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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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Black to Business Magazine Features Amber Grosse

Featuring: Amber Grosse Program Coordinator, YMCA Community Action Network The Black Business Initiative's Black to Business Winter Magazine featured Amber [...]

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 [...]

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Overnight camping registration begins TODAY (July 4th) at 12pm. Day programs will follow at 12pm tomorrow, July 5th. Click here to register
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Come Camp With Us!

We are excited to announce that Big Cove YMCA Camp is opening as a Campground and Day Use facility for the 2020 summer season, starting July 8th!

Registration begins tomorrow (Saturday, July 4th) at 12:00 pm for all overnight bookings only. Day program registration will begin Sunday, July 5th at 12:00 pm.

Day programs will run daily from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and Overnights will run until 9:30 am the day of departure. Participants must bring their own meals and cooking devices.

For more information and to register, please visit:

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