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Queen of the court
Lifelong resident of Bannockburn, Edna Levy celebrated her 90th birthday on the 20th April 2016


Edna has been an active participant of the Soft Tennis for more than 14 years.  The Soft tennis program operates on Mondays and Fridays at Bannockburn Recreation Centre and Edna is a regular and a formidable opponent on the court.

She is a wonderful ambassador of how physical activity can play a significant role in keeping a person young at heart.

In her younger days Edna was a pretty handy tennis player for Teesdale and she tells us she was simply “marvellous and ready for the Olympics” through her laughter.

Edna’s 3 Children, 9 Grand Children and 12 Great Children joined with families and friends to celebrate her 90th birthday at the Bannockburn Golf Club.

Her friends gathered at the YMCA on Monday 18th April to enjoy a hit of soft tennis then celebrate this milestone and crown Edna, Queen Edna. 

Edna informed us that her birthday is actually the day before Queen Elizabeth’s birthday.

Soft Tennis is a modified tennis program played on a badminton size court with badminton nets, small solid racquet and a soft rubber ball. It’s easy to learn and a fun social game that suits all ages and abilities. 

For more information or come and play Monday 10am and Friday 9.30am at Bannockburn Recreation Centre, 132 Milton Street Bannockburn Ph: 5281 2316.

Basketball Winter Season 2016
New season starts  2nd Term 2016 

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Our competitions are both fun and social.  Enter a team or as an individual for our upcoming season.  We have several fun and exciting competitions ranging from 7 year olds to adults:
• Junior Mixed competition– Fridays from 5pm
• Under 15 Competition – Wednesday from 7pm
• Competition ladies – Thursday from 7pm
• Competition Mixed – Mondays from 7pm

Dodge ball:
Can you dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge? Then YMCA Bannockburn's 5 a side Dodge ball competition is for you.

Commencing Thursday 5th May 2016

EdGym and Introgym
EdGym and intro gym are the YMCA’s introduction to gymnastics program. Our qualified coaches will assist your child to balance, tumble and cartwheel in a safe, fun and inclusive environment. Sign up today!

Futsal Fun
Futsal Fun is the YMCA’s introduction to soccer program, using fun game based activities to teach the basics of soccer to primary aged children. Learn to dribble, shoot and pass while playing games that your child will love. 

Running Tuesdays during the school term at Bannockburn Recreation Centre for only $9.50 per session.  

Group Exercise 
YMCA offers a variety of group exercise options for adults at all stages of their fitness journey. From beginner to advanced there is something for everyone. We offer classes in Metafit, Boxfit, older adults, beginner training and many more. Improve your fitness today. Check out our current timetable online http://www.geelong.ymca.org.au/index.php/fitness-programs-activities/timetables

After School Activities
Are you looking to get your children into some after school activities that will keep them healthy and active?

Why not come down to the Y and book them in to some our fantastic skills programs to get them fit and active.

Our programs include:
•  Futsal Fun – Tuesday at 4pm (soccer skills clinic for 7-10 years old)
•  Rookie sports – Tuesday and Friday morning (multi sports program for 3-5 years old)
•  Aussie Slammers – Thursday at 4pm (basic basketball skills- 5+years)
•  Net Set Go – Monday 4pm (Basic netball Skills 7 – 10 years old)

10 Pass Card
Did you know that you can purchase a 10 pass card for Bannockburn Recreation Centre? This card allows you to pre purchase 10 sessions that can be used for any of our group fitness programs.

If we are not offering an activity you would like to see in our community tell us about it via email: bannockburn@ymca.org.au or on facebook/ymcabannockburn

Birthday Parties 
Don’t forget the Y do birthday parties too.

Take all the stress out of your next child’s birthday party by booking at the Y and let our qualified coaches take care of everything for you. Birthday parties can cater for all your child needs and include an hour activity of your choice. 

Stadium Hire
Looking for a large indoor venue to escape the winter to conduct your training sessions or functions?  We have three courts and two locations that will be perfect. Great deals for term based user group hire rates.

If we are not offering an activity you would like to see in our community tell us about it via email: bannockburn@ymca.org.au or on facebook/ymcabannockburn

For more information on the program or find out how to book visit www.geelong.ymca.org.au or contact the Bannockburn Recreation Centre on 5281 2316 or bannockburn@ymca.org.au