McMaster Aging Portal

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

As part of our LiveWell partnership, McMaster has set up a link specific for the YMCA to view the Optimal Aging Portal. This fantastic site is filled with evidence based information on health and aging.

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

Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA

This free, 12-week community exercise program consists of two group exercise sessions each week to help build strength, balance, flexibility and endurance and reduce the risk of falls. The YMCA has partnered with the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) to provide this program at our five YMCA locations in Hamilton, Burlington, FLamborough and Brantford. Space is limited to 35 participants.

Balance+ a free program for both members and non-members of the YMCA.


Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA

View Larger Map 79 James Street South
Hamilton, ON L8P 2Z1
Phone: 905-529-7102
Fax: 905-529-6682
  • Aquatic Certifications
  • Aquatic Fitness
  • Aquatic Specialty
  • Aquatics
  • Community Initiatives
  • Health & Fitness
  • Health Management
  • Swim Lessons
  • Swim Times
  • Youth Services
  • YThrive