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Children

3 months- 5 years

Active Games
This program is for pre school aged children 1-5 years of age. Children get to participate in active games, creative and craft activities, among other age appropriate activities that promote social interaction, physical activity, and motor skill development.  

*Music & Movement (3-5years)
This program will keep your little ones moving, and is designed to keep children actively engaged in music through the use of songs and finger plays.

Child Minding
This service is included with a family membership, can be utilized  by those who require care for their child(ren) while using the YMCA. Time limit: 2 hours. Come join us, there is no need to register! 

3-12 years old

Active & Creative Kids
This drop-in program offers a variety of activities for children including sports, crafts, active games and fitness. The goal of this program is to encourage children to have a healthy lifestyle in a supervised, fun and safe environment.

*Cooking
This registered program learn about nutrition and how to make simple, healthy and delicious snacks! 

*Dance
Children love to explore their creative movement in the fun environment which is filled with songs, imagination and interpretation of music. The love for dance is emphasized as basic dance moves are developmentally introduced. Flexibility, co-ordination, agility, body awareness, confidence, strength, rhythm, and style are an integral part of the techniques and are developed in these fun classes. Registered Program.


**Fri-Y
Children ages 3-12 years can enjoy an evening of swimming, games, activities and dinner. A slice of pizza and a juice is included. Additional pizza and popcorn can be purchased. Cost is $10.00 for members and $15.00 for non-members. Don’t miss out – register now!

Fri Y program dates:

- Friday, January 19th
- Friday, February 16th
- Friday, March 16th
- Friday, April 20th

*Track & Field
Learning the basic movement skills and patterns that are used in multiple Track and Field events.

*Creations for a Cause
In this class we will be teaching children about philanthropy and how to give back to their community in fun and creative ways.

*All Sorts of Sports
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.

*Gymnastics
This physical-literacy based program builds on basic gymnastics skills and floor work techniques while focusing on improving balance, flexibility, strength and special awareness.

*Kidz Construction
This program challenges children to use the provided resources to construct different things such as a bridge out of popsicle sticks, or an egg drop parachute out of a plastic bag and other materials.

6-12 years old

Karate
This registered program emphasizes a non-aggressive approach towards conflict resolution as well as instruction in all the basic blocks, kicks and striking techniques

Specialty Programs - PA Day/Holiday Program**
At the YMCA of Western Ontario, we’d like you to join us this year for fun-filled PA Day and Holiday Programs. With caring staff, exciting activities and terrific facilities…the YMCA is a great place to be when school is out. Each program includes active time in the gym and swimming. Parents are responsible for packing nut free snacks and lunches. Come grow with us in Spirit, Mind and Body all year round. Registration required. 

Learn more about Physical literacy at the Y

Y Birthday Parties**
Celebrate your birthday with the Woodstock YMCA. Choose from our below party options:

Each option includes:

-Food - Pizza and drinks
-Maximum of 10 children
-Extra Child $10/per child
-2 hour party
-Decorated party room
-Party host

Birthday Party Options: 

Dance Party
Dance the party away to some fun tunes in our fitness studio!

Gym Party
Enjoy fun activities in ur gymnasium with access to our equipment. Structured or free play available.  

Swim Party*
Join our Open Swims for a splashin' good time. Adherence to our Swim Policy is required.

Open Swim Admission Policy

Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied WITHIN ARMS REACH by a guardian 13 and over. Guardians can supervise a maximum of two children at a time. They can supervise a maximum of four children if all children are in lifejackets.
 
Children 9 to 12 must have a guardian on the pool deck. If they pass a swim test (issued by lifeguards) the guardian can remain in the building and leave the pool deck.
 
Anyone 13 and over can enter the pool area unaccompanied.

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