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YMCA Kids in Motion Food Drive 2016

YMCA Kids in Motion Food Drive

Each year, YMCA kids and youth collects thousands of pounds of food donations in multiple Calgary communities for the Calgary Food Bank. This summer marks the 16th Annual YMCA Calgary Kids in Motion and Day Camps Food Drive.

This year’s food drive will take place the week of August 8-12, 2016.

Pick-up dates:

  • August 10: Connaught, Millican/Ogden, Vista/Mayland Heights, Marlborough Park, Falconridge
  • August 11: Rosscarrock, West Dover, Inglewood, Albert Park/Radisson Heights, Huntington Hills, Arbour Lake, Sunnyside, Altadore, Somerset, Martindale
  • August 12: Auburn Bay

For more information, contact Blake Hinchey, Community Outreach DIrector at blake.hinchey@calgary.ymca.ca


Big Plans at the Saddletowne YMCA

Are you a student in grades 6 to 9?  Do you have questions about post-secondary schools?  University of Calgary nursing students are partnering with the Saddletowne YMCA and hosting an event called “Big Plans?” that will raise awareness about career options and pathways to help you achieve your goals.

This event will be taking place at the Saddletowne YMCA on March 18th, 2016 starting at 4:00 pm.

There will be games and activities for grades 6-9 that highlight the importance of post-secondary education and career planning.  Refreshments will be provided.


Grade 6 Dodgeball Night

Looking for an exciting Friday Night Activity? Why not register for our Grade 6 Dodgeball Tournament in March!

Teams of 6 will compete against each-other in 3 minute rounds to battle for the Ultimate Title. Participants are welcome to sign up as a team or as individuals.

All participants will receive a participation acknowledgement.

The tournament will run 6:00-8:30 PM on Friday, March 4th. Four different, yet fast-paced variations of dodgeball will be played throughout the night. Instructions will be explained on the day of the tournament but are also available below.

If you are interested in joining us for this challenge, you can click below to download our dodgeball registration form and rules.

Be sure to drop by your home branch to hand in your form and register.

Alternatively, you can contact your Branch youth team for more information.

Tournament Medical Form

Tournament rules

Bring your game face and we will see you there!


YMCA Community Wellness Day

The next YMCA Community Wellness Day is November 21!

Every YMCA Location will have free public access on this day. Come for a swim, shoot some hoops or use our cardio and strength areas.

All Sport One City

YMCA locations will also be participating in All Sport One City, a Sport Calgary and City of Calgary initiative to promote getting active! Check out the schedules for more information on programming and events.

 

Community Wellness Day Poster NOV 21

 


Thanksgiving Monday

Happy Thanksgiving!

All YMCA locations will be following holiday hours today.
  • Crowfoot YMCA: 7:00 am – 8:30 pm
  • Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA:  7:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Saddletowne YMCA: 7:00 am – 8:30 pm
  • Shawnessy YMCA: 7:00 am – 8:30 pm
  • South Health Campus YMCA: 7:00 am – 8:30 pm

 


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