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Stay and Play Child Minding (0 – 5 years)

This service is included with a Family Membership or Family Day Pass. You’ll have peace of mind knowing your child(ren) will enjoy the interactive atmosphere of our Stay ‘N Play Child Minding, supervised by our experienced staff.  Drop your child off and attend a fitness class, work out in our Fitness Centre or hit the pool. They will socialize with other children and play to their heart’s content while you take time to look after your own wellness. Come join us – there is no need to register!


Note: children must be signed into the program by a parent/guardian in order to participate. Parents must remain in the building.


Monday                 9:15am – 12:15pm
Tuesday                9:15am – 12:15pm
Wednesday          9:15am – 12:15pm
Thursday              9:15am – 12:15pm
Friday                    9:15am – 12:15pm



This is a supervised drop in space for children. Come prepared to play, read or just relax; kids must be signed in to the program by a parent/guardian in order to participate.

Note: Membership or Day Pass is required.


Summer Hours - End Date September 15th 2018

Monday                4:00 – 7:30pm
Tuesday                4:00 – 7:30pm
Wednesday          4:00 – 7:30pm
Thursday              4:00 – 7:30pm
Saturday               12:30 – 2:30pm


Fall/Winter Hours - Begins September 17th 2018

Monday                 4:00-8:30pm

Tuesday                 4:00-8:30pm

Wednesday          4:00-8:30pm

Thursday               4:00-8:30pm

Saturday               12:30-2:30pm


~ Hours subject to change ~


~ All Preschool Programs require a Child membership or Child Day Pass to participate ~




Keep The Beat | 9:45am – 10:45am (0-5 Years Parent Participating) Sing songs, dance and play instruments.


Pickle Ball | 5:00pm -6:00pm(8 Years +) Join us in the gym for some group Pickle Ball fun! Parents are encouraged to join in as well.




Little Picasso’s | 9:45am – 10:45am (0-5 Years Parent Participating) Let your child explore their creative side. Each week will feature different arts and crafts projects that children will be able to bring home to display to the entire family.

Margaret Morris Dance Class | 4:15pm-5:15pm (6+ Years) MMM is a unique style of exercise, movement and dance, which is graded to develop muscular control, coordination, correct breathing, balance, rhythm, agility, flexibility, mobility and posture. It is designed to develop a perfect balance between set exercises and freely expressive movement to music, which, in turn, encourages complete harmony of body movement, mental alertness and a sense of well-being.




Messy Madness JR.  | 9:45am-10:45am (0-5 Years Parent Participating)Parents and children will have a blast getting messy! Each week will be different messy activities including sensory play. All participants should bring a change of clothes and be prepared to get MESSY!


Messy Madness SR. | 5:00pm-6:00pm (6-12 Years) Have a blast making a mess and we will do the clean up! Each week will bediffeent messy activties. Come prepared to make a mess!




Board Game Night | 5:00pm- 6:00pm(6-12 Years) Drop in and socialize while playing a variety of classic board games. We’ll meet in the Kidzone. Parents are required to sign their children into the program. Donations of complete board games are welcome to add to our collection.




Little Swimmers | 11am-12pm (0-5 Years Parent Participating)Join us in a group swim every Friday! We will sing songs and splash around!


Flick and Float | 4:00pm-7:30pm (6-12 Years) Drop in on Friday night’s for some pizza, a movie and swimming. Children will make their own personal sized pizza that they will enjoy during the movie. Cost is $5 for pizza. Parents must sign in their children to the program.




Karate Lessons | The YMCA’s Karate program has been run by Foley’s Family Karate for the past 30+ years. Training takes place at Romeo Public School in the gym. Discounts are given to YMCA Members. This program is for ages 8 and up.


Mondays and Thursdays from 7 – 8:30pm.


Contact Sensei Steve Foley for more information and registrations: 519-502-7408 or visit the website http://www.foleyskarate.com





Book your special day with us!

Plan to spend a fun-filled birthday at the Y! Make it a day to remember as we spend the afternoon playing party game, swimming and spending time in our decorated party room.


Our Birthday Party Package includes; 45 minutes in the multipurpose room, 45 minutes in the Party room and 1 hour in the swimming pool* (during the Rec. swim);

Decorated party room (themes available)
Party games (designed to match your theme when possible)
2 Medium Pizzas (cheese or pepperoni) Juice and chips
You can bring additional snacks/food but all items must be NUT-FREE
15 minutes before and after your party to set-up and clean up

Party host to facilitate your party

Parties are designed for 10 children including birthday child. Additional children can be added for $10/child.

Parties are offered on Saturdays & Sundays from 1:00 – 3:30pm

Cost: $175 for YMCA Members and $200 for Non-Members. Additional $10/child after 10 children.


* Please refer to our pool admission standards