YMCA strong kids campaign financial assistance

We don't turn anyone away.

YMCA donors and partners help make it possible for us to make sure everyone can participate in YMCA programs. If financial circumstances are limiting your ability to participate, you may be eligible for financial assistance. Licensed child care is also eligible for government subsidy.

Girl enjoying YMCA Summer Camps in Kelowna

Kelowna Family  Y maintenance closures:
Pool area will be closed August 26–September 4.
Gymnasium will be closed August 28–September 4.

This summer, your child can learn new skills, make friends and stay active at the Y! With many camp options in various locations throughout Kelowna, there's something for every kid to enjoy each week.

Morning Mini Camps (Kelowna Family Y)

Finally! A camp just for your preschooler! Sign your child up for our extended Mini Camps at the Y for a fun, engaging and interactive summer experience! Your child will explore crafts, stories, imaginative play and active games around preschooler-friendly themes. Each week will also include swim time.

Morning Sport 'n' Swim Camps (Kelowna Family Y)

YMCA day camp coaches will be working on building fundamental beginner sport skills through age-appropriate drills, intramural type scrimmage and fun free-play opportunities to practise new skills. We welcome campers of all abilities that are looking to improve their overall knowledge and skills or those who are looking to give a new sport a try. Each week will also include some swim time and...

Morning Aquatic Camps (H2O)

Excite your child's love for water! Attend aquatic lessons based on the YMCA’s National Swimming Program. Swimmers will be placed in a skill- and stroke-development class appropriate to their level. They’ll also learn basic lifesaving skills as a junior lifeguard in training and participate in aquatic games and sports like water polo and themed pool activities.

Afternoon Theme Camps (H2O)

Theme inspired crafts, structured active games, outdoor group challenges and team-building activities help make each week a unique experience. Add in dips in the pool and a Friday movie to end each week, and you have the ingredients for a summer full of memories!

Afternoon Y Theme Camps (Kelowna Family Y)

Theme camps include theme-inspired crafts, structured active games, outdoor group challenges and team-building activities help make each week a unique experience! Add in dips in the pool, a community outing and a Friday movie to end each week, and you have the ingredients for a summer full of memories!

Full-Day Okanagan Adventure Out-Trip Camp

Squeeze every last moment out of your child’s last week of summer! With most of the Kelowna Family Y closed for maintenance, we have the opportunity to explore the Okanagan by jumping in the van to go to a different super-cool location to play every day! From Atlantis Waterslides to Myra Canyon Adventure Park to the Okanagan Science Centre, this week is sure to finish summer with a bang!

Full-Day Licensed Child Care Camps

Our licensed YMCA Child Care centres are a home away from home. Your child can be a part of our inclusive community where he or she can have fun, find support, make friends and reach their full potential. The Y’s approach to child care is unique. We believe that ensuring a sound basis for healthy child development and success begins with play and our child care programs give kids exactly...

Skill and Explore Camps

Is your youth looking to develop new skills or embark on fun adventures with friends this summer? Check out our new 10+ camps designed to build their resume or introduce a cool new sport.