Priscilla Furlong

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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|

Free activities on Family Day!

Looking for plans this Family Day Weekend? On Monday, February 19, YMCAs across the Golden Horseshoe will host free events for all ages. So come on in to the Peter Gilgan Family YMCA and make a splash, break a sweat, run, climb or explore. We're encouraging families to get fit and have fun! Drop by from [...]

February 15th, 2018|News and Events|

It Starts Here on National Philanthropy Day

In celebration of National Philanthropy Day on November 15, the YMCA was featured in a special Philanthropy in Canada insert in the Globe and Mail newspaper. Using stories of members from YMCA's across Canada, the article talks about the charitable mission of YMCA's in Canada. One of our own YMCA of Oakville members, Niya, is featured in [...]

November 15th, 2017|Blog|

YMCA Peace Medal nominees announced

Thanks to everyone who submitted nominations for youth, adults and groups who are doing amazing peace work in our community! The following nominees will be honoured for their charitable work at the YMCA Community Breakfast for Peace on November 23. YOUTH Aiden Lee Aiden is a young artist who has been inspired to use art [...]

November 13th, 2017|News and Events|