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PROGRAM GUIDE John Tod Centre Y (250) 554-9622

Downtown Y

(250) 372-7725

CCRR-Early Years (250) 376-4771

Youth Employment Services

(250) 377-3670 ext. 5512

Y Women’s Emergency Shelter

(250) 374-6162

Administration (250) 376-9744

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Membership Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Fitness Centre Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Health & Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 - 15 Group Fitness Schedules. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 - 7 Fitness Classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 - 12 Kids Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Aquatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 - 23 Become a Lifeguard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Recreational Swim Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Swim Lessons Schedules and Descriptions. . . . 21 - 23 Children & Youth Programs. . . . . . . . . . . . 25 - 27 Licensed School Age Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Playcare Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Healthy Kids Day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Strength in Being a Boy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Power of Being a Girl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 CCRR - Early Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 - 35 Family Enrichment & Early Years Programs . . . . . . 31 Childcare Resource & Referral . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Youth Mindfulness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Youth Employment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Shelter Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Get connected at the Y TODAY!

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Table of Contents Everyone is healthier in a supportive community

Health and well-being at the Y is so much more than working out. You will find all the ingredients for success at your Kamloops Y: • A place where you and your family always feel welcome and secure • An unbeatable package of services at an affordable price: extensive fitness facilities, classes, children’s programs and family support services • Convenience: two full-service locations and programs that fit into your busy schedule • Friendly and supportive staff and volunteers who inspire you and make you feel good about participating • A place where you can belong and make a difference as a volunteer and a donor The Kamloops YMCA-YWCA is committed to building a community of healthy, confident and connected children, youth, adults, and families.

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Membership Information

Register Today Enjoy the all inclusive benefits of a Y membership  ver 100 group fitness classes like O Better Bones, Zumba, Stretch for Health, Group RX, Barre and yoga.

F ull access to the John Tod Centre Y including the functional fitness area and gymnasium

F ull access to the Downtown Y including pool, hot tub, sauna and aquafit classes

Expert fitness staff at each Y location

Access to Playcare (child minding)

Access to YMCAs across Canada

Downtown Y

John Tod Centre Y

CCRR-Early Years

Monday-Friday

5:30 am - 10:00 pm

6:00 am - 9:00 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday

7:00 am - 8:00 pm

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed

Sunday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

9:00 am - 3:00 pm (Starting Sept 10)

Closed

Statutory Holidays

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Closed

Closed

Hours of Operation

400 Battle Street 250-372-7725

150 Wood Street 250-554-9622

150 Wood Street 250-376-4771

Please note: There are no fitness classes, playcare or swim lessons at either Y location during holiday long weekends.

Continual Membership fees

Drop - In Full Facility

14-Visit Pool Punch Pass

Adult (26 years +) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $48 Senior (65 years +) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $36 Young Adult (19 - 25 years) . . . . . . . . . . . $36 Youth (12-18 years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $31 Child (0-11 years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24 Family* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $96

Adult (26 years +) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.15 Senior (65 years +) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.60 Young Adult (19 - 25 years) . . . . . . . . . . $7.60 Youth (12-18 years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.50 Child (5-11 years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.10

Adult (26 years +) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $71.20 Senior (65 years +) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $53.40 Young Adult (19 - 25 years) . . . . . . . . . $53.40 Youth (12-18 years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $46.30 Child (5-11 years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $35.60

One-Month Membership Fees

Drop - in Pool only

Adult (26 years +) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.50 Senior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4.10 Young Adult (19 - 25 years) . . . . . . . . . . $4.10 Youth (12-18 years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3.60 Child (5-11 years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2.75 Preschool (4 & under) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Free

Playcare Drop-in

Adult (26 years +) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $64 Senior (65 years +) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $48 Young Adult (19 - 25 years) . . . . . . . . . . . . $48 Youth (12-18 years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $41.60 Child (0-11 years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $32 Family* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$128

with accompanying adult

Family* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11

$7.50 for maximum 1.5 hours per day * A family is defined as 2 adults (married or commonlaw) and their dependents, all residing at the same address. The first member must be an adult. All children and dependent students must reside with their parent. * Picture ID is required when purchasing Day Passes for ages 13 years+ * Fees subject to applicable taxes

Holds & Cancellations Hold Requests memberships can be put on hold for 1 to 4 months. Hold requests must be placed at least 7 days before your next payment date. Cancellation requests for memberships with a preauthorized payment plan must be submitted in writing 30 days before next scheduled payment date. For our full Hold and Cancellation Policies, please visit www.KamloopsY.ca/membership

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We reserve the right to change schedules. • Fees subject to applicable taxes.

The Kamloops YMCA-YWCA is a charitable organization committed to serving everyone in our community, including people with limited financial means.


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Fitness Centre Services

MEET OUR

FITNESS TEAM Ashley, Deb, Kassie and Julie

Great things going on with fitness

HEALTH & WELLNESS Services-included in your membership Lets get you connected!

Group fitness classes

Approximately 1 hour in length Included in Membership.

New & included in your membership:

Meet with a certified trainer Receive a weight room orientation to get you started Determine which Group/Aquatic Fitness classes are best for you

Already a member?

If you have hit a plateau, if you’re bored or need a little help, you can book an appointment with a Certified Fitness Trainer to get you to the next level.

There are over 100 classes every week included in your membership. You can download the latest schedules at KamloopsY.ca or pick up a copy at the Membership Services desk at either location. Beats - JTCY Express Barre - DTY & JTCY Roll & Restore - JTCY & DTY Evening Yoga - JTCY & DTY Total Massage, Relaxation & Beyond - JTCY

Approximately 1 hour in length Included in Membership.

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GROUP FITNESS CLASSES Let the enthusiasm & energy of the group be your FUEL! For the most up to date fitness schedules and detailed descriptions of classes check out our website, KamloopsY.ca, or pick up a copy at one of our fitness facilities. Our instructors are certified fitness leaders who receive continuing education credits yearly.

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classes

every week

included in membership!

LOWER INTENSITY • 60+ Circuit Class • Adapted Zumba • Better Bones • Dancercize • Gentle Aqua-fit • Line Dancing

• Limited Mobility Yoga • Nia & Gentle Nia • Posture, Balance & Strength (PBS) • Roll & Restore • Stretch for Health

• Total Massage, Relaxation & Beyond • Wing Chun Kung Fu • Yoga • Yoga Stretch • Yoga Pure & Simple

MEDIUM • Balanced Barre/ Express Barre • Beats • Cardio Jam/Gold • Cyclefit & Core • Cyclefit & Pump • Cyclefit & Yoga • Group RX RIP

HIGH • Abs & Buns • Boot Camp • Core Conditioning • Cyclefit • Cyclefit Bootcamp • Full Body Conditioning

INTENSITY

• Hydro - Fit • Level 1 Pilates • Martial Arts • Morning Yoga • Intro Step • Step Combo • Step N RX • Zumba

INTENSITY • High Energy Step •H  igh Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) • Shallow Shred • Tabata • TRX

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Ka Kamloops Healthy Weights fo o Children for

Shapedown BC Shapedown BC: A FREE program for children n and teens (aged 6-17) and their families SHAPEDOWN BC is a family based group program that helps children and teens, and their families, achieve a healthier lifestyle. HOW DOES IT WORK? Through aged based group programs and individualized support, the Kamloops Shapedown team of a Registered Dietitian, Fitness Instructor, Registered Social Worker and Pediatrician, helps families to make positive changes in eating habits, activity level, parenting skills and self-esteem. HOW DO I JOIN? Ask your family Doctor, Pediatrician, or Nurse Practitioner to send us a referral. Or contact us for more information. Kamloops Healthy Weights for Children

Shapedown BC Sha Public Health 519 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 2T8 PH: 250.851.7300 | FAX: 250.851.7301 www.interiorhealth.ca/Shapedown

imagine | believe | achieve

Winter/Spring Sessions start February 5th • Active Kidz Gymnastics (14 mths- 5 yrs) • Recreational Gymnastics (6+ yrs) • Performance Gymnastics • Developmental Gymnastics (boys & girls) • Competitive Gymnastics & Trampoline • Birthday Parties • 10 and 20 week programs

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Roll & Restore

LOWER INTENSITY

Better Hips, Better Knees-A Joint Replacement Exercise Program

Circuit exercise class for those wanting to be better conditioned before or after surgery. Clients will work under the supervision of a physiotherapist and a fitness trainer. Verbal referral from a physiotherapist or doctor is recommended if surgery has been within 3 months from the start of the class.

