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Making the Case for Regular Outdoor Play

May 20, 2016

Parents, when you think back to your childhood, it’s likely some of your fondest memories probably come from playing outside. There was nothing like climbing trees, riding your bike around the neighbourhood, or playing with your friends in the park until sunset. When looking at your children today, you may notice their childhood is a […]

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Celebrate good times as the Markham YMCA turns 10!

May 20, 2016

The YMCA has committed to creating the healthiest communities in a variety of remarkable places including the City of Markham. When the Rudy Bratty YMCA centre opened in the heart of downtown Markham, it quickly became a beacon of community. Now celebrating its 10th year, the facility is marking the occasion with an Open House, cake […]

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Reducing Barriers at Cooper Koo Family YMCA

May 04, 2016

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is excited to announce the new Cooper Koo Cherry St. YMCA is our most accessible building to date! Opening its doors May 30, this Centre of Community is a legacy building from last summer’s Toronto 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games. The athletes who came through the city practiced […]

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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.

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