Tong Louie Family YMCA - Winter 2018

Friday

Aquatics

  • 5:00AM - 8:00AM Open Swim
    Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied (within arm’s reach at all times) by a responsible person at least 16 years of age. Use YMCA Open Swim times to improve your cardio fitness and muscle tone, or to just have some fun in the water! All sessions are supervised by a National Lifeguard® certified lifeguard. Available at no cost to YMCA members, open swim sessions are...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA
  • 8:00AM - 3:30PM Open Swim
    Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied (within arm’s reach at all times) by a responsible person at least 16 years of age. Use YMCA Open Swim times to improve your cardio fitness and muscle tone, or to just have some fun in the water! All sessions are supervised by a National Lifeguard® certified lifeguard. Available at no cost to YMCA members, open swim sessions are...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA
  • 8:00AM - 8:45AM Gentle Aquafit
    This water exercise class is for people looking for a light, low impact, joint-friendly workout. You will improve your core strength, endurance, range of motion, flexibility and balance. All levels are welcome. Gentle Aquafit is a great class for those looking to ease into physical activity or individuals managing a chronic health condition as it follows a gentler pace. You don’t need to...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Family Pool
  • 9:00AM - 9:45AM Deep Aquafit
    This aerobics class in deep water is a fun, safe and effective way to tone muscles, burn calories and keep fit! Participants should be comfortable in deep water. Floatation equipment is provided. Using the resistance of water combined with movement, Deep Aquafit provides a full body workout while the weightless environment makes it easy on your joints. Aquafit is suitable for all fitness levels...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Family Pool
  • 9:00AM - 9:45AM Gentle Aquafit
    This water exercise class is for people looking for a light, low impact, joint-friendly workout. You will improve your core strength, endurance, range of motion, flexibility and balance. All levels are welcome. Gentle Aquafit is a great class for those looking to ease into physical activity or individuals managing a chronic health condition as it follows a gentler pace. You don’t need to...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Family Pool
  • 10:00AM - 10:45AM Shallow Aquafit

    This aerobics class in shallow water is a fun, safe and effective way to tone muscles, burn calories and keep fit without stressing your joints! It’s perfect if you are new to aquafit. All levels welcome.

    This is a great class for individuals managing a chronic health condition as it follows a gentler pace. Like other aquafit classes, it offers strength gains and improved circulation.

    Tong Louie Family YMCA Family Pool
  • 10:45AM - 3:30PM Open Swim
    Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied (within arm’s reach at all times) by a responsible person at least 16 years of age. Use YMCA Open Swim times to improve your cardio fitness and muscle tone, or to just have some fun in the water! All sessions are supervised by a National Lifeguard® certified lifeguard. Available at no cost to YMCA members, open swim sessions are...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Family Pool
  • 7:00PM - 9:55PM Open Swim
    Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied (within arm’s reach at all times) by a responsible person at least 16 years of age. Use YMCA Open Swim times to improve your cardio fitness and muscle tone, or to just have some fun in the water! All sessions are supervised by a National Lifeguard® certified lifeguard. Available at no cost to YMCA members, open swim sessions are...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA

Child and Family Development

  • 8:45AM - 12:00PM Childminding

    Let our trained staff take care of your kids so you can take care of yourself. YMCA Childminding is there for kids ages 6 weeks to 12 years so you are free to participate in a class, go for a swim or meet friends in the facility.

     

    Tong Louie Family YMCA Childminding Room
  • 9:00AM - 10:30AM Preschool Creative Play

    It’s easier to learn when you’re having fun! Kids get creative and explore through a variety of activities that help them develop fine motor skills and hand eye coordination. Activities include puzzle games, cooperative games, circle time and much more.

    Tong Louie Family YMCA Reception Centre
  • 9:30AM - 10:15AM Music and Movement
    Get ready for a family dance party! In this program, participants sing, dance, play instruments and have a whole lot of fun. Encourage your little ones to move to the music and show them the killer dance moves you’ve been hiding...or you didn’t know you had! Drop-in program, no registration required. For more information please contact the location of your choice directly: Family...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Youth Room
  • 10:30AM - 11:15AM Music and Movement
    Get ready for a family dance party! In this program, participants sing, dance, play instruments and have a whole lot of fun. Encourage your little ones to move to the music and show them the killer dance moves you’ve been hiding...or you didn’t know you had! Drop-in program, no registration required. For more information please contact the location of your choice directly: Family...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Youth Room
  • 10:45AM - 12:15PM Indoor Family Playground

    Bring the whole family and drop-in on our indoor family playground! Play, run and bounce while meeting other families in the community. Soft play equipment, ride toys and a bouncy castle are set up in the gym. Parent involvement required.

