OSWEGO – The Oswego YMCA is offering several fun clinics for adults and kids on September 7 from 6 – 7 p.m.
The YMCA will offer clinics for adults and kids at its facility at 265 W. First St.
For kids age 6-12 there will be a free soccer clinic led by Stevy Faulkner, who holds a BS in health and physical education, with a minor in sports medicine and athletic training from the University of Pittsburgh.
He will present several fun activities that will teach and reinforce basic soccer skills.
All are welcome to attend and there is no fee or pre-registration required for the soccer program.
Families are encouraged to bring kids to the event.
At the same time, the YMCA will offer an introductory boxing clinic for those interested in trying boxing or who would like to participate in the popular YMCA boxing fitness classes.
Equipment is provided and pre-registration is required.
The boxing clinic is free to YMCA members and $10 for non-members.
“We are excited to offer another parent-child match opportunity at the Y for our community,” said Amy Murphy, YMCA family director. “We are developing programs for the entire family so that kids and parents can enjoy all the benefits of what we have to offer at the same time.”
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
With more than 1,600 members, one in nine people living in the Oswego community is a member of Oswego YMCA.
Daily, youth, adults and families find the support and services they need to improve their quality of life.
The Oswego YMCA serves as a community resource providing programs including a variety of Aquatics programs and Swim Lessons, Youth, Adult and Family Fitness, Active Older Adult with Silver & Fit and Silver Sneakers opportunities, School Age Childcare, Summer Camp, Parents Night Out and many parent and child programs.
Across the U.S., 2,700 YMCAs engage 22 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors.
Anchored in the Oswego community for more than 160 years, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.
For more information, call (315) 342-6082 or visit www.oswegoymca.org.