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About Brenda Ridgway

Manager, Marketing and Communications

Wellness Centre Grand Re-opening

Wellness Centre Grand Re-opening Saturday, September 17 11:30 am-1:00 pm Join us September 17 for the official grand re-opening of our Wellness Centre! The celebration kicks off at 11:30 a.m with lots of demos and activities scheduled. Don't miss Ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:00 pm A chance to try out the latest in fitness technology [...]

August 26th, 2016|News and Events|

Megathon raises $63,000+ for YMCA Strong Kids

Topping the thermometer! $63,000+ raised for Megathon On Saturday, June 11 we held our Megathon Wrap-up Party to celebrate a week of "mega" events and activities to raise awareness and funds for our YMCA Strong Kids campaign. And we're excited to say we surpassed our goal -- and we're still counting! Thank you to everyone who [...]

June 13th, 2016|News and Events|

Children’s safety program running on PA days and March Break

Published in the Oakville Beaver, January 24 The Town of Oakville (and the YMCA of Oakville) are hosting a new program aimed at helping young children develop skills to identify and respond to potentially-dangerous situations. The My Safe Life – Personal Safety for Kids program, run by SOS 4 Kids, helps children recognize “inappropriate behaviours, [...]

January 25th, 2016|News and Events|

YMCA Peace Week asks, ‘What does peace mean to you?’

Article: Oakville Beaver By Julia Le Zak Ebrahim, YMCA Community Breakfast for Peace keynote speaker and author of The Terrorists Son: A Story of Choice A childhood amid terrorism was all Zak Ebrahim knew. He was only seven years old when his father shot and killed a leader of the Jewish Defense League, [...]

November 5th, 2015|News and Events|