About Us

Charitable Purpose

We are dedicated to the growth of all persons in spirit, mind and body with a sense of responsibility to each other and the global community.

Our Vision

My Y – a place to belong, achieve my potential and strengthen my community.

Our Values


My Y demonstrates compassion and empathy to all.


My Y celebrates diversity and creates a sense of belonging.


My Y is accountable, does what is right and needed.


My Y operates transparently with trust and integrity.


My Y embraces all persons with dignity.


My Y builds healthy communities through teamwork and partnerships.

The YMCA of Northeastern Ontario has been serving our local communities for over 178 years and we are committed to supporting our local families, children, adults, youth and seniors in our various programs and services today.

At the YMCA, our values and purpose drive everything that we do. As a charity, we’ve championed values of empathy, health, trustworthy, inclusiveness, respect and responsibility. Helping people develop a healthy spirit, mind and body and inspiring a sense of social responsibility is the cornerstone of our legacy of caring.

YMCA of Northeastern Ontario Board of Directors

Kristian Gareau – Chair
Antoine Vezina – Vice Chair
Andrew Finlay – Treasurer/Secretary
Tom Welton – Past Chair
Helene Philbin-Wilkinson – Director
Bela Ravi – Director
Elaine Hull – Director
Brian Getty – Director
Joe Torlone – Director
Anthony Lawley – Director
Krista Gibson – Director
Lorraine Clarete – Director
Grant Kellett – Director
Joseph Burke – Director
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