The most profound way to see the impact of the YMCA is to hear about the stories of our members whose lives have been changed by the support and programs we offer. Each of these success stories is about an individual or family who is living healthier, happier lives from being involved with the YMCA. Join us in celebrating their achievements!
We love hearing about the successes people are having on their journeys toward better health and well-being. If you have a story about your YMCA experience you’d like to share, please let us know.
“It feels like I can reach for the stars.” That’s what 10-year-old James says today.
One man’s inspiring commitment takes him across the country and back
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Senior instructors help Y keep up with demand for over-55 classes
YMCA of Brandon
These women have found fitness and community at the Y for decades
YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford
The LiveWell program is just one example of innovative YMCA health partnerships
YMCA of Central East Ontario
One mom brings her kids along for the ride on her journey to health
YMCA of Northern Alberta
Young YMCA leader is a positive force for change
“The lessons I learned and the support I got at the YMCA helped me accomplish everything I have today - and will achieve tomorrow.”
YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth
Offering a warm welcome and school support
“Dad, slow down!” Those words are music to Jamie’s ears, since only a few years ago he was battling significant health challenges and wasn’t able to keep up with his daughters.