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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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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

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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.”

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  • Are you looking for a career? The much anticipated Spring Job Fair is just around the corner at the Halifax Forum May 2nd from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00..

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    A friendly reminder that we are closed this Easter Monday and will resume all regular scheduled programs tomorrow!

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    YMCA - Summer Work Student Exchange 2014

    YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange (SWESE) second deadline for remaining applications is May 15, 2019. Any applications received after that time..

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    A reminder that all YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth facilities and programs will be closed this holiday weekend April 19-22nd.

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    YMCA Centre for Immigrant Programs

    #NVW2019 is over but we still can’t help but share the amazing work of our volunteers. Today we’d like to thank Aya for being an integral part..

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