Moving and starting a new school is challenging for students. You leave behind familiar family and friends and must learn the layout of your new school, your teachers’ names, all while hoping to find a smiling face in the crowd.Imagine doing all that in a country that is new to you, and with [...]
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The YMCA Abilities in Motion Program (AIM) was founded in 1999 in partnership with the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre (Nova Scotia Health). AIM was born from the need to provide safe, supportive, fully inclusive and affordable access to the rehabilitation centre gym, and its equipment, for community out-patients with mobility concerns - many of [...]
As newcomer settlement coordinator for the YMCA, InHae Park noticed she was receiving a large number of requests from Shannex, as an employer, for settlement services. Specifically, help with language skills. Shannex provides a full continuum of care services for seniors including home care, retirement living, assisted living, memory care and long term care. [...]
The YMCA is now accepting applications for the YMCA Langille Scholarship. The YMCA Langille Scholarship recognizes the contributions students make in building our community and helps them financially to reach their potential in post-secondary education. It is made possible through the generosity of a YMCA donor and supporter. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ARE REQUIRED [...]
Our YMCA is proud to announce Keaudre Beals as the recipient of this year's Ted Rogers Scholarship. Keaudre Beals hails from the community of East Preston which is one of the original 52 black communities in Nova Scotia. East Preston is considered to be a marginalized community where financial assistance for post-secondary for [...]
It's official we are reopening the John W. Lindsay YMCA on Wednesday June 16, 2021 at 5:45 am! Lane Swim booking at the John W. Lindsay YMCA will open Tuesday June 15 at 9am on our MyY App. Our Operational Hours effective June 16 (with confirmation from the province) will be: Monday to Fridays: 5.45am [...]
Are you looking for part-time or summer employment? Register now for the three day job search camp! Happening this July 12th 2021. Running from 9:30am to 3:30pm each day. Join us on the following dates: July 12 - 14 July 19 - 21 July 26 -28 August 3 - 5 August 9 - [...]
COVID-19 Vaccines – What You Need to Know The vaccine can protect people from getting COVID-19. It also protects people from getting very sick from COVID-19. Nova Scotia uses vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech Moderna Health Canada has approved these vaccines to be used in Canada. When you get the vaccine, you protect yourself. You [...]
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. Thursday, April 22, 2021 To comply with the recent Nova [...]
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. [...]