Langara Family YMCA - Winter 2019

Saturday

Aquatics

  • 7:00AM - 9:00AM Full Lane Swim
    The entire pool is a available for lane swimming. Swimming is a healthy, low impact workout that can be done for a lifetime. Swimming builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness. Swim lanes are available for all swim abilities and ages. Choose a lane that is best suited to your pace and you’ll soon be on your way to healthier mind and body. Children under 8 years of age...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 9:00AM - 9:45AM Deep Swim
    Use YMCA Deep 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 YMCA certified lifeguard. Available at no cost to YMCA members, Deep swim sessions are unstructured and allow time to play and workout at your own pace. Community members can also access YMCA facilities for Deep Swim through the purchase of YMCA day...
    Langara Family YMCA 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 9:45AM - 9:00PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:30PM - 2:30PM Jr. Aquatic Leader

    Youth will enjoy this fun and challenging program and get prepared for success in lifesaving, lifeguarding, and instructing courses. Coaches will work on participants personal goals.

     

    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 3:00PM - 9:00PM Partial Lane Swim
    The pool will have one to three lanes dedicated for swimming. Additional aquatic activities will be occuring in other areas of the pool. Swimming is a healthy workout that can be done for a lifetime. It is a low-impact activity that benefits both the mind and the body. Swimming builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness. During partial lane swimming, people of all swim abilities...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool

Child & Family Development

  • 8:30AM - 12:30PM 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.

     

    Langara Family YMCA Childminding Room
  • 10:30AM - 11:45AM Indoor Family Playground
    Gather your 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. (Please note that there is no bouncy castle at the Robert Lee YMCA and Chilliwack YMCA.) This drop-in program is included with your YMCA Membership.Parent involvement is required and children...
    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 12:15PM - 1:00PM Y Move
    The YMCA of Greater Vancouver and Sport for Life have developed a new physical literacy program calledY Movefor kids aged 3 to 5 and 6 to 9. 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 activities...
    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium East
  • 12:15PM - 1:00PM Y Move
    The YMCA of Greater Vancouver and Sport for Life have developed a new physical literacy program calledY Movefor kids aged 3 to 5 and 6 to 9. 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 activities...
    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium West
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    Langara Family YMCA Childminding Room
  • 1:15PM - 2:00PM Y Move
    The YMCA of Greater Vancouver and Sport for Life have developed a new physical literacy program calledY Movefor kids aged 3 to 5 and 6 to 9. 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 activities...
    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium East
  • 1:15PM - 2:00PM Y Move
    The YMCA of Greater Vancouver and Sport for Life have developed a new physical literacy program calledY Movefor kids aged 3 to 5 and 6 to 9. 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 activities...
    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium West
  • 6:00PM - 9:00PM Kids Night Out

    Kids only! Drop your children off at the Y for a fun-filled evening of activities! Highlights include group games, a movie, nutritious snacks, and an evening off for parents.

    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium

Health & Fitness

  • 7:00AM - 9:15AM Open Gymnasium

    Enjoy the YMCA gymnasium for a wide variety of activities! We offer drop-in activities such as basketball, badminton, floor hockey as well as family playtime! 

     

    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 8:45AM - 10:00AM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Fitness Studio
  • 9:15AM - 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.

    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 10:00AM - 11:15AM Body Blast
    This high energy class uses alternating bursts of high and low intensity exercises providing an efficient interval workout. Utilizing segments of cardio, muscle conditioning and flexibility, you will get plenty of unique exercises to work your entire body. Interval training is a great way to build your cardiovascular strength while pushing yourself so you can reach your fitness goals. To keep you...
    Langara Family YMCA Fitness Studio
  • 10:00AM - 11:30AM Capoeira

    Introduce yourself to this aesthetically spectacular Afro-Brazilian martial art-style dance. First practiced by slaves, this liberation fight-dance has evolved into a fascinating mix of movements.

    This martial art based group fitness class combines elements of dance, cardio and strength training.  

