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.
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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.