Canandaigua Family YMCA

Canandaigua Family YMCA

Youth Development. Healthy Living. Social Responsibility.

Phone 585.394.6866
Child Care 585.394.1440



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    Fun with your Son!

    It’s time for you to have some fun with your son. Come for an evening games, a little dancing, pictures and more! They’re only little for so long, so savor the moment and spend it with them!
    When: Friday, March 31, 5 – 7 pm
    Cost: $30 includes 5×7 photo

    Healthy Kids Day

    Get a Taste of Summer!

    It isn’t long now till the sunshine comes! Come enjoy a taste of summer with our Healthy Kids Day. It will be a great day to experience the Y, meet Katfish the mermaid, taste yummy treats and see what’s happening with other organizations

    We are going to be raffling off a BIG item with all proceeds going to Cheyanne Brant a Canandaigua Primary School Student who has Brain Cancer. The item is being decided right now but it will be big, so while this is a FREE event please consider bringing a donation for Cheyanne. She needs your help!

    Fun Activities Include:
    * Meet & Greet with a Mermaid from 11 – 12
    * Swimming & Bouncing Fun
    * Planting seeds you can take home with the Garden Club
    * Child Id Station with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department
    * An Irish Dance Demonstration with Madi Heacock
    Companies with revolutionary products
    * Soul Juicin
    * Young Living Essential Oils with Beth Murphy Cunningham
    * Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine
    * Lemongrass Spa with Shawna Bonshak
    * Norwex Cleaning Products with Paige Bischoff
    * Jamberry Nails with all proceeds going to Cheyanne
    and so much more…

    When: 10 am – 1 pm


    Personal Training Certification

    Become a trainer with our two-day training course from NETA. We’re so lucky to be able to provide this training for you! This 2-day workshop includes: demonstrations and practical application of one-on-one training. NETA’s expert trainer will cover exercise science review, communication skills, exercise programming, health assessments and more. Workshop registration includes, written exam and 2-year certificate. NETA’s Personal Trainer Certification is accredited by NCCA, the “gold standard” in our industry!

    YMCA Water Safety Week

    Free Water Safety Lessons at the Y!

    During Spring Break we will be offering free safety around water lessons for children. These are meant to help children feel more comfortable and confident around water. They aren’t our typical swim lessons and you can pick and choose which lessons you sign up for! We will be offering a variety of topics as well.

    Monday, April 17
    Pool Rules:

    Be safe around the pool by knowing the rules!
    9 – 9:30 am for ages 3 – 5
    9:40 – 10:10 am for ages 6 – 12

    Tuesday, April 18
    Reach, Throw, Don’t Go:

    These are the key terms to know when trying to rescue someone from the water. We will teach you to lay down and reach, throw something to keep the person afloat and to remember never to go in putting both of you in danger.
    3:45 – 4:15 pm for ages 3 – 5
    4:25 – 4:55 pm for ages 6 – 12

    Wednesday, April 19
    Call 911

    Making a call to 911 is important and every second matters within this phone call. It’s important to be prepared for the questions that the operator is going to ask. Precious moments could be wasted in trying to find the answers out – know them before calling!
    1:30 – 2 pm for ages 3 – 5
    2:10 – 2:40 pm for ages 6 – 12
    This is not a CPR course, but it will make children feel more comfortable when it comes to CPR. We will help them understand the process of CPR.
    6 – 6:30 pm for ages 3 – 5
    6:40 – 7:10 pm for ages 6 – 12

    Thursday, April 20
    Backyard Pools

    Summer is the time for backyard pools, but be safe and confident around outdoor pools with this information session. Kids need to know the difference between the Y pool and being outside!
    9 – 9:30 am for ages 3 – 5
    9:40 – 10:10 am for ages 6 – 12
    Pool Drains
    Pool drains are a dangerous area to be around, so it’s important kids learn about the pool drain. Kids will learn the purpose behind the drain and ways to play safe!
    4:30 – 5:10 pm for ages 3 – 5
    5:20 – 5:50 pm for ages 6 – 12

    Friday, April 21
    Life jackets

    Life jackets are meant to save a life, but if they’re not put on properly they’ll do more harm than good. It’s very important to know how to use a life jacket the right way!
    9 – 9:30 am for ages 3 – 5
    9:40 – 10:10 am for ages 6 – 12
    Boating and Open Water
    One of the best past things about summer is boating and swimming in the lake. There are so many dangerous when it comes to boating though. It’s very important children understand the dangerous and know the ways to play safe.
    1:30 – 2 pm for ages 3-5
    2:10 – 2:40 pm for ages 6 – 12

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