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Health, Fitness & Aquatics

Child and Teen Drop In Programs

Stop by for some FUN: creating opportunities for active, healthy kids is a priority at your YMCA.

We've developed programs for youth of all ages that encourage active play while supporting growth, development and friendship.

Programs range from sports and fitness, to leadership development and group activities, to recreation and crafts.  Below, see all of the drop-in youth programs we currently offer at the YMCA Health, Fitness & Recreation Facility in Owen Sound. 

Don't forget to check out our Family Programs if you are looking for something everyone can do together!  

Please check the Program Schedule for class times and dates.

Some programs feature multiple time slots designed for children of different age ranges. Always check the program schedule for details. 

Active Start/Kids/Youth (Multiple times available for children of different ages: Start 3-5yrs, Kids 6-9yrs, Youth 6-12yrs) 
We will play a variety of games, sports and fitness activities, while learning fundmental movements an skills. Something different each week!  Fair play and sportsmanship will be emphasized. Get moving and have fun!

Craft/Lego Kids (Multiple times available for children of different ages, from 0 - 12)
Mess up our space by making seasonal and holiday crafts. We will paint, draw, glue, and create beautiful pieces of art. Get your hands dirty and have fun! Older age groups can also enjoy playing with lego!

Kids Club (4 - 12 years) 
Children will be separated into age categories during program in order to meet age-specific needs. Meet your friends at the Y on Friday nights for sports, crafts & games. 8-12 year olds will also enjoy a swim (4-7 year olds and those who do not pass the swim test will get all their energy out in the gym before heading home to bed). Give mom and dad a couple hours off while you spend time with our staff having fun! 

Note: Program requires parent to sign children in and out. Program does not run on holidays and long weekends. This program is included free for YMCA members, but carries a $7 fee for non-members, to be paid at the Welcome desk each visit. Children must be signed in by 6:15 PM.

Floor Hockey (Ages 10 - 14) 
If you like hockey, this is the place to be! Join us in the gym for skill development and scrimmages with your peers. Sportsmanship and fair play are key. 

Basketball (Multiple times available, ages 8 and up)
Learn drills, practise your skills and play the sport you love. 

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