

K3 Preschool Education Sneak Peak
Wednesday, August 12 from 5-7pm
Preschool Education Classroom at Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA

K4 Preschool Education Sneak Peak
Wednesday, August 19 from 5-7pm
Preschool Education Classroom at Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA

Stop in to meet teachers, see the classroom and meet new friends!
For more information on the K3 & K4 programs contact Kate Hoffmann at khoffmann@kmymca.org or 262-235-9615.


Save the Date - Golf Outing to Support the Y

West Bend
Monday, August 24, 2015

At the West Bend Country Club
For sponsorship opportunities or to register your foursome please contact Jenny Zaskowski at jzaskowski@kmymca.org or 262-247-1052.


Splash 'N Dash Kids Triathlon - West Washington Branch

Sunday, August 16, 2015
For ages 8-14

Triathletes will swim in our pool, ride an indoor stationary bike and run their age designated distance in our lower parking lot. Transition time in between each event is included in your final time.

Click here to download the registration form.


Child Care Programs - West Washington Branch

Now enrolling in our Full Day Child Care Programs for ages 2-5 year olds. Contact Cindy Bellon at cbellon@kmymca.org or 262-247-1049 for more information and to set up a tour.

Now hiring in our School Age Programs for Fall Before and After School Staff and Coordinators at all of our sites- great for anyone going into Education or Early Childhood. Hours vary between 6-9 am and 2:30-6 pm Monday thru Friday. Contact Chris Polster at cpolster@kmymca.org or 262-247-1056 for more information or you may fill out a YMCA job application available on our website.


Living Well with Chronic Conditions - West Washington Branch

Offered through a partnership with Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin St. Joseph’s Hospital
Recommended for adults with all types of ongoing health conditions and their caregivers. Learn skills and gain confidence to deal with your life’s challenges, such as practical ways to deal with pain, fatigue, better nutrition and exercise choices. Become a better “self manager” of your health. The investment of your time will bring life changes far beyond your expectations. This is a FREE program. Registration required. Please call 800-272-3666.
Fall Session held Tuesdays, Sept 8-Oct 13, 2015
from 1:30pm-4:00pm at the West Washington Branch


Moving for Better Balance - River Shores Branch

September 8-December 3, 2015
Moving For Better Balance is a 12-week falls prevention program that uses the principles and movements of Tai Chi to help older adults increase their strength, improve their balance, and increase their confidence in doing everyday activities. This is a FREE Program for adults 60 and older.
For information about this program please contact Allison Mellgren at amellgren@kmymca.org.


Living Well with Chronic Conditions - West Washington Branch

Offered through a partnership with Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin St. Joseph’s Hospital
Recommended for adults with all types of ongoing health conditions and their caregivers. Learn skills and gain confidence to deal with your life’s challenges, such as practical ways to deal with pain, fatigue, better nutrition and exercise choices. Become a better “self manager” of your health. The investment of your time will bring life changes far beyond your expectations. This is a FREE program. Registration required. Please call 800-272-3666.
Fall Session held Tuesdays, Sept 8-Oct 13, 2015
from 1:30pm-4:00pm at the West Washington Branch


Next Sessions of LiveSTRONG at the YMCA - Feith Family Ozaukee & River Shores Branches

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a twelve-week, small group program designed for adult cancer survivors. This program fulfills the important need of supporting the increasing number of cancer survivors who find themselves in the transitional period between completing their cancer treatment and the shift to feeling physically and emotionally strong enough to attempt to return to their normal life or their "new normal". The program is conducted outside of medical facilities to emphasize that LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is about health, not disease.

Upcoming Sessions:
September 14-December 1, Mon & Wed from 6:30-8pm at the River Shores Branch
September 15-December 3, Tue & Thu from 10-11:30am at the River Shores Branch
September 15-December 3, Tue & Thu from 10-11:30am at the Feith Family Ozaukee Branch

Cick here for more details.


Roden Barnyard Adventures - Feith Family Ozaukee Branch

Milk Paint, Corn Maze & Other Dairy Fun
Wednesday, September 16 10:00am-12:00pm
Sunday, September 20 2:00pm-4:00pm

Ages 3+ (one parent must be present)
Feed a calf, walk through the barns, visit the milking parlor, enjoy an ice cream snack, walk through a non-haunted corn maze and create Milk Paint picture frame – All here at Roden Barnyard Adventures!
Please register at the Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA
$7 per person / $20 Family max
All family members are welcome.
Fee applies to children ages 3 & up and Adults.


5 Week 5K Program - Feith Family Ozaukee Branch

This new program provides a great opportunity to exercise and bond with family or friends in the Community. The 4 training sessions will lead up to the Annual Saukville Scare 5K Run/Walk on October 31st. This program will meet on the outdoor track at the Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA on Friday nights. Participants are welcome to run or walk at their own pace. Staff will always be present to provide encouragement and motivation. Sign up for this program includes race registration for the Saukville Scare 5K and a T-shirt.

