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Laurier Brantford YMCA - Winter 2020

Monday

Aquatics & 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 Parented Swim Lessons
    Join Your Child's Swim Lessons at the YMCA HBB Register for one of our parented swim lessons with your toddler aged 18 - 36 months old. Enjoy leader-guided water activity in a fun safe atmosphere. As a parent, youget in on the fun by participating with your child. Splashers: 3-18 Months As the first level of our YMCA L'il Dipper program, Splashers is a great way to introduce babies to the...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Leisure 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 Various
  • 7:00PM - 7:45PM Swim Lessons - Adult
    ((Lane 2))

    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 - 8:00PM 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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Lap Pool

Child & Youth

  • 9:00AM - 11:00AM 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,...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Various
  • 1:00PM - 3:00PM Y Kids
    ((3-5 yrs) (6-12 yrs))
    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
  • 1:00PM - 3:00PM Y Sports
    (9-12)

    Drop in to YMCA Youth Sports. It's all about participating, regardless of your ability level. Develop skills along the way in the sport of your choice. Sports may include basketball, volleyball, floor hockey and soccer.

    Programs are drop-in unless otherwise indicated. Sports offered may vary by centre and age group. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Gym
  • 1:15PM - 2:00PM This document has not been translated yet
    (Drop In)
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Fitness Centre
  • 5:00PM - 8:00PM Y Kids
    ((3-5 yrs) (6-12 yrs))
    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
  • 5:45PM - 6:30PM This document has not been translated yet
    (Drop In)
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Fitness Centre

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
  • 6:00AM - 6:30AM Circuit Class

    Circuit Training is a form of cardio or resistance exercises involving high intensity training. It targets strength building or muscular endurance. An exercise "circuit" is one completion of all prescribed exercises in the program. This 45 minute workout will utilize a variety of equipment such as mats, weights and resistance bands to provide you with an efficient full-body workout. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio B
  • 6:30AM - 7:00AM Core

    Build strength and muscular endurance in the muscles supporting your torso and spine. Core Strength will have you working with your own body weight and/or a variety of equipment to focus on muscles in your abdomen/pelvis and back. Suitable for all levels. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio B
  • 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
  • 9:30AM - 10:30AM 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
  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM Pickle Ball
    (Pre registration**)
    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....
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Double Gym
  • 11:00AM - 12:45PM 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
  • 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 A
  • 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
  • 1:15PM - 2:00PM Stretch

    Two women stretching

    Stretch is a total body stretching class which includes all major and minor muscle groups, designed to improve overall flexibility and balance. You can expect gentle stretching to enhance a greater range of movement.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio B
  • 2:00PM - 3:30PM Recreational Sport Clubs
    The YMCA offers a unique opportunity for members. Recreational Sport Clubs allow Laurier Brantford Members organize and manage their own clubs to enhance their recreational experience in sports and physical activity. A Recreational Sport Club is a sanctioned organization, established by students and Laurier Brantford members who share a common interest in a particular sport of physical activity....
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Double Gym
  • 3:00PM - 4:15PM 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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Single 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 B
  • 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
  • 6:30PM - 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
  • 6:45PM - 9:30PM Adult 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.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Double Gym
  • 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 Adult 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.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Single Gym
  • 9:30PM - 11:00PM Recreational Sport Clubs
    The YMCA offers a unique opportunity for members. Recreational Sport Clubs allow Laurier Brantford Members organize and manage their own clubs to enhance their recreational experience in sports and physical activity. A Recreational Sport Club is a sanctioned organization, established by students and Laurier Brantford members who share a common interest in a particular sport of physical activity....
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Double Gym
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