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MONDAY, APRIL 1
  
The Jump Bunch
Ages 2.5 – 3.5
Morrison YMCA
1:15– 2:00 PM
An introduction to age-appropriate gross motor skills and fun to nurture fitness and physical activity for life.
Also April 8, 22, and 29
 
Youth Boot Camp
Ages 6 - 13
Brace Family YMCA
5:15 – 6:00 PM
High energy, fun-filled youth fitness, utilizing obstacle courses, games and activities in a fun, safe and motivating environment.
Mondays and Wednesdays thru April
 
 
TUESDAY, APRIL 2
 
Ninja Warrior Training
Ages 6 - 13
Brace Family YMCA
5:15 – 6:00 PM
Designed to develop motor skills through mobility, balance, power, strength and endurance to create a strong mind and body in a fun, safe way.
Also April 9, 16, and 23
See Sales and Service
 
Speed and Agility Evaluation
Ages 8 - 18
Morrison YMCA
5:00 – 6:00 PM
A comprehensive speed and power evaluation from Architech Sports, a tailored workout, and recommended exercises and stretches. Email Luke@architechsports.com to secure your spot.
Also April 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 and 30
 
 
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3
 
Family Circuit Training
Ages 8 and up
Morrison YMCA
4:30 – 5:25 PM
Family fitness circuit fun - from planks to jump ropes to running steps for the whole family, from beginner to intermediate!
Also April 10, 17, and 24
See Sales and Service
 
Intro to Gymnastics
Ages 2.5 – 3.5
Morrison YMCA
10:45 – 11:15 AM
Intro to tumbling, rolling, handstands and cartwheels in this first independent class without a parent, promoting movement and social skills.
Also April 11 and 25
 
Youth Fitness: Running
Morrison YMCA
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Speed drills, hill climbs, distance, and form and stretching techniques to help your child reach their performance goals.
Also April 11 and 25
 
Youth Sports Performance Training
Brace Family YMCA
Ages 8 - 13
5:30 PM
Tools that youth need to improve strength endurance, speed, power and flexibility in a fun, high-success environment.
Tuesdays and Thursdays in April
 
 
THURSDAY, APRIL 4
 
Teen Fitness Clinic
Morrison YMCA
Ages 13 – 17
5:00 – 5:30 PM
Learn to use the fitness equipment and add to your workout routine. Meet outside the Athletic Training Center.
Also on April 11 and 25
 
Youth Yoga
Brace Family YMCA
Ages 6 - 13
5:15 – 6:00 PM
Learn stress reduction and mental clarity through postures, breathing and focus.
Also April 11, 18 and 25
 
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 5
 
Safe Sitter
Morrison YMCA
9 AM – 2:30 PM
Ages 11 – 14
 
Teen Yoga
Morrison YMCA
Grades 6 - 12
3:00 – 3:45 PM
Learn stress reduction and mental clarity through postures, breathing and focus.
Also April 13 and 27
 
Mary Poppins Auditions
Ballantyne Arts Center
Age 2 - 12
By Appt Only
For youth interested in fun and challenging performance environment.
  
 WEAR BLUE TO PREVENT CHILD ABUSE DAY
All Day, All Branches
All Community
Join the YMCA and the agencies of the Mecklenburg Child Abuse Prevention Team and Prevent Child Abuse America in wearing blue for child abuse prevention on Friday, April 5! Take a picture and and share it on social media with the hashtags #Meck4Kids and #PassThePinwheel. Show your support for prevention! Preventing child abuse is a pillar of our programming at the Y. Learn more about our commitment to ensuring a safe environment for all kids.
 
  
SUNDAY, APRIL 7
 
Hemby Family Fun Day
Hemby Program Center
1:00 – 5:00 PM
All ages welcome
OPEN TO COMMUNITY
Join us with the whole family to experience all the Hemby Center in South Charlotte has to offer – swimming, climbing tower, ziplining and more!
Also April 14, 21 and 28
 
 
THURSDAY, APRIL 11
 
JV Varsity CrossFit Free Trial
Morrison YMCA
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Grades 6 – 12
OPEN TO COMMUNITY
Email mary.mcginn@ymcacharlotte.org to register for free trial.
Also on April 25
 
 
MID APRIL (DATE TBD)
 
NEW PLAYGROUND GRAND OPENING
Brace Family YMCA
Time TBD
OPEN TO COMMUNITY
Join the whole Y community as we open our latest playground to welcome and develop healthy kids in the Brace Family YMCA neighborhood!
 

MONDAY, APRIL 22

MC Infused
McCrorey Y
4 – 7 PM
Ages 5+
Members and their families are invited to join us for a bar of healthy water and snack options. For more information, contact breana.leach@ymcacharlotte.org.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

 MC Arts & Blends
McCrorey Y
4 – 7 PM
Ages 5+
Members and their families are invited to join us for face painting, balloon twisting and a hip-hop healthy smoothie. For more information, contact breana.leach@ymcacharlotte.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

 MC Relay Bash
McCrorey Y
4 – 7 PM
Ages 5+
Members and their families are invited to join us for a relay race, bounce house fun on the lawn and live music. For more information, contact breana.leach@ymcacharlotte.org.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

 MC Wellness on Wheels
McCrorey Y
10 AM – 2 PM  and 4 – 6 PM
Ages 5+
Members and their families are invited to join us to visit our WOW vehicle. Produce Day is planned for 4 PM as well. For more information, contact breana.leach@ymcacharlotte.org.

 
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 26
 
HARRIS YMCA SPRING COMMUNITY CARNIVAL
Harris YMCA
6:30 – 8:30 PM
All Ages Welcome
OPEN TO COMMUNITY
Food trucks, scavenger hunts, field games, bike rodeo, fire truck visits, kids’ yoga and cardio funk, and more! 
 
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 27
 
STRATFORD RICHARDSON HEALTHY KIDS DAY
Stratford Richardson YMCA
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
All Ages Welcome
OPEN TO COMMUNITY
Food trucks, games, open swim, and more. Teens can get free transportation to the YMCA Teen Summit too.
 
 
LOWES HEALTHY KIDS DAY
Bellingham Park
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
All Ages Welcome
OPEN TO COMMUNITY
Games, sports, food trucks, community connections and more!
 

Teen Summit
UNC Charlotte Center City
320 East 9th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
9 AM – 3 PM
Join us for a FREE and impactful experience that gives teens the chance to engage in exciting activities that will help them network with their peers and prepare for college and beyond!
This event is presented by JCPenney Communities Foundation.
Learn more >>

 

Level Up
Access and Opportunity for Teens
Stratford Richardson Y | Keith Family Y
McCrorey Y | Simmons Y
8 – 11 PM
Ages 13 – 18
OPEN TO COMMUNITY
A host of speakers and interactive workshops, creative arts, open gym, sports and fitness, swimming and a meal make for a fun evening for teens. Learn more >>

 

 FAMILY FUN AND HEALTHY SNACK DAY
Simmons YMCA Sports Field
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
All Ages Welcome to join us for healthy family snacks!
 
 
SUNDAY, APRIL 28
 
CAMP THUNDERBIRD OPEN HOUSE
YMCA CAMP THUNDERBIRD
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
All Ages Welcome
OPEN TO COMMUNITY
Take a tour, see our cabins, meet the staff and learn how campers take flight every summer.
 
 
NODA OPEN STREETS
Johnston YMCA and the NODA Community
1 - 5 PM | All ages welcome
Join the whole community for a day of healthy, outdoor celebration.
 
 
Healthy Kids Month is presented in collaboration with
 
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