Our charity is responding to COVID-19 including temporarily closing all YMCA recreation facilities during this time. Child care, virtual early years community services and career development services will continue to run. The most recent information can be found at ymcaokanagan.ca/COVID19


Kelowna Family YMCA - Child and Youth Programs and Camps

Spring Programs

Apr 14 - Jun 05
Tuesdays OR Fridays, 8:45–10:45 a.m.
Active Arts

Ages 3–5

(Ages 3–5) Each week in this program we will explore age-appropriate sensory stations, crafts, music, stories as well as take a dip in the pool! We will practice turn-taking, sharing and good listening skills — among other social skills — allowing children to learn, play and develop healthy, happy bodies and minds. Please register weekly for this program by calling me...

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: facility drop-in fee

You may only register for one time slot per week.
Weekly registration is required.

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Apr 20 - Jun 01
Mondays, 3:30–5:00 pm
Active Kids

Ages 5-12

(Ages 5–12) Join our enthusiastic Y leaders for some blood-pumping, high-energy action after school in this popular program! We want to keep children moving by using gym challenges and game favourites to encourage physical activity in a fun and engaging way. Weekly registration required. Active Kids does not run on statutory holidays.

Member: included in child membership
Non-Member: facility drop-in fee

No class May 18 (Victoria Day).
Weekly registration required.

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Apr 14 - Jun 04
Tuesdays OR Thursdays from 4:15–5:15 pm
JKA Shotokan Pee Wee Karate

Ages 4–6

(Ages 4–6) The Kelowna Family Y is proud to now offer belt progression and traditional Shotokan methods of training recognized by the Japan Karate Association (JKA) of British Columbia. In this level your child will develop mobility, mental awareness, correct posture, positive attitudes, and confidence while learning basic techniques in a fun and safe environment. This is an energetic cl...

Member: $40/session + $50 JKA Gi
Non-Member: $80/session + $50 JKA Gi

Kids Karate—Beginner Level (Ages 7–10)
The beginner kids will learn traditional karate basics and get the opportunity to train in the newest, most innovative athletic methods to improve the students’ potential. This class will help our students better understand the importance of being confident, focused, and passionate in developing their own character and karate skills. All participants require a JKA Karate Gi to participate.

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Apr 15 - Jun 03
Saturdays, 10:00-10:45 am OR 11:00-11:45 am
Let's Dance

Ages 5–14

(Ages 5–14) Does your child want to develop their dance skills? Our qualified instructor will teach an energetic, fun and modern dance incorporating a variety of styles. Classes include basic technique and step-by-step choreography, so no previous dance experience is necessary. Please attend all classes to prepare for the final day show. Let's Dance does not run on statutory holi...

Member: included in child membership
Non-Member: $60/session

Ages 5–7
There will be no class on May 16 (Victoria Day)

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Apr 15 - Jun 03
Wednesdays, 4:30–5:30 pm
Let's Dance

Ages 5–14

(Ages 5–14) Does your child want to develop their dance skills? Our qualified instructor will teach an energetic, fun and modern dance incorporating a variety of styles. Classes include basic technique and step-by-step choreography, so no previous dance experience is necessary. Please attend all classes to prepare for the final day show. Let's Dance does not run on statutory holi...

Member: included in child membership
Non-Member: $60/session

Ages 8–10

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Mar 28 - Jun 25
Monday–Friday from 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Family Play Time

Free drop-in program for ages 0–6 and their caregivers

Drop in and spend some quality play time with your children and friends. Explore, create, imagine, and play in a variety of activities for you and your child. Meet other families through group activities in a comfortable play environment and learn about services in your community. YMCA Early Childhood Educators with skills and knowledge in child development are on site to enhance your child...

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Closed for statutory holidays: April 10 (Good Friday), April 13 (Easter), May 3 (Healthy Kids Day) and May 18 (Victoria Day).
Parent supervision is required.

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Apr 14 - Jun 04
Tuesdays OR Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:00 pm
JKA Shotokan Pee Wee Karate

Ages 4–6

(Ages 4–6) The Kelowna Family Y is proud to now offer belt progression and traditional Shotokan methods of training recognized by the Japan Karate Association (JKA) of British Columbia. In this level your child will develop mobility, mental awareness, correct posture, positive attitudes, and confidence while learning basic techniques in a fun and safe environment. This is an energetic cl...

