Category: Event Posts

June 7, 2023

Kids Stop Volunteer

MY Y STORY: HILARY KEATING “I have a blast!” is the first comment Y member Hilary Keating makes when she talks about volunteering at the Y. Hilary has been a Y member for nearly 10 years and started volunteering in October volunteering at Kids Stop (babysitting program) at the Merrimack YMCA. Hilary retired in 2007 after a 40-year career as an educator. She worked as a special education teacher… Read more »

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 »

May 1, 2023

May is Water Safety Month

WITH SUMMER AROUND THE CORNER WATER SAFETY SHOULD BE TOP OF MIND  The YMCA of Greater Nashua is offering tips for parents to keep kids safe in and around water this summer; FREE swimming lessons offered at the Merrimack Y on May 21  The YMCA of Greater Nashua wants to ensure that water safety doesn’t… Read more »

April 26, 2023

Temporary Work Assignment Leads to Forever Friends

A NOTE FROM Y MEMBER ALEX FOX: My wife Birgit is a travel nurse and accepted an assignment at Southern Medical Center in downtown Nashua from late October 2022 through late January 2023. I traveled with her for this contract and we stayed at the Residence Inn at Trafalgar Square. I was able to work… Read more »

April 14, 2023

Spring Programs – Let’s Get Ready for Summer Together!

Program Guide Research/Register Future Sessions Questions?   SPRING INTO SUMMER WITH SOME FUN PROGRAMS AT THE YMCA Join us at the Y for fun, sport, exercise, wellbeing and community! Programs are a big part of the YMCA experience; connecting members, giving youth a place to express themselves and burn off energy with friends, and helping… Read more »