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Vaughan Metropolitan Centre YMCA

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Bringing the YMCA to Vaughan

Vaughan is enjoying unprecedented growth: it is home to successful businesses and sought-after neighbourhoods. The Vaughan Metropolitan Centre YMCA will help lead this vibrant city to even greater heights. The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a more than 165-year-old charity committed to making communities stronger and setting people of all ages on the road to success. As Vaughan evolves, we must invest in the next generation - because the children of today are the trailblazers of tomorrow:



  • We’ll open more child care spaces to help parents chase their career dreams. 

  • We’ll transform youth into confident change-makers through leadership, volunteer and employment opportunities

  • We’ll ensure everyone grows healthy and happy—right into their retirement years and beyond—by complimenting physical activity with community and connections.

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a girl using the facilities to swim in the pool

Brand-new amenities

Your new 77,000 square-foot YMCA will feature:

  • a full-sized gymnasium

  • two pools

  • whirlpools and steam rooms

  • a multi-purpose fitness studio

  • a conditioning and weight room

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Community and recreation for all.

Our diverse programs designed for all ages and stages include:

  • Licensed Child Care

  • Recreational sports

  • Swimming lessons

  • Group fitness classes

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Grow stronger, together.

We’ll strengthen the community by:

  • helping people get strong – physically, mentally, and socially

  • providing opportunities for learning, playing, growing, and giving back and

  • promoting inclusivity


In The News

Stay up-to-date as our new YMCA Centre of Community takes shape. Get the latest stories, sneak-peaks, announcements and more.

Mayor of Vaughan Bringing Vaughan’s new YMCA to life
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Corelluci, Medhat Mahdy, and DeGasperis-Ronco

Cortellucci and DeGasperis-Ronco Named Co-Chairs of Vaughan YMCA Campaign Cabinet
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When will the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre YMCA be open?

The pools in progress at the new Vaughan Metropolitan Centre YMCA


"When will you be open?" It's the #1 question on everyone's mind. We would love to give you an exact date, but it depends on so many factors — especially the construction. We're moving along nicely, but it's too early to nail down an exact date (see what we did there?). So, stay tuned; we'll let you know as soon as we do!

Meet Your New General Manager: Katie

Katie Lowe, General Manager of Vaughan Metropolitan Centre YMCA

As the new General Manager of the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre YMCA, Katie is no stranger to the Y, which she’s been a part of since childhood. She got her start at the Y’s summer camps, and has worked at various Health & Fitness centres. At the new Vaughan Metropolitan Centre YMCA, Katie will be there to help new members feel welcome and volunteers discover how they can engage with the community.

Help make it happen

The City of Vaughan and the YMCA of Greater Toronto have invested in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre YMCA, but $14 million from the community is needed to make our vision a reality. It’s thanks to the incredible efforts of our Strong Start, Great Future Campaign Cabinet —many of whom are the next generation of leaders—that we are making strides towards our goal.


Paul Bailey
Owner
Bazil Developments

Kaye Bland
PwC | Partner Tax, Private Company Services
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Peter Cortellucci, Co-Chair
Vice President
Cortel Group

Andrea DeGasperis-Ronco, Co-Chair
Principal & Co-Founder
OPUS Homes

Julian De Meneghi
Planner, Project Manager
Land Development
Lormel Homes Ltd.

Rob Falbo
Community Leader

Sakina Fazel
In-House Counsel
Liberty Development Corporation

Jonathan L. Frustaglio
Litigation Associate
Sutherland Law

Luciano Blandi
Vice President & Market Manager
BMO Private Banking

David Vigliatore
Chief Financial Officer
Bolton Railings Inc.

Riccardo del Vecchio
Partner
Miller Thomson LLP

“After learning about the Y and the great social infrastructure they’re bringing to my community, I thought, ‘How could I not be a part of this?’ If I can spread the word about the good the Y does—and help raise funds to get the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre YMCA—then I'll have done my job.”
—Andrea DeGasperis Ronco, Strong Start, Great Future Campaign Cabinet Member and Donor