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YMCA Learning Services Open House

The YMCA is celebrating the expansion of our Literacy and Basic Skills Program into South Muskoka with an open house at the Gravenhurst YMCA on Monday, March 16th from 4:00-6:00pm – everyone is welcome. This program is being run out of Georgian College in Bracebridge, and our own YMCA Health, Fitness and Aquatics facility in Gravenhurst. Along with delicious gourmet hors d’oeuvres, we will have several prize draws – the grand prize draw is a free 3-month membership at the Gravenhurst YMCA!

The itinerary is as follows:

4:00-4:30pm: Hors d’oeuvres and networking

4:30pm: Congratulatory remarks

5:00pm: Prize draw

5:15pm: Tour of the YMCA

Please RSVP to Nancy at 705-787-0349 ext. 3022 or by March 12th.

Family Day Activities

Join us for Family Day activities on Monday, February 17th.

Barrie YMCA:

  • Open Swim: 10:30am-1:30pm
  • Family Swim to Survive: 10:30am-1:30pm
  • LSS Sport & Volunteer Lifeguard Club Promotion: 1:30pm-2:30pm
  • Lane Swim: 1:30pm-2:30pm
  • Open Gym: 10:00am – 3:00pm (half gym during wheelchair basketball)
  • Wheelchair basketball (half gym): 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Canvas Art: 11:00am -1:00pm
  • Family Stay and Play: 10:30am-2:00pm


Collingwood YMCA:

  • Lane swim/open swim: 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Family/open swim: 12:00pm-2:30pm
  • Open Family Basketball: 10:00am-2:45pm


Gravenhurst YMCA:

  • Pancake Breakfast: 10:30am-11:30am
  • Parent & Tot Play: 10:30am-11:30am
  • Magic Show: 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Family Volleyball: 12:30pm-2:00pm
  • Open Swim: 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Basketball: 2:00pm-3:00pm


Innisfil YMCA:

  • Open Gym: 10:00am–2:30pm
  • Supervised Family gym: 10:30am–1:30pm
  • Open Swim (1 Lane): 10:30am–1:30pm
  • Family Swim to Survive: 11:00am–1:00pm
  • Lane Swim/Adult Rec Swim: 1:30pm–2:30pm


Midland YMCA:

  • Open Swim: 10:00am-12:30pm
  • Family Swim: 12:30pm-2:30pm
  • Open Gym: 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Family Sport in Gym: 1:00pm-2:45pm
  • Craft Zone in social seating area: 12:00pm-1:00pm


Orillia YMCA:

  • Open Swim: 12:00pm–2:30pm
  • Family Boot Camp: 10:30am–11:00am
  • Open Gym: 11:00am–1:00pm
  • Family Stretch: 11:15am–11:45am
  • Family Pickleball: 1:00pm–2:30pm
  • Family Cardio: 1:15pm–1:45pm
  • Crafts and Board Games: All Day
  • Family Day Find Scavenger Hunt: All Day
  • Photo Wall: All Day


Parry Sound YMCA: Closed


Wasaga Beach YMCA:

  • Community Swim: Saturday Feb. 15, Sun. Feb. 16 and Mon. Feb. 17 from 1:00pm-3:00pm. (Part of Snowman Mania – free access for Community Swim with the purchase of a $2 button, first 100 people with buttons).

YMCA Peace Week

YMCA Peace Week is a time when we celebrate the presence of peace in our communities. Please join us for one of our Yoga for Peace classes being held across our association.

This event is all week. Learn more: YMCA Peace Week

Not-For-Profit Leadership Program, Level 2

During this program, you will gain a deeper understanding of self and the extent to which you can manage change and the constant shifting demands in the workplace. You will be provided with a variety of models and frameworks to help you examine the part you play in conflicts and in establishing social and leadership collateral within your organization.

This event is all weekend. Learn more:

Women’s Wellness Weekend

This program is specially designed to provide a relaxing environment which promotes the development of spirit, mind and body. Staff and a variety of guests will offer workshops, fitness classes, cooking sessions, crafts and traditional camp activities.

This event is all weekend. Learn more: Women’s Wellness Weekend

Senior Women on the Move Retreat

This retreat is specially designed to provide an environment where you can unwind and enjoy while developing spirit, mind and body. Staff will offer a variety of workshops along with all the classic camp favourites like archery, swimming, boating and so much more for you to enjoy! Participants must be 55 years or older.

This event is all week. Learn more: Senior Women on the Move Retreat

July Family Camp

With an extra week of Summer in 2020, we are thrilled to announce that we are running a week of Family Camp in July! Our Family Camp is open to anyone wanting to experience Camp Kitchikewana as a family. We will be offering programs for kids of all ages (including adults)! Each family that registers will be assigned their own cabin.

This event is all week. Learn more: July Family Camp

Spring Yoga Retreat

Enjoy a YMCA Geneva Park yoga experience, with a focus on relaxation and well-being. Whether you are a first time yoga enthusiast or an experienced practitioner, this weekend is a great opportunity to get away to the shores of Lake Couchiching and take some time to breathe.

This Event is all weekend. Learn more: Spring Yoga Retreat

Not-For-Profit Leadership Program, Level 3

Increase your innovative thinking skills and improve your performance in unstructured situations in this generative and thought provoking course. This program will build on the foundation of levels one and two, to enable you to be an intentional and innovative visionary as your organization evolves.

Learn more:

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a national day dedicated to improving the health and well-being of kids and families across Canada. Join us for a fun-filled day of interactive games and activities that will get you moving together as a family! Event details coming soon.

*Please note that these activities are not available at the Parry Sound YMCA.

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