Our Annual Meeting and Awards Night will be held Tuesday, April 9th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. The evening is an opportunity for us to share our success stories of the previous year and our goals for the upcoming year. Dinner is served at 6:00 pm. Awards are handed out about 7:00 pm and the[…]
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 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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
The Down East Family YMCA’s 6th Annual Big Ticket Calendar Raffle. Sponsored by WNSX 97.7, the raffle includes prizes valued at $250 to over $700. Prizes include hydroseed for a 100’ x 100’ lawn, 100 gallons of heating fuel, Bar Harbor Golf Course membership, a granite bench, 2 $500 cash prizes, great gift certificates and[…]
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[…]
The Roger Willey 5K & 10K Road Race is scheduled for Saturday, September 29th. 8:00 am registration, 9:00 am race start. Walkers 8:45 start. $15 Per runner or walker. Registration Form. Registration the day of the race will take place at the Moore community Center.
The 1st Annual Stroller 1K & Family Fun Night will take place at the Moore Community Center on Saturday, August 18th from 3:00-8:00pm. Join us for food, games, entertainment, Maine Jump Bounce house and much more! $25 per family or $5 per person.
Join us on August 4th for our 18th Annual Bill Reeve Echo Lake Swim. This is a great event for the seasoned Open Water swimmer and the novice. We have a 500 yard and a 1.5 mile swim followed by awards and a barbecue. T-shirts are included for the first 75 to register. The event[…]
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[…]
The 4th Annual “Dare to Tri” Sprint Triathlon returns Saturday, May 19th.
The event consists of a 525 yard swim, 13.4 mile bike and 3.1 mile run.
Kayak Classes are back at the Y. We will be offering a Kayak Rolling & Bracing Class and a Kayak Rescue Class
The winners of our Big Ticket Calander Raffle are announced each day in January on WNSX, 97.7, and on our website under the Special Events section. To date, the following individuals have won: January 1: Peter Kataftos, $500. January 2: Shawn Stanley, Recliner from Merrill Furniture. January 3: Friends & Family Market, Flowers once a[…]
October 22nd, 9am – 3pm.
Free admission. $30 for crafters.
We had 50 runners and walkers participate in the Roger Willey 5 & 10 K Road Race on Saturday. Congratulations to Christopher Durkin, 18:02, and Christina Eagle, 20:22, who finished 1st and 2nd in the 5 K. The top finisher for the 10 K was Tim Tunney with a time of 40:43. The top female[…]
The 10th Annual Roger Willey Road Race
5K & 10K
(10K is run only, walkers welcome in the 5K, but please no dogs)
8:00 am registration, 9:00 am race start
The 17th Annual Bill Reeve Echo Lake Swim was held on Saturday, August 6th. 67 participants from as far away as Colorado participated in this year’s event. The 500 yard swim was won by Maks Grover, 16, of Ellsworth in a time of 5:53.15
The Annual “Play 4 Kids” Golf Tournament will take place Friday, July 15th. The team scramble will have a shotgun start at 1:00 pm at the Bar Harbor Golf Course in Trenton.