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  International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Marked annually on March 8th, International Women’s Day (IWD) is one of the most important days of the year to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness about women’s equality, lobby for accelerated gender parity, and fundraise for female-focused charities. This year, the […]

Influencers!

by Fred Dyck, Director of Fitness & Facilities Who are the significant influencers for your career? What role did they play and how has it led to the successes of a person’s life? Maybe its because I am getting a bit older but this is certainly a question I have found myself reflecting on lately. […]

Book your very own Private Pool Time!

Get your family out of the house with a trip to our indoor swimming pool. Book for your family and enjoy the pool to yourselves. Your safety is important to us so we will also have a certified Red Cross lifeguard present to ensure you can relax and enjoy your time. Booking Details: Our 25-meter […]

Use our Virtual classes to augment your trips to the gym

by Fred Dyck, Director of Fitness & Facilities, YWCA Saskatoon Numerous members have embraced our virtual classes and now use them to augment their trips to the fitness centre. It is common see members attend one of our group fitness classes during the morning and then see them later virtually for a different type of class. […]

An Introduction to Mobility

By Nima Nazemi, Business Development Coordinator, YWCA Saskatoon/Fitness on 25th   Mobility refers to how well you can move, and how freely and efficiently. It’s basically the ability to move your entire body freely and correctly. It encompasses muscle strength, range of motion and endurance capacity. If you have great mobility, you are able to […]

Rules for Sharing a Lane with Other Swimmers

by Shadi Beiki, Head Lifeguard, YWCA Saskatoon/Fitness on 25th Swimming is a lot like driving, cycling, or walking, in that there are accepted norms for how we share the space we use. In general, the rules outlined can be lumped under the notion of swimming conscientiously of others in the hope that your fellow swimmers will […]

Make the most of this weird 2021 fitness year

by Fred Dyck Director of Fitness, YWCA Saskatoon One cannot overstate the impact of the Covid-19 virus on our society. Now ten months into this pandemic we are seeing some light at the end of the tunnel with the vaccine rollouts but months remain in front of us with serious restrictions on our choices. Like […]

YWCA Fitness Centre Mask Policy

As of Friday, November 6th, 2020, the Saskatchewan Provincial Government and the Saskatchewan Health Authority are requiring all visitors of indoor public settings to wear a mask. This regulation is in place for 28 days. Visit this link below for details on the order from the Saskatchewan Government. https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus/guidance-on-cloth-and-non-medical-cloth-masks/indoor-mandatory-masking-requirements YWCA Saskatoon/Fitness on 25th is dedicated […]

Virtual Fitness at YWCA Saskatoon

Our Virtual Classes are only $5 each for non-members. And, virtual classes are included with all membership categories! We offer Yoga online multiple times a week as well as Bonefit (a great class for older adults) and our Band and Body Weight Class (for all skills levels using minimal equipment. Here is a great outline […]

It’s Time to Brush Up On Your Soft Skills in the Age of Remote Working, Part 2

YWCA Saskatoon’s Employment and Learning Centre remains closed for in-person programs in light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.  We will continue to provide remote services via email, telephone, and social media (Facebook). We believe it is important to maintain your job search momentum. As such the Employment and Learning Centre will offer you daily job […]