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UNI to host Kindergym program this fall

August 27, 2014

Ripley Marston, professor, health, physical education and leisure services, 319-273-6882,

Lindsay Cunningham, 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 for 2- to 5-year-olds.

The program will be offered Saturdays 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. Sessions will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, through Saturday, Nov. 1, in UNI's Wellness and Recreation Center main gym.

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; deadline for registration is Monday, Sept. 15. For more information about Kindergym or to register, contact Rip Marston, professor in UNI's Department of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services, at 319-273-6882 or