The Mission of the YWCA Banff is empowering women, girls and our community through leadership development, advocacy, and provision of relevant programming and services.



  • Nominate a 2018 Woman of Distinction | YWCA Banff

    Nominations for the 2018 Bow Valley Women of Distinction Awards are now open! Nominations close on Monday January 15, 2018 at 12 pm MST. Do you know an outstanding woman in our community who has… READ MORE

  • VINEart Gala Auction

    YWCA Banff is thrilled to announce the return of our VINEart Gala Auction to the Fairmont Banff Springs on March 3, 2018. We look forward to welcoming our generous supporters to an inspiring evening of… READ MORE

  • Rose Campaign 2017

    YWCA Banff will be hosting an evening reception and film screening of “A Better Man” on December 6, 2017, at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in Banff. “A Better Man” (2017) is a Canadian… READ MORE


    Do you know an outstanding woman in our community who has made a lasting difference in the lives of women and...

    In 1989, the first Rose Button read: First Mourn, Then Work for Change. We need to memorialize while taking real action to end violence against women. #16days #NOTokay #Rememberthe14


    Tickets are now on sale for everyone’s favourite evening of Song & Story! Songs for Shelter is returning to the Canmore Miners’ Union Hall on Friday, January 12, 2018.
    Come celebrate the start of the New Year with local musicians Pat “Sully” Sullivan, Mike Petroff, Gord March, and Julia Lynx as they treat the audience to fantastic tunes and stories of Old Canmore.

    Advance tickets available to purchase online at

    Or starting next week, purchase your tickets at March's Floor Covering West, Shoes t' Boot, or with the YWCA Banff's Guest Services team. Tickets are $20 and all event proceeds benefit the Bow Valley Women’s Emergency Shelter.

    #songsforshelter #ybanff #localmusicians
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