Court Closings sign now

The South YM-YWCA, EK YM-YWCA and the Downtown YM-YWCA (except one court), all in Winnipeg, are planning on closing all of their existing racquetball courts, leaving their members who play racquetball with no access to play their sport anymore. This is harmful to not only Racquetball, but to sport in general. If you do not agree with the YM-YWCAs decision to close these courts, please sign below.

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  • 22 December 2015250. T R
    I support this petition
  • 19 December 2015249. Ken W
    please don't close.
  • 17 December 2015248. Danika Clark
    I support this petition
  • 27 November 2015247. James Ericb
    Players and their families were there for the Y when we were not 1% of membership.Loyalty is out,number crunching business is in.
  • 16 November 2015246. Andy Mills
    so mad
  • 14 November 2015245. Wendy H
    I have played raquetball once a week for a long time now and it's hard enough to book a court time. How are we to even get a court time if there will only be one court for everyone??? One of the reasons I joined the Y was due to the courts...
  • 14 November 2015244. Justin L
    I cannot understand why the "Y" would want to replace an activity that is as much used as Raquetball. Those courts are always packed - one has to make a reservation a week in advance to get a court. I've also noticed that most of the raquetball players us
  • 06 November 2015243. Roger H
    I am most disappointed at the news of the proposed court closures. I've been a member of the EKY primarily because of the opportunity to play racquetball.What a wonderful experience this has proven to be as I've maintained my physical fitness while also d
  • 20 October 2015242. Susanne Md
    Please keep your racquetball courts open to encourage participation in physical activity.
  • 14 October 2015241. Johanne M
    We almost had the same thing happen in Saint John, NB. I am glad our YMCA did their homework and realized this was not as "savy" as they initially thought.
  • 24 September 2015240. Scott T
    are costs going down as services decrease?
  • 18 September 2015239. Scott Lynch
    im very mad
  • 07 September 2015238. Janet M
    I support this petition
  • 19 August 2015237. Sara Janes
    The letter I received from CEO Dave Young states that the YMCAs "continue to grow strongly with a greater focus on family-oriented and quality multi-use programming." Many kids and adults play racquetball so it seems to me that this sport fits right in wi
  • 17 July 2015236. David H
    I thought the courts were busy! Doesn't make sense!
  • 18 June 2015235. Heather H
    The YMCA seems to have abandoned the players who have supported them, fundraised for them, replaced aging equipment with money raised thorugh Bingo's, supplied free instructors to attract new members. My membership will definitely be cancelled if the cour
  • 30 May 2015234. Brady Carney
    I support this petition
  • 09 May 2015233. Aaron G
    I'm excited about playing at the Junior R. Nationals at the end of the month, but I'm very mad that I can't play anymore after that.
  • 21 March 2015232. Georgina P
    I'm very disappointed with this decision
  • 20 March 2015231. Tobie B
    I will consider cancelling my membership if this goes through. I know that the courts at south Y are very heavily used and I can't understand this decision.
  • 12 March 2015230. Glenda B
    I am very upset at the decision to close the courts at the E.K. Y. My son has been a member for many years and has been playing raquetball for as long as he has been able to play. He is now 14 and raquetball is the only reason he is still a member at the
  • 07 March 2015229. Ken G
    I support this petition
  • 07 March 2015228. Caitilin Page
    I support this petition
  • 21 February 2015227. Jim M
    I will be cancelling my family membership
  • 19 February 2015226. Shelley T
    I support this petition
  • 14 February 2015225. Jonathan H
    I am a South YMCA member only because of the racquet ball courts.
  • 12 February 2015224. Tim D
    Where an opportunity exists to teach the youth of today that there is a world beyond there video monitors it is our responsibility as adults to ensure this battle is not lost. There are so many opportunities through racquetball to teach our kids about spo

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Ladonna VazquezBy:
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Petition target:
YM-YWCA Head Office


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