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Walking Is the Superfood of Fitness

Fall is here. The leaves on trees and bushes are richly colored.

Do you like to sit on your porch and observe your beautiful surroundings of our Maine fall?

Don't! Get up and walk! The best way to enjoy the beauty of fall is to walk, around the neighborhood, through a park, around Back Cove, along a trail, up a mountain.

Not only will you enjoy more of the seasonal scenery…Read More

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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Pineland - Cancer Retreat

The Pineland Branch will be hosting a "Living Completely; Surviving Cancer & Beyond" retreat on Saturday, October 4th from 9:30am - 6:15pm.  The day will include: T'ai Chi, Healing Through Writing, Art HOPE, Reiki, Nutrition, Meditative Hiking, Healing Through Sound, Yoga, and EFT (Body Tapping).  

For more information or to register, go to…Read More

Pineland - 9/19 Update

The Pineland Branch will be hosting the Maine Senior Games Table Tennis competition on Friday, September 19th from 5-8pm.  There will not be open gym during this time.  Feel free to come watch the Maine Senior Games!

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NYC Masters Swim

The Masters Swim Group at our Northern York County Branch will begin on Thursday, October 2nd and will continue on an ongoing, year-round basis.  

YMCA Masters Swim Team
Registration Category: Adult Sports
     Date:  Ongoing 
     Day:  Tues…Read More

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.

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

August…Read More

Beat the Heat Tips for Runners

We are in the middle of the summer, and the days are hot and humid. Perhaps you have been too concerned about the heat and humidity to do the amount of running outside that you would have liked.

Here are some tips to help you beat the heat.

#1. Early Bird Run: The best way to beat the heat is to run during the coolest part of the day, which is early in the morning. Start…Read More