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YMCA Coach Approach® Program

Jessica Holliday knew her health was a priority but life kept getting in the way. On top of being a mother of four children, she also battles with Thoracic Outlet disorder which leaves her in chronic pain. Due to many struggles, including four different surgeries meant to correct her disorder, Jessica fell into a depression Read More

Heroes are Popping up Everywhere

On Monday, January 12 the YMCA of Okanagan launched the registration of its 2nd annual Megathon event, rallying members of the community to be a ‘hero for kids’ by signing up for their own personal fitness challenge and raising funds for local children. “This event concept is new and exciting,” explains Pam Murkin, YMCA Fund Development Read More

Joshua’s Y Story

Joshua Martin loves Adventure Club at the Kelowna Family Y. He likes to play, explore, and have fun with the leaders, his sister and other kids in the program—which, for his family, is a blessing. The fact that Joshua is able to attend regularly says a lot about the program. Joshua has autism, which makes Read More