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 [...]
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 [...]
YMCA Y-EAT YMCA Pilot Meal Program for youth of all ages Meal programs play a vital role in ensuring our most vulnerable in our community are supported. What happens when meal programs are restricted due to a pandemic and there is a lack of affordable healthy food options at home? At the YMCA, health and wellbeing means addressing the needs of everyone as an integrated whole of spirit, mind and body. We [...]
21 Day YFitness Challenge Grand Prize Giveaway CONTEST (“21 Day YFitness Challenge - Weekly Giveaway”) SPONSORED BY The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth (“SPONSOR”) AND ADMINISTERED BY The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth. (“ADMINISTRATOR”). WEEKLY CONTEST(S) BEGINS ON December 5 AT 12:00am AST AND ENDS ON December 26, 2020 AT 12:00am. (“CONTEST PERIOD”). NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO [...]
To comply with the recent Nova Scotia Public Health announcement on Friday December 4 The Community YMCA will be closed until December 16. The Community YMCA after school program (mon – fri 3pm-5:30pm) will continue to be offered (registered participants only). Phone: (902) 422-9622 Hours of Operation: To be announced Address: 2269 Gottingen Street, Halifax [...]
Important COVID-19 Update as of Thursday, October 1st: Gathering limit increased to 50 people without social distancing for participants in performing arts and sports. Participants in performing arts and sports can gather in groups of up to 50 people without maintaining a physical distance of 2 metres (6 feet) for practices, competitions, games, rehearsals and artistic [...]
Important COVID-19 Update as of Tuesday, September 22nd: Students travelling into Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada to attend university or NSCC are required to get tested for COVID-19 while they’re self-isolating if they arrive before 22 September 2020.
Our incredibly dedicated YMCA staff have remained on the front lines through COVID-19, to ensure that our community, and those most vulnerable, continue to be supported. As we re-open our YMCA, the way we’ll interact with each other will be different, but at the Y, you’ll always be able to connect with others, improve your [...]