Illinois Valley offers a fun-filled summer for children of all ages

The Illinois Valley & Mendota YMCA opened facilities on June 22 for limited activities. Nationally known for expertise in Swimming Lessons and Day Camp. The local Y wants everybody to learn to swim and provide quality childcare all summer long. The Y offers small groups with trained instructions, warm pools, and recognized lessons plans for your child in learning to swim. One-on-One private lessons are also available.

Do you want your children to have a summer they will never forget? Your child will have the opportunity to participate in an array of organized educational and recreational activities, all of which promote social skills, self-confidence, sportsmanship, character development, and healthy kids. Each week of camp includes weekly themes, crafts, group games, and swimming.

Some activities include; crafts, no contact games (kickball, soccer),chalk art, learning sign language, nature appreciation, swim lessons, and private playground.

The camp runs June 15 – August 16 with full day-Full week registration only, must be a member & its first come, first serve. Fee is $115/Member. Taking children 6-10 years old. For more information on Summer Camp, please contact Shannon at 815.223.7904 Ext. 035

The Link Aquatic Area is offering Group Swim & Private Swim lessons for our area youths. Swim lessons provides all forms of swim skills and reduces the risk of drowning and helps build confidence in the water. Swim lessons are for children who are 3 years old and older. Lessons will introduce basics such as; bubbling, kicking, floating skills, arm movements, and safety skills using games, sons, and fun. Children are evaluated throughout the session by the Aquatic Director and the Lesson Coordinator and will receive an evaluation report.

Group Lessons are on Monday/Wednesday evenings from 3:00-3:45pm, Dates: 6/22-7/15, Fee: $48/Members & $60/Non-Members

Private Lessons are Monday-Friday from 8:00-8:30am & 4:00-4:30pm,Fee: $125 (5 lessons)

For more information on Swim Lessons, please contact Thomas at 815.223.7904 Ext. 011

Illinois Valley YMCA ∗ 300 Walnut Dr., Peru, IL 61354 ∗ 815.223.7904 ∗ www.ivymca.com