About Us


Our Vision, Mission and Values

Vision The YMCA of Oakville will be a leader in building vibrant and healthy communities. Mission The YMCA of Oakville is a charitable organization that strengthens community in Spirit, Mind and Body.  Core Values Everything we do at the YMCA of Oakville is grounded in our core values of: Responsibility Inclusiveness Caring Honesty Embracing Respect Our [...]

September 10th, 2017|About Us|

YMCA Strategic Plan

Building momentum for the future Download the Strategic Plan 2017-2022 We believe that investing in children, teens and young adults is the key to strong community. If given the access to the essential programs and services needed to grow, learn and thrive, our children, teens and young adults can reach their full potential and build [...]

June 25th, 2017|About Us|

Peter Gilgan Leadership Award

Inspired by a young swim instructor at the YMCA, Peter Gilgan, founder and CEO of Mattamy Homes, developed the Peter Gilgan Leadership Award (PGLA) to recognize exceptional youth who work at the YMCA. We are excited to honour the 2018 recipients of the Peter Gilgan Leadership Award at our Award Ceremony. Please join us! Thursday, [...]

June 12th, 2017|Peter Gilgan Leadership Award|


The YMCA of Oakville is a partnership of staff and volunteers. As a leading charity, the YMCA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of 13 individuals from across the community. Board of Directors Peter Kolisnyk, BSc.H.K., Chair Realtor PKRE Real Estate Ltd. Brokerage Michael Shaen, LL.M, Past Chair CEO [...]

January 17th, 2017|About Us|