Established in 1886, the YMCA of Cape Breton is the oldest, most diverse charity on Cape Breton Island. The YMCA is a volunteer driven, charitable organization serving all areas of the Island. We operate facilities in Sydney, Glace Bay, New Waterford and Membertou

Our Values The YMCA of Cape Breton is committed to practicing and demonstrating the core values of respect, honesty, responsibility, and caring in all aspects ofthe organization

Our Mission The YMCA of Cape Breton is dedicated to the growth of all persons in spirit, mind and body and in a sense of responsibility to each other and the global community. We fulfill our charitable mission by meeting the needs of our community in six key functional areas: Employment, Re-education and Training, Child Care, Day Camp, Wellness and Preventative Health, and International Development

To learn more about your membership please click the link below.  This will give you all the information you will need about you YMCA membership.  If you have any questions please email:

Membership Handbook