YMCA Geelong

the Y School Leaver Program

September 21, 2023

School Leaver Program at the Y Geelong Registrations for our 2024 program are now open! Did you graduate in 2022 or are about to graduate in ‘23? Kickstart your career with our Y Geelong Sch

The Y Geelong turns 70!

September 18, 2023

  And just like that, the Y Geelong turns 70!   It was an historical night decades in the making!   Celebrating 70 years of the Y Geelong (aka YMCA Geelong), t

Geelong Advertiser

September 13, 2023

I spy with my little eye... Our AWESOME Y! 🤩   The Y Geelong recently had the pleasure of gracing the front page of the Geelong Advertiser on Tuesday 12th September. 

Gymnastics Day Camps at the Y!

September 07, 2023

Gymnastics DAY CAMPS are back! 🤩 Looking for something fun for the kids these school holidays? Then look no further! The Y North Geelong is bringing Gymnastics Camps back ag

Kids Activity Day

August 31, 2023

Kids Activity Day at the Y Bannockburn! These school holidays it's all about KIDS!   Join us on Tuesday 19th September for an all-out FUN FEST!   We've got: Jump

Newtown Gymnastics Equipment Upgrade and Rearrange

August 10, 2023

Changes happening at the Y! Newtown Gymnastics Equipment Upgrade and Rearrange   Over the past 18 months, the Y Geelong and the YMCA Geelong Gymnastics Fundraising team have been doing

The Y Geelong 70th Gala Celebration!

August 03, 2023

The Y Geelong 70th Gala Celebration! The Y Geelong is celebrating their birthday in style this year, and EVERYONE IS INVITED   Saturday 16th September 6:30pm for 7:00 start C

Congrats to our Y Leap Graduates

July 27, 2023

Congratulations! Congratulations to our very own Eliza and Emily on completing the YLEAP- Y Leader(ship) Excellence Acceleration Program over the past 12 months! Today, with Shona El

2026 Commonwealth Games Statement

July 20, 2023

  Commonwealth Games Announcement. It was disappointing news earlier this week that the 2026 Victorian Commonwealth Games have been cancelled, particularly

Love Local

July 19, 2023

  Love LOCAL!    This is why we love local!   Mick, from Point Lonsdale, this week very generously donated a set of Chopper Fishing Reels to Camp Wyuna!

Youth Parliament Opening Ceremony

June 26, 2023

  Youth Parliament!  The Opening Ceremony has kicked off and we can't wait to see what the week brings!   This year marks the 37th annual, Victoria

Hugh heading for Nationals

June 22, 2023

  HUGE ACHIEVEMENT FOR HUGH!   Wow, wow, wow!   Our YMCA Geelong Basketballers are IMPRESSIVE, to say the least   Our very own, Hugh B

Bailey does it AGAIN!

June 21, 2023

  Bailey does it AGAIN!   Geelong YMCA Basketball's very own Bailey Bruce is going from strength to strength!   In yet another standout performan

June School Holidays @ the Y Bannockburn

June 19, 2023

  School Holidays @ the Y Bannockburn    Looking for a fun activity for the kids these school hols?   Join us at the Y Bannockburn for some holiday fun

Bailey brings it home for YMCA

June 15, 2023

  Bailey brings home a WIN  A standout performance from young gun Bailey Bruce, has helped YMCA defeat Christian College Eagles and consolidate second spot on the Gee

1006 Days to Victoria 2026

June 14, 2023

  1006 Days to Victoria 2026  The Commonwealth Games are just over 1006 days away and YMCA Geelong Gymnastics has a vision that the region’s Commonwealth Games legacy

Connecting young people to their dream careers

June 14, 2023

  Connecting young people to their dream careers  With the goal of advancing the learning and employment outcomes for youth across the Golden Plains, the inaugural Gold

School Holiday Fun at the Y!

June 05, 2023

  School Holiday FUN at the Y Geelong  School Holidays are just around the corner, and there's no better place to spend them than at the Y Geelong!   Join us this Ju

Y Geelong Statement on the Voice to Parliament

June 02, 2023

Y Geelong Statement on the Voice to Parliament Y Geelong has been invited to join a movement of the Australian people, to walk with First Nations people for a better future. We consider a referendu

 Geelong Gymnasts Shine at Gymnastics Australia - National Championships on the Gold Coast

May 29, 2023

 Geelong Gymnasts Shine at Gymnastics Australia - National Championships on the Gold Coast   YMCA Geelong Gymnastics Clubs' athletes took centre stage at the Australian Gymnastic

YMCA Community Market Sunday 21st May

May 18, 2023

  YMCA Community Market This weekend - Sunday 21st May  10:00am - 2:00pm FREE Event YMCA Bannockburn - 132 Milton Street, Bannockburn  Join us this SUNDAY 21st MAY

$200 Vouchers are still Available

May 04, 2023

  $200 Kids Vouchers are still available!   Don't forget fams, the 'Kids Get Active Vouchers' are still available for eligible families. Eligible children aged 0 - 18 years

