Duneland Family YMCA

The Duneland Family YMCA is at 215 Roosevelt St., Chesterton. For information, call (219) 926-4204 or visit dunelandymca.org.

Half-day preschool program

Registration is underway. Children will engage in age-appropriate activities that focus on the development of the whole child. Financial assistance is available.

Senior center

The senior center is open to the public from 10:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Planting a garden

The Duneland Y is planting a garden of fruit, vegetables and native plant species. Y summer campers will learn to tend the garden and will share in the harvest.

Youth indoor soccer

Registration for ages 3 to grade 5 begins Monday through April 9 with the season running April 18 through June 5. Cost is $40 for members and $80 for non-members per child. To register and pay on-line please go to http://dunelandymca.org/youth-development/youth-sports/soccer-league.

Spring break

Spring break camp is offered 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 21-25. Call to register.

Valparaiso Family YMCA

The Valparaiso Family YMCA, 1201 Cumberland Crossing Drive, offers numerous activities. For more information, call (21) 462-4185, ext. 249, or visit www.valpoymca.org.

Summer camp

Registration has begun at the child care office at the Y for summer camp which runs June 6 through Aug. 12. Visit www.valpoymca.org /childcare/summer camp for more information.

Diabetes, Livestrong prevention

Diabetes prevention program and Livestrong programs available at the Y.


Qigong classes are 11:10 to a.m. to 12:25 p.m. Tuesdays.

Tai chi

Tai chi is offered 11:10 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. Tuesdays. This is a Chinese form of exercise.

Sunday swim lessons

These lessons are for all skill levels with each age group. Call for information.

New classes at the Y

Sculpt & Stretch with Melissa: 11:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Wednesdays

Circuit training with Gayle, 4 to 4:50 p.m. Monday and Wednesday

R.I.P.P.E.D for beginners with Becky, 7:15 to 8 p.m. Thursdays

Lengthen and strengthen with Brittany, 11:10 a.m. to noon Fridays

Bootcamp with Gayle, 5:30 to 6:15 a.m. Fridays

Cycle Xpress with Kristin H., 5:15 to 5:45 p.m. Sundays

Save the date

Ringing in Spring, April 4; 9 a.m. at the Y, Register at www.ringinginspring.com

Portage YMCA

The Portage Township YMCA, 3100 Willowcreek Road, offers numerous activities. For more information, call (219) 762-9622.


Children 18 months through middle school gain skills and confidence in the Y gymnastics program.

Child Care Center openings

Working families who need quality, responsible, dependable child care for children 2 to preschool age can enroll in the Child Care Center. Children follow a curriculum and playtime to prepare for kindergarten.

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