Greater Marco Family YMCA Calendar

Spanish for adults

Beginner Class Session 1: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 11 weeks. Dynamic class introduces busy professionals to Spanish through hands-on fun activities. Topics include time, greetings, numbers and phrases as well as work environment and job related activity. Students learn conversational skills that are useful in the workplace. You also learn vocabulary relating to shopping, home, food and clothing. Adults 18 years and up. Y Portable C classroom. $80 members, $100 others. No registrations after Oct. 22.


Tuesdays and Thursdays. Programs include developing strength, balance and grace needed for tumbling, mat work, vaults and beams. On-going, all skill levels. Ages 3 to 16. First Baptist Church of Marco. $80 members, $100 others.

Irish step dance

6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, on-going. Learn basic techniques of Irish Step Dance and Ceili Dancing with certified Irish Step Dance Champion Catherine Gorman. Ages 6 to 13 Co-ed. $40 per month for members, $55 others.

Cycle classes

All fitness levels welcome, beginner to advanced. Call for schedule.

Tennis lessons

■ Little Slam Tennis: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, ages 6 to 8. Nov. 23 to Dec. 23. $50 members, $65 others, $40 ASPIRE participants.

■ Tiny Tots: 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, ages 4 to 5. Nov. 23 to Dec. 23. $50 members, $65 others, $40 ASPIRE participants.

■ Slam Junior Tennis: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, ages 8 to 10. Nov. 24 to Dec. 24. $50 members, $65 others, $40 ASPIRE participants.

■ Mighty Slam Junior Tennis: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, ages 10 to 12. Nov. 24 to Dec. 24. $50 members, $65 others, $40 ASPIRE participants.

‘Boo at the Zoo’

2:30 to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, grades 1 to 5. Must Pre-register by Oct. 22.

Open basketball

7:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. For men and women, 18 years of age or older.

Cardio tennis

Tuesdays 6 to 7 p.m.; Fridays 9 to 10 a.m.; Saturdays 8 to 9 a.m. Exciting, fun fitness class using tennis skills to get your heart pumping. All tennis skill levels are invited, one hour of fitness/tennis drills. This is about cardio fitness. Drop in once or twice a week or sign up for a series of five sessions. YMCA Court 1.$5/members; $8/others per class; $20/members; $30/others for series of 5 classes. Players should sign up in advance by calling ext. 224.


Call for rates.

■ The YMCA is located at 101 Sand Hill Street, Marco Island and serves the communities of Marco Island, Everglades City, Chockoloskee, Port of the Islands and the 951 (Collier Blvd. corridor) to U.S. 41 (East Tamiami Trail.)

■ Call 394-3144 ext. 0

■ Web site:

■ Hours of operation: 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

■ Pool Hours: Call for info.

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