Kelowna Family YMCA - Child and Youth Programs and Camps

Fall Programs

Sep 04 - Jan 06
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 child and adult. Children 2 and under play for free.

Closed for statutory holidays.
Parent supervision is required.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 25 - Dec 11
Tuesdays, 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 child membership
Non-Member: facility drop-in fee

No class November 13.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 28 - Dec 14
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 child membership
Non-Member: facility drop-in fee

No class October 5 & 19.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 24 - Dec 10
Mondays, 9–9:45 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 child membership
Non-Member: facility drop-in fee

Weekly registration is required.
You may only register for one time slot per week.
No class on October 8 and November 12.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 24 - Dec 10
Mondays, 10–10:45 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 child membership
Non-Member: facility drop-in fee

Weekly registration is required.
You may only register for one time slot per week.
No class on October 8 and November 12.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 24 - Dec 10
Mondays, 3:30–5:00 p.m.
Active Kids

Ages 5-10

This is the perfect chance for your child to try a new sport and make a few new friends along the way. Every week will feature a different activity that is sure to get blood pumping and hearts racing! Weekly registration required. Active Kids does not run on statutory holidays.

Member: included in child membership
Non-Member: $5/class

No class October 18 or November 12.
Weekly registration required.

Weekly Focus:
September 24: Kids’ Choice Gym Games
October 1: Badminton
October 15: Floor Hockey
October 22: Basketball
October 29: Swimming
November 5: Tag Games
November 19: Beach Ball Volleyball
November 26: Rock Climbing & Free Choice Gym
December 3: Classic Gym Games
December 10: Swimming

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 25 - Dec 13
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.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 25 - Dec 13
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. All participants require a JKA Karate Gi to participate.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 26 - Dec 12
Wednesdays, 3:15–4:00 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: $40/session
Non-Member: $80/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 12 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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Sep 26 - Dec 12
Wednesdays, 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: $40/session
Non-Member: $80/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 12 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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Oct 14 - Dec 09
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

No class on November 11.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Oct 14 - Dec 09
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: $60/session

Ages 8–10

No class on November 11.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Oct 14 - Dec 09
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

No class on November 11.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 26 - Dec 12
Wednesdays, 3:30–4:15 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 child membership
Non-Member: $75/session

Ages 5–7

No class October 31.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 26 - Dec 12
Wednesdays, 4:30–5:30 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 child membership
Non-Member: $75/session

Ages 8–12

No class October 31.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 27 - Dec 13
Thursdays, 3:45–5:45 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 child membership
Non-Member: $100/session

Ages 7–9

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 27 - Dec 13
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 child membership
Non-Member: $100/session

Ages 10–14

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 25 - Dec 11
Tuesdays, 3:45–5:45 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 child membership
Non-Member: $100/session

Ages 7–9

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 25 - Dec 11
Tuesdays, 6–8 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 child membership
Non-Member: $100/session

Ages 10–14

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 21 - Dec 14
Fridays, 6–9 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 child membership
Non-Member: $10/class

Weekly registration is required.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Oct 19 - Oct 19
8:30 a.m.–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: October 12

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Nov 13 - Nov 13
8:30 a.m.–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: November 6

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Dec 27 - Jan 04
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (see notes for exact dates)
Elves at Play Holiday Camp

Ages 5–12

Whether you need some time to prepare for the holidays or just want your child to have an active day of holiday fun, the Y has what you’re looking for! Register daily or weekly in our Holiday Camp for a whole lot of festive fun including cool winter crafts, holiday themes active games, as well as time to enjoy the pool. An ePACT online medical consent form is required for registration.

Member: $40/day or $175/5 days
Non-Member: $55/day $250/5 days

Registration deadline: December 17:

The following dates are available for registration:
December 27
December 28
January 2
January 3
January 4

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Oct 15 - Oct 29
Mondays, 4:00–6:00 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 all classes and pass the final exam to be certified.

Registration Deadline: October 8

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Nov 05 - Nov 28
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Babysitter Training 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 classes, pass the final exam and complete a practicum to be certified.

Registration Deadline: October 29

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Sep 15 - Dec 15
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)

No bookings available on October 6 and 27.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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Oct 10 - Dec 19
Wednesdays, 6–8 p.m.
Family Healthy Living Program

Families with children ages 8–12

Join other families who want to be on a path to healthy weight and lifestyle. The Family Healthy Living Program is a free, 10-week programthat will teach you skills to support your family’s quality of life, eat healthy, be more active and promote positive mental and social health. Topics include: Introduction to healthy eating and active living Setting goals and using effective rewards H...

Member: FREE
Non-Member: FREE

Families must meet qualifications to register for this program.

Kelowna Family YMCA
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