Programs

Art Classes

YMCA Creative Arts programs are excellent opportunities for youth, teens, adults and families to gain exposure to a significant aspect of our culture. Through the arts, participants experience activities that foster self-expression and build self-esteem, develop imagination, critical thinking and valuable social skills. Arts programs create a better understanding of the various cultures and backgrounds that make up our community and help foster uplifting relationships. The arts are ideal for celebrating families, friends and communities.

Creative Arts programs at the YMCA offer a non-competitive environment for children and adults to study and experience the arts. The arts are a fantastic way to enhance and practice the best and strongest values and parts of ourselves. Exposures to the arts develop progressive skills that help us connect and understand other people, and express our ideas while providing a unique entertainment experience.

A variety of art classes including painting drawing jewelry making paper crafts and other mediums are offered throughout the year.

A $5.00 non-refundable fee will be applied to any program canceled by the participant.

FALL 1 - 3-D Drawing for Teens - La Crosse

Dahl (La Crosse)
10/7/19 - 10/7/19
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AGE: 13+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 60-MINUTES

3D Drawings is an amazing form of art, where the 3D pencil drawings seem to literally jump off the page. Art teacher, Sandy Whiteman, will teach beginning level 3D drawing working with basic shapes like spheres, cubes, and cylinders. Learn how to create an illusion and see where your drawing skill will take you.


Registration Information  

Open Close Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
8/19/19 8/19/19 Online / Front Desk $ 12.00--
8/20/19 8/20/19 Online / Front Desk $ 12.00$ 15.00-
8/21/19 9/30/19 Online / Front Desk $ 12.00$ 15.00$ 30.00
Late Registration 10/1/19 10/7/19 Front Desk $ 17.00$ 20.00$ 35.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
10/7/19 10/7/19 HLC Classroom B - Mo - 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm 14 / 14 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 - Clay Creations - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/15/19 - 9/29/19
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AGE: 7+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 90-MINUTES, 3 WEEKS

Learn plastic clay basics and make miniature sculptures. Develop your technique and create a fruit basket, fast food & bakery, fairy garden items, Star Wars characters…the sky is the limit!

*NOTE-class is held on SUNDAY. Dates in program guide are correct, day of the week is listed incorrectly.


Registration Information  

Open Close Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
8/19/19 8/19/19 Online / Front Desk $ 39.00--
8/20/19 8/20/19 Online / Front Desk $ 39.00$ 49.00-
8/21/19 9/8/19 Online / Front Desk $ 39.00$ 49.00$ 98.00
9/9/19 9/15/19 Online / Front Desk $ 44.00$ 54.00$ 103.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/15/19 9/29/19 MPR-B - Su - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 14 / 14 Available Registration
Closed
Opens on 08/19/19

FALL 1 Make a Joyful Noise - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
10/9/19 - 10/9/19
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AGE: 9+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 60-MINUTES

Voice Choir! Not a singing choir – this class is a speaking choir! Poetry reading created for two voices will be the focus of this class. Based on the book “Joyful Noise” by Paul Fleischman, this collection of irresistible poems celebrates the insect world. Work with a group to create a funny, sad, loud, and quiet performance. Families will be invited in at the end of class to enjoy the performance.


Registration Information  

Open Close Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
8/19/19 8/19/19 Online / Front Desk $ 9.00--
8/20/19 8/20/19 Online / Front Desk $ 9.00$ 12.00-
8/21/19 10/2/19 Online / Front Desk $ 9.00$ 12.00$ 24.00
Late Registration 10/3/19 10/9/19 Front Desk $ 14.00$ 17.00$ 29.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
10/9/19 10/9/19 MPR-B - We - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm 14 / 14 Available Registration
Closed
Opens on 08/19/19

FALL 1 Watercolor Painting - Fall Florals - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/21/19 - 9/21/19
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AGE: 14+ YEARS OLD- ADULT

DURATION: 90-MINUTES

Create a beautiful fall-inspired watercolor illustration! Learn how to draw fall flowers, leaves, and berries. Watercolor is a versatile medium that is perfect for making free-flowing artwork. This class is beginner-friendly so no experience necessary.

We have all the materials you will need. Take home a hand-painted art piece you can frame or give as a gift.

 

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
8/19/19 8/19/19 Online / Front Desk $ 15.00--
8/20/19 8/20/19 Online / Front Desk $ 15.00$ 19.00-
8/21/19 9/14/19 Online / Front Desk $ 15.00$ 19.00$ 38.00
Late Registration 9/15/19 9/21/19 Front Desk $ 20.00$ 24.00$ 43.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/21/19 9/21/19 MPR-B - Sa - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 14 / 14 Available Registration
Closed
Opens on 08/19/19