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  1. YMCA of Greater Toronto receives largest donation in charity’s history from The Barrett Family Foundation to grow five programs for equity-deserving youth
    06 June 2024
    The Barrett Family Foundation accept YMCA City Builder induction following $10-million donation announcement with close family, YMCA President & CEO, Lesley Davidson, and the YMCA of Greater TorontoThe Barrett Family Foundation donation will support programs including the YMCA Black Achievers... read more
  2. YMCA of Greater Toronto Recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers 14 Years in a Row
    16 April 2024
    Toronto – April 16, 2024 – The YMCA of Greater Toronto is proud to be selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for the 14th consecutive yearThe Y was recognized for its efforts across locations including its unique 263-acre YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre in the Oak Ridges Moraine, just... read more
  3. YMCA of Greater Toronto Announces New Annual Family Run in Support of YMCA Camps
    11 April 2024
    Registrations open today for YMCA Charity 5K run, which aims to send 500 children to YMCA CampsToronto – April 11, 2024 – The YMCA of Greater Toronto announced its new charity run, the YMCA Charity 5K, taking place on Saturday, September 28, 2024. The run will take place at Downsview Park, and... read more
  4. YMCA Centres of Community in Toronto and Vaughan Certified LEED Platinum
    12 February 2024
    February 12, 2024 – The YMCA of Greater Toronto is thrilled that The YMCA at The David Braley Vaughan Centre and The Steve & Sally Stavro Family YMCA are now certified LEED Platinum.LEED® (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) is the preeminent program for the design, construction,... read more
  5. YMCA of Greater Toronto Recognized as one of the Greater Toronto Area’s Top Employers
    05 December 2023
    Toronto – December 5, 2023 – The YMCA of Greater Toronto is honoured to be selected as one of the Greater Toronto Area’s Top Employers for 2024 – the 16th year in a row that the charity has received the recognition.The YMCA of Greater Toronto offers an enriching environment where employees not... read more
  6. DMZ and the YMCA of Greater Toronto team up to boost support for women entrepreneurs across Canada
    05 October 2023
    Made possible through the Government of Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund, Launchpad for Women Entrepreneurs is designed to empower early-stage women entrepreneurs interprovincially by offering dedicated resources to kickstart and grow a successful business. TORONTO,... read more
  7. YMCA of Greater Toronto unveils its latest brand awareness campaign
    18 September 2023
    The campaign highlights the importance of support, positivity and guidance to reach your full potential. Toronto – September 18, 2023 – Today, the YMCA of Greater Toronto launched its latest multi-platform brand awareness campaign, “Obstacles 2.0”. This is the second phase of the Obstacles... read more
  8. The YMCA and Walk off the Earth reimagine the Y.M.C.A. anthem, focusing on youth mental health
    28 August 2023
    The musical collaboration celebrates the YMCA’s national expansion of youth mental health program, Y MindToronto, Ontario, August 28, 2023 – The YMCA and Canadian indie pop band, Walk off the Earth, today released a modern take on the Y.M.C.A. anthem to celebrate the national expansion of Y Mind,... read more
  9. Embrace the Outdoors: YMCA of Greater Toronto announces new outdoor education program
    14 August 2023
    The charity launches new outdoor skills program this fall, Open OutdoorsToronto – August 14, 2023 – The YMCA of Greater Toronto is excited to announce the launch of its new outdoor education program dedicated to the advancement of outdoor skill-building this fall, Open Outdoors. Starting... read more
  10. YMCA of Greater Toronto celebrates completion of YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre leadership program, focusing on volunteerism and leadership among youth
    27 June 2023
    TORONTO, June 27, 2023 - On Tuesday, MPP Stephen Lecce visited the YMCA of Greater Toronto’s Schomberg location to announce the completion of a multi-year YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre leadership program. Offering accessible outdoor programming to more than 300 youth in the Greater... read more