Child & Youth Aquatics Programming2021-06-02T09:52:56+00:00

Jr. Lifesaving Sport – Stroke:

Increase your endurance and increase your swimming speed by joining the Jr. Lifesaving Sport – Strokes!  Here you will work on developing the swimming skills needed to be successful in as a lifesaving sport athlete!

Jr. Lifesaving Sport – Skills & Drills:

What to try something different? Join our Jr. Lifesaving Sport – Skills & Drills program!  Here you will learn all of the different aspects of being a lifesaving sport athlete: teamwork, leadership, and lifesaving skills.  All of these are developed while having fun learning and perfecting the different events: Obstacle Swim, Manikin Tow, Line Throw, and much, much more!

Stroke Improvement:

Perfect your swimming strokes: Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Elementary Backstroke, Breaststroke, Sidestroke, Butterfly.

Planning on missing a swimming class?  Let us know by emailing us at [email protected].


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 Friday, April 23, 2021. Unfortunately, we will have to postpone programming until we are otherwise advised by Public Health. Temporary Closure of our facility is effective Friday, April 23 and will remain closed until a reassessment is made by the Government of Nova Scotia on when we can reopen safely. The YMCA is committed to ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for all. The [...]

John W. Lindsay YMCA

5640 Sackville Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1L2

Phone: 902-423-9622

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Tuesday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Wednesday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Thursday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Friday: 5:45amto 8pm
  • Saturday: 7:45am to 7pm
  • Sunday: 7:45am to 7pm

Contact us

(902) 423-9622 ext 0 [email protected]