Events

SSELT: Housekeeping and Janitorial Work

February 15 @ 9:00 am - April 29 @ 3:30 pm

SSELT: Housekeeping and Janitorial Work In this program, you will learn essential language training surround cleaning, maintenance and safety. You will also learn how to apply for jobs in this trade, what is it like working in Canada, and essential job interview skills.   Contingent on the Government of New Brunswick's COVID-19 Recovery Plan, classes will be held in person in the Yellow Phase and online in both the Orange and  Red Phases. You will be required to have CLB 3+. The registration deadline is February 2.  To register, contact Jennifer: j.burley@saintjohny.ca 

SSELT: Sales and Retail

March 1 @ 9:00 am - April 23 @ 12:30 pm

SSELT: Sales and Retail In this program, we will learn essential retail communication skills such as language surrounding using cash registers, customer-first focus, and closing a sale. We will also learn how to apply for jobs in this trade, what is it like working in Canada, and essential job interview skills.   Contingent on the Government of New Brunswick's COVID-19 Recovery Plan, classes will be held in person in the Yellow Phase and online in both the Orange and  Red Phases. Orange and Red Phase virtual delivery hours: 9:00 A.M - 12:30 P.M Yellow Phase in-person delivery: 9:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M. CLB 4+ is required. The registration deadline is February  26. To register contact Rohina:  r.singh@saintjohny.ca 

Try a Tri Triathlon

March 23 - May 3

Join us April 30 and May 1 and 2 for our Try-a-Tri YMCA Annual Triathlon in support of Strong Communities — presented by Investor's Group Wealth Management. This triathlon is suitable for people of all abilities ages 12 and above. Register yourself, a team or your family. Our triathlon will take you three 15-minute intervals in swimming, running, and biking. This year's event will be held over the course of three days for you to complete your triathlon challenge due to limitations with COVID-19.

Homework Club

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - April 28 @ 7:00 pm

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.

Pathway to Construction and Concrete

April 5 @ 10:00 am - April 23 @ 12:00 pm

Join us for an information session that will teach you about career opportunities in construction, through Newcomer Connections programming. These sessions will either be on Construction and Roofing OR Construction and Concrete. Registration is mandatory. Deadline to register is January 4th.

YLead Bingo

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - May 11 @ 7:00 pm

The Y Lead (Youth Leadership) Program at the YMCA of Greater Saint John is hosting a BINGO fundraiser throughout the next month of April leading into May. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards the YMCA Strong Communities Campaign which raises much-needed resources to provide access to proven YMCA programs that give kids, youth, adults, seniors, and families the opportunities they need to reach their potential and to live healthier, happier lives.

Becoming a Market Vendor and Food Safety Training

April 19 @ 10:00 am - April 30 @ 12:00 pm

Becoming a Market Vendor and Food Safety Training This two week program combines language for food safety, customer service and information on how to begin the process of being a vendor in a market setting. During the program, participants will write a food safety certification exam and learn more valuable information on products they can sell as well as the locations in which they can sell them. You will be required to have CLB 4+. Deadline to register is March 30. Register with Kathryn: (506) 349-6291 | k.meredith@saintjohny.ca *Time may be subject to change.

Calling all members! Are you looking for a great workout from the comfort of your own home? Register online for our Member Portal Live Spring Series — access is FREE with your membership! In this Group Fitness class, you'll engage in interval training, including segments of cardio, muscle conditioning, and flexibility exercises combined with brief periods of recovery. Agility, balance and coordination exercises may also be incorporated.

Mayoral Candidate Meet and Greet

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mayoral Candidate Meet and Greet The Saint John municipal election is coming up on May 10th.  To get prepared, we are having an online event, where we will hear from those running for mayor.  This is a great opportunity for newcomers to gain more information about the candidates and get involved. We hope to see you there! In partnership with the Saint John Newcomer Center Please register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iFVdMfE0RBigj7MDHa6vLQ

Calling all members! Are you looking for a great workout that's perfect for older adults from the comfort of your own home? Register online for our Member Portal Live Spring Series — access is FREE with your membership! This Group Fitness class is designed for anyone starting a fitness program and for active older adults (50+). It includes weights and flexibility.