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  • My Y Campaign Wrap Up

    As this My Y campaign comes to a close, we want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for sharing their story. No one story is the same. We have distinctive experiences that affect us all in a different way; My Y is a platform that enables us to identify with each other and the special role the YMCA plays within our communities. Since the launch of they My Y campaign in September, over 180 stories have been shared. Stories [...]

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  • Scott Young – Board Member

    Scott Young – Board Member

    As a proud member of the YMCA in Innisfil for a number of years now my family and I have a lot to be thankful for when it comes to the Y. Shortly after the Y opened in Innisfil we became members and utilized the fine facilities on a regular basis. As time went on we noticed the sense of Community that the Y brings to Innisfil. A place where all walks of life can gather and spend quality family [...]

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  • What does MyY mean to you?

    What does MyY mean to you?

    Since last fall, we have been collecting your YMCA stories to share at www.MyY.ca. MyY is a forum that allows members, participants, staff, volunteers and donors a chance to share their unique expression of what MyY is. It is a common place for our stakeholders to share in each other’s journey. Whether through an image, a video or written story, we want you to share it! Order a MyY t-shirt! Does MyY make you feel determined? Hopeful or Genuine? Order [...]

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  • Suzana Petrov

    Suzana Petrov

    MY Y story starts with a dream, a dream to help other newcomers like me. My name is Suzana Petrov and I am a settlement counselor with YMCA Newcomer Services.  Five years ago I came from Romania not knowing what to expect from the new country and YMCA Newcomer Services opened the first door for me. I was impressed by the warmth and kindness of the staff and the diversity of all the clients. I immediately felt that I was [...]

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  • Susan Green

    Susan Green

    I have the pleasure of working in the Newcomer Services Department. I began work at the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka more than 20 years ago. Like all individuals starting a new job, I was a little apprehensive as to what to expect. It soon became evident that my concerns were unfounded. I was dealing with individuals who had given up everything to make a new life for themselves. The people I met were appreciative of everything I would do for them [...]

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  • My Y Spring Campaign

    My Y Spring Campaign

    The MyY campaign is a great opportunity to share how the YMCA has impacted your life. Over 150 stories have been uploaded by health & fitness members, child care families, literacy participants, staff and volunteers. Mothers have talked about the fun and growth their children receive as participants in day camp. Some seniors have shared how the Y was a part of their childhood and continued to be throughout their adult lives. What’s your Y story? We want to hear more [...]

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  • Wrapping up another Great MyY Campaign

    Wrapping up another Great MyY Campaign

    MyY 2.0 has been a great success! Thanks to our generous sponsor and all of the MyY stories that were shared, South Paw of Canada has pledged over $500.00 to the Strong Kids Campaign! Thank you to all who shared their MyY stories. We heard from members of our Health and Fitness centre’s throughout Simcoe County, Parry Sound and Muskoka Districts. We also heard from childcare families, Employment & Literacy Services, donors, and our CEO Rob Armstrong! With over 30 [...]

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  • What’s your Y story?

    What’s your Y story?

    December 14, 2012 marks the official re-launch of the MyY Campaign! In, September the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka launched the MyY campaign with the goal of giving our community a voice; talk about what how the Y has helped them and hopefully encourage others to seek support through YMCA services – some of which include: Financial Assistance Employment Services Youth Services Child Care Camp Health and Fitness The results were incredible! In total over 120 members of all ages stepped up [...]

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  • Chris

    Chris

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