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Introducing the Y Youth Triathlon Club!

Gear Up for our First Annual Youth Triathlon Sunday, May 21st. Open to youth ages 8-12yrs. The Youth Triathlon Club is a great way to promote a lifelong passion for physical activity. With three fun sports- swimming, biking and running, triathlons offer kids the chance to learn various exercise skills while gearing up for the..

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Join Our active150 Challenge!

150 minutes of activity each week – do you have it in you? Stop at the Membership Services Desk to get your minutes tracker and get moving! We’ll add your name to our leaderboard, and we may even have some stickers for you to earn to help you keep track and keep you motivated!  Every minute counts,..

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YMCA of Cape Breton Stakeholder Survey Open until December 21, 2022

The YMCA of Cape Breton is making a plan for its future and needs your help. The YMCA of Cape Breton is developing a new strategic plan that will guide our work over the next three years. An important step in our process is to gather information from community stakeholders through a survey. We hope..

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New Licensed Childcare Centre to Open in Guysborough in 2023

The YMCA of Cape Breton is excited to share that we will be opening a licensed childcare centre in the Guysborough community in 2023! As part of Nova Scotia’s childcare expansion and the Canada Wide Early Learning Agreement, the YMCA of Cape Breton has partnered with the Strait Regional Centre for Education to open a..

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YMCA of Cape Breton Wins Vital Employer Excellence Award

Thank you to the NextGen Cape Breton Unama’ki Board and the Cape Breton Partnership for recognizing the YMCA of Cape Breton with a Vital Employer Excellence Award at their awards event on December 2, 2022, in Sydney. Did you know that 66% of the employees and 25% of the volunteer Board of Directors at the..

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Senior’s Focus Group

We want to hear from you! The YMCA of Cape Breton is hosting focus groups to learn how we can better serve our Senior membership. These focus groups are open to the community. Dates11am Tuesday, November 29, 20229am Friday, December 2, 2022 Sign Up

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Membership Survey

Tell us how we’re doing! Do you have 5 minutes to spare? We would love to hear from you! You can take our anonymous survey here:

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YMCA of Cape Breton Celebrates YMCA Peace Week

(Sydney, NS) – From November 12-19, during YMCA Peace Week, the YMCA of Cape Breton, together with YMCAs across Canada, are celebrating the presence of peace in our communities, and reflecting on the peace building work that happens all year both inside and outside the YMCA. In keeping with this year’s International Day of Peace..

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