231 – 8th Street
Brandon, MB R7A 3X2
Phone: 204-727-5456


The YMCA of Brandon a charitable association dedicated to providing quality programs and services for all individuals in the development of “Spirit, Mind and Body.”


The YMCA of Brandon first began in Brandon in 1886. Our first YMCA building was built in 1905. The second YMCA facility was built in 1966, operating until August, 2013. The new Dood Cristall Family YMCA opened August 26, 2013.


The YMCA of Brandon operates two outdoor community pools: the Kinsmen Centennial pool and the Kiwanis YMCA Keystone community pool, in addition to the YMCA facility pool as well operates all of the city’s community paddle pools and spray parks.


The YMCA operates 4 child care centres within the city as well as Before & After School recreational child care sites at 13 Brandon Schools to help working parents.


Some of the many other Programs and services offered include: