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Aquatics

Aquatic Fitness

Drop-In Aqua – Boot Camp

Deep water boot camp allows you to use theresistance of the water in a full range of motion tomaximize your strength and cardio workout. This is aworkout that strengthens the entire body using...

Drop-In Aqua – Shallow/Deep

A low-impact cardiovascular workout held in the pool. This class allows you to use the water’s resistance to increase muscular strength while working to maximize your cardiovascular fitness...

Youth Triathlon

A Triathlon combines three sports: swimming, biking and running. Are you interested in learning more about Triathlons and the training behind the sport? In this program, you’ll have the chance...

Swim Clubs

Bronze Club

Are you interested in building strong knowledge, swim, and rescue skills? Join Bronze Club, a fun, social way to learn all of the bronze skills - you will apply to future classes like Bronze Star,...

Drop-In Triathlon Swim

Specialized drills and activities to enhance your triathlon event timings.

Swim Lessons

Drop-In Adult Swim Lessons

Adults will progress at their own pace without the pressure of completing levels within the typical lesson structure and time frame. This program is designed to establish comfort and confidence in...

Drop-In Teen Swim Lessons

This program is designed for teens who want to improve their swimming abilities and lifesaving skills. Participants have the option of completing the YMCA Learn to Swim program. Make Friends: make...

Public Swim Lessons

Adults will progress at their own pace without the pressure of completing levels within the typical lesson structure and time frame. This program is designed to establish comfort and confidence in...

Seasonal Swim Lessons

Seasonal Swim Lessons will use the Continuous Swim Lesson format. Seasonal lessons are different from Continuous swim lessons in that parents will be required to sign up for each season....

Camps

After School Camp

After School Camp provides after school care for children in grades 1-6 at either Walter and Galdys Hill Public School or St. Kateri Catholic Elementary School. Participants will be picked up from...

2019 Day Camp Survey

2019 Day Camp Survey

Hurry! Chance to win a week of camp in 2020! Surveys will stay open until September 6th.

PD Day Camps - Professional Development Day Camps

PD Day Camp (6-12yrs)

Bring your child in for a day of fun-filled activities. Give your child the opportunity to experience games and crafts.

Child Care

Early Years Child Care

Edmonton

YMCA St. Monica Child Care

Located in St. Monica Elementary School, 14710 53 AVE, Edmonton.  Early Years Child Care for children 19 months - 6 years old.

Kindercare Child Care

Edmonton

YMCA St. John XXIII Child Care

Located at 365 Windemere Rd, Edmonton. Kindercare for children enrolled in Kindergarten.

YMCA St. Paul Child Care

Located in St. Paul Elementary school, 14410 96 AVE, Edmonton. Kindercare for children enrolled in Kindergarten.

Grande Prairie

YMCA Alexander Forbes Child Care

Llocated in Alexander Forbes The Academy School, 7240 Poplar Drive (Grande Prairie). Kindercare for children enrolled in Kindergarten.

Out of School | Before and After School Child Care

Grande Prairie

YMCA Alexander Forbes Child Care

Located in Alexander Forbes The Academy School, 7240 Poplar Drive, Grande Prairie. Out of School | Before and After School Care for children enrolled in Kindergarten - Grade 6.

Education and Training

Active Preschool

This parented program encourages children to develop social and physical skills. Program includes structured and unstructured play, learning activities, and quality physical literacy experiences....

Academic Supports

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...

Literacy Learners 1

Literacy learners 1, formerly known as Project LEAP. Literacy Learners 1 is designed for students in grades 4-6. This program provides literacy support while increasing a positive attitude towards...

Literacy Learners 2

This program (formerly Book Club)is the follow-up to Literacy Learners 1 (it’s not a requirement, but it is, however, highly recommended). While exploring a chapter book, your child will...

Certifications

Instructor Certifications

First Aid Instructor

Standard First Aid and AEC Instructors/Examiners teach and evaluate first aid skills in both aquatic and non-aquatic environments. Candidates are required to present lesson topics and teach during...

Lifesaving Instructor Course

Lifesaving instructors are trained to teach and evaluate the three Canadian Swim Patrol Program awards, as well as the Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, Lifesaving Fitness and Distinction...

Lifesaving Instructor Recertification

This is a recertification course for LSI instructors.

Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards.

National Lifeguard Instructor Clinic

The National Lifeguard (NL) Instructor/ Examiner clinic prepares candidates to teach and evaluate NL courses. Candidates learn specific strategies designed to train lifeguards in advanced rescue...

