Girls in YMCA pool
At YMCA Wanakita, the health and safety of our campers, families, staff and volunteers is our top priority. We are responding to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation and have temporarily closed YMCA Wanakita and cancelled Spring programs. Read our Letter to Camp Families.

Monday, March 23rd - Like many others, our phone lines are currently experiencing connection issues. Our provider is aware of the issue. If you are trying to reach us and cannot connect, please keep trying.

At the YMCA, the health and safety of our participants, staff and families is our number one priority. We are responding to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation including the closures of YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics centres and YMCA Child Care Centres until April 5, 2020.  For the latest updates about cancellations and closures, please visit: Covid-19

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