The KAJ Snowfest will take place at H2O from January 18–20. View the swim meet schedule for times and disruption details.


Kelowna Family YMCA - Child and Youth Programs and Camps

Winter Programs

Jan 07 - Mar 17
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Parent and Tot Play Time

Ages 0-5

Parent and Tot Play Time is a great opportunity for your toddler or preschooler to socialize and play! Your child can explore various climbing apparatuses, sports equipment and other toys. It's also the perfect time to meet other parents. Please note: your child MUST be supervised at all times.

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: facility drop-in fee for adult and child

Closed for statutory holidays.
Parent supervision is required.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 22 - Mar 15
Tuesdays OR Fridays, 8:45–10:45 a.m.
Active Arts

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 member services (250-49...

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

You may only register for one time slot per week.
Weekly registration is required.
No class on February 22.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 21 - Mar 11
Mondays, 9:00 a.m.—9:45 a.m. OR 10:00 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
Music and Movement

Ages 3–5

Children love music and they love to move!Your preschooler can explore their imagination and express their creative talent in this fun interactive class. We’ll explore a variety of movement stations in the gym along with circle songs, parachute games and other group activities designed to get the wiggles out. Please register weekly for this program by calling member services (250-491-962...

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

You may only register for one time slot per week.
Weekly registration is required.
No class February 18.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 22 - Mar 14
Tuesdays OR Thursdays from 4:15–5:15 p.m.
JKA Shotokan Karate

Ages 4–10

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. Belt testing fees are not included in registration fees and are paid directly to the JKA. You may only register for one time slot per week. Sessional registration required.

Member: $40/session + $50 JKA Gi
Non-Member: $60/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. A JKA Karate Gi is mandatory for participation.

No class on February 12.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 23 - Mar 13
Wednesdays, 3:15–4:00 p.m. OR 4:15–5:00 p.m.
Jr. NBA

Ages 5–7

For parents of young players there is one guiding principle: If you want your young player to develop a love for basketball, he or she must first develop a passion for the game. To do that, he or she must enjoy the game and see basketball, particularly at a young age, as an activity that comes with a smile. The Jr. NBA program will focus on the fundamental movement skills of running, jumping, thro...

Member: $20/session
Non-Member: $50/session

Rookie Division
This entry-level program introduces kids ages 5 to 7 to basketball in a fun, active and healthy learning environment. In partnership with NBA Canada, the Jr. NBA Rookie Division program offers 8 weeks of fun drills and modified games created by NBA-approved basketball experts. Weekly practices are 45 minutes in duration and both equipment and activities are designed to be age-appropriate and fun! Participants will also receive a size-appropriate Spalding® Rookie Gear Basketball and NBA team branded t-shirt and certificate of completion.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 22 - Mar 14
Tuesdays OR Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:00 p.m.
JKA Shotokan Karate

Ages 4–10

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. Belt testing fees are not included in registration fees and are paid directly to the JKA. You may only register for one time slot per week. Sessional registration required.

Member: $40/session + $50 JKA Gi
Non-Member: $60/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.

No class on February 12.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 20 - Mar 10
Sundays, 1:00 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
Junior Tennis

6–14

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: $80/session

Ages 6–8

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 20 - Mar 10
Sundays, 2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Junior Tennis

6–14

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: $80/session

Ages 8–10

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 20 - Mar 10
Sundays, 3:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Junior Tennis

6–14

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: $80/session

Ages 10–14

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 23 - Mar 13
Wednesdays, 3:15–4:00 p.m.
Let's Dance

Ages 5–12

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 holidays. An ePACT online ...

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

Ages 5–7

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 23 - Mar 13
Wednesdays, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Girls Unite

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: $75/session

Ages 7–9

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 21 - Mar 11
Mondays, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Boys in Action

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.

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $75/session

Ages 7–9

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 18 - Mar 15
Fridays, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Movie Mania

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 in and out of the pro...

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

Weekly registration is required.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Feb 22 - Feb 22
8:30–4:30 p.m.
Pro Day Camps

Ages 5–12

Looking for something active and fun for your child do during the day off school? Bring them to burn off some energy with gym activities, swimming, themed crafts and games. An ePACT online medical consent form is required for camp registration.