YMCA Swim Instructor

Lifesaving instructors are trained to teach and evaluate the three Canadian Swim Patrol Program awards, as well as the Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, Lifesaving Fitness, Distinction...

First Aid and CPR Certifications

CPR-C/AED Certification

CPR-C covers all aspects of CPR skills and theory for adults, children and infants including two-rescuer CPR skills. CPR-C includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED. CPR-C...

CPR-C/AED Recertification

This is a recertification course for CPR-C/AED. Participants must bring their current CPR-C/AED Certificate to this course.

Prerequisites: Must hold a current CPR-C/AED certification.

Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED

Standard First Aid provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR. This course is for those who want an in-depth understanding of first aid such as: medical/legal...

Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED Recertification

This is a recertification course for Standard First Aid, CPR-C and AED. Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. Prerequisites: Must hold a current SFA...

Lifeguard Certifications

Bronze Cross Original

Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. This course is the prerequisite for all...

Bronze Cross Recertification

This is a recertification course for Lifesavers who currently hold or have held a Bronze Cross award. This is the prerequisite for all advanced-training programs including the National Lifeguard and...

Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross Original

The Bronze Medallion course teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn...

Bronze Medallion Original

The Bronze Medallion course teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn...

Bronze Star Original

The Bronze Star course is a pre-Bronze Medallion training standard and excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion. In Bronze Star, participants develop problem-solving and decision-making...

NL/AEC/O2 Original

The NL program develops basic lifeguarding skills, principles, and the decision-making process to help lifeguards evaluate and adapt to different aquatic facilities and emergencies. It is a minimum...

NL/AEC/O2 Recertification

This is a recertification course for National Lifeguard (NL–Pool), Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC), CPR-C, AED and Oxygen (O2). This course may not be separated into parts - participants must...

Child and Family Development

Arts and Crafts

Encourage your little budding artists’ creativity through theme-based classes that include painting, drawing, cutting and pasting. During the session, classes may also include stories and...

Gym and Crafts

Develop your toddler’s sense of adventure as he or she experiments with gym equipment and discovers an artistic side with crafts. Gym activities will focus on balance, spatial awareness,...

Parachute Games - Parented

Join us in the studio for a selection of fun and exciting parachute games. Each week will feature some new games, as well as some regular crowd favorites.

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.

Preschool Gym (0-6)

Develop your toddler’s sense of adventure as her or she experiments with gym equipment and discovers an artistic side with crafts. Gym activities will focus on balance, spatial awareness,...

Science Explorers

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...

Song and Dance - Parented

Encourage your child’s exploration of music through lively songs, rhythm and sounds. Your toddler’s experience will be further enhanced by dance, movement, and fun games to develop body...

Sports and Games

Is your child crazy about sports? Let him or her try fun new games and sports that help improve movement and skill development. All sports will be adapted to meet your child’s needs and...

Toddler Time – Parented

The YMCA is proud to provide a positive and fun environment where children can play and parents can socialize together.

Y Chefs - Youth

Y Chefs (Youth) is designed to help teach healthy eating habits and provide high levels of nutrition following Canada's Food Guide. Youth will cook the food on site as their 'after...

Y Preschool (3-5yrs)

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.

YMCA Purposeful Play Preschool 4-5yrs

The YMCA’s Purposeful Play Preschool is a 10-month kindergarten readiness program that encourages children to develop their creativity, imagination and social skills. While attending Purposeful...

Employment Services

Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap - BTG Edmonton

Bridging the Gap is a 20-week employment readiness program which enhances the skills of young job-seeking Albertans through a combination of an intensivetraining program as well as a 12-week work...

Bridging the Gap - BTG Wood Buffalo

Bridging the Gap is a 20-week employment readiness program which enhances the skills of young job-seeking Albertans through a combination of an intensivetraining program as well as a 12-week work...

Health and Fitness

Food and Nutrition

Kids in the Kitchen

Children prepare and taste a variety of simple recipes and also get the chance to read stories, make crafts, and practice kitchen safety skills.

Group Fitness

Boot Camps and HIIT

Boxing Boot Camp

An interval-style fast-paced workout that combines boxing and kickboxing drills with strength and cardio intervals.

Cardio and Strength – Westwood

Kettlebell / Cardio / Strength / Intervals / Yoga and Nutrition. Every class starts with a run – 30 minutes or 5 KM, whichever comes first – outdoors on the track, rain or shine. (Option...

