Building a Stronger Niagara
The YMCA is a charity dedicated to building healthy communities.
We are committed to nurturing the potential of children, youth and families, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility within the community.
In Niagara, the YMCA has a positive impact on the health of over 89,000 people of all backgrounds, ability and stages of life across the region. Operating 178 unique programs from 101 sites throughout Niagara, the YMCA offers Health & Fitness, Community Initiatives, Child Care, Day Camp and Employment & Newcomer Services supported by over 1200 volunteers annually.
Our focus on inclusiveness and accessibility means we serve people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities through all stages of life. Through the YMCA Strong Kids campaign, the YMCA is accessible to all.
We are pleased to share our Annual Report to the community and welcome you to download a full PDF version here.
In keeping with the themes laid out in our Strategic Plan, we have invited individuals touched by our YMCA to share thier stories and talk about how We Build Healthy Communities; Nuture the Potential of Children, Youth and Teens; Deliver Lasting Personal and Social Change. The result? Building a Stronger Niagara.
We build healthy communities by living our brand. View the video below to hear the Schmidt family share their Y story.
We nuture the potential of children, youth and teens by deepening our impact. View the video below to hear Daniela share her Y story.
We deliver lasting personal and social change by fostering stability. View the video below to hear Angelica share her Y story.
We build a stronger Niagara. View the video below to hear Terry share his Y story.