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12 04, 2021

National GBV – Launch of the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Settlement Sector Strategy

With funding from Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Strategy Project Team launched its national strategy for settlement organizations this month. The strategy aims to build a common base of knowledge and coordinate responses to GBV between the settlement and anti-violence sectors. It offers five key priorities for front-line workers [...]

19 03, 2021

YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth announces the launch of Local Immigration Partnership in North Central Nova Scotia

In alignment with our work with local partners across the province to foster communities that are welcoming and inclusive in order to support newcomers to become fully engaged in the social, economic, political, and cultural life of these communities the YMCA is leading the formation of a Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) in the [...]

17 03, 2021

Swim Lessons Registration Opens Monday March 29

We are excited to begin offering swimming lessons on Monday, April 12! Join us in registering for swimming lesson on Monday March 29, 2021  To register: Online - BEGINNING at 7:00 am HERE In-person - BEGINNING at 9:00 am Please note that registrations cannot be completed via voicemail or email. Should you have any questions, please contact our Welcome [...]

1 03, 2021

Nutrition Landing Page

26 02, 2021


The Government has put a stop on sport competition for the next 4 weeks. This means that the Metro Basketball Association will cease operations and games for the next 4 weekends beginning with this weekend’s (Feb. 27 & 28) games being cancelled. While we are saddened by this news we fully support the Government and [...]

18 02, 2021

Staying healthy, just got easier at the Y.

The Y is excited to announce YThrive! Whether our members are looking to enhance their athletic performance, lose weight, increase their energy or reduce stress, our team of experts have designed a program to fit our lives. YThrive provides you with the support to get started, quick results to stay motivated and flexibility to get it [...]

16 02, 2021

YMCA Y-EAT – Pilot Meal Program for youth of all ages

YMCA Y-EAT YMCA Pilot Meal Program for youth of all ages   Meal programs play a vital role in ensuring our most vulnerable in our community are supported. What happens when meal programs are restricted due to a pandemic and there is a lack of affordable healthy food options at home?  At the YMCA, health and wellbeing means addressing the needs of everyone as an integrated whole of spirit, mind and body. We [...]

11 02, 2021

Update – Spectators at the Community Y weekend basketball games

To our Community YMCA members, Due to rules of the Metro Basketball League we will not be allowed to have spectators at the Community YMCA weekend Basketball games. While this is very sad news for all of us, we must follow the direction of the league that our club plays in. Thank you for your [...]

7 02, 2021

NS Public Health to ease some restrictions on gatherings

Update Feb 8,2021: Effective Monday, Feb. 8 to allow events and other gatherings restrictions by public health will be eased to the following: Effective 12 a.m. Feb. 8 until 11:59 p.m. March 7: Retail businesses can operate at 75 per cent capacity Fitness facilities can operate at 75 per cent capacity and must maintain three [...]

2 02, 2021

Helping kids to be happy and safe around water

by Lindsay Bliek from My family has a summer tradition of pre-dinner swims at our local swimming hole in the Elbow River in Calgary. Last summer, as my husband got home from work, we hopped on our bikes and headed down to the river to cool off almost every evening. My daughters both loved [...]