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Mondays & Fridays, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm January 15 – February 9 (8 sessions) February 19 – March 16 (8 sessions) April 6 – April 30 (8 sessions) No classes on Stat Holidays Members: $64 • Non-Members: $80

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Better Bones

Chair-based fitness with emphasis on building strength to improve everyday living. Improve bone density, strength, flexibility, balance and make friends.

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Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

DOWNTOWN Y

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Included in Membership

Power Over Parkinson’s

A unique and specific group circuit exercise program to maintain or improve flexibility and strength, encourage independence and safety and improve balance and mobility in individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. To register in the program please contact Lindsay at 250-851-7963

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Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm January 9 – March 1 15179 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm March 6 – April 26 15180 May 1 – June 2 15181

Once confirmed by IHA you may register using the above codes

Re-hydrate your muscles, release soft tissue and facial tension, enhance recovery and muscle flexibility using foam rolling and yoga techniques.

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Thursday, 8:50 am - 9:50 am

DOWNTOWN Y

Wednesdays, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

OTHER LOW INTENSITY CLASSES INCLUDED IN EVERY MEMBERSHIP: • Yoga: multiple class times to fit your schedule • Nia and Gentle Nia: A unique and holistic workout • Line Dancing: challenge your mind and your body. • PBS: A popular class that improves Posture, Balance and Strength • And many other Low Intensity classes to choose from!

MEDIUM INTENSITY

Balanced Barre/ Express Barre Sculpt muscles in your entire body with this ballet inspired class.

DOWNTOWN Y & JOHN TOD CENTRE Y

See schedule for class times Included in Membership

Cardio Jam/Gold

Fun, easy to follow dance moves set to high energy international & Top 40 beats. Instructors add their own flare to keep you burning calories & working up a sweat. Gold= Lower intensity, with broken down choreography.

DOWNTOWN Y & JOHN TOD CENTRE Y

See schedule for class times Included in Membership

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OTHER MEDIUM INTENSITY CLASSES INCLUDED IN EVERY MEMBERSHIP:

• Beats: A full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with simulated drumming • Express Barre • Intro Step • There are more than 10 different styles of Medium Intensity classes to choose from!

HIGH INTENSITY

Cyclefit

Great cardio workout that is easy on the joints.

DOWNTOWN & JOHN TOD CENTRE Y

A variety of times and days. Included in Membership

Full Body Conditioning

Full body workout featuring a different style of training weekly.

DOWNTOWN Y

Thursdays, 6:10 pm - 6:50 pm

JOHN TOD CENTRE Y

Tuesdays, 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm Included in Membership

HIIT

Short & intense cardio mixed with strength training to challenge power & endurance.

DOWNTOWN Y & JOHN TOD CENTRE Y See schedule for class times

OTHER HIGH INTENSITY CLASSES INCLUDED IN EVERY MEMBERSHIP:

• Abs & Buns: Our favorite areas to work out • Tabata: A high intensity workout following intervals of 20 seconds of work and 10 seconds of rest. • We have more than 5 different styles of High Intensity classes and numerous class times over the week for you to choose from!

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FAMILY FITNESS

Healthy Weights for Children-Shapedown BC

This family-centered program is held twice a week for ten weeks. Participants can expect to develop better nutrition and physical activity habits, as well as improve their mental health and family communication. Each family member gets to practice setting goals and working on achieving their desired results in this supportive, hands-on environment. For more information, visit www.interiorhealth.ca/ shapedown or call the Kamloops Public Health Unit 250-851-7300. *This program requires a referral from a doctor or nurse practitioner.

JOHN TOD CENTRE Y

Wednesdays, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Saturdays, 9:00 am - 10:00 am April 11 - June 13 FREE!

Sun Run InTraining Program

Whether you’re a runner or a walker of any level, this 13 week program designed by SportMedBC’s RunWalk Coach, Olympian Lynn Kanuka, will gradually develop your strength and stamina so that you can train injury free for the 2018 Vancouver Sun Run. Participants will receive: weekly guided run/walk sessions with trained leaders, a race entry, a logbook with the 13 week training plan, exclusive training apparel, nutrition tips and more!

Beginner Fencing (10-99)

Fencing combines the skill of out-thinking your opponent with the challenge of martial arts. Learn basic footwork, attacks, defence and strategy. This program is a partnership with the Kamloops Fencing Club.

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Saturdays, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm January 6 - March 31 Members and Non-Members $60

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Advanced Fencing (10-99)

Focus for this program is on advanced offensive and defensive strategies and compound attacks. Emphasis on cardio and endurance. This program is a partnership with the Kamloops Fencing Club. Participants MUST complete Beginner Fencing as a prerequisite.

JOHN TOD CENTRE Y

Saturdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am Wednesdays, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm January 6 - March 31 Members and Non-Members $80

Kidz Belly Dance (5+ Years)

Belly dancing with Corrie Tucker, an amazing dancer who studied master level bellydancing. She will teach you correct postures and muscle control so you can learn to dance, gain confidence and most importantly, have fun!

JOHN TOD CENTRE Y

Fridays, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Included in membership

PERSONAL TRAINING INDIVIDUAL TRAINING Package

Member

1 Session

$70.00

$80.00

2 Sessions

$130.00

$150.00

KIDZ FITNESS

3 Sessions

$180.00

$210.00

5 Sessions

$275.00

$325.00

Develop new skills and self confidence in a safe and fun environment that promotes a healthy lifestyle.

10 Sessions

$500.00

$600.00

Kick Start*

$150.00

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Youth Shotokan Karate (8-13 years) JOHN TOD CENTRE Y

Mondays and Thursdays, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Included in membership

DOWNTOWN Y

Saturdays, 8:30 am - 10:30 am $150 (+GST) January 20 – April 14 15365

Non-Member

PARTNER TRAINING 1 Session

$110.00

$130.00

2 Sessions

$200.00

$240.00

3 Sessions

$270.00

$330.00

5 Sessions

$400.00

$500.00

10 Sessions

$700.00

$900.00

*KICK START PACKAGE: This is a one-time use special rate package for members only that consists of 3 sessions with a trainer.

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WEIGHT ROOM WORKSHOPS Looking for some inspiration in the weight room or new ways to spice up your workout? Check out one of our exclusive, members only, Weight Room Workshops. Included in your membership, register with member services.

Learn to squat for your body type JOHN TOD CENTRE Y

Wednesday 6:00 - 6:45pm December 13

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Beginner dumbell workout DOWNTOWN Y

Friday, 12:15 - 1:00pm January 12

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Saturday, 11:00 - 11:45am January 20

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Resistance band workout DOWNTOWN Y

Saturday, 11:00 - 11:45am February 10

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Thursday, 5:00 - 5:45pm February 15

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Stability Ball Workout DOWNTOWN Y

Tuesday, 5:00 - 5:45pm March 13

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Wednesday, 6:00 - 6:45pm March 21

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Meghan Recommends: MEGHAN DREW GENERAL MANAGER, HEALTH, FITNESS AND AQUATICS. CERTIFIED FITNESS PROFESSIONAL SINCE

Need to spice up your weight workout? Check out our free weight room workshops page 11

Check out our Self Kids always welcome! Management BC Workshop See our Fit Kidz/Fit for Chronic pain, and Cancer: Youth policies and Thriving and Surviving procedures page 12 page 15

For current course schedules and class descriptions, please visit www.KamloopsY.ca EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 2017

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Health & Fitness LOOKING TO JOIN THE FITNESS INDUSTRY?