Member: $40/session + $50 JKA Gi
Non-Member: $80/session + $50 JKA Gi

Pee Wee Karate—Beginner Level (Ages 4–6)
In this level your child will develop mobility, mental awareness, correct posture, positive attitudes, and confidence while learning basic techniques in a fun and safe environment. This is an energetic class where you get to see your kids learning and having a great time! A JKA Karate Gi is mandatory for participation.

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Mar 28 - Jun 25
Saturday–Sunday from 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Family Play Time

Free drop-in program for ages 0–6 and their caregivers

Drop in and spend some quality play time with your children and friends. Explore, create, imagine, and play in a variety of activities for you and your child. Meet other families through group activities in a comfortable play environment and learn about services in your community. YMCA Early Childhood Educators with skills and knowledge in child development are on site to enhance your child...

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Closed for statutory holidays: April 10 (Good Friday), April 13 (Easter), May 3 (Healthy Kids Day) and May 18 (Victoria Day).
Parent supervision is required.

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Apr 15 - Jun 03
Thursdays, 4:30–5:30 pm
Let's Dance

Ages 5–14

(Ages 5–14) Does your child want to develop their dance skills? Our qualified instructor will teach an energetic, fun and modern dance incorporating a variety of styles. Classes include basic technique and step-by-step choreography, so no previous dance experience is necessary. Please attend all classes to prepare for the final day show. Let's Dance does not run on statutory holi...

Member: included in child membership
Non-Member: $60/session

Ages 11-14

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Apr 19 - Jun 07
Sundays, 1:00 –1:45 pm
Junior Tennis

Ages 5–14

(Ages 5–14) Junior Tennis introduces your child to the game of tennis through a combination of instruction and play. Classes start with warm-up and skill development and end with a friendly round robin. Sessional registration required. An ePACT online medical consent form is required for camp registration. Junior Tennis does not run on statutory holidays.

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $60/session

Ages 5-7

No class on May 3 (Healthy Kids Day event) and on May 17 (Victoria Day).

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Apr 19 - Jun 03
Sundays, 2:00–2:45 pm
Junior Tennis

Ages 5–14

(Ages 5–14) Junior Tennis introduces your child to the game of tennis through a combination of instruction and play. Classes start with warm-up and skill development and end with a friendly round robin. Sessional registration required. An ePACT online medical consent form is required for camp registration. Junior Tennis does not run on statutory holidays.

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $60/session

Ages 8–10

No class on May 3 (Healthy Kids Day event) and on May 17 (Victoria Day).

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Apr 19 - Jun 07
Sundays, 3:00–3:45 pm
Junior Tennis

Ages 5–14

(Ages 5–14) Junior Tennis introduces your child to the game of tennis through a combination of instruction and play. Classes start with warm-up and skill development and end with a friendly round robin. Sessional registration required. An ePACT online medical consent form is required for camp registration. Junior Tennis does not run on statutory holidays.

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $60/session

Ages 11–14

No class on May 3 (Healthy Kids Day event) and on May 17 (Victoria Day).

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Apr 17 - Jun 05
Fridays, 3:15-4:00 pm (5-7), or 4:15-5:15 pm (8-10), 5:30-6:30 pm (11-14)
Y Basketball

Ages 5–14

The YMCA Basketball program is designed to be energetic, inclusive, fun and strives to teach children the values of participating in sport for life. Basketball is a great form of exercise that also fosters team-building skills and a sense of community. Through weekly sessions, children from ages 5–14 will learn all the FUNdamentals of the sport of basketball, a game that was invented at ...

Member: $40/session
Non-Member: $80/session
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Apr 14 - Jun 04
Tuesdays, 5:30–7:30 pm
Girls Unite

Ages 7–14

(Ages 7–14) We want all girls to embrace their unique qualities and shine bright like a star! Have your girl join our inspiring leaders to participate in activities designed to celebrate, encourage and empower girls as well as build strong friendships and happy, healthy bodies. An ePACT online medical consent form is required for registration.

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $60/session

Ages 7–9

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Apr 14 - Jun 04
Thursdays, 6:00–8:00 pm
Girls Unite

Ages 7–14

(Ages 7–14) We want all girls to embrace their unique qualities and shine bright like a star! Have your girl join our inspiring leaders to participate in activities designed to celebrate, encourage and empower girls as well as build strong friendships and happy, healthy bodies. An ePACT online medical consent form is required for registration.

