Category: YMCA News

June 7, 2018

YMCA CEO Mike LaChance Honored by Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness

YMCA of Greater Nashua’s CEO Mike LaChance was honored at the New Hampshire State House by the Governor’s Council on Physical Activity and Health with the 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award for his work throughout the years in improving the health of the greater Nashua community. We are extremely fortunate to have Mike’s leadership guide our… Read more »

June 5, 2018

Five Historical Reasons the Y Makes For a Better Us

Five Historical Reasons the Y Makes For a Better Us On June 6 the YMCA marks more than 170 years as more than a place, it is a movement that offers programs and services designed to foster youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Here are five past notable events and achievements that demonstrate the… Read more »

March 13, 2018

Power Scholars Academy to Begin in Nashua this Summer

Last night, the Nashua School District partnered with the YMCA of Greater Nashua, 21st Century Programs and Title I to institute the YMCA Power Scholars Academy this summer for up to 360 children in Nashua.  The summer program is an expansion of our YMCA Summer Learning Loss Prevention (SLLP) program that we have run with… Read more »

February 28, 2018

Superheroes Everywhere

It isn’t a bird or a plane. It’s the Superhero Training Academy.   The Superhero Training Academy is a 10-week program designed to address the needs of children who have been classified as at risk in their schools due to low self-esteem, difficulty with social interactions, and/or with anxiety, leaving them disengaged in their classrooms…. Read more »

January 17, 2018

Indoor Farmer’s & Artisans’ Market

On April 14th from 9:00am to 1:00pm, 50+ local producers of all kinds will gather at the Merrimack YMCA to offer great local products and services, while also supporting a fantastic cause! Join us for our 5th Annual, family friendly, Indoor Farmer’s & Artisans’ Market at the Merrimack YMCA on Saturday, April 14th from 9:00am… Read more »

January 9, 2018


The YMCA of Greater Nashua Swim Lesson Program is a competency-based swim stages progression. Imagine watching your child swim for the first time all by himself. The joy of seeing that accomplishment and confidence is unmatched. In our swim lessons, we’re not just teaching life-saving skills – we’re building confidence. Research’s shows that nearly 60%… Read more »

November 27, 2017

Giving Tuesday

GIVE FOR A BETTER US! Every day, the Y strengthens communities for kids, adults, seniors and families. From child care to water safety, we give everyone the opportunities they need to reach their full potential. This Giving Tuesday donate to the YMCA of Greater Nashua. Giving Tuesday was created to unite us all in a… Read more »

November 18, 2017

YMCA holds 130th Annual Meeting

Nearly 100 members of the community joined the YMCA of Greater Nashua for its 130th Annual Meeting on November 16 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Nashua. During the annual breakfast meeting, YMCA CEO Mike LaChance inducted former YMCA General Executive Director David Dougherty into the Y’s Hall of Fame, an honor reserved for those… Read more »