Coronavirus Update

January 29, 2020

Y Canberra is continuing to monitor the situation and is following ACT Health for notifications and procedures. Below is the current information shared by Australian Government Department of Health (31 January 2020): To date, all the information from around the world has suggested that confirmed cases of novel coronavirus could only spread the infection while […]

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Air Quality Impact Update – YMCA Canberra

January 2, 2020

YMCA Canberra has created a dedicated updates website to keep all families, staff and community members up to date on the opening and closure status of YMCA Canberra services due to the current air quality issues created by the NSW bushfires impacting on the ACT. https://status.ymcacanberra.org.au/ Please use the subscribe function at the top of […]

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YMCA Canberra Space Squad

June 12, 2019

YMCA Canberra Space Squad was established in 2016 and is Australia’s only residential holiday program for children in Years 6-9 who love space! The program was designed to act as “The Spark” that inspires attendees to pursue further education and careers in STEM and space-related fields. During the recent April school holidays, 41 young people […]

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YMCA Canberra 50th Half Marathon

June 5, 2019

The YMCA Canberra Half Marathon continues to be a popular half marathon for the local running community with the 50th race being held this year tracing the shore of Lake Burley Griffin in the heart of Canberra.  While the focus was on the running of the 50th YMCA Canberra Half Marathon on Sunday, 26 May, […]

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YMCA Canberra Youth Space @ Civic Official Opening

June 4, 2019

YMCA Canberra Youth Space @ Civic is open! A collaboration between YMCA Canberra and Anglicare NSW South, NSW West & ACT, offers a drop-in service and individualised support to young people on two afternoons each week (currently Thursday and Friday from 2-3 for Case Management with a Youth Worker and then 3-7 for drop-in), and […]

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Meet Ben, Chifley Health and Wellness Member

June 4, 2019

YMCA Canberra Chifley Health and Wellness Centre is not like any other gym in Canberra, nor are its members.  An inclusive gym that provides support and connects our community through a common interest in physical activity, many of the members join our gym to address chronic health issues or engage in rehabilitation services.  One of […]

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Spotlight on YMCA Belconnen Early Learning Centre

June 4, 2019

YMCA Belconnen ELC has been providing care and education to the local community of Belconnen for the past 10 years. We acknowledge that we live and play on Ngunnawal land. We pay our respects to the elders past, present and future and seek to learn about the traditions and ways of Australia’s first people. We […]

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YMCA Kaleen Primary OSHC: How We Have Found Our Place in the Community

June 4, 2019

When people talk about YMCA Canberra OSHC @ Kaleen Primary, we want them to talk about our place in the community, and how we are working hard to establish our presence here. Over the last year, we have experienced a massive transformation in terms of an increase of numbers resulting in a centre split, as […]

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