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Active Y Kids

Through a variety of activities and fun games Active Y Kids offers a chance for children to improve and sustain a healthy lifestyle. This program incorporates cardiovascular exercise and muscle conditioning, nutrition and self-development education to improve overall health.

Atomic Volleyball

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.

Active Y Kids

Through a variety of activities and fun games Active Y Kids offers a chance for children to improve and sustain a healthy lifestyle. This program incorporates cardiovascular exercise and muscle conditioning, nutrition and self-development education to improve overall health.

Badminton Club (9–12yrs)

Recreation-based sport club to improve physical literacy and badminton skills while introducing team strategy concepts and rules of badminton. The program will focus on both doubles and singles play rules and skills: running, jumping, striking, serving, diverse badminton shots and game-play strategies. Progressive drills, skill-based fun games and modified games are used to improve competence and...

Atomic Volleyball

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.

Badminton Club (9–12yrs)

Recreation-based sport club to improve physical literacy and badminton skills while introducing team strategy concepts and rules of badminton. The program will focus on both doubles and singles play rules and skills: running, jumping, striking, serving, diverse badminton shots and game-play strategies. Progressive drills, skill-based fun games and modified games are used to improve competence and...

Creative Arts

Get creative! This program includes workshops in everything from visual arts, dramatic arts, music, film, and photography.

Floor Hockey (9–12yrs)

A recreation-based sport course to develop physical literacy, basic skills and introduce some team strategy concepts and rules of floor hockey. The program will focus on team and individual skills: running, shooting, stick handling, passing, systems and team-play strategies. Progressive drills,skill-based activities and modified games are used to improve competence and confidence in a fun...

Family Play

Fun for the whole family! Join us on Saturday mornings for our Family Play drop-in. Activities include crafts, games, parachute, bouncey castle, video games, air hockey, ping pong, fooseball and giant board games. All ages welcome! YOUth Centre passes accepted.

Floor Hockey (6-7yrs)

Stick handle your way to fun with our floor hockey program. We teach all the fundamentals including shooting and passing to help your skills develop. In keeping with YMCA philosophies, the hockey traditions of teamwork and sportsmanship make this class a must for the next wave of little MVPs. Participants are placed in age appropriate groupings.

Jr. NBA

This program is run by BasketballAlberta right at your local YMCA!The Jr. NBA provides an entry level basketball program foryoung children in a fun and active learning environment. Programwill include age-appropriateequipment (smaller/lighterbasketball and lower adjustablehoops) with modified games. Play will focus on theActive Start stage of the CS4L LTAD model. Participants will also receivea...

Drop-In Creative Arts (6-7yrs)

Get creative! This program includes workshops in everything from visual arts, dramatic arts, music, film and photography.

Floor Hockey (9–12yrs)

A recreation-based sport course to develop physical literacy, basic skills and introduce some team strategy concepts and rules of floor hockey. The program will focus on team and individual skills: running, shooting, stick handling, passing, systems and team-play strategies. Progressive drills,skill-based activities and modified games are used to improve competence and confidence in a fun...

Fun Friday

Want somewhere for your children to go on Friday afternoons that there is no school? Bring them to Fun Friday! This Wood Buffalo Region program will include a variety of different activities including swimming, playing sports, creating art, movie days, special guests and much more! To register come by 221 Tundra Drive. View the Fun Friday Poster (PDF)

Indoor Playground – 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.

Indoor Soccer (6-7yrs)

Explore the popular sport of soccer within the YMCA learning environment. Learn all the essentials, and even some tricks, as you pass and dribble your way through this fun filled program.

Indoor Soccer (8-9yrs)

Explore the popular sport of soccer within the YMCA learning environment. Learn all the essentials, and even some tricks, as you pass and dribble your way through this fun filled program.

Drop-In Dodgeball

Have you mastered the 5 D’s of Dodgeball (Dodge, Duck, Dip,Dive, and Dodge)? Rally your friends together and join us!

Drop-In Family Play

A drop-in play group program for parents, infantsand preschool aged children. Activities includecolouring, crafts, parachute games, bouncy castle,dress up, obstacle courses, and an imagination station with toys, books, puzzles, and more! Coffee,juice and light snacks provided!

Jamie Platz Family Zone

It’s time to get back to the things that matter! At the YMCA, we care about the same things you care about: raising healthy and resilient kids, ensuring youth feel confident and supported, and helping people feel healthy and connected to others in the community. The ‘YMCA Family Zone’ is a place where children and adults can play, learn and engage together. Open all day, every...

Drop-In Floor Hockey (6–9yrs)

Stickhandle your way to fun with our floor hockeyprogram. We teach all the fundamentals includingshooting and passing to help your skills develop.In keeping with YMCA values, the hockey traditionsof teamwork and sportsmanship make this class amust for the next wave of little MVPs. Participants are placed in age-appropriate groupings.

Drop-In Fun Friday

Want somewhere for your children to go on Fridayafternoons with no school? Bring them to FunFriday! This program includes a variety of differentactivities including swimming, sports, creating art,movie days, special guests, and much more!

Judo (6-13yrs)

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...

Nature Agents

Exploration of nature increases children’s creativity and imagination, while developing an appreciation for the world around them. Participants will do scavenger hunts, play games, nature hikes, nature crafts, survival activities, make friends, and have fun!

Night at the Y (6–9yrs)

Do you want a night out without the kids? The YMCA has you covered - bring your kids to the YMCA for an evening of supervised fun while you have some time to yourself. Activities include swimming, games, crafts and movies. Please pack an allergen-aware snack.

