Children


Yo Hablo Español – Spanish for Preschoolers (3-5 yrs) – CANCELLED

Wednesday 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Childcare Room 2 This program is designed for children aged 3 to 5 and is an introduction to the Spanish language. The participants will learn the theme of the day through music, books, playing games, as well as arts and crafts. This hands-on approach will facilitate a better retention of the language. Please remember that mothers must remain in the building while their children attend this class. Please Note: A $5 non-refundable fee for craft materials is included in the price of this course. Instructor: Monica Lara, B. Ed., Escuela ...

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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). The last class is on December 4. ...

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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 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 (2-4 yrs with Mom)

Friday 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. Please Note: There is no class on November 9 (WIWC event). The last class is on December 7. This is an 11-week ...

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Mama’s Movers (12-24 mos. with Mom)

Friday 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. Please Note: There is no class on November 9 (WIWC event). The last class is on December 7. This ...

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Busy Bees (5-12 mos. with Mom)

Friday 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Moms will get an opportunity to stimulate their child with songs, sensory activities and active play. You will engage your child in a variety of activities that are geared to help develop gross and fine motor skills. The last few minutes of class time will be set aside to allow mothers and babies to socialize and interact. Please bring a yoga mat to class. Please Note: A $5 non-refundable fee for craft materials is included in the price of this course. Please Note: There is no class on November 9 (WIWC event). The last ...

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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 on October 8 (Thanksgiving). The last class is on December 3. This is an 11-week course. Instructor: Heather White, B. Music (Memorial ...

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

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 on October 8 (Thanksgiving). The last class is on December 3. This is an 11-week course. Instructor: Heather White, B. Mus. (Memorial University), ...

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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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