Swimming is a great way to enhance and maintain cardiovascular health and an activity that can be enjoyed throughout your life.
Lane swims are reserved for members only.
A gentle, low-impact workout that uses Activator walking poles. Working with walking poles reduces impact on your joints and can improve the strength and coordination of your upper body. A doctor's referral is required.
Swim lengths to improve or maintain your cardiovascular health.
Public lane swims are open to members and non-members age 13+.
Rehabilitative exercises at your own pace, using a variety of equipment like water weights or floatation belts. Ideal for those with hip, knee, bone & joint issues or other medical conditions. Everyone is welcome.
Want to improve your aquatic skills and learn the steps to becoming a lifequard?
H2O Leaders is an aquatic leadership program with a variety of aquatic skill development activities, games and leadership activities.
Prerequisite: Star 4 and up. Participants may complete Star 5 & 6 swim levels during this dedicated pool time.
Calling all teens, including non-members. This is your open access time at the YMCA. Come out and enjoy some sports, work out in the Fitness Centre, hang out in the Youth Centre, swim in the pool. Every week is an opportunity to hang out with friends, volunteer or join a discussion on issues that interest you.
A fun, active play program that includes circle time, theme-related craft time and an aquatic activity. YMCA staff supervise the transition from land program to the pool.
Pool options are as follows:
- Preschool 3-5 includes 30 minute swim lesson
- Registration is required.
Enjoy the use of the YMCA gym and equipment during these open periods when facilitated programs are not running. We have great gym facilities and members are welcome to use them.
A muscle condition class using a barbell and weighted plates. Weights are adjusted during class to provide appropriate resistance for various muscle groups.
A gentle exercise class that incorporates both standing balance movements and chair exercises that may require resistance bands and small hand weights. Appropriate for those with chronic conditions and or limited mobility.
This great class involves 20 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of strength training and 20 minutes of core work. A great way to get a full body workout in!