Our Mission

The YMCA of Southwest Nova Scotia is a registered charity dedicated to promoting growth of our people in Spirit, Mind and Body. As a charitable organization, the YMCA invests all its resources in the provision of programs and services focused on wellness, health and fitness, childcare and personal development needs of all.

Our Vision

The YMCA of Southwest Nova Scotia will be a recognized leader in the areas of health promotion, personal growth, youth and family programs and services for all ages, working with partners to create a stronger community.

Our Values

In the delivery of all its programs, services and activities, the YMCA of Southwest Nova Scotia is guided by the following core values:

Caring, Honesty, Inclusiveness, Respect and Responsibility.

Our Functional Areas

We fulfill our charitable mission by meeting the needs of our community in six key functional areas:

  • Youth Programming
  • Child Care
  • Day Camp
  • Wellness and Preventative Health
  • International Development
  • Immigrant and Newcomer Services