Writing Change into the World

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Celebrate Poetry Month with YMCA Arts and enjoy a performance and interview with Wakefield Brewster, Calgary's Poet Laureate 2022-24 on April 20 at Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge. 

Annual General Meeting


Join us on May 8, 2024 for our 122nd Annual General Meeting, Todays Youth, Tomorrow's Leaders. 



Traditional Indigenous Games

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Perfect for youth ages 11-14, discover traditional Indigenous games, passed down through oral teachings and written descriptions since the early 1800s.



Sign a Waiver

Make sure to sign a waiver prior to your first visit to the YMCA.

Drop In at the YMCA!

Dropping in is easy at the YMCA! Find all pricing and what you need below.

Check the Capacity

Before you visit the YMCA, check the capacity at our popular amenities such as the pool and weight floor.

Our Impact

2022 was another year YMCA Calgary was able to meet the needs of the community due to the unwavering support of our members, donors, volunteers, staff and participants.

dollars raised to help keep our doors open to everyone.
hours of service provided by our committed volunteers.
visits to our 6 YMCA health & wellness facilities.

Explore Our Programs

YMCA Calgary has six health and wellness facilities, six child development centres with licensed childcare, two outdoor camp sites and more than 60 community program sites serving all quadrants of the city.

These spaces and programs allow us to deliver health and wellness programs, leadership, community outreach programs and other services to help Calgarians connect with others, build life-long skills, and stay active and healthy.

Child Care

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family in a canoe on the lake

Community YMCA

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swim instructor with child in pool

Sports & Climbing

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Y Mind Mental Wellness Programs

Y Mind is a free, 7-week introductory mental wellness program designed to help teens aged 13-18 build valuable skills for coping with stress and anxiety. 

Come See the YMCA Calgary Difference

We are passionate about creating exceptional experiences for everyone. Come visit a YMCA near you and see the difference up close!