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A special, limited-time offer for YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg members!


From July 15 to December 31, 2022 YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg members, using our Downtown Y for community services, fitness programs or classes, swimming and drop-in activities, will now be eligible for a daily maximum of 2 hours of FREE parking


Here’s how it works:

  1. Park in the Portage Place Parkade –  located under the Portage Place Shopping Mall
  2. Take note of your license plate number (do not pay at the parking stations)
  3. Register your plate at the Y Winnipeg Membership Services desk immediately upon entering the branch
  4. Enjoy your workout!


A few things to take note of:

  • Free parking is for a daily maximum of 2 consecutive hours only
  • Vehicle must be parked in the Portage Place underground parkade. Street parking and outside lots are not included
  • Y Members must be using the Downtown Y facilities to take advantage of this offer
  • License plate must be registered with Downtown Y membership team


Conditions & Restrictions

Y Winnipeg members are responsible for any additional costs associated with parking past the 2-hour daily maximum as well as any parking tickets and or tows. Free 2-hour parking is applicable during Downtown Y operating hours only. Free 2-hour parking will not be offered during special event days held downtown (ie: hockey games, concerts, parades) – a calendar of such events will be posted online and in-branch once received.