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Upcoming Events

Annual Events 


North Parking Lot Access
Beginning Thursday, September 20th there will be no access to the back parking lot from the 10th Street East entrance until further notice, as construction progresses. Access to the back parking lot will be from the 8th Avenue East entrance only. We will update you as work continues, thank you for your understanding.

Upcoming Events

Halloween Spooktacular
Monday, October 29, 4:30 - 7 PM
Member: $5 per family | Public: Family Day Pass*
Come dressed in your costumes for special themed craft, games, and trick or treat around the Y! 4:30 - 6 PM Crafts & Creative Play,
6 - 7 PM Fun & Games in the Gym, 7 - 8 PM Rec Swim (Optional, Pool Admission Policy applies)
*Immediate family only, max of 5 people, must include 1 Adult to a max of 2 Adults. $2 for each additional child.

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 >>

Kids Safety Workshops
Free for Members | Public: Day Pass
Join us the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 4:15 PM to learn about various safety related topics for kids! Age groups are specified based on topic. Workshops start October 2018, stay tuned for more details!

Next Workshop:
Home Alone (9-13 yrs)
Wednesday, October 10, 4:15 PM
There are many discussions both the parent and child must have before leaving a child at home alone - even for short durations. Decision making skills and personal safety tips are encouraged through discussion, games and interactive lessons during this workshop. In addition to home safety, participants will learn safe actions to take in an emergency, fire safety, EMS and calling 9-1-1.

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, November 18, 2018


Family Day: Monday, February 18, 2019

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


YMCA Peace Week: November 17 - 24, 2018

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:  

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: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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.