    Langara Family YMCA Multi Purpose room
  • 11:15AM - 11:45AM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Synrgy Room
  • 11:30AM - 12:15PM Barre
    This ballet inspired class uses the barre and other lightweight equipment such as bands and small balls to help you with balance, stability, strength and coordination. No dance experience required! This is an energizing class that integrates the ballet barre, weighted balls, resistance bands and other equipment to provide a full body stretch and strength workout – with a dance-like...
    Langara Family YMCA Fitness Studio
  • 1:00PM - 2:00PM Yin Yoga

    Achieve new depths in yoga postures, deeper ranges of motion or an increased flow of energy by focusing on the deeper tissues of the body in this unique approach to yoga.

    Designed to increase flexibility, postures will be held for four to six minutes, allowing participants to relax into each posture and find their inner peace.

    Langara Family YMCA Fitness Studio
  • 2:15PM - 3:00PM Open Gymnasium

    Enjoy the YMCA gymnasium for a wide variety of activities! We offer drop-in activities such as basketball, badminton, floor hockey as well as family playtime! 

     

    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 4:00PM - 6:00PM Open Gymnasium

    Enjoy the YMCA gymnasium for a wide variety of activities! We offer drop-in activities such as basketball, badminton, floor hockey as well as family playtime! 

     

    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium
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    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 6:00PM - 8:00PM International Line Dancing
    International line dances are choreographed to the current popular music and songs by the well known line dance instructors worldwide, at levels from absolute beginner up to advanced level, and shared among all the line dancers globally. Easy to learn, vivid to dance, less age limit, and the uniformal steps make it one of the best ways to keep human fit: both physically and mentally, as well as...
    Langara Family YMCA Fitness Studio
  • 7:00PM - 9:00PM Floor Hockey

    Channel your inner Wayne Gretzky and join fellow members in a friendly game of floor hockey. It's a great way to stay fit and have fun. Teams are made up on arrival and participants referee the games themselves. All skill levels welcome.

    This drop-in program is included with YMCA Membership.

