At YMCA Wanakita, the health and safety of our campers, families, staff and volunteers is our top priority. We are responding to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation and have temporarily closed YMCA Wanakita and cancelled Spring programs. Read our Letter to Camp Families.
Monday, March 23rd - Like many others, our phone lines are currently experiencing connection issues. Our provider is aware of the issue. If you are trying to reach us and cannot connect, please keep trying.
At the YMCA, the health and safety of our participants, staff and families is our number one priority. We are responding to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation including the closures of YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics centres and YMCA Child Care Centres until April 5, 2020. For the latest updates about cancellations and closures, please visit: Covid-19
The YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford is a charitable organization serving over 190,000 local residents.
We serve the communities of Hamilton, Burlington, Flamborough, Brantford, Brant County & Haliburton.
We provide the following services: Health, Fitness and Aquatics; Child Care; Child and Youth Programming; Camps; Employment and Immigrant Services; Community Outreach; Global Initiatives.
Our five Health, Fitness and Aquatics Centres are located in downtown Hamilton, the Hamilton Mountain, Burlington, Waterdown and Brantford.
We are the largest provider of child care in communities we serve with more than 100 pre-school and school-age Child Care Centres providing care for infants and children to age 12.
We offer an extensive selection of Day Camps for summer and PA Day programs.
We operate YMCA Wanakita, a year-round camp located in Haliburton. YMCA Wanakita is the largest YMCA Camp in Canada. It features a west-side camp for children and teens and an east-side camp for families. YMCA Wanakita offers summer Day Camp, women’s weekends and year-round outdoor education and family camping experiences.
We offer Employment Services in Hamilton, Burlington, Waterdown and Brantford.
The YMCA is the first stop for new immigrants and refugees settling in the area. YMCA Immigrant Services helps newcomers connect with a wide range of community services aimed at helping them connect to the resources they need to start a new life here.
Through our Global Initiatives programming we partner with YMCAs in Cambridge, Kitchener-Waterloo and Stratford to support a YMCA peer education program in Zambia.
Recent news coverage can be found on the YMCA in the News page
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