Georgia Elementary After School Enrichment
Please take a look at these engaging afterschool opportunities. Your child does not need to be enrolled in the Y’s afterschool program to enroll in these activities.
Reach out to Katelyn Irwin, the Y’s Youth Development Coordinator, at 652-8153 if you would like to learn about potential financial assistance.
Please pack a healthy snack for your child that is attending an afterschool enrichment.
Join Evolution Family and Prenatal Yoga to practice yoga, mindfulness, relaxation techniques and get some wiggles out. Yoga helps children become attuned to their bodies inside and out. EvoKids Yoga helps to build self-confidence and self-awareness, manage emotions, and promote a healthy lifestyle. The goal of this class is to leave your child relaxed and happy.
When: Mondays, March 18-April 15, 2:45-3:45pm
Where: Music Room
Flip, Dance and Circus
SURPRISE FUN! This fun session will get creative, with kids learning 8-counts for various dance activities and games. We’ll choreograph a dance to popular, appropriate music while we learn to follow counts and patterns, work on basic tumble and circus mat skills and learn proper form for balancing, cartwheels, jumps, rolls, leaps and more! Kids will receive special SURPRISE prop to take home!!
When: Wednesdays, April 10-May 22, 2:45 – 4:00pm
Where: Small gym
Your Junior Hero will develop their special superhero power, signature pose and hone their superhero skills! We will learn about the helpful behaviors and healthy habits needed to be a Superhero, while training our muscles to make their stronger! We’ll use props such as mats, balls, water noodles and more to learn the skills necessary and get strong enough to save the city! Kids will receive a SUPERHERO SURPRISE to keep!
When: Fridays, April 12-May 24, 2:45-4:00pm
Where: Small Gym
Cheer and tumble!! Dance!! Great team experience!! No Stunting!! Get Strong!!
Welcome Spring! This session we’ll perform at sports events at St. Michael’s College, at the Burlington Waterfront for Kid’s Day and other great events! Lots of community building and team bonding! All events are family friendly and fun for all!
This exciting program stresses fun, self-awareness and community involvement! What can your body DO? How strong can we get? Participants in Cheer Team will learn dance, poise, arm motions, jumps, chants, cheers and some mat skills, all using 8-counts. Learn or perfect moves such as cartwheels/roundoffs, and work on flexibility! You will also learn teamwork, play games, and form groups to develop cheers and dances! Practice is weekly. All moves are appropriate, and cheers/dances are sharp looking, yet easy to learn.
Outreach to others is an important part of our work, and we often perform for seniors and charity events. Do you have an idea for an event? Let us know!!
Uniforms can be purchased at a discount IF DESIRED for about $54 for the skirt, shell and bow. All kids will need black shirts/shorts, white socks/sneakers. These can also be purchased with uniform packages with our discount pricing.
Ages: Cheer team is open to children in surrounding towns, 5-11 years old
When: Thursdays, April 4-June 6
Where: Founders Memorial School at the gym in Essex
Would you like to try Cheer Team but don’t want to commit? Visit a class
Questions: Contact instructor, Ila at 802-233-6862
Pom-Poms are available for use during the games and events for those that need. Price of class includes ALL events! There will be a team banquet at the end of the session. Visit GymKids Academy, Inc. on Facebook to see videos and picture or to say hi.