Jamie Platz Family YMCA - Programs and Classes - Spring I 2017

Thursday

    Adult Drop-In Programs

    • 6:00am - 6:45am 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Teach Pool
    • 8:00am - 8:45am Strength – Barre
      16+yrs

      The Barre program uses ballet-based fitness movements and applied functional exercises that create core strength, improve flexibility and posture for all levels of fitness.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Studio
    • 8:00am - 8:45am Aqua 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. Public registration available (eight classes for $111). See Member Services for details.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Teach Pool
    • 9:00am - 10:00am 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!

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 9:00am - 9:45am 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Teach Pool
    • 9:00am - 10:00am 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Studio
    • 10:15am - 11:15am 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Studio
    • 10:15am - 10:45am Synrgy 360 Circuit
      16+yrs

      Using the Synrgy 360 system, work your way from station to station in this cardio and strength based workout. Your fitness level will be challenged with various equipment and bodyweight-based exercises.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Workout Centre
    • 10:15am - 11:45am 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 11:30am - 12:30pm Strength – Total Body
      16+yrs (Level 1)

      A whole-body strength-training class focusing on endurance and coordination.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Studio
    • 2:00pm - 3:30pm 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Studio
    • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Strength – Total Body
      16+yrs

      A whole-body strength-training class focusing on endurance and coordination.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Studio
    • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Aikido
      16+yrs

      This nonviolent martial art will teach you to turn the energy of your attacker against them while increasing your strength, stamina and balance.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Multipurpose Room
    • 6:00pm - 7:00pm High Fitness
      16+yrs
      HIGH Fitness is a hardcore funfitness class that incorporatesinterval training with music youlove, and intense easy to follow fitness choreography. It combines fun (pop songs old and new that you know and love), with intensity(intervals, plyometrics, and cardio), and consistency (each song has a specific routine). This makes a recipe for success, repeat participation, and results! HIGH Fitness...
      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 6:30pm - 7:00pm 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...
      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Workout Centre
    • 7:00pm - 7:15pm Strength – Core
      16+yrs (aka Abs Class)

      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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Workout Centre
    • 7:15pm - 8:15pm 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Studio
    • 7:30pm - 8:15pm 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Teach Pool
    • 8:30pm - 9:30pm 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Studio
    • 9:00pm - 9:15pm Strength – Core
      16+yrs (aka Abs Class)

      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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Workout Centre

    Adult Registered Programs

    • 12:45pm - 1:45pm Bridge to Wellness – Level 1
      16+yrs (Land)

      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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA
    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm Bridge to Wellness – Level 1
      16+yrs (Pool)

      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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Main Pool

    Children's Registered Programs

    • 4:30pm - 5:30pm 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA
    • 4:45pm - 5:45pm 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).

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Gymnasium

    Play Care (Child Minding)

    • 8:45am - 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...
      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Multipurpose Room
    • 4:00pm - 8:15pm Play Care
      6wks–12yrs
      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...
      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Enquire at Front Desk

    Preschool Drop-In Programs

    • 4:00pm - 8:15pm 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA

    Preschool Registered Programs

    • 9:00am - 11:00am Fun Factory – Playschool (3–5yrs)
      3–5yrs (Tue/Thu Morning 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...
      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Enquire at Front Desk
    • 1:00pm - 3:00pm Fun Factory – Playschool (3–5yrs)
      3–5yrs (Tue/Thu Afternoon 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...
      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Enquire at Front Desk

    Youth Registered Programs

    • 7:30pm - 8:30pm 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...
      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Gymnasium
    Please click download icon on page to download a print-friendly PDF schedule.