Category: Event Posts

January 24, 2023

‘Keep Going’

Keeping Michael Mattia’s Memory Alive “Keep Going” is a statement that has taken on new meaning for Chuck and Iris Mattia. On January 9, 2021, they lost their 31-year-old son Michael from an undiagnosed heart condition that presented as a complication of COVID-19. “We learned that the statement ‘Keep Going’ was very important to him…. Read more »

January 17, 2023

YMCA Digital Experience Upgrades

Mobile App Information Group Ex Reservations Virtual Y Information Have Questions? Get Answers!   YMCA DIGITAL EXPERIENCE UPGRADES The YMCA of Greater Nashua has launched a new mobile app and will be integrating a new group exercise reservation system in February 2023, to make it easier to reserve space in classes, help you stay connected… Read more »

January 17, 2023

Mother Daughter Y Time

MOTHER DAUGHTER Y TIME KATIE & CINDY WHALEY As a fully-remote worker for the past three years, Y member Katie Whaley appreciates the connections she has made at the Y. “Coming to a class is my social interaction. I get my fair share of social interaction at the Y!,” she said. An additional benefit is… Read more »

January 10, 2023

Teaching Life Skills thru Kenpo Ju-Jitsu

MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR: DAN CASEY When YMCA Martial Arts Instructor Dan Casey asks parents why they are interested in enrolling their child in his martial arts classes, 90% of the time it comes down to some version of instilling confidence or discipline in their child and 10% of parents want a physical activity and exercise… Read more »

January 3, 2023


THE MONTMINY’S  Andre and Denise Montminy’s love story started at the Y. They met in 1980 when Andre was a martial arts instructor when the Nashua Y was located on Prospect Street. “He would say we met at the Y when I was one of his students. He really enjoyed teaching at the Y. He had a core following…. Read more »

December 28, 2022


RETHINKING YOUR RESOLUTIONS Six Tips to Finding New Confidence and Embracing the Current YOU As we approach the end of this year, many of us take these last few days as opportunities for reflection. We reflect on all we have accomplished this past year, and possibly scribble down new goals we plan to strive for… Read more »

December 20, 2022


YMCA OFFERS ADAPTIVE SWIMMING LESSONS FOR YOUTH WITH AUTISM Through a partnership with Autism Speaks, the Y is offering Adaptive Swimming Lessons for youth. Registration is underway and classes start on Saturday, January 7. These lessons incorporate specialized aquatic strategies to assist swimmers with diverse physical and neurological abilities. Y instructors are trained in Swim… Read more »

December 13, 2022


MEET AL SCHLENKER “If the rest of the world could be like the Y, it would be very different. If you had any prejudices, this is the place you could get rid of them. Being here is wonderful,” said new Y member Al Schlenker. “From the front desk staff to the upstairs staff (wellness center),… Read more »