The Fond du Lac Family YMCA is offering a variety of spring and summer youth sports, aquatics, gymnastics and preschool enrichment programming for children preschool age through grade school. By upholding core values of RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY, HONESTY and CARING, the Y is committed to strengthening our community through programs that promote youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
The Fond du Lac Family YMCA offers a variety of programs for all ages and skill levels. Make new friends while learning new skills and developing healthier lifestyle habits. Y members receive discounted program fees and priority registration.
Early registration begins March 20th for Y members and March 27th for community participants. Spring Sessions run April 21 through June 1, 2018. Registration fees increase for Spring Session programs beginning April 11th.
Summer Session I programs run June 18th through July 20, 2018. Summer Session II programs run July 23 through August 17, 2018. Registration fees increase for Summer Session programs beginning June 6, 2018. Registration for all programs is in person at the Y or online at fdlymca.org, for both members and community participants. An active account and email address is required for online registration.
The YMCA Flag Football program is teaming up with Fond du Lac area high schools to provide the youth with hands on developmental skills through modified, age-appropriate game activities coached by none other than the high school football players themselves.
Beginners Tee Ball
This beginner level program is designed for kids who are just beginning in the sport of baseball. Kids will be taught the fundamentals of the sport. Throwing, catching, fielding balls, hitting off tee and pitched ball, and base-running will be heavily emphasized through drills and controlled game play. Teams will consist of no more than 6 players per team to allow for more opportunities to hit and field the ball during game play.
YMCA youth cheerleading is recreational and is designed to teach cheerleading fundamentals. Participants will learn chants, jumps, basic stunts, and dance. Participants will also get the opportunity to cheer at the flag football games in the Spring Session.
The genres of dance that may be covered in YMCA Dance are Creative Movement, Ballet and Jazz. Students are welcome to wear traditional dance attire, including tights, leotards, and ballet slippers; this is not required. Any clothing that the student can move and have fun in is acceptable.
NEW! Acting Lessons
In partnership with the Fond du Lac Community Theatre. Let your child’s inner entertainer emerge in one of our new acting classes! Students will be encouraged to express themselves through a variety of different activities. No experience necessary!
NEW! Intro to Dance Team
The Fond du Lac High School Dance Team members and coaches are excited to give younger students a taste of team dancing! This class will teach basic skills, fundamental technique, and fun choreographed routines. There will be a performance opportunity each session at Fondy Junior football and basketball games.
Youth Racquetball Lessons
These lessons are designed to teach kids the basic rules and skills of the great sport of racquetball.
NEW! Disc Golf
Combining the sport of golf and the art of throwing a frisbee in this fun, new 8-week program that is sure to challenge you both physically and mentally. Learn basic fundamentals and how to play disc golf with a registered semi-professional disc golf player! The Fond du Lac Family YMCA will provide discs to use, but participants are encouraged to bring their own.
NEW! Golf Program
Just getting started or just letting them play, this class is for you! This eight-week lesson program is designed for the new and advanced golfer alike. This course will provide you with the proper fundamentals to get you started or help perfect your play.
NEW! Girls Intro to Softball
This is a developmental level and competition should not even be an aspect at this level. The goal is to make sure players have a great time, learn the basics, good sportsmanship, and want to continue to the competitive divisions in the future.
Progressive Gymnastics Classes
The Fond du Lac Family YMCA Progressive Gymnastics Lessons Program is designed for children to learn at their own pace. Advancing to the next level is dependent on the child’s completion of required skills. All new entry level gymnasts must start at Rollers I regardless of age.
Skill-Based Swim Stages
Swim lessons are now organized into three phases, and each phase includes several stages focused on a specific skill set. Not sure what stage your child should register for? Check out the Y’s website or program guide for helpful information on how to choose the right stage.
Log Rolling Classes – Age 8 & up
Log rolling helps improve balance, agility and concentration, all while having a good time. This class will follow a structured lesson plan to increase skill and development. Log rolling is offered for both Spring and Summer sessions.
Preschool Enrichment Classes
YMCA Preschool Enrichment classes provide knowledge, character development, guidance and encouragement to help youth develop and realize their potential. Younger children participate with a parent, while older children take classes on their own.