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Over a century of developing healthy minds, bodies and spirits.

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August is Drowning Impact Awareness Month

Posted on August 4, 2015

YMCA swimming lessons and drowning prevention programs teach children to be safe around water and educate adults on what to look for. This year, our Water Safety initiative reached 30,000…

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Getting to Know Kevin Washington

Posted on August 3, 2015

Great Boston Globe article introducing the new President of the YMCA of the USA, Kevin Washington. Click the picture below.    

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Upcoming Events

Zumba® at the Northwest Valley Y!

Aug 5, 2015
Northwest Valley Family YMCA

If you haven’t tried the hottest group fitness class to sweep the globe … Wednesday, August 5th is the day to be courageous! All of our Y’s offer FREE Zumba…

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Free Zumba Class!

Aug 5, 2015

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Lincoln Downtown Y – Parent’s Night Out

Aug 7, 2015
Lincoln Family Downtown Y

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER! KIDS AGES 3-12: Join us for a puppy party!  We will doing dog crafts and playing dog games and watching Scooby Doo! PARENTS: Take the night…

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For the Y, providing “every opportunity to reach farther” is a very real promise we make to this community. It means that your YMCA—an organization with the capacity and will to inspire positive and lasting social change—is pursuing a mission to do just that. So what does that mean for you?


It means reaching farther to help children and teens reach their full potential through value–based programs, including child care and educational programs, sports and activities, summer day camps, overnight camps, swim programs, teen leadership programs, events,
and clubs. Each opportunity builds skills, self-confidence, positive peer relationships—and unimagined successes.


It means providing every opportunity to help our members achieve their goals for peak health and well-being by offering unparalleled support, guidance, resources, and facilities. We know that our considerable expertise will lead hundreds to achieve their wellness goals and get on a path to a healthier life.


It means creating a community that reaches out to give back—helping our most vulnerable and deserving neighbors achieve their dreams for better lives. The YMCA’s social service programs—including initiatives in education, health, character-building, cultural understanding, leadership, vocational training, the arts and more—inspire hope, create new opportunities for success and meaningfully change futures.