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YMCA Youth Leadership

Click here to see the YMCA Youth Leadership Program Poster 

Here are some of the upcoming Youth Leadership programs that will be occurring through the Oakville community this year. 
Please click on the link above for more information.

Newcomer Youth Outreach Council; Every other Wednesday, October 5th – June 14th6:00 – 7:45pm @ Halton Multicultural Council 

(Ages 14 – 18)

Enhance your leadership skills, and make a difference in your community! This program is designed for individuals who have completed the Newcomer Youth Leadership Development program to use their leadership and team work skills to make a positive difference in the Oakville community, take ownership of the ways you impact the community, and have an opportunity to earn up to 50 volunteer hours! Contact Leena Halees ( to register today!


Newcomer Youth Leadership Development; Thursdays, October 13th – December 15th6:00 – 7:45 pm @ Halton Multicultural Council 

(Ages 14 – 18)

Build confidence, leadership skills and friendships in this 10-week course. Designed to help youth develop life & leadership skills, youth will explore a variety of career options, have assistance writing resumes & applications, and get involved in our community. Participants will also receive a 3-month membership for the Peter Gilgan Family YMCA. Contact Leena Halees ( to register.


Just the Guys; Fridays, September 30th – June 16th7:00 – 9:00 pm @ Munn’s Public School (Ages 10 – 13)

Do you need a place to just hang out, play games, and be a guy? Just the Guys is a program that is inspired by guys, lead by guys, and ONLY FOR GUYS. Participants will have an opportunity to play sports & games, develop new friendships, and explore topics that matter most to boys with instructors that are just like them – guys! Register online at


Together as Girls; Saturdays, October 1st – June 17th6:30 – 9:00 pm @ YMCA of Oakville (Ages 10 – 13)

Be strong! Be courageous! Be you! Join TAG and meet some amazing girls and mentors. Together we can talk about things that matter to you. We’ll explore topics such as body image, healthy eating, peer pressure, stress management and much more. Register online


Together as Girls Leaders; Saturdays, October 1st – June 17th6:30 – 9:00 pm @ YMCA of Oakville (Ages 13 - 16)

Do you want to develop strong friendships with girls your age? Do you want a place where you can be yourself? Do you want a place where you can develop your leadership skills and make a difference? Our TAG Leaders program digs deeper into issues that matter most to girls, and gives girls the opportunity to take on leadership opportunities in our community.  Its GIRLS ONLY, and you GET THE ENTIRE YMCA TO YOURSELF at this after hours YMCA program. Register online at