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  • Coast Capital Connects Youth with Tech

    Coast Capital Savings donated $8,000 through their Community Investments Grant to the new YMCA Connects program, enabling young adults in Kelowna get critical support in their search for long-term sustainable job and career opportunities.

  • Building Better Communities Goes Beyond the Bell

    Through the Intact Foundation Better Community Program, and in partnership with CapriCMW Insurance, $7,500 was donated to the YMCA of Okanagan’s Beyond the Bell program to help vulnerable children keep pace with their peers in school.

  • Big Jacks Golf Tournament raised a total $6,955 for the Y’s Strong Kids Campaign

    Big Jacks Golf Tournament raised a total $6,955 for the Y’s Strong Kids Campaign in the most successful tournament to date. 

  • Kelowna Toyota Makes a Big Splash with YMCA Donation

    Kelowna Toyota donated $4,000 to the YMCA Okanagan Swims Program, proving swim lessons to 1,400 children for free. 

  • Swing for a Cause at the 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

    $75,000 raised at the 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament in support of the YMCA's Strong Kids Campaign. 

  • New Board of Directors and Years of Service Awards announced at YMCA of Okanagan AGM

    The YMCA of Okanagan celebrated it’s 2018 achievements and welcomed two new board members at its 2018 AGM. New YMCA Board Members Amy Gopal and Steven Morrison were welcomed by Board Chair, John Duff and Chief Executive Officer, Sharon Peterson.

  • Active living program for aging adults expands to accommodate more participants

    Choose to Move is a health focused program for older adults who are inactive or suffer from chronic disease. The free YMCA program has expanded to accommodate more adults who are looking to incorporate physical activity into their lifestyle but aren’t sure where to start.

  • Community raises an incredible $91,000 at Cycle for Strong Kids

    Riders were all smiles at Cycle for Strong Kids, raising a whopping $91,000 for local underprivileged children at the YMCA of Okanagan’s largest fundraiser. 100% of donations will 
    directly subsidize vital Y programs for children whose families struggle to afford them.


  • 9,000 more ways to help local children

    Melcor Developments donated $9000 to the YMCA of Okanagan’s Strong Kids Campaign. (L-r) Russ Latimer, Jack Newton, and Tyrel Griffith present Rhonda Zakala from the YMCA with the donation which will provide financial assistance on child care, healthy programs, swim lessons and memberships for local underprivileged children.

  • The Okanagan’s largest outdoor cycle class supports local children

    Cycle for Strong Kids, the YMCA of Okanagan’s largest fundraiser of the year, takes place this Sunday, May 26. A full 100% of donations will subsidize child care, camps, swim lessons, health memberships and recreational programs for vulnerable Okanagan children. The event hosts a silent auction, raffle, and fun 45-minute outdoor cycle class for pre-registered riders with a goal of raising $100,000.