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Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA - Winter 2020

Wednesday

Aquatics & Pool

  • 10:00AM - 10:45AM 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...
    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:00PM - 12:55PM 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. 

    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Pool
  • 3:00PM - 4:25PM Public Open Swim
    (1 Lane)
    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...
    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Pool
  • 6:00PM - 6:45PM H2O Leaders
    ((Reg.)**)

    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. 

    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Pool
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    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Pool
  • 8:35PM - 10:00PM 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. 

    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Pool

Child & Youth

  • 6:00PM - 6:45PM Kid Fit
    The Kid Fit program is meant to give participants an opportunity to improve their overall cardiovascular health and muscle strength. Each class offers a variety of exercises and games that allow you to explore your limits, giving our youth an opportunity to develop a healthy workout lifestyle while learning about the benefits of staying healthy. *Ages vary by location* Hamilton Downtown Family...
    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Auxiliary Gym
  • 6:45PM - 8:15PM Y Kids
    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...
    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Various

Health & Fitness

  • 5:30AM - 10:00PM 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. 

    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Various
  • 6:15AM - 7:00AM Queenax

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

    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Fitness Centre
  • 6:15AM - 7:00AM 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.  

    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Aerobic Room
  • 11:00AM - 2:30PM Pickle Ball
    ((1 Courts))
    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....
    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Main Gym
  • 11:15AM - 12:00PM Gentle Fit - LiveWell

     

    LiveWell Gentlefit at the YMCAA gentle exercise class that incorporates both standing balance movements and chair exercises that may require resistance bands and small hand weights. Appropriate for those with chronic conditions and or limited mobility.

    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Aerobic Studio
  • 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.

    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Aerobic Room
  • 12:15PM - 1:00PM Queenax

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

    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Fitness Centre
  • 4:00PM - 6:00PM Adult Sports
    (2 Tables)

    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.

    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Auxiliary Gym
  • 5:30PM - 6:30PM 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...
    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Studio
  • 7:15PM - 8:15PM 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...
    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Aerobic Studio
  • 8:30PM - 10:00PM Adult Sports
    (2 Tables)

    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.

    Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Auxiliary Gym
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