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
  • Denim & Diamonds Gala in support of YMCA Strong Kids
    Denim & Diamonds

    Join us on April 23, 2016 for a night to remember at the YMCA “Denim and Diamonds” in support of children and youth living with risk factors in Grande Prairie. 

  • Girl playing at YMCA Healthy Kids Day.
    YMCA Healthy Kids Day

    Join us from 12-3 pm on Sunday, May 28 for sports, games, vendors, prizes & more at YMCA Health Kids Day! All 100% FREE! Come out and meet members of our staff and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon. 

  • A YMCA family in a program room.
    Youth Opportunity Fund

    The YMCA is Open to Everyone - Everyone deserves a chance.

    Through the Opportunity Fund, the YMCA membership and program eperience is available to families regardless of their ability to pay the full fees. Drop in and ask how you can get started! If you know someone who could benefit from this program, please let them know.

  • 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.