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Individual impact on youth in the Y7G program

January 16, 2017

The high school drop-out rate in Calgary and Alberta is the highest in the country. Research shows that male and female students stop attending for very different reasons, but one key contributing factor is a lack of connection to their school. Research shows that after-school programming can support the positive development of at-risk youth when […]

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Affordable Fitness in Calgary

January 10, 2017

On January 10, 2017, Saddletowne YMCA welcomed Global Calgary and host Leslie Horton to talk about affordable fitness and what YMCA Calgary has to offer. From conquering the climbing wall to spinning on the stationary bikes to an impromptu synchronized swimming duet, Leslie Horton and our staff had a fun time talking about YMCA Calgary’s […]

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Volunteer with Youth at Melcor YMCA at Crowfoot!

January 3, 2017

Are you looking to engage within your community? Instruct a new sport or provide leadership? We are looking for volunteers to work with youth in a variety of programs! Instructors follow a curriculum which helps youth build fundamental skills through physical literacy. Instructors will utilize their own experience, creativity, leadership and help youth grow into themselves and […]

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