YMCA of Cape Breton

Established in 1886, the YMCA of Cape Breton is the oldest, most diverse charity on Cape Breton Island. The YMCA is a volunteer driven, charitable organization serving all areas of Cape Breton Island. We operate facilities in Sydney, Glace Bay and Port Hawkesbury.

Our Values

The YMCA of Cape Breton is committed to practicing and demonstrating the core values of respect, honesty, responsibility, and caring in all aspects of the organization

Our Mission

The YMCA of Cape Breton is dedicated to the growth of all persons in spirit, mind and body and in a sense of responsibility to each other and the global community.  We fulfill our charitable mission by meeting the needs of our community in seven key functional areas: 

  • Employment
  • Re-education and Training
  • Child Care
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Day Camp
  • Wellness and Preventative Health
  • International Development

The YMCA of Cape Breton needs your support.  Volunteer your time or donate to the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign  http://www.ymcastrongkids.ca/


For the latest information from the Frank Rudderham Family YMCA click here:  


For the latest information from the YMCA Port Hawkesbury Branch click here: