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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update | The Y Remains Open as Zone 2 (Saint John) Transitions to Orange Phase Following this afternoon's announcement by the Government of New Brunswick, the Saint John Region (Zone 2) is transitioning to the Orange Phase of the Provincial Recovery Plan as of 12:00 AM, November 21, 2020. The YMCA of Greater Saint John will remain open; however, we will run with a revised operational plan to keep our members, staff, and community as safe and healthy as possible. Membership The Irving Oil Field House and Saint John Regional Y fitness facilities will remain open to our members but the following changes will be implemented. The active screening table will return with mandatory temperature checks upon entering the facility and answering screening questions. Members must have their access card to scan in for contact tracing. All locker and team change rooms are closed. Members are discouraged [...]

YMCA of Greater Saint John to Honour Local Peacemakers Saint John, New Brunswick – From November 14 to 21 during YMCA Peace Week, the YMCA of Greater Saint John celebrates the presence of peace in our communities and reflects on the peace-building work that happens all year, both inside and outside its facilities. As we navigate through 2020 and the COVID-19 crisis, YMCA Peace Week takes on new meaning, illustrating how the ongoing work of building peace needs to continue now more than ever. COVID-19 and the urgent calls for action for diversity, social inclusion, and equity are challenging us, as individuals, as communities, and as a country, to reconsider where we have been and where we want to go. During YMCA Peace Week, we honour those at the forefront of these peace-building efforts and encourage Canadians to ask themselves how they can bring change to their communities. “It’s [...]

YMCA of Greater Saint John Connecting Seniors, Youth and Technology

For Immediate Release – October 19, 2020 Saint John, NB — The YMCA of Greater Saint John has launched a new program to increase access, understanding, and learning of digital literacy skills for older adults. The Digital Literacy Program for older adults, launching this month, was developed to match youth volunteers as technology mentors, with older adults who are either looking to improve their current knowledge or begin their journey with technology. “At the Y we believe in supporting all ages and all stages to develop new skills, I believe this program does just that for the older adults and the youth in our community.” Says Shilo Boucher, President and CEO, “The one-on-one sessions are geared towards the participants interests and will be focused on what they want to learn.” The older adult population is among the most vulnerable to COVID-19 and are likely to spend more time physically [...]

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Homework Club

December 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Homework Club If you're in grade 9-12 and are struggling with a school subject, the Newcomer Connections Youth Team is here to help! We are offering tutoring online for high school students who need help with homework. This program will run every Tuesday from 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. To help match tutors and students accordingly, registration is mandatory. To register, contact Tim: 506-650-7181 or

Newcomer Youth Group

December 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Newcomer Youth Group Gather every Thursday from 6-7pm through Zoom. Learn new leadership skills, play new games, and meet new people. The program will be a place to gather, relax and learn new skills. Anyone aged 12-18 can join the group. Pre-registration is needed for this program. Contact Mallory to register: (506) 647-2784 |

Preparing for Winter in New Brunswick

December 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Preparing for Winter in New Brunswick This information session will discuss tips to adjust to winter in New Brunswick and how to prepare for winter. How can you prepare your home? What are some winter driving tips for safety? How can you and your family stay safe and healthy over the winter? What can you do to enjoy the winter with your family? These are some of the questions that we will discuss. These sessions will be in English only. To register for one of these online sessions, click on the following link:

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