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Find Child & Family Development Programs



Learn, play, and connect!

YMCA Child & Family Development programs offer safe places where kids and families can exercise, play and socialize together. Whether you want to take up an activity with your child or encourage them to try something new, there are plenty of ways to get involved.

You can also share parenting resources and exchange ideas with other families in a friendly environment that’s open to everyone. Why not bring your loved ones to the Y and make some new connections today? Your living room just got a lot bigger.

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    Parented Programs

    Get fit, learn and play all while enjoying some quality time together! Our parented programs are fun for you AND your kids!

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    2017 Healthy Kids Day

    Join us on May 28, 2017 from 12–3pm for YMCA Healthy Kids Day!

    YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a FREE community event offered at several YMCA locations! Healthy Kids Day celebrates and promotes physical activity and healthy living for children, youth, and families.  Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of crafts, day camp activities, guest speakers, family fitness classes, free centre access, and much more!

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    109 Years of the YMCA!

    The YMCA has enjoyed 109 years of serving the community! We've certainly grown since 1907, with 1500+ employees, 500+ volunteers, 20 community program locations, 3 housing services sites, 57 child care programs and 9 service and program centres.

    We can't wait for another 100 years of seeing the potential in everyone!