YOMA celebrates the new community stage

On April 12, Youth of Manotick Association (YOMA) held an event at the Manotick Arena, in the newly renovated Kiwanis Community Hall.  The event was to thank and recognize United Way PCL Hard Hat Heroes Fund.  As part of the Arena Expansion project, YOMA successfully applied for funds from this grant for the purchase of […]

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 was Red Carpet Night.  Sure […]

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 a great time.  We are […]

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, the Shiverfest committee and the […]

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 Tech Help afternoon with the […]

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.  Good thing since a few […]

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 home for YOMA.  Thank you […]

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 so generously donated to YOMA […]