Want to be a certified fitness instructor or personal trainer?

We can HELP !

The National YMCA Fitness Instructor Program offers many options to get you started. Talk to a member of our fitness team today.

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR EDUCATION

WORKSHOPS

Cancer: Thriving & Surviving

Group Strength Training Course

Designed to certify people to deliver group fitness classes that fall into the category of "strength". The course consists of 23 modules. Prerequisites: 16 yrs or older at the time of certification, current CPR A at the time of certification, 50 hours of participation in strength type classes.

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Thursdays, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm March 29 - May 17 Members $325 • Nonmembers $400

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This is a self-management program designed for people who have completed treatment and are living with or have been affected by cancer. Classes are highly participatory, where mutual support and success build the participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives. The workshop is facilitated by trained lay leaders, many who are cancer survivors themselves.  Caregivers are also welcome to attend. Space is limited, so for more information or to register, please call toll free 1-866-902-3767 or go online to www.selfmanagementbc.ca

YOUTH MINDFULNESS

A MINDFULNESS-BASED GROUP FOR AGES 18-30 See page 36 for details Chronic Pain Self-Management

DO YOU LIVE WITH PAIN EVERYDAY? This free six session workshop (once a week for six weeks) helps people living with chronic pain and their caregivers to better manage symptoms and activities of daily life.   Participants receive the “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain” companion book and the “Moving Easy” CD. Space is limited. To register or for more information, call toll free 1-866-902-3767 or go online at www. selfmanagementbc.ca No Sessions on stat holidays

DOWNTOWN Y

Thursdays, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm January 25 - March 1

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Mondays, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm January 22 - March 5 (No classes on Stat Holidays) Free

JOIN OUR TEAM OF TALENTED FITNESS VOLUNTEERS! Are you a certified fitness professional interested in volunteering your time for one hour a week in exchange for some awesome perks?

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Volunteer benefits include a free membership, renewal of CPR/First Aid and continuing education workshops and credits, not to mention teaching in a great facility amongst friends while supporting a healthy community.


Where connecting doesn’t require a friend request. Get your first month free in January

O er expires January 31, 2018 Continuous membership required Terms and conditions apply

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Monday Nights from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm starting Sept. 11 - Dec. 11, 2017 Saturdays From 12 pm-1 pm starting Sept. 10 - Dec. 17, 2017

GET in SYNC with the

Kamloops SUNRAYS

Synchronized Swimming is a sport of strength, flexibility, agility, endurance, teamwork, and creativity. It’s demanding - but fun! The Sunrays offer a variety of affordable programs for all swimmers aged 6 to 96.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR OUR WINTER CAN-SWIM PROGRAM 10 Week Program – Saturdays 9:30am-10:30am Classes begin January 13 2018

We offer FREE “Try It” sessions for boys and girls of all ages. Contact us for dates and times. For more information see our website at www.kamloopssynchro.com email: kamloopssunrays@gmail.com or call 250-372-5998

While there’s no shortage of demands on your money, now’s the time to build a strong foundation for the future. It all starts with a conversation. Steve Lidguard 250-374-5308

steve.lidguard@sunlife.com www.sunlife.ca/steve.lidguard 275 Lansdowne Street, Suite 600 Kamloops, BC V2C 1X8 Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada is a member of the Sun Life Financial group of companies. © Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, 2017.

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Life’s brighter under the sun

• Critical Illness Insurance • Disability Insurance • Life Insurance


FIT KIDZ (10-11 years)

Fit Kidz can work out with their parent’s supervision on cardiovascular equipment and designated group fitness classes (indicated on our schedules) after completing an orientation with a trainer. Book your orientation appointment today, included in your membership.

FIT YOUTH (12 years)

Fit Youth can use the entire fitness facility unsupervised after completing an orientation with a trainer. Book your orientation appointment today, Included in your membership.

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FIT KIDZ & FIT YOUTH POLICIES

Work out as a Y Kid

When I am… 6 years & under, I can:

• Participate in YMCA programs like Little Chefs and Gym and Craft. • Participate in YMCA swim lessons.

7-9 years old I can: •S  wim in the pool while my parents are working out.

10-11 years old I can:

• Attend select group fitness classes and use the cardio equipment with an adult after attending fitness orientation. • Access the gymnasium.

12+ years & older I can:

• Use all fitness machines and access all fitness classes after attending fitness orientation. • Child can be unsupervised. EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 2017

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45 MINUTE LESSONS! Our learn-to-swim program (for ages 5-12) focuses on stroke development.

CLUB SWIMMING Whether your young athlete is looking for a sport for personal development and fun, or looking for a competitive sport they can grow into, Club Swimming is a great choice! This year-round training program is for all ages and levels. The coaching staff are professionally certified, and athletes have regional/provincial/national competition opportunities.

FREE ONE-WEEK TRIAL ANY TIME!

SWIMSKILL LESSONS

SPACE IS LIMITED

Monday & Wednesday

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- Winter 2017 Session January 15th - March 12th 3:30 or 4:15 pm

Tuesday & Thursday

Full registration online at

(250) 828-3660 Visa/MC Accepted

$145 - 16 lessons

January 16th - March 9th 3:45pm, 4:30pm or 5:15pm *No class on February 12, 2018 (Family Day)

MINI-MEET FUN DAY Wednesday, March 14th - 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Becom ea Comm un Lifesa ity ver!

Kamloops Lifesaving Sport Group A Sport with Humanitarian Purpose! • AGES 11-19 with some prior swim experience (be able to swim 25m continuously) • Sept-June; Tues & Thurs(6-7:30pm), Fri(5-6:30pm), Sat(9-10:30am) • Tues, Thurs, Sat sessions; 1 hour swim / 30 min lifesaving • Become a stronger swimmer while developing a useful set of lifesaving skills • Competition events: Object Carry, Line Throw, Obstacle Swim, Manikin Tow & SER • Out-of-pool training such as AED usage, CPR, and choking response • Certified instructor: NLS/Sr. competitive swimming • Job & Community Service opportunities O REGISNTGOING • For more information, click on “lifesaving sport” under the RATIO 16 N Programs tab at www.swimkamloops.com

For more information on Kamloops Lifesaving Sport Group and Kamloops Classic Swimming programs call 250.828.3660 email info@swimkamloops.com

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Fun in the Pool Ice Tower Swim!

Come join us in the pool and try out our inflatable ice tower. It’s lots of fun for all ages and a great way to burn off some energy on a Friday afternoon! There are no lap lanes available during these times.

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Second and Last Friday of each month. January 13, 27, February 10, 24, March 10, 24, April 14, 28 Drop-in, no registration required.

Junior Lifeguard Club (10-16 years)

Keep youth interested and active in aquatics, especially those that want to become a lifeguard. This program will work on endurance through drills along with promoting safe swimming and leadership skills. Pre-requisites: Must be able to swim at least 200m. Continuous registration is accepted. Prerequisite: Must be able to swim 200m front crawl.

DOWNTOWN Y

Thursdays, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm January 11 - March 15, March 29 - May 10 Members: $21 • Non-Members: $54

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Aquatics

Unplug and Play

Unplug your devices and pick up your swimsuit! Join us for a free swim. All ages welcome. Children under 10 must have an adult in the facility and children under seven must be accompanied in the water with an adult.

