Welcome to the Laurier Brantford YMCA.

The bright and spacious facility, located at 100 Water Street in Brantford, on the south side of Colborne Street, opposite Harmony Square has a distinctive design allowing for a magnificent view across the Grand River.

This facility has been made possible thanks to a partnership between Wilfrid Laurier University and the YMCA of Hamilton|Burlington|Brantford, with funding from the City of Brantford, provincial and federal governments, Laurier Students' Union and private donors.

  • Aquatics Centre with two tank pool
  • Inclusive member change rooms
  • Child Minding
  • Youth Zone
  • Double gym designed for sports and competition with retractable stadium seating for 860 people plus taping and First Aid Room for event athletic therapists
  • Single Gym
  • Fitness Centre with state-of-the-art stretching, small group training, cable machines and cardio equipment
  • Health intake consultation rooms
  • Three studios
  • Multi-purpose spaces for social, education and cultural programming
  • Student Lounge


Programs for all ages.

Register for swim lessons.

Register for swim lessons. Learning how to swim is a lifelong skill that can save a life.

Put a healthier you in motion.

YThrive is a free exercise and coaching program and is included in your YMCA membership. Sign up at the membership desk or email us for an appointment.

We are here for you.

Can't make it to the YMCA? We have you covered with free health and wellness classes and activities you can do in your own home.

Branch Amenities

Child Minding
Day Camp
Fitness Centre
Group Fitness Classes
Meeting Rooms
Personal Training
Pickleball Court
Steam Room
Strength Training Equipment
Swim Lessons
Teen Programs

You belong at the Y.

From cycle sports to peer supports, it's all here at the Y.