Oil City YWCA
Youth department garage sale — The fundraiser will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the YW’s gymnasium. Proceeds benefit the YWCA Youth Department.
Spring painting class — The class taught by an instructor from Outland Studios will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Registration is required. Cost is $40.
Gallivanter trips — A schedule of trips is available at the YWCA. The trips are open to the public.
Embodi Yoga — This class instructed by Peg Teeter meets from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost is $6 for a drop-in fee for members and $7 for a drop-in fee for nonmembers.
Restorative Yoga — Peg Teeter will be offering a restorative yoga class following her regular yoga classes from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost is $6 for fitness and supportive members and $7 for nonmembers. Punch cards cannot be used for this class.
Integral Yoga — Michael Ruhlman leads this Level 1 class that meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, April 7 and 14. The fee is $6 per class.
Pickleball — The YWCA has opened its gym to pickleball play from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays through Friday, June 1. This program is free to fitness center members and $2 per session for nonmembers.
Living Limber — This class uses light weights, bands and a chair to improve balance and strengthen muscles. It meets at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 26. The four-week class is offered free to fitness members and at $10 per class for nonmembers.
Living Stronger — This 30-minute strength training class is held in four-week sessions. It will be held at 11:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through April 25. It is free for fitness center members and $2 a class for nonmembers.
Conversational Cardio — This gentle instructor-led class is 15 to 20 minutes long and meets in four-week sessions. It will be held at 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 26. It is free for fitness center members and $2 a class for nonmembers.
TRX — This 30-minute class, which engages core muscles, meets in four-week sessions. It is offered at 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Preregistration is required. The cost for fitness center members is $20 for the one-day a week class or $35 for the two-day a week class. The cost for nonmembers is $30 for the one-day a week class or $45 for the two-day a week class.
45-Minute Workout — This 45-minute class is held in four-week sessions in the cardio/weight room. It meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Preregistration is required. The class is for fitness members only.
Indoor Cycling Experience — This class will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, April 19-May 17, and at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays, April 21-May 19. Evening classes are held at 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays, April 4-25. Preregistration is required. Call the YWCA at (814) 676-6528 for costs.
Toning Time — This class meets at 6:15 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and at 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is free for fitness center members and $2 per class for nonmembers.
Zumba — Nuevo Zumba meets at 6:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and at 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. Zumba with Michelle and Sue meets at 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Punch cards can be purchased for $20 for YW members and $25 for nonmembers. Zumba Gold meets at 10 a.m. Mondays with instructor Linda Morrison.
Moms and Sons Night Out — A Moms and Sons Night Out will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 27. The cost is $5 for each son and their accompanying mothers are admitted for free. Activities include making ice cream “son days,” prizes and drawings.
The YWCA is open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturdays.
Financial aid is available by contacting the YWCA office. For more information about the YWCA or YWCA programs, people may go online to www.ocywca.org or call 676-6528.
Oil City YMCA
Tae Kwon Do — These classes for youths age 6 through adult are held at 6 p.m. Fridays in the YMCA gym. The six-week session fee is $22 for members and $32 for nonmembers. The spring session runs May 4-June 8. Sign up at the YMCA or visit www.oilicityymca.org.
Pickleball — This paddle sport was created for all ages and skill levels. Participants can learn in the Y’s skills clinics or play in games. Games are held from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays. Beginner clinics are held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. The cost is free for members and $5 drop-in fee for nonmembers.
3-On-3 Basketball Tournament — This tournament for ages 9 and older will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Oil City YMCA. Teams can consist of either three or four players. Registrations should be made by Tuesday, April 24. The cost is $40 per team. Contact Max Krepps at (814) 677-3000 for more information.
Free Splash Week Swim Lessons — Free lessons for children ages 5 to 12 will be held from April 23-27 at the Oil City YMCA. Splash Week lesson plans are designed for children who are non-swimmers. Session A will be held from 4:30 to 5 p.m. Session B runs from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Advance registration is required by calling (814) 677-3000. Participants learn basic swimming skills and water safety.
Girls and Boys basketball clinic with Jodi Gault — This clinic will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, April 17, 18, 24, 25 and May 1, 2, 8, 9, at the YMCA. Instruction for girls and boys in grades 3 to 8 will include fundamentals of shooting, dribbling, passing, defense, and rebounding. The program will also include one-vs-one contests, and three-vs-three contests, free throw shooting, hot spot shooting and Mikan competitions. The cost for the entire clinic — eight sessions — is $50 for members and $75 for nonmembers. The cost per session is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers.
Oil City YMCA Triathlon — This event will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at Two Mile Run County Park. Participants will swim a quarter mile, bike 12.1 miles and run/walk 3.1 miles. Register at the Oil City YMCA or www.oilcityymca.org.
The YMCA’s hours are from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays. The Y is closed on Sundays.
More information about the Oil City YMCA is available by calling (814) 677-3000, visiting www.oilcityymca.org or on the Y’s Facebook page.
Clarion County YMCA
Indoor Triathlon — A timed Indoor Triathlon is scheduled for Tuesday, April 10, at the YMCA. Each participant will run/walk, row and bike for 15 minutes each. The race winner is the finisher that has gone the greatest combined distance. Top finishers will receive awards. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Register at the member service desk.
All-Star games — The 18th Annual Sportsmanship I District 9 Senior Boys and Girls All-Star game will be held Saturday at Keystone High School. The girls’ game starts at 2 p.m., followed by the boys’ game at 4 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Clarion County YMCA. Admission costs $5 for adults and $2 for children ages 12 and under.
Family Day and Summer Day Camp open house — The event will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Camp Coffman. The event is free and open to the public. This family event includes arts and crafts, games, fishing, boating, archery, air rifle and more. The zip-line is available for $5. Concessions will be sold. More information is available at www.campcoffman.com.
The Clarion County YMCA is open from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
More information about the Clarion County YMCA and Y programs is available by calling (814) 764-3400, visiting www.clarioncountyymca.org or following the Y on Facebook.
Healthy Kid’s Day — Healthy Kid’s Day will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 13. It is free and open to the public and features activities and games for ages 2 to 102 years old.
New program — Mission Slimpossible is a program where adults will get weight loss assistance and accountability in a group setting. Registration is due by April 14. The program runs from April 17 to June 5.
Self defense — The PPG Violence Free Network will host a free self-defense class from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in the Franklin YMCA aerobic studio. The class is open to the public. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. Participants must be 18 years old or older or accompanied by an adult.
American Red Cross Lifeguard class — Prerequisites, online material, pre-test and all classes are mandatory. The pre-test date is April 11. Call the Y for more information and cost. Re-certification is also available during the class.
American Red Cross adult, child, infant First Aid, CPR, AED — This class will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5. Registration opens April 1 and closes April 23. This is a two-year certification.
Saturday mornings — RIPPED is held at 9:30 a.m. the first and third Saturdays and Pound Fit is held at 9:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays.
Youth Spring Soccer — Registration is open for children ages 3 to 12 years old as of May 30. The program begins with a skills day Saturday, April 14, and runs through May 19. The camp is held at Two Mile Run County Park.
Sportsman’s event — A sportsman’s event will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at Camp Coffman. Tickets cost $20 and are available at the Franklin YMCA.
The Franklin Y is open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays; from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. More information is available at www.franklinymca.org or by calling (814) 432-2138. The Y app is available for smartphones.