Training sessions will take place Friday nights from 5:00pm-6:00pm.
First session is Friday, October 2nd. Last session is Friday, October 23rd.
Program will not meet Friday, October 30th.
Saukville Scare 5K Run/Walk will take place Saturday, October 31st.
The race begins at Grady Park (110 W. Dekora Street, Saukville, WI) promptly at 9:00am.
Prizes awarded to best overall male and female as well as age category winners.
There is a costume contest, so costumes are welcome.
FREE breakfast will be provided following the race.

$25M/$35CP for Age 7-12
$40M/$55CP for Age 13+
Training Sessions Fridays October 2 – 23 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Saukville Scare 5K Saturday October 31 Beginning at 9:00am


LiveSTRONG at the YMCA 5K & 10K Run/Walk - West Washington Branch

Saturday, October 3 at the West Washington Branch

5K Individual - $25
5K Family (up to 2 adults & 4 children) - $50
10K Individual - $40
5K Team (up to 4 people) - $75
10K Team (up to 4 people) - $100

Day of the RACE
Registration begins at 8:00am
10K start time is 9:00am
5K start time is 9:15am

Click here to register online.


Consumer Credit Counseling Seminars - West Washington Branch

The Kettle Moraine YMCA and Consumer Credit Counseling Service of West Bend, a United Way Partner Agency, have partnered to provide FREE Financial Education classes to Washington County. These classes are open to everyone, but registration at least 24 hours in advance is required. Classes will be held at our West Washington Location in the BMO Harris Conference Room.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 11:00am
Living on a Fixed Income:
Living on a fixed income presents challenges, but there are ways to save money every day. Here’s how you can stick to a tight budget and still save for a rainy day!

Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 5:30pm
Stretching Your Food Dollar:
Is the rising cost of food straining your budget. Learn some basic and new concepts of getting more for less when grocery shopping. Discover how to save 10% or more on your grocery bill every month.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 11:00am
Scams and Schemes to Get Your Money:
Everyone wants your money! Learn about various scams and schemes that are used to get your money including telemarketing, mail, and internet. Learn some simple habits and precautions that you need to know to protect yourself.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 5:30pm
Budgeting and Beating the Financial Squeeze:
Learn how to set up a spending plan and how to stick to it. Meet your goals and take control of your finances!

Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 11:00am
Identify Theft and Internet Security:
Learn the common risks of identity theft when on the internet. Find out how to protect your personal information.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 5:30pm
You and Your Credit Report:
What is your credit score? How is your score determined? Why is it so important? Learn what a credit report contains and how to receive a FREE copy of your own credit report.

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of West Bend, a United Way Partner Agency, provides FREE budget counseling, debt management, credit counseling, foreclosure prevention, and bankruptcy counseling and education. You’re not alone. Let us help you plan for a brighter future! Call us at 262-306-9241 or go to www.CCCSonline.org.


Group Fitness Launch Event - West Washington & Feith Family Ozaukee Branches

Sunday, October 11 from 9:30am-12:30pmat the Feith Family Ozaukee Branch
You will be the first to experience New Releases of Les Mills BODYCOMBAT™ and BODYpump™ while also getting to try New Workouts for Kettlebell and Y Bootcamp!
Sunday, October 18 from 9:30am-1:00pmat theWest Washington Branch
YOU will be the first to experience the new releases in BODYPUMP™, BODYCOMBAT™, BODYFLOW™, KettleWorX®, BodyShred™, Zumba®, and more.

You do not want to miss this Super Sunday Group Fitness Launch Event! This Group Fitness experience will have you sweating in your favorite classes with an All-Star line up of Instructors. Challenge your fitness level with NEW workouts, choreography and music. Mark the date and bring a friend-this event is not to be missed!
FREE for Members & Community Participants


Healthy Living with Diabetes - West Washington Branch

Tuesdays, October 13-November 17, 2015
from 1:30pm-4:00pm at the West Washington Branch, Family Pool Observation Room.
Offered through a partnership with Aurora Health Ca
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Learn self-management skills and increase your confidence in managing your diabetes. While you may see a physician or another health care provider several times a year, most days you are the one who controls your diabetes through monitoring, nutrition, exercise and managing your symptoms. Healthy Living with Diabetes is a researched program proven to help you.
This is a FREE program.


Halloween Family Events - FREE for the community!

Halloween at the Y - West Washington Branch
Friday, October 23 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Come trick-or-treat at the Y and enjoy some fun family games and crafts. Dress up the entire family and participate in the costume contest. We’ll have the Wisconsin Photo Booth here to take pictures of everyone!

Halloween Hullabaloo - Feith Family Ozaukee Branch
Saturday, October 24 from 3:00pm-5:00pm

Join us for our Annual Halloween celebration with fun activities including arts and crafts, carnival games, face painting, trick-or-treat stations and bounce houses. The pool is open with the slide and all water features. Don’t forget your costumes!


