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Women of Distinction Spring Alumni Breakfast

  Come and join YWCA Saskatoon and Alumni for breakfast! On March 5, 2020 we will be hosting the Women of Distinction Alumni Breakfast at the Sheraton Cavalier.  Everyone is welcome to attend and hear our guest speaker, Grit McCreath speak. Tickets can be purchased at by clicking here  

Nutrien 2018 Women of Distinction Award Recipients Announced

SASKATOON, May 31, 2018 – Community-led nominations are at the heart of Saskatoon’s Nutrien 2018 Women of Distinction Awards. This year, 41 women were nominated by colleagues, friends and family, and the final 11 award recipients were announced tonight at TCU Place. The longstanding awards event recognizes women for excellence and leadership in several spheres, […]

Nutrien to sponsor 2018 Women of Distinction Awards

As title sponsor of the 2018 Women of Distinction Awards, Nutrien believes in the power of women in leadership. ” Because there’s a leader in each of us…we’re proud to play a role in recognizing the amazing women who are leaders in their field and who help strengthen our community. Congratulations to all nominees in this year’s YWCA […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Pyramid of Health: Exercise, Healthy Diet and Rest

Regular exercise and the consumption of a healthy diet together with having enough rest are the main three components of health which can lead you to a host of benefits, including increased energy, happiness, and even a long life. The three components of health are pivotal to determining a person’s overall health, and making them […]

Call for Applications: YWCA Saskatoon Board of Directors

YWCA Saskatoon is currently accepting applications for membership on its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors advances the mission of YWCA Saskatoon and fosters its continued success. Its role includes fiduciary responsibility, governance, stakeholder communications, oversight of business, and support for fundraising. If applicable, candidates are encouraged to self-identify as under 30 years of […]