What’s Happening at the YWCA

News & Events from Fitness on 25th

Holiday Hours December 2021 – January 2022

See below for our holiday hours at the YWCA Saskatoon. Admin Offices Closed on December 24th at 12 p.m.   Employment & Learning Centre Closed on December 24th at 12 p.m. Re-opens on January 4th at 8:30 a.m.   Child Development Centre Closed on December 24th at 12 p.m. Closed on December 27th and 28th […]

Facility Rentals

Fitness on 25th is accepting facility bookings for the gymnasium and the pool located at the YWCA Saskatoon. Below you will find information on each available facility and what each area has access to. Gymnasium – $49.50 per hour, + GST Our gymnasium facility is the perfect space for meetings, workshops, seminars, fun family occasions, […]

New Cross Country Skiing/Fitness Program

Fitness on 25th is happy to introduce a new Cross Country Ski Fitness Program designed for beginner to novice skiers. This is a great program to expand your understanding of the physical demands of cross-country skiing and will help you get prepared for the season through in-gym training. We will cover how to target your […]

New Gym Membership Special!

Get your 2022 year off to a fantastic start by starting your journey to a healthier, better you! At Fitness on 25th, we love movement and we love helping people establish healthy physical habits. We are excited to introduce a new Fitness on 25th Membership Special! By undertaking this journey, you will get the chance […]

Shine a Light Run Tips: September 10th

by Fred Dyck, B.Sc.P.E, Director of Fitness, YWCA Saskatoon When I first began regular run training about 20 years ago, I really just ran (or jogged if you will). I might have done some push ups occasionally but mostly I just went out the door and ran. As time has gone by I had added […]

PreHab & Mobility Program: VooDoo Flossing

PreHab and Mobility is one of the most successful programs we offer to our members at Fitness on 25th. PreHab and Mobility training is an important part of functional fitness that we offer at our centre. The term “Mobility” refers to the ability to create correct and proper movements and move the joints and soft […]

YWCA Member Biking to Toronto!

Here at YWCA Sasktoon, we are often inspired by our members. Daily in fact. It is an honour to be part of so many people’s pursuits, dreams and goals. Larry McCallum is one of our members who always had a unique goal in mind after his retirement. He moved to Saskatoon 7 years ago from […]

Red Cross Swim Lessons are back!

With COVID-19 restrictions becoming less restrictive, we are offering Red Cross Swim Lessons in August. The first set of crash lessons will start on Tuesday August 3rd and includes 9 lessons, with the last day on Friday August 13th. The second set of crash lessons will start on Monday August 16th and includes 10 lessons […]

Our PreHab & Mobility Class will focus on Lower Back and Hips in May

In the whole month of May, our PreHab & Mobility Program focuses on an area of the body where majority of people complain about: lower back and hip. Lower back and hip issues have a high rate of occurrence for many reasons. I would like to briefly mention a few of them: The centre of […]

MYTH: Running Causes Arthritis

by Rahim Ramji, DPT (Doctor of Physiotherapy), YWCA Fitness Staff Team Member Running does not cause arthritis, this has been known for quite some time now, but is a common misconception in the general population and medical community. Generally, runners have a much lower chance of developing arthritis compared to non-runners. In fact, running may […]