HIIT Tabata Drop-In

Tabata training is the hottest trend in high-intensity, low- (or no-) equipment workouts. This structured interval workout consists of 20 seconds of all-out work, followed by 10 seconds of rest,...

Cyclefit Boot Camp

Challenge your fitness level with these variety sets; high intensity workouts that utilize various equipment and your bodyweight. This boot camp utilizes various drills on the Keiser bikes to...

Cycle Fitness

Cyclefit – Level 1 Drop-In

Join us for a new class designed for the active older adult and those just beginning to exercise. This class utilizes various drills such as hills, intervals and sprints on the Keiser M3i bike to...

Cyclefit – Level 2 Drop-In

This class builds on the skills learned in Level 1, with various drills such as hills, intervals and sprints on the Keiser M3i bike to challenge your cardio fitness.

Cyclefit and Yoga Drop-In

Enjoy the first 30 minutes of class doing different cycling drills on our Keiser M3 bikes to challenge your cardio fitness. End the last 30 mins with a good deep stretch with Yin Yoga.

Cyclefit – Level 2

Join us for a new class designed especially for the active older adult and those just beginning to exercise. This class builds on skills learned in Level 1 and utilizes various drills such as hills,...

Dance Fitness

Cardio Dance

Shake up your workout with this dance infused workout.

Cardio Fitness - Baby and Me

Bring your baby and your stroller to this cardio-based class designed to improve your strength and stamina.

Learn to Dance Drop-In

This is a beginner’s class, perfect for those who would love to dance, but don’t know how to begin. It’s a great way to learn the basic techniques of Salsa, Mambo, Rumba, Cha Cha,...

Learn to Dance

A beginner’s dance class, perfect for those who would love to dance, but don’t know how to begin. Learn to Danceis a great way of learning the basic techniques of Salsa, Mambo, Rumba, Cha...

Zumba Gold Drop-In

The Zumba Gold program is geared for active older adults and includes a chair workout. It is Zumba with modified moves and pace to suit the needs of the active older participant and those just...

Zumba Kids Drop-In

The Zumba Kids program is a version of the Zumba program designed for children. It is a high-energy class packed with specially choreographed routines and the latest music. Zumba Kids classes...

Zumba Sentao Drop-In

Looking to get some serious (core) work done. Pullup a chair and tone your entire body. Zumba Sentaocombines strength and resistance training withinnovative dance moves, using a chair as your...

Zumba Kids

The Zumba Kids program is a version of the Zumba program designed for children. It is a high-energy class packed with specially choreographed routines and the latest music. Zumba Kids classes...

Zumba Kids Jr.

The Zumba Kids Jr. program is a version of the Zumba program designed for young children. It is a high-energy class packed with specially choreographed routines and the latest music. Zumba Kids Jr....

Martial Arts

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Beginner Drop-In

Grappling-based martial art designed for self defence and sport. Learn leverage techniques to gain superior positions and finishing holds. Leg locks, arm locks, shoulder locks, wrist locks, take...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Intermediate Drop-In

Grappling-based martial art designed for self defence and sport. This class builds on techniques learned in the beginner course.

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...

Moh Pai Kung Fu Drop-In

This dynamic and fun martial arts class will challenge participants of all fitness and experience levels. Classes focus on different aspects of the self-defence martial art.

Self-Defence Drop-In

Learn self-defence skills in a safe and engaging environment. Beginner and advanced courses available.

Self-Defence

Learn self-defence skills in a safe and engaging environment.

Taekwondo

Taekwondo 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...

Tai Chi

A registered Tai Chi Program. Mediation andmartial arts based format will help improverange of motion, balance, flexibility, breathing,and the mind/body connection. Increase bonedensity, strength,...

Tai Chi – Level 1

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,...

Tai Chi – Level 2

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

Personal Training and Orientation

Body Composition

A YMCA CSEP-CPT certified staff member willevaluate your body composition including skinfolds, girth, height and weight measurements, andmake recommendations to help you reach yourgoals. Contact a...

External Personal Training

The YMCA is committed to providing the fitnessresources you need to realize your goals. Personaltrainers offer valuable services that will helpkeep you on track with your fitness goals. Whensupported...

Fitness Orientation Drop-In

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...

