A Great Weekend for our Y!

Saturday, July 30th was a tremendous day for our YMCA. Over 300 people participated in the Kinsley Ray 5k Run and Walk and it was a wonderful gathering of the community to raise some serious money for a great cause. I was very proud of Robin and her team for offering such a great event.[…]

Our Annual Meeting is back!

We will will honor the Turnbull family and other community supporters at the our annual meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 5 p.m. The annual meeting is returning after a two-year hiatus and is a chance to recognize community members who’ve affected our organization. In recognition and appreciation of the Turnbull family’s service over the[…]

See what’s happening at the Y with the Spring 2022 Program Guide

May June Program Guide

May – June Program Guide The Down East Family YMCA is a three-branch YMCA association in Hancock County, Maine with branches in The James Russell Wiggins Center in Ellsworth, Bucksport YMCA, and Blue Hill YMCA at the Lawrence Family Fitness Center. We run two Early Learning Centers in Ellsworth; Gen. Bryant E. Moore Early Learning[…]

DEFY Offering free membership for 6th graders

DEFY After School Program

The Down East Family YMCA is thrilled to be offering free memberships for all eligible Hancock County 6th graders. Any eligible 6th grader can use their membership at our locations in Ellsworth, Bucksport or Blue Hill. This initiative was made possible because of the success of our Annual Campaign and our passionate donors. For more information or[…]

Register your basketball team for the Down East Showdown Tournament

Down East Showdown Tournament

The Down East Family YMCA invites you and your team to participate in the first annual Down East Showdown Tournament. This tournament will provide your team an extra opportunity to face great competition and play competitive games. The 2022-23 season isn’t too far around the corner. What better way to put the work you and[…]

Stay informed with the March – April Program Guide

March – April Program Guide The Down East Family YMCA is a three-branch YMCA association in Hancock County, Maine with branches in The James Russell Wiggins Center in Ellsworth, Bucksport YMCA, and Blue Hill YMCA at the Lawrence Family Fitness Center. We run two Early Learning Centers in Ellsworth; Gen. Bryant E. Moore Early Learning[…]