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Sports and Recreation

Whether you're looking to register your child in a program or play a game of pickleball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, or squash, there's something for everyone at your Y's gymnasium or specialty court. Try the Y today!

Wood Buffalo Region Sports & Recreation

January – June Registration Information

Upcoming programming sessions: 

  • Winter Session: January 10 – February 27 (7 weeks)
  • Spring Session I: February 28 – May 1 (9 weeks)
  • Spring Session II: May 2 – June 26 (8 weeks)

Registration is now open at northernalberta.ymca.ca/Register! New to registration at the Y? Visit northernalberta.ymca.ca/AccountHelp to learn about our registration portal!

Register today
 

Adult Sports & Recreation

NEW PROGRAM: Women's Intro to Fitness

Women's Intro to Fitness: Alongside a YMCA Personal Trainer, we'll take you through the basics of training your core, cardio and muscular strength using both machines and free weights, functional training space and cardio equipment. This program aims to help women grow their confidence in using gym facilities while improving fitness.

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NEW SPRING PROGRAMS: Golf Conditioning and Functional Fitness for Older Adults

Golf Conditioning: Get ready to improve your golf swing and avoid injury through a conditioning program that focuses on bodyweight exercises, core strengthening, balance and agility training. Registration for this new sports and recreation program is now open!

Functional Fitness for Older Adults: This functional fitness class is focused on teaching older adults how exercise improves their ability to perform daily activities by working on balance, flexibility and stability.

Register today

Red Deer Region Sports & Recreation

January – June Registration Information

Upcoming programming sessions: 

  • Winter Session: January 10 – February 27 (7 weeks)
  • Spring Session I: February 28 – May 1 (9 weeks)
  • Spring Session II: May 2 – June 26 (8 weeks)

Registration is now open at northernalberta.ymca.ca/Register! New to registration at the Y? Visit northernalberta.ymca.ca/AccountHelp to learn about our registration portal!

Register today
 

Childrens' Sports & Recreation (Registered)

Children’s sports and recreation programs focus on developing fundamental movement skills and age-appropriate activity and game practice. Our programs provide opportunities for children to increase competence and confidence in a fun, safe and welcoming environment.

Programs offered typically include basketball, Creative Expressions, floor hockey, Kids in the Kitchen, multi-sport, Science Explorers, soccer and volleyball!

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Adult Sports & Recreation

From pickleball and badminton to basketball and volleyball, Northside Community Centre YMCA in Red Deer hosts sports and recreation activities for everyone from the seasoned pro to newbies!

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NEW SPRING PROGRAM: Golf Conditioning

Get ready to improve your golf swing and avoid injury through a conditioning program that focuses on bodyweight exercises, core strengthening, balance and agility training. Registration for this new sports and recreation program is now open!

Register today

Edmonton Region Sports & Recreation

January – June Registration Information

Upcoming programming sessions: 

  • Winter Session: January 10 – February 27 (7 weeks)
  • Spring Session I: February 28 – May 1 (9 weeks)
  • Spring Session II: May 2 – June 26 (8 weeks)

Registration is now open at northernalberta.ymca.ca/Register! New to registration at the Y? Visit northernalberta.ymca.ca/AccountHelp to learn about our registration portal!

Register today
 

Childrens' Sports & Recreation (Registered)

NEW PROGRAM: Hip Hop Dance presented by 3rd Street Beat

Get ready to find your groove, build confidence and have a ton of fun! Participants will learn a variety of skills in our Funky Tots Hip Hop (4-6yrs), Fresh Kidz Hip Hop (7-9yrs) and Kool Katz Hip Hop (10-12yrs) programming by 3rd Street Beat, including the latest funky moves, rhythm, coordination, and style development with a clear focus on teamwork and confidence building.

Dance at the Y

Children’s sports and recreation programs focus on developing fundamental movement skills and age-appropriate activity and game practice. Our programs provide opportunities for children to increase competence and confidence in a fun, safe and welcoming environment.

Programs offered typically include basketball, floor hockey, multi-sport, soccer, Judo and volleyball.

Register today
 

Adult Sports & Recreation

NEW PROGRAM: Hip Hop Dance presented by 3rd Street Beat

Get ready to find your groove, build confidence and have a ton of fun in our Adult Hip Hop Fitness Class presented by 3rd Street Beat! Relive the golden age of music and dance in a high-intensity format, with the focus on burning off the pounds and bringing out your best shape. All ages and levels of experience are welcome.

Dance at the Y

From pickleball and badminton to basketball, volleyball and open gym, YMCA Health and Wellness Centres in Edmonton can host sports and recreation activities for everyone from the seasoned pro to newbies!

We have gymnasium and court spaces available at our Castle Downs, Don Wheaton, Jamie Platz and William Lutsky Family YMCAs and Boyle Street Plaza*! Visit northernalberta.ymca.ca/Register to book your court time online.

  • *Boyle Street Plaza offers drop-in badminton on Sundays from 2–5pm starting in January 2022! Drop-in fee is $5. Bring your own equipment or you can borrow on-site! 
  • *Boyle Street Plaza also offers drop-in basketball on Fridays starting in January 2022! Youth basketball (12–18 years) is from 9–10:30pm, followed by young adults (18+ years) hitting the courts from 10:30pm–Midnight. Drop-in fee is $5. Bring your own equipment or you can borrow on-site!

Sports offerings can vary by centre, but typically include basketball, volleyball, soccer, badminton, floor hockey, squash*, racquetball* and pickleball.

  • *Squash/Racquetball: Our Castle Downs, Jamie Platz and William Lutsky Family YMCAs in Edmonton are outfitted with squash courts.
  • To book with our Boyle Street Plaza, visit northernalberta.ymca.ca/Pickleball.

Questions

 

Questions?

To learn more about what a YMCA Health and Wellness Centre offers, find a Y near you or email our YMCA Experience team at ContactCentre@northernalberta.ymca.ca.

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