Community Initiatives


Junior Athlete Program

8-12 years  Come out on Friday evenings to participate in an interactive, fast-paced sports program that provides children with skills in a variety of areas. Participants will strengthen their teamwork, leadership, and collaboration while participating in these weekly physical activities.  Each week we may explore soccer, badminton, volleyball, dodgeball, basketball and more! Location: Joshua Creek Public [...]

January 26th, 2018|Community Initiatives|

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a FREE community event dedicated to improving the health and well-being of our kids. Details about our 2018 event coming soon!   Survey says... According to the 2016 YMCA Healthy Kids Survey, parents are most concerned about their children’s mental and emotional health. We surveyed parents across Canada with children between [...]

March 27th, 2017|Community Initiatives|

Priority Neighbourhoods Project

The Priority Neighbourhoods Project, a community initiative that began in 2012 with an initial grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, provides free, accessible programs to children, teens and young adults in four identified priority neighbourhoods in Oakville: Kerr Village, Dorval community, Clearview community and 6th Line and Elm Road area. The initial grant provided was [...]

October 12th, 2016|Community Initiatives|

Steve Nash Youth Basketball – Community

8-12 years This exciting program will be offered to youth looking to improve on their basketball skills in a fun, safe and friendly atmosphere.  With a focus on physical literacy, participants will be engaged in progressive lessons that allow them to strengthen upon their current skills. This is an introductory program which allows participants to [...]

September 21st, 2016|Community Initiatives|