Re-opening our YMCA

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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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Re-Opening our YMCA

The need for YMCA programs and services is more important than ever.  We’re here to help you focus on what [...]

COVID-19 Resources

For the latest public health information on COVID-19 (coronavirus) Federal updates: 1-833-784-4397 Provincial updates: 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 [...]

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#Pride2020 #halifaxpride A great opportunity to share messages of inspiration and support to our 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Submit messages below to be printed off and put up during the Halifax Pride Festival July 16 to 26, 2020!Have a message to share with your 2SLGBTQ+ community? Words of empowerment? A call to action? A shout out to those who inspire you? Submit messages below to be printed off and put up during the Halifax Pride Festival July 16 to 26, 2020!

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Big Cove is looking beautiful and ready to welcome our Campers tomorrow! Book with us for Day Use as well as Overnight and Leadership Day programs. To register visit:
#ymcacamp #BigCove #visitnovascotia #NS
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