Group or Team Personal Training

Get the benefits of working with a certified personal trainer and the motivation of working out in a group. Group sizes can vary depending on program from 3–5 people. Sign up individually or...

InBody Body Composition Assessment

Weight can be misleading when used as anindicator of health. Anyone may experiencefrustration when your weight shows no change,even with exercise and improved nutrition. Yourbody is a complex...

Large Group Personal Training

Looking for a unique team building exercise or field trip for your team, school, office or club? Why not try some group training and team building at the YMCA with two certified personal trainers who...

OPEX Style Training (Fitness Coaching)

The YMCA is now offering "OPEX CCP On Journey" Coaches to help you meetyour individualfitness goals.Our coaches can help you maximize workout time in the gymand increase productivityout of...

Partner Personal Training

Bring a friend and work with a certified fitness professional to help you meet your goals. Our personal trainers will help you and your partner stay motivated, ensure proper technique and help you...

Personal Training

Work with a certified fitness professional to help you meet your goals. Our personal trainers will help you stay motivated, ensure proper technique and help you build an exercise program that meets...

Pre and Post Natal

Yoga – Prenatal

Yoga is a gentle way to help you adapt to the changes your body experiences during pregnancy and childbirth. Techniques learned will help strengthen your posture and help you feel calm and balanced...

Yoga – Prenatal

Yoga is a gentle way to help you adapt to the changes your body experiences during pregnancy and childbirth. Techniques learned will help strengthen your posture and help you feel calm and balanced...

Strength and Cardio

Adventure Race Training

Are you training for an Adventure Race like the Spartan Race, Mud Hero, Tough Mudder, Spartan Sprint, Death Race, or another similar race? Come build the strength, stamina, endurance, and willpower...

Cardio Step Drop-In

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

Holiday Sweat Drop-In

Get your workout in on the holiday and come for a class that is “Instructors Choice”! A variety of equipment will be used to keep this cardio and strength based workout challenging and...

Hi/Lo

Hi/lo is a choreographed class mixing high and low impact moves into stylished combinations.

Strength – Barre Baby and Me Drop-In

The Barre Baby & Me program is based on using Ballet based fitness movements and applied functional exercises that create core strength, improve flexibility and posture for ALL levels of fitness....

Strength – BOSU Body Drop-In

Bosu Body features combinations of cardio and strength drills that provide nonstop challenging workout that incorporates multiple types of training using the BOSU. Multiple level options allow for...

Strength – Circuit Training Drop-In

Strength and cardio intervals, timed sets and/or stations to make you sweat and maximize training results. Your fitness level will be challenged with various equipment and bodyweight exercises.

Strength – Max Drop-In

A barbell-focused total body strength class that will take your muscular strength and endurance to the max!

Strength – Women on Weights Drop-In

Develop strength, power, and confidence. Leave after the two days with a personalized full body program.

Strength – Women on Weights

Develop strength, power and confidence. Leave after the 2 days with a personalized full body program.

Strength – Barre

The Barre program uses ballet-based fitness movements and applied functional exercises that create core strength, improve flexibility and posture for all levels of fitness.

TRX – Level 2

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...

Strength – Total Body

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

Women’s Only Fitness

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...

Strollerobics

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.

TRX – Level 2

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...

Women’s Only Fitness

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...

Therapeutic and Health Management

AHS Step Forward

STEP Forward is an Alberta Health Services program, promoting regular, appropriate physical activity as a means to improved health and functional status. This supervised transitional exercise program...

Break Through

This class introduces muscle, bone, and ligament strengthening exercises designed specifically for those with arthritis or osteoporosis.

MYO Fascial Release and Restore Drop-In

Explore your body using the rejuvenating techniques of myofascial release in combination with active & passive forms of yoga as well as various other forms of movement that will rebalance &...

Walking Towards Balance Drop-In

Walk your way to improved fitness, one step at a time. With the support of a YMCA certified instructor, you’ll improve your cardiovascular fitness, core strength and confidence. Progressive...

Stretch and Mobility

A Group Exercise class that focuses on increasingmobility in specific problem areas including hips,ankles and shoulders as well as learn how tostabilize muscle groups in the core. With a...

Walking Towards Balance

Walk your way to improved fitness, one step at a time. With the support of a certified YMCA instructor, participants will improve their cardiovascular fitness, core strength and confidence....

Yoga for Back Health

A yoga program for those who want to strengthen their back or those dealing with chronic back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions. Poses are specifically designed to increase...

