YMCA of Greater Toronto

All Our Programs

Did you know that the Y is a charity that helps people from all walks of life, at all ages and life stages? Explore all our programs and services below and find the best options to keep you and your family shining bright.

Adults Children Families Older Adults Youth

Ignite your light at the Y

Adults

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Health and Fitness Memberships

Explore the benefits of a health and fitness membership including access to programs and amenities.

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Employment Services

Find the job that's right for you with help from our free employment services.

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Volunteer

Give back to your community by sharing your talent and time as a YMCA volunteer.

How To Volunteer

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Immigrant Services

Welcome, newcomers! From language assessment and referral to multilingual settlement resources, get all the help and support you need to begin your new life in Canada.

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First Aid and CPR Certifications

Get some of the most competitively priced certification courses in the GTA. Whether you want to be ready to help a loved one in a medical emergency or you need to be certified for work, we have WSIB-recognized courses for you.

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Career Planning and Development

Pursue a meaningful career with assessment tools designed to help you explore your aptitudes, personality, strengths, values and interests.

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Your Kids Shine Bright at the Y

Children

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Licensed Child Care

Discover our high-quality programs for infants, toddlers, preschool and school-aged children at 290 locations throughout the GTA.

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Children's Programs

From basketball and karate to swimming, find fun and inclusive activities your kids will love.

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Day Camps

Camping is for everyone, and the Y offers a variety of programs at more than 30 locations across the GTA.

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Overnight Camp

Enjoy a traditional camping experience, build lifelong friendships, connect with nature, and challenge yourself at YMCA Camp Pine Crest.

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Free Virtual Children’s Activities

Join fellow YMCA families for your kids’ favourite programs, led by their favourite Early Childhood Educators.

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EarlyON & PlayON

Brighten your days with free programs delivered by EarlyON staff, in-person and online!

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Glow and Grow Together

Families

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Family Camp

Spend quality time together enjoying breathtaking scenery at some of the most beautiful places in Ontario! Our teams will take care of all the planning.

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Free Virtual Children's Activities

Join fellow YMCA families for your kids’ favourite programs, led by their favourite Early Childhood Educators.

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EarlyON & PlayON

Brighten your days with free programs delivered by EarlyON staff, in-person and online!

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Family Membership

Enjoy staying active together and get unlimited access to our group fitness classes and drop-in sports and rec programs with a family membership.

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Trail Passes and Cottage Rentals

Make memories to last a lifetime with your families! Our two Outdoor Centres offer trail passes, cottage rentals and family retreats so you can enjoy the great outdoors together!

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Family Supports

The Durham Supervised Access Program provides a stepping stone towards renewing relationships in a neutral, child-focused setting.

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Luminous Living

Older Adults

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Activities For Older Adults

The Bright Spot has more than 25 free virtual programs for older adults every month.

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Tai Chi

Ease stress, improve your concentration, coordination, balance and heart health.

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Trivia

Sit back and give your brain a workout with our fun weekly trivia challenge.

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Virtual Vacation

Explore and take a (virtual) trip around the world. We’ll (digitally) take you to a variety of destinations, from far off Rome to neighbouring St. John’s, NL.

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Bright News

We’ve teamed up with teenagers from our community to share “news” stories that are only positive. Join Bright News and practice the positive with us every Tuesday!

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Fitness Classes

Every weekday stay active and have fun with low-impact exercise classes like BodyFit (Gentle), Yoga (Gentle) or Weights for Bone Health.

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Spark Your Potential

Youth

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Youth Leadership Programs

Develop your leadership potential and get opportunities to learn, grow and network.

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Teen Nights

Hang out with friends, shoot some hoops, or get involved in interesting workshops and discussions.

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Youth Travel and Exchanges

Explore Canada, meet new people, learn Canada's official languages and explore its cultural diversity.

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Substance Use Program (YSAP)

If you’re looking for support with substance use and misuse problems or know someone who is, we can help with our free, confidential counselling services.

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Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP)

Gain awareness and make informed decisions about gambling, with educational prevention advice and healthy, active living.

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First Aid and CPR Certifications

Get some of the most competitively priced certification courses in the GTA. Whether you want to be ready to help a loved one in a medical emergency or you need to be certified for work, we have WSIB-recognized courses for you.

Learn More