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Get answers to frequently asked questions about the Bettie Allard YMCA.


Do you have questions about the Bettie Allard YMCA? Then you’re in the right place! See below for some answers to frequently asked questions.

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Q: When will I be able to tour the facility?   

The community is now invited to come to the Bettie Allard YMCA to tour the facility, learn about our membership offerings and our special pre-opening offer. Tours are currently available from Monday to Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and can be booked HERE. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Q: What is included in the special pre-opening offer?

Join in 2022 and you will:

  • Receive priority pick for swim lessons
  • Pay no joiner fee
  • Secure your 2022 rate until the end of 2023

You can learn more HERE.

Q: When will the facility be open for use?  

Access and use of the facility by members is scheduled for early January 2023. For the latest updates, please visit

Q: What was the purpose of the invite-only event that took place on November 26th?  

On Saturday, November 26th, the YMCA had the opportunity to bring together and thank our partners, donors and volunteers who have played a significant role in bringing the Bettie Allard YMCA to Coquitlam. 

Q: What is the address for the Bettie Allard YMCA?  

The Bettie Allard YMCA is located at 555 Emerson Street in Coquitlam (near the Burquitlam Skytrain Station).    

Q: Where can I learn about available job and volunteer opportunities at the Bettie Allard YMCA?  

To learn about our current opportunities or to apply to be a volunteer, please visit: When you join our team at the YMCA, you'll get the satisfaction of knowing you are helping people, gaining experience that can benefit your own personal goals, and joining a team that is committed to helping people of all ages lives happier, healthier lives.  

We encourage you to share this link with anyone in your network who might be interested in joining our staff and volunteer community.   

Q: Will there be child care available at the Bettie Allard YMCA? 

We will not have a licensed child care program. However, we will have YMCA Childminding, which is a service that offers parents the opportunity to enjoy programs and activities while their children enjoy a safe, interactive and fun environment for up to two hours. This service is only available while parents remain at the YMCA and there is an additional fee to access our childminding service. 

Q: Will there be spaces at the Bettie Allard YMCA that can be rented out for private use or events? 

There are plans to have our Family Centre available as a rental space for private events. At this time, the focus will be to finalize all YMCA programming that will operate in the Family Centre, which will then help us determine the future opportunities to rent out this space.