All YMCA before and after school programs will remain closed following the April Break due to the provincial order to close schools to in-person learning. All YMCA School Age Child Care payments will be suspended at this time, with the exception of outstanding payments.
All YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics facilities remain temporarily closed due to the province-wide stay-at-home order. All active memberships will be placed on hold as of April 3rd and no membership payments will be collected. For complete info please read our Updates to Members.
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  • Youth Job Connection Now Serving Hamilton Area Youth

    Ted McMeekin, MPP, announced today at the YMCA, that the province is investing more than $5 million over two years to help more than 800 highly-barriered youth find work in the Hamilton area. We're proud to be a provider of the Youth Job Connection Program and help connect Hamilton youth with the local business community. 


  • Kat Clewley sets marathon record backwards

    Kat Clewley, YMCA Program Manager, has accomplished her goal - run the Hamilton Road2Hope Marathon backwards in record time, in support of YMCA Beyond the Bell. Her offical time was 4:48:42, which qualifies her for the Guinness World Record.

    Check out her journey on CBC News.

  • Happy ECE Appreciation Day!

    Each day, YMCA Early Childhood Educators (ECE) model behaviours and values that encourage healthy child development. They are some of the first teachers these young YMCA participants will have in their life and they take that role seriously - building enthusiasm and a capacity for life-long learning in every child. We are proud of our YMCA ECE Staff Team. Happy ECE Appreciation Day!  

  • Fit For Function on CHCH News

    In case you missed it, here's the CHCH News coverage of the Y's Fit for Function research study. If you've had a stroke or know someone who has, this story is for you. 

  • Shovels hit the ground to build new Laurier Brantford YMCA

    On May 19, 2015, the governments of Canada Ontario and Brantford celebrated the start of construction for the new Laurier Brantford YMCA athletic facility.