Month: May 2023

May 31, 2023

Family Members All Take Swimming Lessons

AFTER A NEAR DROWING,  Family Members All Take Swimming Lessons Y member Dapo Olagbaju realized it was time to learn to swim when he had a scary experience while wading in the ocean at Wingaersheek Beach in Gloucester, Massachusetts. “I almost drowned. A few minutes before, my son, daughter, wife, and I were wading in… Read more »

May 24, 2023

The Y: A Community Resource and Mutual Appreciation

MEET JAMILA-ASHANTI SCALES  Jamila-Ashanti Scales started working at the Y when she was 16-years-old. “My mom wanted my brother and I to have skills that would benefit us: First Aid training, CPR, AED training, lifeguard training.  After finishing her lifeguard training, she joined the staff and never looked back. She’s now studying International Affairs and… Read more »

May 17, 2023

The Y: A Place Where Whole-Person Wellness is Addressed

Meet Health Coach Tina DeMember We are happy to introduce Tina DeMember, a new member of our staff team helping us expand our offerings through the new Well Being Center. Tina will be leading workshops, such as the “Introduction to Plant Based Eating” workshop on May 31, and providing services as a Health Coach. “I offer… Read more »

May 10, 2023

Y Academy Children Learn

Guest Reader at the YMCA During School Vacation Week: Leah Elliott, City of Nashua Public Health & Community Services Department Thank you to Leah Elliott, LICSW, CPS, Behavioral Health Specialist from the city of Nashua’s Public Health & Community Services Department who joined students enrolled in the Y’s April school vacation week program. Leah stopped… Read more »