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

Wednesday

    Adult Drop-In Programs

    • 6:00am - 7:00am 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.

      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 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 - 8:50am 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!

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    • 8:15am - 8:45am 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Squash Court
    • 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 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.

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    • 9:00am - 10:00am Step
      16+yrs

      A choreographed cardio workout to challenge your coordination and stamina through a traditional step workout.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 10:00am - 10:45am 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
    • 10:15am - 11:15am 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.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 10:15am - 11:15am 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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    • 11:30am - 12:15pm 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.

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    • 11:30am - 1:15pm 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.

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    • 12:15pm - 1:00pm 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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    • 4:30pm - 5:15pm 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.

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    • 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!

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    • 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.

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    • 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 - 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
    • 8:30pm - 9:30pm 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.

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    • 9:00pm - 11:30pm Drop-In Soccer
      16+yrs

      This skill-based version of soccer emphasizes skill, passing and control using small nets and low-bounce futsal ball in a game format. Shin pads are optional.

      Jamie Platz Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 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

    • 1:30pm - 2:30pm 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.

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    • 8:15pm - 10:00pm Judo
      16+yrs
      Judo is a sport that employs throwing and grapplingtechniques to control your opponent. Programdevelops self-discipline and fitness for all levels. Themain focus of the YMCA Judo program is excellencethrough fun. This class runs September to June (nonew participants accepted after September 30). Please note that there is a mandatory Judo Albertamembership fee of $70–80 depending on age. A...
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    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 (MWF 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 (MWF 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

    • 6:30pm - 9:00pm Youth Soccer
      Grades 7–12

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

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