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

Tuesday

    Adult Drop-In Programs

    • 6:00am - 7:00am 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
    • 6:00am - 6:45am 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
    • 6:00am - 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 TRX – Level 1
      16+yrs

      This drop-in program utilizes the TRX Suspension Trainer to deliver a total-body workout regardless of age and fitness level. If you want to perform and look your best, TRX is the perfect tool for you. Safely perform hundreds of exercises that build power, strength, flexibility, balance, mobility, and prevent injuries, all at the intensity you choose.

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    • 8:00am - 8:45am 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
    • 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!

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    • 9:00am - 10:00am Strength – Total Body
      16+yrs

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

      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.

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    • 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 - 11:15am 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.

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    • 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.

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    • 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
    • 12:00pm - 12:45pm 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
    • 12:15pm - 2:15pm 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.

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    • 1:30pm - 2:00pm 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
    • 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!

      Jamie Platz 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Studio
    • 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 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
    • 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 - 9:15pm Tai Chi – Level 1
      16+yrs

      The meditation and martial arts-based format will help improve range of motion, balance, flexibility, breathing, and the mind/body connection. Tai Chi increases bone density, strength, stamina, agility and balance with gentle flowing movements.

      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
    • 9:15pm - 10:00pm Tai Chi – Level 2
      16+yrs

      Continue to build on movement patterns learned in Level 1, improving your overall health and reducing tension while building strength, balance, agility and coordination.

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    Adult Registered Programs

    • 1:15pm - 2:15pm 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.

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    Children's Registered Programs

    • 4:00pm - 4:45pm Steve Nash Youth Basketball – SNYB (9–12yrs)
      9–12yrs
      Steve Nash Youth Basketball is a national youth basketball initiative designed to develop fundamental skills, sportsmanship and a love for the game of basketball. This is a partnership program with Basketball Alberta using the SNYB curriculum. Progressive drills, skill-based games and modified scrimmages will be used to improve competence in a fun atmosphere. Games and drills will focus on the...
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    • 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.

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    • 5:00pm - 5:45pm Steve Nash Youth Basketball – SNYB (9–12yrs)
      9–12yrs
      Steve Nash Youth Basketball is a national youth basketball initiative designed to develop fundamental skills, sportsmanship and a love for the game of basketball. This is a partnership program with Basketball Alberta using the SNYB curriculum. Progressive drills, skill-based games and modified scrimmages will be used to improve competence in a fun atmosphere. Games and drills will focus on the...
      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...
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    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.

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    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...
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    • 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...
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    Youth Drop-In Programs

    • 7:30pm - 9:00pm Youth Floor Hockey
      Grades 7–12

      A recreational drop-in program to develop basic skills and introduce some team concepts and rules of floor hockey. Games will reflect a recreational league-style play.

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