News and Events


News and Events

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 [...]

May 29th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Canadian kids still not getting enough exercise

According to the newest data from Statistics Canada, fewer than 20% of Canadian children and youth are still not meeting recommended targets for physical activity. Two studies released last fall reveal kids are also spending too much [...]

May 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Strengthening YMCA Healthy Kids Day through Community Partners

At the YMCA, we believe that healthy families are connected to their community; they feel like they belong. On Sunday, June 3 we are hosting YMCA Healthy Kids Day, a day dedicated to improving the [...]

May 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines: Help us Reach 1,000,000 Steps!

On YMCA Healthy Kids Day (Sunday June 3, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm), join us in reaching our goal of 1,000,000 steps as a Healthy Kids Day community! Registration opens at 10:45 am, pick up [...]

May 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Becoming a Healthy Family at YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Each year, the YMCA of Oakville participates in YMCA Healthy Kids Day, a national day dedicated to improving the health and well-being of families across Canada. Our 2018 YMCA Healthy Kids Day event is taking [...]

May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Youth Temagami Experience

The YMCA of Oakville and Appleby College have partnered to provide a unique FREE experience to youth ages 14-18 in Oakville. Travel to Appleby’s Temagami campus to be immersed in an Indigenous Education experience, build [...]

May 21st, 2018|Categories: News and Events|