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  • Community raises $60K and counting at YMCA’s Cycle for Strong Kids

    Hundreds of local vulnerable children will be able to access healthy Y programs all because an incredible $60,000 and counting was raised at this years virtual YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids ‘Your Way’ event. 


  • YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids Fundraiser this Sunday

    Cycle for Strong Kids, the YMCA of Okanagan’s largest fundraiser of the year, takes place this Sunday, May 30th. 100% of donations will help subsidize child care, camps, swim lessons, health memberships and recreational programs for low-income Okanagan children. 

  • YMCA of Okanagan Celebrates Child Care Month

    May is Child Care Appreciation Month and the YMCA of Okanagan wants to recognize those who work in Child Care for their dedication to shaping the minds and characters of future generations.

  • YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids – Your Way!

    Cycle for Strong Kids, the YMCA of Okanagan’s largest fundraiser of the year, takes place virtually on Sunday, May 30th. 100% of donations will subsidize child care, camps, swim lessons, health memberships and recreational programs for vulnerable Okanagan children. 

  • The YMCA applauds continued provincial investments in children and youth

    Yesterday’s historic federal investment in child care, coupled with today’s commitments in British Columbia’s budget, demonstrates an understanding that there is no economic and social recovery without child care.  

  • Morningside Rotary gives teen parents a healthy start in spirit, mind and body

    The Morningside Rotary Club member Daryl Brost helped facilitate the donation and delivery of $2,000 worth of healthy food and art therapy supplies to the YMCA’s Young Parent Program. This community program provides parents under the age of 24 with the fundamental tools they need to thrive, including child care, parenting education, life skills training, connections to critical resources and a supportive community.

  • YMCA Contest Initiates over 5,500 Hours of Exercise in the Okanagan

    The YMCA wants to inspire our entire community to get active, and their free 21-Day YFitness Challenge has currently generated 5,589 hours of exercise. Participants just have to register by the end of February and get moving for 20 minutes a day anyway they can for 21 days straight to qualify for great prizes including a paddleboard. 

  • Interior Savings invests in child development

    Interior Savings has made it possible for the YMCA of Okanagan to purchase much needed play-based equipment for both their Family Play Time and Child Care programs, through their Community Investment Fund. This will ensure the healthy development of our community’s youngest members at multiple locations throughout the Okanagan. 

  • Local campaign makes local impact for charity & business

    Made in YLW, in partnership with the You Are Collective, created products to inspire the choice to support local businesses, generating cash flow for Kelowna businesses who have been struggling during the pandemic, and donated a portion of each item to the YMCA of Okanagan.

  • COVID-19 case isolated to pool area at Kelowna Family Y

    A person who has tested positive for the coronavirus attended the pool at the Kelowna Family YMCA on the evening of November 3. Interior Health will be conducting detailed contact tracing with the case and will be notifying close contacts directly.