April 1, 2019

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION

ADULTS COMING TOGETHER TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM SEXUAL ABUSE April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and youth-serving organizations across the country will work this month to raise awareness and understanding about a topic that needs more attention in more communities: child sexual abuse. Statistics reveal that about 1 in 10 children in the United States… Read more »

March 20, 2019

Time to Join the Y!

It’s Time to Join the Y. Welcome, Join us! There are many reasons to join the Y – building endurance, losing weight, strengthening your heart, but when you join the Y, you’re committing to more than simply becoming healthier. You are supporting family-centered, value-focused programs and activities for not only it’s members, but the surrounding… Read more »

February 25, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: February 2019

PATRICIA JOHN: YMCA GRANDFRIEND VOLUNTEER When I moved to Nashua in 2016 I needed to find a gym – and the Y provided me with everything I needed: two great facilities, wonderful Yoga classes and a chance to swim. The Y also provided an opportunity to give back through Volunteer work. Last year I worked… Read more »

February 13, 2019

Staff Spotlight: February 2019

LYNNE BOYER: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT What jobs have you held at the YMCA? I began as a camp counselor during the summer of 1998, then went on to work in preschool, School’s Out and then taught dance part time in Merrimack for a few years.  In 2003 I became the Arts and Humanities… Read more »

January 20, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: January 2019

LEE ANN PHOENIX: NASHUA YMCA WELCOME CENTER VOLUNTEER   I am really enjoying my new volunteer position at the Welcome Center at the Nashua YMCA. I used to volunteer at my boys school but now that they are older I don’t have those opportunities anymore. I have seen other members volunteering and that made me… Read more »

January 13, 2019

YMCA Adventure Guides

A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES YMCA ADVENTURE GUIDES A FREE, Y Member, Family Enrichment Program for YMCA Members YMCA Adventure Guides is a FREE program for YMCA of Greater Nashua members developed by the Y to help strengthen family relationships. The Adventure Guides experience enables families to have fun while sharing new adventures. (see full details… Read more »

January 11, 2019

Staff Spotlight: January 2019

DAVE BOTT: DIRECTOR OF COMPETITIVE SWIM   What jobs have you held at the YMCA? Lifeguard/swim instructor/swim coach/volunteer for the Metrowest YMCA Director of Competitive Swimming for Y of Greater Nashua Storm What was your favorite grade in school and why? I’d say, without a doubt, my senior year of high school. I found my… Read more »

December 18, 2018

Building Math Confidence

ASHLYNN MILLARD: POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY PARTICPANT Fifth grade student Ashlynn Millard spent 5 weeks this summer reading, writing and learning mathematics. And this may have been the high point of her summer. Ashlynn was one of the students in the Y’s Power Scholars Academy, a summer program that expands learning time to improve the academic… Read more »