Due to weather conditions on Friday, February 23rd, some programs may be affected. Please call membership services to confirm program availability.

Please note that starting Tuesday March 6, the Tuesday 8:15 a.m. Barre Class will now start at 8:00 a.m. 

Langara Family YMCA - Winter 2018

Tuesday

Aquatics

  • 5:30AM - 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...
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  • 9:00AM - 11:00AM 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...
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  • 9:00AM - 11:00AM 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...
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  • 9:15AM - 10:00AM 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.

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  • 10:15AM - 11:00AM 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...
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  • 11:00AM - 10:30PM 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...
    Langara Family YMCA
  • 11:00AM - 4:00PM 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
  • 11:00AM - 10:30PM 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
  • 6:00PM - 6:30PM Adult Lessons Drop-in

    It's never too late to learn to swim or improve your stroke technique! Our certified YMCA swim instructors can help you achieve your swimming goals. In addition, you will learn valuable skills that will keep you safe in and around the water with this course.

    This drop-in prorgram is included with your YMCA membership.

    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 7:30PM - 10:30PM 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...
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Child and Family Development

  • 12:30PM - 4:00PM Family Playtime

    Families that spend time together thrive and raise healthy, resilient kids who are connected and engaged with their community. Play with your child and meet other families and make new friends

     

    Langara Family YMCA Childminding Room
  • 4:00PM - 5:00PM Active Games

    Ready, Set, Go! Active Games gives kids the chance to learn the art of team building and cooperation through a variety of fun and easy-to-learn games. Activities are  well structured, positive and FUN, and concentrate on developing the ABCs – Agility, Balance, Coordination and Speed.

    This drop-in program is included with YMCA Membership.

    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium West
  • 4:00PM - 5:00PM 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.

    Langara Family YMCA Multi Purpose Room
  • 4:15PM - 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.

     

    Langara Family YMCA Childminding Room
  • 5:00PM - 6:00PM School Age Creative Play

    It’s easier to learn when you’re having fun! Kids explore their creativity and imagination through activities such as drama, art, games, and circle timeand much more.

    This drop-in program is included with YMCA Membership.

    Langara Family YMCA Multi Purpose room
  • 5:00PM - 6:00PM School Age Creative Play

    It’s easier to learn when you’re having fun! Kids explore their creativity and imagination through activities such as drama, art, games, and circle timeand much more.

    This drop-in program is included with YMCA Membership.

    Langara Family YMCA
  • 5:00PM - 6:00PM Multi-Sports

    Kids can jump, shoot and score while playing a variety of sports related games. They can make friends, have fun and learn the values of fair play through basic sports.

    This drop in program is included with YMCA Membership.

    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium West
  • 5:00PM - 6:00PM Active Play

    Playing and exploring is more fun with friends! Active Play helps kids improve coordination, agility, and balance while engaging in activities with other kids. Children are encouraged to run, jump, catch, throw, balance and alter their body shape in this program that lays the foundation for future success in skill development.

    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium East

Health and Fitness

  • 5:30AM - 7:45AM 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! 

    As well, try a drop-in group fitness class such as bootcamp, zumba or belly dancing! 

    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 8:00AM - 8:45AM 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
  • 8:15AM - 9:00AM 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
  • 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 Fitness Studio
  • 9:30AM - 10:00AM 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
  • 10:30AM - 11:30AM Pilates

    Pilates uses the principles of core strength, breathing and muscular integration to improve your posture, align your body, increase your strength and tone your muscles.

    You will have the choice to use props to assist with your stability and allowing you to increase the intensity of your poses.

    Langara Family YMCA Fitness Studio
  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM Total Sculpt Gold
    Sculpt and tone your muscles through techniques that improve strength and endurance while working your core muscle groups. This class is designed for participants 55 years and older. In addition to our members who are 55+, this class is ideal for those looking for low impact workout and individuals with mobility issues. Our expert instructors will offer a wide variety of options for every fitness...
    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 12:00PM - 1:00PM 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!

    Langara Family YMCA Fitness Studio
  • 4:30PM - 5:30PM Belly Dancing

    Belly Dancing is one of the oldest and most evolved forms of dance in the world. Stretch and tone your body while you learn this ancient and beautiful art form.

    Improve your body awareness and coordination while exploring personal expression. This class works on core muscles, cardio, flexibility and your lower body while enjoying some hip-shaking moves!

    Langara Family YMCA Fitness Studio
  • 5:30PM - 6:30PM 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.

    Langara Family YMCA Fitness Studio
  • 6:00PM - 8:00PM YMCA Steve Nash Youth Basketball League
    Come shoot some hoops with us! Our volunteer-driven league teaches kids the game of basketball with an emphasis on fun and teamwork. In partnership with Steve Nash Youth Basketball and Basketball BC, our league offers kids in grades 2-10 the chance to enjoy playing basketball in a recreational setting as no scores or standings are kept. Girls-only teams are available for grades 4 to 9. NOTE: all...
    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 6:15PM - 7:15PM 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!

    Langara Family YMCA Gymnasium
  • 6:30PM - 7:30PM Tabata

    High‐intensity interval training (HIIT), is an enhanced form of interval training, an exercise strategy alternating periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less‐intense recovery periods. HIIT is a form of cardiovascular exercise.

    Langara Family YMCA Fitness Studio
  • 7:30PM - 8:30PM Pilates

    Pilates uses the principles of core strength, breathing and muscular integration to improve your posture, align your body, increase your strength and tone your muscles.

    You will have the choice to use props to assist with your stability and allowing you to increase the intensity of your poses.

    Langara Family YMCA Fitness Studio

Swim Lessons

  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM 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
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM 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
  • 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM 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
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM 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
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM 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
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM 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
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM 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
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM 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
  • 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM 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
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM 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
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM 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
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM 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
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM 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
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM 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
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM 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
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM 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
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM 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
  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM 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
  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM 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
  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM 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
  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM 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
  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM 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
  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM 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
  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM 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
  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM 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
  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM 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
  • 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...
    Langara Family YMCA Pool
  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM 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
  • 6:00PM - 7:00PM 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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  • 6:00PM - 7:00PM 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
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