YMCA Youth Advisory Council – Columbia Trip

YMCA Youth Advisory Council – Columbia Trip

The YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka proudly fosters an annual Youth Advisory Council. Motivated young leaders who are involved with the YMCA as staff, volunteers or participants apply for the opportunity to be involved with steering future YMCA initiatives, representing youth in their…

Barrie – Innisfil YMCA

Barrie – Innisfil YMCA

I’ve been involved with the YMCA for almost 40 years!  Starting in Edmonton as a volunteer Fitness Instructor, I then moved to the Vancouver Y and assumed the role as a group leader in the marathon clinic.  I then moved…

Charis – Collingwood YMCA

Charis – Collingwood YMCA

I've been a member at the Y for a long time. I actually can't remember when I originally got my membership. It went unused (for the most part) for MANY years. I have been an active and regular member since…

Arlyn – Orillia YMCA

Arlyn – Orillia YMCA

I have been a member of the YMCA for almost three years now. I am usually found sweating it out upstairs in the weight area or on the rowing machine. Recently I have been trying my hand at swimming laps, and…

Dawn – Barrie YMCA

Dawn – Barrie YMCA

My family of 5 (myself, husband and our 3 beautiful children (triplets), joined the Barrie Y about four years ago. We access the Y kids programs, children swimming, Fitlynx program when working out, open gym and swim. We have been receiving…

Penny – Gravenhurst YMCA

Penny – Gravenhurst YMCA

Four years ago marked the beginning of a major change in my life.  I retired from a busy job (which I did enjoy – but not the long commute into the city!) and at the same time moved up to…

Jennifer T – Innisfil YMCA

Jennifer T – Innisfil YMCA

I love the personal training at the Y.  My trainer Amy is amazing.  She frequently cycles through cardio, weight training, and core programs to force my body to work hard.  She also is big on proper form to ensure I…

Sue P – Midland YMCA

Sue P – Midland YMCA

When moving here I wasn't sure if there was a fitness facility in our area. I was very pleased to find Midland has a YMCA. Even more encouraging was finding my instructor Severo. I had terrible back and knee pain. Severo…

Larry – Collingwood Y

Larry – Collingwood Y

It was Friday afternoon June 12th that I arrived home after a vigorous work-out at the Collingwood YMCA.  I had advanced upwards in weight categories and was happy with my growth.  And as they say in the commercials, most heart attacks…