Youth - Health & Wellness
Our Y's youth wellness programs encourage children to make healthier choices about what they eat and what they do to establish lifelong healthy habits.
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Instructor is a black belt in Shaolin Kempo Karate, blends traditional Shaolin Kempo Karate training and martial arts philosophy with modern self-defense and fitness in a disciplined and structured, yet very fun, atmosphere. Students develop greater self-confidence and ability to concentrate while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination and improved cardiovascular conditioning. Students begin as white belts and progress through colored belt ranks as they achieve greater proficiency. Ask for details on uniform.
Get ready to break a sweat, work out to your favorite music, and HAVE FUN while exercising! It is never too early to develop healthy exercise habits! Our new youth fitness program is designed to inspire an early love for sports and fitness that will serve as a foundation for a healthy lifestyle. Led by trained Youth Exercise Specialist and Personal Trainer, Ara McKay, children and teens will learn... Safe stretching techniques, how to structure a workout, and strength training routines that will increase endurance and muscle mass for any sport or overall fitness. The class will wrap up with a fitness orientation, introducing participants on how to use cardiovascular and strength machines safely!
South Amboy YMCA
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This a fun way for your child to learn an exciting sport. We will teach the fundamentals of soccer and have fun in game situations.
Emphasis is placed on learning fundamentals of basketball while having a great time with friends. Develop individual skills of dribbling, shooting, and passing.
Children will learn self-discipline, fundamentals, and basic form at a level that is appropriate.
A fun and easy way for children of all ages to learn golf. This curriculum builds the fundamentals of putting, chipping, pitching and full swing to develop playing ability quickly and effectively.
Game, Set, Match! Learn all about tennis, build skills, and play modified matches. Follows USTA Curriculum.
Young athletes are welcome to come and learn about a multitude of track and field events. Participants (depending on age) will learn short distance sprints, middle distance, hurdles, cross country, relays, and more.