Posts by Vanessa Smit

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  • A Summer To Remember

    Posted 06/09/2017 4:25:51 PM by Vanessa Smit

    Imagine how one summer can change your life! That's what over 700 Canadian youth did when they joined the Summer Works Student Exchange program (SWSE). For six-weeks students from across Canada switched places to learn about a new part of Canada, improve their communication skills, and gain valuable work experience.

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    exchange, student, summer
  • Together In Movement and Exercise (TIME™)

    Posted 10/08/2017 3:55:00 PM by Vanessa Smit

    Do you or a loved one have mobility concerns? TIME™ (Together in Movement and Exercise) has now officially launched at the Robert Lee YMCA. This evidence-based exercise program is designed for adults with stroke, acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis and other mobility concerns. Recently the Y has formed a new partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health to help fill a gap for stroke survivors in the Vancouver community. TIME™ will continue to help participants in a supportive, inclusive community environment.

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  • Hoop Dreams Do Come True

    Posted 10/08/2017 3:54:47 PM by Vanessa Smit

    What do you get when you mix two NBA athletes with 100+ kids? You get a gym full of bright-eyed, eager young athletes. At the end of July, five deserving Y basketball participants had the opportunity to attend the first Kelly Olynyk basketball skills clinic at the Richmond Oval. Kelly Olynyk, a former Boston Celtic, now Miami Heat athlete was joined by Danny Green of the San Antonio Spurs, and a team of outstanding coaches for the two-day basketball camp. 

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    Basketball, Danny Green, Gold Level Sporting Events, Kelly Olynyk, NBA, SNYB Basketball, Victory Creative Group, Youth Basketball