Laurier Brantford YMCA - Spring 2019

Monday

Aquatics / Pool

  • 5:30AM - 9:00AM Lane Swim
    (6 lanes)

    YMCA member enjoying lane swim

    Lane Swims at the YMCA HBB

    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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Lap Pool
  • 7:00AM - 10:00AM Public Open Swim
    Members and non-members of all ages can enjoy these public leisure swims. Recreational Swimming - Aquatic Admission Criteria 0 - 6 years:Must be supervised by an adult or guardian (minimum 14 years of age) in the water. Maximum 2:1 ratio. 7 - 9 years:If able to pass swim test, child may swim independently. Adult or guardian (minimum 14 years of age) must remain on the pool deck.If unable to pass...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Leisure Pool
  • 9:15AM - 10:00AM 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...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Lap Pool
  • 10:00AM - 10:30AM Parent and Tot Swim

    Parent and young child in water

    Swim With Your Child at the YMCA HBB

    YMCA Parent and Tot swim times give you time to play, move, and splash in the pool with your infant, toddler, or preschooler up to age 3.

    A YMCA-certified aquatics instructor will lead these sessions to ensure you and your child get the most from your time together. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Leisure Pool
  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM Lane Swim
    (6 lanes)

    YMCA member enjoying lane swim

    Lane Swims at the YMCA HBB

    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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Lap Pool
  • 10:30AM - 3:45PM Public Open Swim
    Members and non-members of all ages can enjoy these public leisure swims. Recreational Swimming - Aquatic Admission Criteria 0 - 6 years:Must be supervised by an adult or guardian (minimum 14 years of age) in the water. Maximum 2:1 ratio. 7 - 9 years:If able to pass swim test, child may swim independently. Adult or guardian (minimum 14 years of age) must remain on the pool deck.If unable to pass...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Leisure Pool
  • 12:00PM - 4:00PM Public Open Swim
    Members and non-members of all ages can enjoy these public leisure swims. Recreational Swimming - Aquatic Admission Criteria 0 - 6 years:Must be supervised by an adult or guardian (minimum 14 years of age) in the water. Maximum 2:1 ratio. 7 - 9 years:If able to pass swim test, child may swim independently. Adult or guardian (minimum 14 years of age) must remain on the pool deck.If unable to pass...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Lap Pool
  • 12:00PM - 3:45PM Lane Swim
    (2 lanes)

    YMCA member enjoying lane swim

    Lane Swims at the YMCA HBB

    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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Lap Pool
  • 4:00PM - 7:00PM Swim Lessons - Children & Youth
    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...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Pool
  • 7:00PM - 7:45PM Swim Lessons - Adult

    Adult in the water

    Learn to Swim at the YMCA HBB

    It's never too late to learn to swim or improve your stroke technique.

    The YMCA can help you achieve your goals and feel confident in the water.

    Registration is required. You can register at anytime at your YMCA Health, Fitness and Aquatics membership centre.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Lap Pool
  • 7:00PM - 9:00PM Public Open Swim
    Members and non-members of all ages can enjoy these public leisure swims. Recreational Swimming - Aquatic Admission Criteria 0 - 6 years:Must be supervised by an adult or guardian (minimum 14 years of age) in the water. Maximum 2:1 ratio. 7 - 9 years:If able to pass swim test, child may swim independently. Adult or guardian (minimum 14 years of age) must remain on the pool deck.If unable to pass...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Leisure Pool
  • 7:00PM - 8:00PM Lane Swim
    (4 lanes)

    YMCA member enjoying lane swim

    Lane Swims at the YMCA HBB

    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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Lap Pool
  • 8:00PM - 10:30PM Public Open Swim
    Members and non-members of all ages can enjoy these public leisure swims. Recreational Swimming - Aquatic Admission Criteria 0 - 6 years:Must be supervised by an adult or guardian (minimum 14 years of age) in the water. Maximum 2:1 ratio. 7 - 9 years:If able to pass swim test, child may swim independently. Adult or guardian (minimum 14 years of age) must remain on the pool deck.If unable to pass...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Lap Pool
  • 8:00PM - 10:30PM Lane Swim
    (3 lanes)

    YMCA member enjoying lane swim

    Lane Swims at the YMCA HBB

    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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Lap Pool

Child & Youth

  • 9:00AM - 10:30AM Kinder Gym
    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,...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Various
  • 11:00AM - 12:30PM Indoor Playground

    Spend some fun family time with your toddler or pre-schooler in this parented program. Various equipment is set up each week to encourage social interaction and stimulate gross motor skills. No registration required.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Single Gym
  • 4:00PM - 5:00PM YHL - Youth Hockey League
    (6-9 & 10-12 yrs)