Member: $40/day
Non-Member: $55/day

Registration deadline: Monday, February 18

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 27 - Feb 03
Sundays, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Home Alone and Prepared

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 to be certified.

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

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

Registration Deadline: Monday, January 21

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 12 - Mar 09
Saturdays (see notes for time slots)
Birthday Parties

Ages 0–12

Gym Parties Gym parties include access to our rock climbing wall, bouncy castle, obstacle courses and sports equipment for with our partyleader. Pool Parties 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. The minimum age required for pool parties is 3 years. All parties include… Decorated party room (tab...

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

Time slots:

  • 12:30–2:30 p.m. (Gym)
  • 1:30–3:30 p.m. (Gym)
  • 3:30–5:30 p.m. (Gym or Pool)

 

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Mar 18 - Mar 22
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Morning Mini Camps (Kelowna Family Y)

Ages 3–5

Mini Camps at the Y provide fun, engaging and interactive experiences for your preschooler! Your child will explore crafts, stories, imaginative play and active games around age-appropriate themes. Each week will also include swim time.

Member: $100/week
Non-Member: $150/week

Theme: Zootopia

Registration Deadline: March 10

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Mar 25 - Mar 29
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Morning Mini Camps (Kelowna Family Y)

Ages 3–5

Mini Camps at the Y provide fun, engaging and interactive experiences for your preschooler! Your child will explore crafts, stories, imaginative play and active games around age-appropriate themes. Each week will also include swim time.

Member: $100/week
Non-Member: $150/week

Theme: Build it!

Registration deadline: March 17

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Mar 18 - Mar 22
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Morning Swim and Sport Camps (Kelowna Family Y)

Ages 5–7 & 8–12

In this morning camp, your child will participate in an instructed swim lesson, have some fun free swim time and then dry off and hit up our gymnasium for some active sports and gym game favorites.

Member: $100/week
Non-Member: $150/week

Registration Deadline: March 10

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Mar 25 - Mar 29
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Morning Swim and Sport Camps (Kelowna Family Y)

Ages 5–7 & 8–12

In this morning camp, your child will participate in an instructed swim lesson, have some fun free swim time and then dry off and hit up our gymnasium for some active sports and gym game favorites.

Member: $100/week
Non-Member: $150/week

Registration Deadline: March 17

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Mar 18 - Mar 22
12:30–4:30 p.m.
Afternoon Theme Camps (Kelowna Family Y)

Ages 5–10

In our afternoon camp, we’ll explore fun themes through super cool crafts, partner and team challenges, kid-approved active games, swimming and more!

Member: $100/week
Non-Member: $150/week

Theme: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!

Registration Deadline: March 10

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Mar 25 - Mar 29
12:30–4:30 p.m.
Afternoon Theme Camps (Kelowna Family Y)

Ages 5–10

In our afternoon camp, we’ll explore fun themes through super cool crafts, partner and team challenges, kid-approved active games, swimming and more!

Member: $100/week
Non-Member: $150/week

Theme: KFY Carnival

Registration Deadline: March 17

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 21 - Mar 11
Mondays (ages 5–7) or Thursdays (ages 8–10), 3:30–5:00 p.m.
Active Kids

Ages 5-10

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 February 18.
Weekly registration required.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 23 - Mar 13
Wednesdays, 4:15–5:15 p.m.
Let's Dance

Ages 5–12

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 holidays. An ePACT online ...

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

Ages 8–12

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 24 - Mar 14
Thursdays, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Girls Unite

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: $75/session

Ages 10–14

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 22 - Mar 12
Tuesdays, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Boys in Action

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.

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $75/session

Ages 10–14

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Feb 10 - Mar 10
Sundays, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Babysittng Course

Ages 11–14

This course teaches youth basic first aid and caregiving skills to become effective, confident babysitters. Participants learn how to care for younger children in a variety of age groups, how to prevent and respond to emergencies and learn about appropriate activities and nutrition for children in their care. Participants must attend classes, pass our final exam and complete a practicum to be cert...

Member: $60/course
Non-Member: $75/course

Participants must attend all classes, pass the final exam and complete a practicum to be certified.

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 4

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Jan 22 - Mar 12
Tuesdays, 4:00–5:30 p.m.
Youth Leadership Development

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 gain self-confidence. Y...

Member: included in membership
Non-Member: $75/course
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