Strong Kidz

OPERATION FIT KIDS [Non-Members Click Here to Register]
For ages 6-12, this class will be fun but challenging, using games and activities, to get and keep kids interested in exercise and being active.

KIDZ N TRAINING[Register] For Y-members ages 8-10, this class teaches:

  • general anatomy,
  • correct exercise form and range of motion
  • proper use of treadmill cardio equipment,
  • proper use of resistance bands,
  • body weight exercises,
  • fitness floor etiquette.

The class is limited to 5 participants. Registration for each session closes 3 days prior to the first class. Parents are required to attend the class with their child. After completion the individual will be certified to use the YMCA Fitness Centers with adult accompaniment in the fitness center.

First Class Preparation

  • Bring a medical release from your doctor, if you’ve had health or orthopedic problems.
  • Dress in gym clothes and wear tennis shoes.
  • Be punctual. Arrive 5 minutes early if possible.
  • Meet the Instructor at the desk in the fitness center.

Session Dates and Times

  • July 22: 9-10 a.m.
  • August 19: 9-10 a.m.
  • West YMCA-3507 Amazonas
  • If minimum enrollment of 3 is not met, class will be cancelled with alternate options available.
  • Accommodations for one-on-one sessions can be made if the schedule does not meet your needs. The cost of 1-on-1 will be $60 for 2 one-hour sessions.
  • Make-up sessions are an additional $10 fee.
  • The Class Instructor has the right to deny any participant the opportunity to complete the class.
  • Call 573-761-3225 for additional information or accommodations if schedule does not meet your needs.

KIDZ N WEIGHTS [Register]
For Y-members ages 11-13, this class teaches:

  • proper use of equipment,
  • fitness floor etiquette,
  • correct exercise form and range of motion,
  • general anatomy.

The class is limited to 6 participants. Registration for each session closes 3 days prior to the first class. After completion the individual will be certified to use the YMCA Fitness Centers with adult accompaniment in the fitness center.

First Class Preparation

  • Bring a medical release from your doctor, if you’ve had health or orthopedic problems.
  • Dress in gym clothes and wear tennis shoes.
  • Be punctual.  Arrive 5 minutes early if possible.
  • Meet the Instructor at the desk in the fitness center.

Session Dates and Times

  • July 22, 29: 10-11:30 a.m.
  • August 19, 26: 10-11:30 a.m.
  • West YMCA-3507 Amazonas
  • If minimum enrollment of 3 is not met, class will be cancelled with alternate options available.
  • Accommodations for one-on-one sessions can be made if the schedule does not meet your needs.  The cost of 1-on-1 will be $80 for 3 one hour sessions.
  • Make-up sessions are an additional $15 fee.
  •  The Class Instructor has the right to deny any participant the opportunity to complete the class if the youth is judged not physically or mentally mature enough.
  • Call 573-761-3225 for additional information or accommodations if schedule does not meet your needs.

PLEASE NOTE: Children under the age of 14 are not allowed in any fitness center until they have passed the appropriate training class and are accompanied by an adult.