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Sunday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm January 21

Swim Clubs

Please register by phoning 250-372-7725 or in person at the Downtown Y

ADULT SWIM CLUB

MONDAY

WEDNESDAY

SENIORS SWIM CLUB

8:00 am - 9:00 am

8:00 am - 9:00 am

MASTERS SWIM CLUB

6:00 am - 7:30 am

6:00 am - 7:30 am

YMCA SWIM CLUB

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

SENIORS SWIM CLUB (55+)

This program is for seniors who love to swim in a competitive or non-competitive atmosphere. Competitive swimmers will have the opportunity to compete in swim meets. Non-competitive swimmers follow set workouts at their own pace. Mondays & Wednesdays, 8:00 am - 9:00 am Included in Membership

Transfering from Red Cross Program? What swim level am I?

A free assessment is available for those who wish to ensure their swim level. Phone in advance to book your time.

SATURDAY 7:30 am - 9:00 am

MASTERS SWIM CLUB (19+ YEARS)

Carefully designed workouts to help you develop your strokes and build endurance in a non-competitive atmosphere. Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00 pm - 7:30 am Saturdays, 7:30 pm - 9:00 am Included in Membership

YMCA SWIM CLUB

This program allows children and youth to swim with other students at their level and meet individual needs through drill and stroke development with a certified swimming instructor. Pre-registration is required. Mondays &/or Wednesdays, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm January 8 - June 27 Please contact member services for pricing info. Continuous reg accepted.

Parent participation day

On the fifth day of each lesson set you will be invited to hop in and learn first hand what & how your child is doing in lessons. This will give you an opportunity to participate in your child’s learning, learn how you can help them and talk to our friendly and knowledgeable instructors about which level your child should be registering next!

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New patients warmly welcomed

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GET OUT OF THE OFFICE

AND INTO THE POOL! Life is busy! Here’s a great option to incorporate exercise into your busy schedule.

MASTERS SWIMMING Join us for Masters Swimming and experience one of the safest ways to exercise! - Reduce Cholesterol - Improve Cardiovascular Health - Reduce joint impact

MON/WED 6:30-7:30PM FRI 6:00-7:00AM CANADA GAMES POOL All levels welcome, monthly payment plan or drop-in punch cards available.

For more information call 250.828.3660 or click

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All talks begin at 7pm at the TRU Mountain Room & are FREE to attend.

JAN-04 PHILIP CURRIE Hunting the Hunters: New Discoveries of ‘Raptors’ (Dinosauria: Dromaeosauridae) from Alberta JAN-18 JONATHAN DRIVER Tse’K’wa: The First People in an Ice-Age Landscape FEB-01 JOHN CHAPMAN The Evolving Metallogeny of the Canadian Cordillera FEB-15 JOANNE NELSON The Road North Join us for a meet ‘n greet at 5:30 before the lecture.

MAR-01 KYLE LARSON Building the Himalaya: Implications of Tectonometamorphic Discontinuities MAR-15 ROB YOUNG Subglacial Megaflooding on the Alberta Plain, with Analogies to the Channeled Scablands APR-05 MELANIE KELMAN A Recently Discovered Fumarole Field at the Mount Meager Volcano in Southwest British Columbia APR- 19 TBA

For more information and biographies please visit our website at www.keg.bc.ca

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HERE’S HOW!

1) Bronze Medallion

2) Bronze Cross

Standard First Aid

Standard First Aid (SFA) is the most comprehensive first aid program for the public and is a prerequisite for the National Lifeguard program. Standard First Aid trains rescuers in the skills and knowledge needed to assess and provide basic life support to patients with airway, breathing or circulatory emergencies as well as how to manage medical, musco-skeletal and environmental emergencies.

DOWNTOWN Y

Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm March 3 & 4

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Lifeguard 4) National - Pool Option

National Lifeguard – Pool Option

LSI

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The National Lifeguard Pool certification is designed to develop the fundamental values, judgement, knowledge, skills and fitness required by lifeguards. The NL course is recognized as the standard measure of lifeguard performance in Canada. Pre- Requisite: Proof of certification of Standard First Aid and Bronze Cross must be shown on the first day of the National Lifeguard Course. Must be 16 years of age by the last day of the course. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm March 20 - 25 Fee: $475 + tax

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Aquatics Want to become a lifeguard?

The Lifesaving Instructor (LSI) award trains candidates to teach and evaluate the Canadian Swim Patrol program, the Bronze Medal awards, and a variety of specialized lifesaving programs (e.g. Lifesaving for Lay Rescuers). Candidates also learn about long-range/ short-term planning, class management, safety supervision and the principles of evaluation. Prerequisite: 16years of age by the end of the course. Bronze Cross. Friday, 3:30 - 10:30pm January 19 Saturday, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm January 20 Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm January 21

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LSI Re-Cert

Sunday, 9:00am-1:00pm January 28

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Lifeguard Instructor

Job Opportunities REQUIREMENTS: NL • CPR-C* • WSI/YSI • OFA-Level 1 Standard First Aid** Applications accepted at all times. Please attach application form and a photocopy of current awards to resume and cover letter. All awards must be current. *Must be current within 1 year **Must be current within 2 years

Lane & Pool bookings

Do you want to rent lane space or pool space for private events or instruction? NO PROBLEM! All we need is a minimum of 2 weeks notice, and the number of people attending. For more information and to book, please contact the Aquatics Director at 250-372-7725 ext. 202 or amartin@KamloopsY.ca

RATES

Single Lane-$50/hour + tax Pool Section-$75/hour + tax ($130/hour for both deep & shallow ends) Book the shallow end, deep end or both. Lane swimming & the hot tub and sauna remain available to the public.

Private Pool Rental-$300/hour + tax The entire swimming pool is closed to the public, including the lanes, hot tub and sauna. Lifeguard Fee-$45/hour + tax If your booking requires us to have an extra lifeguard on duty, this fee is applied. EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 2017

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Aquatics Winter Recreational Swim Schedule MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

5:30 am - 10:00 pm

5:30 am - 10:00 pm

5:30 am - 10:00 pm

5:30 am - 10:00 pm

5:30 am - 10:00 pm

7:00 am - 8:00 pm

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Limited space during programs

11:30 am - 2:00 pm 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

10:30 am - 2:00 pm 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

10:30 am - 2:00 pm 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

10:30 am - 2:00 pm 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

11:30 am - 2:00 pm 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

1:30 pm - 8:00 pm

1:30 pm - 8:00 pm

LESSONS

10:30 am - 12:00 pm 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

SENIOR SWIM

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

EARLY BIRD LANE SWIM

5:30 am - 9:00 am

5:30 am - 9:00 am

5:30 am - 9:00 am

5:30 am - 9:00 am

5:30 am - 9:00 am

POOL HOURS PUBLIC SWIM

ICE TOWER FRIDAYS*

8:00 am - 10:00 am

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

OLYMPIC LANE SWIM

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

TOYS & TOTS

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The diving board or rope is open along with toys and mats in the pool.

PUBLIC SWIM

This time is designated for seniors to come in and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the pool all to themselves.

SENIOR SWIM (55+)

EARLY BIRD LANE SWIM

ICE TOWER SWIM-FRIDAYS, SECOND & LAST OF THE MONTH* 

LESSONS ONLY

*O  pen water available to public

TOYS & TOTS

The pool is a frenzy of Special Olympic athletes training for their swim club. All lanes are occupied so there is no lane swimming available. Extremely limited space for the public.

* At least one, often two lanes are available for lap swimming * Space may be limited during advanced courses, staff in-services, some Aqua-Fit classes, or other events

Come and get your early morning swim workout; 4 lanes (leisure, slow, medium and fast) plus a double-wide “open water” * The hot tub and sauna are still available for public use lane available all morning long. Master’s * No senior swim during spring break (March 19-23) Swim Club occupies 2 lanes from 6:00 am or the Friday or Monday of a holiday weekend - 7:30 am on Mondays and Wednesdays. Swimming lessons occupy most pool space; there is limited public use space. There is at least 1 lap lane available.

