YMCA Canada

A Canadian network of 47 YMCA associations

The YMCAs of Québec are part of YMCA Canada, a federation made up of 47 YMCA Member Associations.

As a registered charity, YMCA Canada is dedicated to building healthy communities in order to create lasting personal and social change by:

  • nurturing the potential of children, teens and young adults;
  • promoting healthy living;
  • fostering social responsibility.

Its mandate is to:

  • foster the development of strong Member Associations and encourage collaborative initiatives; 
  • protect and enhance the reputation of the YMCA;
  • advocate on behalf of Member Associations regionally, nationally and internationally.

Collectively, YMCAs in Canada serve more than 2 million people in more than 1,000 Canadian locations each year. 

Website: ymca.ca

Global Network

The YMCA reaches right around the world. As the world's leading network of local, community-based associations, YMCAs serve more than 58 million members and rely on more than a million and half volunteers in 119 countries.

Many Canadian YMCAs have partnerships with overseas YMCAs to strengthen their capacity to deliver long-term programs that address the most critical community needs.

Website: ymca.int

The YMCAs of Québec Newsletter