Yoga, Mind, and Body

Buti Yoga

Buti Yoga is a dynamic asana practice fused with primal movement, tribal dance and deep core engagement.

HIIT Yoga and Restorative Drop-In

HIIT Yoga + Restorativeis a blend of traditional yoga asanas combined with HIIT tempo movement. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is a cardio exercise strategy that alternates short periods of...

Joga Drop-In

Joga is an athletics-based style of Yoga, with a unique blend of postures, breathing techniques, and relaxation tools to find balance in strength and flexibility, improve breath control/recovery, and...

Mind and Body – Fusion Drop-In

Improve your flexibility, range of motion and balance while lowering your stress. This class offers a combination of Yoga, Pilates, and stretching.

Mindful Meditation Drop-In

Mindfulness is about being fully aware of whatever you are doing or whatever is happening right now-in this present moment, without any judgement on yourself in anyway. Mindfulness and yoga can be...

Hot Core

HotCore is a 30 minute class that utilizes the spiral structure technique to engage the deep muscles of the core. Broken into pre-sequences sets to maximize muscle toning, look and functionality, hot...

New to Yoga Drop-In

New to yoga? Never touched a toe on a yoga mat before? Don’t worry - you take the first step and we’ll help with the rest! Our goal is to give everyone a beautiful place to connect with...

Joga

Joga is an athletic based style of Yoga: a unique blend of postures, breathing techniques, and relaxation tools to find balance in strength and flexibility, improve breath control/recovery, and...

Meditation – Qi Gong

Sometimes referred to as Chinese or Daoist Yoga, Qi Gong is a gentle, restorative experience that promotes optimal physical and mental health. Learn some of the basics of Qi Gong including walking...

Mind and Body – Bender Ball

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

Stretch – Foam Roller Drop-In

This class utilizes the foam roller to increase or decrease the challenge of many exercises from the regular Pilates repertoire.

Stretch Drop-In

Connect the breath with the movement of the body during the flow of yoga and deepening into the stretch, allowing energy to flow and providing relaxation for the busy mind.

Yoga for Back Health Drop-In

A yoga program for those who want to strengthen their back or those dealing with chronic back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions. Poses are specifically designed to increase...

Stretch – Foam Roller

This class utilizes the foam roller to increase or decrease the challenge of many exercises from the regular Pilates repertoire.

Youth Yoga

A youth focused Yoga program that introduces the techniques of yoga. These classes improve circulation, strength and flexibility while increasing mindfulness and breath awareness.

Yoga – Level 1

Yoga with a gentle touch designed for beginners and the active older adult. Poses will focus on developing balance, strength and flexibility.

Yoga – Nidra

Yoga Nidra is the practice and art of Yogic Sleep. In this class you will be guided through a detailed sleep meditation that will allow your mind and body to slip into a deep state of relaxation. The...

YogaChi

YogaChi is Physical, Intellectual and Meditative Quests in Life with the aim to attain a youthful versatile body to embrace a calm & peaceful "Intelligence" within. The Physical,...

Sports and Recreation

Adult and Youth

3 X 3 Youth Basketball League

This 3 X 3 hybrid program/league is a partnership program with Basketball Alberta, providing youth with an introduction to basketball league play in a fun and semi-competitive environment. Skill...

3 X 3 Youth Basketball League

This 3 X 3 hybrid program/league is a partnership program with Basketball Alberta, providing youth with an introduction to basketball league play in a fun and semi-competitive environment. Skill...

Active Y Youth (8-15yrs)

Through a variety of activities and games, Active Y Youth offers children and youth a chance to improve and sustain a healthy lifestyle. This program includes cardiovascular and muscle conditioning,...

Badminton Club (Grades 7-12)

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...

Boxing

Add a punch to your workout! A variety of boxing-specific drills will be introduced to improve your power, agility, and endurance. This explosive workout is challenging and exciting at the same time.

Drop-In Basketball

Recreational basketball for players of all levels. Public must pay a drop-in fee each time they play. Recreational floor hockey for players of all levels. Please provide your own helmet and note that...

Learn to Run 5KM

This program provides the opportunity to learn to run with a group. You can join on your own or with a friend. We will introduce you to running routes in the community and train as a group for a 5KM...

Floor Curling

This Partnership Program with SouthWest Edmonton Seniors Association (SWESA) will provide an introduction to recreational floor curling.

