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Preschool & Youth Programs 

Please see the Week at a Glance schedule for program times



Kinder Klub
(Ages 3–5 years)

Join us for crafts, games and other activities.

Members: No charge
Non Members:  $55

Little Chefs
(Ages 3-5 years)

Learn the basics of food preparation while having fun with your friends.  Come out and try new foods while also learning how to prepare healthy snacks. 

Members: $40
Non-Members: $85

 Little Rascals
(Ages 18 months – 5 years)

An unstructured program where parents can spend time playing in the gym with a wide variety of equipment including balls, hoops, mats, tunnels, parachute and more.  This program is designed for the toddler who cannot sit still. 

Play Care 
(Ages 3 months–7 years)

This is a child minding service for members who need require care for their children while in the facility working out.  Children will play with toys, make crafts and play games under the careful supervision of staff.   

Child membership or family membership:  No charge
Non members:  $4.00 per child 

Pre School Dance
(Ages 3-5 years)

This introductory dance class encourages each child’s love for movement, builds self confidence and co-ordination and helps children develop self awareness.  This class includes a variety of dance techniques, songs, games and exercises.  

Members: No Charge
Non-Members: $85

The Messy Club
(Ages 18 months-4 years)

Come and make a mess with us!  Toddlers will participate in different activities that will leave them messy.  Please dress children in old clothes.  Program also includes free play. 

Members: No charge
Non Members:  $55




(Ages 6–12 years)

A non-competitive, recreational program that encourages teamwork, fair play and skill development.

Members: No charge
Non members:  $50

Dance Combo
(Ages 6–12 years)

A beginner class where dancers will learn a variety of dance disciplines through the use of upbeat music.

Members: No charge
Non members: $85 

Game On!
(All ages)

This program provides an opportunity for those with disabilities to participate in different organized sports.  The program includes gym time, crafts, swimming and other activities. 

Members: No charge
Non members: $55

Junior Chefs
(Ages 6–12 years)

Learn the basics of food preparation while having fun with your friends.  Come out and try new foods while also learning how to prepare healthy snacks.

Members: $40
Non Members: $85

Kids Night Out
(Ages 6–12 years)

Join us for a night of science, crafts, games, gym activities and cooking.  The activities will vary each week.

Members: No charge
Non members: $50

Painting for Kids
(Ages 6–12 years)

Children will be encouraged to express their own creativity through a variety of paint projects.

Members: $25
Non Members: $50

Stronger Kidz
(Ages 10–14 years)

This program is geared towards strengthening pre teens knowledge of nutrition, fitness goals and overall wellness.  The program will be split between application based learning and a full body workout.  Registration required.

Members: no charge
Non Members:  Welcome with purchase of guest pass

Wellness Access for Youth 
(Ages 10 - 13 yrs)

When youth participate in physical activities with family it strengthens potential for healthier lifestyles long term. Youth ages 10-13 may access the Wellness Centre with a parent and/or guardian 16 years of age or older after completing an orientation with a wellness staff member. 

Youth orientation is similar to the adult orientation (ensure a safe and balanced program), except a parent and/or guardian MUST be present. Please see a wellness staff member to set up an orientation. After receiving the orientation, youth ages 10-13 must always be accompanied by a parent and/or guardian 16 years of age or older when accessing the Wellness Centre. 

Youth that are 14 years old may access the Wellness Centre without a parent or guardian. Please note any youth between the ages of 12-15 years are encouraged to meet with a Wellness Coach to learn how to safely use the wellness equipment and and have a personalized fitness program developed.

Youth Night
(Ages 8-14 years)

Start off your weekend with some fun at the Y. Bring your bathing suit, towel and gym shoes.  This program is sponsored by the Petrolia Lions and Eastern Star. 

Everyone welcome, no charge

PLEASE NOTE:  4th Friday of each month there will be no Youth Night

Youth Dances
(Grades 4–8)

4th Friday of each month – April 27, May 25, June 22

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Cost:  $5.00 per child



Canadian Safety Council Babysitting Course
Ages 11 + (must be turning 12 years within the calendar year)

This course offers basic first aid and care giving skills for youth 11-15 years of age.  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.  Registration required.

Dates:  Friday, April 27, 9:00am–3:00pm
Location:  Greenwood Recreation Centre mezzanine

Members:  $54.00, includes manual
Non Members:  $64.00, includes manual

Participants should bring a lunch.  Lunch break will be supervised by staff.

Please note we must have a minimum of 8 participants to run this course.  

Canadian Safety Council At Home Alone Course
(Ages 10–12 years)

Is your child ready to stay at home alone?  Empower children with confidence and skills to care for themselves when home alone.  Participants learn strategies to create a safe and positive environment, how to look after themselves for short periods of time, how to handle real life situations, injury prevention and basic first aid.  Registration required.

Date:  Saturday, June 16, 2018, 9:00am–1:00pm
Location:  Petrolia YMCA

Members:  $33.00, includes manual
Non Members:  $43.00, includes manual

Please note we must have a minimum of 8 participants to run this course. 





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