Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination: As of September 22, 2021, the Province of Ontario requires that all individuals* entering a gym facility, present proof of being fully vaccinated at every visit. Fully vaccinated is defined as 14 days after second dose. Proof of vaccination must be presented with government-issued ID. Children under 12 years of age are exempt.

The annual YMCA Peace Medal awards breakfast is held this week to honour a culture of peace and tolerance in our community. This year's awards breakfast is will be held at the Hamilton Convention Centre on Wednesday November 30th. The Hamilton Spectator covered all of the great 2016 nominees and more about the event, which can be seen here.

Look out for this week's hashtag, #YMCAPeaceWeek, and help share your actions with us.