What’s Happening at Southwest Family Y in December 2023

Published On: December 5, 2023Categories: Blog

Cookies With Santa!

Embrace the holiday spirit with Santa & Mrs. Claus! They are stopping by on Saturday, December 9th, from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. to see who made the nice list! Join us for holiday fun, including photo ops, cookie decorating, crafts, and the chance to write your holiday wish list. It’s guaranteed to be a jolly good time! 

A plate of beautifully decorated Christmas cookies

Holiday and Winter Break Camps

Holiday Day Camp: December 21st and 22nd from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.  

Discover the Y’s winter break day camps to infuse excitement into your kids’ holiday experience! While you tackle those last-minute Christmas shopping errands, Bring them to us for an exciting Holiday-themed day camp. They’ll enjoy holiday crafts, festive movies, and fun games.

*Ages 4-12

Register for Holiday Day Camp

Winter Break Mini Camp: January 1st-4th from 9:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M.  

Winter Break Themed mini-camp at the Southwest Family YMCA offers a safe and fun space for your child to learn new things and make new friends. Our campers get physically active and enjoy specialized activities surrounding the theme.

*Ages 5-11

Register for Winter Break Mini-Camp

New Group Exercise Classes!

Teen Lift: Tuesdays 4-4:30 P.M. 

  • This informational session focuses on the fundamentals of all standard major lifts in a supervised and relaxed environment. Together, we work on proper form, gym etiquette, and spotting. We do not lift heavy. This is a helpful place to ask questions and learn how the body adapts to general strength training. *Sign up on YMCA360* 

Barbell Foundations: Mondays 7-7:30 P.M. 

  • This informational session focused on major compound lift fundamentals without adding weight. Together, we work through common fears, limitations, and benefits around lifting with a barbell. The focus is on proper form, body position, and dynamic stretches that prepare the body for load-bearing functional movements. Lifts to focus on will be the squat, deadlift, bench, row, and other major compound patterns. *Sign up on YMCA360* 

Southwest Family Y Blood Drive in Partnership with We Are Blood.

Lend an arm and save a life when you sign up for our community blood drive.

Wednesday, December 27th, from 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M

Reserve Your Time Slot

Thursday, December 28th 2023, from 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Reserve Your Time Slot

Upcoming Events

Christmas Gift Wrapping

Bring your gifts, and we’ll wrap them for you at no cost, though donations are appreciated and will benefit our Annual Campaign!  

Stop by:

  • Tuesday December 12th or December 19th from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. 
  • Wednesday December 13th or December 20th 5:00 P.M. -7:00 P.M.  
a hand wrapping a holiday gift and tying a bow
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