Please use caution when entering the women's plus and family change room showers at Kelowna Family YMCA. We are experiencing fluctuating water temperatures. Parts on order. Men's and women's change room showers are not affected. 

  • YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids offers multiple options to support Okanagan children

    They say it takes a village to raise a child. YMCA’s Cycle for Strong Kids embodies this belief, bringing the community together to work towards a brighter future for underprivileged children. This fundraising event gives vulnerable kids in the Okanagan the opportunity to participate in confidence and strength building YMCA programming such as child care, day camps, aquatics, employment readiness and before & after school enrichment programs.

  • YMCA accepting preschool and early learning registrations for fall

    Registration is now open for the YMCA of Okanagan’s preschool and early learning programs for this fall, a set of offerings based on the Y’s proven Playing to Learn curriculum. The YMCA is Canada’s largest not for profit child care provider and has developed its Playing to Learn philosophy thanks to years of experience and the latest research findings. With one of the highest Playing to Learn curriculum scores across the country, the YMCA of Okanagan is providing a safe, caring environment – a “home away from home.”

  • YMCA Healthy Kids Day drew record numbers

    The YMCA of Okanagan’s 12th annual Healthy Kids Day saw loads of sunshine and a record amount of smiles this past Sunday. This year the event hosted more families than ever before who came out for a day of engaging activities, interactive entertainment, and a healthy barbecue outside the Kelowna Family Y. 

    “We love hosting this event,” says YMCA marketing and communications manager, Erica Hudson. “It’s rewarding and promising to see so many kids enjoying new and exciting activities, and the weather could not have been better."

  • YMCA of Okanagan opens its doors to those affected by flood

    With a threat of heavy rain and dramatic flooding in areas of Kelowna and Lake Country, the YMCA of Okanagan is opening its doors to community members who may be affected. 

  • Okanagan families invited to YMCA Healthy Kids Day this Sunday

    Games and crafts, interactive entertainment, an outdoor climbing wall, prizes and a free barbeque are all things to look forward to at YMCA Healthy Kids Day this Sunday, May 7.  This festival-like event will take place inside and outside the Kelowna Family Y from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will keep kids busy and active while connecting parents with resources that will help their families live healthier long-term.