The Down East Family YMCA is committed to offering the best fitness and recreational programs in Hancock County. We have a committed staff dedicated to providing outstanding service and leadership.

We offer programs for all ages. Our Child Care takes children as young as 6 weeks old. Our Fitness and Adult Aerobic programs boast members in their 80’s, and beyond.

For current schedules and pricing, see our Program Guide



To withdraw from a program and receive a full cash refund, the request must be made in writing prior to the first class. All requests made after the first class will be prorated and a credit will be issued. No cancellations may be made after the 2nd class. A $5 fee will be assessed for all cash refunds. Medical excuses will be evaluated on an individual basis.


If the Ellsworth School System cancels school due to inclement weather, our morning classes will be cancelled. At 12pm, a decision on afternoon classes will be made. By 4pm a decision will be made regarding evening classes. Please visit our web site for more information.