Five reasons why kids should participate in team sports

April 27, 2023

  Five reasons why kids should participate in team sports. There are numerous benefits of children participating in team sports. Here are five reasons why kids should play team sports

Doing our bit

April 26, 2023

  Doing our bit ♻️ Have you seen our new uniforms? We think they look pretty cool... They're also pretty friendly, eco-friendly that is. At the Y, we're constantly looking a

Anzac Day in Australia

April 24, 2023

  Anzac Day in Australia. Celebrated annually on the 25th April, Anzac Day is one the most important days on the Australian calendar. It is a day of commemoration that ma

Last Call for Stallholders

April 24, 2023

  Last call for Stallholders 📣 Applications are closing soon for our market stallholders!   If you want to get involved, get in touch, call or send your applicati

Earth Day 2023 - Invest In Our Planet

April 20, 2023

  The world’s largest environmental movement. Did you know? Earth Day is a historical event that takes place on the 22nd of April every year. Every year, we take a moment to reflect

Autism Camp Australia

April 20, 2023

  Autism Camp Australia at YMCA Camp Wyuna! Launched in 2020, Autism Camp Australia (ACA) was created to fill a critical gap in services to autistic young people and their families.

Term Two enrolments are OPEN!

April 19, 2023

  Term Two enrolments are OPEN! Have too much fun over the Easter break? Ready to get the kids back into the swing of things?   We've got you covered!   With multiple

Indigenous Voice to Parliament Referendum

April 13, 2023

  Indigenous Voice to Parliament Referendum   Later this year the Australian people will vote in a referendum on including the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice,

A class for everybody

April 13, 2023

  A NEW Gymnastics class for everybody at North Geelong Arena!   Our NEW Gymsafe Allstars class sets us apart from the rest, due to our unique training structure which does no

Safeguarding @ the Y

April 12, 2023

  If you see something, say something.   At the Y we consider the safety and wellbeing of children and young people to be our highest priority. We believe in the power of inspir

Congratulations to our very own Alisha!

April 06, 2023

    Well done Alisha!    We are super excited and proud to share some great news - our very own Alisha Nurnaitis has been confirmed as a Change Agent for Cohort 5.0.

Congratulations to our Vic Champs Athletes!

April 05, 2023

  Congratulations to all our Victorian Championship athletes!   Over the weekend our athletes competed at the Victorian Championships at the North Geelong Arena.   We

Get the kids active this April

April 03, 2023

Does your little one want to run, jump, bat and bowl? Join us for Rookie Sports and they can do it all! (Plus more!)     At Rookie Sports kids aged 3-5 years old get the

The Victorian Championships is coming to the Arena

March 30, 2023

  The Senior Victorian Championships is coming to the Arena!     Join us at the North Geelong Arena this weekend as we watch our very own Y Geelong athletes compete in

School Holidays @ the Y Bannockburn

March 27, 2023

  Looking for something to do these School Holidays?   Join us at the Y Bannockburn for some holiday fun!     Join us this April at YMCA Bannockburn Stadium

YMCA Community Market 2023

March 22, 2023

  It's back! The Y Bannockburn Community Market 2023!   Local business owners, we want YOU!    Calling all small business owners, makers, bakers and creators! &

Aus Institute of Sport Elevate Coach Program

March 22, 2023

  Woo Hoo! Go Rhian!      Nineteen high performance pathway coaches are set to take their career to the next level after being appointed to the Australian Institute of

Become a Y Geelong Board Member 2023

March 20, 2023

  Become a Y Geelong Board Member   The Y Geelong is currently seeking expressions of interest from our community to join our Board to help drive change and deliver our Strategic Dire

Kids Get Active Vouchers are Back this March!

March 15, 2023

  Kids Get Active Vouchers   Great news families, the VicGov Kids Get Active Vouchers are back!    The Kids Get Active Vouchers are back this March 2023 Eligible childr

International Women's Day @ the Y Geelong

March 09, 2023

International Women's Day @ the Y Geelong!    Happy International Women's Day!   Massive shoutout to all the inspirational women who are leading the charge for a more equal

YMCA Geelong Victorian Youth Parliament Team

February 07, 2023

YMCA Geelong Victorian Youth Parliament Team    Are you aged between 16 - 25 and want to have your voice heard on a Parliamentary level? YMCA Geelong's Youth Parliament team is perfe

2022 YMCA Christmas Carols

December 07, 2022

YMCA Geelong present the 58th annual 2022 Carols by Candlelight Geelong Johnstone Park, GeelongChristmas Eve 20223pm – 10pmFREE Come celebrate the magic of Christmas with us as we head into our

2022 AGM Notice

October 13, 2022

NOTICE OF 2022 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING YOUNG MEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF GEELONG INC. (Registered No. A0025471J) &GEELONG AND DISTRICT YMCA YOUTH SERVICE Date: Monday, 7th November 2022 7.00

Become a Y Geelong Board Member!

