The new John W. Lindsay YMCA is scheduled to open in 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:

  • Strong and connected families
  • Healthy seniors with strong social circles that volunteer, and stay involved
  • Resilient and healthy children who thrive and lead healthy, long lives
  • Confident and skilled young leaders
  • Motivated adults that take charge of their health, get active, and become role models and mentors
  • Immigrants who engage and participate in their community
  • Teens who feel confident and a strong sense of belonging

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

Stay tuned for more exciting developments and insights into the new facility and our vision for the future!