The new John W. Lindsay YMCA is scheduled to open in Fall of 2019.


Located on the corner of South Park and Sackville Streets in Halifax, the new facility will help our YMCA greatly

expand our ability to build strong and caring communities that result in:

  • Resilient, healthy children and youth
  • Capable and confident young leaders
  • Engaged newcomers who participate and strengthen their communities
  • Motivated adults who take charge of their health
  • Active seniors who are socially engaged
  • Strong communities



The new 70,000 square foot facility will include: 

-A 6,000 square-foot Great Hall for reception, socializing, and program viewing

-An Aquatic Centre including a fully accessible 25-metre Lap Pool, a warm-water Teaching and Accessibility Pool with a movable floor, and a multi-person on-deck Hydrotherapy Whirlpool

-A gymnasium

-An indoor track for running, walking, and wheeling

-Strength conditioning and weight program spaces

-Multiple program studios

-General, adult only and family/special change rooms

-A Child & Family Development Centre

-A community meeting and multi-purpose space


Visit our microsite for more updates about the facility and learn how to become a part of:

The Original Social Network