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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, […]

“Staff Picks and Tips”

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” – Anatole France Great things can happen if you really believe. But in order for those things to happen we must have a dream.  We believe this at the YWCA. The Employment and Learning Centre can help […]

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT! September 21st

Join us for this important and empowering night!!! The SWCC  presents Take Back The Night! This is an annual rally and March that takes a stand to raise awareness and end gender-based violence.  We will have a guest speaker that will speak to the impact of violence followed by a march up 25th street and […]

All Signed up for the Job Fair? Now What?

So you saw us on social media and clicked “going.” You’re going to the YWCA Job Fair. Now what? Here are some tips to keep in mind so you can make the most of your networking time at the job fair. 1. Be confident in yourself. Many of Saskatoon’s finest employers are waiting to meet […]

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 […]

September 19th – Save the Date!

Put those networking skills to use!  Come out to the YWCA Job Fair and Networking event.  Many of Saskatoon’s finest employers are waiting to meet you; this is a great opportunity to talk to them in person.  Talking to someone at a job fair might seem intimidating, but employers want to be there, it is […]

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 […]

Kids Learning Code at the YWCA

From YouTube, to Wikipedia, the websites we click on every single day all have one thing in common – HTML & CSS! Kids Learning Code and YWCA Saskatoon are excited to announce an experience that offers kids the opportunity to leverage creativity to build an online web presence. The workshop will focus on reading and […]

More Than a Safe Place

YWCA transitional housing program is a real “turning point” Looking up at the YWCA building from Saskatoon’s Kinsmen Park, you see a row of windows belonging to a group of incredibly determined women, residents in the YWCA Turning Points program. Located on one floor in the Crisis Shelter and Residence are 14 spaces for women […]

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, […]