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8 07, 2021

The YMCA partners with Shannex in newcomer pilot language skills program

2021-07-19T12:51:32+00:00

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 partners with Shannex in newcomer pilot language skills program2021-07-19T12:51:32+00:00
29 06, 2021

YMCA Langille Scholarship

2022-08-31T12:46:16+00:00

Previous Next Congratulations to our YMCA Langille Scholarship Recipients!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 FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE [...]

YMCA Langille Scholarship2022-08-31T12:46:16+00:00
18 02, 2021

Staying healthy, just got easier at the Y.

2021-02-18T15:29:08+00:00

The Y is excited to announce YThrive! Whether our members are looking to enhance their athletic performance, lose weight, increase their energy or reduce stress, our team of experts have designed a program to fit our lives. YThrive provides you with the support to get started, quick results to stay motivated and flexibility to get it [...]

Staying healthy, just got easier at the Y.2021-02-18T15:29:08+00:00
4 01, 2021

Philanthropy at the Heart of Community – YMCA Receives $1 Million Transformative Gift

2022-01-17T16:48:57+00:00

Igniting hope through times of challenge, change and uncertainty. The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth is pleased to announce it has received a $1M donation to help support our work with youth in the community. When Paul and Debbie Lavers contacted the YMCA indicating their desire to support the YMCA and its work in the community, [...]

Philanthropy at the Heart of Community – YMCA Receives $1 Million Transformative Gift2022-01-17T16:48:57+00:00
19 10, 2020

John W. Lindsay YMCA Officially Opens Its Doors to the Community

2020-11-15T18:09:55+00:00

For Immediate Release: John W. Lindsay YMCA Officially Opens Its Doors to the Community  HALIFAX, NS - October 19, 2020 - The John W. Lindsay YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth officially opens today. The much-anticipated venue will be a centrepiece for the community to gather and participate in life-enhancing activities. The 70,000 square foot facility at South [...]

John W. Lindsay YMCA Officially Opens Its Doors to the Community2020-11-15T18:09:55+00:00
17 09, 2019

Peace Medal Nominations Now Open

2019-09-17T14:53:10+00:00

YMCA Peace Medal Nomination Form YMCA Peace Medal Breakfast  Mark your calendars for our Peace Medal Breakfast. This year our breakfast will be held on November 19th from 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM at Pier 21.  YMCA Peace Week is a time when we celebrate the presence of peace in our communities, and reflect on the peace-building [...]

Peace Medal Nominations Now Open2019-09-17T14:53:10+00:00
7 05, 2019

YMCA Healthy Kids Day at the Community YMCA

2019-05-07T17:00:18+00:00

Did you know that only 7% of youth and 15% of adults in Canada meet daily physical activity requirements? That's why the YMCA hold Healthy Kids Day each year - a free family and community event to help kids and families embrace healthy habits and make them a lifelong practice. Thank you, Chronicle Herald (Halifax Citizen) for capturing [...]

YMCA Healthy Kids Day at the Community YMCA2019-05-07T17:00:18+00:00
12 02, 2019

Black to Business Magazine Features Amber Grosse

2021-06-21T14:38:10+00:00

Featuring: Amber Grosse Program Coordinator, YMCA Community Action Network The Black Business Initiative's Black to Business Winter Magazine featured Amber Grosse in their "Celebrating 20 Years of Business is Jammin' (BIJ)" feature. Amber had previously worked with the Black Business Initiative (BIJ) as Youth Coordinator until December of 2017. Shortly after her time with BIJ, [...]

Black to Business Magazine Features Amber Grosse2021-06-21T14:38:10+00:00
5 02, 2019

New Beginnings start here.

2019-02-05T17:59:17+00:00

The YMCA began assisting Sawsan Shamo in April of 2017 as she was seeking admission to Saint Mary’s University. She did not have all her academic transcripts, as she was unable to acquire them from Syria due to the civil war. The transcripts that she was able to bring in addition to the YMCA staff [...]

New Beginnings start here.2019-02-05T17:59:17+00:00