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The Body Project

The Body Project 4-Week Series, 10-11 AM January 6, 13, 20, 27 Location: Ironworks Branch Do you like what you see in the mirror? If you don’t, you’re not alone. Studies show up to 91% of American women suffer from body dissatisfaction. The Body Project is a four-session group aimed at helping women of all ages, shapes, and sizes feel better about their bodies. This program has been found to improve body satisfaction and help prevent food issues, and improve school, work and social functioning for hundreds of women across the US. The classes, held in the Kerry Nutritional Education

Strength Clinics

Are you interested in pointers and guidance to master your squat and deadlift technique? Are you intrigued by the new free weight room area but not sure where to start? International Masters record holder and weightlifting coach Kortney will be offering the keys to developing your strongest lifts! Whether you’re ready to hit a new 1-rep max or just looking for an expert eye to help you move more effectively and remain injury-free, these sessions can help you maximize your lifting potential. Kortney will be on-hand with her insight into proper lifting technique to get you on the road to


Dates: January 10th & 17th Location: Ironworks Branch Do you ask yourself where do I start? What should I buy? What meals should I prepare? Well, look no further on this meal prep journey as we navigate entrees, snacks and healthy treats. Class will be held in the Kerry Nutritional Education Center. We will be discussing: • Healthy eating alternatives • Spice usage • How much time you need to meal prep • What to meal prep • Vegan options Crock-pot & Main Entree Wednesday, January 10th 5:30-6:30 PM No Bake Treats Wednesday, January 17th 5:30-6:30 PM Members: $25/both classes;

Youth Swim Clinic

Youth Swim Clinic Ages 6 – 17 Dec. 26-29 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Member $40 Community $70 Looking to improve your strokes? Need something to do over the Holiday Break? We are offering a week-long clinic that is designed to focus on each of the 4 competitive swim strokes. Proper stroke technique and development will be given through various drills and instruction by the Aquatic Director and Head Beloit Memorial Girl’s Swim Coach Kim Waite and Tide USA Coach Lindsey Hassenfelt. Pre-requisite: Must know 2 of the 4 competitive swim strokes and be able to swim 25 yds. of

Safety Around Water

Safety Around Water Dec 18 – Dec 22 Monday – Friday 4:30 pm- 5:00pm Safety Around Water is available for anyone in the community who wants their children, ages 4 – 14, to learn how to be safe in and around water. The program is available to participants for a small fee. Class size limited to 50 students. Members: $5/session Non-Members: $10/session Drowning can happen nearly anywhere with standing water. But, as a parent or caregiver, you can’t keep your kids sidelined. You need to equip your children with the tools they need to be confident in and around water so they don’t lose out on the health benefits of

Water Activities Exploration

Water Activities Exploration Ages: 7 – 14 Time: 11:30 – 12:30 Dates: December 26 – 29 Join us in the pool for a new and exciting program developed for youth ages 7-14, with the focus of having fun in the water. Participants will learn various pool games and skills such as, Water Basketball, Water Volleyball, Log Rolling, and more. Skills taught will passing and shooting a ball in the water, serving a volleyball over a net in the water, aquatic fitness, following rules, teamwork and building friendships. Member: $20 Non-Member: $40

Winter Playmates held Dec 26-29

Winter Playmates Location: Ironworks Branch Ages: 2 – 5 years with parent Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. December 26 – 29 This program is designed to provide activities that will help your children develop academically and grow socially. Parents and children will participate together and create a daily art project, come together for story time, and enjoy 30 minutes in the pool daily. Member: $ 36 | Non-Member: $56 *Class size is limited to 12 children

Christmas Gymnastics Clinics

Christmas Gymnastics Clinics Cartwheel & Round-offs: Dec. 23, 12-1 pm Back/Front Handspring: Dec. 26, 1-2 pm Split Jump & Leaps: Dec. 27, 1-2 pm Back Hip Circle & Casting: Dec. 28, 1-2 pm Basics on Beam: Dec. 30, 11-12 pm Y Members: $20/clinic (add a sibling for $10) Community: $30/clinic (add a sibling for $15) Special Guest—Marvin Kimble is BACK! December 29th, 2-4 pm 2-Year National Team Gymnast and 2017 World Team Member—Marvin Kimble will be hosting a clinic that will focus on overall gymnastics skills. Marvin was also Pan American Games team & pommel horse champion, 2017 high bar

Tree of Hope

Grab an ornament off the Tree of Hope, located in the lobby of the Ironworks Branch, beginning Friday, November 17 and offer hope to School District of Beloit students involved in McKinney-Vento and SAPAR programs. These programs assist students with issues such as homelessness, pregnancy, being a parent and much more. Choose your ornament, purchase the item(s) on the ornament and return the wrapped item(s) to the Ironworks Branch by December 15.  

Let’s Spin! New lunch-time Group Cycle class

Join Keiser Cycling certified instructor Jeff Johnson for a power based training set to great music. Perfect for the serious cyclist but suitable for beginners as well! Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11:45am-12:30pm Ironworks Branch Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00-8:45am at Roscoe Branch
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