YOUR HEALTH, YOUR GOALS, OUR MISSION
Welcome to the Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA! We have all of the amenities you and your family need to be together, play together and stay healthy together.
Youth Development – 16,200 youth and teens are learning, growing, and thriving to become tomorrow's leaders. Our Y offers licensed childcare programs, summer day camps and a wide variety of youth programs.
Healthy Living – 24,600 Individuals, children and families are part of our Y community, receiving the support and encouragement they need to achieve better health and well-being while reaching their health and wellness goals.
Social Responsibility – We ensure that our programs are accessible to all by providing $392,000 in financial assistance each year so everyone regardless of their ability to pay can enjoy their community Y!
The Y Connection Age 55+
Free enrichment programming for our members Age 55+.
The Y Connection meets once a month to dream up fun programs and adventures! Canoeing, hiking, biking, golf club, apple picking, snow shoeing to name a few. Our weekly Clubs include; mah jongg, cribbage, book club, walking, country line dancing, and, of course, great conversation and fun. We have gone on field trips, tours, bus trips, have an annual cookout and holiday party. We also have a guest speaker each month.
There are also opportunities to enroll in classes such as a Creative Writing , Astrology and in September we will have Mindfulness, an 8-week course which will also be open to all.
Won't you join us?
Contact: Jeanne Smith for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781.990.7024
YMCA OF THE NORTH SHORE SHARKS SWIM TEAM
The YMCA of the North Shore Sharks Swim Team strives to teach, train and motivate children to achieve their potential in competitive swimming. Our direction and philosophy applies to the novice as well as the national caliber athlete. Our highly specialized coaching staff emphasizes effective swimmer-to-coach ratios, a year-round program and ability-based practice groups. The team offers practice groups in Marblehead, Salem, Beverly, Gloucester, Ipswich and Haverhill.
Ages: 4 years - 6 years
Designed for younger swimmers who are interested in gaining the skills needed for competitive swimming. This mini swim team focuses on stroke development, technique, racing starts and turns. This class is perfect for those who want to learn in a team environment and have fun at the same time. Swimmers should be able to swim one length of the pool freestyle and backstroke.
Ages: 7 years - 11 years
Bronze Group teaches more advanced stroke technique and includes racing starts, turns and the principles of streamlining.
Ages: 12 years - 14 years
Designed for swimmers who are looking to expand their stroke technique. Shark Silver focuses on stroke mechanics, starts, turns and aerobic conditioning.
For more information about YNS Sharks contact, Janet Harty, Head Coach.
Swampscott-Nahant Youth Basketball
WINTER BASKETBALL TRAVEL LEAGUE (Boys and Girls)
Registration Opens: Friday, October, 7th Registration Closes: Sunday, October, 23rd
Registration Fee: $265 (Uniform Included)
Credit Card, Check, and Cash payments are all accepted
*Participation in the program shall be limited to boys and girls in grades 5 - 8 who are residents of Swampscott or Nahant.*
The Swampscott-Nahant Youth Basketball Association and the LVO YMCA are joining together to operate and manage the SNYB 2016-2017 Boys and Girls Winter Basketball Travel League. All boys teams grades 5-8 will participate in the 2016 Eastern Basketball Travel League and all girls teams grade 5-8 will participate in the 2016 North Shore Girls Travel Basketball League. Players are required to travel to surrounding North Shore communities for away games and a serious commitment is required. All skill levels are welcome!
"This is an equal play time league. When multiple teams are needed due to sufficient numbers teams will be of equal/mixed ability. There are no A/B teams at any level. In an effort to be fair and provide the best experience possible for your child(ren) SNYB will have wait-lists for the 2016-2017 season. Teams will be capped at 12 players each, with a minimum team size of 10. So, a waitlist will be created after the first 12 players sign up, then two teams will be created at 20 kids, with 4 more open spots. If we reach 30 a 3rd team will be created and again 6 more spots will be opened until we cap at 36, etc. We will notify you as soon as we have sufficient numbers for another team. If you have any questions about the process/policy please email David St. Pierre, Sports Director, email@example.com
Uniforms: Each player that registers will receive a uniform covered by the registration fee that they will keep. When registering each parent should identify both their childs anticipated jersey and short size. Uniforms will be ordered when registration closes on Sunday October 30th so please make sure you ordered the appropriate size for your child. The LvO Front Desk will have both the uniform sizing chart and a sample uniform available to try on at any time during open LvO facility hours.
Uniform Try On Date:
Monday October, 17th 6:00-7:00pm (LvO Gymnasium)
Practices: Practices will begin the week of November 14th. Each team will practice twice a week, each practice length is 1 hour. Practices will be held during week nights within 5:00-9:00pm located at either the LvO YMCA or Swampscott Middle School. Parents will be notified of the practice schedule when teams are made.
Games: All games will be played on either Saturday or Sundays throughout the season.Games per week may vary between 1-2 games per weekend. Game schedules will be provided once Eastern and North Shore Travel Basketball release them to coaches and managers.
Player Evaluation Dates: In order to assure that all talent is spread evenly across teams based on grade level, the LVO YMCA will be holding player evaluation dates for coaches to split players up amongst teams. Evaluation dates will take place at the LvO YMCA during the following times. All players registered are required to attend one of these dates and all registered players will be assigned to a team.
Monday, October 24th LvO YMCA
- 5th & 6th grade girls: 6pm-7pm
- 5th & 6th grade boys: 6pm-7pm
- 7th & 8th grade girls : 7pm-8pm
- 7th grade boys: 7pm-8pm
- 8th grade boys: 8pm-9pm
Saturday, October 29th LvO YMCA
- 5th & 6th grade girls: 9am-10am
- 5th & 6th grade boys: 9am-10am
- 7th & 8th grade girls : 10am-11am
- 7th grade boys: 10am-11am
- 8th grade boys: 11am-12pm
Any questions about the SNYB program, please feel free to contact David St. Pierre, Sports Director, LvO YMCA firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-990-7044