What’s Happening at the YWCA

News & Events from the YWCA | Monthly Archives: December 2016

24/7 Community Organizations and Holiday Hours

What do holiday hours look like at a 24/7 community based organization? Today, and during the next week, many of our dedicated YWCA staff members are working long hours and extra shifts. Instead of spending the holidays with their own families, they are giving their time to families who are staying in our crisis shelter […]

Fitness on 25th Holiday Hours

Fitness on 25th Holiday Hours: December 24th: Pool is Closed. Fitness on 25th Closed at 6:00pm. December 25th: Closed December 26th: Closed December 31st: Pool is Closed. Fitness on 25th Closed at 6:00pm. January 1st: Closed Happy Holidays!

How DO They Do It: YWCA Fitness Programs as Unique as You Are

YWCA fitness programs fill a niche in our city that are truly individualized. The YWCA tends to attract many avid fitness enthusiasts, but at the same time, it caters to beginning fitness members who are just getting started, or experiencing health or mobility issues. With an extensive cardio and weight room, gymnasium, yoga studio and […]

YWCA Youth Program says Thank-You to Twisted Goods!

The YWCA Youth Program would like to give a shout out to Twisted Goods for donating a S’well water bottle as a prize for our Countdown to Christmas Challenge!! The Countdown to Christmas Challenge is a way to positively reward the young women that live at the YWCA for doing everyday tasks including chores, going […]

Nutrition Monday: Cranberry Orange Holiday Punch

Recipe: Cranberry Orange Holiday Punch Ingredients 1 Apple 1 Cup Cranberries 7 Orange Wedges 1/3 Cup Raw Agave 7 Cinnamon Sticks 2 Cups Apple Cider 2 Cups Club Soda 3 Cups Cranberry Juice 1/3 Cup Orange Juice Concentrate 1 Cup Ice        

Thank You Co-op!!

A big thank you to Saskatoon Co-op Floral at Circle Centre Mall for donating a stunning batch of flowers! The women and children who reside at the YWCA Crisis Shelter & Residence each have a beautiful little bouquet to brighten their rooms. It may be freezing outside, but thanks to Co-op Floral, the YWCA shelter […]

Sunday Fun-day Ornament Making!

Today on this busy last Sunday before Christmas the residents at the YWCA Crisis Shelter took a break from the hustle and bustle and did some crafting! Today we made some ornaments and put our creativity to use. We had children and adults take part and the outcome was some beautiful ornaments!

Santa Visited the YWCA!

Santa and Mrs. Clause stopped by the shelter for a visit before Christmas Eve! The kids enjoyed cookies and milk while they waited for their chance to sit with Santa and Mrs. Clause.  Santa even brought some early presents for the children, and the women as well. We had Amanda Andre as our photographer to capture […]

Healthy Christmas Treats

Veggie Tree Platter 3 cups fresh broccoli florets 14 grape tomatoes ½ orange bell pepper, cut into strips Yellow bell pepper for star and trunk Rinse and thoroughly dry vegetables. Trim broccoli floret stems. Arrange broccoli on serving platter to form tree shape and tomatoes to form ornaments. Arrange orange bell pepper to form garland […]

Employment and Learning Centre Employment Search Tip

Should you fax or email your resume for a job posting? Most companies will make it clear what process they want to receive your response to their advertisement, but some give the option of both. Which is better?  Faxing is a good way to get your resume into the hands of an employer, but email […]