YMCA to Announce Funding Support

Posted: July 26, 2016

(Saint John, NB)- The YMCA of Greater Saint John, in conjunction with Bell Aliant, invites the media to attend an exciting funding announcement regarding the Rainbows Program. “Rainbows” fosters emotional healing among children and youth grieving a loss from a life-altering crisis.

This unique international program offers a safe and supportive environment for children to process their feelings through a unique peer support program whether dealing with death, separation, divorce or any other painful family transition or crisis.

Please join us at the Saint John Regional Y on Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00am.  Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP by contacting Cindy Floyd at the coordinates below.


YMCA Yoga Instructor Course

Posted: July 11, 2016

TV Yoga Training

Do you have a regular yoga practice?  Are you interested in developing a deeper knowledge of yoga and its history?  Join us and build on your foundation to create a lifelong learning journey through the YMCA Group Fitness Yoga Leader certification offered this summer!

 Pre-requisites for Participation

16 years of age at the time of certification

First Aid and CPR at the time of certification

50 hours+ of participation in yoga classes recommended

Volunteer with the Saint John Regional Y! We strongly believe in growth and development and are here to provide opportunities to our community to learn and to give back. The YMCA provides continuous learning opportunities for our seasoned and new volunteers.  If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer Group Fitness Yoga Leader, please contact the Welcome Desk for more information.

Class Requirements

We will need to have a minimum of 5 participants in order to run this certification program.  Register at the Welcome Desk by 5 pm Friday, July 15.  If the course does not run due to low enrollment, your fee will be fully reimbursed.  A $20.00 cancellation fee will apply after July 15.



YMCA of Greater Saint John’s Annual General Meeting

Posted: April 21, 2016

The YMCA of Greater Saint John will be hosting the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at the Saint John Regional Y. The meeting will start promptly at 11:30 am and light refreshments to follow.

Date: Tuesday May 17, 2016

Time: 11:30 am

Location:  Saint John Regional Y—MacMurray Community Room

Please RSVP by contacting the YMCA at 634-4937.


YMCA to Kick-Off Annual Strong Kids Campaign

Posted: February 23, 2016

Please join us as we Kick-Off the 2016 YMCA Strong Kids Campaign. This event will be held at the Saint John Regional Y on Wednesday, February 24th at 11:15am.  We will share a wonderful Y story, announce our fundraising goal and an exciting upcoming event.

There will also be a special announcement from a community minded corporate partner.

The YMCA Strong Kids Campaign raises funds so that everyone can participate in Y programs, regardless of financial circumstance. Children have the opportunity to go to summer camp, parents are provided with trusted Child Care when they need it most and families become more active at the Fitness Centre. By supporting the campaign, you can help build a better community for tomorrow.

Light refreshments will be served.


Strong Kids Kick Off Event

Posted: February 18, 2016




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