$20 for non members/non-supporting town residents$15 for members and supporting town residents Maximum of 30 in each class Session 1: April 4th to April 27th Beginner/ Basics Class: Tuesdays 3-4 PMNo Experience Required! In this class we will be working on forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels and introducing fall to bridge. If your athlete has not[…]
The Peter Farragher Walking Track at the Lawrence Center in Blue Hill will be closed temporarily while the gym floor is completed. The crew will be hard at work varnishing the floor and painting lines. (We can’t wait to see the finished floor!) The track will be closed on Friday, March 24th and it will[…]
February – April 2023 Program Guide Adult recreation, youth sports, road races, and so much more! See what’s going on at the Y! Our Program Guide provides an overview of programs and activities at each of our locations. View the Program Guide PDF or browse it as a flip book below. Click the expansion[…]
The Blue Hill YMCA opened on Friday, February 3rd. Chuck & Belinda Lawrence walked the first lap with the Down East Family YMCA’s former CEO, Peter Farragher, for whom the track is named. The track will has two painted lanes with rubber flooring. One mile will average 14.5 laps. Track Hours: Monday – Friday: 5:30[…]
In partnership with Special Olympics of Maine, Down East Family YMCA is launching our inclusive, Blue Lobster Program. Become a Blue Lobster! Join the Special Olympics Maine Unified Champion Club, a free ongoing program with Special Olympics Maine and the Maine Masonic Charitable Foundation. For ages 5 – 18, starting November 1st activities include: Basketball,[…]
Finding Imbalance in the System
It was a great day for a road race! The 2022 Roger Willey 10k and 5k results are now available!
Race Results are in!
Today, the Down East Family YMCA has announced that their long-time CEO, Peter Farragher has shared his plans to retire on January 31, 2023. Peter has served the YMCA, its members, and the communities it services for over 24 years. During his tenure, the YMCA has grown to host programs in five buildings and support[…]
What a night! For the first time in 3 years, we gathered on Wednesday, Aug. 3rd for our Annual Meeting and to celebrate our community and volunteers. The evening was capped off by honoring Dick & “Pete” Turnbull for their lifetime of service to the Down East Family YMCA. Our Wiggins Center gymnasium will now[…]
You can now become American Red Cross CPR certification through the Down East Family YMCA! Upon successful class completion each participant will receive a CPR certification from the American Red Cross Valid for 2 years. You can register in person at the Down East Family YMCA front desk or call 207-667-3086 to register over the[…]
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.[…]
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 3rd Annual Kinsley Ray 5k Run and Walk! It was a very special day for all. A big DEFY thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers, and participants for making this such a great race. See race results.
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[…]
Can you take the driver’s seat? We’re looking for bus drivers to transport our campers from the Moore Center in Ellsworth to Camp Discovery in Eastbrook, Monday through Friday. Morning shift Monday & Wednesday: 6:30 am – 9:30 am Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 6:30 am – 2:30 pm. Pay: $26.00 per hour Afternoon shift Monday –[…]
Registration for Bucksport youth tackle football will be open starting June 24th. The season will begin, August 22nd will run 9 to 10 week, ending on Oct 16th or 23rd depending on number of teams participating in the league. Practices will be held 4 days a week and the schedule will be provided before the[…]
To allow our employees to enjoy the 4th of July holiday, all of our locations will be closed on Sunday July 3rd and Monday July 4th.