On your own or with your family, join the Challenge!

Define your objectives for each challenge

Fitness Challenge

For example:
Run 5K, walk 10,000 steps a day, beat your push-up record, swim 100 laps, participate in three virtual workouts a week, eat a green vegetable at each meal…

Mental Health Challenge

For example:
Spend 30 minutes outdoors every lunch hour, plan a weekly virtual dinner with friends, meditate 10 minutes a day, dance to your favourite song every morning…

Community Challenge

For example:
Create a photo album with your kids and send it to grandma and grandpa, plant a tree, a garden, or flowers, support local growers or artisans…

How to participate

  1. Click here and create a fundraising page by clicking on “Fundraise.” You can then choose to fundraise on your own, create a team, or join an existing one*.
  2. Personalize your welcome message with your three overall health goals.
  3. Make a donation to support the YMCA camps on your individual page or on the page of the person you want to encourage.
  4. Share your fundraising page and rise to the Challenge!

You can even win participation prizes. Check back in here on June 1 for all the details!

We use Simplyk, the only platform for non-profits giving us 100% of your donations. A contribution to support them will be suggested at confirmation.

*If you are already participating in a Y program, contact the person in charge to see if a program team is planned.
*Is your company participating in the Challenge? Visit our Company Zone to join your team.

Questions? Contact Christelle Kouadio at 514 849-5331 ext 1215 or at

Let people know about your challenge and discover small acts you can do every day

Starting on June 1, download our digital tools to help you promote your Challenge.

And get the YMCA Challenge Passport to discover daily acts you can do with your friends and family.

Download tools

We will share a host of tools to motivate you and help you promote your challenge and fundraise.

Check back in often, we will be adding new tools regularly.

Join the YMCA Challenge Facebook group!

Discover the challenges of other members and share your successes!

YMCA Holiday Raffle

Support youth in your community and get a chance to win fabulous prizes!