YMCA Youth Jiu Jitsu

Due to COVID-19, classes are not currently offered at the YMCA. Those interested are welcome to train at the Peterborough Jiu Jitsu Club instead.

The youth jiu jitsu program began at the YMCA in 2012. The program is open to youth aged 8 to 13 years, and is open to YMCA members and non-members alike. 

Click on the link below to order from our supplier, and the club receives a commission as part of Hatashita's COVID-19 relief program.


Peterborough Family YMCA
123 Aylmer Street South, Peterborough
(705) 748-9633

Session Dates, Class Times and Fees

Wednesdays 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Sundays 10:00am to 11:30am
3-month session $74 members ($145 non-members)

Autumn 2019 Session: Sept 16th to Dec 8th

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Gerry Taillon began training at the Peterborough YMCA club under Andy Dobie in March of 2007. Through 2009 Gerry was also a regular student of Kenn Gibb at the Trent University club. With two young children of his own and an eye to the future, Gerry took the opportunity to open the Peterborough YMCA Youth Jiu Jitsu Club in January of 2012. Gerry also serves as an occasional instructor at the Peterborough Jiu Jitsu Club.

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