YMCA of Southern Maine

For a Better Us.™


The Portland Press Herald covers the 2016 Peaks to Portland Swim
Published: 07.26.16 - Saturday, July 23rd was the perfect day for a swim: sunny skies, warm water, and our Y community lined up on Portland's East End Beach, ready to cheer every swimmer to the finish line! The Portland Press Herald joined us for the event and you can read their interviews with swimmers here.
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Meet Sam Lawrence: Adaptive Services Participant, Artist, and Inspiring Man
Published: 07.26.16 - Our Y is lucky to have the chance to meet, get to know, and help all people in our community. Sam Lawrence is a participant of our Adaptive Services program, and one of the people we are honored to have join us at our Y. Take a moment to learn about Sam's amazing story and watch WGME 13's coverage of his journey from college, to a comma, to recovery, and to
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Carry the Future on WCSH 6
Published: 06.06.16 - In this news story, WCSH 6 shares some information about the wonderful work Carry The Future does for the refugee families over seas. Traveling with children is extremely dangerous and Carry The Future wants to make sure that all families are able to safely travel with their infants while they travel and search for a safe place to start over. Many Y members
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The Portland Press Herald covers the Y's 2016 Adaptive Services Auction
Published: 04.25.16 - Learn about the Y's Adaptive Services Program, providing one-on-one support to individuals who have experienced life-changing illness or accidents, and its annual fundraising event in the Portland Press Herald's April 24, 2016 article.
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Northern York County Branch Hires New Branch Executive
Published: 04.22.16 - The YMCA of Southern Maine is thrilled to announce that we have hired a new branch executive for our Northern York County Branch! Kate Noonan was born & raised in Lewiston Maine and has lived in South Portland for 14 years. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine and has a BA in Psychology and a licensed Social Worker, which she used to
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The Forecaster on the Y's Adaptive Services Program Auction
Published: 03.23.16 - In a March 22, 2016 article, The Forecaster's Kate Gardner took a closer look at our Adaptive Services Program and our Annual Adaptive Services Auction, an event which funds this free community program. Read the article here. By your tickets to the auction here and join us on April 7th, 6-9pm, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Freeport.
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WMTW News 8 Highlights LiveSTRONG at the YMCA
Published: 03.22.16 - WMTW News 8's Kyle Jones took a look at our LiveSTRONG at the YMCA program, highlighting the Y's mind, body, spirit, approach to well-being. Learn more about how the YMCA of Southern Maine is helping cancer patients become cancer survivors here.
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WCSH6 207 Shares Adaptive Services Participant Story
Published: 03.15.16 - On March 14th Reporter Rob Nesbitt of WCSH6’s 207 shared the determination story of our Adaptive Services participant Gretchen and her determination in fighting MS. As Rob reported: “The YMCA of Southern Maine will be holding an auction next month in Freeport to raise money to help keep one of its free programs going. Around 80 members of the
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