YMCA OF AUBURN-LEWISTON
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YMCA at 62 Turner St. | Mon–Fri: 4:30 a.m.–9 p.m. | Sat–Sun: 7 a.m.–2 p.m.
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News

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…

Healthy Kids Day celebrates the WOW! factor

April 4, 2016

On Saturday, April 30, the YMCA of Auburn-Lewiston is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. Healthy Kids Day takes place noon to 3 p.m. at 62 Turner Street in Auburn. The event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is encouraged. The first 75 youth registered receive a free gift from the Y.Featured activities include Kids Zumba, family swim, planting and cooking to motivate and teach families how to develop healthy… read more…

April programs at the Y

March 31, 2016

Celebrate spring at the Y with new and returning programs, including Healthy Kids Day, Couch to 5K, and Water Walking.Healthy Kids Day: All are welcome to the YMCA’s annual Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 30. Activities include swimming, crafts, obstacle courses, and more. Free and open to the public. First 75 registrants receive a free cinch bag. April Vacation Camp: For children grades K–6. Includes outdoor scavenger hunt, movie day, crafts, Kids Zumba, a field trip and… read more…

April Vacation Camp

March 15, 2016

Spring Break is nearly here, but it's business as usual for the adults in your home. Need child care? Sign up your student for April Vacation Camp at the YMCA! Open to children in grades K - 6.April 18 - 22Time: available 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.Weekly rate: $130 Y members; $140 non-membersActivities will include: An outdoor scavenger huntfield tripKids Zumba with instructor Megan Skillingon-site movie and popcornswim and gym timearts and craftsgamescomputer time at the Y's new Digital Discovery… read more…