Jump, slide or dive off the inflatable tower* * Check out our pool programs on page 14 to see when the Ice Tower is in the Pool * No lap lanes available

Tot docks are placed in the pool for little one to stand on and enjoy the water

SPECIAL OLYMPIC LANE SWIM

Fall Aquatic Fitness Programs HYDRO-FIT

GENTLE AQUA-FIT

A deep water cardiovascular strength training fitness class. Done with aquatic flotation belts. 9:15 am - 10:15 am Monday - Friday

A shallow water class with low to moderate intensity cardiovascular exercise with minimal impact. Balance, core strength, resistance exercises and stretching are included 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday

* Children Under 7 years must be within arms reach of an adult

Birthday Parties at the Y!

Basic Package:

Plus Package:

Deluxe Package:

$10 additional fee for up to 5 extra children. Includes 16 swim admissions and a room with tables and chairs.

Enjoy a section of the pool including the diving board and swing. Lane swimming and hot areas remains open to the public.

Bring out the crazy carpet and water polo nets . Enjoy the whole pool all to yourself!

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All Birthday Packages include 1 hour in the multi-purpose room for cake and presents. Please note that hot areas remain open to the public during all birthday party bookings. All Birthday Party Fees mush be paid in full at the time of booking.

Contact Aquatics Coordinator at 250-372-7725 ext 211, or by email at bfrazier@kamloops.ca

SHALLOW SHRED

Shred body fat in this one hour boot camp-style class that incorporates both cardio and high intensity moves for upper body, lower body & core, resulting in a dynamic, full body workout. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Tuesday 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Tuesday & Thursday


Winter Lesson Schedule LESSON SET

Member Pre Registration Starts

Non-Member Pre Registration Starts

Registration Deadline

Winter Chill: January 8 - March 17

December 14

December 11

December 30

Melt Downs: March 26 - May 12

February 13

February 19

March 24

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

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PARENT & TOT (0-3 years) SPLASHERS & BUBBLERS

10:30 am - 11:00 am

10:30 am - 11:00 am

L’IL DIPPERS (3-6 years) BOBBERS

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

11:00 am - 11:30 am

9:00 am - 9:30 am

FLOATERS

11:00 am - 11:30 am 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

11:00 am - 11:30 am

GLIDERS

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

DIVERS

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

SURFERS

10:00 am - 10:30 am 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

9:30 am - 10:00 am

DIPPERS

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

LEARN TO SWIM (5-12 years) OTTERS

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

9:30 am - 10:00 am

SEALS

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

9:00 am - 9:30 am

DOLPHINS

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

SWIMMERS

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

10:30 am - 11:00 am

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

10:00 am - 10:30 am

STAR PROGRAM (6+ years) STAR 1

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

STAR 2 STAR 3

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

11:00 am - 11:45 am

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

STAR 4

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

STAR 5

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

STAR 6

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

STAR 7

5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

ADULT LESSONS (13+ years) EXPLORERS

7:00 am - 7:45 am

ENDURERS

7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

COMPETITOR

7:45 pm - 8:30 pm

SPECIALTY COURSES JR LIFEGUARD*

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

(10-13 YEARS)

YMCA SWIM CLUB* 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (7-18 YRS)

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

* Participants must be comfortable swimming in deep water. Subject to instructor availability. Classes may change due to low registration.

Private Swimming Lessons (All Ages )

Can’t Fit into our Regular Lesson Schedule? Try booking private swimming lessons! $25 +tax / 30 min • $30 +tax / 45 min

Add an extra person to make it a semi-private lesson for $5/person/lesson.

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Cancellation Policy: cancellations less than 24 hours in advance of lesson cannot be refunded or rebooked. Private lesson bookings subject to instructor availability. We reserve the right to change fees & schedules. • Fees subject to applicable taxes.

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Stunting – Parkour - Free Running Classes beginning Feb 4, 2018

Ages 5-Adult

Drop In Times

1365 C Dalhousie Dr Kamloops info@rivercitygymnastics.ca

CanPower Skate Hockey players - improve your strength, speed and agility on the ice! Full hockey gear required

Winter Session Begins on January 4th, 2018 Regular sessions and clinics throughout the year

www.vvsc.ca Online Registration!

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LESSONS STARTING AT $15 PER CLASS* *One time annual registration fee may apply


PARENT & TOT (0-3 YEARS)

Splashers (Starfish)

Parent assisted. Introduction to entering and exiting the water, getting face wet, and various movements through the water.

Bubblers (Duck)

Parent assisted. The child will become acquainted with breath control, floats, surface support and various movements through the water.

L’IL DIPPERS (3-6 YEARS)

Bobbers (Sea Otter)

The child will be introduced to the water, bobbing and assisted front and back floats.

Floaters (Salamander)

The child will be introduced to front and back floats, front and back glide, and 3 m swim on front and back.

Gliders (Sunfish)

The child will be introduced to side kicking, deepwater, and build endurance for front and back flutter kick.

Divers (Crocodile)

The child will be introduced to front swim using arms and legs (10m), and surface support.

Surfers (Whale)

The child will be introduced to diving into deep water and learn an overarm recovery for front & back swim.

Dippers (Whale)

The child will continue to work on advanced skills in deep water, surface support, and be introduced to front & back crawl.

LEARN TO SWIM (5-12 YEARS)

Otters (Swim Kids 1)

Submersion and Gliding (streamlined).

STAR LEADERSHIP (6 YEARS+)

Star 5 (Swim Kids 10)

Seals (Swim Kids 2)

Butterfly Initial Standard, Endurance 500m, Ranger First Aid, Ranger H2O Proficiency, Ranger Recognition and Rescue, Teaching Others Component .

Dolphins (Swim Kids 3 and 4)

Star 6 (Canadian Swim Patrol & Bronze Star)

Kicking (propulsion) and Rolling (balance), Deep Water Skills. Sequence (coordination) for Front Crawl (12 m) and Back Crawl (18 m), Deep Water Skills.

Swimmers (Swim Kids 5)

Front and Back Crawl Initial Standard for 25m, Deep Water Skills.

STAR PROGRAM (6 YEARS+)

Options for Advanced Strokes, Endurance 600m, Ranger First Aid, Star H2O Proficiency, Star Recognition and Rescue, Teaching Others Component.

Star 7 (Canadian Swim Patrol & Bronze Star)

Star 1 (Swim Kids 6)

No new strokes, Endurance 400m in 12 minutes, Start First Aid, Teaching Others Component.

Star 2 (Swim Kids 7)

ADULT LESSONS (13 YEARS+ ) Explorer (Formerly Adult 1)

Elementary Backstroke Initial Standard (whip kick on back), Endurance 75m, Eggbeater 1 min with buoyant support. Front and Back Crawl Intermediate Standard, Breaststroke Initial Standard. (whip kick on front), Endurance 100m.

Star 3 (Swim Kids 8)

Introduction to movement through water, submersion, floating, gliding and kicking on both front and back, and surface support.

Front and Back Crawl Advanced Standard, Elementary Backstroke Intermediate Standard, Endurance 200m, Eggbeater 2 minutes, Dolphin Kick, Rookie Recognition and Rescue.

Endurer (Formerly Adult 2)

Star 4 (Swim Kids 9)

Developing endurance for front and back crawl, introduction to breaststroke, butterfly and elementary endurance. 800m endurance swims.

Breaststroke Intermediate Standard, Sidestroke Initial Standard, Endurance 350m, Floats, Rookie H20 Proficiency.

LEARN TO SWIM, PRESCHOOL CLASSES (30 MIN) 7 day lesson set — $7/Members • $38/Non-Members 8 day lesson set — $8/Members • $44/Non-Members 10 day lesson set — $10/Members • $55/Non-Members

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Aquatics

Introduction to front crawl and back crawl, deep water, treading water (2 minutes), 200m endurance swim.

