The YMCA of Greater Saint John, along with other YMCAs across Canada, has launched a series of online fitness classes called YThrive Home. The YMCA remains committed to helping everyone achieve their goals and stay connected to their communities. YThrive Home will allow them to do that from the comfort of their homes.
Saint John, NB – YMCA Newcomer Connections is thrilled to have hosted the Employer Engagement Breakfast and Forum (EEBF) on February 25 at the Delta Hotels by Marriot Saint John. Members of the YMCA Newcomer Connections team met with 60 community stakeholders from 25 local organizations, including representatives of the business community, local government, social development organizations, and more, to spark meaningful conversation about the challenges faced by newcomers and businesses alike in hiring and retaining workers in this region.
On February 17, 2020, the Saint John Regional Y hosted another successful indoor triathlon. Thank you to our sponsors Aberdeen Subaru and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 502 for their support in making this event happen!
The YMCA of Greater Saint John has announced the details of the 2020 Red Triangle Award Gala as well as the recipients of the Red Triangle and Leader to Watch Awards at a press conference held today at the Saint John Regional Y. This year’s Red Triangle Award Gala is a significant milestone for the YMCA of Greater Saint John as the event will also celebrate 30 Years of Red Triangle Award recipients. The Annual Red Triangle Award Gala, presented by Emera New Brunswick, will be held at the Marco Polo Cruise Terminal on April 30, 2020 at 6:00pm. The elegant reception will feature delicious hot and cold hors d’oeuvres.
Over the past 30 years, the YMCA has recognized many outstanding citizens that have demonstrated a commitment to the community through their leadership and volunteer service. The Red Triangle Award has been presented to 34 individuals and three groups since 1990. The Leader to Watch Award was implemented in 2002 and has been presented to 16 individuals.
The YMCA of Greater Saint John, in partnership with Aquila Tours, is marking Peace Week 2019 with the installation of a new, permanent mural in the city’s south end. This latest piece of public art features just some of the cultures found in the Saint John region.
Stop by the Saint John Regional Y on Monday, November 4, between 10AM and 3PM to get your free flu shot from our friends at Shoppers Drug Mart. Vaccine quantities are limited and distributed on a first-come first-served basis.
YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a national day dedicated to improving the health and well-being of kids across Canada. Participating YMCAs open their doors even wider, encouraging families to discover how simple and fun healthy living can be with the YMCA as their partner. Annually, YMCA Healthy Kids Day draws over 30,000 participants to events at over 100 YMCA locations across the country.
Each year the YMCA of Greater Saint John Endowment Fund provides bursaries for students entering or enrolled in a post-secondary institution on a full-time basis. The minimum value of the bursary is $1,000.
The YMCA of Greater Saint John announced details of the 2019 Red Triangle Award Gala and the recipients of the Red Triangle and Leader to Watch Awards at a Press Conference held today at the Saint John Regional Y. The 28th annual Red Triangle Award Gala will be held at the Saint John Regional Y on April 11th. The elegant reception style event will feature delicious food catered by popular restaurants and the formal presentation will highlight the evening.