    This drop-in program is included with YMCA Membership. Please note that there is no bouncy castle for this program at the Chilliwack Family YMCA. 

    Tong Louie Family YMCA Gym 2
  • 4:30PM - 5:10PM Y Move
    The YMCA of Greater Vancouver and Sport for Life have developed a brand new physical literacy program calledY Movefor kids aged three to nine. What is physical literacy? The International Physical Literacy Association defines physical literacy as “the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical...
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  • 5:00PM - 8:00PM Childminding

    Let our trained staff take care of your kids so you can take care of yourself. YMCA Childminding is there for kids ages 6 weeks to 12 years so you are free to participate in a class, go for a swim or meet friends in the facility.

     

    Tong Louie Family YMCA Childminding Room
  • 5:15PM - 6:00PM Bhangra Dance

    Experience South Asian culture with one of their most popular dances. This class teaches traditional movements to upbeat music. Not only will you get a great workout but you will be learning a new skill and have fun while doing it. Come and join the movement! 

    Tong Louie Family YMCA Youth Room
  • 6:15PM - 7:00PM Bhangra Dance

    Experience South Asian culture with one of their most popular dances. This class teaches traditional movements to upbeat music. Not only will you get a great workout but you will be learning a new skill and have fun while doing it. Come and join the movement! 

    Tong Louie Family YMCA Youth Room
  • 6:30PM - 9:55PM Youth Night

    A night out for youth ages 10 to 15! Be active and creative at the Y. Open swim available at some locations. Drop in fee of $2 applies to anyone who isn't a YMCA member. See our Youth Night
    Schedule for our planned events

    Tong Louie Family YMCA Reception Centre

Health and Fitness

  • 6:00AM - 7:00AM Bootcamp

    Challenge yourself in a high-intensity circuit workout which uses your own body weight and a variety of fitness equipment. YMCA Bootcamp is a powerhouse for strength, endurance, agility and stress management!

    Aerobic capacity and strength are two key components of physical fitness. This class lets you train both at the same time. Join us for the class that has it all!

    Tong Louie Family YMCA Gym
  • 8:00AM - 9:00AM Mossa Group Power®

    Group Power combines traditional strength exercises with the hottest functional training moves to make you fitter and stronger. High-rep training, athletic movements, and a personalized training approach are key components of this results-driven workout. Add to this dynamic and motivational music and it simply is the most fun you’ll have strength training.

    Tong Louie Family YMCA Studio 2
  • 8:15AM - 8:45AM Synrgy Express
    This condensed 30-minute multi-fitness class is for all levels of exercisers. You will train smarter and better using battle ropes, TRX® suspension trainers, medicine balls, cables and kettlebells. Sure to make you sweat, this express class is a great way to get moving in a short amount of time. Each exercise uses equipment you may not use every day, making this class a great way to add...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Fitness Floor
  • 9:00AM - 9:30AM Synrgy Express
    This condensed 30-minute multi-fitness class is for all levels of exercisers. You will train smarter and better using battle ropes, TRX® suspension trainers, medicine balls, cables and kettlebells. Sure to make you sweat, this express class is a great way to get moving in a short amount of time. Each exercise uses equipment you may not use every day, making this class a great way to add...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Fitness Floor
  • 9:15AM - 10:15AM Power Cycle

    Get pedalling! This workout uses athletic drills to build strength and endurance.  A perfect class for both indoor and outdoor cyclist of all skill levels.

    Tong Louie Family YMCA Studio 1
  • 9:15AM - 10:15AM Step & Sculpt
    You will love this easy-to-follow step workout that zeroes in on intensity and power movements. A cardio component is followed by a strength and conditioning circuit to keep your heart pumping. Using an adjustable, non-slip platform step, this workout is a top calorie-burner, easily adaptable to different fitness levels. Don’t worry about knowing routines here – we make the class easy...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Studio 2
  • 9:20AM - 10:15AM Zumba ®

    Zumba® is a hit at the YMCA! It's a great way to get your body moving and improve your health while having fun.

    Raise your heart rate through the fast interval stage which includes quick dance moves, and then recover in the slower interval that follows.

