News & Events

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Casco Bay News

WMTW broadcast featuring LIVESTRONG at Casco Bay Y!

Thank you Kyle Jones, WMTW and WMTW-TV for coming to our Casco Bay branch to interview member, Ruby, about LIVESTRONG at the Y. Check out the…
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Looking to take a lifeguard training class?

Looking to take a lifeguard training class? A couple of opportunities are coming up at our Casco Bay Branch:

1) YMCA Lifeguarding Class - July 20-24: Participants must be at least 16 years of age, with parent consent required for those under 18 years of age. A physical pre-test will be conducted on the first day…
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All branches closed July 4th

A reminder that all YMCA of Southern Maine Branches will be closed on July 4th. Have a happy Independence Day!

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Registration is open for Summer Session programs at all branches!

A reminder that registration is now open for our Summer Session that runs from June 21 - August 8! For program information, please view our Spring & Summer Newsletter at To register online, Read More

Donate in support of a Peaks to Portland Swim athlete!

Our Peaks to Portland Swim on July 18 is a significant fundraising event for the Y. Please consider sponsoring an athlete! All proceeds go directly toward our Aquatics Programs to help kids learn to swim, be safe in and around the water, and build confidence in their…
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Casco Bay pool temporarily closed due to storms - may impact swim lessons, please call ahead

Attention Casco Bay branch swim lesson parents:  The pool at the branch is currently closed until 3:30 pm due to the current thunder and lightning storm above our facility. Due to the storm, there is a strong possibility that the pool will be closed beyond 3:30 pm therefore cutting into swim lessons. Please call ahead for closure information and be aware that if there is a presence of…
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Helen BreƱa Elected to YMCA National Board!

Helen Breña, CEO of the YMCA of Southern Maine, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of YMCA of the USA (Y-USA).

Breña is one of eight new members recently elected to the nonprofit’s 26-member Board which sets strategic direction and policy to guide the 2,700 Y's across…
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Volunteers needed!

A call to volunteers! Our Casco Bay branch is the grateful beneficary of L.L. Bean's 4th of July 10K and 1-Mile Family Fun Run/Walk! Proceeds from this family-friendly event will strengthen our commitment to healthy kids and family time. We are so grateful to L.L. Bean for believing in the Y's mission and supporting our programs. For more information and to sign up to volunteer: Read More

Summer Hours begin Tuesday, May 26

Summer Hours begin Tuesday, May 26th. Please check hours at your local branch's page, as they vary.

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Summer Camps are Starting Soon!

Our summer camps are starting soon! For more information or to register your child, see our Summer Camps page.

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Summer Session begins June 21!

Our Summer Session runs from June 21 - August 8. For program information, please view our Spring & Summer Newsletter.

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All Branches Closed 5/25, Memorial Day

All branches will be closed on Monday, May 25th in honor of Memorial Day.  All branches will be open Tuesday, May 26th and Summer Hours will begin. Please check hours at your local branch's page, as they vary.

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Storm Closure 2/14 & 2/15

All branches will be closing at 6pm on Saturday, February 14th and will be closed all day on Sunday, February 15th due to the expected storm.  Please be safe if you're out and about this weekend.

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Kids Night Out!

Are you looking for something fun for your kids to do this Friday night (February 6th)?  Join us for Kids Night Out, held at all of our branches for ages 4 – 12!  Pre-registration is required – please visit our website to sign up or call your local branch.  It’s $26 for one child and…
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All branches will be closed on Monday, February 2nd due to the storm.

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*OPENING at NOON on 1/28*

All branches will open at noon tomorrow, Wednesday, January 28th due to the storm.  School Age Child Care will be offered at our Northern York County, Pineland, and Portland branches starting at 12pm and will be housed at the branches, not the schools. The Northern York County Child Care Center will be open tomorrow from 12-6pm. Prime Time will follow the same schedule, opening at…
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All branches will be closed on Tuesday, January 27th due to the storm.  Please stay safe if you will be out and about!

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Casco Bay Pool Closures 1/23 & 1/24

Both pools at the Casco Bay Branch will be closed on Friday, January 23rd from 6:30pm - Close and on Saturday, January 24th from 12:30pm - Close for Swim Meets.

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Help us fill a classroom of 100 kids this #GivingTuesday!

On Tuesday, December 2nd, we are celebrating a day dedicated to giving - when families, businesses, community centers, students, and more all come together for #GivingTuesday - a movement to celebrate giving and kick-off the holiday giving season.

We hope you'll…
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Casco Bay Pool Closures

Both pools will be closed on the following days and times for Stripers Swim Meets.

November 2014

Saturday, November 22nd from 12:30-4:00pm

December 2014
Friday, December 5th from 6:30-9:00pm
Saturday, December 6th from 4:00-7:30pm
Thursday, December 11th from…
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Casco Bay - Women's Locker Room Closure

The Women's Locker Room at our Casco Bay Branch will be closed this Friday, November 7th from 9am - 1:30pm.  Our Girls Locker Room will be available for use during this time.  Thank you for your patience!

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Summer Shutdown Hours

Every summer we shut down parts of our facilities for maintenance and updates.  Please see below for how this affects your local branch.

August 23 - September 1  |  Pools Closed
August 28 - September 1  |  Facility Closed

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All Branches Closed 7/4

All branches will be closed this Friday, July 4th for Independence Day.  We will be open regular summer hours on Saturday.  Thanks and have a happy & safe 4th of July!

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Casco Bay Pool Update

Both pools at the Casco Bay Branch will be closed today, Wednesay, June 18th, from 1:30-3:30pm for a staff training.  Thank you for your patience!

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