• 2018 Bow Valley Women of Distinction Awards

    Each year, Change Makers is our opportunity to celebrate the trailblazing women of the Bow Valley who our affecting positive change on a local and global scale. This year, our winners are Dr. Elizabeth Hall-Findlay,… READ MORE

  • Nominate a 2018 Woman of Distinction | YWCA Banff

      Do you know an outstanding woman in our community who has made a lasting difference in the lives of women and girls in the Bow Valley and beyond? Consider nominating her for a Bow… 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


    We love nothing more than when our community friends unite in support of making the Bow Valley a thriving environment for everyone. This July, we’re thrilled to be a part of the Banff 150: Slats… READ MORE

  • CHANGE MAKERS: Celebrating Women Who Impact Change & Inspire Action

    On March 8, 2018, YWCA Banff invites you to join us to celebrate International Women’s Day and the Bow Valley Women of Distinction Awards at our Change Makers evening. International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually… READ MORE

  • International Women’s Day

    On March 3, 2016, YWCA Banff and Soroptimist International are proud to present this year’s guest speaker for International Women’s Day: Natalie Panek.  Rocket scientist, explorer, and advocate for women in tech – Natalie is on a… READ MORE

  • Week Without Violence

    Each year during the third week of October, Canadians bond with people in over 90 countries around the world to mark YWCA’s Week Without Violence™, a week-long series of community events promoting diverse approaches to creating… READ MORE

  • Women’s Circle

    Women’s Circle A support group for women to share and explore, empower, build skills, and encourage one another to live authentically in mind, body, heart and spirit. Circles convene weekly for 2 hours for 8… READ MORE

  • Rose Campaign 2016

    December 6 is Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The date is etched in history by the shooting deaths of 14 women in 1989 in Montreal at l’Ecole Polytechnique. Canadians… READ MORE