Category: Event Posts

December 6, 2023


My Y Story: How One Y Aqua Instructor Impacts Lives It was a bright morning at the Merrimack Y pool, hands were splashing, legs kicking, and lots of laughing and smiling, eyes were sparkling looking at their adoring instructor whom they admire.  You may think at first these words describe a preschool or youth swim… Read more »

November 29, 2023

Finding Home

My Y Story: A Board Member’s Journey Through Service and Leadership In late 2016 Andy Whigham was commuting to Cambridge for work and made a career change and became a financial advisor in Nashua where he lived with his young family. He was actively seeking a way to get involved with the Greater Nashua community,… Read more »

November 21, 2023

Triathlon Triumph: It’s Never Too Late to Start

“Sometimes I think my life started at 65, the year I joined the Y.” Sue Holt, and her husband Ollie first came to the Y 12 years ago and were given a tour by a longtime member, and were fascinated with the pool.  Soon after joining they took yoga with Carol together, and Sue joined… Read more »

November 15, 2023

Community Catalysts

COMMUNITY CATALYSTS Welcome to our engaging podcast, Community Catalysts, which serves as a platform for fostering connection and understanding as well as education of organizations in our diverse community. This podcast is a celebration of the community organizations that serve others and collaborate with the YMCA of Greater Nashua. Each month Community Catalysts will be… Read more »

November 9, 2023

YMCA Celebrates 136 Years of Community Impact and Partnerships

On the evening of November 2, staff, volunteers, donors, members and community partners came together to celebrate the YMCA of Greater Nashua’s impact at the 136th Annual Meeting.  Held at the new Nashua Center for the Arts, in the heart of downtown, the agenda included a live performance by Y Dance In Motion, stories of… Read more »

November 3, 2023

2023: A Year in Review – Annual Impact Report

2023: A Year in Review Building Brighter Futures Together Founded in 1887, the YMCA of Greater Nashua has served as a steadfast beacon of hope, strength, and community for 136 years. Throughout our rich history, we have weathered the storms of change, adapted to evolving needs, and remained committed to improving the lives of those… Read more »

October 31, 2023


HAPPY NOVEMBERSHIP DO YOU KNOW WHAT’S MORE FUN THAN VISTING THE Y?! BRINGING A FRIEND WITH YOU! Working out at the Y with a friend helps you both stay on track to a healthier lifestyle… and it’s more FUN! We’re celebrating friendship all month long with Happy Novembership, our Member Get A Member program! Here’s… Read more »

October 25, 2023


Stories of Inclusivity: How an Engaged Y Volunteer Helps Children Embrace Diversity Nan Connelly, volunteer, and Amy Millard, Nashua Site Director, have known each other since 2016. That was the year Nan first started volunteering at the Y, “This is funny because I wanted to volunteer, and I googled preschools and the Y came up…. Read more »