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Ron Edwards Family YMCA - Winter 2020

Thursday

Aquatics & Pool

  • 9:00AM - 9:45AM 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...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Pool
  • 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...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Pool
  • 11:00AM - 11:30AM Parented Swim Lessons
    (Parent & Tot Swim)
    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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  • 1:00PM - 1:45PM 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.

    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Pool
  • 2:00PM - 2:30PM 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...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Pool
  • 4:30PM - 7:30PM 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...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Pool
  • 7:45PM - 8:30PM 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...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Pool

Child & Youth

  • 9:00AM - 11:00AM Y Kids
    ((3-5/6-12 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...
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  • 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.

    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Community Room
  • 1:00PM - 3:00PM Movin' & Groovin'
    ((3-5 yrs) )
    Movin' & Groovin' gives your little one an active and structured environment to practice gross motor skills, balance and movement through active play (with soft equipment, mats, tricycles), circle time, snack time, and fun games. Please bring a healthy, nut-free nack. A typical program: 45 minutes: Active play 15 minutes: Clean up together 15 minutes: Circle time and snack 45 minutes:...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA AB Room
  • 1:00PM - 3:00PM Y Kids
    ((6-12yrs) )
    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...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 6:00PM - 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...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Various
  • 6:00PM - 8:45PM Karate Fundamentals - Youth
    (Reg.)
    Your child can learn self-confidence, self-defense and respect for themself and others in YMCA Karate. As a result of learning this moving art form they will alsobuild discipline, core stability, agility, balance, flexibility, and endurance. Karate is a martial art that combines the use of punches, kicks and defensive techniques learned while doing fundamentals, kata technique and sparring. A...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 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

  • 8:30AM - 9:00AM Healthy Hearts - LiveWell
    ((Reg.))
    This cardiac care program offers patients three streams of supervised exercise and education based on their stage of rehabilitation. Stream 1: Supervised walking program for individuals waiting to participate in cardiac rehabilitation. Stream 2: Supervised cardiovascular and strength program for individuals that have been identified as appropriate by Cardiac Rehabilitation team at HHS. Stream 3:...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 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...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Studio
  • 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...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 10:00AM - 10:30AM Healthy Hearts - LiveWell
    ((Reg.))
    This cardiac care program offers patients three streams of supervised exercise and education based on their stage of rehabilitation. Stream 1: Supervised walking program for individuals waiting to participate in cardiac rehabilitation. Stream 2: Supervised cardiovascular and strength program for individuals that have been identified as appropriate by Cardiac Rehabilitation team at HHS. Stream 3:...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 10:30AM - 11:30AM This document has not been translated yet
    (Core Strength)
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA AB Room
  • 10:30AM - 11:30AM Low Impact

    Low Impact is a lighter group fitness class offering cardio, resistance and stretch exercises. Resistance exercises involve body weight and light dumbbells. This is a multi-level class and is great for someone getting back into exercising, rehabilitation of the knees or back, the senior population, people working out while pregnant or someone just looking for a low intensity workout.

    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 11:45AM - 12:45PM 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...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA AB Room
  • 1:00PM - 5:30PM 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.

    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 2:15PM - 2:45PM Queenax

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

    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Fitness Centre
  • 6:00PM - 6:45PM 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...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Studio
  • 7:00PM - 7:45PM TRX
    ((S))

    Group of people performing TRX exercise

    Develop your muscular endurance at your own pace with TRX. This group fitness class delivers a full-body workout by utilizing one's bodyweight and gravity on the TRX Suspension Trainer. TRX will provide you with a fast and effective workout, great for people of all fitness levels.  

    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Studio
  • 7:00PM - 8:00PM 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.

    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 8:15PM - 10:00PM 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.

    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 9:00PM - 10:00PM Karate - Adult
    (Adult - Reg.)
    Learn self-confidence, self-defense and respect for yourself and others in YMCA Karate. As a result of learning this moving art form, you will also build discipline, core stability, agility, balance, flexibility, and endurance. Karate is a martial art that combines the use of punches, kicks and defensive techniques learned while doing fundamentals, kata technique and sparring. A uniform is...
    Ron Edwards Family YMCA Gymnasium
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