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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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New Beginnings start here.

The YMCA began assisting Sawsan Shamo in April of 2017 as she was seeking admission to Saint Mary’s University. She [...]

“I love that I can relate to my clients. I can tell them my story.”

Kim Marsman has been with the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth for 10 years. Read her Y Story. "My proudest [...]

George “Marshmallow” Forsyth

To the children from the YMCA Child Care programs he was known simply as “Marshmallow.” A jokester at heart, George [...]

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YPlay will help you build strong kids and a strong family at home! Activities are designed for a variety of ages and levels of ability and can be done from your family room for FREE. Check out these low impact workouts for children and youth, called GROW. bit.ly/2JISlDw ... See MoreSee Less

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Check out our two week schedule of online workshops with YMCA Nova Scotia Works. To sign up for these workshops visit www.ymcansworks.ca.
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