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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

Aqua Fit

Warm Water Aqua Fit classes will continue until Aug. 3rd, for a short Summer Break. Click here for details!

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

It Starts Here

You can make a difference too


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.


YREACH – Creating Welcoming Communities

At YREACH, we work with local partners to create welcoming communities, with staff in smaller centres across the province. We [...]

Summer-end Community YMCA BBQ

There was a lot of fun to be had at our end-of-summer Community YMCA BBQ, and it was certainly had [...]

Back to School Dance and Fundraiser!

              Earlier this month our YMCA Youth Community Action Network (YCAN) and YMCA [...]

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    YMCA Recognizing Enhancing Aligning Community Horizons (YREACH) is a program that provides information, orientation, and settlement/integration..

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    After the success of our pickleball trials last week, we’ve decided to offer pickleball as part of our regular programming this fall! For a $5..

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    Join us at our Nova Scotia Works location on Gottingen for the Aramark Job Fair on September 20th from 1-4pm! Bring your resume, a void cheque,..

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    Timeline Photos

    Fifth floor is here! We get more and more excited every day for Fall 2019 to open the doors of the John W. Lindsay YMCA to the Greater Halifax..

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    Our YMCA Staff are making the rounds at Volunteer/Society Expos next week! We’ll be recruiting volunteers for all programs of the YMCA of Greater..

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