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Aquatics

Swim Lessons

Preschool Lessons

Bobbers

Bobbers is for children 3-5 years old who are new to swimming. In Bobbers, we'll introduce your child to fun activities in the water to activate the movements that will eventually lead to...

Dippers

Dippers is the final level for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Surfers or show an equivalent skill level. In Dippers, we'll introduce the front and back crawl as well as...

Divers

Divers is for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Gliders or show an equivalent level of skill. In Divers, children will combine all the skills they have learned so far to swim on their...

Floaters

Floaters is for children 3-5 years old who have completed Bobbers or an equivalent level of lessons. In Floaters, we introduce floating and gliding unassisted and continue to practice other...

Gliders

Gliders is for children who are 3-5 years old and have completed Floaters or show an equivalent level of competence. In Gliders, children will combine kicking with gliding to learn how to propel...

Surfers

Surfers is for children 3-5 years old who have completed Divers or show an equivalent level of competence. In Surfers, we'll continue to help your child develop front and back swimming skills and...

School Age Lessons

Dolphin

Dolphin is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Seal or who demonstrate an equivalent skill set. Your child will be introduced to swimming on their front, back and underwater. The third of...

Otter

An introductory level for beginner swimmers ages 6-12 years old, Otter will teach your child the basics of pool safety, going underwater and gliding on their front and back. The first of four levels...

Seal

Seal is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Otter or who have equivalent skills. In this level, your child will further develop the skills of gliding, kicking and submerging. The second of...

Star 1

Star 1 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed the Swimmer level in our Learn to Swim program. In this class, kids will learn elementary backstroke and the egg-beater motion for treading...

Star 2

Star 2 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 1 or who show an equivalent skill level. At this level we introduce breaststroke and continue to help kids refine their stroke technique...

Star 3

The third level of our YMCA Star Program, Star 3 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 2 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level your child will focus on the...

Star 4

Star 4 is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Star 3 or who show an equivalent skill level. In this level we will help your child focus on the sidestroke, and we will continue to introduce...

Swimmer

Swimmer is for children 6-12 years old who have completed Dolphin or have equivalent skills. In this class, kids will learn front and back crawl, and how to tread water. The last level in our...

Star Leadership Lessons

Star 5

Star 5 is for ages 6 and up who have completed Star 4 or who show an equivalent skill level. This is the first of 3 levels of our star leadership program. We will introduce the butterfly stroke along...

Star 6

Star 6 is for ages 6 and up who have completed Star 5 or show an equivalent skill level. Swimmers will continue to develop lifesaving and first aid skills at the Ranger and Star level of the Canadian...

Star 7

Star 7 is for ages 6 and up who have completed Star 6 or show an equivalent skill level and have a strong interest in pursuing more advanced aquatics certifications. The YMCA Star Leadership program...

Camps

Summer Camps

Overnight Camps

Family Camp

Thank you for your interest in YMCA Camps! As a result of the pandemic, the YMCA has moved information about our programs that are operatingduring this time, over to a different website. We invite...

Camp Kakhamela

Having diabetes shouldn’t get in the way of going to camp! In partnership with the Canadian Diabetes Association, this unique program offers children with diabetes all aspects of a camp...

Day Camps

Summer Day Camp

Thank you for your interest in YMCA Camps! As a result of the pandemic, the YMCA has moved information about our programs that are operatingduring this time, over to a different website. We invite...

Outdoor Adventure Day Camp

Thank you for your interest in YMCA Camps! As a result of the pandemic, the YMCA has moved information about our programs that are operatingduring this time, over to a different website. We invite...

Family Camps

Family Camp

Thank you for your interest in YMCA Camps! As a result of the pandemic, the YMCA has moved information about our programs that are operatingduring this time, over to a different website. We invite...

Child & Family Development

Generation Health

Learn to Make Changes for a Healthier Family. Generation Health is aFREE 10-week healthy lifestyle programfor children aged 8-12 years and their families. The program covers topics related to healthy...

