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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.



Press Release: YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth announces new Chief Operating Officer, Lorrie Turnbull

HALIFAX, NS – January 26, 2018 – After undergoing an extensive search for a new Chief Operating Officer, the YMCA [...]

Press Release: Robert and Kathleen Richardson Donate $250,000 to New YMCA Facility

For Immediate Release November 16, 2017   HALIFAX, NS – The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth today celebrated a $250,000 donation [...]

Press Release: YMCA cornerstone a milestone for an important project!

HALIFAX, NS- Today Premier Stephen McNeil and Member of Parliament for Halifax Andy Fillmore helped the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth [...]

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