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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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YMCA Community Action Network

  Keona Simmons (pictured right) was part of the first YMCA Community Action Network cohort! As part of YCAN, participants [...]

Sarah Finkle of Big Cove YMCA Camp

Sarah Finkle has been coming to Big Cove camp for two years. She was a little scared at first, but [...]

Gender-Based Violence Prevention Program Forum Theatre Workshop

Beginning in September 2017 with a focus on working with newcomer children, youth, and families, the Gender-Based Violence Prevention Project [...]

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    Our YMCA Centre for Immigrant Programs helps newcomers to Canada settle into their new communities while supporting the community in understanding..

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    Timeline Photos

    A reminder that all YMCA facilities are closed today in-lieu for Remembrance Day. Programs will start again tomorrow as scheduled.

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    Moina Michael, an American teacher working for the YMCA Overseas War Secretaries organization in New York City, was the first person to commemorate..

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