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Canadian kids still not getting enough exercise

According to the newest data from Statistics Canada, fewer than 20% of Canadian children and youth are still not meeting recommended targets for physical activity. Two studies released last fall reveal kids are also spending too much time in front of digital screens and not getting enough sleep. Results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey from Statistics Canada, also [...]

May 25th, 2018|Blog|

2018 Taekwondo Kick-a-thon

Are you ready to say YES! to changing lives? DONATE NOW   Join us on Saturday, June 9 for the 13th annual Oakville Taekwondo Kick-a-thon and help impact the lives of more children, youth, adults and families in our community. This annual fundraising event, hosted by Jamie and Tino Dossantos of the Oakville Taekwondo Club and the YMCA of [...]

May 18th, 2018|Megathon, News and Events|

Free activities on Healthy Kids Day!

Bring your whole family to the Y on Sunday, June 3 for a FREE day of fun and discover tools and resources to help you live a healthier lifestyle. The fun starts at 11:00! Arrive early to register for our Step Challenge then check out local bands on the Main Stage, Family Box Fit, Aqua [...]

May 14th, 2018|News and Events|

Inspiring women and girls on IWD

It’s International Women’s Day (IWD), a global day of recognition of women's achievements and a call to action to support women's rights and advance gender equality. Here at the YMCA, our call to action is woven into the curriculum of youth leadership programs like TAG (Together as Girls). Just as IWD celebrates the strength of women [...]

March 8th, 2018|Blog|