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Our Commitment to Truth and Reconciliation

June 21, 2018 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. Truth and Reconciliation has been a key focus for us at the YMCA of Oakville. We have partnered with other community agencies and organizations to bring a series of events and discussions on Truth and Reconciliation in Halton, focused on bringing Indigenous and non-Indigenous members of the [...]

June 21st, 2018|Blog|

Add Learning How to Swim to Your Child’s List of Basic Life Skills

There is a list of basic life skills all parents instinctively know they must teach their children to keep them safe and healthy. It includes habits like looking both ways before you cross the street, washing your hands with soap and water and eating the right amount of fruits and vegetables every day. For too [...]

June 11th, 2018|Blog|

Youth Gain Confidence and Skills at Halton Sport Leadership

On Thursday, June 7 we are proud to be hosting the Halton Sport Leadership graduation ceremony for the class of 2018. This is Oakville's fourth group of graduates, but the first for both Burlington and Milton. Three participating schools from Oakville, two from Milton and four from Burlington identified students to participate in this alternative [...]

June 1st, 2018|Blog|

Tips for Healthy Kids: Physical Activity

Children need at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day, including aerobic and muscle strengthening activities. At YMCA Healthy Kids Day, discover new activities and a community for healthy families where everyone belongs. Here are some tips to ensure your family is active and engaged in a fun, healthy lifestyle: Take Your Kids with [...]

May 29th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|