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YMCA announcement regarding provincial lockdown

After the provincial government announced a temporary province-wide lockdown beginning on December 26, the YMCA of Eastern Ontario released details of their operation during that time. “Our priority has always been the safety of everyone who comes to the YMCA and we continue to support the necessary steps to reduce

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Local YMCA readies to reopen in September

Over the next month and a half, residents can expect to see a flurry of activity at 100 Wright Crescent, as staff at the local YMCA work to reopen the facility. The staff at the YMCA of Eastern Ontario are readying to open the facility on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020,

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YMCA of Eastern Ontario launches 100 km fundraiser

The YMCA of Eastern Ontario plans to launch a 100 km Walk, Run & Roll Challenge fundraiser running Saturday, Jul. 18 to Friday, Jul. 31, 2020. According to Colleen Gareau, Director of Marketing and Communications, the event will “support the mission of the YMCA in building healthier communities.” Both a

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Queen’s, local YMCA cancel summer camps

Queen’s University and the YMCA of Eastern Ontario have both decided to cancel summer camps for the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The impacts of the pandemic have been difficult for everyone, including parents and children,” said Rob Adams, CEO of Eastern Ontario, in a press release on Wednesday,

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2019 Swim for Kids to support children with disabilities

In the peak of summer heat, there’s no better place to be than in the lake — and late-July the perfect time to have a swim that can make a difference in the lives of those right here in our community. The third annual Swim for Kids event will take

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