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All YMCA before and after school programs will remain closed following the April Break due to the provincial order to close schools to in-person learning. All YMCA School Age Child Care payments will be suspended at this time, with the exception of outstanding payments.
All YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics facilities remain temporarily closed due to the province-wide stay-at-home order. All active memberships will be placed on hold as of April 3rd and no membership payments will be collected. For complete info please read our Updates to Members.

Father and son in water for parented swim lesson

Join Your Child's Swim Lessons at the YMCA HBB

Register for one of our parented swim lessons with your toddler aged 18 - 36 months old.

Enjoy leader-guided water activity in a fun safe atmosphere. As a parent, you get in on the fun by participating with your child.

Splashers: 3-18 Months

As the first level of our YMCA L'il Dipper program, Splashers is a great way to introduce babies to the water. Parents get in on the fun by participating with their children.

At this early stage, children are still learning a lot about their environment. The goal of Splashers is to make children and parents comfortable in the water together, and (of course) to learn to splash with arms and legs!

Bubblers: 18 - 36 months

Bubblers is the second level of our YMCA L'il Dipper program.

We work with you to introduce your child to new movements in the water, including holding the wall, kicking feet, and blowing bubbles. 

Bubblers is led by a certified YMCA Swim Instructor who knows how to create a fun, stimulating environment for you and your little one, encouraging bonding and skill development in the water.

Splasher and Bubblers are led by certified YMCA Swim Instructors who know how to create a fun, stimulating environment for babies and toddlers to get their splash on!

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