News From The Nishna Valley Family YMCA

Ashlee Peckham

Nishna Valley Family YMCA

1100 Maple Street, Atlantic, IA


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Ironman Challenge

When: Feb. 10 — March 11

What: Swim 2.4 miles; bike 112 miles; run 26.2 miles

You can do all of these inside or outside just record your miles.

Fee: Members $20/Non-Members $30 (use of Y for the 31 days)

All participants who Complete the Ironman within the 31 days will receive a long sleeve tee.

Any questions feel free to reach out to Payton Wilkenfeld at 243-3934 or email her at

Strong Tikes

Who: Boys and Girls K-Second Grade

When: Mondays and Tuesdays (Max of 15 participants) -Feb. 18-25

Time: 3:30-4 p.m.

Y staff will walk them down from Washington

Free: Members $15/$25 Non-Members (Price included)

Swim Programs

Flying Sharks swim team practice Monday and Thursday 3:30-7 p.m., Wednesday and Friday 3:30-6 p.m. They will be using four lap lanes during practice – two lap lanes are open to use.

First Aid/CPR — Blended Class

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. The online portion features award-winning simulation learning – an interactive experience where you will respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting and practice the skills that will prepare you for the instructor-led classroom skill session. Allow approximately two hours and 30 minutes to complete the online portion. The online course must be completed prior to attending the classroom portion of blended learning.

When: Every third Wednesday of each month

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Cost: $65 Members/Non-Members

Where: YMCA

Must have minimum of three participants and max of 10

Stop at the front desk to register for the class.

Adult Programs

Men’s Noon Pick-up Basketball

Monday, Wednesday and Friday.: Noon-1 p.m.

Men’s Pickup Basketball

Tuesday evenings 7 p.m.

Open Court Pickleball

Tuesday and Thursday 1-3 p.m.

Monday and Thursday 6:45 p.m.

Sunday 2- 5 p.m.

Racquetball Challenge Night

Every Tuesday night at 5 – 9 p.m.