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Because of you, our community is a better place

  Thank you to all our wonderful participants, sponsors and volunteers at#YMCAMoveforKids. You raised $65,171 and beat our goal of $60,000! Because of you children right here in our community will get the benefit of safe, caring learning opportunities in YMCA Child Care, Day Camp, swim lessons, recreation and more. You make it happen...and we [...]

July 5th, 2019|Blog, News and Events|

Sign out a book at the Human Library

Don't judge a book by it's cover, learn about others, challenge stereotypes, share stories and promote understanding Human Library event - Sunday, July 7, 2019 On the heels of Pride month, the YMCA of Oakville's Diversity and Inclusivity committee invite the community to the second Human Library event, Sunday, July 7, 2019 from 1 p.m. [...]

June 28th, 2019|Blog, News and Events|

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|