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October 26, 2012

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The program is designed to foster a love of dance for children and young adults with special needs. The primary goal of Adaptive Dance classes is for participants to experience the pure joy and happiness of dance and music through creative movement.

Other important benefits include overall fitness, focus, balance, self-confidence, social skills, improved coordination and rhythm. The program is taught by Special Education teacher Mary Angeleri.

It will begin on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the dance studio, 908 Salem St., Groveland. Classes will run from 10 to 11 a.m. each Saturday. It is free of charge and parents are welcome to assist their child. Call the Revere office to register 781-284-9787.

Fall swim lessons registration under way

The YWCA Greater Newburyport is holding registration for fall session II swim lessons. The sessions will run from Oct. 29 to Dec. 22 at the YWCA facility on Market Street in Newburyport.

Lessons will be available for all levels, beginning at 6 months of age, and are offered Monday through Saturday with morning and afternoon classes. Where applicable, children must be the specified age at the start of the program in order to register.

Both YWCA members and non-members can register for session-based classes. For more information and registration forms, visit the website at www.ywcanewburyport.org or call 978-465-9922.

The YWCA is also holding registration for adult group swim lessons during the same fall session. Beginner and Intermediate level lessons are offered.

The beginner lessons cover water safety and introduction to swim techniques. Class options are Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. or Wednesdays from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Intermediate lessons are for those who are able to swim 100 yards and looking to build basic stroke technique. Class options are Mondays from 6 to 6:45 p.m. and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

For more information and registration forms, visit www.ywcanewburyport.org or call 978-465-9922.

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