Priscilla Furlong

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Home for the Holidays at the Y

This holiday season, give the gift of health to someone you love. Gift certificates for YMCA memberships and personal training packages are available now. Visit the Peter Gilgan Family YMCA today to purchase. Visit the Peter Gilgan Family YMCA at 410 Rebecca Street for more details Holiday Program Schedule available now! Family Festive Pass - Only [...]

December 5th, 2017|News and Events|

It Starts Here on National Philanthropy Day

In celebration of National Philanthropy Day on November 15, the YMCA has been 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 [...]

November 15th, 2017|News and Events|

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|

Grand Opening YMCA Outdoor Classroom

Community Open House and Grand Opening Celebration YMCA Outdoor Classroom Tuesday, October 24 5:00-6:30 p.m. St. Bernadette School Kindergarten and YMCA Child Care Playgrounds 1201 Heritage Way Oakville The YMCA of Oakville, in partnership with the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB), will host a joint community open house and official grand opening of their [...]

October 23rd, 2017|News and Events|

Appointment of Shared CEO

Media Release For Immediate Release  YMCA of Oakville & YMCA of Niagara Announce Appointment of Shared CEO Kyle Barber to Provide Joint Leadership Beginning October 16, 2017 October 5, 2017 - To further strengthen the YMCA’s impact on their local communities, the YMCA of Niagara and YMCA of Oakville Boards of Directors are proud to enter [...]

October 16th, 2017|News and Events|

Email server offline Aug 4 at 10 pm

August Long Weekend Notification Scheduled email server shutdown Our email server will be taking a break this weekend to perform some necessary system upgrades. Starting tonight, Friday, August 4 at 10:00 pm, and continuing throughout the weekend, our email server will be offline. Although email will not be available, our YMCA website will be. Our Peter [...]

August 4th, 2017|News and Events|

Women’s Plus Renovations

Renovation update June 21, 2017 Due to unexpected construction delays, the Women's Plus change-room is now scheduled to re-open on June 30. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience. If you have any questions, please visit our membership services desk. Women's Plus Renovations Starting May 1, we'll be renovating [...]

April 13th, 2017|News and Events|

Gabrielle Scrimshaw keynote speaker for 2017 Community Breakfast!

We are excited to announce that Gabrielle Scrimshaw will be the keynote speaker for our 2017 YMCA Community Breakfast for Peace. This highly anticipated event is a special celebration of peace in the Oakville community with YMCA Peace Medals awarded to those making a difference through their charitable work. The breakfast is part of YMCA [...]

March 22nd, 2017|News and Events|

The nature of camp

With summer camp registration in full swing, the options are endless. If you’re still wondering which camp to pick, consider your child’s personality and the nature of camps that match. At the Y, we’ve been providing camps for over a hundred years. We know that although every child is unique, each one has the ability [...]

February 10th, 2017|News and Events|

Unexpected Acts of Kindness

Sometimes, it’s the unexpected act of kindness that can change the course of someone’s life. For Manny Scott, one of the original Freedom Writers portrayed in the 2007 MTV movie, an unexpected act of kindness happened when a complete stranger sat down beside him on a park bench one day. Manny was only 16 at [...]

November 4th, 2016|Peace Week|