• YOMA returns to the Arena

    After the fire and during the renovations at the Manotick Arena, YOMA moved to Manotick United Church for a year.  We are so grateful to the church for giving us a home during that time. On March 2 we returned to the newly renovated and expanded Arena.  Our first Drop-In

  • Scott Moffatt Golf4Youth Classic

    On July 7, during National Take a Kid to the Course Week, YOMA and Richmond Youth Centre held our first Scott Moffatt Golf4Youth Classic presented this year by Caivan Communities.  It was a hot, humid day at Canadian Golf and Country Club but the golfers, both youth and adult, had

  • Shiverfest Bake Sale

    The YOMA youth salesperson extraordinaire, Reese, made sure that the Bake Sale table was a near sellout.  Thank you to the staff at RBC and to all of the YOMA families who baked and donated items for the sale.  There may have been a fire at the Arena, but MVCA,

  • 2016 A Busy Summer

    We had a great summer at YOMA with lots of fun activities in the community.  We had our annual barbecue lunch for some our friends at ROSSS.  The heat that day sent us all indoors and the Legion was able to help us out with a location.  We had a

  • Dickinson Day

    Thank you Kiwanis Club of Manotick for organizing another exciting, action-filled weekend.  Here are some YOMA youth having a great time in the parade.  Thank you Dani of Mothership Photography for the photo!

  • YOMA visits local schools

    Last month the YOMA Facilitators visited local schools to remind the youth of the programs we offer.  Thank you to St. Leonard Elementary, St. Mark High School and Kars on the Rideau Public School for making us feel welcome.  

  • CPR – AED Training Course

    On Friday, September 25 YOMA was able to offer a free CPR – AED training course to 20 YOMA youth.  This was made possible thanks to funding secured by Nepean Rideau Osgoode Community Resource Centre for this purpose.  The course filled up quickly and we even had a waiting list.

  • Big News for Manotick and YOMA

    On Friday, June 30, MP Pierre Poilievre announced that half of the funds needed for the Arena expansion will come to Manotick through the “Canada 150th Infrastructure Grant”.  The Arena expansion will include larger change rooms and more community space.  Some of that space will be designated for a permanent

  • Manotick Kiwanis Club donates $1000 to YOMA youth programming

    The Manotick Kiwanis Club recently made a generous donation of $1000 to YOMA.  Kiwanis Club president Jeff Kashin presented the cheque to YOMA Board President, Janice Domaratzki.  The local Kiwanis Club initiated a 50/50 draw and named YOMA as the recipient.  The draw was made at Dickinson Days.  The money

  • Congratulations to our Movie Night raffle winner, Ella Marks

    Congratulations to our Movie Night raffle winner, Ella Marks.  She won a Cineplex gift card and a basket full of snack food.after entering in our raffle at the Dickinson Days booth.  It was a fun day.  Thank you to everyone who stopped by to enter the draw, buy popcorn and