Member orientation

Member Perks

FITNESS ORIENTATIONS | FOR MEMBERS ONLY

Make the most of your time at our facility! During these free orientations a member of our fitness team will guide you through the basics of how to use the cardio and strength machines, plus general facility etiquette, to help you feel more confident and comfortable on the fitness floor. 

Book on our YWCA Health + Fitness Centre mobile app or contact Member Services at 604- 895 -5777.

Orientations are available Monday to Wednesday at 4:30PM, and Saturdays at 1:30PM & 2:15PM. 

Member Clinics

Free for members! The following clinics are special workouts or workshops with our Health + Fitness Team.

Book on our YWCA Health + Fitness Centre mobile app. Go to the "Classes" section and scroll to the desired clinic. Please email bookings@ywcavan.org with questions.

HER-BC Research Study on Midlife Women and Menopause Information Session

Dr. Lori Brotto, Professor at UBC's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is leading a study that examines menopause and its associated symptoms. Attend this information session to learn more about the study and how you can participate. Click here to learn more about the Women's Health Research Institute.

Schedule
Wed, Feb 21 | 12:15 - 1PM
Instructor

Dr. Lori Brotto

Location
Health + Fitness Centre
Fee
Free for members

Behavior Change Workshop

In this "Meet The Trainer" workshop with Catherine King learn how to turn your big aspirations into process based goals. This member clinic will help you set S.M.A.R.T. goals while providing the tools to achieve your desired results without the fear of failure.

Objectives:
• Understand the difference between outcome vs. behavior based goals
• Learn what S.M.A.R.T goals are
• Learn how to change an aspiration into process behavior based goals
• Learn how to make the process easier

 

Schedule
Wednesday, February 28
5:30 - 6:30PM
Instructor

Catherine King

Location
Health + Fitness Centre
Fee
Free for members

Intro to the BOSU Workshop

Your best workouts come with confidence in your performance!

New to the BOSU? Join us to learn the how to use this tool safely and effectively. This 30 minute ‘intro to’ workshop will cover proper technique and basic programming ideas to help you add the BOSU into your fitness routine.

BOSU exercises challenge the entire body with integrated, multi-joint movements requiring muscle groups to simultaneously work together. It's a super versatile piece of equipment that helps you work on balance, strength, flexibility and cardio!

Please note - this is an educational workshop - not a workout.  

Schedule
Tues, Feb 27 | 1:15-1:45PM
Tues, Mar 5 | 1:15-1:45PM
Tues, Mar 12 | 1:15-1:45PM
Instructor

Johanna

Location
Studio 1
Fee
Free for members

YWCA SWIM LEVEL 1 | LEARN Clinic

Do you want to improve your swimming but didn't know where to start? Unsure of your swimming abilities? Have a fear of the water? In this clinic, you'll work closely with a swim Instructor to explore water management skills as well as gain a level of water comfort and confidence through swim progressions. This explorative class will offer you a positive experience and give you the confidence you'll need to float, glide, and self-rescue in the water. This clinic is designed for beginner swimmers and is a preview of our YWCA SWIM LEVEL 1 | LEARN program.

Schedule
Saturday, Mar 2 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Instructor

Lifeguard

Location
Pool
Pre-requisite
No swim experience needed
Fee
Free for members | Non-members $25
Business Partner Discounts

Enjoy the following discounts and/or perks when you show your valid YWCA Health + Fitness Centre membership card.

Fresh Prep

Discount
$85 off across your first 3 orders of Fresh Prep and 10% off Fresh Prep gift certificates
Info

1. Use a unique code to save $85 off across your first 3 orders of Fresh Prep. 

2. Receive 10% off Fresh Prep gift certificates. 

Please email comments@ywcavan.org to take advantage of these offers.

Rackets & Runners

Discount
10% off regular priced items
Info

3880 Oak Street
604 733 9211

Obsessions Gift Shop

Discount
15% off regular priced items
Info

101 - 595 Howe Street
604 633 0091

Vancouver Art Gallery

Discount
$2 off general admission
Info

Use promo code YWCA$2off online or on-site
750 Hornby Street
604 662 4700

 

Vancouver Board of Trade

Discount
Initiation fee waived with corporate membership (save $250+)
Info

604 681 2111

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Discount
15% off any VSO programs
Info

Conditions apply. To book contact 604 684 9100 ext 252, groupsales@vancouversymphony.ca

YWCA Hotel

Discount
10% off regular room rates
Info

733 Beatty Street (across from BC Place)
604 895 5830

ZipBy

Discount
Flat rate of $4.25 for 3 hours, once per day
Info

ZipBy is the new parking app for Lot 1, 535 Hornby St. Follow the ZipBy instructions to access this rate for any period of the day.

Flight Centre

Discount
Save $50/person on flight & hotel packages or up to $150 on flight & tour or cruise packages
Info

1051 Davie Street
1 855 450 9500

Freshii

Discount
10% off regular priced meals
Info

870 W Cordova Street | 604 566 9952
1185 W Georgia Street | 604 558 1522

LadySport

Discount
10% off regular priced items
Info

3545 West 4th Ave
604 733 1173

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