Young adults having fun in YMCA Arriba class

Being active doesn’t just improve your physical health. You’ll also feel better mentally, emotionally and socially.

Whatever your age or stage, there's a YMCA health and fitness program to help you and your family achieve your goals and reach your full potential. And when you choose the Y, you get the added benefit of being part of our community — because it’s important to feel safe and welcome while working to improve your health.

Programs vary by location and may not be available in all areas.

Fitness Centre

Our fitness centres feature modern equipment and amenities to make your workout as convenient and comfortable as possible. From personal training and individual workouts to group fitness classes, our friendly and approachable staff and volunteers are here to support you on your journey to better health.

Group Fitness

There’s strength in numbers! Improve your fitness in a motivating group of your peers. We offer classes for individuals of all fitness abilities. You’ll have fun while a certified YMCA instructor guides you and your group to better health.


Through swim lessons, aquatic fitness classes, and other programs, YMCA Aquatics offers you and your family many ways to make a splash. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced swimmer, you can gain the skills and confidence you need to stay safe and enjoy the pool.

Learn more about our aquatics programs

Sports & Recreation

Game on! There are lots of ways to get moving at the Y. Play your favourite sports and games or learn something new. Basketball, volleyball, martial arts, badminton and more, most Ys offer something for everyone.

Fitness Certifications

Inspire others to lead active, healthier lives by getting certified as a Fitness Instructor through our YMCA Fitness Instructor Program. Whether you want to lead group fitness classes or support people individually, we offer the training and resources you need to take the next step.

Health Management

Dealing with health challenges can be tough. Our YMCA Health Management programs empower you to actively manage your health concern or chronic condition, and be proactive with your health.

Food and Nutrition

We are what we eat! Naturally, the food you eat plays an important role in how you feel. Our YMCA programs and services will help you learn how to make sustainable food choices and learn healthy preparation and eating habits.