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  • YMCA Moncton thanks Rogers for funding Alternative Suspension Program to help at-risk youth

    Moncton, N.B., September 27, 2017 – The YMCA of Greater Moncton today celebrated its community partnership with Rogers, who recently provided a $25,000 community grant as part of the Ted Rogers Scholarship Program, to support the Y’s Alternative Suspension Program.  The program helps local youth suspended from school transform their time out of the classroom into a more positive experience.

    “For tens of thousands of youth in Canada, succeeding and even staying in school can be a challenge,” said Zane Korytko, CEO of the YMCA of Greater Moncton. “A traditional at-home suspension is a missed opportunity for both the student and the school. However, the YMCA Alternative Suspension program has proven over the years that the time away from school can turn into a positive experience promoting the student’s personal growth and academic success.”

  • Local YMCA aims to encourage healthy lifestyles with free Grade 5 memberships

    (Moncton, September 25, 2017) – The YMCA of Greater Moncton is once again offering free Grade 5 membership in hopes of helping local youth develop healthy lifestyles.

    “When we started the free Grade 5 membership program in 2013, the idea was to get local youth moving and inspired to maintain an active, healthy lifestyle,” says the local Y’s CEO Zane Korytko. “We’ve had lots of great feedback from kids and parents over the years and are really pleased to offer the program again."

    The free ‘Get Active!’ memberships – available starting Oct. 1, 2017 until June 19, 2018 –  give Grade 5 students access to swim lessons at the YMCA, 30 War Veterans Ave., as well as to some free group exercise classes and other activities.

  • YMCA Alternative Suspension and the Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund Partnership Celebration


    Friday, September 22, 2017

     WHAT: YMCA Alternative Suspension and the Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund Partnership Celebration

     WHEN: 3 p.m., Wednesday, September 27, 2017

     WHERE: YMCA of Greater Moncton, 30 War Veterans Ave., Moncton, N.B.

     WHO:  YMCA Alternative Suspension, which supports youth during their suspension from and reintegration to school, transforming the individual’s time away into a positive experience.

  • 2017 Peace Week

    Local Y seeks nominations for 2017 Peace Medallion
    (MONCTON, N.B. – September 13, 2017) The YMCA of Greater Moncton is seeking nominations for its 2017 Peace Medallion.

    “This award recognizes the achievements of individuals or groups who – without any special resources – demonstrate in their lives values such as equality, cultural diversity, tolerance, respect and conflict resolution,” says Heather Hastings, the local YMCA’s Global Initiatives Committee Chair. “We’re asking the community for help in identifying those involved in peacemaking initiatives in local or international communities.”

  • Sobey's Golf Tournament

    Cheque presentation:

    (MONCTON, N.B. - August 22, 2017) The 15th Annual Sobeys Golf Classic was recently held at the Fox Creek Golf Club in Dieppe, with proceeds from the tournament and in-store event fundraising going to the YMCA of Greater Moncton.