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The La Porte County Family YMCA strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.
With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.
Registration is ongoing
The Y offers two great locations for your child to prepare to reach their potential. Join us at our La Porte Y branch and at Prairie View Elementary School for these amazing classes. We are so much more than a gym!
4 & 5 year old classes
This is a kindergarten readiness program which will focus on number recognition, ABC’s, some easy reading and math skills, music & art projects. The children will have visits from the La Porte County Library, some educational field trips, gym time & depending on which preschool your child attends will learn some French or Spanish. Your child will also work on improving their social skills, listening and gross and fine motor skills, and also make new friends along the way. Classes held 8:45-11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
(plus a $40 registration fee)
3 year old classes
Your child will work with numbers, letters, music, arts & crafts, gross & fine motor skills. Children must be potty trained. The children will have visits from the La Porte County Library, some educational field trips, gym time and depending on which preschool your child attends, will be presented French or Spanish. Your child will also work on improving their social skills, listening and gross and fine motor skills, and also make new friends along the way. Classes held from 8:45-11 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday.The fee is $65 per month for members and $85 per month for non-members. (plus a $40 registration fee)
Summer Early Learning Academy
Our Summer Early Learning Academy program helps children learn the essential skills they’ll need for the kindergarten school year. With a wide variety of activities to stimulate your child’s creativity, self-esteem and independence, our learning based curriculum is the ultimate preparation tool. Our trained, supportive staff strive to ensure that each child has the best possible start for a lifetime of learning. Classes start summer 2014. This year we will be offering three, 2-week sessions. Maximum enrollment for each session in 18 and we will need at least 8 enrolled to have the session.The fee is $40 per session for members and $60 per session for non-members.
(plus a $20 registration fee)
Session #1 (): Barnyard Palooza
Session #2 (): Destination Outer Space
Session #3 (): Under the Ocean