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Summer Camp Blackout Period: April 15-23
To help streamline the transition to our new database, we will not be able to process registrations for Owen Sound Summer Day Camp and Camp Presqu’ile April 15-23. Membership purchases and other program registrations will not be affected, and our Health, Fitness & Aquatics facility will remain open as usual! Thank you for your understanding.

Please ensure you check our Program Schedule page prior to visiting to see if there are any schedule changes or closures. 

Upcoming Events

Lifesaving Sport BBQ
Saturday, May 4, 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM at Owen Sound Zehrs
Stop by Zehrs and grab some BBQ lunch! All proceeds support the YMCA’s Lifesaving Sport team! Drop in and EAT to help our home team cover registration fees and uniform costs for the upcoming Ontario Junior Lifeguard Provincial Championships, happening June 22 & 23.

Try a Triathlon
Sunday, May 5 - First Wave: 9 AM, Second Wave: 9:20 AM
Member: $10  | Public: $15
Swim, Bike and Run for 15 mins each and see how far you can go in support of our YMCA Strong Kids Campaign! All proceeds ensure people of all ages can access our programs and services, regardless of their financial situation. You don’t have to participate in all three events, you can do your choice of 2/3. *Please note, Tri Swim (9AM), Cycle (9:45 AM) and Tri Run (10:15 AM) are cancelled this day to accommodate the event. 

2nd Annual YMCA Trivia Night
Friday, June 14, 7 PM at the Owen Sound Legion
$120/Table (Max 8 players per table) or $15/person

Test your knowledge and have fun at the 2nd Annual YMCA Trivia Night Fundraiser, 7 PM at the Owen Sound Legion! Prizes, Silent Auction, Cash Bar and more! All proceeds support the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign, ensuring everyone has access to YMCA programs and services regardless of their financial situation. Registration Now Open - call 519-376-0484 or visit our Welcome Desk to register!

Health Workshops
Optimizing Your Health & Wellness and Healthy Lifestyles Workshops are ongoing and range in topics offering individuals a great learning experience! Click here to see details and upcoming dates >>

Swim Stroke Correction Workshop
Free for Members | Public: Day Pass
The 1st Monday of Every Month, 6:30 PM, our Instructors will help you improve and refine your technique. Tell our Instructor which stroke you’d like to work on and he or she will evaluate your stroke, give you tips and use drills to help you improve. Must be in ‘Swimmer’ level and up. Suitable for children taking swim lessons who could benefit from additional practice, or anyone wanting to become a more efficient swimmer. All ages welcome!

To register for our upcoming workshops and events visit our Welcome Desk or call 519-376-0484 ext. 0!

Annual Events at your YMCA 

Partner Days

Every few months residents of Owen Sound and Georgian Bluffs enjoy free access to the YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics facility in thanks for the community's help developing our amazing building. Enjoy a swim, try one of the regularly scheduled fitness classes, play in the gym with your family and more - all for free. Next Partner Day: Sunday, May 26, 2019


Family Day: Monday, February 18, 2019

Drop in for free family activities at the YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics facility!


YMCA Peace Week: 2019 TBA

The Y is dedicated to building healthy communities - and peace is fundamental to strong, happy and healthy communities.  During Peace Week, YMCAs across the country promote ways we can build peace, and highlight the peace-building work that happens all year round, both inside and outside the YMCA.  The YMCA Peace Medal is awarded to people from coast to coast who have been engaged in work promoting peace in their communities. At our YMCA the Medal is awarded in a ceremony during Peace Week. 


YMCA Healthy Kids Day:  Sunday, April 28, 2019

Come to the Y and celebrate our national day dedicated to improving the health and well-being of kids. It’s a FREE event for everyone in the community. 


Annual General Meeting: 2019 TBA

Join us and hear what your YMCA has accomplished over the past year.  Our AGM is a great opportunity to meet Board members and senior staff, see what's been planned for the future of your organization and get an understanding of the achievements that drive us forward.