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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

 

Kidzone  


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 ~

 

Wiggles & Giggles & Story Time | 0 – 5 years | Parent Participating| Sing songs, play games and wiggle and giggle!

 

Mondays: 10:30-11:00am in the Gym followed by Story Time from 11:10-11:40am in the Kidzone.

 

Playnasium | 0 – 5 years | Parent Participating | Build your children’s gross motor skills with this active play program in the gymnasium.

 

Tuesdays: 9:45-11:15am

 

Lil’ Tumblers | 12 months – 5 years | Parent Participating | Colourful tumbling mats invite and encourage toddlers to explore and discover body awareness as they enhance social and motor skills.

 

Wednesdays: 10:15-11:15am

 

Parent & Tot Messy Madness | 6 months-3 years | Parent Participating | Parents and children will have a great time getting messy and creating works of art in this fun and interactive class.

 

Each week will feature different arts and crafts projects. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver who is at least 16 years old. ALL participants should wear old clothes and come prepared to get messy!

 

Fridays: 9:30-11:30am

 

ALL PROGRAMS ABOVE ARE DROP IN

 

 

All programs require a Child membership. The programs listed below with the exception of Flick and Float follow our normal program calendar from September to June.

 

Kids Play Board Games | Ages 6 – 12 | Youth ages 6 – 12 can drop in and socialize while playing classic games like UNO, Snakes ‘n Ladders and Guess Who plus card games like Go Fish. We’ll meet in the Kidzone. Parents are required to sign their children into program. Donations of complete board games are welcome additions to our collection!

 

Mondays: 5:00-6:00pm

 

All Sorts of Sports | Ages 8-12 | This program is an opportunity for participants to engage in a variety of different sports. They will learn the basic skills needed to play the game.

 

Tuesdays: 5:30-7:00pm.

 

Silly Science* | 6-8yrs and 9-12 yrs | Become a YMCA Silly Scientist learning through experimentation! Participate in hands on science experiments and sit in on exciting science demonstrations!

 

Wednesdays: 4:30-5:15pm (6-8) | 5:30-6:15pm (9-12)

 

Art for Kids* | Ages 6-8 | Make crafts using various art forms such as painting, sculpting, origami, paper mache and much more!

Thursdays: 5:30-6:45pm.

 

Flick and Float | Ages 6-12 | Twice a month youth will gather on a Friday night to watch a movie, have some pizza and go for a swim. At 5:00pm the pizza will be ordered and the movie starts. At 6:30pm the children go down for a swim. This is a Drop in program. Parents are required to sign their children in and out of program. Fridays from 4:30-7:00pm

 

Friday September 28, 2018
Friday October 12 & 26, 2018
Friday November 9 & 23, 2018
Friday December 7 & 21, 2018
Friday January 11 & 25, 2019
Friday February 8 & 22, 2019
Friday March 8 & 22, 2019
Friday April 12 , 2019
Friday May 10 & 24, 2019
Friday June 7 2019

 

Kids Club* | 4 – 7 years & 8 – 12 years | Meet your friends at the Y on Saturday mornings and give mom and dad a break for a couple of hours, while you spend time with our staff having fun. Spend your mornings doing sports, crafts, games and go for a swim. Children should also bring a healthy peanut free snack. Participants will be separated into age categories during program in order to meet age-specific needs. Note: Program requires parent to sign children in and out.

Saturdays: 9:00am-12:00pm.

 

*Registration Required

 

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

 

 

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

 

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) or Bakery Cake and  Ice Cream (choose between Vanilla or Chocolate)
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

Available Themes:

Paw Patrol
Shopkins
My Little Pony
Pokemon
Monster High
Star Wars
Avengers
Lego
Frozen
Hot Wheels

 

Gymnastics

 

Fall | September 19th (Wed) - November 17th (Sat) | 9 Weeks 

 

Parent/Tot | For children between the ages of 18 months to under 3 years. Tots will get up, be active, and starts to experience the basics of gymnastics. Our class will rotate throughout the gymnasium and children will experience the balance beam, uneven bars, vault and tumbling floor. All parents must remain in the gymnasium throughout the class. Parent participation is strongly encouraged.


Member $60 / Non-Member $90

Wednesday | 5:00 – 5:45pm
Thursday | 5:00 – 5:45pm
Saturday | 10:00 – 10:45am – NEW

 

Kinder | A 1-hour program for youth 3 – 5 years teaching basic movement patterns and introducing gymnastics skills on the beam, bars, vault and floor. A focus is also placed on improving flexibility, strength and self confidence. Skill progress is monitored and levels are recognized with a report card after each session. Member $100 / Non-Member $130

 

Wednesday | 5:15-6:15pm | 6:15-7:15pm

Thursday | 5:00-6:00pm | 6:00-7:00pm
Saturday | 9:00-10:00am | 10:00-11:00am

 

Recreational | A 1.5-hour program for youth ages 6 & up with progressive levels and standards based on the nationally recognized “CANGYM” program. Skills progress is monitored and levels are recognized with a report card after each session.
Member $120 / Non-Member $150

 

Wednesday | 6:00-7:30pm
Thursday | 5:30-7:00pm
Saturday | 9:00-10:30am | 10:30-12:00pm

 

Advanced Recreational* | 18wks | A 2-hour program is for youth ages 6 & up who have completed CANGYM Level 1 – 4. Participants will follow the CANGYM program while also setting individual goals. Gymnasts will polish more advanced gymnastics skills through increased gym time and expanded gymnastics coaching. Skills progress is monitored and levels are recognized with a report card after each session.


Member $280 / Non-Member $310 / additional $75 for second class Advanced Recreational runs for 18 weeks from February 7th (w) to June 16 (s)

 

Wednesdays | 5:45-7:45pm
Thursdays  | 5:45-7:45pm

*Registration for Advanced Recreational must be pre approved.
 

Winter | November 21st  (Wed) - February 2nd  (Sat) | 9 Weeks

 

 

Schedule stays the same as Fall for all Gymnastics classes. * There will not be an Advanced Recreational class this session as the Fall classes end at the same time as this Winter Term.