James Russell Wiggins Center – Ellsworth YMCA

Wiggins Center - Ellsworth


The Wiggins Center in Ellsworth features a gym where youth sports and fitness classes take place, a pool, a room with HydroMassage® chairs, a golf simulator, a fitness rooms, weight training room, Darling Chevrolet Strength Training Center and locker rooms.

Now offering Stay & Play babysitting service! We’ll watch the kids while you work out. 


Wiggins Center Gym

Our gym features a basketball court, but depending on the season and the time of day, you will find more than just basketball games going on. From kettleball workouts to yoga and volleyball to pickleball, our gym is where it’s going on.

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Wiggins Center - Ellsworth

Wiggins Center Pool

The Wiggins Center pool has 6 lanes and is 25 yards long. It is 3.5 feet deep in the shallow end and slopes down to 6 feet at the deep end with stairs and a chair lift in the shallow end. The water is kept between 82—83 degrees. We always have a lifeguard on duty. Learn more about our pool.

We have many classes taking places throughout the day, lap swim and open swim times. Our pool is available to rent for group activities or special occasions. Learn more about renting our pool.

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Our HydroMassage® chairs provide temporary relief of minor aches and pains, relieve muscle soreness, stiffness and tension, increase circulation in areas where massaged, reduce stress and anxiety, enhance the feeling of well-being, and promotes deep relaxation. HydroMassage®  is available as a membership add on or Pay-As-You-Go for members and nonmembers.

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Golf Simulator

Choose your course and practice your swing in the comfort of the Wiggins Center.

YMCA members can play unlimited rounds for $30.00/month paid by autodraft or $25.00/hour. Non-members can play unlimited rounds for $50.00/month paid by autodraft or $35.00/hour.

To learn more or reserve your tee time, stop by the front desk at the Wiggins Center or call 207-667-3086.

Fitness Rooms

Our fitness rooms include the Cardio Center, where all of our our cardiovascular equipment is used and another room devoted to group cycling classes and TRX classes.

Wiggins Fitness Room

The Barrett Fitness Room

This room is dedicated to strength training equipment and free weights. Equipment includes a Pec Deck, Lateral Raise Machine, Olympic Incline Bench, Power Rack and Plate Loaded Leg Press. We have 12 Cybex circuit training machines available. Additional free weights are available in the room.

Barrett fitness room

Darling Chevrolet Strength Training Center

With the emphasis on strength training, this state-of-the art workout room has everything you need to get strong. 

Darling's Chevrolet Strength Training Center