YMCA of Southern Maine

For a Better Us.™

English as a Second Language Classes

The YMCA of Southern Maine offers English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to community members at our Greater Portland Branch. These classes are run in partnership with Intercambio, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving immigrant lives. 













placement tests are coming up!

Stop by our Greater Portland Branch to sign up for a specific time to take your placement test on January 26th. Our next session of ESL class begins February 12th.

For more information please contact Michaela Moody at 207-874-1111 or mmoody@ymcaofsouthernmaine.org.

Did you know…

The nation’s first ESL class was held for German immigrants at the Cincinnati YMCA in 1856!