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  • Statement by YMCA Canada on the attack on the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec

    It was with great sadness that we learned last evening of the terror attack at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec.  Today, we echo the words of the YMCAs of Quebec who denounced this violence as having “no place in our communities, our cities, and our country.”

  • YMCA of Okanagan to open fitness centre in downtown Kelowna

    The YMCA of Okanagan is opening a new YMCA fitness centre located in downtown Kelowna. The Downtown YMCA will be situated at 505 Doyle Avenue on the main floor of the new Interior Health Kelowna Community Health and Services Centre and will support the health and wellness of residents and employees in the downtown area and neighbouring communities.

  • Tim Hortons delivers over 35,000 smiles to YMCA Kids!

    The results are in! Tim Hortons restaurants in the Central Okanagan donated $35,488 from their annual Smile Cookie Campaign to the YMCA of Okanagan. The campaign, which ran for a week in September, saw tens of thousands of Tim Hortons customers purchase a Smile Cookie for a dollar. 100 per cent of the proceeds raised from Smile Cookie sales were donated.

  • Youth find employment support they need at YMCA

    “I think more youth should go through the Y’s employment programs” says Webster. “The people who run them are ridiculously friendly and helpful, and by the end of it you really have a sense of what you want to do and what you want to accomplish. You know you can always come back as well, which is great. It feels a bit like family. Definitely a ten out of ten in my books.”

  • Improving personal wellness at the YMCA

    “I had never come to a gym before,” Ogilvie explains. “I am not that brave at times, but my fitness coach, Collin Polmear, took me under his wing and helped me feel more comfortable. There is always someone to help me if I need it and I am finding exercise truly helps my COPD and Rheumatoid Arthritis.”