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News & Upcoming Events

Why the Y? Because it’s So Much More Than Just a Gym

Check Out All of The Youth Programs Coming to The Barrie Y This Fall! Starting October 1, 2016, Friday evenings are Family Night at the Barrie YMCA! It begins at 4:30 p.m. with a family swim, followed by an activity such as family orienteering, adventure scavenger hunt, hip hop, and much more. Please check the […]

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Why the Y? Because There’s So Much Happening at the Barrie YMCA this Fall!

There is So Much Happening at the Barrie YMCA this Fall! Summer is coming to an end and it’s that time of year when we feel ready to get back into the gym and back to our fitness routines. The Barrie YMCA is ready for you. This fall we are offering a variety of fitness […]

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Why the Y? How Getting Fit Helped One Woman’s Life and Career

How Getting Fit Helped One Woman’s Life and Career Throughout my Y career, I have had the honour of learning more about our Y community through the sharing of stories. Storytelling is a key vehicle for creating connections in the community, allowing us to weave the threads of our personal and professional experiences into the […]

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Sitting is the New Smoking: What are the Health Risks of Sitting too Much?

Sitting is the New Smoking: What are the risks of sitting too much? In the last couple of years there has been much attention paid to the health risks of those who sit a lot. In fact, based on various studies, it has been shown that sitting can be more dangerous than smoking. A study […]

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