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Youth Training & Wellness

Fitness for everyone! Introduce your kids to fitness through fun, high-energy group classes they’ll love. Parents can attend for a family workout, or can drop kids off for them to learn the importance of staying active while parents go focus on their own health and wellness goals. 

For times when youth will be using the YMCA, we ask that the outlined YMCA of Lincoln policy and facility use guidelines be followed. Click HERE for our Youth Policies. 

Speed & Agility

The Program: 5-week Speed & Agility youth program

Who Can Participate: Boys & Girls ages 8-14

 

Locations & Sessions

Copple Family YMCA: 

Speed & Agility Clinic: Saturday, October 1 | 8:30-10:00am

Y Members | $18

Community Members | $36

Registration opens September 20 for Y Members and September 22 for Community Members.

 

October 18-November 20 (Tuesday/Thursday) | 6:00-7:00pm

Y Members | $121

Community Members | $242

Registration opens October 4 for Y Members and October 6 for Community Members.

 

Northeast YMCA: 

Speed & Agility Clinic: Saturday, October 1 | 8:00-9:30am

Y Members | $18

Community Members | $36

Registration opens September 20 for Y Members and September 22 for Community Members.

 

October 17-November 20 (Monday/Friday) | 7:00-8:00pm

Y Members | $121

Community Members | $242

Registration opens October 4 for Y Members and October 6 for Community Members.

 

*Please note, the registration fee for this program offering does not qualify for Open Doors Financial Assistance.

The goal of the Speed & Agility program is to teach youth participants skills including proper running mechanics, plyometric skills and movement efficiency that will help them excel in their respective sport(s).

Participants will improve speed, quickness and reactive skills, as well as body control, to both assist in injury prevention and aid in proper movement patterning. 

Participants will meet with Health & Wellness staff and go through initial testing and evaluation, work on acceleration drills, and perform plyometric and agility drills. 

Classes will take place indoors and outdoors depending on the planned training for the day. There is a limit of 12 youth per session, so secure your youth's spot today!

 

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Teen Fitness Training

Participants 12-14 years of age will focus on safety and proper technique in using all workout area equipment. Discussions on character development, weight room etiquette, and basic nutrition will also be included in the curriculum. Participants must attend at least 7 of the 8 sessions. Successful completion of this class will grant participants access to the wellness floor.

Fees

Lincoln YMCA Member | $28
Not available to Community Members
 

Parent Supervision

At the Copple Family, Fallbrook, and Northeast YMCAs between the hours of school dismissal-5pm, when LPS is in session, anyone 14 years of age or younger must be participating in a supervised program or be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Passing Teen Fitness does not make one exempt from this policy. 
 

Dates & Locations

Cooper YMCA: 

October 11 - November 3 (Tuesday/Thursday)  |  5:30-6:30pm

November 7-30 (Monday/Wednesday)  |  4:15-5:15pm

 

Copple Family YMCA: 

October 25 - November 17 (Tuesday/Thursday)  |  6:30-7:30pm

 

Fallbrook YMCA: 

October 11 - November 3 (Tuesday/Thursday)  |  4:30-5:30pm

 

Northeast YMCA:

October 10-20  (Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday)  |  4:00-5:00pm

November 7-17  (Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday)  |  4:00-5:00pm

 

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Youth Yoga

Yoga is a non-competitive outlet for building connections between the mind and body. Yoga can help your child develop focus, concentration, calmness, and self-confidence. We will introduce playful breathing exercises, creative imagery, and relaxation skills that your child can carry with them into their increasingly busy school and social lives.

Who Can Participate: Boys & Girls ages 7-12

Copple Family YMCA: 

Not currently being offered. 

Registration Fee:  Lincoln Y Members: $35 | Community Members: $70