YMCA Youth Transitions Program (YTP) provides support to youth aged 13 to 19. YMCA Youth Advisors meet with youth to help them overcome barriers and support them in reaching their fullest potential.

Rec Nights is a YTP program for youth who are already engaged in YTP. The program introduces youth to a variety of recreational and leisure activities they may not normally get to experience. Rec Nights activities include, but are not limited to: skating, movies, geocaching, cooking, pottery, hiking, orienteering, swimming and game nights.

Rec Nights are for you aged 13 to 19 who are interested in new recreation and leisure activities and want meet new people in a fun and supportive environment. Rec Nights take place during after school hours every Thursdays at Bill Rees YMCA. 

In addition to Rec Nights, YTP participants have access to a range of other services including:

One-To-One Support
Youth Advisors are available to provide free supportive counselling, community referrals, advocacy services, life-skills workshops and job-search assistance. 

Additional Workshops
YTP offers a wide variety of additional workshops that can help meet the needs of our participants.


For more information or referrals contact:

Christine Matheson, Youth Internship Program Supervisor
CMatheson@northernalberta.ymca.ca
(780) 969-8819

Bill Rees YMCA
10211 105 Street
Edmonton AB  T5J 1E3


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