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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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COVID-19 Resources

For the latest public health information on COVID-19 (coronavirus) Federal updates: canada.ca/coronavirus 1-833-784-4397 Provincial updates: novascotia.ca/coronavirus If you believe you [...]

The John W. Lindsay YMCA Community Hub is OPEN!

Over 300 Haligonians have already said they’re IN by pre-registering for their John W. Lindsay YMCA membership - and you could [...]

Pre-registration for John W. Lindsay Memberships begin tomorrow!

We’re excited to meet you! From December 14 - 21, the new John W. Lindsay Community Hub in Spring Garden [...]

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A great story from YMCA of Pictou County! Staff are spending time reaching out to seniors in their community to check in, visit and see how they're doing. And the impact of reaching out to make this personal connection - the seniors say "it's comforting" and they're "almost like family."
via CBC News: The National
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You may be distancing. But you don’t have to feel isolated.
Have you tried YThrive Home yet? ythrive.ca/ Get your FREE daily dose of healthy activity for every age and fitness level - including adults, families, kids and seniors - hosted by real YMCA fitness instructors. Strength training, cardio, yoga - YThrive Home has got it. (And it’s a great example of what you can expect to find in our new John W. Lindsay YMCA! Btw, here’s a picture of the gym in progress!)
#YThrive #StayHome #JWL2020
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