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  • YMCA Celebrates Family Day with Free Family Activities Across Golden Horseshoe

    Looking for plans this Family Day Weekend? On Monday, February 19, all 12 YMCAs across the Golden Horseshoe will host free events for all ages. Make a splash, break a sweat, run, climb or explore. We're encouraging families to get fit and have fun at their local Y.

  • The Koshlong Current Fall/Winter

    Big news from YMCA Wanakita: the new challenge course is ready for campers and it is spectacular! We're really excited to add this new dimension to our camp programng. Read about this and more in the  Fall/Winter Koshlong Current.

  • YOU made it happen!

    As the year draws to a close we want to say a great big thank you to all our generous donors. You made it happen --  425 kids joined us in 2017 for a wonderful camp experience -- one that we hope they will remember for years to come.

    From all of us here, thank you so much. Have a wonderful holiday season!


  • 2017 YMCA Peace Medal Awards

    The YMCA Peace Medal Breakfast took place at the Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s. This years event attracted more than 400 people, who came to recognize the efforts of the medal recipients and listen to author and keynote speaker Clare Morneau speak on issues of social justice. The YMCA Peace medals were awarded to five local individuals/groups that have made outstanding contributions to promoting tolerance, social justice and community cohesion...


  • 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!