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Ron Edwards Family YMCA - Winter 2020

Friday

Aquatics & Pool

  • 7:30AM - 8:00AM Walk Fit
    (Walking Lane)

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    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.

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  • 11:00AM - 11:30AM Swim Lessons - Children & Youth
    ((Reg.))
    You're never too young to enjoy the water! For children between 6 months and 5 years old, the YMCA L'il Dippers swim lessons are developed with your child's natural growth and development in mind. There are eight levels in the YMCA L'il Dipper program: Splashers, Bubblers, Bobbers, Floaters, Gliders, Divers, Surfers, and Dippers. We'll ensure that we find the right level for...
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  • 12:45PM - 1:30PM Hydrotherapy - LiveWell

    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.

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  • 1:35PM - 2:20PM Aquafit
    Aquafit Classes at the YMCA HBB YMCA Aquafit is a great way to get fitness benefits and improve your circulation without stressing your joints. By pushing against the resistance of water, you can adapt each session to your own level of fitness. It's a great way to add variety to your fitness program. Aquafit is a cardio-based water workout that can be done in shallow or deep water. Some...
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  • 5:00PM - 6:30PM Reserved
    (Community Rental)

    Reserved on the schedule denotes a time when the pool is unavailable for general use. 

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  • 6:30PM - 7:30PM H2O Leaders

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    Aquatic Leadership Classes at the YMCA HBB

    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.  

    Registration required. 

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  • 7:30PM - 10:00PM Youth Night
    (Public Open Swim)

    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.

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Child & Youth

  • 9:00AM - 10:30AM Kinder Gym
    ((3-5 yrs))
    YMCA Kinder Gym programs are structured fun-filled playful movement sessions designed for your toddler or preschooler. Kinder Gym sessions are also a great way for young participants to build relationships while working in a group, listening, taking turns, and following instruction. A YMCA Kinder Gym instructor will help children develop general motor skills including jumping, rolling, balancing,...
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  • 9:00AM - 11:30AM Explorers
    ((Reg.))

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    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.

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  • 5:30PM - 7:30PM Leader Corps
    (10-18 yrs. - Reg.)
    YMCA Leaders Corps is a values based leadership program that helps you begin to develop skills that you will use your entire life. Training sessions, games, activities and initiatives get you ready for future volunteer and employment opportunities. Registration is required. Fall 2019 Registration Where:Laurier Brantford Family YMCA When: Tuesday evening 6:00pm-8:00pm (Begins on Tuesday September...
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    (YThrive/Grow - Reg.)
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Health & Fitness

  • 9:15AM - 10:00AM Cycle Fit
    ((S))
    Cycle Fit gets your legs pumping with a high-powered indoor bike class set to energetic music. Working those major muscles in your legs also strengthens your most important muscle: your heart. We'll take you through an aerobic and anaerobic workout, simulating hills and valleys or timed athletic drills in the indoor cycling class. You control the intensity of the workout by adjusting your own...
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  • 9:15AM - 10:15AM Cardio Fit
    Cardio Fit offers you variety in one workout including sport conditioning, step, high/low moves and kickboxing. Prepare to sweat! Tone your muscles and build your cardio capacity in thischoreographed workout with high impact moves and low impact modifications. Cardio Fit may include a variety of movements from different styles of workouts, such as boxing, step, dance, and sports conditioning....
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  • 10:30AM - 11:15AM Muscle Fit

    A muscle condition class using a barbell and weighted plates. Weights are adjusted during class to provide appropriate resistance for various muscle groups.

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  • 10:30AM - 11:30AM Gentle Fit - LiveWell

     

    LiveWell Gentlefit at the YMCAA 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.

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  • 10:45AM - 12:15PM Yoga
    Rediscover and improve your strength, balance, and flexibility through traditional yoga postures. YMCA Yoga class will help you relax your mind while gently challenging, stretching, and relaxing your muscles. Don't worry if you're not flexible: yoga is safe and healthy for a wide range of body types. You’ll soon notice a stronger, more balanced body and an increase in your overall...
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  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM Line Dancing
    (Drop-in Line Dancing)

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    This class gives you the fun of line dancing combined with the aerobic benefits of a fitness class. These fitness-inspired dance movements will get your heart pumping while you workout with your friends in a fun atmosphere. Great for all levels.

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  • 12:00PM - 3:00PM Pickle Ball
    Pickle-ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. The sport is played on a court with the same dimensions as a double's badminton court with a similar net to tennis, but is mounted two inches lower. The game is played with a hard paddle and a hollow polymer or plastic-like wiffle ball. Players have a choice of playing in a singles or doubles match....
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  • 1:00PM - 5:30PM Adult Sports
    (Open Sports)

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    Drop in and  participate in a pick-up game of basketball, volleyball, soccer or badminton. Watch for "Adult Sports" on the Sports and Recreation schedule. The featured sport for that time period will also be listed.

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  • 6:00PM - 10:00PM Adult Sports
    (Open Basketball)

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    Drop in and  participate in a pick-up game of basketball, volleyball, soccer or badminton. Watch for "Adult Sports" on the Sports and Recreation schedule. The featured sport for that time period will also be listed.

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  • 6:00PM - 10:00PM Adult Sports
    (Open Sports)

    Man holding basketball

    Drop in and  participate in a pick-up game of basketball, volleyball, soccer or badminton. Watch for "Adult Sports" on the Sports and Recreation schedule. The featured sport for that time period will also be listed.

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