Original Y Sports

This is a partnership program with Basketball Alberta and Volleyball Alberta providing children with an introduction to basketball and volleyball in a fun and non-competitive environment. Skill development will be based off the Steve Nash Basketball and Mini-Volley program curricula. Games and activities will focus on the Fundamentals stage of the CS4L LTAD model.

Mommy/Daddy Snack and Chat – Parented

Drop-in playgroup program! Activities will include: a coloring/simple craft station parachute games bouncy castle a play station with toys, books, puzzles, dress up etc. Coffee/juice and light snacks will be provided.

Drop-In Indoor Soccer (6–9yrs)

Explore the popular sport of soccer within the YMCA learning environment. Learn all the essentials, and even some tricks, as you pass and dribble your way through this fun filled program.

Positively Scientific

Find out how things work, make a mess or just learn something new. We’ll explore biology, chemistry and physics in a child-friendly manner. Let us help your child become a budding Einstein.

Night at the Y (6–9yrs)

Do you want a night out without the kids? The YMCA has you covered - bring your kids to the YMCA for an evening of supervised fun while you have some time to yourself. Activities include swimming, games, crafts and movies. Please pack an allergen-aware snack.

Original Y Sports

This is a partnership program with Basketball Alberta and Volleyball Alberta providing children with an introduction to basketball and volleyball in a fun and non-competitive environment. Skill development will be based off the Steve Nash Basketball and Mini-Volley program curricula. Games and activities will focus on the Fundamentals stage of the CS4L LTAD model.

SNYB Tournament and Skills Contest

Test your game play and skills out at an Association-wide event open to all Steve Nash Youth Basketball participants. Games,skills and drills will focus on the ‘Learning to Train’stage of the CS4L LTAD model. Round RobinTournament using 3 on 3 FIBA rules. Open to allSteve Nash Youth Basketball Players in the Edmonton and Area. Parent spectators arewelcome. Rules of Fair play and...

Soccer (6–9yrs)

A recreation-based sport course to improve physical literacy, basic soccer skills and introduce some team concepts and rules of soccer. The program will focus on basic skills: running, kicking, dribbling and stopping. Progressive drills, skill-based games and modified scrimmages will be used to improve competence and confidence in a fun atmosphere. Games will focus on the Fundamentals stage of...

Soccer (9–12yrs)

A recreation-based sport course to improve physical literacy, basic soccer skills and introduce some team concepts and rules of soccer. The program will focus on basic skills: running, kicking, dribbling and stopping. Progressive drills, skill-based games and modified scrimmages will be used to improve competence and confidence in a fun atmosphere. Games will focus on the Fundamentals stage of...

SNYB Tournament and Skills Contest

Test your game play and skills out at an Association-wide event open to all Steve Nash Youth Basketball participants. Games,skills and drills will focus on the ‘Learning to Train’stage of the CS4L LTAD model. Round RobinTournament using 3 on 3 FIBA rules. Open to allSteve Nash Youth Basketball Players in the Edmonton and Area. Parent spectators arewelcome. Rules of Fair play and...

Soccer (9–12yrs)

A recreation-based sport course to improve physical literacy, basic soccer skills and introduce some team concepts and rules of soccer. The program will focus on basic skills: running, kicking, dribbling and stopping. Progressive drills, skill-based games and modified scrimmages will be used to improve competence and confidence in a fun atmosphere. Games will focus on the Fundamentals stage of...

Sportball (5–7yrs)

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...

Drop-In Science Explorers (6–7yrs)

Children are invited to explore the wonders of science through our Science Explorers program. Each class will feature hands-on activities and experiments designed to stimulate the natural curiosity of the child.

Drop-In Science Explorers (8–12yrs)

Children are invited to explore the wonders of science through our Science Explorers program. Each class will feature hands-on activities and experiments designed to stimulate the natural curiosity of the child.

Sports of All Sorts

Calling all sportsters! Participants will practice physical literacy skills in sport-based games. Sports of all Sorts will focus on sports like soccer, floor hockey, basketball, and more! This is a weekly program based on our popular camp.

Sports of All Sorts

Calling all sportsters! Participants will practice physical literacy skills in sport-based games. Sports of all Sorts will focus on sports like soccer, floor hockey, basketball, and more! This is a weekly program based on our popular camp.

Steve Nash Youth Basketball – SNYB (7–9yrs)

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...

Steve Nash Youth Basketball – SNYB (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...

Steve Nash Youth Basketball – SNYB (7–9yrs)

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...

Steve Nash Youth Basketball – SNYB (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...

Tchoukball (9–12yrs)

Pronounced ‘Juke-ball’, this is an indoor team sportthat is designed for players to avoid the injuries thatare sustained in so many other sports. Described asa utopian sport that provides opportunities forchildren and youth, Tchoukball is played with oneball, two rebound frames, and a whole lot of fun! If your child loves playing as a part of a teamenvironment, and enjoys learning new...

Storytelling

Children will explore the art of storytelling through writing, drawing, sculpting, moving, singing and playing. Children will be encouraged to use their imagination while exploring the magic of storytelling from concept to completion. Children will learn public speaking, leadership and teamwork skills while having fun in this facilitator lead group environment.

Y Kids After School

YMCA provides a night for kids age 7 to 13 play a variety of games, including our Wii systems that get kids moving in a fun and engaging way.

Tchoukball

Pronounced ‘Juke-ball’, this is an indoor team sportthat is designed for players to avoid the injuries thatare sustained in so many other sports. Described asa utopian sport that provides opportunities forchildren and youth, Tchoukball is played with oneball, two rebound frames, and a whole lot of fun! If your child loves playing as a part of a teamenvironment, and enjoys learning new...