    Join us for a calorie-burning, easy-to-follow dance fitness-party™ choreographed to Latin and international rhythms.

    Tong Louie Family YMCA Gym 1
  • 9:45AM - 10:15AM Synrgy Express
    This condensed 30-minute multi-fitness class is for all levels of exercisers. You will train smarter and better using battle ropes, TRX® suspension trainers, medicine balls, cables and kettlebells. Sure to make you sweat, this express class is a great way to get moving in a short amount of time. Each exercise uses equipment you may not use every day, making this class a great way to add...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Fitness Floor
  • 10:30AM - 11:30AM Yoga
    Rediscover and improve your strength, balance, and flexibility through yoga. YMCA Yoga classes help you relax your mind while gently challenging, stretching and relaxing your muscles. Don't worry if you're not flexible: yoga is safe and healthy for a wide range of body types. You’ll soon notice a stronger, more balanced body and an increase in your overall feeling of health and...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Studio 2
  • 10:30AM - 11:30AM Fit4Two® Mommy & Baby Yoga
    Stretch, breathe and relax your body back into shape after childbirth. Special attention will be given to strengthening your core and releasing tension in your neck, shoulders, hips and back. Enjoy Asanas--postures-- specifically tailored to your needs as a new mother. You will also get the opportunity to meet other new mothers experiencing both the same aches, pains, and joys of motherhood. For...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Studio 1
  • 11:45AM - 12:45PM Live Well
    For graduates of the COPD/Healthy Hearts program, or for those of you who want a slow-paced and social workout. Live Well includes a combo of agility, flexibility, strength and endurance exercises. Known for the wonderful community spirit of the participants, you will never see more smiles in an exercise class. We are pleased to welcome the graduates of The Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary and YMCA...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Studio 2
  • 5:30PM - 6:00PM Synrgy Express
    This condensed 30-minute multi-fitness class is for all levels of exercisers. You will train smarter and better using battle ropes, TRX® suspension trainers, medicine balls, cables and kettlebells. Sure to make you sweat, this express class is a great way to get moving in a short amount of time. Each exercise uses equipment you may not use every day, making this class a great way to add...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Fitness Floor

