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CEO’s Message: YWCA Annual Report on Impact

On behalf of our board of directors and entire leadership team, thanks for your partnership, support and involvement with YWCA Saskatoon last year. Our YWCA Saskatoon 2016-2017 Annual Report, “Wrap Around,” has been published, and I would encourage you to read through the impact stories about our work in the community: http://www.ywcasaskatoon.com/about-the-ywca/financial-reporting/ YWCA services and programs […]

October 26 Annual General Meeting

Thursday, October 26 is the YWCA Saskatoon Annual General Meeting, and all community members are welcome to attend. This year our Board of Directors is proud to welcome educational guest speakers to open a conversation about an important issue close to our hearts, the epidemic of youth suicide in our community. Date: Thursday, October 26, […]

My Body, My Own Gym!

Getting in shape doesn’t have to be complicated. Workouts with your own body weight are the perfect choice for improving your personal fitness, reaching your goals and staying healthy. And the best thing about them is that you can do the exercises practically anywhere. Still not convinced?! Read the reasons below for choosing bodyweight training: […]

Sept. 15 YWCA Shine a Light Run: Why We Run

Welcome to the YWCA Shine a Light Run! This is why we run. Every participant in the Shine a Light Run has their own reasons for committing to run the 2K, 5K, or 10K course. We are running to shine a light on needs and solutions right here in our community, like safe streets, homes for everyone, […]

Exercising for Older Women: How Often?!

The first question most sedentary clients have when considering beginning an exercise program is, “How much do I have to do to get results?” Those who have been sedentary for long periods of time may not intrinsically enjoy physical activity, therefore may not be driven to exercise for reasons of pleasure and enjoyment. Other reasons […]

Yoga For Cancer

Cancer patients who practice yoga as therapy during their treatment often refer to their yoga practice as a life-saver. The healing power of yoga helps both cancer patients and cancer survivors. No matter how sick from treatments and no matter how little energy, many find that the one thing that would bring relief were a […]

I Have Aged. I Am Not Physically Capable Any More!

Writing about this subject was a big deal for me. Since I started working at YWCA Fitness on 25th, I have been hearing mostly from older adults that they have aged and are not physically capable of doing things any more. After a while, I decided to go to fitness classes where mostly seniors attend, […]

Fall 2017 Red Cross Swimming Lessons

Welcome to the YWCA Saskatoon’s Red Cross Swimming Lesson Program.  We are currently registering for the 2017 Fall Session of our Red Cross Swimming Lessons. See our schedule of fall adult and children lessons further down this page. Visit Here for Online Registration  If you would prefer to register over the phone call 306-244-0944 extension 100. Or […]

Fitness on 25th Story: Jason and Janice

Janice and Jason are two of our wonderful members. From the first time I saw them, I was so impressed by their dedication and hard work. Watching them work out was a true motivation for me when I was supposed to work out after a long day at work. Since January 2017, Janice has lost […]

Fight the Challenge of Chronic Diseases

Chronic diseases, also known as non-communicable diseases, are an increasing global epidemic. Chronic diseases kill 36 million people per year and are the leading cause of death globally. In Canada, 67% of all deaths per year are caused by four major chronic diseases: cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and chronic respiratory diseases. Three out of five Canadians aged […]