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The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth is a charity that ignites the potential in people, helping them grow, lead, and give back to their communities.

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Financial assistance was provided to YMCA members and participants
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Funding was secured to deliver YMCA wellness programming
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Awarded in post-secondary academic scholarships
Children and youth had a safe space to participate in Y programs

Our Programs

Join the YMCA Today!

The YMCA is more than just a place to work out. It’s a thriving community of members who are here to help support one another so we can all shine brightly into our future. As a member, you’ll feel good about the YMCA’s work in your community while improving your health and wellbeing. 


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It is because of the dedication, passion and generosity of donors and volunteers like you, that the YMCA is able to make such an incredible impact in our community.

YMCA Membership

At the Y, you join more than a gym. You join a community that nurtures potential, promotes healthy living and fosters social responsibility. 


With the support of our incredible donors, we deliver programs and services at over 80 locations across Nova Scotia to meet the most urgent needs in our communities. 

Volunteer with us

Fun! Rewarding! Amazing! That’s just some of the ways YMCA volunteers describe their volunteering experience. Join us!

Work with us

Find out why you should work at the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth. Learn everything the Y has to offer, and how we support employees to reach their goals.

Nova Scotia Supports Ukraine

The YMCA is working closely with the government and
community partners across the province to welcome
and provide support to those arriving in Nova Scotia. Check out our services

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