Why Choose Our School?

Located in a cosmopolitan neighbourhood bursting with activity right in the centre of Montréal, the YMCA International Language School is known for its personal and dynamic approach. With bright and modern classrooms, approachable and attentive teachers and classes designed to meet the needs of our different clients, we are ready to help you achieve your goals.

A dynamic teaching method

You will start talking on your first day of class, even if you are a beginner!  

Small groups

Our group classes have an average of ten participants and a maximum of fifteen. 

Official testing centre

The YMCA International Language School is the official testing centre for the TFI and the TOEIC, which are internationally recognized French and English language proficiency tests.  

An international experience

You will meet students from all around the world at our school. It’s a great opportunity to make new friends and learn about different cultures!

In the heart of Montréal

Our school is located at the centre of Montréal in a vibrant neighbourhood with lots of museums, restaurants and boutiques. The school is easily accessible by metro, bus, bicycle or commuter train.  

Free WiFi

We have free WiFi throughout our centre.

Exceptional facilities

We have 27 large classrooms, two computer labs and multimedia rooms.


Our school has accreditations from Languages Canada, Imagine Education in Canada and Emploi Québec, which means that our teachers have a university degree in the language they teach.  

Youth programs

Our language programs, such as our summer language camp, give young learners aged 9 and up an environment that is adapted to their needs.

Classes that meet your needs

We offer small group, private and semi-private classes, classes by phone or online, as well as language classes for business or travel. No matter what your needs are, we have the right solution for you.

A charitable organization

The YMCAs of Québec are a registered Canadian charity. Our programs help children, young people and families learn and thrive in a welcoming and inclusive environment.