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YOUTH FITNESS

 
ACTIVE KIDS | Grades K - 5
This free class is offered to our elementary school aged members. During this Physical Education type class, your child will participate in age-appropriate gross motor skill drills and games along with fun-filled activities intended to nurture a lifelong commitment to fitness and physical activity.  

CROSSFIT KIDS | Grades k - 5
CrossFit Kids introduces kids to age-appropriate movements and exercises that assist in maximizing physical skills, self-confidence and body awareness. CrossFit Kids aims to make exercise fun and to help your young athlete move better, safer and more effectively. Classes include a warm-up, skill work, workout and game. CrossFit Kids enhances a child's motor skills by teaching better movement and cognitive skills through engaging children during their workouts, which are scaled appropriately for their age. This class augments your child's involvement in sports by incorporating strength and conditioning to improve on their overall athleticism.

FIT KIDS | Ages 10+
Fit Kids introduces kids aged 10+ to the equipment on our fitness floor and teaches them how to use it properly.  Your child will complete their fitness orientation and earn their youth fitness band which allows them to visit the fitness floor with an adult aged 16+.  Subsequent classes will focus on how to incorporate the cardio machines and strength equipment into age-appropriate workouts that are both fun and challenging.   

GROW UP FIT | Grades K - 2
Fitness & Nutrition Made Fun introduces kids to age-appropriate exercises and activities intended to nurture a lifelong commitment to fitness. In addition to the fun-filled fitness activities, each session will also focus on making better nutrition choices to fuel growing bodies and how nutrients from food impact physical activity and well-being.  

ITTY BIT CROSSFIT | Ages 3 - 5
Itty Bit CrossFit introduces kids to age-appropriate movements and exercises that assist in maximizing physical skills, self-confidence and body awareness.  Itty Bit CrossFit aims to make exercise fun and to help your child move more effectively. Classes include a warm-up, skill work, and game.  

JUMP BUNCH | Preschool
Jump Bunch introduces your preschooler to age-appropriate gross motor skills and fun-filled activities intended to nurture a lifelong commitment to fitness and physical activity. 

MARATHON KIDS | Grades K - 5
Marathon Kids is a running program intended to show your kids that big goals, like running a marathon, can be accomplished, incrementally, over the duration of the session. Each time the club meets, participants run or walk during an allotted period of time. After each session, runners track their distance on a Marathon Kids Mileage Log. Once runners accumulate the distance of one marathon (26.2 miles) they are rewarded for their physical activity accomplishment. Rewards are also earned by runners accumulating the distance of two, three and four marathons.  

NINJA WARRIOR | Grades K - 5
This class introduces kids to high-energy conditioning through indoor and outdoor obstacle courses and workouts designed to challenge their body and spirit. Expect your child to swing, jump, crawl, climb, pull, and run to conquer new obstacles and maximize physical skills and self-confidence.  

RUNNING | Grades K - 5
Running incorporates speed drills, hill climbs, distance running, along with proper running form and stretching techniques to help your child reach their running and sports performance goals.  

STORIES WITH A TWIST | Ages 3 - 5
Stories with a Twist uses storybooks, yoga-inspired games, and developmentally appropriate breathing and mindfulness techniques to build strength, increase flexibility, and quiet your preschooler's  mind.  

YOGA KIDS | Grades K - 5
Your child will learn basic sequences of poses and how to transition from one pose to another as they build strength, increase flexibility, and quiet their minds. 
   

TEEN FITNESS

CROSSFIT JV AND VARSITY | Grades 6 - 12
This strength and conditioning program is designed for 6th - 12th grade athletes and non-athletes alike. We combine gymnastics, body weight calisthenics, and light weightlifting with high intensity training to develop capacity across the ten general physical skills: Cardiovascular and Respiratory Endurance, Stamina, Strength, Flexibility, Power, Speed, Coordination, Agility, Balance and Accuracy. With workouts that are scalable for all, CrossFit JV/Varsity can equally benefit both the accomplished athlete as well as the less active individual. In addition to working out, our program will teach our young athletes the value of focus, perseverance, dedication, and motivation.

FIT KIDS | Ages 10+
Fit Kids introduces kids aged 10+ to the equipment on our fitness floor and teaches them how to use it properly.  Your child will complete their fitness orientation and earn their youth fitness band which allows them to visit the fitness floor with an adult aged 16+.  Subsequent classes will focus on how to incorporate the cardio machines and strength equipment into age-appropriate workouts that are both fun and challenging.  

FITNESS CLINICS | Ages 10 - 14 
Fitness Clinics focus on different drills and exercises that children can add to their workout routines while also learning to use various equipment on the Morrison Family YMCA fitness floor.

TEEN EX | Grades 6 - 12
Teen Ex classes are specifically designed group exercise classes that encourage exercise and wellness for grades 6th - 12th. Classes will incorporate a variety of fitness activities in cardio, strength, and flexibility through monthly class rotations.
 
Need an easy way to safely transition your child from one Y program to another? Learn more about our Connection Service >>

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Sales & Service Center | 704 716 4600