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $60/session

Ages 10–14

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Apr 15 - Jun 03
Mondays, 5:30–7:30 pm
Boys in Action

Ages 7–14

(Ages 7–14) This program is just for the guys! Our awesome leaders use a variety of fun, active and engaging activities to promote healthy living, encourage positive friendships and give boys an opportunity to build on lifelong skills. An ePACT online medical consent form is required for registration. Boys in Action does not run on statutory holidays.

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $50/session

Ages 7–9

No class May 18 (Victoria Day).

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Apr 15 - Jun 03
Wednesdays, 6:00–8:00 pm
Boys in Action

Ages 7–14

(Ages 7–14) This program is just for the guys! Our awesome leaders use a variety of fun, active and engaging activities to promote healthy living, encourage positive friendships and give boys an opportunity to build on lifelong skills. An ePACT online medical consent form is required for registration. Boys in Action does not run on statutory holidays.

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $60/session

Ages 10–14

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Apr 17 - Jun 12
Fridays, 6:00–9:00 pm
Movie Mania

Ages 8–13

(Ages 8–13) Parents, enjoy a workout or night out on Friday night while your child watches a movie and has fun in the pool with friends—all in a supervised environment. Popcorn included! Pizza and juice is available for $2. Registration will open on Fridays for the following week. Call 250-491-9622 to register or visit member services. Children under 10 years old must be signed...

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $10/class

Weekly registration is required.

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Apr 17 - Jun 12
Fridays, 6:00-9:00 pm
Gym and Swim

Ages 8-13

(Ages 8–13)Too much energy for Movie Mania? Join us for an energy-filled evening that starts out with some of your favourite gym games, followed by some fun times with friends in the pool. Pizza and juice is available for $2. Weekly registration is required.

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $10/class

Weekly registration required

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May 24 - Jun 07
Sundays, 1:30–4:00 pm
Home Alone and Prepared

Ages 9–12

(Ages 9–12) This course prepares children for the responsibilities of looking after themselves alone at home for short periods of time. Hands-on activities and group interactive learning cover the basics of first aid, responding to emergencies, kitchen safety, internet safety, stranger danger awareness and fire safety skills. Participants must attend all classes and pass the final exam t...

Member: $40/course
Non-Member: $60/course

Participants must attend all classes and pass the final exam to be certified.

Registration Deadline: Monday, May 17. 

Class dates: May 24 and 31, June 7. 

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Apr 17 - Jun 05
Fridays, 4:30–6:00 pm
Youth Leadership Development

Ages 12–15

(Ages 12–15) Making an impact starts here. Our Youth Leadership Development program will help teens get to know themselves better while learning fundamental leadership skills and making new friends in a fun, inclusive environment. Through a variety of different games, activities, discussions and presentations, leaders will develop communication skills, work together with their peers and ...

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $60/course
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Apr 14 - Jun 04
Tuesdays or Thursdays, 3:00-4:00 pm
Use Your Imagination

Ages 3-7

Does your child spin incredible tales full of fire-breathing dragons, twirl along with a friend in fairy tale land or turn your sandbox into a dino bone excavation site? Let your child discover the power of their imagination through literacy, pretend play, music & movement activities and open-ended opportunities to create. We invite you to enter our magical world where anything is possible...

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $50/session
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Apr 01 - Jun 03
Wednesdays, 5:00-7:00 pm
Generation Health

Families with children ages 8–12

Join other families with children ages 8–12 who want to be on a path to healthy weight and lifestyle. Generation Health (formerly Family Healthy Living Program) is a free, 10-week programthat will teach you skills to support your family’s health and quality of life, eat healthy, be more active and promote positive mental and social health. Topics include: Healthy eating and act...

Member: FREE
Non-Member: FREE

Formerly known as Family Health Living Program. 

 

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Apr 04 - Jun 13
Saturdays (see notes for time slots)
Birthday Parties

Ages 0–12

Gym Parties (Ages 0–12) Gym parties include access to our rock climbing wall, bouncy castle, obstacle courses and sports equipment for with our party host. Pool Parties (Ages 3–12) Our party host will lead the group through various water games, then your child can use the diving boards or relax in the hot tub. Please ask us about pool safety rules and adult-to-child ratios. All...

Member: $150/party
Non-Member: $200/party

Time slots:

  • 12:30–2:30 pm (Gym)
  • 1:30–3:30 pm (Gym)
  • 3:30–5:30 pm (Gym or Pool)

No bookings April 11 (Easter Weekend).

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