YMCA briefs

2013-09-15T00:00:00Z YMCA briefs nwitimes.com
September 15, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Valparaiso Family YMCA

The Valparaiso Family YMCA, 1201 Cumberland Crossing Drive, offers numerous activities. For more information, call (219) 462-4185, ext. 249, or visit www.valpoymca.org.

Style show

Save the date of Sept. 26 for a 50 Fit & Fabulous Style Show at Old Town Banquet Center. Cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres start at 6:30 p.m., followed by a fashion show at 8 and a cocktail reception at 9. This is a fun, fashion-filled event and a unique shopping experience! Tickets are $50 per person.

Can-Do Kids

Classes are from 4:55 to 5:25 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. This class is for 3- to 11-year-olds and provides activities for children with special needs. The cost is $20.

Livestrong at the YMCA

Livestrong at the YMCA is a 12-week program for adult cancer survivors and is offered free at the Valparaiso Family YMCA. It is open to Y members and the community. Program focus includes improving cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength, flexibility, balance, stress management and confidence.

Nutrition for Life

Nutrition for Life offers nutritional counseling in personal, family, and group settings led by AFPA Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultants. Learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle by counteracting your nutritional struggles. Weigh-ins, body measurements, and personalized plans are all included in counseling sessions.

Walk in the popcorn parade

Join the YMCA in the 2013 Popcorn Parade on Saturday. Get some exercise, see friends and represent the YMCA. Register at the Courtesy Desk or on the sign-up sheet in the Y Lobby by Friday. Free T-shirts will be provided for all walkers. For more information, please contact Lee Baker at lbaker@valpoymca.org.

Seminars open to community

Methodist Hospitals offers free seminars to the community at the YMCA. A seminar on PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease) begins at 5:30 p.m. today. Sign up sheets are in the lobby or call (888) 909-DOCS.

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About Valparaiso

City of Valparaiso
166 Lincolnway Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-1161

Police Department
355 S. Washington St. Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-2135

Fire Department
2605 Cumberland Drive Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-8325

Parks & Recreation
3210 North Campbell Street Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 462-5144

Valparaiso Community Schools
3801 N. Campbell St. Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 531-3000