December 9, 2020 - Yesterday, The Government of Alberta declared enhanced public health restrictions requiring recreation centres to temporarily close, effective December 13th. This will impact the following YMCA facilities:

  • Downtown YMCA, 150 Ash Avenue SE
  • ​South Ridge YMCA, 644 Spruce Way SE
The YMCA will continue to offer its members online fitness classes and equipment rentals to support these classes.

Child Care (Early Years, Day Camps, Before & After School Care)

Licensed child care programs will continue to operate while closely following all COVID-19 health and safety protocols. This includes upcoming YMCA PD Days and Christmas Break Day Camps. Details on these camps can be found here.

Employment Centres – Medicine Hat & Brooks

YMCA Employment Centres continue to remain open by appointment. Appointments can be booked by calling 403-527-4426 x 409 or emailing

“This health and safety of our members, program participants, employees and volunteers continue to be our top priority,” said Sharon Hayward, CEO. “Although our fitness facilities will be temporarily unavailable, we are pleased to be able to continue to provide online fitness classes along with safe, high quality child care, licensed day camps and employment services. We recognize how essential these services are for families.”