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Welcome to the YMCA of Greater Halifax / Dartmouth

The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth is a dynamic charity that connects more than 50,000 people daily. Since 1853, the YMCA has been promoting positive values that build individuals’ spirit, mind and body. We provide programs to help those living in our communities and continually work to create stronger, and healthier communities… Learn more about us

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It Starts Here

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Send a kid to camp. Give them the joy of their first summer camp experience.


Give a child the chance to play, make friends, build skills and confidence.


Help a struggling family. Give them access to affordable child care.


Black to Business Magazine Features Amber Grosse

Featuring: Amber Grosse Program Coordinator, YMCA Community Action Network The Black Business Initiative's Black to Business Winter Magazine featured Amber [...]

New Beginnings start here.

The YMCA began assisting Sawsan Shamo in April of 2017 as she was seeking admission to Saint Mary’s University. She [...]

“I love that I can relate to my clients. I can tell them my story.”

Kim Marsman has been with the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth for 10 years. Read her Y Story. "My proudest [...]

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  • All YMCA Centres will be closed on Monday, February 18th in celebration of Nova Scotia Heritage Day. #FamilyDay #NSHeritageDay

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    We ❤️ our supporters! From all of us at the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth, thank you to everyone who makes our work possible. Because..

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    The NSCC students in the carpentry program at NSCC Pictou built this great new cabin for Big Cove YMCA Camp and now it’s time to move it in!..

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    #NSStorm Cancellation update: Our YMCA Aquafit class at the NS Rehabilitation Centre is cancelled tonight.

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    #NSStorm Update: All YMCA centres will remain closed for the day due to deteriorating weather conditions predicted throughout the day. Stay safe..

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