Children


My First Music Class Thursday (Babies up to 12 mos. with Mom)

Thursday 2:00 - 2:45 p.m. Childcare Room 2 This is an introduction to music for your child and a chance to learn new songs to sing with your child as he/she grows. Stimulate your child with soothing sounds and upbeat tunes. Meet other mothers and expand your musical vocabulary! The last few minutes of class time will be set aside to allow mothers and babies to socialize and interact. Please Note: The last class is on June 7. This is an 8-week course. Instructor: Heather White, B. Music (Memorial University), M. Mus. Studies (Bowling Green State University), PhD. ...

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Children’s Creative Movement (3-5 yrs)

Tuesday 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Gym This class for 3- to 5-year-olds will have children exploring their musical and spatial senses as well as their imaginations. Instructor Sara Abbott will use a foundation of ballet warm-ups, positions, and movements to encourage your child's creativity in dance.  Children should come dressed comfortably and bring a pair of dance slippers. Please remember that mothers must remain in the building while their children attend this class. Please Note:  There is no class on October 16 and 30 (WIWC Events). This is a 10-week course. Ins...

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Mom & Tots Gym (2-3.5 yrs)

Tuesday 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Gym Moms attend this class with their child who will meet new friends and enjoy group participation. We offer parachute play, co-operative games, a mini-gym, songs, balls, and a fun time for the two of you. For children to get the most out of the class, it is preferable for the participants to arrive on time. This is a fast-paced class and you wouldn’t want to miss out on some of the fun! Instructor: Lesley Matheson, YMCA FIT; CAN-FIT-PRO; Mind & Body Fitness Specialist

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Little Learners (Children 2-4 yrs with Mom)

Wednesday 10:55 - 11:55 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Come for an action-packed hour of exciting and engaging learning. You and your child will be introduced to fun games and songs geared towards pre-academic skills. This structured time will include group time, story time, and play-to-learn activities. Children must be 2 years of age at the beginning of the session. Please Note: A $5 non-refundable fee for craft materials is included in the price of this course. Instructor: Wendy Pearson, B.Ed., B.A. (Bishop's University)   

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Mama’s Movers (12-24 mos. with Mom)

Wednesday 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Come and explore with your child in this busy, active class. Each week you will have an opportunity to engage your child in different play activities, sing songs, and participate in a circle time. Your child will be introduced to new activities that will help develop his/her emerging gross motor, fine motor, and sensory skills. Please Note: A $5 non-refundable fee for craft materials is included in the price of this course. Instructor: Wendy Pearson, B.Ed., B.A. (Bishop's University)   

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Busy Bees (5-12 mos. with Mom)

Wednesday 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Moms will get an opportunity to stimulate their child with songs, sensory activities, baby sign language, and active play. You and your "busy bee" will have fun learning baby sign language that you can use at home. You will also get an opportunity to engage your child in a variety of activities that are geared to help develop gross and fine motor skills. Moms, there will also be time set aside for you to discuss baby topics that interest you. The last few minutes of class time will be set aside to allow mothers and babies ...

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Kodomo (Kids’) Karate (4-5 yrs)

Thursday 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Gym What do whoopee cushions, pool noodles and paper plates have to do with martial arts? Your child will find out in this fun and entertaining class! Kodomo Karate is a program designed specifically to introduce preschool-aged children to the beautiful world of traditional martial arts. However, Kodomo is dynamic, fun and allows young children to harness their natural energy in a positive manner. Each week, our instructor will use a different "theme" to explore "dojo etiquette," basic karate techniques, and even some Japanese terminol...

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