Experience community programs beyond our main locations

Community YMCA is a growing hub of programs that serve individuals and clients beyond the traditional YMCA health & wellness facilities. These programs are found in all quadrants of the city and focus on areas such as: 

  • Youth leadership
  • After-school 
  • Health and wellness 
  • Recreation 
  • Newcomers to Canada 
  • Indigenous peoples 
  • Global partnerships

Generously supported by our donors, Community YMCA ensures Calgarians have access to quality programs to help them grow, thrive, lead and belong.

Indigenous Programs

Indigenous team tipi raising

We offer drop-in and registered programs to support Indigenous children, youth and families with cultural identity, leadership, recreation and connections to Calgary’s urban Indigenous communities.

LINC Programs

language classroom

The LINC program helps newcomers to Canada improve their literacy skills - listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Through a variety of part-time, day and evening classes, newcomers gain confidence and integrate into life in Canada.

Youth Programs

group of youth smiling

YMCA Calgary offers several programs specifically for youth, including the YMCA Achievement Program, Tutoring Table, YMCA Community Action Network, The Teen Vibe Experience, and the Alternative Suspension Program

Y Mind Mental Wellness Program

Y Mind Youth Smiling

This mental wellness program is designed to help teens and young adults develop valuable skills for coping with life stress.