Parking Lot Availability at the Saint John Regional Y: October 8 - 11 Sections of the parking lot at the Saint John Regional Y will be unavailable from October 8 to 11 as it is being re-surfaced and re-painted. Alternative parking spaces will be available. Friday, October 8: The area near the Child Care entrance will be unavailable. Sunday, October 10: The parking area closest to the main entrance will be unavailable. Members may park in the back lot (normally staff-only) and use the sidewalks to access the Y. Monday, October 11: All parking space lines and handicap markers will be re-painted. Please leave lots of space for our team to work. As a friendly reminder, the Saint John Regional Y will be open for holiday hours on Monday (7:30 AM – 6:30 PM). Thank you for your cooperation as we work to ensure our Y is as [...]
Program develops leadership skills of Saint John youth - October 4, 2021 SAINT JOHN, NB – The YMCA of Greater Saint John is relaunching an exciting program to develop leadership skills of Saint John youth and help them gain valuable life skills. The 2021-22 Y Lead program returns again this fall after a very successful inaugural campaign in 2020-21. Through Y Lead, youth from Grades 8 to 12 become confident, pro-social Saint Johners, and leaders-in-training. Participants learn about decision-making, time management, community involvement and volunteerism, entrepreneurship, healthy living, and so much more. “I signed up for Y Lead because I’m not very social and wanted to challenge myself and meet new people,” said Calder, a participant from last season’s Y Lead Program. “I love how welcoming it was and the people were very supportive, kind and you can be yourself with no judgement whatsoever. I would recommend Y [...]
Updated COVID-19 guidelines at YMCA of Greater Saint John September 21, 2021 – SAINT JOHN, NB - As per the Province of New Brunswick regulations, proof of vaccinations for those 12 years of age and older, and wearing of masks is required at all YMCA of Greater Saint John facilities. This is effective at 5 a.m. on Sept. 22. To access member services and programs at any YMCA of Greater Saint John facility, proof of your vaccination or medical exemption, is required. As well, face masks are required at all times inside the building and may only be removed when actively working out at your workout location in the fitness centre. Proof of vaccinations and wearing of masks applies to all Members and visitors to the YMCA of Greater Saint John. Memberships Beginning on Sept. 22, we ask that our members bring their membership card, along with proof [...]
The YMCA of Greater Saint John and the City of Saint John are teaming up to offer a FREE half-day session of the Girls in Motion program on December 3 at the Irving Oil Field House! Girls, ages 9 - 13, will have fun and make friends while promoting their physical activity, overall health and well-being, healthy eating, confidence, and learning about diversity.
Join us for a festive holiday Paint & Sip lead by Create with Corinne! All the supplies along with tasty holiday sweet treats paired with hot chocolate and hot apple cider included (non-alcoholic beverages). This will be the first of two painting events wherein we’ll be working on painting the silhouette of a couple embracing beneath a decorated lamppost. All skill levels are welcome! This event is for participants ages 16 and up.
It's time to get creative and festive! Join us for an afternoon of holiday crafting at the Irving Oil Field House: Sunday, December 5, from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. In this staff-led craft session, we'll be making Christmas gnomes and holiday cards. This event is FREE to attend, for participants ages 18+, all skill levels are welcome, and craft supplies, coffee, tea, and sweets are included.