News and Events


News and Events

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, [...]

June 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Join us for the Halton Youth General Meeting!

REGISTER NOW Are you interested in learning about initiatives that are supporting young people in our Halton community? Do you have some insight into programs and services impacting youth in Halton? We want to [...]

June 4th, 2018|Categories: News and Events|

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 [...]

June 1st, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

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|