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UNI to host Kindergym program this fall

August 24, 2012

Rip Marston, professor, health, physical education & leisure services, 319-273-6882,

Stacey Christensen, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host Kindergym, an informal learning program focusing on the development and refinement of motor skills. The program will be offered Saturday mornings, Sept. 15 through Oct. 27, from 9 to 9:50 a.m. for 4- and 5-year-olds and from 10 to 10:50 a.m. for 2- and 3-year-olds.  The program will also be offered Monday mornings at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sept. 10 through Oct. 15. Both sessions will be in the Wellness and Recreation Center main gym 84 on the UNI campus.

Physical activity stations will focus on age appropriate movement skills that encourage success in a fun atmosphere. Kindergym is a parent/child program, and parents are requested to attend the sessions with their child.

The registration fee is $32 for the Saturday session and $50 for the Monday session. For more information about Kindergym or to register, contact Rip Marston, professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education & Leisure Services, at 319-273-6882 or