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PROGRAMS & SERVICES

 

Preschool & Youth Programs    

Please refer the to the Fall Program Schedules page for dates and times of preschool and youth programs (excluding youth enrichment programs). 

PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS   |   YOUTH PROGRAMS   | YOUTH ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS   |    REGISTERED PROGRAMS

PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS 

Indoor Playground (Ages 3 - 6 yrs)
Drop in with the whole family and join your kids as they run, jump, climb and balance on a variety of age appropriate equipment.
Location: Energy Zone
*Play Zone (Ages 3 months+)
Take care of yourself and let our trained staff take care of your kids. Play Zone is a supervised drop-in program where your child will make new friends and have fun.
Location: Play Zone
* Parents/Guardians must remain in the building to access Play Zone services. 2 hour limit daily.

Y Kinder Kids (Ages 3 - 5 yrs)
Our most popular program for kinder kids. A chance to get creative with a variety of crafts and building or burn some energy playing active cooperative games.
Location: Multipurpose Room

Wee Fit (Ages 3 – 5 yrs)
Children will have the opportunity to run, hop, skip, jump and play through a variety of exercises, circuits, games and activities that will help them develop the building blocks of fundamental movement.
Location: Gym

Story & Craft Time (Ages 3-5 yrs)
A drop-in program where children will read a story an create a craft related to the story of the day.
Location: Play Zone

**Y Kinder Dance: Jazz (Ages 3-5 yrs)

Kinder Dance: Jazz introduces children to the fundamentals of movement and dance in a fun and supportive environment. Children will improve their coordination, flexibility, rhythm, balance and strength as they are introduced to the fundamental components of jazz. Children will build their Jazz vocabulary, gain a technical understanding, interact with others, hone their creativity and most importantly - experience the joys of dance!

Members only, registration required.
Date: January 21, 2019 – March 25, 2019, excluding holidays
Time: Monday Night 5:15 – 6:15pm
Location: Energy Zone

**Active Start Soccer (Ages 3-5 yrs)

This program will focus on learning the game of soccer in an active and safe environment. Participants will be exposed to the basic skills of soccer skills through a fun, age appropriate games approach. A variety of activities will be facilitated each week allowing participants to build on fundamental movement skills. Both soccer and fundamental movement skills will be applied during a scrimmage game near the end of each session. Members only, registration required.

Date: January 24, 2019 – March 21, 2019
Time: Thursday Night 5:15 – 6:15pm
Location: Gym

Y Early Years (Ages 3mos+)

Parents/guardians of preschool aged children are welcome to register now for Y Early Years Gym and Swim program! Little ones are given the chance to grow and develop through active play and swim. Free for members.

Non-members come try it out for 3 free trials! Registration required.
Date: Starting January 11, 2019, excluding holidays and PD days
Time: Friday Morning 9am-11am
Location: Gym/Leisure pool

 

 

YOUTH PROGRAMS   

Y Sports (Ages 6 yrs+)
Come and join us to learn new sports including basketball, floor hockey, soccer, baseball, and more! A progressive skill-based program that helps develop and enhance fundamental movement skills. A specific sport is focused on each month!
Equipment provided.
Indoor shoes required.
Location: Gym
Non-Members welcome with the purchase of a Visitor’s Pass.
Creative Kids (Ages 6-12 yrs)
This program offers children a chance to build, create and meet new friends through silly science, crafts, drama and engineering activities. Every 4 weeks the program changes to a new skill.
Supplies provided.
Location: Multi-Purpose Room
Non-Members welcome with the purchase of a Visitor’s Pass.
Gym & Swim (Ages 6 yrs+)
Play a variety of sports and group games in a safe and friendly environment, followed by a supervised swim.
Location: Gym and leisure pool
Non-members welcome with the purchase of a Visitor’s Pass.

Run, Bike & Scooter (Ages 6 - 12 yrs)
Running and tag games, scooters and bikes! This is a fun and active hour program where children can play a variety of tag games, and original games that have been transformed using scooters, bikes & more!

