The Laurier Brantford YMCA pool deck (including sauna and changerooms) will be closed for the annual pool shutdown from October 13th to19th. Click here to see the changeroom schedule.

Children standing in karate uniform

Your child can learn self-confidence, self-defense and respect for themself and others in YMCA Karate. As a result of learning this moving art form they will also build discipline, core stability, agility, balance, flexibility, and endurance.

Karate is a martial art that combines the use of punches, kicks and defensive techniques learned while doing fundamentals, kata technique and sparring. A uniform is available however not required. Registration is required.

To provide the best experience for your child, Karate class is split into two groups at some location as follows:

  • Karate Fundamentals
  • Karate Advanced