Swim Lessons

  • 3:30PM - 4:00PM Divers
    Divers is for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Gliders or show an equivalent level of skill. In Divers, children will combine all the skills they have learned so far to swim on their front and back unaided for a distance of 10 metres. Your child will also learn to jump into and float in deep water unassisted. Divers is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA swim instructor...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA
  • 3:30PM - 4:00PM Bobbers
    Bobbers is for children 3-5 years old who are new to swimming. In Bobbers, we'll introduce your child to fun activities in the water to activate the movements that will eventually lead to swimming. By the end of Bobbers, your child will be comfortable having their face in the water and will have learned basic movements and floating while being supported. Bobbers is taught in small groups by a...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA
  • 3:30PM - 4:00PM Gliders
    Gliders is for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Floaters or show an equivalent level of competence. In Gliders, children will combine kicking with gliding to learn how to propel themselves through the water. Swimmers will be introduced to deep water skills and swimming on their front and back for five metres. Gliders is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA swim instructor...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 3:30PM - 4:00PM Gliders
    Gliders is for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Floaters or show an equivalent level of competence. In Gliders, children will combine kicking with gliding to learn how to propel themselves through the water. Swimmers will be introduced to deep water skills and swimming on their front and back for five metres. Gliders is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA swim instructor...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA
  • 3:30PM - 4:00PM Surfers
    Surfers is for children 3-5 years old who have completed Divers or show an equivalent level of competence. In Surfers, we'll continue to help your child develop front and back swimming skills and build up to a distance of 15 metres. Your child will learn a variety of water safety skills as well as surface support in deep water for 30 seconds. And now that your child is comfortable jumping...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 3:30PM - 4:00PM Dippers
    Dippers is the final level for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Surfers or show an equivalent skill level. In Dippers, we'll introduce the front and back crawl as well as underwater swimming. Children at this level will have achieved a foundation of swimming skills and be able to front swim a distance of 25 metres. Children will also learn more deep water skills, and be...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM Seal
    Seal is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Otter or who have equivalent skills. In this level, your child will further develop the skills of gliding, kicking and submerging. The second of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Seal teaches your child how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. During these classes, children will also select...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM Otter
    An introductory level for beginner swimmers ages 6-12 years old, Otter will teach your child the basics of pool safety, going underwater and gliding on their front and back. The first of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Otter teaches your child how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. During these classes, your child will also select from an...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM Divers
    Divers is for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Gliders or show an equivalent level of skill. In Divers, children will combine all the skills they have learned so far to swim on their front and back unaided for a distance of 10 metres. Your child will also learn to jump into and float in deep water unassisted. Divers is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA swim instructor...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM Bobbers
    Bobbers is for children 3-5 years old who are new to swimming. In Bobbers, we'll introduce your child to fun activities in the water to activate the movements that will eventually lead to swimming. By the end of Bobbers, your child will be comfortable having their face in the water and will have learned basic movements and floating while being supported. Bobbers is taught in small groups by a...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM Gliders
    Gliders is for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Floaters or show an equivalent level of competence. In Gliders, children will combine kicking with gliding to learn how to propel themselves through the water. Swimmers will be introduced to deep water skills and swimming on their front and back for five metres. Gliders is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA swim instructor...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM Surfers
    Surfers is for children 3-5 years old who have completed Divers or show an equivalent level of competence. In Surfers, we'll continue to help your child develop front and back swimming skills and build up to a distance of 15 metres. Your child will learn a variety of water safety skills as well as surface support in deep water for 30 seconds. And now that your child is comfortable jumping...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM Dippers
    Dippers is the final level for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Surfers or show an equivalent skill level. In Dippers, we'll introduce the front and back crawl as well as underwater swimming. Children at this level will have achieved a foundation of swimming skills and be able to front swim a distance of 25 metres. Children will also learn more deep water skills, and be...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM Otter
    An introductory level for beginner swimmers ages 6-12 years old, Otter will teach your child the basics of pool safety, going underwater and gliding on their front and back. The first of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Otter teaches your child how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. During these classes, your child will also select from an...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 5:30PM - 6:00PM Divers
    Divers is for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Gliders or show an equivalent level of skill. In Divers, children will combine all the skills they have learned so far to swim on their front and back unaided for a distance of 10 metres. Your child will also learn to jump into and float in deep water unassisted. Divers is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA swim instructor...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA
  • 5:30PM - 6:00PM Bobbers
    Bobbers is for children 3-5 years old who are new to swimming. In Bobbers, we'll introduce your child to fun activities in the water to activate the movements that will eventually lead to swimming. By the end of Bobbers, your child will be comfortable having their face in the water and will have learned basic movements and floating while being supported. Bobbers is taught in small groups by a...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA
  • 5:30PM - 6:00PM Gliders
    Gliders is for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Floaters or show an equivalent level of competence. In Gliders, children will combine kicking with gliding to learn how to propel themselves through the water. Swimmers will be introduced to deep water skills and swimming on their front and back for five metres. Gliders is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA swim instructor...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 5:30PM - 6:00PM Surfers
    Surfers is for children 3-5 years old who have completed Divers or show an equivalent level of competence. In Surfers, we'll continue to help your child develop front and back swimming skills and build up to a distance of 15 metres. Your child will learn a variety of water safety skills as well as surface support in deep water for 30 seconds. And now that your child is comfortable jumping...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 5:30PM - 6:00PM Dippers
    Dippers is the final level for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Surfers or show an equivalent skill level. In Dippers, we'll introduce the front and back crawl as well as underwater swimming. Children at this level will have achieved a foundation of swimming skills and be able to front swim a distance of 25 metres. Children will also learn more deep water skills, and be...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 5:30PM - 6:00PM Floaters
    Floaters is for children 3-5 years old who have completed Bobbers or an equivalent level of lessons. In Floaters, we introduce floating and gliding unassisted and continue to practice other movements. Through structured activities and play, children will become comfortable submerging themselves under water. Floaters is taught in small groups by a certified YMCA swim instructor who will encourage...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 6:00PM - 6:30PM Otter
    An introductory level for beginner swimmers ages 6-12 years old, Otter will teach your child the basics of pool safety, going underwater and gliding on their front and back. The first of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Otter teaches your child how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. During these classes, your child will also select from an...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
  • 6:30PM - 7:00PM Otter
    An introductory level for beginner swimmers ages 6-12 years old, Otter will teach your child the basics of pool safety, going underwater and gliding on their front and back. The first of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Otter teaches your child how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. During these classes, your child will also select from an...
    Tong Louie Family YMCA Pool
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