Public Comments When Environment Canada issues an extreme heat advisory this YMCA location is air conditioned and offers the use of their swimming pool and showers free of charge * details posted on website when advisory is issued
Office Phone 705-726-6421
Fax 705-726-0508
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Primary Contact Val Dickson, General Manager; Phone: 705-726-6421 ext 226; Email:
Alternate Contact Tracy Hansen, Membership Sales & Services Supervisor; Phone: 705-726-6421 ext 274; Email:
Primary Executive Rob Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-9622 ext 437
Alternate Executive Karen Pulla, Vice President, Health, Fitness and Community Development; Phone: 705-726-9622 ext 432; Email:
Address & Map
22 Grove St W
Barrie, ON L4N 1M7
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Intersection Bayfield St and Grove St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description (Service) Facilities include a wellness centre, 3 lane indoor pool, full sized gymnasium, indoor running track, racquetball, North American squash courts 
Recreational programs and non-physical programs for all ages including: 
* children's summer day camps 
* family activity programs 
* preschool and school age programs and child care 
* adult fitness programs including group fitness, aquatic fitness, group cycling, Group Power, Senior Wellness programs  
* educational courses such as Lifesaving, First Aid and CPR  
* child minding service for members 
* Youth Leadership programs for members only 
* birthday party program on Saturdays and Sundays 
* participates in International Peace Week in November annually
Volunteer Description * volunteers may apply by contacting YMCA * volunteers used in most aspects of YMCA operation, including child care, babysitting, programs, membership, maintenance, recreational programs
Service Details
Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Hours Mon-Fri 5:30 am-9 pm, Sat 7 am-5 pm, Sun 7 am-4 pm * closed Christmas Day * Dec 24 (Christmas Eve) and * Dec 31 (New Year's Eve) opening hrs depend on day of the week, closes at 3 pm * other Statutory holidays 10 am-3 pm
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility No restrictions * Open to all regardless of race, religion, creed or economic circumstances
Application Call or drop in
Languages English
Fees Membership - The entire facility, including pool, is open to non members upon payment of a day use fee ;

YMCA strives to serve all segments of the community * Membership Assistance Program provides help to those who wish to become a member but are UNABLE, NOT UNWILLING to pay full fee * payment plan will be arranged through a confidential interview based on the individual's ability to contribute * Campership program designed to assist children to attend camp who otherwise may not attend due to financial circumstances

YMCA administers the Canadian Tire Jump Start Program as well as the Health Star program which help children in financial need participate in organized sport and recreation activities * Fee assistance available.

Service Categories Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Extreme Heat Cooling Programs ; Recreation Centres

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