September 21, 2022

JOIN OUR BOARD    We are looking for some new faces to join our board!    This is an exciting opportunity for community members to have a voice at the world’s leading you

Jake Bensted for GOLD 🥇

July 12, 2022

    Jake Bensted for GOLD 🥇   YMCA Judo superstar Jake Bensted has been selected to represent Australia in the Men's 73kg Judo competition at the 2022 Birmingham C

NAIDOC Week at the Y

July 05, 2022

    NAIDOC Week at the Y The Y acknowledges the tradtional owners of the land, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.&

School Holidays at the Y Bannockburn

June 28, 2022

  School Holidays at the Y Bannockburn  This school holidays head down to the Y Bannockburn for some AWESOME fun! Monday 4th July 10:00am - 11:30am Seniors Soft Tennis 10:00am -

Pride Month at the Y 🏳️‍🌈

June 21, 2022

    We all belong at the Y 🏳️‍🌈 This June the Y Geelong is celebrating its LGBTQI+ community and striving to create a safe, inclusive, and welcoming environment all y

YMCA project just the beginning for renewables fund

June 15, 2022

A GEELONG grassroots initiative to boost renewable energy infrastructure at local facilities has support from a state MP, with projects elsewhere in the region earmarked for future investment. Geelon

YMCA BCNA Community Market

May 18, 2022

    YMCA BCNA Community Market This weekend - Sunday 22nd May  10:00am - 2:00pm FREE Event YMCA Bannockburn - 132 Milton Street, Bannockburn  Join us this SUNDAY 2

Mums & Bubs Postnatal Fitness Classes @ the Y

May 02, 2022

    Mums & Bubs   Postnatal Fitness & Wellbeing Classes @ the Y   Come join us in a supportive environment for a fun hour of fitness training. Restore, improve and inc

Have Your Say - Masterplan Consultation

April 14, 2022

  Have your say! Masterplan Consultation   The Y Geelong are seeking stakeholder, user, customer and community input into the development of a masterplan for both: YMCA Camp Wyuna,

Kids 'Get Active' Vouchers March 2022

March 24, 2022

  VicGov 'Get Active' Kids Vouchers!     The Y Geelong Inc is officially a registered organisation for the VicGov 'Get Active Kids Vouchers!  That means you can use yo

A resource to help teens manage their money

March 23, 2022

      A new resource to help teens manage their money.   Around 94 per cent of teens aged 14 to 17 think it is important to manage their money, yet less than half (42 per

Calling All Market Stallholders

March 01, 2022

      Local business owners, we want YOU!    Calling all small business owners, makers, bakers and creators!   This May the Y Bannockburn, in conjunction w

Geelong Carols by Candlelight

December 20, 2021

Carols by Candlelight.   Geelong Carols by Candlelight is back for 2021!   Once again, the carols will be coming directly to your living rooms! So grab the family and prepare

Teen School Holiday Program

December 20, 2021

Get excited! This April we're launching our School Holiday Program for TEENS!    For high school children in year levels 7 - 9!   Our fully accredited School Holiday Teen

Christmas Closures 2021

December 16, 2021

Christmas Closures. The Y Geelong will be enjoying some much needed downtime this festive season. Please see below for each site's closure dates. Bannockburn Rec: Will be closing on the 23rd

2022 Annual Meeting

November 03, 2021

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING YOUNG MEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF GEELONG INC. (Registered No. A0025471J) & GEELONG AND DISTRICT YMCA YOUTH SERVICE Date: Sunday 21st November 2021- 1.00pm-

YMCA Covid Update

October 13, 2021

VACCINATION UPDATE 29th OCTOBER 2021   What's back & When Gymnastics Monday 1st November 2021 Newtown/ North Geelong/Bannockburn YMCA Basketball Club Training

Kids Vouchers!

October 07, 2021

        Get kids out and active again with a $200 voucher!   Kids VOUCHERS! Round 3 of the Get Active Kids Voucher Program is now open and closes on 30th Novem

Outdoor Sessions @ the Y Bannockburn!

September 15, 2021

      Outdoor Sessions @ the Y Bannockburn.   Get out of hibernation and come try a new activity at the Y!  We've got plenty of activities for kids of all ages, from

Lockdown Refund Guarantee ✅

August 30, 2021

  Lockdown Refund Guarantee. Want to book a party at the Y, but Covid woes got you down or questioning whether it's worth it or not? Don't stress! We've got your back!   The Y Geelo

School Leaver Program

June 11, 2021

School Leaver Program at the Y Geelong   Registrations for our 2024 program are now open! Did you graduate in 2022 or are about to graduate in ‘23? Kickstart your career with our Y Gee

Y's Response to the AHRC's Review- Gymnastics in Australia

May 13, 2021

The Y's Response to the Australian Human Rights Commission's Independant Review into Gymnastics in Australia   YMCA Geelong believes in the power of inspired young people and believes that yo

Donate to YMCA Geelong

January 01, 2021

Donate to the Y Geelong We believe in the power of inspired young people At the Y Geelong, we believe every young person deserves a chance to live their best life, no matter who they are or wher