22 04, 2016

Nothing Little about Big Cove Camp Experience: Participant Spotlight

For many parents, the prospect of sending a child off to camp for the first-time can be daunting. If you are the parent of a first-time camper to the Big Cove YMCA Camp Program and your child is feeling a little nervous about leaving home and spending time with a group of kids they don’t [...]

22 04, 2016

Building a Better World: Volunteer Spotlight

What does your better world look like? Is it a world full of love and compassion, without barriers and without judgement? Those were questions Jim MacGowan posed to the audience at a TEDx event held last February at Mount Saint Vincent University. He found those elements of a better world at the YMCA and that’s [...]

22 04, 2016

The Magic of Walking

What if we told you that there is one thing you could do for 30 minutes each day that would dramatically improve your physical, emotional and mental health? It's not a gimmick or a pill. And it's not the latest diet or exercise craze. It's walking. While we all know how important physical activity is [...]