About YMCA of Medicine Hat


Who we are

The YMCA of Medicine Hat, a charity supported by volunteers, is devoted to enriching our community by providing services to people of all ages within a safe, healthy environment that enhances personal wellness.


What we do


The YMCA of Medicine Hat is here to help you and your family thrive through programs that make you healthier! Stop by either branch to experience the wide variety of programs/activities that we offer!

Preschool\Youth Programs

Child Minding

Birthday Parties

Adult Programs

Swim Lessons/Programs*

Living Fit Program*

Personal Training 

Climbing Wall*

Walking/Running Track**

Fitness Classes


Cardio Centers

Weight Rooms

Day Camps

Overnight Camps

High Ropes Course/Facility Rentals at YMCA Camp Elkwater

*Downtown specific
**South Ridge specific



High Ropes Course

Located in beautiful Elkwater, Alberta, our one-of-a-kind High Ropes Course is the perfect activity to challenge any adrenaline junky, team or group!  

This course is a sequence of challenging obstacles located in a forest setting. There are six 50 ft poles with twelve different elements. *Our high ropes course staff and participants must be wearing necessary safety equipment*

Participants will find, after they have completed the course, they will have enhanced their self-confidence, physical fitness, interpersonal competence, and social interaction. 

Single Climber, Group, and Team Building Packages available. 

For more information, please contact Gregg at gregg@medicinehatymca.ca or 403.527.4426 ext. 108


YMCA Camp Elkwater Rentals

From corporate events and family reunions to specialized team building experiences and weddings, let our discreet, tucked away property provide your group with a unique opportunity to come together and explore new ideas.

Private functions and event rentals are available from all year and offer comfortable accommodation and an environment that encourages reflection and active team-building. Ditch the traffic and noise of the city and dive into the lush nature of YMCA Camp Elkwater for your next private function or event.

To learn more, check availability or to book a complimentary tour or information session, contact rhonda@medicinehatymca.ca or 403-527-4426 ext 118.