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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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YMCA Healthy Kids Day at the Community YMCA

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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 [...]

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