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

Monday

    Adult Drop-In Programs

    • 5:30am - 9:00am 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
    • 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 - 10:15am Boot Camp
      16+yrs

      Challenge your fitness level with these variety-set high-intensity workouts that utilize various equipment and your bodyweight. All boot camps consist of a mix of cardio and strength training designed to improve balance, speed, agility and coordination.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 10:15am - 11:15am Cardio Dance
      16+yrs

      Shake up your workout with this dance infused workout.

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

      A low-impact cardiovascular workout held in the pool. The class allows you to use the water’s resistance to increase muscular strength while working to maximize your cardiovascular system.
      An ideal class for the active older adult or those just beginning to exercise.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Main Pool
    • 10:30am - 11:30am Cardio and Strength – HIIT
      16+yrs (Level 1)

      Get ready to sweat with this heart-pumping interval workout. High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves short bursts of high-intensity activity followed by short rest and recovery periods. HIIT provides a mix of cardio and strength training in a challenging and fast-paced format.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 11:30am - 12:30pm 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
    • 1:15pm - 2:15pm Pickleball
      16+yrs

      Pickleball is a court sport best described as halfway between tennis and ping pong. Participant organized drop-in play for any skill level. Equipment provided.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 2:30pm - 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
    • 6:00pm - 7:15pm 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
    • 6:00pm - 6:45pm Cyclefit
      16+yrs

      A high-intensity class which utilizes various drills on the Keiser M3 bike to challenge your cardio fitness. Instructors will lead you through hills, drills, intervals and sprints. Because the tension on the bike is controlled by each participant, all fitness levels are accommodated.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 7:00pm - 7:30pm Drop-In Fitness Orientation
      8+yrs
      Workout Centre Staff and Volunteers start your YMCA experience with a tour of the Workout Centre, including etiquette and safety information. Need help getting started? Our staff can also answer questions about specific exercises and machines. Members and guests who are 8–14 years of age are required to attend an orientation before using the Workout Centre. Members who are 8–11 years...
      Castle Downs Family YMCA Workout Centre
    • 7:00pm - 7:30pm Strength – Core
      16+yrs

      Develop a strong foundation in your hips, abs and lower back to prevent injuries and improve posture and balance. A variety of equipment may be used: from bodyweight to BOSU Balls to Bender Balls and everything in between. Class will focus on strength of core muscle groups with a relaxation and stretching component included.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 7:20pm - 8:20pm Zumba®
      16+yrs

      The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. No dance experience required and suitable for all fitness levels.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 7:30pm - 8:30pm 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 Hall
    • 7:30pm - 8:30pm Cardio and Strength – HIIT
      16+yrs

      Get ready to sweat with this heart-pumping interval workout. High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves short bursts of high-intensity activity followed by short rest and recovery periods. HIIT provides a mix of cardio and strength training in a challenging and fast-paced format.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 8:30pm - 10:00pm Drop-In Floor Hockey
      16+yrs

      Recreational floor hockey for players of all levels. Please provide your own helmet and note that only plastic blades are to be used. Sign up at Member Services 15 minutes prior to start. Public must pay a drop-in fee each time they play.

       

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium

    Adult Registered Programs

    • 12:00pm - 1:00pm Strollerobics
      Family

      Moms or Dads bring your baby and your stroller to this cardio-based class, designed to improve your strength and stamina. This class is suitable for all fitness levels.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 1:15pm - 2:15pm Bridge to Wellness – Level 1
      16+yrs

      Bridge to Wellness is a YMCA program designed to help participants get started in a regular fitness program, develop social contacts and increase their general knowledge of health. Led by experienced staff, Bridge to Wellness will combine activities to improve participants’ balance, endurance, mobility, strength and confidence.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA
    • 6:15pm - 7:15pm Women’s Only Fitness
      16+yrs

      Participate in fitness classes designed for and taught by women in a women-only environment. This program will offer women the opportunity to work out, meet, and socialize with other women. This class focuses on core and strength exercises with some cardio components to provide a workout for all levels.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA
    • 7:20pm - 8:20pm Zumba®
      16+yrs

      The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. No dance experience required and suitable for all fitness levels.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 8:30pm - 10:00pm Floor Hockey
      16+yrs

      Recreational floor hockey for players of all levels. Please provide your own helmet and note that only plastic blades are to be used.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium

    Children's Registered Programs

    • 5:00pm - 6:00pm Tae Kwon Do
      6+yrs

      Tae Kwon Do provides aerobic exercise and improves flexibility, concentration, and overall well-being. Participants will develop fitness, confidence, and self-defence skills in this program led by qualified instructors.

      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
    • 6:00pm - 8:15pm 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
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