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
Settlement Help for Newcomer Youth
If you are a newcomer youth between the ages of 12 and 25, you can register as an NYC member!
The NYC a fun place to integrate, socialize and get information and resources specifically for you.
What's Available at Newcomer Youth Centres
- Educational opportunities
- Career assistance
- Information on important settlement issues such as transportation, health, housing, volunteering, and relationships
- Hang out with new or old friends
- Listen to music, play games, read, watch movies & TV
It's all available for free to registered NYC members!
YMCA Newcomer Youth Centre Locations
79 James Street South
905.529.7102 ext 5558
East Hamilton (Stoney Creek)
211 Centennial Parkway North
Brantford (formerly Youth Fusion)
38 Darling Street
Program funding provided by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
Where It's Offered
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