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The Importance of Gut Health

Welcome to the vibrant month of June, where the grass is finally greener, our days are longer, and the weather is warmer! For many of us, our social calendars might also be getting fuller making it a perfect time to focus on an often-overlooked aspect of our health: our gut health.
Critical Water Supply Alert

Critical Water Supply Alert

Updated as of: June 13, 2024 at 9:58 AM MST
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Y Story: Ed Rihn

When Ed Rihn saw the board of directors posting for YMCA Calgary in 2019, he couldn’t think of a better organization to contribute to.
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Honouring National Indigenous History Month

In the spirit of reconciliation, YMCA Calgary acknowledges that it is situated on the traditional lands of the Treaty 7 First Nations of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai, Tsuut’ina, and the three Stoney Nations, that comprise of the Chiniki, Goodstoney, and Bears Paw. Calgary is also home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, and all those who call this beautiful area home.
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Y Story: Jill Wyatt

Meet Jill Wyatt, an inspiring LeadUP donor who is dedicated to empowering the community through education, leadership development, and fostering a culture of health and wellness for individuals and families across Calgary.
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Aquatics is a Great Place to Have a Career!

You can make a splash in your career with YMCA Calgary’s aquatics team!Lifeguarding at YMCA Calgary is a direct way to help others. Lifeguards are an important part of our mission of connecting people through diverse and shared experiences and creating welcoming communities. Aquatics provides great personal and professional development opportunities to jumpstart your career!