Health & Fitness Programs
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Children’s & Youth Programs
The YMCA offers programming specifically designed for preschool and youth to keep them active, engaged and having fun. These programs vary by location, but ensure every member of the family have the opportunity to foster lifelong habits of physical fitness and well-being, while having fun.
Here are some of the programs we offer. Please note, that not all classes are available at all of our locations. Please view the schedule from your branch for more details.
Child minding at the YMCA gives you piece of mind. When you drop your child off with well trained staff and volunteers, you know that your child is in a secure, safe environment so you have the freedom to focus on you and your health.
A recreational opportunity for members of all ages to enjoy a leisurely swim in our pool. Please refer to our swim supervision policy for more information on supervision requirements.
Whether enjoying playtime in the gym or lessons in the pool, Parent and Tot drop in or registered programs allow you some one-on-one time to connect with your child and other parents and children.
At the YMCA, kids have a chance to learn essential skills and build confidence in and around the water. Our certified instructors and facilities ensure the opportunity is available to grow and learn at any age. For more information on swim lessons, click here.
Open gym with YMCA staff supervision. Make new friends and have fun playing floor hockey, basketball, volleyball and more with the help of YMCA coaches.
This drop-in program has a variety of activities on rotation for 3-12 years. Y Kids allows your child to experience a variety of programs while connecting with their peers! New schedules are released regularly, allowing for a variety of activities and new ways to get active and have fun.
Click the link below for your centres schedule (not available at all centres; schedules posted where available)
This program provides youth with the knowledge and guidance to comfortably and safely use the YMCA Wellness Centre. Young people will learn basics of how to use weight training equipment, resistance training equipment and cardio equipment safely. A YMCA Coach will review safe equipment use, and help set up a fitness program. (This is a 5 week program)
Structured games, gym activities and open swim will be available for teens. A great way for young people to spend Friday night in a safe and supervised environment.
This program provides youth with the knowledge and guidance to comfortably and safely use the YMCA Wellness Centre. A YMCA Wellness Coach will review safe equipment use and help set up a fitness program
- Level 1:Cardio Training
- Level 2: Strength Training