Lunenburg County King Street YMCA Youth Centre

Record #: TOB0020
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 21 Feb 2024


Located In Bridgewater
Where To Find Us
King Street YMCA Youth Centre
416 King St
Bridgewater, NS B4V 1M7
Areas Served South Shore Region


Phone 902-530-3392
Contact Kim Whitman-Mansfield, Youth Director, YMCA of Southwest Nova Scotia; Phone: (Business) (902) 530-3392; Email:
Mailing Address YMCA of Southwest Nova Scotia 
75 High St 
Bridgewater, NS B4V 1V8

Description & Services

Information We aim to increase social awareness and emphasize the importance of the community’s role in the development of all youth. 
Our main goals of the youth programs are: 
- to engage youth through sport and recreational activity 
- increase youth awareness of healthy living 
- to provide youth with skills for personal development and leadership ability 
- ensure all youth have the skills necessary to achieve their fullest potential 
At the King Street YMCA Youth Centre, we offer a range of free drop-in programming for youth 11 - 18 years of age! For dates, times, and further information, please call or visit our website. 
All programs are FREE! 
Youth Leader Program  
Time: 6:00—7:30 
This program prioritizes leadership training through participation in skill development session, teamwork, self-government and volunteer placement. Through workshops, guest speakers, activities, role playing, etc. Youth are engaged in present day issues, solution focused techniques, and skill building activities that will give them the tools they need to be the leaders of today.  
Cook It Up — Cook & Learn — Pre-registration required (limit of 2-3 youth per session) 
Time: 4:00 — 5:30 
Youth who have pre-registered, help staff prepare a meal for their peers for the Food & Fun program. Youth will learn food costs, grocery budgeting tips, food safety, cooking techniques, and meal planning. All groceries will be provided. Copies of all recipes are available to youth who wish to take them home. To pre-register, contact Tate Vachon, Recreation Program Lead by email: 
Food & Fun & Chill Zone — Drop in 
Time: 5:30— 9:00 
A chance for youth to gather, enjoy a home cooked meal together cooked by other youth and socialize with new friends.  
Chill Zone — Drop In 
Time: 1:00— 4:00 

Chill Zone - Drop In 
7:30 - 9:00 
Chill and enjoy all the youth centre has to offer! Pool table, air hockey table, foosball table, over 40 board games, Xbox, Wii, video games, and Wi-Fi.
Eligibility Ages: 11 year(s) - 18 year(s)
Hours Wednesday 6PM - 9PM 
Friday 4PM - 9PM 
Saturday 1PM - 4PM
Dates All year
Accessibility Partially Wheelchair Accessible - Two entry points - one accessible entry with ramp Accessible washroom

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