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Community Breakfast for Peace – Wednesday, November 20

7:00-9:30 am Oakville Conference Centre | 2515 Wyecroft Road Buy your tickets here! Ticketed Event: Individual tickets – $25, Table of 10 – $225 400+ attendees comprised of political leaders, educators, community changemakers and business leaders. The YMCA Community Breakfast for Peace is attended by hundreds of Oakville’s most recognized community leaders, philanthropists, professionals, students [...]

November 4th, 2019|Blog, News and Events, Uncategorized|

Peace medal nominations – now open!

Each year, YMCAs across Canada celebrate acts of peace by recognizing individuals and groups who, without any special resources, status, wealth or position, have demonstrated a commitment to building peace within  their community or communities elsewhere in the world. During YMCA Peace Week, from November 16-23, local peacemakers will receive special recognition from the YMCA [...]

October 2nd, 2019|Blog, News and Events, Uncategorized|

The YMCA, Raptors & Kawhi – Basketball Is Thriving in Canada

From Humble Beginnings at the YMCA, Basketball Has Taken Canada By Storm In 1891, while working at the YMCA, Canadian-born James Naismith set out to create a new recreational activity to keep YMCA members active during the winter months. Naismith secured two peach baskets on opposing sides of the gym's balcony, grabbed a [...]

June 19th, 2019|Blog|

2019 Annual General Meeting

You are invited to join us for Building Momentum, our Annual General Meeting taking place on Monday, May 27 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Peter Gilgan Family YMCA. Don't miss this chance to hear more about our work in 2018 and how we are "building momentum" for the future of our community. We'll also be [...]

May 9th, 2019|Blog|