Indoor shoes required
Location: Gym
Non-Members welcome with the purchase of a Visitor’s Pass.

Active Kids (Ages 6 - 12 yrs)
Children can stay active with friends while participating in various gym games, sports and group activities.
Indoor shoes required
Location: Gym and leisure pool
Non-Members welcome with the purchase of a Visitor’s Pass.
Kids Night Out (Ages 6-12)
A weekly ritual with friends that includes a swim and a fun weekly themed activity. Bring a healthy peanut-free snack.
Location: Multi-Purpose Room/Leisure Pool
Members only.

Make It & Take It (Ages 6-12 yrs)
With the guidance of our staff, your child will create their own artwork and crafts and will have the opportunity to show off their masterpiece to family and friends afterwards!

Location: Multi-Purpose Room

**FUN-damental Soccer (Ages 6-9 yrs)
This program will focus on learning the game of soccer in an active and safe environment. Participants will be exposed to basic and more advanced soccer skills through a fun, age appropriate games approach. A variety of activities will be facilitated each week allowing participants to build on fundamental movement skills. Both soccer and fundamental movement skills will be applied during a scrimmage game near the end of each session.

Members only, registration required.

Location: Gym

Date: January 23, 2019 – March 20, 2019

Time: Wednesday Night 6:30 – 7:30pm

**Y Dance: Jazz (Ages 6-9 yrs)
Y-Dance: Jazz expands on children's knowledge of fundamental movements and dance in a fun and supportive environment. Children will expand on their coordination, flexibility, rhythm, balance and strength. By participating in the YMCA dance program children will further build on their Jazz vocabulary, gain a technical understanding, interact with others, hone their creativity and most importantly - experience the joys of dance!
Members only, registration required.

Location: Energy Zone
Date: January 21, 2019 – March 25, 2019, excluding holidays
Time: Monday Night 6:30 – 7:30pm
**Y-Staff Transport System (Ages 3-12 yrs)
Sign your child into a drop-in/registered program or swimming lessons and request a transport to another program when complete. Members only, registration required. Not available for children under 3 years of age.

Valid photo ID required at pick-up.

Wellness Access for Youth (Ages 10 - 11 yrs)
When youth participate in physical activities with family it strengthens potential for healthier lifestyles long term. Youth ages 10-11 may access the Wellness Centre with a parent and/or guardian 16 years of age or older. The youth may access the cardio equipment only. The parent and/or guardian need to be engaged with the youth at all times.
Wellness Access for Youth (Ages 12 and 13)
Please note any youth between the ages of 12-13 years of age needs to take the Essentials for Youth Fitness program to learn how to safely use the wellness equipment, find out about the importance of nutrition and exercise, and have a personalized fitness program developed. You can register for this program at our front desk.
Wellness Access for Youth (Ages 14 and older)
Youth that are 14 years of age or older may access the Wellness Centre without a parent or guardian if they have completed an orientation with a wellness staff. Youth orientation is similar to the adult orientation and ensures a safe and balanced program.

 


YOUTH ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS    

At Home Alone Course (Ages 10 - 13 yrs)
This fun and active course helps prepare kids to be at home alone and how to respond to medical emergencies.

Registration Required - min. group size 8, max group size 15 Members: $30 / Non-Members: $45

Friday February 1, 2019 - 9:00am-1:00pm (Full day Camp option available)

Baby Sitters Course (Ages 12+ yrs)
Designed to increase confidence and provide hands on experience and skills needed to be a good babysitter. This course offers basic first aid and care giving skills for youth 12-15 years old. Participants learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. The course also offers youth the training to promote themselves as a babysitter to prospective parents.

Dates:
Saturday February 2, 2019 - 9:00am-3:00pm

Members: $53.50 / Non-members: $65.00
Registration Required - min. group size 8, max group size 15

 



 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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