    The Youth Hockey League (YHL) is an instructional floor hockey program that encourages skill development and fun for all participants. Floor hockey is a fast-paced, exciting and safe type of indoor hockey. Registration is required.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Double Gym
  • 4:30PM - 8:00PM Y Kids
    Our popular Y Kids program has a variety of activities on rotation for your child age 3 - 12 years.This drop-in program fosters social development and allows your child to experience a variety of program options.Every month a new schedule allows for a variety of activities a including active and creative options such as skipping, dance, crafts and sports. Y Kids Age Groups: Preschool: 3-5 years...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Various
  • 5:15PM - 6:15PM Soccer
    (6-9 &10-12 yrs)

    Our soccer program for ages 6-12yrs, will allow participants to develop their skills and knowledge of the sport. They will have an opportunity to go through drills and techniques with the guidance from Child & Youth instructors. They will develop a sense of teamwork and will have an opportunity to display skills learned in an end of session tournament.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Double Gym
  • 6:30PM - 7:30PM YBA - Youth Basketball Association
    (6-9 & 10-12yrs)

    Basketball was invented at the YMCA, and it's still going strong here! Come and work on your basketball skills in a team environment and learn new techniques on shooting, passing and dribbling. Play a friendly game of hoops with other participants and use the skills and drills you have learned in practice. Registration is required. 

     

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Double Gym

Health & Fitness

  • 5:30AM - 8:45AM Open Gym

    Boy shooting basketball at net

    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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Single Gym
  • 6:30AM - 7:15AM Cycle Fit
    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...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio C
  • 9:00AM - 12:30PM Open Gym
    (Drop in Basketball)

    Boy shooting basketball at net

    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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Double Gym
  • 9:00AM - 9:45AM 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...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio A
  • 9:15AM - 10:00AM 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.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio B
  • 10:00AM - 11:00AM GERAS Dance
    Did you know dancing is beneficial for brain health and physical function including balance? GERAS Dance is a fun, mind and body program that emphasizes mobility, balance and strength for older adults (ages 60+) through a series of ballroom type movements. This 14-week program provides a mixture of both seated and standing movements that help improve cognitive and mobility impairments. No...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio A
  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM Balance+ - LiveWell
    This free, 12-week community exercise program consists of two group exercise sessions each week to help build strength, balance, flexibility and endurance and reduce the risk of falls. The YMCA has partnered with the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) to provide this program at our five YMCA locations in Hamilton, Burlington, FLamborough and Brantford. Space...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio B
  • 12:15PM - 1:00PM 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.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio B
  • 12:15PM - 12:45PM Synergy Circuit

    This functional and suspended bodyweight training system makes for a fun and effective circuit class. Diversify your workout with the use of TRX, battle ropes, and so much more.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Fitness Centre
  • 12:45PM - 3:45PM Open Gym

    Boy shooting basketball at net

    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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Single Gym
  • 4:30PM - 7:30PM Open Gym
    (Drop in Basketball)

    Boy shooting basketball at net

    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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Double Gym
  • 5:15PM - 6:00PM HIIT
    When you're short on time but want an effective, full body workout that will leave you breathless, High Intensity Interval Training is your answer. HIIT workouts have been proven to improve your fitness level with a shorter workout. Bursts of cardiovascular and conditioning exercises are coupled with active rest periods. You'll work hard, but at your own intensity level - suitable for all...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio A
  • 5:30PM - 6:15PM Cycle Fit
    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...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio C
  • 6:15PM - 7:15PM 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...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio A
  • 6:30PM - 7:15PM Synergy Circuit

    This functional and suspended bodyweight training system makes for a fun and effective circuit class. Diversify your workout with the use of TRX, battle ropes, and so much more.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Fitness Centre
  • 7:00PM - 7:45PM Zumba®

    Zumba® is your ultimate workout dance party featuring easy-to-follow moves coupled with amazing, motivating rhythms. It gives you an interval style workout; fast rhythms to get your heart pumping, combined with slower songs to maintain your heart rate. Great for all levels.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio B
  • 8:00PM - 8:45PM Barre

    YMCA Barre is a dynamic, energizing class that integrates the ballet barre, weighted balls, resistance bands and other equipment to provide a full body stretch and strength workout - with a dance like approach. Like many of our Group Fitness classes, Barre is suitable for participants of various ages, stages and abilities. No dance background is required!

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio A
  • 8:15PM - 11:00PM Open Gym
    (Drop in Basketball)

    Boy shooting basketball at net

    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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Double Gym
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