Temporary Closure Notice 

The YMCA is committed to ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for all. The safety of our members, participants, staff and volunteers is of the utmost importance, and therefore we will take the appropriate measures to ensure that we are abiding by Public Health regulations. 

To comply with the recent Nova Scotia Public Health announcement on Tuesday November 24, effective Thursday November 26:

The John W. Lindsay YMCA will be closed for a two-week period. This includes YMCA Forever Fit Programs. Closure Period: Thursday November 26 – Wednesday December 9 (inclusive)

The Community YMCA will be closed for a two-week period. Programming will be postponed until we are otherwise advised by Public Health. This includes; Men’s Prep Basketball, Pickleball, Badminton, Volleyball, Soccer and Panthers Basketball, Weekend Youth Basketball. 

YMCA Centre immigrant services is limiting in-person programs until December 10. Access to our Centre is by appointment and for urgent situationsAll other programs and services will be offered virtually.  Please visit www.ymcahfx.ca/immigrant-programs. 

YMCA NS Works Employment Centre will offer limited public access to our centres by appointment only, effective Thursday, November 26, 2020, for two weeks.  We continue to offer one-on-one appointments by phone or virtually, in addition to virtual workshops.  A reassessment by Public Health will take place on December 19.  For more information visit: www.ymcansworks.ca


The Government of Nova Scotia has indicated that the closure period will be reassessed at the end of the two-week period.

If you have any questions please contact Lorrie Turnbull COO – lorrie.turnbull@halifax.ymca.ca




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