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On a kayak trip when 50 mph winds kicked in, I wondered if we might be in trouble, I thought about your class-how it's possible to keep going even if it hurts. Now I know I'm strong enough to keep going if I focus...
Melanie Winklosky, Strength Train Together fitness class participant
The Ipswich Y Early Learning Center provides my daughter with an educational experience like no other. My 4 year old has a stronger sense of self. The curriculum feeds her natural curiosity!
Christine M, ELC Parent
Thank you Coach Mat for another fantastic program. My son accomplished what he set out to do, run his first 5k! I saw him becoming more and more confident. You always go above and beyond and I truly appreciate it!
Parent: Saucony Walk Run Race Together participant
I love my Y because...the coaches are very caring and the YMCA gives the whole wide world joy and good times.
Jayda Deady - "I Love My Y" contest winner and intramural participant
I Lost 15lbs in 12 weeks! The support Sarah has given us either in person or via text has been the motivation I needed.
Sherry Freeburn - Healthy Weight Loss Program Participant
We try to keep everything moving. The goal is to have fun and to maintain independence in our daily activities.
Gail Perry Borden, specially-trained Parkinson’s fitness professional
This program helped Josiah so much, his teacher noticed a significant improvement when he went back to school in the fall. We are so blessed to have had this opportunity.
Joyann Chandler, Mother, Summer Literacy Program Participant
Living in Y housing gave us the ability to raise our children in a safe place where neighbors are like family. We saved enough to buy our own home.
Annie Sholemson, Resident, Powderhouse Village

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WHEN SCHOOL IS OUT- WE ARE IN! Join us for full-day programs during school vacation! Register


YOU CAN MAKE AN IMPACT- LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION AT THE Y! February 18-22, each day from 9:00am-5:00pm. Whether you are looking for a great summer job or career as a professional lifeguard, the YMCA the North Shore Lifeguard training program is...


Magic Fred will be at The Cape Ann YMCA for a spectacular event! Join us for a fun-filled evening of magic and hypnosis. This is a Family Event, so bring everyone to enjoy the fun! Family Member Fee: $0 Community...


Join us for the annual Wine and Food Gala at the Mansion on Turner Hill. We have a great line-up of restaurants this year: CK Pearl Coastal Green Grocer Evviva Cucina Ipswich Ale Brewer's Table Ipswich Clambake Ithaki Vinwood Caterers...