Our Facility

The YMCA of Northern Alberta is one of Alberta’s oldest and most diverse charities – since 1907 the YMCA has continued to serve all ages, backgrounds and abilities through all stages of life. The YMCA is all about building healthy communities. We are committed to improving the lives of children, youth and young adults – giving them not only opportunities to live healthier, happier lives now, but also to grow into productive adults.

Grande Prairie is one of the youngest and fastest growing cities in Canada, and our YMCA is proud and excited to be a part of the community — yes, we are in Grande Prairie.

Services available in Grande Prairie:

  • Child Care
  • Community Programs
  • Housing Programs *NEW*
  • YMCA Strong Kids Campaign
  • Man speaking with family about housing supports.
    Housing Support - Grande Prairie

    The YMCA offers a variety of programs aimed at strengthening the foundations of community, from outreach programs to housing support services. For more information, check out our community programs and housing initiatives guide.

  • Youth at computers during the YMCA BTG program.
    Bridging the Gap - BTG

    Bridging the Gap (BTG) is a 16-week paid employment readiness program for youth between the ages of 15-30 years. During the 16 weeks we covering career planning, job search skills, resumes and cover letters, life skills, computer training, financial literacy, stress management, job shadowing, personal development, WHMIS and First Aid & CPR certifications. In addition, each participant will receive a 3 month YMCA membership pass.

  • Girl with hula hoop outdoors.
    YMCA Strong Kids - Donate Today!

    The YMCA Strong Kids Campaign is the annual campaign to raise funds and awareness of community needs. The campaign funds are used to assist people in gaining access to YMCA programs and services to help improve and enhance their lives. No one is turned away due to the inability to pay!