Including Healthy Kids Day Celebration Saturday, April 25th

Woonsocket, RI (April 9, 2015) – The Greater Woonsocket YMCA, part of the YMCA of Pawtucket family of branches, has announced its Splash Week swim lessons schedule.  As a leader in aquatic programming, the Woonsocket YMCA will offer swim lessons to local youth during school vacation week, April 21st – 24th. The goal of Splash Week is to teach children and families how to be safer in and around the water.

This program is designed specifically for non-swimmers who want to learn proper water safety. There is no cost for members and non-members pay just $5; must pre-register for Splash Week by April 16th. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, April 21st – Friday, April 24th; ages 3 – 6 years are welcome from 3:00pm – 3:30 pm on those days, while ages 7 – 12 years can join us from 3:45pm – 4:25pm.

To conclude school vacation week, the Woonsocket YMCA will host Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 25th from 10am – 2pm. This free community event aims to help families maintain healthy habits through fun and engaging activities. Complimentary classes will be held throughout the day and are as follows:

Water Safety:
Ages 6 – 10 years 10:00am – 10:35am
Ages 11 & up 10:45 am – 11:20am

Zumba Fitness:
Adults Only – 10:00am

Adults Only – 11:30am

Aqua Sports:
Ages 9 – 15 years 11:45am – 12:30pm

Open Swim:
For members and nonmembers from 12:45pm – 1:45 pm.
Parents must accompany children in pool area.
Under 6 years old, parents must accompany children in the water.

Summer camp registrations will also be accepted during Healthy Kids Day and a special one-day promotion will be offered. Register your child for camp during Healthy Kids Day and receive a free camp t-shirt.  Additionally, individuals who pay for one-week of camp in advance will receive a free camp bag.
“We are pleased to kick-off school vacation week with our Splash Week initiative,” said Diane Martin, Senior Program Director. “Water safety is a vital life skill and the Woonsocket Y is pleased to once again offer complimentary lessons to our local youth. I also encourage families to take advantage of the fun activities being offered during Healthy Kids Day, including our Summer Camp registration special.”

For more information, contact Diane Martin at (401) 769-0791.