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Ron Edwards Family YMCA - Winter 2020

Saturday

Aquatics & Pool

  • 8:15AM - 9:00AM Aqua Bootcamp

    Man enjoying Aquafit Boot Camp

    High-Intensity Water Workout at the YMCA HBB

    This is the YMCA's high-intensity aquafit cardio workout  with intervals of total body toning and core strength development.

    If you are looking for a great cross-training option or you are simply looking for a more intense aquafit class, Aqua Bootcamp is for you!

    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Pool
  • 9:15AM - 12:15PM Swim Lessons - Children & Youth
    (Reg. 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...
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  • 11:00AM - 11:30AM 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...
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  • 11:45AM - 12:30PM Open Swim
    (Open Water Walking)
    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...
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  • 12:15PM - 5:00PM Advanced Aquatics
    (1 Lane)

    Advanced programs for lifesavers, such as Bronze Cross, National Lifeguard, and Bronze Medallion.

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  • 3:00PM - 3:30PM Swim Lessons - Children & Youth
    (Reg. 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...
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  • 3:30PM - 5:00PM Reserved
    (Community Rental)

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

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Child & Youth

  • 9:00AM - 11:30AM Explorers
    ((Reg.))

    Young girl painting

    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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  • 12:00PM - 1:15PM YBA - Youth Basketball Association
    ((6-9 yrs))
    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. Fall 2019 Registrations Where: Laurier Brantford YMCA...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 1:00PM - 3:30PM Explorers
    ((Reg.))

    Young girl painting

    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.

    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Community Room
  • 1:30PM - 3:00PM YBA - Youth Basketball Association
    ((10-15 yrs))
    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. Fall 2019 Registrations Where: Laurier Brantford YMCA...
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  • 2:00PM - 4:00PM Creative Club
    (6-12 yrs)

    This program offers an environment that is creative and fun, allowing young artists the freedom to explore their own potential. Activities will include arts, crafts, drama and wellness programs. No registration required. 

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  • 4:00PM - 7:00PM Birthday Parties
    Enjoy your birthday or team event with fun, energetic staff at the YMCA. The kids will have a great time and you'll enjoy a fuss-free birthday celebration with no messy clean-up. Choose from: Basic Party Package (2 hours) (3 - 13 years) 1 hour in the party room 1 hour of gym time or pool time Up to 20 children (maximum) Members: $130 / Non-members: $150 *Staff, food, decorations and supplies...
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  • 8:15PM - 9:00PM Y Sports
    (Youth Basketball)

    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. 

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  • 8:15PM - 10:00PM Y Sports
    (Youth Basketball)

    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. 

    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Gymnasium

Health & Fitness

  • 7:00AM - 8:00AM 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...
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  • 8:00AM - 9:00AM 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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  • 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...
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  • 9:30AM - 10:30AM Boot Camp

    Women in a plank position

    Boot Camp is your full body workout -- cardio and strength conditioning all wrapped in one! Class variations include drills, strength and conditioning movements, work with a partner, and a variety of equipment. Boot Camp is great for all fitness levels.  

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  • 10:30AM - 12:30PM Spin Core Camp
    (Spin Core Bootcamp - Reg.)

    Women on stationary bikes

    Spin Core Camp is an hour and a half group fitness class combining two classes; Spinning and Core. First you'll spin for 60-75 minutes, simulating an outdoor ride with flats, hills and intervals. Then you'll jump off the bike and do 15-30 minutes of abdominal strength training. Registered program.

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  • 3:30PM - 5:30PM 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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  • 5:00PM - 8:00PM Adult Sports
    (Open Basketball)

    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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