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Spring Demo Days at the Saddletowne YMCA

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You’ve sprung ahead one hour and your winter jacket is hanging in the back of the closet, unused.  Spring is coming!

Get a head start on the new season by trying out one of the Saddletowne YMCA’s Adult Fitness classes.  March 28th through April 3rd, we will be offering FREE demo classes showcasing martial arts, group fitness, dance and more.  Click here for a complete schedule- we’ll see you then!


YMCA Saddletowne Preschool Open House

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Stop by the Saddletowne Preschool Room over the Spring break and meet our friendly teaching team.  Bring your preschooler and get crafty with art, or run, throw, catch and jump in our multipurpose room.

Whether your child is already registered, or you are looking for the right class for your little learner, we look forward to seeing you!

 

Monday March 28th: 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Thursday March 31st: 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Friday April 1st: 4:00 – 6:00 PM


Spring/Summer Program Registration Now Open to Everyone!

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Spring Program Registration is now open to everyone!

YMCA Calgary offers a variety of programs to accommodate all children, youth, adults and families. You do not need to be a YMCA member to sign-up for our programs. We strive to serve the community by offering programs to promote healthy lifestyles, strong families, and positive youth development to help build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

 

>>SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAM GUIDES<<

Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA

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Melcor YMCA at Crowfoot

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Saddletowne YMCA

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Shawnessy YMCA

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South Health Campus YMCA

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REGISTRATION DATES

REGISTRATION DATES: MEMBER NON-MEMBER
2016 Spring Session Feb 22, 2016 Mar 7, 2016
2016 Summer Session Feb 22, 2016 June 6, 2016

 

HOW TO REGISTER

There are many ways to register for a program — by PHONE, IN PERSON or ONLINE (YMCA members only).

Click the link below to register for Programs, view and change your YMCA account information (including linked memberships) and access your receipts.

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New to online registration?

As a member, you ALREADY have an account. Contact your YMCA location for your login information or access Member Zone and Click Login > Forgot login information? to get started.

Please note: Members on Financial Assistance will not be able to receive a discounted rate on Programs through Member Zone. Please call or visit your YMCA location to register for programs.

 

 


Camp Chief Hector YMCA Family weekend registration – March 3 and 5

Camp Chief Hector YMCA offers a weekend getaway for the entire family during the spring and fall. There are a variety of activities to choose from to create a unique outdoor experience. Participants can try things like horseback riding, hikes, canoeing, high ropes, group games, arts and crafts, climbing tower and evening campfires.

Family Weekends 2015

May 22 – 24 | Jun 5 – 7 – registration begins Mar 3, 8:30am

Sep 25 – 27 – registration begins Mar 5, 8:30am

Included in your Family Weekend registration:
Site Exploration Hike
A choice of two other registered activities
Drop-in activities
Meals
Accommodations in bunk beds
and fun times with your family and new friends!

Click here for all the details!

To register, call 403-269-6156 or 1-866-430-9622 – Jot down preferred activities for each family member before calling for a quick and smooth registration process.

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Horsemanship Lessons

Camp Chief Hector YMCA if offering horseback riding lessons this spring! Learn the basic skills of horsemanship on the ground and in the saddle.

  • At Camp Chief Hector YMCA at the base of the Rockies
  • Sundays: May 11 & 25, June 1 & 8* | 2:30pm – 4:00pm
    *June15 will be an alternate date in case of inclement weather on a scheduled Sunday
  • 7 years and up (a fun activity to do with your kids!)
  • $140

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For more information, or to register, please call 403-269-6156 or 1-866-430-9622 (toll free).


Preschool Graduations, Spring Term just around the corner!

The Saddletowne Preschool department is proud to celebrate another round graduates! Our Winter Term is coming to an end, with songs, games, and smiles. We are very proud of all of our students and all that they have accomplished. We have a strong focus on early literacy and playing to learn; and our students strongly embody these elements.

Our Spring Term will begin on March 31st. If you would like to register your child in a fun, and engaging class: please contact our Member Services Desk for descriptions, times and costs, or contact Preschool Director, Shay O’Brien at 403-537-2712

Some exciting classes:

Cookie Monsters: Thursdays from 3:15-4:15 pm

Let your preschooler learn the basics of baking and cooking in a fun, age-appropriate, and messy class!

Imagination Station: Saturdays from 11:00 -12:00 pm

Allow your child to explore their imagination through art, games, and songs! An hour of wonderful play with fantastic instructors; you could hit the gym while your child enjoys Imagination Station

 

 


Short & Sweet

It’s that time again, Short & Sweet Programming is being offered, set to begin next week!
This winter, Shawnessy YMCA is featuring 3 Short & Sweet (6 week) options for you to try out:

Aqua Boot Camp (ABC) – Mondays at 9:30am – ABC will challenge your senses, pushing you harder than in any other Aquatic Fitness class you’ve tried before!
Pre-Natal Yoga – Thursdays at 6:30pm – Calling all Moms-to-be!  Pre-Natal yoga will teach you relaxation techniques, breathing, and centering for the big day.  It will also focus on postures and positions that have proven to be helpful for you when bringing your bundle of joy into the world.
Stress Reduction & Meditation – Fridays at 11:00am – Let go of stresses that affect your daily life and find peace within.  This class is designed to allow you the time to learn how to truly relax and take time out of your day for yourself.

Short Sessions, Sweet Prices!


YMCA Saddletowne Preschool Afternoon Classes

Give your child plenty of quality time with their friends and YMCA Preschool instructors in this multi-day class. In the classroom children will explore the world around them with developmentally appropriate learning games and activities, story and circle time, art and free play. In the gym, your child will develop their gross motor, space awareness and body management skills with structured and free play activities.

# 84126   M, W, F  1:00-3:00 PM

M $221 NM $323

Class begins May 13th and spaces are limited!  Sign up today by calling 403-237-2393 or visiting our branch!

 


YMCA Saddletowne Preschool Afternoon Classes

Give your child plenty of quality time with their friends and YMCA Preschool instructors in this multi-day class. In the classroom children will explore the world around them with developmentally appropriate learning games and activities, story and circle time, art and free play. In the gym, your child will develop their gross motor, space awareness and body management skills with structured and free play activities.

# 84126   M, W, F  1:00-3:00 PM

M $221 NM $323

Class begins May 13th and spaces are limited!  Sign up today by calling 403-237-2393 or visiting our branch!

 


Horseback Riding lessons start this Sunday (May 5). Sign up today.

Camp Chief Hector YMCA if offering horseback riding lessons this spring! Learn the basic skills of horsemanship on the ground and in the saddle at our Novice Western Riding Lessons.
Instruction includes: Grooming, tacking up, basic riding position and control at the walk & trot.

And, new this session! Novice II lessons – for those who have previously completed our novice lessons.
Instruction includes: Refining control at the walk and trot, building on basic horsemanship skills.

Lessons run 2:30-4:00pm on four Sundays: May 5, 12, 26 and June 2, 2013 (no lesson May 19). More information or to register: 403-269-6156 or toll free 1-866-430-9622.


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