Competitor (Formerly Adult 3)

STAR 1-STAR 7, ADULT CLASSES (45 MIN)

7 day lesson set — $8.75/Members • $45/Non-Members 8 day lesson set — $10/Members • $52/Non-Members 10 day lesson set — $12.50/Members • $65/Non-Members

* Members may receive one set of swimming lessons every session set at the member price. Additional lessons may be purchased at the Non-Member price * Fees do not apply to Private Swim Lessons and some specialty courses * Fees subject to applicable taxes

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Children & Youth Programs

Kamloops Y Licensed School Age Care A quality school age care program for 6-12 year olds. Activities include: visits to local parks, swimming at the Downtown Y pool, sports, arts and crafts and much more. Transportation from school is included in the monthly fee DOWNTOWN Y & RAYLEIGH

Monday-Friday, 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm • September - June Members: $270 per month • Non-Members $285 per month

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ASC Programs are currently full, to go on wait list please call 250-376-4771 We reserve the right to change schedules. • Fees subject to applicable taxes.


UNDER 5 PROGRAMS

YOUTH PROGRAMS

Gym and Craft (2.5-5 years)

The babysitting course is a nationally recognized program designed to help course participants develop self-assurance, knowledge and skills required for babysitting duties These are important tools for your pre-teen to have as they begin to build invaluable skills for a lifetime Must be 11 at course start date

JOHN TOD CENTRE Y

Thursdays, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm January 18 – March 18 ( 8 weeks) April 5 – May 24 ( 8 weeks) Members $40 • Non-Members $55 Please add to Under 5

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Mini Chef (2.5-5 years)

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Saturdays, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm January 6 - March 17 Members and Non-Members $60

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Tuesdays, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Dessert Surprise: Jan 16 - Feb 6 (4 weeks) 15188 Crazy Crepes: April 3 - April 27 (4 weeks) 15229 Members: $36 • Non-Members: $50

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Little Artists (2.5-5 years)

Little Artists Is an Art program where children can experience and enjoy the language of senses using a variety of painting mediums

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Youth Shotokan Karate (8-13 years)

Develop new skills and self confidence in a safe and fun environment that promotes a healthy lifestyle

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Fridays, 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm Included in membership

HOME ALONE (10 by Course Start)

An informative program that gives youth ages 10+ the confidence to stay home alone responsibly by teaching phone safety, very basic first aid and the importance of a routine, in addition to other handy skills! Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm January 23 February 20 March 27 April 24 Members: $15 • Non-Members: $25

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Mini Basketball (2-5.5 years)

Focus for this program is on advanced offensive and defensive strategies and compound attacks Emphasis on cardio and endurance This program is a partnership with the Kamloops Fencing Club Participants MUST complete Beginner Fencing as a prerequisite Saturdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am Wednesdays, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm January 6 - March 17 Members and Non-Members $80

Belly dancing with Corrie Tucker, an amazing dancer who studied master level bellydancing She will teach you correct postures and muscle control so you can learn to dance, gain confidence and most importantly, have fun!

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Advanced Fencing (10-99 years)

From the moment your preschooler puts on their apron, they will feel like a chef They will get to chop, scoop, measure, mix and pour With a combination of cooking, games and crafts, each class is chock-full of activity

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Fencing combines the skill of out-thinking your opponent with the challenge of martial arts Learn basic footwork, attacks, defence and strategy This program is a partnership with the Kamloops Fencing Club

Join us for two hours of fun, singing, games, crafts and snacks! All proceeds will go directly to the Strong Kids Campaign to benefit children in need.

Tuesdays 11:00am – 12:00pm May 15 – June 5 (4 weeks) Members $20 • Non members $26

Saturdays, 8:30 pm -3:30 pm February 24 March 17 Members $54 • Non-Members $72

Beginner Fencing (10-99 years)

Gym Stravaganza (2.5-5 years)

Tuesday 11:00am – 1:00pm February 20 Members $10 Non-Member $15

Kidz Belly Dance (5+ Years)

Baby Sitting Course (11-14 years)

Bring your child for some fun in our gym We will focus on movement and coordination development through active play, games, and using basic gym equipment Following gym time will be craft time, which may include painting, glueing, pasting, and cutting

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Children & Youth Programs

A partnership between Kamloops Hoops and Kamloops Community YMCA-YWCA. Aimed at introducing the game of basketball to young children by creating a fun environment where they can be active and social with each other. Sessions will include plenty of free play, with bits of fundamental skills and games mixed in. Physical literacy and learning to socialize in a group environment while having fun will be the primary focus! Parental participation and registration required.

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Sundays, 1:00pm- 1:45pm January 7 – March 18 15379 Included in membership • Non-Member: $15

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Mondays and Thursdays, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Included in membership

Let us care for your child in a safe, friendly and clean environment while you enjoy our Y facilities. Playcare is included in Family and Child Memberships.

Please visit our website for current Playcare hours www.KamloopsY.ca EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 2017

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Monday, April 23 • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm John Tod Centre: 150 Wood Street FREE FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT • ALL AGES WELCOME! Bouncy Castle • Face Painting • Fun Activities • Free Giveaways!

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Children & Youth Programs

Planning Group 4 WEEK SESSION

John Tod Centre Y Community Room Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm January 11, 18, 25 and February 1 Conference Registration 14890 • January 11: Parent/Guardian Mandatory meeting - first 15 minutes of session (meet the Facilitators!)

The Strength IN Being a Boy is a conference for boys, planned by boys, and we are looking for boys to help plan the 2nd Annual Strength IN Being a Boy Conference: Wednesday April 25, 2018! Strength IN Being a Boy is focused around understanding what makes you, you! What do you think it means to be a boy? The weekly facilitated sessions will be 1.5 hours in length; each session will touch on different topics in a fun and interactive way - snacks are provided! This full day event is offered to boys aged 10, 11, & 12 at no cost and responds to local community needs with workshops focusing on a variety of issues that impact their lives. EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 2017

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2018 Power of Being a Girl Planning Group A ten week program in the spring for girls 12 to 14 years old who want to help plan for the 2018 Power of Being a Girl Conference, Wednesday October 17. The girls are asked to make a 10 week commitment which include both Spring and Fall dates and, of course, the PBG Conference itself. Have fun and use your voice while developing your planning and leadership skills. Space is limited so sign up soon! Spring Meetings:

Fall Meetings:

* Note: Parents/Guardians must attend the first 15 minutes of the first session

Power of Being a Girl Conference

John Tod Centre Y, Community Room Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm May 3*, 10, 17, 24, 31 & June 7

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May 3, 4:00 pm - 4:15 pm at John Tod (150 Wood Street) Parents or guardians and girls are required to attend an information session for the Planning of Being a Girl Planning Committee. We will be discussing expectations of the participants and guidelines for the group, as well as the signing of waivers. We reserve the right to change schedules. • Fees subject to applicable taxes.

John Tod Centre Y, Community Room Thursdays 4pm to 5:30pm September 20, 27, October 4 & 11

Tournament Capital Centre Wednesday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (Registration 8:00 am - 8:45 am) October 17 Lunch provided.

Note: PBG Planning Girls MUST register separately for the PBG Conference

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Positive early childhood experiences are the best guarantee for the best possible start in life. Families have access to multiple programs and services that improve the health, development and well-being of children and families, all in one welcoming location. At the BC Early Years Centre our caring staff is committed to connecting families with each other and to a community of early years’ service providers.

EARLY YEARS CENTRE

Family Fun & Learning Programs

*Dates for workshops may be subject to change; please follow us on Facebook for the most current updates and Information, or call us at 250-376-4771 facebook.com/EYCKamloopsCCRR

Interactive Early Learning Centre

(Birth to School Age) Children play and learn with their parent, grandparent or caregiver in a fun and safe setting. It’s a great place to meet friends and there will be locomotion time in the gym every day!

