EMBRACE the Mountain Group Hike – Sept. 25th

Rise Together A group hike up Blue Hill Mountain Registration is free. A $10.00 donation to benefit the Blue Hill YMCA’s EMBRACE the Mountain Suicide Survivors Program is suggested. First 50 registered will receive a free Embrace the Mountain t-shirt. Saturday, September 25th, 9:30 a.m. Contact Joy Bragdon for more information or to register for[…]

Football Registration is Open – Bucksport & Ellsworth

Football Registration

Bucksport YMCA and Ellsworth YMCA, in collaboration with the Ellsworth Football League, are excited to announce that fall 2021 registration is open! Registration is now open for touch and tackle football at both our Ellsworth and Bucksport YMCA locations. The season begins August 23rd and goes through the end of October. Ellsworth Flag football, grades[…]

Swim Lessons are Back in Bucksport!

Registration is now open for swim lessons at the Bucksport pool! RSU 25 students receive a $10.00 per session discount. Just use code 2021swim in when checking out! First Session: June 21st through July 15th (No lessons on July 5th)Water Acclimation: 9:30 – 10:00amWater Movement: 10:00 – 10:30amWater Stamina: 10:30 – 11:00amStroke Intro/Development: 11:00 –[…]

Register Now for Ellsworth Spring Sports & Summer Sports Camps!

Hybrid Indoor/Outdoor SoccerDivisions:1st and 2nd Grade, 3rd-5th GradeDates: April 3 – May 22Fee: $40 members $70 non members Spring Travel SoccerDivisions: U14 Girls, U14 Boys, U10 CoedDates: April 12 – June 21Fee: $145 Spring Outdoor Recreational SoccerDivisions:  Pre K/K, 1st and 2nd Grade, 3rd-5th GradeDates: June 5 – July 17Fee:  $40 members, $70 non members Spring Flag FootballDivisions:  K-2,[…]

Spring Swim Lessons to Begin, April 26th

Prepare your swimmers for summer fun with our spring swim lesson session which runs from April 26th though June 5th! DEF YMCA members can begin to sign up Monday, April 12th and registration for non-members begins Thursday, April 15th. To register for swim lessons at the Wiggins Center in Ellsworth, click here. To register for[…]

Summer Camp Registration is Now Open!

Down East Family YMCA is now accepting campers for our traditional, summer day camps: Young Bucks Summer Camp in Bucksport and Camp Discovery on Webb Pond in Eastbrook with transportation from the Moore Community Center in Ellsworth. Our summer camps promote self-reliance, confidence building and skills develop-ment through adventure and play. Campers grow and learn[…]

Ice Skating in Hancock County!

The Down East Family YMCA helps to maintain two public ice rinks in Hancock County. The Ellsworth Ice Rink is located in Knowlton Park and has a FB page with updates and ice conditions at facebook.com/EllsworthIceRink. The rink in Bucksport is located at 29 Miles Ln in Bucksport. Updates are posted on the Bucksport Recreation[…]