Play & Learning

Baby and me: Songs and Stories

Enjoy some quality time with your preschooler! Join us for 30 minutes of enjoyable songs and stories for the little ones. In the following hour parents have the opportunity to connect with other...

Baby and me: Sensory Art

Introduce your baby to art! Join us for 30 minutes of simple art experiences. In the following hour parents have the opportunity to connect with other caregivers while watching their kids play. This...

Active & Creative play

Preschool (3-5 years)

The preschool years are exciting times—children are growing quickly and elementary school is just around the corner! Children in our Preschool programs are provided with vital learning...

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Preschool (3-5 years) | Robert Lee YMCA
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5 days/wk9:00am - 2:00pmSep 052017-06-30Contact usJoin our wait-list
3 days/wk9:00am - 2:00pmSep 052017-06-30Contact usJoin our wait-list
5 days/wk9:30am - 12:00pmSep 052017-06-30Contact usJoin our wait-list
3 days/wk9:30am - 12:00pmSep 072017-06-30Contact usJoin our wait-list
2 days/wk9:00am - 2:00pmSep 052017-06-30Contact usJoin our wait-list
2 days/wk9:30am - 12:00pmSep 052017-06-30Contact usJoin our wait-list
Little Explorers

A fun program for your little one! This program is designed for 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 year olds who are ready to learn. Play, laugh, and learn in a preschool environment. This drop-in program is free for...

Outdoor Adventures

Play, laugh, and learn in a preschool environment on our 5th floor patio

This drop-in program is free for YMCA Members.

Parent Support

Training and Networking

Interested in learning more about guiding children's behaviour? Want to learn some new circle time ideas? Our Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR) program offers child care providers a wide...

Child Care

Early Learning and Care

Full & Part-Time Child Care

3-5 Years Care

Critical learning takes place in the first six years of a child’s life–learning that requires a nurturing and caring environment. Our Child Care programs provide an environment that helps...

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3-5 Years Care | Robert Lee YMCA
DaysTimeStart DateEnd DateFeesRegistration
M-F7:30am - 6:00pmDec 31---Contact usJoin our wait-list
Infant Care (0-18 months)

Choosing a child care provider is a big decision—you want your baby to be nurtured and cared for as well as you would do yourself. Our Child Care programs offer environments that are safe and...

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Infant Care (0-18 months) | Robert Lee YMCA
DaysTimeStart DateEnd DateFeesRegistration
M-F7:30am - 6:00pmDec 31---$1,370.00Join our wait-list
Toddler Care (18-36 months)

Choosing a child care provider is a big decision—you want your toddler to be nurtured and cared for as well as you would do yourself. Our Child Care programs offer environments that are safe...

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Toddler Care (18-36 months) | Robert Lee YMCA
DaysTimeStart DateEnd DateFeesRegistration
M-F7:30am - 6:00pmDec 31---$1,370.00Join our wait-list

Before and After School Programs

After School Programs

Jr. YMCA Basketball

No experience required! This entry-level program introduces children in Kindergarten and Grade 1 to the sport of basketball in a fun, active and healthy learning environment. The Jr. YMCA...

Parent & Caregiver Resources

Child Care Provider Resources

Training and Networking

Interested in learning more about guiding children's behaviour? Want to learn some new circle time ideas? Our Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR) program offers child care providers a wide...

Childminding

Childminding

Let our trained staff watch your kids so you can take care of yourself. YMCA Childminding is availablefor children ages 6 weeks to 12 years so you are able to participate in a fitness class, go for a...

Early Childhood Education Practicums

Early Childhood Education Practicum

What a YMCA Early Childhood Education Practicum can do for you! Looking to take a big step towards your rewarding career as an Early Childhood Educator? There’s no better opportunity to gain...

Education & Training

Learning & Academics

Preschool

Preschool (3-5 years)

The preschool years are exciting times—children are growing quickly and elementary school is just around the corner! Children in our Preschool programs are provided with vital learning...

