BES students visit Family YMCA

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Members of the seventh-grade physical education class at Brownstown junior high recently visited the Family YMCA in Vandalia.
Physical education teacher Sandra Stine took 20 students to the Family Y on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
While at the Family Y, the students had the opportunity to participate in a Zumba class (led by Allison Durbin), utilize the weight machines (led by personal fitness trainer Tonya Summers), and take part in additional cardiovascular workouts on the treadmill, elliptical and stationary bikes.
Executive Director John Ashdown spoke with the class concerning the programs offered by the Family Y in addition to Zumba and the fitness center.
He asked the students to consider a future in management of fitness/health facilities, in addition to becoming certified in aerobics, karate, personal fitness, etc., for employment.