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Mondays, Wednesdays Thursdays & Fridays, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Tuesdays, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Drop-in FREE!

Baby Locomotion Time

(pre-crawlers to new walkers) Connect with other parents and give your baby a chance to explore movement in a big, safe space designed for fun! Free child minding may be available for older siblings. Please call us for more information.

Baby Time (birth to pre-crawling)

Practicing Mindfulness with Children

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Connect with other parents and learn fun songs, rhymes and stories while giving your baby a chance to explore language, learning and play! Free child minding may be available for older siblings. Please call us for more information. Tuesdays, 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Drop-in FREE!

Explore the science behind mindfulness and discuss the benefits it has for children. A new Mindfulness kit will be introduced and there will be hands on activities that you can take back and easily incorporate into your programs and practices. Tuesday, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm January 23 Fee: $15

Infant Massage

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Child Care Resource & Referral-BC Early Years Centre

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(Birth to pre-crawling) Learn soothing ways to help your baby sleep better, get relief from tummy upsets and grow well. Strengthen your bond with your child and connect with other moms in a calm, supportive place where your baby’s crying is understood and welcomed! Free childminding may be available for older siblings, please call for more information.

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Wednesdays, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM April 11 - May 16 FREE! Register with the Child Care Resource & Referral - BC Early Years Centre

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Mondays, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Drop-in FREE!

Kamloops Early Years Centre Helping families connect with Early Years’ resources, supports and programs Located at John Tod Centre Y 250.376.4771 Like us on Facebook for current information facebook.com/EYCkamloopsCCRR

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Register for Spring Flag Football Season starts April 8th to June 10th 2 Practices during the week Sundays are Game Days Age Groups: U10, U12, U14, U16 Registration opens Dec 1st Early Bird Registration $ 100 (until Jan 31st) After Jan 31st $ 150

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Kids Care Quality care in a warm, accepting environment. Providing Gymnastics, Dance, Circle Time, Crafts & More! Licensed Early Childhood / Infant Toddler Educator. SPACE FOR 3-4 YEAR OLDS IN

LICENSED IN-HOME MULTI-AGED CENTRE.

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At this time all other ages are on a wait list, we apologize for the inconvenience.

1080 Oxford Street, Kamloops BC Call Lori: (250) 376-3677


Give Safety Give Possibility Give Hope

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Child Care Resource & Referral - BC Early Years Centre You can’t walk in her shoes. But you can reach out a helping hand Donate to the Y Women’s Emergency Shelter Wrap Up Hope Campaign

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FAMILY ENRICHMENT

Parent & Child Mother Goose

Learn new songs, rhymes and stories, meet new friends, and enjoy a healthy snack in this interactive program Presented in partnership with Kamloops Early Language and Literacy Initiative (KELLI): Register for sessions at www.eventbrite.ca

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Infant focused Parent & Child Mother Goose Session for pre-walkers at the time of registration Thursdays, 11:45 am - 12:45 pm Winter Session: January 11 – March 1 Register Monday, December 14 at 9:00 am Spring Session: April 12 – May 31 Register Monday, March 5 at 9:00 am

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Wednesdays, 10:30 am - 11:30 am Winter Session: January 10 – February 28 Register Monday, December 14 at 9:00 am Spring Session: April 11 – May 30 Register Monday, March 5 at 9:00 am

Did you know?

You can connect with Early Years’ Service Providers at the Early Years Centre, such as a physiotherapist, infant development consultant and peri-natal mental health counsellor? For more information please call us at the BC Early Years Centre located at the John Tod Centre Y.

Lift the Lip Dental Program

This Interior Health dental program provides preventative education and fluoride varnish applications for children 12-47 months of age For information call Interior Health at 250-851-7300

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Nobody’s Perfect Program for Parents There are no perfect parents or perfect children. This supportive program is for parents of children 0-5 years of age Register with Child Care Resource & Referral - BC Early Years Centre (250-376-4771)

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Dates to be determined FREE!

Early Speech & Language Groups

Interior Health offers regular speech services and groups at the John Tod Centre Y - BC Early Years Center If you would like to speak to a Speech Pathologist or enquire about speech groups call Interior Health at 250-851-7355

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EARLY LANGUAGE GROUP AND SPEECH PRODUCTION GROUP

Dates and times TBD FREE!

Understanding Attachment in Young Children

Attachments are lasting emotional ties between children and their parents and caregivers. Learn more about attachment relationships and tips and strategies for laying a foundation of healthy relationships and development

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Tuesday, 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm March 6

Parent Support For Your Child's Sleep Concerns

Is your child having difficulty going to bed or falling asleep or are you concerned about the amount or quality of sleep for your child? Join this sleep support group for information, guest speakers and peer support Child minding is available (pre-registration is required) For more information please call Children's Therapy and Family Resource Centre at 250-371-4100

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3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm January 16, February 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19 FREE!

Changing the Cycle

Changing the Cycle (CTC) is a supportive program for non-offending parents and caregivers of children who have witnessed violence This program aims to offer a safe space for parents/caregivers to share stories, gain peer support, receive and share ideas around parenting a child who has witnessed abuse For additional information please contact Children Who Witness Abuse Program at 250-376-7800

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Child Care Resource & Referral - BC Early Years Centre The Child Care Resource and Referral Program helps parents and child care providers alike get the support needed to help raise healthy, happy kids.

CCRR

YOUR COMMUNITY’S BEST SOURCE OF CHILDCARE INFORMATION 150 Wood Street • 250-376-4771

CHILD CARE PROVIDER RESOURCES

The CCRR offers a range of services to support child care providers in providing the highest quality of child care through training and networking opportunities, inclusion in our parent referral database and much more.

CCRR Parent Resources

Seeking child care but don’t know where to start? We can help. We’ve got up-to-date resources, referrals and information on childcare options that will meet your family’s needs. We also support families with information and resources around healthy child development.

We are pleased to offer various types of support for families including: •C  hild care referrals based on your family’s individual needs from our database of Licensed Family, Group Childcare or Registered Licensed Not Required (RLNR) family child care providers. • Information and support with Child Care Subsidy • Tips on how to choose and evaluate child care programs • Resources on healthy child development and support with developmental screening • Access to our Toy and Resource Lending Library • Information about starting a Child Care Business in your home

We are pleased to offer a range of services to support child care providers in providing the highest quality of child care through:

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• Training and Networking • Inclusion on our parent referral database, given to parents looking for Licensed or Registered License Not Required (RLNR) childcare in your community • Information and support for Child Care Subsidy and Grants • Access to an impressive collection of the latest books, toys, games and resources in our Toy and Resource Lending Library • Consultation on child care related issues and information about local community resources • Support with the registration process for License Not Required (LNR) child care providers • Information and resources on healthy child development and developmental screening

Toy Lending & Resource Library

Our Lending Library is a free resource for parents, and child care providers. There is a wide variety of materials to help parents and educators plan their play and learning times, bring new ideas to their environments, and help children learn and grow in fun, creative ways.

Ages and Stages Questionnaires

There is a range of support available at the CCRR if you would like to check on how your child is developing and get new ideas for play and learning. We can help you complete and score the questionnaire, consult with you about what the score means, and provide information and activities for children. We also have up-to-date information about other community resources.

We reserve the right to change schedules. • Fees subject to applicable taxes.


CCRR supports all childcare programs to provide quality care and education that meets the important needs of children. A strong predictor of quality is caregiver training and belonging to a supportive network with others. Emergency First Aid for Child Care JOHN TOD CENTRE Y SATURDAYS, 8:30 AM – 4:30 AM

January 13 March 10 May 12 Fee: $100.25

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Practicing Mindfulness with Children

Explore the science behind mindfulness and discuss the benefits it has for children. A new Mindfulness kit will be introduced and there will be hands on activities that you can take back and easily incorporate into your programs and practices.

