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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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Lace Up With Us for the Blue Nose Marathon!

Have you ever considered participating in a marathon, but aren't sure where to begin? Looking to get fit, stay active, [...]

Special Announcement – April 24, 2017

You won't want to miss this! Please join us for a very special Announcement Event regarding the new John W. Lindsay YMCA facility. [...]

Philosophy of Positivity

Rodney Small credits the Community YMCA’s Panthers Basketball Program with helping him stay on the straight and narrow. His gratitude [...]

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