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Preschool (3-5 years) | Robert Lee YMCA
DaysTimeStart DateEnd DateFeesRegistration
5 days/wk9:00am - 2:00pmSep 052017-06-30Contact usJoin our wait-list
3 days/wk9:00am - 2:00pmSep 052017-06-30Contact usJoin our wait-list
5 days/wk9:30am - 12:00pmSep 052017-06-30Contact usJoin our wait-list
3 days/wk9:30am - 12:00pmSep 072017-06-30Contact usJoin our wait-list
2 days/wk9:00am - 2:00pmSep 052017-06-30Contact usJoin our wait-list
2 days/wk9:30am - 12:00pmSep 052017-06-30Contact usJoin our wait-list
Little Explorers

A fun program for your little one! This program is designed for 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 year olds who are ready to learn. Play, laugh, and learn in a preschool environment. This drop-in program is free for...

Outdoor Adventures

Play, laugh, and learn in a preschool environment on our 5th floor patio

This drop-in program is free for YMCA Members.

Training Programs

Digital Literacy Exchange Program

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is offeringFREE,1.5 hr workshops to get you comfortable with the digital world. The goal of this program is to increase digital literacy and participants' comfort...

YMCA Early Childhood Education Assistant Training

The YMCA Early Years Assistant Program prepares young adults for jobs in Early Childhood Education. The YMCA is Canada’s largest child care provider and, here in Metro Vancouver, we have been...

English Language Support

English Conversation Club

There's lot to learn in the English language! Our English Conversation Clubs are a great way to build English language skills, meet new friends and learn more about life in Canada. Trained...

English Conversation Club | Robert Lee YMCA

Credits & Certifications

Child Care Training

Training and Networking

Interested in learning more about guiding children's behaviour? Want to learn some new circle time ideas? Our Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR) program offers child care providers a wide...

Healthy Eating After School

Time spent learning healthy behaviours and being physically active is more important now than ever before. Too many people are inactive or overweight and at risk of chronic disease. In effort to help...

Citizenship Courses

Citizenship Preparation & Participation

Thinking about becoming a citizen? In this program, we offer support in learning the Discover Canada Study Guide and help you prepare to take the Canadian Citizenship Test. Participants explore the...

Citizenship Preparation & Participation | Robert Lee YMCA

Employment Services

Youth Employment Programs (Virtual)

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, our YMCA Employment Services programs have gone virtual for the time being. Please see below for information on three of our programs, as well as how to contact...

Job Seekers

Youth & Young Adult Employment

Summer Work Student Exchange

Discover how one summer can change your life! Being part of the Summer Work Student Exchange program means you’ll discover a new part of Canada, improve your French language skills and gain...

Youth BEAT

The YMCA Youth BEAT program supports youth with mental health barriers to Breakthrough to Employment And Training. The program also helps youth gain confidence in kick-starting their careers. This...

YMCA Early Childhood Education Assistant Training

The YMCA Early Years Assistant Program prepares young adults for jobs in Early Childhood Education. The YMCA is Canada’s largest child care provider and, here in Metro Vancouver, we have been...

Youth Employment Bootcamp

Finding a job is tough – but that’s just the beginning – now you have to keep the job. The YMCA’s Youth Employment Bootcamp program will help you build the skills, strengths...

Youth Employment Bootcamp | Robert Lee YMCA

Employer Support

Youth BEAT

The YMCA Youth BEAT program supports youth with mental health barriers to Breakthrough to Employment And Training. The program also helps youth gain confidence in kick-starting their careers. This...

Self Employment

Self Employment

Dream about starting your own business? Success is much greater if you have the right knowledge, tools and resources. The Self Employment program is designed to help Canadians start up small...

Self-Employment for Newcomers

Are you a newcomer to Canada with a business idea? Have you wondered how you could start a business in Canada? Then this program might be exactly what you need to launch your business. TheYMCA of...

