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Victoria Day Schedule

Peter Gilgan Family YMCA Monday, May 21 (Victoria Day): 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Child Minding 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Leisure Pool 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Main Pool 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Gymnasium 9:00 am - 4:45 pm Wellness Centre & Track 9:00 am - 4:45 pm Family Track Time 2:00 [...]

May 13th, 2018|Blog|

Making Real Life Connections at Outdoor Camp

Making Real Life Connections at Outdoor Camp It can be hard to pick the right summer camp for your child. Sports, swimming, science, art, music and hundreds more – the options can seem overwhelming.   If you’re still looking for a summer camp program for your child, consider the power of traditional outdoor camp experiences like [...]

April 10th, 2018|Blog|

Creating a Space for Young People: A Global Experience

Katherine Dziedzic speaking to a group of 40 youth from across Africa about Canada and her work in youth engagement at the YMCA How do you create a space where young people can feel safe, while encouraging them not to be safe? It sounds a little counter-intuitive – of course we want all young people [...]

April 5th, 2018|Blog|

Engaging our Community of Youth: A Global Experience

  Katherine Dziedzic (left) with a group of youth, volunteers and staff from Shauri Moyo Branch YMCA in Nairobi, Kenya How do you engage youth in a mission? This seems like such a huge question, with so many factors to consider. In my time with the YMCA, I have been fortunate to meet many young [...]

March 21st, 2018|Blog|