    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium

Swim Lessons

  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM Dolphin
    Dolphin is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Seal or who demonstrate an equivalent skill set. Your child will be introduced to swimming on their front, back and underwater. The third of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Dolphin teaches kids how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. During these classes, your child will also select from...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM Star 3
    The third level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 3 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 2 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level your child will focus on the breaststroke and egg-beater motion for treading water, while continuing to build endurance in the pool. Swimmers will complete the advanced standard of front and back crawl. We will also introduce young swimmers...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM Star 4
    Star 4 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 3 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level we will help your child focus on the sidestroke, and we will continue to introduce lifesaving skills. We will also continue to work on technique and endurance of strokes increasing their swimming distance to 350 metres. Your child will also continue to explore other interests in...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM Star 1
    Star 1 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed the Swimmer level in our Learn to Swim program. In this class, kids will learn elementary backstroke and the egg-beater motion for treading water. We will help your child continue to develop front and back crawl technique and endurance. In the first level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 1, we also introduce your child to other aspects of...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM Swimmer
    Swimmer is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Dolphin or have equivalent skills. In this class, kids will learn front and back crawl, and how to tread water. The last level in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Swimmer teaches children how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. Children at this level will have achieved a solid foundation of swimming...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM Star 2
    Star 2 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 1 or who show an equivalent skill level. At this level we introduce breaststroke and continue to help kids refine their stroke technique and increase their endurance. In the second level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 2, we continue to encourage your child to build on the optional skills they selected in Star 1. Your child may choose...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM Star 7
    Star 7 is for ages 6 and up who have completed Star 6 or show an equivalent skill level and have a strong interest in pursuing more advanced aquatics certifications. The YMCA Star Leadership program incorporates the Lifesaving Society's Canadian Swim Patrol Program for young lifesavers to nurture your potential lifeguard. Star 7 also includes teaching swim skills using effective feedback to...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 11:00AM - 11:30AM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 11:00AM - 11:30AM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 11:00AM - 11:30AM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM Star 5
    Star 5 is for ages 6 and up who have completed Star 4 or who show an equivalent skill level. This is the first of 3 levels of our star leadership program. We will introduce the butterfly stroke along with lifesaving and first aid elements from the Rookie and Ranger levels of the Canadian Swim Patrol program. Swimmers will also have the opportunity to continue to develop advanced aquatics skills...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM Star 6
    Star 6 is for ages 6 and up who have completed Star 5 or show an equivalent skill level. Swimmers will continue to develop lifesaving and first aid skills at the Ranger and Star level of the Canadian Swim Patrol program. They will also begin to learn how to teach others to swim. Star 6 encourages your child to take responsibility for their own learning outcomes by selecting optional skills to...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM Dolphin
    Dolphin is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Seal or who demonstrate an equivalent skill set. Your child will be introduced to swimming on their front, back and underwater. The third of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Dolphin teaches kids how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. During these classes, your child will also select from...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM Star 3
    The third level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 3 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 2 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level your child will focus on the breaststroke and egg-beater motion for treading water, while continuing to build endurance in the pool. Swimmers will complete the advanced standard of front and back crawl. We will also introduce young swimmers...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM Star 4
    Star 4 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 3 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level we will help your child focus on the sidestroke, and we will continue to introduce lifesaving skills. We will also continue to work on technique and endurance of strokes increasing their swimming distance to 350 metres. Your child will also continue to explore other interests in...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM Star 1
    Star 1 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed the Swimmer level in our Learn to Swim program. In this class, kids will learn elementary backstroke and the egg-beater motion for treading water. We will help your child continue to develop front and back crawl technique and endurance. In the first level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 1, we also introduce your child to other aspects of...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM Swimmer
    Swimmer is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Dolphin or have equivalent skills. In this class, kids will learn front and back crawl, and how to tread water. The last level in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Swimmer teaches children how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. Children at this level will have achieved a solid foundation of swimming...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM Star 2
    Star 2 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 1 or who show an equivalent skill level. At this level we introduce breaststroke and continue to help kids refine their stroke technique and increase their endurance. In the second level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 2, we continue to encourage your child to build on the optional skills they selected in Star 1. Your child may choose...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM Dolphin
    Dolphin is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Seal or who demonstrate an equivalent skill set. Your child will be introduced to swimming on their front, back and underwater. The third of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Dolphin teaches kids how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. During these classes, your child will also select from...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM Star 3
    The third level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 3 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 2 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level your child will focus on the breaststroke and egg-beater motion for treading water, while continuing to build endurance in the pool. Swimmers will complete the advanced standard of front and back crawl. We will also introduce young swimmers...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM Star 4
    Star 4 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 3 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level we will help your child focus on the sidestroke, and we will continue to introduce lifesaving skills. We will also continue to work on technique and endurance of strokes increasing their swimming distance to 350 metres. Your child will also continue to explore other interests in...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM Star 1
