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  • YMCA of Okanagan opens new child care centre in Kelowna

    With a shortage of child care spaces available in Kelowna, the YMCA of Okanagan has opened an additional child care facility on the property of Kelowna Secondary School.

    This new centre will help ease the struggle of families who’ve been waiting for child care spaces locally.


  • Lions support local kids

    On Wednesday, June 14, the Kelowna-Rutland Lions Club members visited the Kelowna Family YMCA with a big cheque that will help a lot more local children and youth in need. 

    The Lions Clubs International and YMCA’s share a core belief – to serve their community. One of the Lions key missions is to support children through scholarships, recreation and mentoring. 

  • YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids raises over $80,000 for Okanagan children

    On Sunday, May 28 nearly 300 riders raised over $80,000 for local children and youth at the YMCA of Okanagan’s largest fundraiser of the year, YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids. It is estimated this amount will benefit more than 500 local kids.

    “We are truly overwhelmed by the generosity of our donor community,” reports Rhonda Zakala, Fund Development General Manager. 

  • Space is limited for YMCA summer camps in Central Okanagan

    Summer camp registration is filling quickly at the YMCA of Okanagan, with most spaces for three- to seven-year-old kids already occupied.  Parents with children in this age range are urged to secure their spots soon — which include camps for preschoolers, theme camps, aquatic camps and more — as there are a few spaces still available throughout the summer months. 

  • 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.