What We Do

Programs & Classes

Introduction to Archery

Classes begin November 29th. Space is limited for these classes so sign your child up TODAY!

Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks.

There will be 2 age divisions:

Ages 8-12 class will be held 6-7pm

Ages 13-17 class will be held 7-8pm

Class Fee: $90.00

This class is offered by Mr. Simeon Gray.  Certified in National Shooting Sports and also Level 1 USA Archery.

 

Call and ask us about DEMO DAY!

PEACE (Positive Ethnic and Cultural Exchange)

The YWCA is expanding our PEACE activities!

PEACE (Positive Ethnic and Cultural Exchange) is a growing initiative working to build community among women at the YWCA and emphasize cross cultural exchange.

PEACE is open to all women in the community.

 

PEACE will meet the first and third Thursday of every month.

(Except for December’s special Wednesday meeting!)

5pm-6:30. YWCA Central Maine. 130 East Ave. Lewiston

 

Nov 17: Friendsgiving Potluck and Post-Election Conversation

Dec 7: Girl Magic Group Cooking-Special Wednesday meeting

Dec 15: Archery Demo

January 5: ‘New Year/New Look’ Clothing Swap

 

 

 

Line Dancing

 

Line Dancing is on Mondays 10:30am – 11:30am

Cost: $3.00 per class

Denise has started another class on Wednesday evenings in our gym 6:30pm – 8:00pm .

Cost: $4.00 per class

This is class is designed to teach you the basics of line dancing while providing an opportunity to exercise and meet new friends! All ages are welcome!

 

  • Mondays
  • 10:30 to 11:30 am
  • Taught by Denise
  • For more info contact the YWCA at 207-795-4050
  • $3 for each class

Little Sparks Karate

Phoenix Karate Academy in Auburn and the YWCA offer karate classes at the YWCA every Saturday morning. Classes are offered every six weeks. In Little Sparks Karate, toddlers are taught basic tumbling, balance, and Karate blocks and also learning good listening skills, how to follow directions, and taking turns. This class also teaches the concept of stranger danger self-defense.

Ages:  2-4 years

  • Saturday Mornings 
  • 8:00 am – 8:30 am
  • Six week classes
  • $50 for members; $60 non-members. Additional uniform fee
  • Contact: YWCA at 207-795-4050

Children’s Karate

Phoenix Karate Academy in Auburn and the YWCA offer karate classes at the YWCA every Saturday morning. Classes are offered every six weeks. For ages 5-12 years, this classes helps build self-confidence while learning self-defense techniques. A great way for your child to stay physically active, meet new friends, and learn valuable skills that they can apply throughout their lifetime.

Ages:  5-12 years

 

  • Saturday Mornings – (plus one additional class per week at the Phoenix Karate Academy Dojo in Auburn)
  • 8:30 am – 9:30 am
  • Six week classes
  • $90 for members; $100 non-members. Additional uniform fee
  • YWCA at 207-795-4050

Girls on the Run

The YWCA Girls on the Run team is offered annually in the spring through Girls on the Run Maine. Girls on the Run is a national organization that offers an empowerment-based running program for girls in 3-5 grade. Girls on the Run curriculum incorporates lessons and conversations on issues that are relevant to young girls including: body positivity, friendships, media, and self-esteem. Practices include conversations and hands-on activities around the week’s themes that are woven into running games and workouts. Girls on the Run is an opportunity for girls of all backgrounds to develop their own physical fitness goals in a supportive and positive group of peers and adult mentors. The YWCA offers Girls on the Run free-of-charge and funds the program through grants and donations. If you would like to contribute to Girls on the Run or sponsor a girl’s participation, you can give directly to the YWCA Girls on the Run team.