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

Wednesday

    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
    • 9:15am - 10:15am Group Fight
      16+yrs

      Group Fight is for anyone wanting a challenging, athletic, and motivating workout. It’s explosive, electric, and thrilling. MMA moves drive a great cardio experience that also strengthens the entire body. It’s a great way to add variety to your training and improve timing, precision, and focus. Plus it’s a great way to kick stress out of your life!

      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 – Level 1
      16+yrs

      A combination of lower and no-impact cardio, strength, flexibility, core and balance training. An ideal class for the active older adult or those just beginning to exercise.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 10:30am - 11:30am Mind and Body – Bender Ball
      16+yrs

      Core workout on the floor using Bender Balls (mats and ball provided).

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 11:45am - 12:45pm 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
    • 1:00pm - 1:45pm Warm Water
      16+yrs

      A class specifically designed for those with arthritis and other mobility issues. The shallow, warm water helps to relieve stiffness, increase range of motion and allow for a safe low-impact cardio and strength workout.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Teach Pool
    • 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 - 7:00pm 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
    • 6:15pm - 7:15pm 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.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 7:20pm - 7:50pm 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.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 7:30pm - 10:15pm 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
    • 8:00pm - 9:00pm 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

    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 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
    • 7:20pm - 7:50pm 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

    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
    • 1:15pm - 2:15pm Sportball (3–5yrs)
      3–5yrs
      This is a partnership program with Sportball. Sportball is a multi-sport program, introducing children to the fundamental concepts and skills behind eight popular ball sports: baseball, football, basketball, golf, hockey, soccer, tennis, and volleyball. The equipment that we use isage-appropriate and sized just right for the children in our programs. Skill development will be based off the...
      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 2:15pm - 3:15pm Sportball (3–5yrs)
      3–5yrs
      This is a partnership program with Sportball. Sportball is a multi-sport program, introducing children to the fundamental concepts and skills behind eight popular ball sports: baseball, football, basketball, golf, hockey, soccer, tennis, and volleyball. The equipment that we use isage-appropriate and sized just right for the children in our programs. Skill development will be based off the...
      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
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