Those who are looking for some non-traditional exercise, the Y is the right place! Many unique programs at the Y—which vary by branch—teach recreational and life skills.
Learn recreation and life skills at the Monsanto Family YMCA in a variety of great classes throughout the year including:
OASIS Connection: New Skills for Your Next Step
Computer classes for adults 50 and older to help build skills for work or personal enjoyment. The OASIS Connections classes are sponsored by AT&T. To register or for more information contact Mildred Boyd at 314.367.4646.
In this course you will learn valuable word processing skills like creating, saving and retrieving documents; inserting and deleting text; formatting text; and using cut, copy and paste. Before you take this course, you should have some experience with the computer and the Windows operating system.
September 2nd - 20th | Mondays/Fridays: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Introduction to the Internet
Learn how to navigate the Internet and use email to keep in touch with your friends and family. Before taking this course, you should have some basic computer skills and a general understanding of the Windows operating system.
September 23rd - October 11th | Mondays/Fridays: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Introduction to Power Point
This class will provide an introduction to the presentation program, Microsoft PowerPoint. Learn how to create a simple presentation, create and edit slides, insert clipart, apply designs, work with views, and run the slide show. Class will also cover how to save, print, and open presentations.
October 14th - November 1st | Mondays/Fridays : 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yoso Te "the way of the Elemental Hand"
Improve your overall balance, strength and endurance by learning self-defense at your own pace. For more information contact the Y.
Checkmate! Challenge your mind in this new class that will teach you to think 3 steps ahead. Participates will learn the basic fundamentals and develop analytical skills of perception to the game of chess. Class participants will be able to participant in tournaments. A minimum of 10 is needed for class to run. Contact Sharon R. Holbrooks at (314) 367-4646 for more information.
Player Fee: $40 per person/session
Full Members Pay: $25 per person/session
Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Saturdays 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Saturdays 12:30 - 2:00 pm