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Laurier Brantford YMCA - Winter 2020

Tuesday

Aquatics & Pool

  • 5:45AM - 6:45AM Triathlon
    ((Pre Registration) (Lane 3))
    Swim, pedal and run your way to better health! Learn the basics of triathlon training, including swim techniques & stroke correction, cycling skills and running technique & endurance, brick workout schedules and pre-race tapering. Triathlon Swim Beginner- Advanced NCCP Triathlon Coach - Scot Brockbank Location:Laurier Brantford YMCA Start Date: Tuesday,January 28th to Friday, March 6th...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Lap 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.

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Lap 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
  • 7:15PM - 8:00PM 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!

    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 Community Rental

    Looking for a place for team training, team-building or to host a meeting? YMCA facilities are available to the community for rent. Please direct inquiries to the Membership Desk at the location where you would like to host an event. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Double Gym
  • 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
  • 6:00PM - 8:00PM Leader Corps
    (Meeting Room B)
    YMCA Leaders Corps is a values based leadership program that helps you begin to develop skills that you will use your entire life. Training sessions, games, activities and initiatives get you ready for future volunteer and employment opportunities. Registration is required. Fall 2019 Registration Where:Laurier Brantford Family YMCA When: Tuesday evening 6:00pm-8:00pm (Begins on Tuesday September...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Various

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
  • 6:30AM - 7:15AM 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
  • 7:00AM - 8:30AM 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
  • 8:00AM - 9:30AM 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:...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio A
  • 9:15AM - 10:00AM 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
  • 9:30AM - 10:15AM 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
  • 10:30AM - 11:15AM 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. 

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio A
  • 11:00AM - 4:45PM 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
  • 12:15PM - 12:45PM 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
  • 12:30PM - 2:00PM 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:...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Various
  • 1:15PM - 2:00PM 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...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio A
  • 5:00PM - 5:45PM 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.  

    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio B
  • 6:00PM - 6:45PM 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
  • 6:00PM - 6:45PM 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
  • 7:00PM - 8:00PM 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...
    Laurier Brantford YMCA Studio A
  • 7:30PM - 9:15PM 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
  • 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
  • 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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