A healthy family is a happy family! That’s why at the YMCA of Oakville, we offer a number of safe and active fitness programs, sports programs, and open climb times for the whole family to get fit together.

Family Fitness

Family Drum Fit

7+ yrs

A family friendly class that strengthens the body, brain and the whole family!  Learn simple drumming sequences to the latest tunes in this non competitive and inclusive class. Parents must accompany children to class.

Location: Peter Gilgan Family YMCA, 410 Rebecca St. 

DAYTIMEMEMBERNON-MEMBERREGISTRATION
Sat10:00 - 10:45 am Included Day Pass FeeDrop In
Family Zumba

7+ years

Join us and awaken the inner dancer in you! You and your family will enjoy Latin and international dance routines and discover how easy it is to combine simple dance moves with fitness-based movements. A fun way to get active with the whole family.

Location: Peter Gilgan Family YMCA, 410 Rebecca Street

DAYTIMEMEMBERNON-MEMBERREGISTRATION
Tue6:30 - 7:15 pmIncludedDay Pass FeeDrop In

Child & Teen Fitness

Youth Boot Camp

10+ yrs

Our youth boot camp combines a wide variety of fitness equipment and movements into a fun circuit of challenges and stations specifically designed for youth. This class incorporates traditional boot camp exercises and engaging puzzles and games in a relaxed and supportive environment for youth of all fitness levels and abilities.

Requirements:

  • Age 10+
  • Athletic attire
  • Running shoes
  • Water bottle (recommended)
DAYTIMEMEMBERNON-MEMBERREGISTRATION
Thu5:15 - 6:00 pmIncludedDay Pass FeeDrop In
Youth Cycle Fit

10+ yrs

This 45 minute session is designed to introduce youth to the benefits of cycle fit by incorporating a variety of engaging group games and challenges utilizing, speed, gear level, power output and endurance. Youth cycle fit is created for youth of all fitness levels and encourages friendship and teamwork in a fun and relaxed group setting lead by an experienced instructor.

Requirements:

  • Minimum height: 5’0″
  • Age 10+
  • Athletic attire
  • Running shoes
  • Water bottle (recommended)
DAYTIMEMEMBERNON-MEMBERREGISTRATION
Tue5:00 - 5:45 pmIncludedDay Pass FeeDrop In

Sports & Recreation

Family Badminton

6+ yrs

Games will be organized based on the number of class participants. Bring the whole family for a workout and some fun! Racquets and birdies supplied.

DAYTIMEMEMBERNON-MEMBERREGISTRATION
Sat3:15 - 4:15 pmIncludedDay Pass FeeDrop In
Sun11:00 am - 1:00 pmIncludedDay Pass FeeDrop In
Drop-in Teen Basketball

YMCA drop-in basketball programs emphasizes teamwork, coordination and confidence. Games will be organized based on the number of players with equal playing time given to all.

13-16 yrs

DAYTIMEMEMBERNON-MEMBERREGISTRATION
Mon3:30-6:00 pmIncludedDay Pass FeeDrop In
Tue3:30-6:00 pmIncludedDay Pass FeeDrop In
Wed3:30-5:45 pmIncludedDay Pass FeeDrop In
Fri3:30-5:45 pm
7:30 - 9:30 pm
IncludedDay Pass FeeDrop In

 

Registered Basketball Programs

The YMCA offers 2 registered basketball programs to help your child learn teamwork and improve their game!

Click here for more information on Registered Basketball Programs in your community > 

Jiu-Jitsu

6+ yrs

If you’ve been searching for a fun, but challenging class that teaches self-dense, Jiu-Jitsu at the Y is for you! With an emphasis on punches, kick, throws and controlling holds, it will teach you the most effective ways to defend yourself. Added benefits include increased strength, flexibility and self-confidence.

DAYTIMEMEMBERNON-MEMBERREGISTRATION
Sat
Beg./Coloured Belts
6-8 yrs
9:00 - 10:00 am
10:00 - 11:00 am
IncludedMembers OnlyRegister with
Membership Services
Sat
Beg./Coloured Belts
9-12 yrs
11:00 am-12:30 pm
12:30 - 2:00 pm
IncludedMembers OnlyRegister with
Membership Services
Sat
Open class & testing
13-17 yrs
2:00 - 3:30 pm IncludedMembers OnlyRegister with
Membership Services
Additional Costs
The testing fee is included, uniforms are available for purchase from the class instructor. A $25 annual membership fee is paid directly to the Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Council and collected by class instructor.
Open Rock Climbing

Our indoor rock climbing area, the Adventure Centre, offers lots of fun and challenging climbing possibilities. With 9 ropes accessing a number of (10 m/30 ft) routes of varying difficulty, and over 3,000 square m / 10,000 square ft of bouldering area,  we can provide a climb to challenge every level of climber. Featuring many movable holds and angles as well as two auto-belay units you won’t be waiting long to get to the top!

Kids under 10 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Click here for more information and times for open climb

Soccer

3-8 yrs

This indoor instructional program provides players with the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the soccer including: ball control, passing, shooting and defense. Each session focuses on your child’s skill development in a key area and provide a fun opportunity to apply those skills in a game environment.

*Please note: This program does not run during the summer. The current session will end in June, and a new session will begin in September.

DAYTIMEMEMBERNON-MEMBERREGISTRATION
Sun1:15 - 2:00 pm
3-5 yrs
IncludedDay Pass FeeDrop In
Sun2:15 - 3:00 pm
6-9 yrs
IncludedDay Pass FeeDrop In
Taekwondo

The Oakville Taekwondo Club runs Taekwondo programs throughout the week for YMCA members.

Click here for more information on Taekwondo programs