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School success isn't always easy or simple. A lot of people just need a little extra help to do well. Get the help you need to reach your academic potential at the YMCA.

Book Club

The Book Club program is designed to engage children in the world of literature by offering an eight week program that guides children step-by-step though the exciting world of chapter books and encourages a love of reading and books. Designed as a follow-up to the Project L.E.A.P. program (although Project L.E.A.P. is not a prerequisite), Book Club aims to provide additional literacy support to...

Homework Help

Homework Help offers school-aged students an opportunity to complete their homework with the help of a facilitator right after school. It is a fun and comfortable social environment which will encourage peer tutoring and promote the importance of literacy and skill building through school work. Homework Help at the YMCA Family Resource Centre is Thursdays 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Positive Discipline

During eight weekly sessions, this course provides a foundation for parents. It is a set of principles that can be applied in a wide range of situations, not just those that occur during challenging times. Positive Discipline is about long-term solutions that help to develop your child’s self-discipline and will teach courtesy, non-violence, empathy, self-respect, human rights and respect...

Project LEAP

The Project L.E.A.P. (Literacy, Education and Play) program is designed for children in grades 4, 5 and 6 who would benefit from additional literacy support. The program is intended to help build critical reading comprehension and writing skills that will assist children to develop a lifelong love of reading as well as succeed in both school and life. Within each hour and a half class, Project...

YOUth Brain and Train

The Eagle Ridge YOUth Centre is now offering a homework and exercise club for 9-14 year olds! Youth will get time to complete homework in a supportive environment and then have a chance to stay active and work towards and increased fitness level! The homework portion will take place in one of our board rooms and the fitness component will take place in the Studio.