February 28, 2024

Journey from Injury to Inspiration

Michael Shaughnessy: Triumph Over Adversity When all odds were against him, Michael looked to the Y, “a place that I have always seemed to reconnect with.” Michael’s passion for soccer came to a sudden halt when he tore his achilles tendon in June, 2022. On his path to recovery he utilized the Y as an… Read more »

February 21, 2024

Children’s Safety Comes First

Child Abuse Prevention Month Child wellness, child welfare organizations and youth-serving organizations like the Y elevate the importance of creating systems and programs that put children and families first. At the Y, creating safe spaces for youth to learn, grow and thrive is our top priority. That’s why throughout this week, we are providing tips… Read more »

February 21, 2024

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 »

February 14, 2024

Friends, Family and Winter Program Fun!

Program Guide Research/Register Future Sessions Questions?   ACHIEVE A HEALTHIER HAPPIER YOU! Registration Opens for Members at 6am on Monday, February 19; for Community Members at 6am on Monday, February 26! Join us at the Y for fun, sport, exercise, wellbeing and community! Programs are a big part of the YMCA experience; connecting members, giving… Read more »

February 14, 2024

YMCA Summer Camps

2024 YMCA SUMMER CAMPS This summer, the YMCA of Greater Nashua’s celebrating 100 years of summer camp fun! Join us for day camp programs that offer kids an enriching, learning experience to help them get more out of summer break – more friendships, more accomplishments and more belonging. Camp registration opens on February 5 and… Read more »

February 14, 2024

ECHOES OF HERITAGE

Celebrating Black History Month and Diversity at the Y In 1946 the addition of players Roy Campanella and Don Newcombe to the Nashua Dodgers, a Class B New England baseball team, broke ground by making it the first integrated affiliated baseball team in the United States. Both veterans of the Negro Leagues, Newcombe and Campanella… Read more »

February 7, 2024

Memories of Impact

Remembering Raj Jain “When you think of the Merrimack Y, you think of Raj, like a spirit that moves through the Y” Jo-Anna (Shalom) Armandez-Lefeber shared this emotional tribute of her friend Raj, a long time Y member, who passed away this fall.  Anyone who came in contact with Raj Jain at the Y will… Read more »

January 31, 2024

100 YEARS YOUNG

AARON RUVINSKY IS 100: A Milestone Worth Celebrating In 1924 Calvin Coolidge was president of the United States, only 20% of Americans owned a car, Macy’s held their first Thanksgiving Day parade and the YMCA of Greater Nashua opened Camp Sargent (more on that later).  The average annual income was $2,196, a new house cost… Read more »