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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.

Try a Triathlon 
Sunday, November 18 - 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.

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. 

Next Workshop:
Anti-Bullying (8-13 yrs)
Wednesday, November 14, 4:15 PM
This workshop focuses on the importance of developing strategies for dealing with bullying and stopping it. Participants will learn how to act on bullying in a reasonable and responsible manner, whether it is the participants themselves being bullied, or if they witness bullying. Including a component on cyberbullying, we will outline various preventative lessons and potential situations. 

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: 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.