YMCA OF AUBURN-LEWISTON
Hours
62 Turner Street: (Mon-Fri) 4:30a-9p; (Sat-Sun) 7a-5p
The Y at CMMC: (Mon-Thur) 5a-9p; (Fri) 5a-8p; (Sat) 7a-1p (Sun) 7a-Noon

News

Upcoming June Programs!

May 31, 2016

 We're starting summer off right with our upcoming June Programs!Beat the heat with our youth swim lessons or sweat it out with adult basketball. We also have a new Group Core class, programs for teens, free family bike sessions, and of course, our returning summer camps. SUMMER HOURSEffective May 31Monday-Friday, 4:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.Saturday-Sunday, 7:00… read more…

Free organized bike rides to prepare for the Dempsey Challenge!

May 24, 2016

GET OUT AND RIDE!WHEN: Sundays, 9am (May 22 - June 26)WHERE: Rides will meet at Bates Mill #5 parking lotThese rides are FREE! (Rain or shine!)Join us to prepare you and your family for the Dempsey Challenge or just get out in the fresh air to ride, through weekly FREE organized bike rides this summer in Lewiston/Auburn and surrounding areas.This group is for ANYONE looking to get a little more riding in, or for those who want to gain some experience and comfort on… read more…

Y receives $3,500 sponsorship from Mechanics Savings Bank

May 18, 2016

We are excited to announce that the Y has received a donation of $3,500 from our partners at Mechanics Savings Bank. The funds will go toward family and youth activities and our financial assistance program.Mechanics Savings Bank has been a leadership level donor to the Y for the last 10 years. Richard Roy, executive vice president and chief banking officer, presented the check to Y CEO Steve Wallace on May 3 at the bank’s new administrative campus on Minot Avenue in… read more…

You're Invited: Noche Mexicana event June 8

May 16, 2016

Event Date: Wednesday, June 8Time: All DayJoin us at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, 180 Center Street in Auburn all day on Wednesday, June 8.Margaritas will host a Noche Mexicana Fundraiser and donate 20% of pre-taxed food and beverage sales from participating families, friends and supporters to our YMCA youth programs. You can choose items from any of their menus.We hope to see you there as we celebrate the end of another great school year and the start of summer. We will be giving away Y… read more…

Sen. Angus King's staff at the Y, May 12

May 11, 2016

A representative from Sen. Angus King's office will be tabling at the YMCA Thursday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to noon.The visit is part of Sen. King's "Your Government, Your Neighborhood" initiative, designed to connect Maine people to their elected officials.Sen. King's team describes the program, "We believe in the value of people-to-people connections, and our staff is committed to serving the people of Maine by getting out of the office and into your community."If you have questions or are… read more…

Call for Nominations: YMCA Hall of Fame 2016

May 10, 2016

We are now accepting nominations for the second annual YMCA Hall of Fame. You're invited to submit your nominations online or using our paper form. Submit a nominationEligibilityNominees may be current or former staff, volunteers, Y members, board members, ambassadors, advocates or community partners. Anyone may submit a nomination, to include nominations by friends or relatives of deceased candidates. Selected inductees will represent inspirational leadership and dedication to our… read more…

Y Blog: Things That Matter - Moving Forward at the YMCA and In Our Community

April 26, 2016

by Steven W. Wallace, Chief Executive OfficerThere is a lot of chatter throughout Lewiston and Auburn about the YMCA and where our organization is headed. I want to take this opportunity to offer insight into the projects we are pursuing and why they matter for you, your family and our community.First, we are considering a move to Bates Mill #5 in partnership with Central Maine Medical Center. Our vision is to create a fully integrated medical health, wellness, and fitness facility. Featuring… read more…

Mother's Day Ride

April 26, 2016

Sunday, May 89:15 - 10:15 a.m.Free to Y members, $5 non-membersCalling all mothers and grandmothers: We're hosting a special Group Cycle class just for you this Mother's Day! Sign up to join us Sunday, May 8. Space is limited! We'll enjoy coffee and muffins after class, and all participants will be entered to win a special Mother's Day basket.For more information, contact Marcie Hird at mhird@alymca.org or 207-795-4095. read more…

Pickleball clinic April 29

April 19, 2016

Join us Friday, April 29, for a free Pickleball clinic with Paul Amnott.When: April 29, Noon - 1 p.m.Where: YMCA GymnasiumFree and open to the public.Pickleball is a low-impact sport that combines ping pong, tennis and badminton for a fast-paced, fun cardio activity appropriate for all ages. The clinic will cover proper grip, serving, dinking (yes, dinking), scoring, ready position, strategy, and helpful do's and don'ts.Paul Amnott is a former athletic director at… read more…

Y Blog: Stronger together - Building a healthier, happier community with the YMCA

April 5, 2016

by Steve Wallace, CEOIn my last column, I discussed the YMCA's rich history, charitable philosophy, and commitment to serving the people of the greater Androscoggin area.But how does a nonprofit organization like the Y, which has existed for nearly 150 years, stay relevant in the face of rapidly changing health and community needs? Every piece of research and data tells us that we need places like the Y now more than ever. The Community Health Needs Assessment commissioned by Central… read more…