Special Events

YMCA special events are all about FUNdraising and FRIENDraising! The YMCA invites you to participate in any of our YMCA of the North Shore special events. They are a great way to help support the community while having fun at the same time. It’s a win, win!

100% of all proceeds support children, adults, and families in need of Y financial assistance. You can make a difference by joining in any of these upcoming special events!

Jack Meany retirement Celebration 

On March 6, 2015, we honored Jack Meany and his transformational leadership and three decades of impact on our North Shore communities. Proceeds from this event benefited the new Jack Meany Y Education Fund, an endowed fund that will support innovative Y education initiatives across the North Shore. Learn more »



On November 1st, 2014 more than 800 guests "set sail" at the Y's gala event at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Danvers, MA Donors raised their paddles to an astounding $630,000 in support of local Y kids and families in need.

View photos from the 2014 Gala Event  »