Marjorie Manning Fountain – Aquatic Centre2021-07-09T18:36:12+00:00

Jump in and discover why everyone can benefit from being active in the water!

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced swimmer, you can gain the skills and confidence you need to stay safe and enjoy our pool. The YMCA has been offering aquatics programming & swimming lessons to Canadians since the 1900s. Thousands of Canadians have learned to swim at the Y.

Safe Swimming with COVID-19

Before you get into the water please read our safety check-list to keep you safe while you swim.

Download the Safety Checklist

Free Swim Lessons For YMCA Members

How do I sign up?

Step 1: Sign up for a YMCA Membership: CLICK HERE

Step 2: Register for your first swim lesson: CLICK HERE

Sign up for Swim Lessons

How to register with the MyY App

Book your spot today on the My Y App or call our front desk staff at (902) 423-9622 ext. 0.

Register today on the MyY App


Temporary Closure Period: Friday, April 23

Dear friends of the John W. Lindsay YMCA, We are sure you have heard during the Nova Scotia Government's press conference today, the new Public Health restrictions that will be in place as of [...]

COVID Operational Procedures

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.

Please read our COVID-19 Operational Procedures