New Aquatic Session, October 28-December 21, 2019

The 2019 Holiday Session of Aquatics kicks off October 28th. Registration is going on now. Holiday Aquatic Guide 2019

Summer Aquatics Schedule 2019

Are your kids ready for summer? Are they safe around the water? This Summer we will be offering an intensive session of swim lessons, June 17 – June 21, and[…]

Summer Specialty Camps 2019

Every year we pass along some camp options for the summer in this area.  Some are Y programs and some are not.  Here is the list of what we have[…]

May Membership Drive – 2019

Help us celebrate National Physical Fitness & Sports Month this May! NEW MEMBERS: 2 for 1. Two new members split the join fee AND the membership fee for the month[…]

2019 Spring Swim Lessons

Our Spring Session of swim lessons run April 22 – June 8. We offer lessons for kids aged 6 months on up. The Spring Session of swim lessons includes a[…]

2nd Annual Ice Fishing Derby February 9-10, 2019

The 2nd Annual Down East Family YMCA Ice Fishing Derby will be held February 9 & 10, 2019. Weigh-ins, food, music, drawings, 50/50 drawing and more will be held in[…]

2018 Recreational Basketball

Our Co-Ed Recreational Basketball League begins December 1st. This league is split into PreK-K, 1st & 2nd Grade, 3rd & 4th Grade and 5th & 6th Grade leagues. Teams practice[…]

Spring Program Guide

The Spring Program Guide has been published. Summer camp sign up information can be found on page 2. We have several new programs this Spring & Summer in Youth Sports,[…]

YMCA Snowmaggedon Closings

Due to the pending storm, all YMCA locations (Wiggins Center, Moore Center, Beechland Road, Blue Hill and Bucksport) will be closing on Thursday, January 4th at 12 noon. We will have[…]

Fall Music & Arts Festival

The 1st Annual Fall Family Music & Arts Festival will take place at Camp Discovery on Saturday, October 7th. This is a great opportunity to hear live music, shop from[…]

Swim Lessons & Aqua Aerobics start September 11th

Fall Session: September 11 – October 28 Swim Lessons SHRIMP – 30 minute class – Ratio 1 instructor/10 children Monday 9:00am-9:30am Wednesday 9:00am-9:30am Saturday 10:30am-11:00am $40 Members, $70 non-member per[…]

Postponed – Iron Dolphin Triathlon

The Iron Dolphin Triathlon has been postponed until fall. Construction in front of the YMCA will not be complete by June 4th and presents road hazards that can not be[…]

Spring Newsletter

Our Spring Newsletter & Program Guide is now available. We have a ton of upcoming events, including our Annual meeting, the 10th Annual Kaufman 5K & Fun Run and the[…]

Mud Season Newsletter

Our Mud Season Newsletter has been published and covers programs and events that occur from late February through April. Upcoming events include: Day Camp Registration: Going on now February Vacation[…]

Procrastinator’ s New Year Resolution

For all you procrastinators out there, the Y is running a special promotion to get you moving this February. We will be offering Free Classes, prizes and special promotions all[…]

2017 Winter Newsletter

DEFY Swimmers

Our 2017 Winter Newsletter has been published and we a ton of new programs to help you and your family start the year off right. The Winter Session for swim lessons[…]

Fall Programming begins September 12th

Just after the kids get back to school the YMCA will start their Fall program schedule. Swim lessons, fall soccer, aerobics, and much more, begin the week of September 12th.[…]

Facility closures

From August 22 through August 28th the YMCA will be closed for renovations. We will be cleaning the pool, replacing lighting, painting, refinishing the gymnasium floor, replacing the men’s lockers[…]

Echo Lake Results 2016

Sam Alvarado completed the Bill Reeve Echo Lake Swim sweep on Saturday, finishing first in the 500 yard swim and the 1.5 mile swim. Alvarado completed the 500 yard swim[…]

2016 Echo Lake Swim

The 22nd Annual Bill Reeve Echo Lake Swim will take place on Saturday, August 13th. This year the swim is returning to Camp Beech Cliff. The Echo Lake Swim offers[…]

Bo Lewis Memorial Golf Tournament

The Annual Bo Lewis Golf Tournament for Camp Discovery will take place on Friday, July 8th at the Bar Harbor Golf Course in Trenton. The scramble format tournament raised over[…]

Main Street Memorial Mile Results

225 participants ran, walked or strolled down Main Street for the Annual Main Street Memorial Mile. Sara Spenser kicked off the event with a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem.[…]

Iron Dolphin Triathlon Results

The early morning showers tapered off just in time for the beginning of the 1st Annual Iron Dolphin Triathlon on Sunday. 73 participants participated in the inaugural race, competing as[…]

Main Street Memorial Day Mile 2016

Join us on Monday, May 30th for one of the most exciting events in Ellsworth! Run, skip, walk or stroll your way down Main Street in memory of loved ones[…]

Kaufman 5K results

Over 130 runners & walkers participated in the 9th Annual Jerry Kaufman Memorial 5K on Saturday. Andrew Kephart, 31, of Ellsworth crossed the finish line first with a time of[…]

Iron Dolphin Triathlon

Sunday, May 15th On Sunday, May 15th the DEFY Swim Team will be holding the 1st Annual Iron Dolphin Triathlon. Finisher Medal for each participant. Swag Bags & T-shirts for[…]

Annual Dinner & Awards Night

HEROES AMONG US The Down East Family YMCA’s Annual Meeting and Awards Night will be held on Tuesday, March 29 at the Bryant E. Moore Community Center. The evening is[…]

Share the Health

Give the gift of FUN, FAMILY & FITNESS with a Y Gift Certificate. What better way to show someone you care than by purchasing them the gift of health! YMCA[…]

Breakfast with Santa

Santa Claus is coming to town! Join Santa for a delicious breakfast on Saturday, December 19th at the Moore Community Center from 8:00-10:30am. Enjoy a hot breakfast with live entertainment[…]