Floor Hockey

Recreational floor hockey for players of all levels. Please provide your own helmet and note that only plastic blades are to be used.

Floor Hockey (8-15yrs) Drop-In

Stickhandle 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...

Floor Hockey Youth Drop-In

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

Girls Only Drop-In

Girls Only at the YMCA provides an opportunity for youth age 13–18 to participate in various activities in all facility areas. Activities may include special presentations, guest instructors,...

U of A Green & Gold CUBS Volleyball

CUBS Weekly Volleyball Training, formerly known as Grass Roots BUDS, is aimed at elementary students looking to learn the rules of volleyball, the rudimentary skills, and have some fun along the way....

Youth Sport and Fitness

Expand your fitness horizons with everything the YMCA has to offer. Learn basic fitness concepts and improve sports performance through TRX, Yoga, YMCA Fitness Centre, sport-specific training, land...

Soccer Indoor (8-15yrs) Drop-In

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.

Soccer Youth Drop-In

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

Teen Night (8-15yrs) Drop-In

YMCA teen night provides an opportunity for youth aged 8-15 yrs to participate in various activities in all areas at the Centre. Activities may include recreational sports, swimming, conditioning and...

Youth Basketball

A basketball program specifically for youth aged 13–18 years. This program offers an opportunity for youth to further develop their skills, as well as learn offensive and defensive team play.

Youth Boxing

Youth boxing is a non-competitive, non-contact program. Work out like a champ! Experience specialized boxing techniques and learn specific skills to gain strength and agility while getting a...

Youth Floor Hockey

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.

Youth Soccer

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.

Youth Sport (13-17yrs)

A drop-in sports program designed to provide youth with the opportunity to engage in a variety of team sports including basketball and soccer.  No experience necessary, this program is for everyone!

Youth Volleyball

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

Child

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...

Active Kids (3-7yrs)

Join us for special activities designed to get children moving while having fun!

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...

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...

Basketball/Soccer Combo

Soccer Curriculum combined with Steve Nash Youth Basketball (SNYB). Progressive drills, skill-based games, and modified scrimmages will be used to improve competence in a fun atmosphere. Games and...

Basketball/Soccer Combo

Soccer Curriculum combined with Steve Nash Youth Basketball (SNYB). Progressive drills, skill-based games, and modified scrimmages will be used to improve competence in a fun atmosphere. Games and...

Creative Arts (6-7yrs) Drop-In

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

Creative Arts (8-12yrs) Drop-In

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

Creative Movement (3–5yrs)

Preschool-aged children will have fun as they explore creative expression and learn basic physical literacy skills through dance, yoga, and other artistic movements. 

Creative Movement (5-7yrs)

Participants will have fun as they explore creative expression and learn basic physical literacy skills through dance, yoga, and other artistic movements

Introduction to Gymnastics Movement

An introduction to the fundamental movement skills used in gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics. This program aligns with the Physical Literacy goals of developing a child’s coordination,...

Dodgeball Drop-In

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

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...

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...

Floor Hockey (6-9yrs) Drop-In

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...

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:...

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...

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,...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Y Dance

This program aligns with the Physical Literacy goals of developing a child’s fundamental movement skills, motivation, and confidence in a playful environment. Children will be encouraged to...

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...

Sports of All Sorts (6-9 yrs)

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...

Science Explorers (6-7yrs) Drop-In

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...

Science Explorers (8-12yrs) Drop-In

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...

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,...

Soccer Indoor (6-9yrs) Drop-In

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.

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...

Preschool

Active Start – Parented

Active Start Parented is an active games-focused course designed to help develop physical literacy. Basic gross motor and coordination skills will be introduced through active games. The program will...

Arts and Crafts Drop-In

Encourage your little budding artist’s creativity through theme-based classes that include painting, drawing, cutting, and pasting. During the session, classes may also include stories and...

Jr. Nature Agents

Do you love the outdoors? Our goal is to provide every child with the opportunity to experience adventure in an outdoor setting. Exploration of nature increases children’s creativity and...

Jr. Sportball – Parented

This 30-minute parented program is the perfect introduction to Sportball. Children and parents explore different sport skills through creative games. A different sport will be introduced each week....

Science Explorers

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...

Sportball – Parented (16mos-2yrs)

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,...

Gym and Crafts Drop-In

Develop your toddler’s sense of adventure as he or she experiments with gym equipment and discovers an artistic side with crafts. Gym activities will focus on balance, spatial awareness,...

