Children


Celebrating Diversity: Circle Time Stories (3-5 yrs with Mom)

Friday 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Each week, moms and their young children will gather to sing classic children’s songs, play warm-up group games, and then settle in to hear the “Story of the Week” featuring a specific theme of diversity, whether it be developmental, cultural, linguistic, or lifestyle. The aim of this course is to present children’s books that address individual differences, which help build our understanding of our unique selves. Mothers will also learn simple visualization and relaxation techniques to observe a sense of belonging ...

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Mom & Tots Yoga (4-5 yrs)

Monday 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Gym Filled with movement, stories and song, this class encourages children to explore their unique expressions of self through yoga movement. Themed classes engage imagination through lively activities, cooperative games, and art. Each class will explore a yoga-based theme reinforced with a craft at the end of the class. We move from giggles to calm while developing gross and fine motor coordination, focus, and social skills. Moms can easily take what they learn in class and bring it to the home, growing body and mind awareness at their own ...

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Mom & Tots Yoga (2-3 yrs)

Monday 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Gym Filled with movement, stories and song, this class encourages children to explore their unique expressions of self through yoga movement. Themed classes engage imagination through lively activities, cooperative games, and art. Each class will explore a yoga-based theme reinforced with a craft at the end of the class. We move from giggles to calm while developing gross and fine motor coordination, focus, and social skills. Moms can easily take what they learn in class and bring it to the home, growing body and mind awareness at their own ...

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Mom & Tots Gym (2-3.5 yrs)

Tuesday 10:00 - 10:45 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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Mom & Tots Zumba® (4-5 yrs)

Tuesday 1:00 - 1:45 p.m Gym A fun, light exercise class where children and their moms get the chance to be active and jam out to their favourite music. Together you will enjoy dance routines from around the world and discover how easy it is to combine simple dance moves with fitness-based movements. The class will feature kid-friendly routines where we break down the steps; games; activities; and cultural exploration elements. It’s a fun way to bond with your child and get active together through playful, creative, and celebratory experiences. Please Note: ...

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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: There is no class November 22. The last class is on December 6. This is an 11-week course. Please Note: A $5 non-refundable fee for craft materials is included in the price of this course....

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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: There is no class November 22. The last class is on December 6. This is an 11-week course. Please Note: A $5 non-refundable fee for craft materials is included in the price of ...

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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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Toddler Tunes (Children 12-24 mos. with Mom)

Monday 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Toddlers between 1 to 2 years of age are busy learning and exploring movement and speech. Using music as a vehicle, we will be connecting singing/speech with gesture and exploring beat through basic movement and small percussion instruments. The last few minutes of class time will be set aside to allow mothers and toddlers to socialize and interact. Please Note: There is no class October 9 (Thanksgiving). The last class is on December 4. This is an 11-week course. Instructor: Heather White, B. Music (Memorial Univer...

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My First Music Class (Babies up to 12 mos. with their Moms)

Monday 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom 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: There is no class October 9 (Thanksgiving). The last class is on December 4. This is an 11-week course. Instructor: Heather White, B. Mus. (Memorial University), M. ...

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