Movie Night at the Y FROZEN - West Washington Branch

Friday, November 20 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Bring your sleeping bags, camping chairs, pillows, and of course snacks and enjoy a great family movie, FROZEN!
Free event for members! Community Participants can pay $15 for a day pass for the entire family.


Holiday Vendor Fair - Feith Family Ozaukee Branch

Saturday, November 21 from 8am-1pm
Want to get your holiday shopiing done before the Black Friday rush? We've got you covered! Join us for a day of shopping at the Y while supporting local vendors and crafters! There is no cost to attend.

Interested in participating as a vendor? The participation fee is $50, with all proceeds benefitting the Annual Campaign. For more information contact Audra Noack at anoack@kmymca.org or 262-235-9610.


Christmas Family Events - FREE for the community!

Christmas at the Y - West Washington Branch
Friday, December 11 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Santa’s making his list and checking it twice! The jolly ol’ man will be making a special appearance at the Y before the big day. Enjoy games and crafts.

Winter Wonderland - Feith Family Ozaukee Branch
Saturday, December 12 from 3:00pm-5:00pm

Celebrate the holiday season with Santa and friends. Bring the whole family for bounce houses, cookie decorating, arts and crafts, games, and more. The pool is open with the slide and all water features. Don’t forget your camera, Santa Clause is coming to town!


New Year's Eve Event - West Washington Branch

Thursday, December 31 from 4:00pm-5:30pm
Bring the family for lots of End of the Year fun!
Look for more information in our 2016 Winter Program Guide!


Safety Certifications


Babysitting Course
Ages 11 and Up - $50 per person
Tuesday, August 11 from 12:30-4:30pm at West Washington Branch - Register by August 4
Saturday, September 26 from 12:30-4:30pm at West Washington Branch - Register by September 15
Friday, October 30 from 9am-1pm at West Washington Branch - Register by October 23
Friday, November 27 from 9am-1pm at West Washington Branch - Register by Nov. 20
Thursday, December 31 from 9am-1pm at West Washington Branch - Register by December 24
Click here for more information.

YMCA Lifeguard Course
Ages 15 and Up - $175 per person
August 12-16 from 9am-5pm at West Washington Branch - Register by August 5
September 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 & 20; Fri 4-8pm, Sat & Sun 9am-5pm at West Washington Branch - Register by September 4
November 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, & 15; Fri 4-8pm, Sat & Sun 9am-5pm at West Washington Branch - Register by October 31
Click here for more information.

Red Cross Lifeguard Course
Ages 16 and Up - $225 per person
Aug. 22-23 from 9am-5pm at West Washington Branch - Register by Aug. 14
September 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, & 27; Fri 4-8pm, Sat & Sun 9am-5pm at West Washington Branch - Register by September 11
Dec. 18, 19, 20, Jan 1, 2 & 3; Fri 4-8pm, Sat & Sun 9am-5pm at West Washington Branch - Register by December 11
Click here for more information.

Red Cross Lifeguard Course Recertification
Ages 15 and Up - $100 per person
August 22-23 from 9am-5pm at West Washington Branch- Register by August 14
September 5 & 6 from 9am-5pm at West Washington Branch- Register by September 1
December 12 & 13 from 9am-5pm at West Washington Branch- Register by December 5
Click here for more information.

CPR Professional
Ages 13 and Up - $50 per person
Friday, September 4 from 4-8pm at Feith Family Ozaukee Branch
Monday, September 21 from 5-9pm at West Washington Branch
Saturday, October 24 from 12:30-4:30pm at West Washington Branch
Thursday, November 5 from 4-8pm at West Washington Branch
Tuesday, November 10 from 4-8pm at Feith Family Ozaukee Branch
Tuesday, December 22 from 9am-1pm at West Washington Branch
Click here for more information.

CPR Professional Recertification
Ages 13 and Up - $30 per person
Friday, August 7 from 9am-12pm at West Washington Branch
Thursday, August 27 from 12-3pm at Feith Family Branch
Thursday, September 17 from 12-3pm at West Washington Branch
Tuesday, October 13 from 4-7pm at West Washington Branch
Wednesday, November 18 from 1-4pm at West Washington Branch
Friday, December 18 from 12:30pm-3:30pm at West Washington Branch
Click here for more information.

Infant, Child, Adult CPR/AED
Ages 13 and Up - $45
Tuesday, August 4 from 9am-1pm at West Washington Branch
Thursday, August 20 from 4pm-8pm at West Washington Branch
Wednesday, October 28 from 4-8pm at West Washington Branch
Tuesday, November 17 from 12-4pm at West Washington Branch
Sunday, December 6 from 12-4pm at West Washington Branch

First Aid
Ages 13 and Up - $30 per person
Tuesday, September 22 from 4-8pm at Feith Family Ozaukee Branch
Friday, October 23 from 4-8pm at West Washington Branch
Friday, November 20 from 4-8pm at West Washington Branch
Saturday, December 12 from 4-8pm at West Washington Branch
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.