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YMCA of Greater Saint John applauds its volunteers virtually during National Volunteer Week

The YMCA of Greater Saint John is celebrating volunteers virtually this week during National Volunteer Week April 19 to 25. This is an especially important time to take a moment and recognize all those individuals who selflessly dedicate their time and commit to improving the quality of life for others in our communities.

April 20th, 2020|

YMCA of Greater Saint John Launches YThrive Home: FREE YMCA Virtual Workouts

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.

March 30th, 2020|

YMCA Newcomer Connections Hosts Employer Engagement Breakfast and Forum

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.

February 25th, 2020|

Red Triangle Award Recipients Announced

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.

January 14th, 2020|

Red Triangle Award Recipients to be Announced

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.

January 8th, 2020|

YMCA of Greater Saint John invites you to Build community. Act for peace.

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.

November 22nd, 2019|

YMCA Healthy Kids Day 2019

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.

May 30th, 2019|
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