Author: Justine Leone

December 6, 2022


EVERY PERSON HAS THEIR OWN Y STORY We recently asked staff to share their “Why the Y” story and here’s what seven people shared with us! If you too, want to share your Y Story you can do so, quickly, by visiting Share Your Y Story and submit the simple form.   The Y is… Read more »

November 29, 2022

Finding Comfort in The Y’s Welcoming Community

FINDING COMFORT IN THE Y’S WELCOMING COMMUNITY Before YMCA member Deb Lagasse brought her son Tyler to the YMCA, it was important to her to be sure this space was “emotionally and psychologically safe” for him.  “I joined the Y and scoped it out,” she said. Tyler is a friendly, intelligent young man with autism… Read more »

November 22, 2022

YMCA of Greater Nashua

Our 135th Annual Meeting was a time of gratitude. This year volunteers, Y members, and staff gathered at the Marriott Event Center in Nashua on November 17.  As is traditional, we honored volunteers of the year and inducted a YMCA family into our Hall of Fame as part of our celebration. Honored as 2022 Policy… Read more »

November 15, 2022


NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH and a time for all in our community to assess their risk for developing prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. Following a year of reduced activity due to COVID-19, statistics show prediabetes rates are on the rise. Currently, 96 million American adults (more than 1 in 3) have prediabetes and… Read more »

November 1, 2022

Childcare Mom Appreciates Assistance In Difficult Times

JACKIE SEGER: CHILDCARE MOM APPRECIATES ASSISTANCE IN DIFFICULT TIMES Through two significant times of transition the Moran/Seger family has come to appreciate the YMCA’s child care, camp and afterschool programs. The first was during a career change and the second was during the pandemic, when remote learning was in effect. Jackie Seger and her fiancé… Read more »

October 25, 2022

Y Programs are Helping in Her Healthy Journey

THE CAMARADERIE OF THREE Y PROGRAMS IS HELPING IN HER HEALTH JOURNEY Susan Elsass’s sons were Y kids growing up. They both learned to swim at the Y and her oldest son attended Camp Sargent and summer camps at the Merrimack Y. “I felt I knew the Nashua community very well. I knew some of… Read more »

October 18, 2022

Chakra Vibrations and Meditation Techniques

CHAKRA VIBRATIONS AND MEDITATION TECHNIQUES TAUGHT BY GLORIA BRY We are excited to welcome Gloria Bry, a Y member with a passion for teaching classes with a focus on adult personal growth and development as it relates to the body, mind and spirit connection and our human experience. She will be offering a variety of… Read more »

October 11, 2022

Pickleball: Good For The Heart, Good For The Soul

MEET Y MEMBERS, DIANNE WEST AND MARTY THEBODEAU  TWO SELF-PROCLAIMED PICKLEBALL AMBASSADORS! Having retired in 2019, both would happily play the game seven days a week if they could, and they can’t say enough positive things about the sport. “A friend of mine is a pickleball player and she suggested I give it a try”,… Read more »