Global Initiatives

Exchanges

Youth Exchanges Canada

Do you work or volunteer with a group of young people who like to travel, learn, and explore? The Youth Exchanges Canada program may be right for your group! Groups of teens ages 12 to 17 are matched...

Summer Work Student Exchange

Discover how one summer can change your life! Being part of the Summer Work Student Exchange program means you’ll discover a new part of Canada, improve your French language skills and gain...

Health & Fitness

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Group Fitness

Y Thrive

A better you is waiting. Now available at the Robert Lee YMCA! Getting and staying fit isn’t easy. But the biggest barrier isn’t necessarily the exercise, it’s getting there and...

Yoga & Pilates

Harmony Yoga

These classes have many benefits for your children including: reducing anxiety, improving concentration, developing active lifestyle and creating positive emotions. Not only will they learn movements...

Mom+1 Spin and Yoga

Mom+1 Spin and Yoga is all about balance. Half spin and half stretch, this class will allow you to make the most of your time by implementing the benefits of cardiovascular training, in addition to...

Express

Cycle Express

Short & sweet! Join us for this express class that strengthens your muscles while efficiently burning calories and slimming your waistline. This 30-minute condensed class is a great way to sneak...

Parent & Baby

Mom+1 Spin and Yoga

Mom+1 Spin and Yoga is all about balance. Half spin and half stretch, this class will allow you to make the most of your time by implementing the benefits of cardiovascular training, in addition to...

Specialty Classes

Canadian Fitness Connection

What could be better than being active and meeting new people? The Canadian Fitness Connection program mixes fitness and recreational activities with workshops about living and working in Canada. In...

Canadian Fitness Connection | Langara Family YMCA

Canadian Fitness Connection | Chilliwack YMCA

Canadian Fitness Connection | Robert Lee YMCA

Happy Hearts Plus

Happy Hearts Plus is designed for new referrals from who require close monitor by a cardiac care nurse. Enhancing your health while living with a heart condition or cardiovascular disease is much...

Strength & Cardio

Mom+1 Spin and Yoga

Mom+1 Spin and Yoga is all about balance. Half spin and half stretch, this class will allow you to make the most of your time by implementing the benefits of cardiovascular training, in addition to...

Sports & Recreation

Sports Leagues

YMCA Basketball

Come shoot hoops with us! The YMCA Basketball league teaches kids the game of basketball with an emphasis on fun and teamwork for boys and girls from Kindergarten tograde7. Classes run from 6:00 pm...

Jr. YMCA Basketball

No experience required! This entry-level program introduces children in Kindergarten and Grade 1 to the sport of basketball in a fun, active and healthy learning environment. The Jr. YMCA...

Community Sports & Leagues

Jr. YMCA Basketball

No experience required! This entry-level program introduces children in Kindergarten and Grade 1 to the sport of basketball in a fun, active and healthy learning environment. The Jr. YMCA...

Adult Drop-In Activities

Racquetball

Racquetball is a great way to enhance your fitness, increase agility and coordination, and keep your mental focus sharp. And it's a fun and healthy way to connect with friends or family. Why not...

Personal Training

Personal Training

Wherever you are in your fitness journey, a YMCA personal trainer can help you reach your fitness goalsfaster, and have more fun along the way. Is your workout getting stale? Are you looking to get...

Children's Fitness

Badminton

6‐12 yrs ‐ Learn, develop and practice your skills in the game of badminton. A fun introduction to the game!
All equipment is provided

Health Management

Generation Health

Learn to Make Changes for a Healthier Family. Generation Health is aFREE 10-week healthy lifestyle programfor children aged 8-12 years and their families. The program covers topics related to healthy...

Mental Wellness

Mind Fit

Did you know that physical activity can improve mental health? Studies have shown that regular physical activity can be as effective as medication or cognitive therapy for improving mental health and...

Y Mind

We're here to help young people thrive! Even though anxiety is the most common illness affecting youth in British Columbia,*40% of youth do not access much-needed mental health services because...

Find a program near you!

