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YMCA Calgary Offers Free Access to Facilities for Residents of Northwest Territories Fleeing Wildfires 

Evacuees are welcome to use YMCA Calgary facilities for no charge for the duration of these evacuations.    
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Fall Program Registration

Program registration is just around the corner! To help you have a smooth registration experience, we've developed some resources to help you navigate our site and portal.
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Y Story: Sylvie Roy, YMCA Calgary Donor

Meet Sylvie Roy, member and donor to YMCA Calgary. Sylvie chooses the Y for its sense of community and charitable impact. Read on to learn more about her Y journey.
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Five actions to keep you and your family safe while swimming

Water activities are full of benefits. In each splash we find an opportunity for fun, a way to cool down on a hot day and a chance to get active and moving.
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Reflecting on National Indigenous History Month across YMCA Calgary

YMCA Calgary is situated on the Ancestral Lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy: Siksika, the North and South Piikani Nations, and the Kainai Tribe, including members of Treaty 7 First Nations, the Tsuut'ina Nation, and the three Bands of the Stoney Nation. Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III, and all those who make their home in this area. 
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Y Story: Meet Alexa, Day Camp Coordinator at Saddletowne YMCA

Do you remember your first time at camp? The butterflies on your first day, and the confidence you felt when you faced your fears, learned new skills, and overcame challenges?