Les Chater Family YMCA - Fall 2018

Tuesday

Aquatics/Pool

  • 5:30AM - 7:00AM 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
  • 7:00AM - 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Small pool
  • 7:00AM - 7:45AM Public Lane Swim
    (1 lane)

    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
  • 7:00AM - 7:45AM 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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 7:45AM - 9:05AM 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
  • 7:45AM - 9:05AM Public Lane Swim
    (2 lanes)

    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
  • 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 - 10:45AM 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. 

    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 10:00AM - 10:30AM 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...
    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
  • 10:45AM - 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
  • 11:30AM - 12:00PM 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. 

    Les Chater Family YMCA Large Pool
  • 11:30AM - 12:00PM 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
  • 11:30AM - 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 pool
  • 12:00PM - 2:30PM Lane Swim

    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 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 Large Pool
  • 2:30PM - 3:50PM Public Lane Swim
    (3 lanes)

    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
    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 Pool
  • 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
  • 7:50PM - 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
  • 7:50PM - 10:00PM Public Lane Swim
    (2 lanes)

    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
  • 8:30PM - 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 - 12:00PM Child Minding

    Infant - 10 years. The childing minding program gives infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children the chance to play together in supervised play while parents/guardians are in the building.

    Single Child Card (8 hours): $30
    Family Card - 2 or more children (8 hours): $42
    Single Day pass: $5

     

     

    Les Chater Family YMCA Play Centre
  • 9:00AM - 11:00AM 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,...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Various
  • 11:30AM - 12:30PM Y Discover
    This new program will allow our preschool age group to explore different subjects through arts and science. Children will discover fun facts about our environment and the world in which we live, while exercising their creative and curious minds. This 1 hour class will be filled with a variety of theme focused experiments, crafts and discover time. Please see our Membership desk to sign up your...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Community Room A
  • 5:00PM - 8:00PM Child Minding

    Infant - 10 years. The childing minding program gives infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children the chance to play together in supervised play while parents/guardians are in the building.

    Single Child Card (8 hours): $30
    Family Card - 2 or more children (8 hours): $42
    Single Day pass: $5

     

     

    Les Chater Family YMCA Play Centre
  • 5:00PM - 7:00PM Y Fit 4 U
    Y Fit 4 U offers Children's Developmental Rehabilitation Program (CDRP) clients over the age of 10 the opportunity to work on fitness goals alongside a CDRP physiotherapist, YMCA staff and volunteer. The program offers support from a Recreation Therapist and Social Worker to encourage children to workout and have fun with peers in a healthy environment. Y Fit 4 U clients must be able to...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Fitness Centre
  • 5:00PM - 8:00PM Y Kids
    (3-5/6-12yrs)
    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...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Various
  • 5:00PM - 6:00PM YBA - Youth Basketball Association

    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. 

     

    Les Chater Family YMCA Gym

Health & Fitness

  • 5:45AM - 6:45AM Group Power®
    Group Power® is YOUR HOUR OF POWER! Blast all your muscles with this high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates, and body weight, Group Power combines squats, lunges, presses, and curls with functional, integrated exercises. Dynamic music and a motivating group atmosphere will get your heart rate up, make you sweat, and push you to a personal best. Group...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Gym
  • 7:00AM - 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 Gym
  • 8:00AM - 9:20AM Healthy Hearts - LiveWell
    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:...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 8:00AM - 9:20AM CanWell - LiveWell
    This 12-week supervised exercise and education program is for people with an type of cancer at any stage. Whether you've been recently diagnosed, are in the middle of treatment or in remission, this 12-week exercise and education program can help. CanWell is offered through a partnership between the YMCA, Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University. You will be supported by...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 8:00AM - 9:20AM LiveWell with Diabetes
    This program is designed for individuals with Type 2 Diabetes, as well as those at risk for developing diabetes. Learn strategies to help manage nutrition, blood sugar, weight and medicationsin this exercise and education program.Informed self-management will help you enhance your health and live well with diabetes. Participants will learn how to use exercise equipment and how to exercise safely...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 9:15AM - 10:15AM STRONG by Zumba
    STRONG by Zumba is a great workout for fitness enthusiasts looking for a more challenging, high intensity interval training workout.The music in STRONG by Zumba™was crafted to drive the intensity in a challenging progression that provides a total body workout.This class will push you past your plateaus to help you reach your fitness goals faster. Using your own body weight, you will gain...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Gym
  • 9:30AM - 10:30AM 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
  • 10:40AM - 12:00PM Healthy Hearts - LiveWell
    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:...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 10:40AM - 12:00PM CanWell - LiveWell
    This 12-week supervised exercise and education program is for people with an type of cancer at any stage. Whether you've been recently diagnosed, are in the middle of treatment or in remission, this 12-week exercise and education program can help. CanWell is offered through a partnership between the YMCA, Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University. You will be supported by...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 10:40AM - 12:00PM LiveWell with Diabetes
    This program is designed for individuals with Type 2 Diabetes, as well as those at risk for developing diabetes. Learn strategies to help manage nutrition, blood sugar, weight and medicationsin this exercise and education program.Informed self-management will help you enhance your health and live well with diabetes. Participants will learn how to use exercise equipment and how to exercise safely...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 11:15AM - 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 Gym
  • 12:15PM - 1:00PM 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!

    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 1:00PM - 3:00PM Mobility+ - LiveWell
    Specially-designed for individuals with a spinal cord injury or mobility impairment, this program improves fitness levels and meet the specific needs of each individual. This program is appropriate for those with non-progressive conditions (spinal cord injury, spina bifida, stroke, amputees, cerebral palsy) whose condition is self-managed. Participants will have access to a physiotherapist from...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Fitness Centre
  • 3:30PM - 4:30PM Fit For Function - LiveWell
    If you've had a stroke, this 12-week program can help you in your recovery with exercises aimed at improving your mobility, strength, balance, gait and coordination. There are also educational sessions based on the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Living with Stroke program. The program is included with YMCA membership. Doctor's permission is required. LiveWell programming is offered...
    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 5:15PM - 6:00PM 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
  • 6:15PM - 7:15PM Cycle & Strength

    people laying on yoga mat holding up dumbbells

    A full body workout that combines CycleFit drills with BodyFit conditioning. Work your heart and lungs to capacity on the indoor bikes, then work your muscles with a selection of equipment including dumbbells, resistance bands and balls.

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

    Les Chater Family YMCA Gym
  • 7:30PM - 8:00PM TRX

    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.  

    Les Chater Family YMCA Studio
  • 8:15PM - 9:00PM Karate - Adult
    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...
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