22 09, 2017

Exponential Excitement

2017-09-22T19:22:08+00:00

David Wallbridge is eager to talk about the new John W. Lindsay YMCA and he has a passion to share. The Halifax resident, who is a donor and volunteer with the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth’s Community Campaign to raise awareness and funds for the construction of the John W. Lindsay YMCA on South Park Street, learned [...]

Exponential Excitement2017-09-22T19:22:08+00:00
30 06, 2017

Building a Place to Grow

2017-07-04T15:37:39+00:00

Robert Richardson didn’t hesitate when he was asked to volunteer with the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth. The YMCA’s emphasis on the importance of communities and health in spirit, mind and body is a shared passion he has admired since he was a boy growing up in Halifax’s North End. Robert, who is the President of Compass [...]

Building a Place to Grow2017-07-04T15:37:39+00:00
30 06, 2017

Capital Campaign Nearing $8 Million!

2017-07-01T12:36:39+00:00

Your YMCA Centre of Community Capital Campaign volunteers have been working hard to edge the campaign closer to its goal. As of May 31, 2017, the campaign had officially raised $7,976,059 of our $9,000,000 million goal, with even more good  news developing since then. At this point, all other funding sources for the entire project are in [...]

Capital Campaign Nearing $8 Million!2017-07-01T12:36:39+00:00
30 06, 2017

Government Invests $10 Million in New John W. Lindsay YMCA

2017-07-01T12:33:54+00:00

On April 26th 2017 the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announced that they would be offering $5 million in funding each towards the new John W. Lindsay YMCA facility, in support of building a stronger, healthier community for all, through the New Building Canada Fund. It was an historic moment for the YMCA and the new [...]

Government Invests $10 Million in New John W. Lindsay YMCA2017-07-01T12:33:54+00:00
30 06, 2017

Paying it Forward

2017-07-04T15:28:25+00:00

For capital campaign donor and long-time Y volunteer Robert Richardson, the strength of the new John W. Lindsay YMCA facility lies in its embodiment of the organization’s long-standing commitment to serving all members of the community – especially youth. Robert is drawn to the YMCA’s emphasis on communities and health in spirit, mind and body, a [...]

Paying it Forward2017-07-04T15:28:25+00:00
24 04, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: YMCA Receives $10 million in government funding for new facility

2017-04-24T18:52:26+00:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   HALIFAX, NS - April 24, 2017 - The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announced their support of $5 million each for the John W. Lindsay YMCA facility today. This funding, provided through the New Building Canada Fund, is a strategic investment in recreational infrastructure in the Halifax region that will [...]

PRESS RELEASE: YMCA Receives $10 million in government funding for new facility2017-04-24T18:52:26+00:00
20 04, 2017

The Answer to Social Connectedness

2017-04-21T19:52:57+00:00

  Eat your veggies, exercise, sleep well, and… connect? Did you know that maintaining healthy social connections improves well-being? Face-to-face contact makes us happier, lowers our blood pressure, curbs depression, and improves our sleep. However, technology is cutting into our face-to-face connection time, which makes us more prone to anxiety and depression, low self-esteem, and [...]

The Answer to Social Connectedness2017-04-21T19:52:57+00:00
20 04, 2017

New Website Launched!

2017-04-22T17:07:52+00:00

We are so excited to introduce you to our brand new YMCA website. Our new site is responsive to mobile devices and offers a fresh new online look and feel that many YMCA’s across the country have adopted. Other highlights include: A one-stop All Programs Directory Detailed responsive maps of all the locations and program sites where we [...]

New Website Launched!2017-04-22T17:07:52+00:00