The YMCA Mental Wellness programs support teens and young adults (13-30yrs) experiencing stress, worry, low mood, and mild-moderate anxiety and/or depression. The goal is to connect young people...

Teen Mindfulness Group

Do you worry a lot about school? Do you worry about making friends or stress about what others think of you? You’re not alone—everyone experiences worries, anxiety and stress. The Teen...

Youth Mindfulness Group

Everyone experiences worries and anxiety. The key is to learn how to make sure these don’t get in the way of doing things you care about! The Youth Mindfulness Group offers a free 7-week...

Chronic Disease Management

Together in Movement and Exercise (TIME™)

Together in Movement and Exercise (TIME™) is a new, evidence based, exercise program designed for adults with stroke, acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis or other mobility concerns. In...

Together in Movement and Exercise (TIME™) | Robert Lee YMCA

Choose to Move

At the Y, helping adults experience optimal health as they age is a top priority. Are you over the age of 65 and physically inactive? Do you want to learn how to build physical activity into your...

Make Your Move

Did you know that more than 20% of Canadian adults live with one of the top four chronic diseases:cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases and four out of five Canadians...

Youth Mindfulness

Youth Mindfulness Group

Everyone experiences worries and anxiety. The key is to learn how to make sure these don’t get in the way of doing things you care about! The Youth Mindfulness Group offers a free 7-week...

Immigrant Services

Newcomer Training

Citizenship Preparation & Participation

Thinking about becoming a citizen? In this program, we offer support in learning the Discover Canada Study Guide and help you prepare to take the Canadian Citizenship Test. Participants explore the...

Citizenship Preparation & Participation | Robert Lee YMCA

English Language Support

English Conversation Club

There's lot to learn in the English language! Our English Conversation Clubs are a great way to build English language skills, meet new friends and learn more about life in Canada. Trained...

English Conversation Club | Robert Lee YMCA

Social & Educational Events

Social and Educational Events

Here's a way to meet people, practise your English and learn about your community. These fun, free events happen monthly and are specially planned for immigrant individuals and families...

Newcomer Fitness

Canadian Fitness Connection

What could be better than being active and meeting new people? The Canadian Fitness Connection program mixes fitness and recreational activities with workshops about living and working in Canada. In...

Canadian Fitness Connection | Langara Family YMCA

Canadian Fitness Connection | Chilliwack YMCA

Canadian Fitness Connection | Robert Lee YMCA

Youth Engagement

Services & Social Activities

Mind Fit

Did you know that physical activity can improve mental health? Studies have shown that regular physical activity can be as effective as medication or cognitive therapy for improving mental health and...

Y NEXUS

After recognizing a need for more inclusion-based programming within our community,the YMCA of Greater Vancouver isbringing together Indigenous, settler and newcomers between 18 and30 years old...

Graphic Lab

*Due to COVID-19 the SCRD Gibsons Community Centre is closed until further notice* The Graphic Lab is a free art and design studio for people age 12-18. We are open Monday to Friday from 3pm to 7pm....

Teen Mindfulness Group

Do you worry a lot about school? Do you worry about making friends or stress about what others think of you? You’re not alone—everyone experiences worries, anxiety and stress. The Teen...

Employment & Training

Self Employment

Dream about starting your own business? Success is much greater if you have the right knowledge, tools and resources. The Self Employment program is designed to help Canadians start up small...

Youth BEAT

The YMCA Youth BEAT program supports youth with mental health barriers to Breakthrough to Employment And Training. The program also helps youth gain confidence in kick-starting their careers. This...

Travel & Cultural Exchanges

Youth Exchanges Canada

Do you work or volunteer with a group of young people who like to travel, learn, and explore? The Youth Exchanges Canada program may be right for your group! Groups of teens ages 12 to 17 are matched...

Summer Work Student Exchange

Discover how one summer can change your life! Being part of the Summer Work Student Exchange program means you’ll discover a new part of Canada, improve your French language skills and gain...