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Youth Fitness

It is always wise to help children engage in proper eating and exercising habits. However, with childhood obesity on the rise, it is even more important to get your kids to the gym so they know how to best take care of their bodies. At Five Points Washington, we know the best way to keep children engaged in healthy activities is to make sure they are having fun. Exercise isn’t a chore when your mind is engaged. That’s why we strive to keep youth fitness activities interesting!

FINS Fitness – Spring Session Begins April 18th!

Program for 3rd – 6th grade girls that focuses on fitness, image, nutrition and self- esteem. Your child can sign up for this fitness program twice a year that prepares them to run a 5k race. Sign ups begin in March for the April – June training session and September for the October–December training session. Registration is $25.00 for 1 hour, 2 days per week for 6-8 weeks. For more information please contact Katie Deichert at katie.deichert@gmail.com.
FINS Spring 2017

beSTRONG 

Wonderful 6 week program for girls ages 10-13 years old which focuses on how to make healthy choices, physical activity, nutrition, self esteem, how to deal with stress and social media.  Plus, learn how to lift weight for strength and self confidence. Learn the dangers of fad diets and eating disorders.  Empower your daughter with beSTRONG and help her build a good self image! This program is instructed by Karen Cooper, personal trainer.  Click here for more information: be-strong-strength-training-for-girls-feb-4th-2017.  Sign up at the front desk.  If you have questions, contact Joy Grove, Fitness Manager at joyg@fivepointswashington.org or 309-444-8222 x23.

LiFT 

Incredible 6 week program for boys ages 10 to 13 focuses on the many benefits of taking care of yourself through nutrition, weight lifting, and loving yourself.  LiFT helps boys understand the importance of inner strength, self confidence and a good self image.  The program is instructed by Alex Wolfe, personal trainer. For more information please click here: lift

Growing Strong

This is a free time opportunity for kids on Monday – Friday from 9-11 am. After parents check their children in at the Kids Clubhouse, those wanting to go to Growing Strong will be escorted by the instructor to and from the gym for free time.  Growing Strong program is for children 3 to 11.  However, all children attending must be potty trained.

Children are supervised while they play various games and use different types of equipment such as scooters, balls, etc.

Please note, children MUST be potty trained to be able to participate in Growing Strong.

Kids Get Fit

This is a kid’s fitness class in which the children will be taken through various body weight exercises to work their muscles, as well as cardiovascular activity. Kids will learn proper body mechanics, and will be tested periodically,(after a certain amount of weeks), to see how they have improved.

Classes will be held upstairs in Studio 2.  Kids need to meet at the fitness desk at 9:10 am on Saturday.

This class will be led by Personal Trainer, Andrew Morris. The class will be held for 7-11 year olds.

Class times are as follows:

7-11 year olds, Saturdays at 9:15 to 10:00 am

  • Parents MUST drop their kids off at the start of class, and pick up their children up when the class is over.
  • If you are ok with sending your child to the gym to play basketball, etc when the class is finished, you MUST let the trainer know this at the beginning of class. Once the class is over, the trainer is not responsible for supervising your child.

Additional Youth Fitness Programs

FINS Fitness

Program for 3rd – 6th grade girls that focuses on fitness, image, nutrition and self- esteem.  Your child can sign up for this fitness program twice a year that prepares them to run a 5k race.  Sign ups begin in March for the April – June training session and September for the October –December training session.  Registration is $25.00 for 1 hour, 2 days per week for 6-8 weeks.  For more information please contact Liz Burns at lizwerst@gmail.com.  For more information click the following link: FINS Spring 2016

POWERFORM 4.0 Performance Training

POWERFORM 4.0 Group PERFORMANCE Training for 10-13 year old clients led
by certified Personal Trainers who are
specialized in sports training for athletes.

Benefits of Powerform 4.0
1. Identify Weaknesses – Athletic performance depends on several types of movement for success.
2. Correct Movements – Learning to move efficiently will lead to faster and stronger movements.
3. Improve Performance – Faster and stronger movements will improve the ability to compete with other athletes.
4. Reduce Injury – Proper movement technique, along with stronger muscles and joints will cut down on the likelihood of injury during competition.
5. Increase Strength – Learn the correct form for weight training and how much weight to be using for safety and strength that you can build upon for a lifetime.
One, 60 minute session each week for 6 weeks, for a total of 6 sessions. Call Joy Grove, Fitness Manager to set up your POWERFORM 4.0 sessions at
309-444-8222 x23 or joyg@fivepointswashington.org.
$120 for members ($20/session)
$180 for non-members ($30/session)
Click here for more information or contact Joy Grove, Fitness Manager at 309-444-8222 x23 or joyg@fivepointswashington.org.

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