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  • Thank you to our sponsors - NFP | Pioneer Golf Classic

    Thank you to all of our event sponsors who helped make this year’s NFP | Pioneer Golf Classic a success, and helping to provide youth with the opportunity to participate in healthy YMCA programming.  

  • Refresh My Y - Ron Edwards Family YMCA

    We're making some big changes to the Ron Edwards Family YMCA to refresh and revitalize your workout. Get ready for all new Precor cardio equipment featuring web-based technology that allows you to access music stations, television, Netflix and Spotify accounts. Members will also be able to track their individual workouts with their individual workouts using Precor chip technology.

  • New Lifeguarding Training - Learn and Earn

    Announcing a special opportunity for 14-24 year-olds to learn to be a lifeguard and gain paid work experience. Earn extra money and build your resume in this free program starting October 10.






  • Laurier and YMCA Surpass Community Campaign Goal Through Commitment of Kun Family

    Longtime Brantford residents Steven and Helen Kun announced today that they are doubling their commitment to the Laurier Brantford YMCA with an additional $1 million gift.

  • Young Syrian Refugee Awarded Scholarship

    We're exciting to announce that local YMCA nominee, Abdul Nour Seddiki has been awarded a Ted Rogers Scholarship to pursue his educational goals. The Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund aims to provide access to post-secondary education and reward youth who demonstrate community leadership.

    YMCA Immigrant Services first met Abdul and his family...

  • Koshlong Current - Spring Edition

    Father-son weekend, Strawberry Social, Handyman’s Corner and the Tuck Shop! You will find it all here in the Spring edition of the Koshlong Current!

  • The Canoe Auction - Update

    The vintage canvas canoe auction has changed to a live auction format at YMCA Wanakita. Now you can view, and even float test,  the full array of historic cedar strip canoes to help you decide which canoe suits you best. If you can't make it to the live auction, we'll help you participate by proxy. This is your last chance to own an iconic piece of Wanakita history. Click through for details and photos.


  • Spring Getaways

    Spring is a great time to get out into nature and what better opportunity than for a special getaway with your child.  Check out our multi-generational spring getaways.

  • Cycle for Kids raises more than $90,000

    On Saturday, April 8th participants at our YMCAs in Hamilton, Burlington and Brantford sweat it out to raise funds to send local children in need to swim lessons, summer camp, after-school programs and more!

  • A Weemarkable Window Into Your Child's Day

    Today's families are busier than ever. Between child drop offs, work, pick-ups, meal prep, and activities, you don't always have time to speak with your child's educators and learn about your child's day.
    We are making it easier for our YMCA Preschool Child Care families through our new YMCA app - Weemarkable!