News & Events

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Portland News

2015 Peaks to Portland results!

2015 Peaks to Portland results:

http://allsportsevents.com/Results/other_results/p2p2015.html#/results:&start0

Congrats to all!


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Portland Press Herald coverage of Peaks

Portland Press Herald coverage of Peaks: http://www.pressherald.com/2015/07/18/yoemans-wins-peaks-to-portland-for-fifth-straight-year/. Congrats to all of the 2015 Peaks to Portland athletes, and thank you volunteers!


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PPH's 2015 P2P photo gallery!

Congrats to all of the athletes and thank you, Portland Press Herald, for featuring this great 2015 Peaks to Portland photo gallery: http://www.pressherald.com/media/gallery/peaks-portland-3/


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WGME CBS 13 News preview of Peaks to Portland

Thank you Dave Eid and WGME CBS 13 News, Portland, visiting Friday to interview Peaks to Portland athlete, Scott, and his kayaker, Beth! Check out the broadcast here: Read More

Fantastic PPH article about Peaks to Portland athlete, Ian McKay!

Fantastic article about Peaks to Portland athlete, Ian McKay, who will be the first swimmer with autism to complete the 2.4-mile event. Thank you Portland Press Herald and reporter Glenn Jordan for sharing his story! We'll be cheering Ian on this Saturday morning! If…
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Great WCSH6 preview of our upcoming Peaks to Portland Swim!

Great preview of our upcoming Peaks to Portland Swim: http://www.wcsh6.com/story/sports/2015/07/16/peaks-to-portland-swimmers-dive-head-first-into-helping-others/30262083/. News video: Read More

All pools at the Portland Branch will be closed Sat., July 18th

All pools at the Portland Branch will be closed Saturday, July 18.


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The Portland Branch I-Pool is open again as of today, Wed. 7/15.

The Portland Branch I-Pool is open again as of today, Wed. 7/15.


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The Portland Branch I-Pool is closed until further notice

The Portland Branch I-Pool is closed until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience.


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Portland I-Pool closed Sunday, 7/12

The Portland Branch I-Pool is closed Sunday, July 12. We are sorry for the inconvenience.


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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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I-Pool at our Portland Branch has reopened

The I-Pool at our Portland Branch has reopened. See the pool schedules for more information. Thank you.


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I-Pool closed at Portland Branch

The I-Pool at our Portland Branch is currently closed. We will post another update when it reopens.


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The Malcolm pool at our Portland Branch is closed until noon today, 6/5

The Malcolm pool at our Portland Branch is closed until noon today, 6/5.


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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 http://www.ymcaofsouthernmaine.org/. 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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Join us for World Refugee Day and Week of Awareness activities June 13-20

Please join us in Portland in celebrating World Refugee Day 2015!Read More

Volunteers needed for Peaks to Portland Swim on 7/18!

Volunteers are needed for this year's Peaks to Portland Swim on Saturday, July 18! Are you available to help? We would love for you to join us! It's easy, just click here for more information and to sign-up. Thanks!


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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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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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STORM CLOSURE 2/2

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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*STORM CLOSURE 1/27*

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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Malcolm Pool Closed 1/21

The Malcolm Pool at the Portland Branch is closed today, Wednesday, January 21st and will reopen tomorrow morning.  We apologize for the inconvenience.


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Portland - Malcolm Pool Closures

The Malcolm Pool at the Portland Branch will be closed this Friday, January 2nd from 4:00pm - Close and Saturday, January 3rd from 2:00pm - Close for swim meets.  


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#GivingTuesday

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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Portland Pool Closures

*UPCOMING POOL CLOSURES AT THE PORTLAND BRANCH*
The Malcolm Pool will be closed on the following days and times for the Portland Polar Bears, Cheverus High School, and Waynflete Swim Meets.

November 2014
Saturday, November 22nd from 12:00pm - Close  (Polar Bears Meet)

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I-Pool Update 10/1

The I-Pool at the Portland Branch will be closed the rest of the afternoon.  All swim lessons and the Pre-Natal class have been cancelled for today.  We apologize for the inconvenience.


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Portland Pool Update

Swim Camp at the Portland Branch will be using the pools at various times throughout the day for the rest of this week and next week.  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.


CASCO BAY BRANCH
August 23 - September 1  |  Pools Closed
August 28 - September 1  |  Facility Closed


NORTHERN YORK COUNTY BRANCH
August…
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Portland - Strength Center Closure

The Strength Center located on the Forest Ave side of the building will be closed, Tuesday, July 29th, from 1-8pm for renovations.  The Osher Room & Cardio Deck will be available for use.  Thank you!


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Portland Pool Update

Both pools at the Portland Branch will be closed this Saturday, July 12th, for the YMCA Peaks to Portland Swim.  Thanks for your patience!  If you're looking for something fun to do, come on down to East End Beach and cheer on the athletes as they cross the finish line after a 2.4 mile swim from Peaks Island!


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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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Portland Branch - I-Pool Closure

The I-Pool at the Portland Branch will be closed on Sunday, June 8th from 11am - 1pm for a pool rental.  Thanks for your patience!


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