OIL CITY, Pa. – New fall programs have been announced at the Oil City YMCA for youth. Registration for all programs is available online or at the YMCA.
Online registration is available at www.oilcityymca.org.
This six week soccer program begins September 8 for ages 3-4 (11 am—11:45 am), ages 5-6 (12–1 pm), grades 1-2 (1:15—2:15 pm) and grades
3-5 (1:15 – 2:15 pm). The program will teach skills through fun drills for the first two weeks. Games will be played during the remaining four
weeks. Teams will be formed for each age group. Soccer meets on Saturday mornings. All participants receive t-shirts. $25/Members and $40 Non-Members.
NFL FLAG FOOTBALL
The Oil City YMCA has teamed up with the NFL to bring you NFL Flag Football powered by USA Football for grades 1-5. In this program, players will participate
in both the skills and drills aspect of the game, along with live gameplay. Practice takes place on Saturdays at the Oil City High School Practice
Field and will last 8 weeks starting Saturday, September 8 (9 am –10 am). Each player will receive a free NFL reversible jersey of their favorite
team. Younger, less experienced players will play for the AFC and the older, more experienced players will play for the NFC. Cost is $35 for members
and $55 for non-members.
Learn the fundamentals of baseball & softball while having fun in YMCA Fall Tee Ball for ages 3-6. Tee ball begins Thursday, September 13 and lasts
six weeks. Fall Tee Ball is held Thursdays at Mitchell Avenue fields from 5:30—6:15 for ages 3-4 and 6:30—7:30 for ages 5-6.$20/Members
TAE KWON DO
Classes meet on Wednesdays in the multipurpose room with Grand Master Williams and Chris Blauser.
Six-week session fee is $22 Members and $32 Non-Members.
SESSION 1: Begins October 3
SESSION 2: Call for start dates.
YOUTH INDOOR TRIATHLON
Swim, bike and run at the YMCA. Every athlete receives a shirt and participation ribbon. Awards for the top 3 finishers in each division.Ages 7-9,
10-12, and 13-15.Flexible start times from October 8-12, 2018.Cost $20, includes t-shirt.
Tumble Time offers toddlers a safe environment to walk, run, tumble, climb, jump and explore. Songs, games, and equipment will provide a structured
and active playtime while developing physical strength, flexibility, confidence and social skills. Classes require parent or caregiver participation.
Class will be held from September through May on Wednesdays from 10:15 – 11:00 am in the gymnasium and is free to Members and $15 monthly for non-members
RIVER OTTERS COMPETITIVE SWIM TEAM
Kids ages 5 through 18 may join the Oil City YMCA River Otters Swim Team. Learn the skills and techniques for competitive swimming while making new
friends and being part of a team. Practices are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 4:30-6 pm and Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30-5:30 pm.
SCENIC RIVERS YOUTH ROLLER HOCKEY
Drills and scrimmages every session will allow skill development for all participants. Divisions for ages 4—14 based on age, skill level, and
player safety. Roller Hockey meets at the Hasson Heights Dek Hockey facility. Register online at www.oilcityymca.org, at the YMCA, or by calling
814-673-5072. Visit the Dek Hockey page for more information.
FLIP & DIP
This program is held Thursdays, September through May, from 5 pm to 6 pm for ages 3, 4 & 5. Children begin with a half hour gymnastics lesson and
then head to the pool for a 30-minute swim lesson with the beginner swim class. Parents must be present to help with the transition. Hint: Girls
wear swimsuits for gymnastics and boys wear their trunks and a t-shirt for fast change. Monthly fee: $20 for members and $40 for non-members.
Splash Week is a full week of free community swim lessons to teach non-swimmers how to swim. Splash Week teaches pool and open water safety, basic
survival skills, beginner swimming techniques, and basic floating skills and safety. Pre-register online or call 814-677-3000.
The gymnastics team consists of gymnasts who have the desire to compete. The Oil City YMCA Tri-Stars compete at levels 2-9. Team practices are Monday/Thursday
5:30-8:30 pm and other times TBA. Team Fee is $50 per month. For more information, please call Head Coach Becky Berry at 814-677-3000.
Youth ages 3+ are introduced to skills in bar, vault, beam and floor routines. For children wanting to pursue cheerleading and gymnastics, this program
will help increase strength, flexibility, and agility. Fundamental Gymnastics meets Monday & Thursday from 5—6 pm from September through
May. Monthly fee is $32/Members and $55/Non-Members.
GROUP SWIM LESSONS
–$5 for kids ages 6 weeks-12 years with Y Family Memberships! Classes run monthly and all swimmers must register in advance at the membership desk
by the first of the month.
COMMUNITY YOUTH VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
The Community Youth Volunteer Program is open to Venango County youth between the ages of 10 and 18. Participants in the program earn “time dollars”
for each hour they volunteer up to 80 hours per calendar year. The “time dollars” are credited to the volunteer’s account at the rate of $4 per
hour. The value of the hours volunteered can be redeemed for gift cards.
TEEN ADVENTURE CLUB
Adventure Club is for boys and girls ages 12-18. Members of the club will have opportunities to experience adventures like zip lining, hiking trips,
kayaking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking, paintball and more. To participate in the adventure, members will earn the privilege
by volunteering for service activities within the community. For more information contact Jen Kissell-Dudek, Aquatic Director at 814-677-3000.
New members always welcome. Adventure Club meets the first Wednesday of the month, 6pm at the YMCA.
TEEN INTRO TO FITNESS
Teens ages 12-15 will work out with a wellness coach in a fun and educational setting. The focus of the class will be on weight training and proper
gym etiquette. This program meets on Wednesdays from 3:30—4:30 pm. The class is limited to five participants. Please register in advance
at the Member Services Desk to reserve a spot. Intro to Fitness is free to YMCA Members and others will pay $20 a month.
WAVES OF FUN & FAMILY FUN NIGHT
Join us for a pool party from 7 – 8:30 every Thursday and Friday evening at the YMCA pool. Swim with inflatable toys in the pool. FREE for members;
Guest passes available for non-members.