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Tuesday, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm January 23 Fee: $15

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Foundations of Child Care – Responsible Adult Training

Participants who have successfully completed and attended this 20 hour entry level training will be recognized with the qualification as a Responsible Adult. Units covered are: Health, Safety, Nutrition, Development and Guidance. For more information please call 250-376-4771.

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Thursdays, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm February 1 – March 22 Fee: $100 plus tax

Rough and Tumble Play

Understanding Attachment in Young Children

Rough and tumble play holds value for young children in relation to their physical, social and educational development. Join us and hear from 2 early childhood educators how they successfully incorporated this type of play into their programming and the benefits that they were able to observe in the children.

Attachments are lasting emotional ties between children and their parents and caregivers. Learn more about attachment relationships and tips and strategies for laying a foundation of healthy relationships and development.

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Tuesday, 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm February 6 Fee: $15

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Tuesday, 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm March 6 Fee: $10

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Planning for Emergencies in Child Care Settings

Emergencies happen and it’s up to us to be ready for any situation. Join us for an in-depth look at what you can do to prepare your homes and daycares in the event that you are faced with an emergency situation. Presenters from the local emergency response team will provide information and answer questions specific to the Kamloops area during this workshop for licensed and registered childcare centres. Refreshments and snacks will be served.

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Saturday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm March 3 Fee: $15

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Child Care Resource & Referral-Early Years

Join us for an interactive workshop to learn about this developmental screening tool and how to support families in using the ASQ-SE 2. Child care providers will develop skills and familiarity with questionnaire as well as gain knowledge about the importance of early developmental screening.

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Tuesday, 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm April 3 Fee: $15

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Strong Kids Campaign

Every kid deserves a chance February 1 - March 4, 2018

Please give today The Y is a trusted charity that believes no child should be denied the opportunity to participate For information contact Cheryl Breitkreutz, Director of Fund Development 250-372-7725 ext 204 • cheryl.breitkreutz@kamloopsY.ca

Charitable Registration #107556060RR0001

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Youth Mindfulness Group A mindfulness-based group for youth ages 18 to 30 The YMCA Youth Mindfulness Group is a free 7-week program that meets one evening a week in a safe and friendly environment at the YMCA. Learn healthy coping skills with along with other youth just like you! All participants receive a free YMCA fitness membership for the duration of the program. Program starts January 2018!

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For more information, contact Jenna Nickle jenna.nickle@kamloopsy.ca • 250-319-6648 We reserve the right to change schedules. • Fees subject to applicable taxes.


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Youth Employment Program

Struggling to find work?

WE CAN HELP!

All young people deserve a chance to reach their potential. The Kamloops Y is excited to be delivering Youth Employment Services to unemployed 16-30 year olds in Kamloops.

What do we do?

• Develop your Job search skills, strategies and information • Resume and Cover letter writing • Labour Market information • Networking for Employment • Marketing Yourself to Employers • Career planning • Interview tips • Help to tap into the hidden job market • Job Placement Services

AND MORE …

Where are we located?

In the Work BC Employment Service Centres. Just ask for the Y! KAMLOOPS NORTHSHORE 795 Tranquille Rd 250- 377-3670

KAMLOOPS SOUTH SHORE 100-275 Lansdowne St 250 434 9441

Both Centres are open from 8:00 am-4:30 pm Monday through Friday (Closed at 2:00 pm on Wednesdays)

Youth Employment Services are delivered by the Kamloops YMCAYWCA for the greater Kamloops region under contract with Open Door Group and the Employment Program of British Columbia.

The Employment Program of British Columbia is funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 2017

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Violence Against Women Intervention & Support Services

OUTREACH SERVICES

Call 250-320-3110 or 250-376-7800 • P rovides a mobile response to women and their dependant children who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing violence. Response is based on the needs of the women referred. This program serves Kamloops and outlying communities

• Helps navigate the legal, housing, social services, health, employment and immigrational systems • Advocacy for women and children • Provides individual and group support

CHILDREN WHO WITNESS ABUSE

Call 250-376-7800

• Is a program with the goal to interrupt or break the cycle of violence • Is non-crisis intervention • S upports children and youth ages 5-19 who have been exposed to violence

• Offers both group and individual counselling • Offers Camp Starfish over the summer • Supports parents and caregivers who have not perpetrated violence

Y WOMEN’S EMERGENCY SHELTER

Call 250-374-6162 • Text 250-682-7931 • P rovides safe supportive transitional housing for women, with or without children, who have experienced or are at risk of violence, abuse, or threats • Women may access the shelter by calling, dropping in or by referral •H  elps navigate the legal, housing, social services, health, employment, and immigration systems

GIVE SAFETY. GIVE POSSIBILITY. GIVE HOPE.

For more information about donating to the Violence Against Women Intervention and Support Services go to: www.KamloopsY.ca or CALL 250-374-6162 Donations of financial support help to provide women and children the support they need to live violence free. If you wish to donate to a particular VAWISS program, please identify them specifically.

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Thank you to our sponsors: We reserve the right to change schedules. • Fees subject to applicable taxes.

•A  dvocacy for women and children • P rovides individual and family support •O  ffers referrals to other agencies or to other transition houses in Canada •A  re you a community provider? A friend? Family? Staff can provide you with information regarding family violence, the effects on the family and how you can help


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#1 online news site www.KamloopsThisWeek.com

Ph: 250-374-7467 • 1365B Dalhousie Drive

Do you like to discover new things? KALS multi week or single session daytime classes start soon. 43 topics from Crime & Justice, Wildlife Conservation, Russia Today, Canadian Poetry, You & Your Pharmacist, Israel/Palestine, Intro to Energy, Bugs ‘N Us, First Nations Languages and much More!

It’s easy to share ideas and have great discussions, make new friends and learn for enjoyment. There are no exams & no deadlines.

Check out the full program at www.kals.ca

Registration is on now online, mail and in person. PHONE: 236-425-4414 OFFICE: 262 Lorne Street, Kamloops, BC, V2C1W1 Office Hours: 9-4 Monday to Friday (Closed 12-1)

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! W O N R E T S I G RE

“A lifetime of learning begins here” PROGRAMS WE OFFER ARE:

• Infant/Toddler: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm • Preschool: 8:45 am to 11:15 am OR 11:45 am to 2:15 pm • 3-5 Preschool / Childcare: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm • School Age Care: Before and after school care (including kindergarten children) 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. Pick up from Juniper, Marion Schilling, Lloyd George, Beattie, South Sahali, Summit, McGowan, Pacific Way, Aberdeen, Dufferin.

Our Montessori Enhanced program includes:

Montessori prepared environment

• Practical Life - activities to aid in developing independence for the child • Sensorial - physical development of the senses • Language - speaking, listening, reading and writing • Mathematics - concepts of number, shape and space • Cultural Studies - enrich the child’s understanding of the world through the study of zoology, botany, geography, history, art and music

Enhanced environment

• Block area and dramatic play area helps children learn socially, physically, intellectually and creatively • Extensive theme, phonics, art and music program

Transportation

We offer pick-up in Juniper, Marion Schilling, Llyod George, Beattie, South Sahali, Summit, McGowan, Pacific Way, Aberdeen & Dufferin.

always & always going several steps beyond! Valleyview Campus

1764 Valleyview Drive Preschool Childcare - Ages 1 to 12

Sahali Campus

1585 Summit Drive Childcare - Ages 5 to 12

Pineview Campus

1711 Copperhead Drive Preschool Childcare - Ages 1 to 12

25O.319.9O44 • www.kamloopskidz.com

Kamloops 2017 YMCA Winter Program Guide  
Kamloops 2017 YMCA Winter Program Guide  

Kamloops 2017 YMCA Winter Program Guide