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 Park and Sackville Street will be a place for people to work out, to socialize, to play and to meet. It will be a destination for discovery where people can learn, develop new skills and connect and share. The new YMCA will feature a wide range of health and wellness resources for the community including:

  • Three pools and a state-of-the-art gym
  • Two levels of strength and cardio equipment
  • Indoor walking/running/wheeling track
  • Four studios for classes and programming
  • Childminding center to support parents and caregivers while they work out