Castle Downs Family YMCA - Programs and Classes - Spring I 2017

Friday

    Adult Drop-In Programs

    • 5:30am - 7:00am Open Gym
      12+yrs

      Drop-in for open gym time. Bring a friend or meet new people while playing the game of your choice.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 5:45am - 6:45am Cyclefit Boot Camp
      16+yrs

      Challenge your fitness level with these variety sets; high intensity workouts that utilize various equipment and your bodyweight. This boot camp utilizes various drills on the Keiser bikes to challenge your cardio fitness as well as a variety of boot camp activities.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 7:00am - 9:00am Drop-In Badminton
      16+yrs

      Participant organized drop-in play for any skill level. Equipment provided.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 9:00am - 10:00am Aqua - Deep
      16+yrs

      Deep water aquafit allows you to use the resistance of the water in a full range of motion to maximize your workout. A non-impact cardio workout that strengthens the entire body using water resistance and flotation belts.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Main Pool
    • 9:15am - 10:30am Strength – Max
      16+yrs

      A barbell-focused total-body strength class that will take your muscular strength and endurance to the max!

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 10:15am - 11:00am Aqua - Deep
      16+yrs (with Shallow)

      Deep water aquafit allows you to use the resistance of the water in a full range of motion to maximize your workout. A non-impact cardio workout that strengthens the entire body using water resistance and flotation belts.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Main Pool
    • 10:45am - 11:45am Yoga
      16+yrs

      Continue your pursuit of health, balance and harmony by expanding upon the many postures and techniques of yoga. These classes improve circulation, strength and flexibility while increasing mindfulness and breath awareness.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 11:00am - 3:45pm Open Gym
      12+yrs

      Drop-in for open gym time. Bring a friend or meet new people while playing the game of your choice.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 12:00pm - 12:45pm Cardio Dance
      16+yrs

      Shake up your workout with this dance infused workout.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 1:00pm - 1:45pm Walking Towards Balance
      16+yrs

      Walk your way to improved fitness, one step at a time. With the support of a certified YMCA instructor, participants will improve their cardiovascular fitness, core strength and confidence. Progressive activities will be offered including walking, strength activities and balance training. This program is ideal for the active older adult, those who are new to exercise and anyone who loves to walk!

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Indoor Track
    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm Yoga – Level 1
      16+yrs

      Yoga with a gentle touch designed for beginners and the active older adult. Poses will focus on developing balance, strength and flexibility.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Group Power
      16+yrs

      Group Power® will blast all your muscles with a 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! POWER UP!

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium

    Children's Registered Programs

    • 5:00pm - 6:00pm Atomic Volleyball
      9–12yrs

      This is a partnership program with the Volleyball Alberta Association providing children with an introduction to volleyball in a fun and non-competitive environment. Skill development will be based on the Canadian Volleyball Association Atomic Volleyball program curriculum. Games will focus on the Learn to Train stage of the CS4L LTAD model (see Physical Literacy page).

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium

    Play Care (Child Minding)

    • 9:00am - 1:30pm Play Care
      6wks–12yrs (Pre-Booking Required)
      This pre-booked service offers parents the chance to utilize programming while their children enjoy a safe, interactive and fun environment. In order to be eligible for the member rate the child must be a YMCA of Northern Alberta member. Space is limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Block bookings for the sessions are available. Please call to see if there is child minding available...
      Castle Downs Family YMCA Play Care Room

    Preschool Drop-In Programs

    • 12:00pm - 8:00pm Indoor Playground – Parented
      Walking-6yrs (Parented)

      Are your kids asking to go to the playground but the weather outside isn’t cooperating? Come play with your children in our indoor playground which has a variety of equipment suitable for children walking to six years. No food or drink allowed in playground for children or parents. Socks must be worn at all times. Parented play area - adult supervision required.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Indoor Playground
    • 4:00pm - 6:00pm All Sorts of Play
      3–12yrs

      Our All Sorts of Play program has a variety of activities on rotation for your child.  This program fosters social development and physical literacy skills, and allows your child to experience a variety of program options.  Every month a new schedule allows for new activities, including active and creative options like crafts, active play and sports.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA

    Preschool Registered Programs

    • 9:00am - 11:00am Fun Factory – Playschool (3–5yrs)
      3–5yrs (MWF Session)
      (September – June) A great YMCA Play to Learn playschool program that encourages children to develop their creativity, imagination, social skills and movement through a variety of activities. Preschool participants must register for September through June. This program is not available for Y-Online Registration, please visit Member Sales and Service for more information or to register today...
      Castle Downs Family YMCA Hall
    • 1:00pm - 3:00pm Fun Factory – Playschool (4–5yrs)
      4–5yrs (MWF Session)
      (September – June) A great YMCA Play to Learn playschool program for children 4–5 years of age and entering Kindergarten the following year. This preschool program focuses on developing skills through physical literacy, learning with intent, healthy child development and much more. Participants must register for September through June. This program is not available for Y-Online...
      Castle Downs Family YMCA Hall

    Youth Drop-In Programs

    • 7:00pm - 10:00pm Teen Night
      13–18yrs

      YMCA Teen Night provides an opportunity for youth aged 13–18 to participate in various activities in all centre areas. Activities may include recreational sports, swimming, conditioning, and fitness or dance classes. Appropriate workout attire and footwear required. Meet friends, get fit!

      Must bring photo ID to register.

       

      Castle Downs Family YMCA

    Youth Registered Programs

    • 6:00pm - 7:00pm 3 X 3 Youth Basketball League
      Grades 7–12
      This 3 X 3 hybrid program/league is a partnership program with Basketball Alberta, providing youth with an introduction to basketball league play in a fun and semi-competitive environment. Skill development will be based on drills from Basketball Alberta; activities that support on the Train to Train stage of the CS4L LTAD model (see Physical Literacy page) and FIBA style/rules 3 X 3. The use of...
      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Leader-in-Training (LIT)
      12 - 18yrs
      Have fun, make friends and prepare for the real world! Make friends, learn valuable skills and prepare for the real world by joining the Leader-in-Training (LIT) program, a ten-month program for youths. Have fun with your peers in exciting team-building activities and build your resume by participating in rewarding volunteer opportunities that teach skills and benefit the local community. WHAT IS...
      Castle Downs Family YMCA
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