Jr. Nature Agents

Do you love the outdoors? Our goal is to provide every child with the opportunity to experience adventure in an outdoor setting. Exploration of nature increases children’s creativity and...

Lil' Sportsters

Develop physical literacy skills with sport based games. Lil’ Sportsters is a chance to introduce your child to the fun, friend-building world of team sports in this one day a week version of...

Mighty Munchkins

This is an active program that focuses on developing your child’s balance, coordination, creative movement and gross motor skills. Preschoolers are engaged with a variety of different...

Night at the Y (3–5yrs)

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,...

Parachute Games Drop-In

Join us in the studio for a selection of fun and exciting parachute games. Each week will feature some new games, as well as some regular crowd favorites.

Playground Indoor – Parented Drop-In

Come and play in our multipurpose room with a variety of fun equipment for children. No food or drink allowed for children or parents. Socks must be worn at all times. This is a parented play area -...

Preschool Dance

Explore movement and music through creative dance. This program aligns with the Physical Literacy goals of developing movement confidence, coordination, body awareness, and confidence in a fun...

Song and Dance – Parented Drop-In

Encourage your child’s exploration of music through lively songs, rhythm and sounds. Your toddler’s experience will be further enhanced by dance, movement, and fun games to develop body...

Sports and Games Drop-In

Is your child crazy about sports? Let him or her try fun new games and sports that help improve movement and skill development. All sports will be adapted to meet your child’s needs and...

Story Time – Parented Drop-In

Develop your child’s love of stories through our interactive story telling program. Participants will enjoy stories, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhymes.

Zumbini

Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst for kids ages 0-4, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and...

Youth Supports

Youth Exchanges Program

Youth Exchanges Program

YMCA Youth Exchanges Canada (YEC) program provides groups of youth 12 to 17 years of age with the opportunity to explore Canada while learning leadership, communication, and teamwork skills, all...

Youth Social Activities

Girls Night Out

Each week you will have a theme to explore, social time, healthysnack and an exciting physical activity. You will explore topics like healthy choices, transition, life skills and positive peer...

Just the Guys

A weekly hangout full of sports, games, team challenges, special guests and more! To encourage leadership development, Just the Guys participants will be encouraged to assist in the development of...

Youth Night

Lots of activities, and games every Friday, from art projects, to active gym games, and movies. The perfect place to hang out and relax with friends!

Ladies Night

A weekly hangout full of DIY projects, group chats, cooking lessons, special guests, and sports activities. To encourage leadership development, participants will be encouraged to assist in the...

Youth Transition Programs

After-school Learning Adventures

Community Programs – After School Learning Adventures After School Learning Adventures (ASLA) is a program in Grande Prairie that helps students between 7 and 11 years of age engage, focus and...

Alternative Suspension

Funded by the United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, the YMCA of Northern Alberta, and other community partners. A useful resource for public or catholic junior and high schools, is for...

Pow-HER-ful

This program will expose young women to a variety of different dimensions of health from meal planning to cardiovascular movement. Self-reflection will motivate the youth as they discover what kinds...

Youth Transition Program (YTP)

Turn to YTP if you: need a non-judgemental person to talk to and provide you with support want to learn more about community support services available to you want to meet new friends and participate...

YTP How To Adult

The YMCA’s Youth Transitions Program (YTP) is a free service focused on providing support to youth aged 13 – 19. Our team of Youth Advisors meet with youth from all walks of life to help...

YTP Rec. Nights

The YMCA’s Youth Transitions Program (YTP) is a free service focused on providing support to youth aged 13 – 19. Our team of Youth Advisors meet with youth from all walks of life to help...

YTP Sky High

The YMCA’s Youth Transitions Program (YTP) is a free service focused on providing support to youth aged 13–19. Our team of Youth Advisors meet with youth from all walks of life to help...

YTP Urban Youth Life Skills

The YMCA’s Youth Transitions Program (YTP) is a free service focused on providing support to youth aged 13 – 19. Our team of Youth Advisors meet with youth from all walks of life to help...

YTP Leadership

The YMCA’s Youth Transitions Program (YTP) is a free service focused on providing support to youth aged 13 – 19. Our team of Youth Advisors meet with youth from all walks of life to help...

YTP Anger Management

The YMCA’s Youth Transitions Program (YTP) is a free service focused on providing support to youth aged 13 – 19. Our team of Youth Advisors meet with youth from all walks of life to help...