YMCA GTA Blog

4 tips for a seamless back to school transition

August 30, 2016

After a long summer break, getting back into school mode can be a challenge. As the days of sleeping in and playing outside come to an end, it’s time to figure out how your family will manage the busy days of school, studying, sports practices, extracurricular activities, and more. Here are some of the best […]

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What to write in your wellness journal

August 29, 2016

If you’re devoting hours of your busy schedule to exercising and eating right, you want to make sure all your hard work is actually paying off. Keeping a record of the efforts you’re making to maximize your health will allow you to see if you’re really making progress, and help you stay accountable, realistic, and […]

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Why Kelly’s committed to volunteering

August 24, 2016

Many people work out on their own for years, without discovering the variety of other ways they can cultivate their physical and mental health at the gym. Kelly’s eagerness to better herself and her community led her to discover those additional avenues early on in her fitness career. Today, she is a deeply committed volunteer […]

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Mark, Participant, in front of YMCA Vanauley Street
Mark, Participant Feeling lost and alone, Mark found the support he needed to turn his life around.
Cooper Koo Family Cherry Street YMCA Building
Our New Y's It's about the impact, not the bricks and mortar.
Maria and Eric, Supporter
Maria and Eric, Supporter Their generous $500K donation will help bring a new Y to their east end community.

Thanks to our generous donors, over 46,000 people received financial assistance last year.

we helped

36,843

people stay active

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705

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