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Adult Fitness and Health

At the Y there are many opportunities to be physically active including group fitness classes and Wellness Center activities. Attending classes and exercising with others who are m…


Pioneering Healthier Communities: The La Crosse Area Family YMCA's Pioneering Healthier Communities' mission is to support, advocate and implement policies, programs and projects to make this community a healthier …


Pioneering Healthier Communities (PHC)

Mission Statement: Pioneering Healthier Communities is the spark that creates change to support healthy living. Vision Statement: Make the healthy choice the easy choice. …... read more


Aquatics

At the Y, we strengthen community by offering a place where everyone, regardless of age and ability, can learn about water safety and exercise in a caring environment. Do you l…


Adult: It’s never too late to learn how to swim or to swim competitively. Whether you are wanting to learn how to swim or wish to refine your current ability, the Y offers an opportunity …


Private Swim Lessons

ALL AGES Improve your swimming ability! Private Swim Lessons consist of 30-minute sessions of one-on-one instruction. All ages and abilities are welcome. Contact the Aquatic Dir…... read more


Rusty Ankle Logrolling Tornament

ALL AGES Come join the fun in a double elimination tournament! All skill levels are welcome. Logs will be held for beginners. Stop by Member Services to pick up a flyer to regi…


A / Water Discovery

Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment.


B / Water Exploration

Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.


Arts/Humanities

The Y Arts & Humanities department exists to bring arts experiences to people of all ages and abilities. Arts programs teach important life skills such as critical thinking and pro…


Music: Develop creative expression through music and song! We believe the arts provide personal growth and development for all ages and abilities. our caring and qualified instructors pro…


Carol Rhodes

Carol Rhodes, pianist, accompanist, and teacher, holds a Bachelor and Master of Music in Piano from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 1995, she received her Do…... read more


Doug Mahlum

Doug Mahlum, a long-time local entertainer, teaches beginner guitar at the YMCA-North branch. He has spent many years soloing around the Coulee Region, including performances with…


Elizabeth Rogers

Elizabeth Rogers has studied piano since the age of four, beginning her study with Sr. Phyllis Chang. Her early education included many piano recitals and competitions, as well as…


Marilyn Lee

Marilyn Lee holds a B.A. in Vocal Music Education from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa and an Associate degree in Theological Studies from Biblical Life College & Seminary in Marshfi…


Cancer Survivorship

A New Direction: “A New Direction” is designed to help youth and young adult cancer survivors regain their health and well-being before, during and after cancer treatments. This FREE 24-session phy…


A New Direction

“A New Direction” is designed to help youth and young adult cancer survivors regain their health and well-being before, during and after cancer treatments. This FREE 24-session ph…... read more


Early Childhood Care

YMCA early childhood care builds on children’s natural desire to learn new things and become more self-reliant. Getting along with other children, sharing, taking turns and working…


Child Care: Our Child Care Center is motivated in helping your child grow. We believe in promoting and maintaining a healthy and safe environment for your child to learn, develop and thrive. F…


Child Care

FULLTIME CHILD CARE 6 WEEKS-5 YEARS OLD Our Child Care Center is motivated in helping your child grow. We believe in promoting and maintaining a healthy and safe environment …... read more


Child Watch

NEWBORN-7 YEARS OLD In Child Watch we believe in strengthening our community through Youth Development and Healthy Living. We believe all children should be allowed to discover,…


Education

Whether you’re new to the community or simply want to pursue a new hobby, the YMCA brings together people who love to learn. Whether you want to become a certified Lifeguard, le…


CPR: The Y offers opportunities for those who want to learn the skills needed to save a life. Make a difference and save a life by taking a CPR/AED/First Aid community training course.


Full Course

Certification includes: Lay Responder CPR/AED Adult, CPR/AED Child, CPR Infant, and Standard First Aid. Attending full course is required. Digital copy of course book and materia…... read more


Family

We know parents want the best for their kids and kids want to have fun. That’s why, at our Y, we focus on bringing families closer together through parent-child activities and spo…


Child Watch: More than ever, busy parents need support. When parents come to the Y for a class, group activity or workout, their kids need a safe, enriching environment where they can build hea…


Child Watch

NEWBORN-7 YEARS OLD In Child Watch we believe in strengthening our community through Youth Development and Healthy Living. We believe all children should be allowed to discover,…... read more


Family Fun Center

Location: Dahl Family YMCA The Family Fun Center is a place where families can enjoy playing and growing together. We have a place for each age group to play, grow, and thrive. …


Family Fun Night

ALL AGES WELCOME! The YMCA cherishes family time. That’s why we promote spending quality time together as a family. Join us for swimming, games, crafts, and activities. No ne…


Parent and Baby Fitness (4-week class)

2-16 month old baby accompanied by at least 1 parent Join us for this parent & baby class that provides a great opportunity to bond with your baby while exercising! A focus of thi…


Preschool Gym Play

Walking-7 Years Old / With Guardian Meet other families while you and your child enjoy special bonding time together. You will have the opportunity to free play with your child…


Tiny Tot Gym

This class provides the opportunity for you and your child to interact and play in a safe environment. With staff guided discoveries, you will enjoy parent-child activities includ…


Home School

At the Y we offer opportunities for homeschool households to get active, experience something new and connect with other families. Our hands-on, multi-age, and cross-curricular pro…


Home School Basketball Workouts

ALL AGES WELCOME Prepare for the basketball season with Coach Richie Johnson. This program is designed to help develop and maintain your offensive and defensive basketball fundame…... read more


Special Events

When our neighbors sign up for special events at the Y, they can do so knowing that we encourage them to discover what they can achieve. We provide a sense of belonging, support, …


Healthy Kids Day

ALL AGES YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a signature event highlighting the Y’s commitment to improving the nation’s health, whereby parents, children and families can participate in…... read more


Sports

Our Y sports programs are a starting point for many youth to learn about becoming and staying active, and developing healthy habits they will carry with them throughout their lives…


Basketball: Whether it’s gaining the confidence that comes from learning a new skill or building the positive relationships that lead to good sportsmanship and teamwork, participating in baske…


Elementary School Basketball Workouts

Prepare for the basketball season with Coach Richie Johnson. This program is designed to help develop and maintain your offensive and defensive basketball fundamentals.... read more


Home School Basketball Workouts

ALL AGES WELCOME Prepare for the summer basketball season with Coach Richie Johnson. This program is designed to help develop and maintain your offensive and defensive basketba…


Teens

The La Crosse Area Family YMCA has many programs specifically designed for the teenagers in our community. Listed here are a number of programs the Teen Center has to offer. You …


Teen Service Provider Network: The intent and vision for the Teen Service Provider Network is to establish a format for facilitating regular communication between teen-serving organizations in order to share inf…


Teen Service Provider Network (TSPN)

On February 28th,2013 the Y Teen Center initiated and hosted its first Teen Service Providers Network (TSPN) meeting. The intent and vision for this Network is to establish a forma…... read more



 
 
 
 
 
 

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