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News & Events from the YWCA | Monthly Archives: August 2017

Yoga For Cancer

Cancer patients who practice yoga as therapy during their treatment often refer to their yoga practice as a life-saver. The healing power of yoga helps both cancer patients and cancer survivors. No matter how sick from treatments and no matter how little energy, many find that the one thing that would bring relief were a […]

Kids Learning Code at the YWCA

From YouTube, to Wikipedia, the websites we click on every single day all have one thing in common – HTML & CSS! Kids Learning Code and YWCA Saskatoon are excited to announce an experience that offers kids the opportunity to leverage creativity to build an online web presence. The workshop will focus on reading and […]

More Than a Safe Place

YWCA transitional housing program is a real “turning point” Looking up at the YWCA building from Saskatoon’s Kinsmen Park, you see a row of windows belonging to a group of incredibly determined women, residents in the YWCA Turning Points program. Located on one floor in the Crisis Shelter and Residence are 14 spaces for women […]

I Have Aged. I Am Not Physically Capable Any More!

Writing about this subject was a big deal for me. Since I started working at YWCA Fitness on 25th, I have been hearing mostly from older adults that they have aged and are not physically capable of doing things any more. After a while, I decided to go to fitness classes where mostly seniors attend, […]

Fall 2017 Red Cross Swimming Lessons

Welcome to the YWCA Saskatoon’s Red Cross Swimming Lesson Program.  We are currently registering for the 2017 Fall Session of our Red Cross Swimming Lessons. See our schedule of fall adult and children lessons further down this page. Visit Here for Online Registration  If you would prefer to register over the phone call 306-244-0944 extension 100. Or […]

Job Hunting Tips For 2017

The way we go about getting jobs has changed. Through technology and the networks that offer more intel on our prospective employers, we are better prepared than ever to find the right career path. According to Janice Clements-Skelton, Chief Human Resources Officer with EBI Consulting and a member of the Society for Human Resource Management’s […]

The Iceland Challenge 2017: breathtaking views and a challenging terrain

The Royal LePage team has shared a beautiful video showcasing the vast and every-changing terrain of Iceland. The teams hiked this challenging landscape to raise funds and awareness in support of shelters and community resources within our city. This challenge involved raising 85% of their funds for 2 Saskatoon shelters, the YWCA Crisis Shelter & Residence […]

Fitness on 25th Story: Jason and Janice

Janice and Jason are two of our wonderful members. From the first time I saw them, I was so impressed by their dedication and hard work. Watching them work out was a true motivation for me when I was supposed to work out after a long day at work. Since January 2017, Janice has lost […]