Thursday, August 21, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Rec Report: Celebrate National Gymnastics Day

By
From page A5 | September 11, 2012 |

By Celeste Torres

Are you looking for a friendly atmosphere where your child can move and exercise safely, all while learning gymnastics skills?

Is there an Olympic gold medalist just waiting to learn how to perfect his or her handstand in your house?

The city of Davis Gymnastics and Dance Center invites you to move with them on National Gymnastics Day, Saturday, Sept. 22. The gymnastics coaching team welcomes visitors from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Civic Center Gym, 23 Russell Blvd.

National Gymnastics Day is all about letting children explore fitness and become familiar with the sport of gymnastics and dance. This year, the gym is teaming up with first lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative. Children can move by tackling the huge obstacle course, completing fitness rotations and enjoying healthy snacks in the lobby. This free event is open to children of all ages and abilities.

Physical activity is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. It helps control weight, builds lean muscle, promotes strong bones, muscles and joint development, and decreases the risk of health problems.

These days there are lots of things competing for a child’s attention, with video games, the Internet and entire TV networks geared toward entertaining children. Sitting on the couch watching TV or playing video games for hours at a time is pretty common these days, especially in the summer months.

More than ever, it’s important to encourage your children and their friends to unplug and get moving.

National Gymnastics Day will help you find the best gymnastics class for your child in a noncompetitive environment. For more information, or to register for a class, call the Community Services Office at 530-757-5626. Online registration is also available at www.cityofdavis.org.

— Celeste Torres is a community services coordinator for the city of Davis.

Comments

comments

Special to The Enterprise

.

News

Marsh trial still scheduled to begin Monday

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A1

 
The show must go on: DMTC celebrates 30 years

By Bev Sykes | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Here’s a guide to Fifth Street etiquette

By Dave Ryan | From Page: A1

Puppy love: dating sites match up animal lovers

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2 | Gallery

 
Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

Aid workers with Ebola out of hospital

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Actors, crew needed for touring eco-play

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2

Onramp crash injures two

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2

 
 
Free electronic waste recycling service offered

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

NAMI support group meets Sunday

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

 
Katehi will speak at Chamber’s community luncheon

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Village Feast offers a taste of Yolo County with a hint of Europe

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3 | Gallery

Sign up soon for Sac City’s fall classes

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Yolo Federal to hold photo contest

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Animal Services issues warning about rabid bats

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Museum sets brick dedication date

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Peregrine School is open for tours, registration

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Fish-friendly river water intake takes shape

By Dave Ryan | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
Qigong class starts in September


By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Meet K9 officer Dexter at Davis Senior Center

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Grandmothers support group meets weekly

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4, 1 Comment

Join the fun at the DMTC Gala on Saturday

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

 
Poets will read their original work on Thursday

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8

.

Forum

Great game kids, pass the beer

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: B5

 
Frank Bruni: The trouble with tenure

By New York Times News Service | From Page: A6

Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A6

 
Will you help serve Davis’ senior citizens?

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

Many thanks to Brooks Painting

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
I really miss cal.net, too

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

Where are the Water Police?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
.

Sports

River Cats clip Redbirds

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
Giants cruise past Cubs in Chicago

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Aggie coaches nearer starting lineups for Stanford opener

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
A’s lose to split series with Mets

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Scoring machine propels Republic to another win

By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
49ers’ Dawson still learning to kick in new stadium

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

.

Features

.

Arts

Wineaux: A sparkling prescription for a new disease

By Susan Leonardi | From Page: A7

 
Free classical concerts set at Covell Gardens

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

‘La Cage aux Folles’: a refreshing take on a classic

By Bev Sykes | From Page: A7 | Gallery

 
.

Business

.

Obituaries

Dora Mae Clark Anderson

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
.

Comics

Comics: Thursday, August 21, 2014

By Creator | From Page: B6