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YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce News & Events


Upcoming Events

Annual Events 


Member Of The Month:

September: Meet Chris Barry
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August: Meet Jim Sneath & Ed Shaw 
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July: Meet Willie Bayne!
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Do you know a member who deserves to be recognized?
To nominate a "Member of the Month", click here>>

Upcoming Events

Bring a Friend for FREE
November 20 - December 3
This promotions allows members to show their friends what they love about the Y! Whether it's a swim, group class or workout, we encourage members to share their experience with a friend during this 14 day promo*.
*One friend per member, per day. Member's can bring the same friend more than once or a different friend each day during this time period. Photo ID is required upon signing in at our Welcome Desk. 

Try a Triathlon
Sunday November 26
Member: Suggestion $10 Donation | Public: $15.00

Swim, Bike and Run here at the Y! The first wave starts at 9 AM. Swim, 400 m (16 lengths), Bike 10 km and Run 5km. This can be done in a relay, participants can pick 2/3 distances and there is also an option to do a 2.5 km run instead of 5 km.
Register at our Welcome Desk or call 519-376-0484

Healthy Lifestyles Workshops 
The first Tuesday of Every Month, enjoy workshops organized by YMCA Staff featuring local health care professionals. Register at our Welcome Desk or call 519-376-0484. 

Next Workshop:
How Fit is Your Pelvic Floor?: December 5, 7 - 8 PM
Member: Free | Public: $15
Presenter:Jessica Doig, Registered Physiotherapist at Proactive Physio Plus
Pelvic floor dysfunctions can affect all ages and can become especially apparent or limiting when it comes to exercising. This workshop is going to discuss common pelvic floor dysfunctions, how to identify if you have a pelvic floor dysfunction and what you can do about it.  We are also going to focus on what exercises you can do to help heal your pelvic floor and cover which exercises you are currently doing that may be safe or unsafe for your specific pelvic floor dysfunction.

Optimizing Your Health & Wellness
FREE Monthly Education Workshops in partnership with Grey Bruce Health Services taking place on the second Tuesday of every month and are designed for those who had a stroke, heart surgery, heart attack, or who have had other heart conditions including high blood pressure or cholesterol; or are at risk. Register through our Cardiac Rehab office, 519-376-4832.

Next Workshop:
Medication Talk: December 12, 1:30 - 3:30 PM 
Presenter: Dinesh Shah, Pharmacist

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, February 4, 2018


Family Day: Monday, February 19, 2018

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


YMCA Peace Week: November 18 - 25, 2017
YMCA Peace Medal Ceremony: November 23, 2017 - 12:00 PM

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 29, 2018

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: 2018 date to be announced!

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.  Thank you to everyone who attended the 140th AGM in September 2017! We are excited to see you all at next years!