    Star 1 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed the Swimmer level in our Learn to Swim program. In this class, kids will learn elementary backstroke and the egg-beater motion for treading water. We will help your child continue to develop front and back crawl technique and endurance. In the first level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 1, we also introduce your child to other aspects of...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM Swimmer
    Swimmer is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Dolphin or have equivalent skills. In this class, kids will learn front and back crawl, and how to tread water. The last level in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Swimmer teaches children how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. Children at this level will have achieved a solid foundation of swimming...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM Star 2
    Star 2 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 1 or who show an equivalent skill level. At this level we introduce breaststroke and continue to help kids refine their stroke technique and increase their endurance. In the second level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 2, we continue to encourage your child to build on the optional skills they selected in Star 1. Your child may choose...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM Dolphin
    Dolphin is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Seal or who demonstrate an equivalent skill set. Your child will be introduced to swimming on their front, back and underwater. The third of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Dolphin teaches kids how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. During these classes, your child will also select from...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM Star 3
    The third level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 3 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 2 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level your child will focus on the breaststroke and egg-beater motion for treading water, while continuing to build endurance in the pool. Swimmers will complete the advanced standard of front and back crawl. We will also introduce young swimmers...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM Star 4
    Star 4 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 3 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level we will help your child focus on the sidestroke, and we will continue to introduce lifesaving skills. We will also continue to work on technique and endurance of strokes increasing their swimming distance to 350 metres. Your child will also continue to explore other interests in...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM Star 1
    Star 1 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed the Swimmer level in our Learn to Swim program. In this class, kids will learn elementary backstroke and the egg-beater motion for treading water. We will help your child continue to develop front and back crawl technique and endurance. In the first level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 1, we also introduce your child to other aspects of...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM Swimmer
    Swimmer is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Dolphin or have equivalent skills. In this class, kids will learn front and back crawl, and how to tread water. The last level in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Swimmer teaches children how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. Children at this level will have achieved a solid foundation of swimming...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM Star 2
    Star 2 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 1 or who show an equivalent skill level. At this level we introduce breaststroke and continue to help kids refine their stroke technique and increase their endurance. In the second level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 2, we continue to encourage your child to build on the optional skills they selected in Star 1. Your child may choose...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:30PM - 2:00PM Dolphin
    Dolphin is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Seal or who demonstrate an equivalent skill set. Your child will be introduced to swimming on their front, back and underwater. The third of four levels in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Dolphin teaches kids how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. During these classes, your child will also select from...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 1:30PM - 2:00PM Star 3
    The third level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 3 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 2 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level your child will focus on the breaststroke and egg-beater motion for treading water, while continuing to build endurance in the pool. Swimmers will complete the advanced standard of front and back crawl. We will also introduce young swimmers...
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  • 1:30PM - 2:00PM 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...
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  • 1:30PM - 2:00PM Star 4
    Star 4 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 3 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level we will help your child focus on the sidestroke, and we will continue to introduce lifesaving skills. We will also continue to work on technique and endurance of strokes increasing their swimming distance to 350 metres. Your child will also continue to explore other interests in...
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  • 1:30PM - 2:00PM Star 1
    Star 1 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed the Swimmer level in our Learn to Swim program. In this class, kids will learn elementary backstroke and the egg-beater motion for treading water. We will help your child continue to develop front and back crawl technique and endurance. In the first level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 1, we also introduce your child to other aspects of...
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  • 1:30PM - 2:00PM Swimmer
    Swimmer is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Dolphin or have equivalent skills. In this class, kids will learn front and back crawl, and how to tread water. The last level in our national YMCA Learn to Swim program, Swimmer teaches children how to stay safe in the water and to develop their swimming skills. Children at this level will have achieved a solid foundation of swimming...
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  • 1:30PM - 2:00PM 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...
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  • 1:30PM - 2:00PM Star 2
    Star 2 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 1 or who show an equivalent skill level. At this level we introduce breaststroke and continue to help kids refine their stroke technique and increase their endurance. In the second level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 2, we continue to encourage your child to build on the optional skills they selected in Star 1. Your child may choose...
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  • 2:00PM - 3:00PM Star 7
    Star 7 is for ages 6 and up who have completed Star 6 or show an equivalent skill level and have a strong interest in pursuing more advanced aquatics certifications. The YMCA Star Leadership program incorporates the Lifesaving Society's Canadian Swim Patrol Program for young lifesavers to nurture your potential lifeguard. Star 7 also includes teaching swim skills using effective feedback to...
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  • 2:00PM - 3:00PM Star 5
    Star 5 is for ages 6 and up who have completed Star 4 or who show an equivalent skill level. This is the first of 3 levels of our star leadership program. We will introduce the butterfly stroke along with lifesaving and first aid elements from the Rookie and Ranger levels of the Canadian Swim Patrol program. Swimmers will also have the opportunity to continue to develop advanced aquatics skills...
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  • 2:00PM - 3:00PM Star 6
    Star 6 is for ages 6 and up who have completed Star 5 or show an equivalent skill level. Swimmers will continue to develop lifesaving and first aid skills at the Ranger and Star level of the Canadian Swim Patrol program. They will also begin to learn how to teach others to swim. Star 6 encourages your child to take responsibility for their own learning outcomes by selecting optional skills to...
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