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2023 Lifeguard Certification Classes

RECERTIFICATION CLASS: Sunday, April 16th | 1:30-4:30 | Fort Madison Family YMCA Fees: $75 Open | $60 2023 Contracted Fort Madison Public Pool Lifeguards Online portion will be email on April 11th and must be completed prior to class time Deadline to register: April 10th LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSE: IN-WATER PRE-TEST:  Tuesday, April 11th | 4:00-5:00 | Fort Madison Family YMCA Must be 15 years of age or older with proof of identification. Bring goggles and swimwear. Online portion will…

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Private & Semi-Private Swim Lessons

The Fort Madison Family YMCA Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons are available for members and non-members of any age or skill level. No matter your goal, we’re here to help! Whether you’re a beginner wanting to gain confidence or an experienced swimmer trying to hone your skills, private and semi-private lessons are the perfect solution. Swimmers will receive personalized attention from our skilled swim instructors giving you the opportunity to focus on what you want to learn. Private (1-on-1)…

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Lifeguard Certification/Recertification & WSI

The Fort Madison Family YMCA will hold a Lifeguard Certification Course beginning Tuesday, May 24th for individuals 15 years of age (by June 10th, 2022) and older who are interested in lifeguarding. A recertification class will also be held on Monday, June 6th; and a Water Safety Instruction class will be held Friday, June 10th through Sunday, June 12th. Students are asked to bring photo ID/Proof of age with you to the pre-test. Lifeguard Certification Course Age Requirement: 15…

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Spring Youth Soccer League registration is now open at the Fort Madison Family YMCA. The Y’s Soccer Program is broken into two leagues, Little Tykes and Lee County.  Both leagues are designed to prepare and instruct players on the fundamentals of the sport while playing in game situations.  Little Tykes Soccer Little Tykes Spring Youth League is open to girls and boys 3 to 6 years of age. This league emphasizes on fun, with players having the opportunity to learn the…

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Daily Rate Change

In the effort to align with fellow YMCA’s within our region the Fort Madison Family YMCA will increase our Senior Day Rate to $5.00 starting January 2nd, 2022. This rate will be good for all classes, workout areas, gymnasium, and swimming pool. To help off-set the increase in rate for non-members who visit our YMCA frequently we are offering a Senior Membership Special. Any *NEW* Senior Individual or Senior Couple Memberships purchased between December 15th, 2021 through January 15th,…

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BasketballHead Training

Learn beyond the basics or enhance your skills on the court with Tj Jones’ BasketballHead Training. The Fort Madison Family YMCA is offering Private & Semi-Private Youth Basketball Training instructed by TJ Jones. Semi-private groups are maxed at 4 players. Groups will be joined together by TJ based on skill level or individual needs. Session times/dates will be determined following registration. All sessions take place in the YMCA Gymnasium at 220 26th Street, Fort Madison. Private Instruction: 4 Sessions – $80 8 Sessions –…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Prevention Letter

Dear Members and Program Participants, Over the last couple of weeks, information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has raised many concerns and we want you to know that we are committed to taking every possible precaution to minimize any risk within our YMCA facilities. We will continue to monitor information from national, state and local health officials on a regular basis. The safety and health of all remains our top priority. Below are some initial precautions we are implementing. Fort Madison Family YMCA staff…

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YMCA & The Kensington Partner To Offer FREE Parkinson’s Disease Management Program

Beginning Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 the Fort Madison Family YMCA and The Kensington Senior Living & Memory Care will offer a brand new exercise class and support group session designed specifically for individuals with any level of Parkinson’s Disease. Ryan Wilson, Director and Kathy Krogmeier, Assistant Director of the Fort Madison Family YMCA met with Victoria Matlock, The Kensington Senior Living Consultant to join forces and create a program to help benefit those within the community suffering from Parkinson’s…

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Intro to Ballet & Tap

‘Intro to Ballet & Tap’ is an hour long combination class specifically designed to introduce girls and boys ages 3 years to 6 years old to the fundamentals of contemporary ballet and tap dance. This program is offered in 5 week sessions. Classes will be held in the upstairs aerobics room at the Fort Madison Family YMCA. Parent Watch Week will be the very last class of each 5 week session where parents, aunts, uncles, and grandparents are invited…

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Fall Youth Volleyball

Registration is now open for Fall Youth Volleyball. Available to 3rd through 6th grade girls and boys. This league focuses on introducing youth to the game of volleyball emphasizing skills such as bumping, setting and spiking. Practices are held throughout the week at the Fort Madison Family YMCA gymnasium. Games are held on Saturday mornings beginning Saturday, October 5th. Location of games will be announced online and across our social media boards before the first game. End-of-season tournament will…

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