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Support the Y

Big or small, every gift helps children, youth, adults and families in our communities. There are many ways to give to the YMCA of Pictou County. Find the option below that works best for you.


Your gift to the YMCA will provide important services for children, adults and families in our community, including: child care, summer camps, after school programming,  safe spaces for teens, youth leadership development, access to health and fitness programs and more.


Support  our MEGAthon April 14th at the YMCA 

Support your community's health by joining the YMCA MEGAthon on April 14th. 

What is the MEGAthon? 
The MEGAthon is a day-long event, on April 14th. There will be activities every hour in the gymnasium, in the cycle fit studio, and in the pool. 

The MEGAthon will help to sustain and to expand important YMCA programs in our community. 

What classes can I participate in? 
Classes will be 45 minutes in length. You can participate in one hour or eight hours. You set your personal goal and choose the number of classes that you want to participate in. 

There is something for everyone from walking the river in the small pool, to pound class, to the treadmills, to a cycle fit class. For a complete schedule, please click here. 

Where do the funds go? 
Your pledges and donations support initiatives, such as: 
* Youth Leadership, 
* Y on the Move, 
* Walk and Roll, 
* Palliative Care Program, 
* Youth Tutoring, 
* More than $200,000 in after school, day camp, and membership assistance; and 

Will Child Care be provided? 
Yes, Child Care will be provided by the YMCA Child Care staff for ages up to 12. Registration is required. 

How do I sign up/participate?
1. Register at the YMCA Membership Desk. $25.00 Registration fee (includes a shirt) You will receive your shirt on MEGAthon day. 
2. Choose from up to eight hours of classes, including: Aqua Fit, Yoga, Bootcamp, Cycle Fit, Walking and more. Pick one class or more! When you register, you sign up for your classes! 
3. Encourage family, friends and co-workers to support your effort by making a pledge. 
4. On April 14th, join us at the YMCA in full spirits. 

Every bit helps the YMCA to offer programming in our community!


Thank you to our Sponsors. To view the list of sponsors, please click here.



Support our Annual Campaign 

Your support can leave a lasting impact. You can help...

  • A child learn how to swim, a skill which could one day save their life and it builds confidence, independence and a healthy lifestyle

  • A single-mother gain some relief because her child is safe in a positive, supportive before and after school program while she works

  • A recent graduate gets help and support to build a strong resume to help them in their quest to find their first job

  • A teen build meaningful connections and values to prepare them for the future

  • A young camper build valuable leadership skills and independence while having fun

To make donation, please CLICK HERE


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