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Membership That Grows
with Your Child

 

YMCA Membership for Children Includes:

  • Swim lessons

  • Unlimited Open Swim

  • Unlimited Open Gym

  • Discounts on programs and certification courses

  • Priority registration for programs

 

Grow Your Membership

Add a variety of programs onto your child’s membership based on their interests. Programs operate in 8-10 week sessions throughout the year.

 

2022 Sessions:

Jan 3 - Mar 13 Sept 12 - Oct 30

Mar 21 - May 15

Oct 31 - Dec 18

May 23 - Jun 26 Dec 19 - Jan 1
July 4 - Aug 28  

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2021 Winter Break Activities

Female child participating in winter holiday crafts

Kids... Join us for some wintery fun this holiday! 

Explore Activities

Level: Fundamentals & Advanced 

Ages: 3 - 5 | 6 - 9 | 10 - 12

Fee: $27 Member | $105 Non-Member

Participants will develop the fundamental skills of basketball, including: dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense strategy, to combine their play in full court games. YMCA instructors will educate players about rules and etiquette while encouraging teamwork and fitness competencies needed to play the sport. Participants will be prepared for Basketball Level 2 at the end of this program.

Level: Fundamentals & Advanced 

Ages: 6 - 9 | 10 - 12

Fee: $27 Member | $105 Non-Member

Participants will progress through the fundamentals of indoor hockey, including: stick handling, passing, shooting, defense and offense plays, to combine their play in team games. YMCA Instructors will educate players about rules and etiquette while encouraging teamwork and fitness competencies needed to play the sport. Participants will be prepared for Floor Hockey Level 2 at the end of this program. 

Level: Fundamentals & Advanced 

Ages: 3 - 5 | 6 - 9 | 10 - 12

Fee: $27 Member | $105 Non-Member

Participants will grow their knowledge in the basic skills of soccer, including: dribbling, passing, shooting, and field strategy, to combine their skills in team games. YMCA Instructors will educate players about rules and etiquette while encouraging teamwork and fitness competencies needed to play the sport. Participants will be prepared for Soccer Level 2 at the end of this program.

Ages: 3 - 5 | 6 - 9 | 10 - 12

Fee: $32 Member | $105 Non-Member

Children will explore their imaginative and creative skills through a variety of arts and crafts, dramatic play, movement, and musical activities. Children will have opportunities to create projects and share with others. New themes and activities are introduced each week. Materials will be provided.

Ages: 3 - 5 | 6 - 9 | 10 - 12

Fee: $34 Member | $105 Non-Member

Do you like to build towers, structures, obstacle courses and more? We do too. Build It fosters creativity, problem-solving and curiosity in young engineers through weekly projects and activities. Participants will bring home completed creations. Materials will be provided.

Ages: 3 - 5 | 6 - 9 | 10 - 12

Fee: $53 Member | $158 Non-Member

Dance is an energizing program that introduces children to the fundamentals of moving to music, and learning progressive steps and basic choreography from professional dance instructors. Themed dance genres will be introduced each week. Children will have the opportunity to perform on the last day of class. 

Ages: 3 - 5 | 6 - 9 | 10 - 12

Fee: $34 Member | $105 Non-Member

Ever wonder how things work? Discovery Lab offers young, curious scientists the opportunity to explore new scientific principles each week and experiment through hands-on activities. Materials will be provided.

Ages: 18 - 36 months with adult

Fee: Included in membership

Playtime offers caregivers and their child some time for staff-led activities, games, free play and socialization (because parents need to connect with others too). Stay for an Open Swim after program. 

Ages: 10 - 12 | 13 - 15

Fee: Included in membership

YThrive GROW is designed to give 10 to 12 year olds a safe start into using the Fitness Centre at the YMCA. This program will provide youth with basic foundations in resistance training and cardio training while improving muscle coordination and self-confidence. 

Level: Fundamental & Advanced 

Ages: 6 - 12

Fee: $53 Member | $158 Non-Member

Karate is a martial art that combines the use of punches, kicks and defensive techniques. Children build self-confidence, self-defense skills and respect for themselves and others. Through this moving art form they will also build discipline, core stability, agility, balance, flexibility and endurance. Karate Gi (uniform) is not required.

Ages: 6 - 12

Fees: $27 Member | $105 Non-Member

Strength & Conditioning Jr. is your child’s introduction to Group Fitness Classes at the YMCA. Classes focus on building gross motor skills, total body conditioning, safety, teamwork and spatial awareness through a series of fun physical activities such as obstacle courses, light weight-bearing, and partner work. 

Ages: 3 - 5

Fees: $32 Member | $105 Non-Member

This fun, active program encourages social interaction and learning through play while participating in a variety of activities including circle time, music, drama, crafts, and group games. 

Enjoy the use of the YMCA gym and equipment during these open periods when facilitated programs are not running. Open Gym is a great opportunity for young members to practice the skills they are learning in program.

Open Swim is an all-ages leisure swim reserved for members. It’s a great way to be active and have fun together.

Ages: 10 - 12 | 13 - 15 | 16 - 18 

Fee: Included in membership
Conference fees to be determined

Leadership Development at the YMCA helps young people find and use their voice to share their ideas and thoughts on how to build a healthier community. YMCA Staff Leaders empower young leaders to develop valuable lifelong skills, including problem-solving, social skills, teamwork, philanthropy, and peer leadership. Participants will have the opportunity to take part in an annual YMCA leadership conference with other young leaders. Registration is continuous from October 2021 – June 2022. 

Working with Children the YMCA Way

At the YMCA …

  • We promote health in spirit, mind and body 
  • Everyone is invited to fully participate and belong 
  • Children and families are involved in decision-making and activities 
  • We respect every individual’s right to choice and seek to reduce harm 
  • We provide meaningful opportunities to help others 
  • YMCA staff are trained in Healthy Child Development that not only get children active and having fun but also encourage children to live YMCA Core Values - Belonging, Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility