Record #: KNA2126
Last Modified: 17 May 2023
Last Full Update: 17 May 2023

Contact Information

Mailing Address PO Box V1Y 1W1 
YMCA Community Division 
2949 Pandosy Street, 201 
Kelowna, BC 
Canada V1Y 1W1
Office Phone 250.317.7980
Primary Contact Jan Locke, Manager Mindfulness Programs, YMCA; Email:
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Description & Services

Service Details Mental wellness groups to support young people with anxiety to learn healthy coping strategies so they can live a rich and meaningful life. 
- Trained staff with Masters Degrees in Counselling facilitate psycho-educational workshops using the evidence-based approach of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) 
- Participants learn how to practice a variety of mindfulness activities in a welcoming, safe and inclusive group environment 
- Life exercises are sent home on a weekly basis to support participants to integrate their learned healthy coping strategies  
- Group sessions are held at Y facilities, safe and non-stigmatizing community settings 
- Youth have the opportunity to connect with each other and realize they are not alone 
- Program participants receive a complimentary Y membership for the duration of the program to encourage incorporating physical activity into their lives to increase mental wellness and health
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) - 30 year(s)
How to Apply Email to register for an information session
Cost Free


Address & Map
Kelowna Family Y
375 Hartman Rd
Kelowna, BC
Canada V1X 2M9
Located In Community Kelowna

Other Details

Languages English