Maine YMCA Citizen Award

Congratulations to Cece McEachern, recipient of the 2013 Maine YMCA Citizenship Award. This award is presented annually at the State Championship Swim Meet to the young woman and young man who best exemplify the ideals of YMCA competitive swimming and the characteristics of a true YMCA participant. According to the nomination form, “This is not a[…]

February Vacation Camp

February 18 – 22 the DEFY Early Learning Center will offer Vacation Camp for children in grades K – 5. We have a variety of activities offered. Vacation Camp is located at the Moore Community Center. The hours are 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Cost: $25 a day for members / $30 non-members. Sign up at the[…]

TRX Training

Coming soon to the YMCA… TRX Suspension Training. Suspension training is a form of resistance training that includes bodyweight exercises in which a variety of multi-planar, compound exercise movements can be performed. These are done with the aim of developing strength, balance, flexibility, and joint stability simultaneously. This, with the addition of our new 12[…]

Blue Hill Facility Renovations

Renovations to the Blue Hill YMCA are complete. The renovations included a newly expanded fitness room, aerobic studio and Child Care center. The fitness facility, which has been open since January 2012, added a new aerobic studio and expanded the cardio and strength training room to accomodate new equipment and program space. Pictures of the renovations[…]

Halloween Festivities

The Annual Halloween Parade will be held on Wednesday, October 31st. Line-up for the parade begins at Angelo’s Pizza at 5:15 pm. The parade begins at 5:30 pm and ends at City Hall. Trick-or-Treating will be offered at the DEFY Early Learning Center at the Moore Community Center. The Downtown Merchants will be offering Trick-or-Treating[…]

Main Street Memorial Mile

The Main Street Memorial Mile will take place on Monday, May 28th. This year there is a $100 prize for anyone who can break last year’s race record of 3:53.20, set by Louie Luchini. Registration is going on now through Saturday at the YMCA and on Monday at the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce beginning at[…]