Girls in YMCA pool
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.

2018 - 2023

 To help strengthen the foundations of community in Hamilton, Burlington, and Brantford, the YMCA has identified three strategic priorities:

Partner for Population Health
  • Deepen YMCA program impact and improve health equity across out communities
  • Improve navigation and bridges between partner community agencies and health system
  • Leverage regional and national partnerships to improve service to our community
  • Be positioned as an anchor institution in community development
Communities of Belonging
  • Combat inequality and promote positive change
  • Extend our reach to vulnerable and at-risk populations
  • Support the movement of reconciliation of indigenous Peoples of Canada
Deliver Meaningful Experiences
  • Renew our vision for signature YMCA programs
  • Transform our relationship with technology
  • Mobilize and empower YMCA team for change

 View our comprehensive YMCA Strategic Plan