John W. Lindsay

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John W. Lindsay

Discover the difference COMMUNITY makes

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 this fall.

COVID Operational Procedures

Download our Spring 2021 Program Guide

Check out our Spring 2021 Program guide and discover 70,000 square feet of health and wellness resources just for you in the heart of downtown Halifax. #PowerofBelonging

Facility Information

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.

News

Temporary Closure Period: Friday, April 23 – Thursday, May 20, 2021 (inclusive)

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 for a period of four weeks. Unfortunately, we will have to postpone programming until we are otherwise advised by Public Health. Temporary Closure Period: Friday, April 23 – Thursday, May 20, 2021 (inclusive) 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 [...]

John W. Lindsay YMCA

5640 Sackville Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1L2

Phone: 902-423-9622

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Tuesday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Wednesday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Thursday: 5:45am to 8pm
  • Friday: 5:45amto 8pm
  • Saturday: 7:45am to 7pm
  • Sunday: 7:45am to 7pm

Contact us

(902) 423-9622 ext 0 [email protected]