YMCA of Southern Maine

For a Better Us.™

English Conversation Classes

Do you want to learn or improve your spoken English? Register for FREE English Conversation Classes at the Y! We also provide FREE childcare so you can practice while your children are being cared for. There is no placement exam and all levels are welcome.

Registration for next session opens December 23!

To register online click here. You can also register by calling 207-874-1111, emailing Marena at mbach@ymcaofsouthernmaine.org, or stopping in to 70 Forest Ave., Portland.

Class schedule beginning January 13, 2020:
  • Mondays 5:30-6:30pm
  • Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm
  • Saturdays 9-10am

All classes take place at our New American Welcome Center at our Greater Portland Branch: 70 Forest Ave.

Interested in volunteering? Click here to fill out an application.

Did you know…

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