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Our Partners

We can achieve so much more when we come together as a community.

By working with our valued partners, the YMCA of Greater Toronto is able to strengthen the foundations of community, and work towards building a greater future for everyone in the Greater Toronto Area and around the globe.


Local Partnerships

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Mindfulness Meditation with Aga Khan Museum

Leaders in programming with a focus on inclusion and diversity, the YMCA of Greater Toronto and the Aga Khan Museum joined forces to bring well-being to the community in innovative ways. Discover mindfulness and educational sessions with this partnership.


Music With the TSO

Music provides solace and strength. The YMCA and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) work together to support mental health and foster a sense of community through a series of in-person and virtual events.


Motivation with Raptors 905

For almost 130 years, basketball has been offered through various programs at YMCA centres across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The sport was even invented by a Canadian at a YMCA, making this partnership a natural fit for both organizations. The YMCA of Greater Toronto is an Official Partner of the Raptors 905, the official NBA G-League affiliate of the Toronto Raptors.

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Fun Fitness With ParticipACTION

The YMCA of Greater Toronto and ParticipACTION teamed up to help Canadians stay active and healthy with a free video series. Designed for all fitness levels and highlighting light, moderate and high intensity exercises, you can choose your own fitness adventure with these guided exercises.


The YMCA of Greater Toronto's International Partnerships

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Imagine a world where we work together to ensure that social justice exists for all people, a world where we nurture one another in the spirit of a global village.

The YMCA of Greater Toronto has developed partnerships with local YMCAs in several countries. Learn more about the purpose of these global partnerships and how they benefit local communities around the world.

Lend Your Support

Help us build healthy communities by becoming a YMCA partner.

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is grateful to all donors for their support. We are pleased to recognize the individuals and organizations who have contributed through our annual, capital or endowment campaigns. Please visit Our Donors to learn more.

Association Partners

The YMCA is proud that its main partners continue to make sound long-term investments in the next generation and in the health of our communities through strengthened support towards health priorities such as employment, health and fitness, education and social inclusion. Our partners include organizations the YMCA is contractually associated with, Collaborators who work jointly with our YMCA and Policy partnerships with organizations that have shared principles, public policies or advocacy and education strategies.

Global Partners

The YMCA of Greater Toronto has developed partnerships with local YMCAs in five different countries. The purpose of these partnerships is to support community development projects, share resources, tools and technical expertise, and learn about the issues that affect us all.

YMCA Peace Week

The YMCA is dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community — and peace is fundamental to strong and healthy communities. Peace is important to the YMCA and we celebrate it each fall during Peace Week. The YMCA appreciates the acts for peace taking place around us. The YMCA Peace Medallion recognizes individuals building peace in their communities and inspiring the lives of others. See a listing of Peace Medallion recipients.

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