Les Chater Family YMCA - Fall 2019

Monday

Aquatics & Pool

  • 5:30AM - 9:05AM Public Lane Swim

    Woman participating in YMCA public lane swim

    Open Swims at the YMCA HBB

    Swim lengths to improve or maintain your cardiovascular health.

    Public lane swims are open to members and non-members age 13+. 

    Non-Member Public Swim Fees (Taxes Included)

    Child $3.00
    Student $3.25
    Adult $4.50
    Family (immediate family) $9.25

     

    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 7:30AM - 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Small 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 10:00AM - 10:35AM Lane Swim
    (Lane 2)

    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. 

    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 10:00AM - 10:30AM 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Small pool
  • 10:00AM - 10:45AM Open Swim
    Public Open Swim at the YMCA HBB Open swim is an all-ages leisure swim reserved for members. It's a great way to be active and have fun together. 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 10:30AM - 2:30PM Open Swim
    Public Open Swim at the YMCA HBB Open swim is an all-ages leisure swim reserved for members. It's a great way to be active and have fun together. 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Small / large pools
  • 10:45AM - 11:30AM 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.

    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 11:30AM - 2:30PM Lane Swim
    (Lane 3)

    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. 

    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 2:30PM - 3:50PM 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Small / large pools
  • 2:30PM - 3:50PM Public Lane Swim
    (Lane 3)

    Woman participating in YMCA public lane swim

    Open Swims at the YMCA HBB

    Swim lengths to improve or maintain your cardiovascular health.

    Public lane swims are open to members and non-members age 13+. 

    Non-Member Public Swim Fees (Taxes Included)

    Child $3.00
    Student $3.25
    Adult $4.50
    Family (immediate family) $9.25

     

    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 4:00PM - 7:00PM 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Small / large pools
  • 7:00PM - 10:00PM 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Small pool
  • 7:00PM - 7:45PM 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 7:45PM - 8:45PM H2O Leaders

    H2O Leaders participants in class

    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. 

    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 7:50PM - 8:30PM 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.

    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 8:30PM - 10:00PM Public Lane Swim

    Woman participating in YMCA public lane swim

    Open Swims at the YMCA HBB

    Swim lengths to improve or maintain your cardiovascular health.

    Public lane swims are open to members and non-members age 13+. 

    Non-Member Public Swim Fees (Taxes Included)

    Child $3.00
    Student $3.25
    Adult $4.50
    Family (immediate family) $9.25

     

    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 8:45PM - 10:00PM 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool

Child & Youth

  • 9:00AM - 11:00AM Kinder Gym
    ((Reg.))
    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,...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Various
  • 9:00AM - 11:00AM 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Community Room "B"
  • 9:00AM - 11:00AM Y Kids Homeschool
    ((Reg.))

    Introducing a new time being added for Y Kids! This program will be for children ages 6-12 yrs who are looking to increase their physical activity during the day. This program will be registered and will allow participants to explore sports, games and other activities that will increase their physical health and allow them to connect with other youth in the community.
     

    Les Chater Family YMCA Various
  • 5:00PM - 8:15PM 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Various

Health & Fitness

  • 5:30AM - 9:00AM 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. 

    Les Chater Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 6:00AM - 6:45AM Queenax

    Queenax is a unique functional training system that optimizes results, intensity and fun with guided small group workouts.

    Les Chater Family YMCA Fitness Centre
  • 8:00AM - 9:00AM 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 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.

    Les Chater Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 9:15AM - 10:15AM Body Fit
    Gently stretch and tone your whole body in this well-rounded class. Work at your own pace and maintain your strength while improving your flexibility. Build stronger muscles, bones, and joints with weight-bearing exercises designed to challenge your strength & balance. You'll use a variety of equipment like dumbbells, barbells, exercise balls, resistance bands in this class for a great...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 10:20AM - 10:50AM Calisthenics

    Women planking on a mat

    Calisthenics use your body weight to develop your cardiovascular and muscular condition and improve your balance, agility and flexibility. You get a great work out using little or no equipment beyond a yoga or exercise mat. Suitable for all levels. 

    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM Pilates - LiveWell

    Pilates at the YMCABuild your strength, flexibility, and develop control through the use of stabilization, alignment and breathing techniques.  May include the use of equipment to accelerate the development of core strength and proper body alignment. Suitable for all levels. 

    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 11:15AM - 2:15PM 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. 

    Les Chater Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 12:00PM - 1:00PM InMotion - LiveWell
    This program is designed for people with chronic bone and joint health problems such as osteoporosis and arthritis. It is also appropriate for those wanting to improve their health before and after having hip or knee replacement surgery. All participants will meet with a YMCA staff for an intake interview to discuss medical history. You may join the program at anytime and education sessions occur...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Community Room "B"
  • 1:15PM - 2:15PM 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.

    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 2:30PM - 3:30PM Balance+ - LiveWell
    ((Reg.))
    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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 3:00PM - 4:00PM GERAS Dance
    ((Reg.))
    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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 3:45PM - 4:45PM 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. 

    Les Chater Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 5:15PM - 6:00PM 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 6:15PM - 7:00PM 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.

    Les Chater Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 6:15PM - 7:00PM 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.

    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 8:30PM - 10:00PM Adult Sports
    ((Badminton))

    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.

    Les Chater Family YMCA Gymnasium
Please click download icon on page to download a print-friendly PDF schedule.