John W. Lindsay YMCA2021-06-21T18:01:54+00:00

Discover the difference COMMUNITY makes

Bright, Modern Spaces to keep you active & safe. We’re built for it.

Facing out toward the vista of Citadel Hill, at the corner of South Park and Sackville Streets, the JWL is 70,000 square feet of potential – for healthy activity, for belonging, and for community building – 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 centre to support parents and caregivers while they work out
  • Child and Family Development Centre with community rooms
  • Public great hall and welcome desk

A brand new, modern facility allows us to open with state-of-the-art safety features and procedures right from day one. With so much space to work with, we can welcome a lot of members and participants at the same time, while still keeping everyone safe, distanced and well. Read more about our smart measures to keep you and your family safe.


John W. Lindsay Reopens June 16

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 - 8:00pm Weekends and Holidays: 10am - 5pm Information on Group Fitness and Recreational Activities will be made available as NS Public Health continues to release more information. Steam Room and Sauna will remain closed. At the YMCA we believe in the #PowerOfBelonging through health [...]

COVID Operational Procedures

The YMCA is committed to ensuring a safe and welcoming environment at all times. The safety of our members, participants, staff and volunteers is paramount and we will take all measures necessary to ensure that we are abiding by Public Health regulations. We wanted to take the time to describe what you can expect upon visiting your YMCA. Please read our COVID-19 Policy and Practices