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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

Programs that inspire stronger kids, families and communities

Looking for a new career opportunity? Visit our Employment Centres for help getting your job search started.

Join us this Fall at Big Cove YMCA Camp for our Fall Family Weekend September 15th to 17th, 2017!

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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.


PRESS RELEASE: YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth Celebrates International Day of Peace

HALIFAX, NS – Today is International Day of Peace and all around the world people and organizations are celebrating what [...]

Time to apply for the 2017 Langille Scholarship!

The YMCA is calling on young community builders to apply for the 2017 Langille Scholarship! As we continue to build and [...]

Embracing Multiculturalism

At a recent Multicultural Festival, hosted at Fairview Junior High School, students and teachers got to know more about the world [...]

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