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Stay Fit This Winter with the GTC!

Youth Conditioning Program for Kids in Grades 2-10 Presented by the Greenwich Track Club

The Greenwich Track Club's Snowflake Fitness Program starts this week.

GTC's Annual Snowflake Fitness Program is a great winter Youth Conditioning program for Kids in Grades 2-10.

We meet Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4:30-5:30pm at the Greenwich YMCA, 50 East Putnam Ave.

The session runs from January 8th through March 7th, 2013.

Visit www.greenwichtrackclub.com for additional information.

Check out the Patch story on GTC's Snowflake Fitness program.

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The program is an innovative and exciting youth fitness program, open to all youth in grades 1-10.  It will be fun, but with a focus on improving your
child's overall fitness level. Winter provides the perfect opportunity to gain an edge for all sports seasons, or to maintain fitness levels over the long winter
months.  Some of the benefits of this program are:

-  improve cardio-respiratory fitness
-  build self-esteem and confidence
-  improve endurance, agility, balance, and core strength
-  injury prevention
-  enhance performance in all sports

The program will be run by professional personal trainers and coaches with in depth knowledge of developing and monitoring fitness programs for all ages.   Coaches may change based on enrollment, but will include:
Jeremy Boland is currently an elementary physical education teacher in Greenwich, but has also taught at the middle, high school, and college level.  Jeremy has over 10 years experience as a trainer and strength and conditioning specialist in private, commercial and corporate settings.  In his experience of training all age groups from 6 to 70 years of age, he has learned that one thing always remains true when it comes to exercise, "It should always be fun!".

 

Bill Bogardus is the Director and Head Coach of the GTC, as well as a Level 1 Certified USA Track & Field Coach and Certified Personal Trainer. In addition to teaching Physical Education in the Greenwich Public Schools for over 10 years, he was the Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Greenwich High School Wrestling Team. Bill strives to instill the values and the importance of living a healthy lifestyle into his students and athletes. His philosophy is not about winning and losing, but rather participating with full effort and having fun.

 

Dave Bruni has been coaching with the GTC since Spring 2012.  Before joining the GTC, he was the Head Freshman Football Coach at Greenwich High School since 2004.  Dave is a physical education teacher in Greenwich.  He brings his experience of coaching, and his enthusiasm and love of sport, to enhance the Snowflake Fitness program.  Dave excels in encouraging and motivating every athlete, no matter what their ability, to reach their own potential.  


The program details are as follows:

Days & Times:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm.

Duration: January 8th - March 7th (no meeting Tuesday, Feb 12th and Thursday Feb 14th - Greenwich public schools winter break)

Location:  Greenwich YMCA gymnasium, 50 East Putnam Ave, Greenwich.  You do not need to be a member of the YMCA to take part in our program.
If you wish to use other facilities at the YMCA you will need to take out their membership.

Registration: Will be held before the start of the program on January 8th.  All registration forms are available at greenwichtrackclub.com to download. 

Other:  Unfortunately we cannot offer trial sessions, however, a discounted rate for one day per week attendance is available. Payment is required in full at registration.

If you have any questions please feel free to e-mail info@greenwichtrackclub.com.  

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Bill Bogardus January 09, 2013 at 04:40 PM
Although the program officially started Tuesday, we are still accepting additional participants. Athletes may also register for one day a week if necessary. Contact info@greenwichtrackclub.com for additional information.

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