YMCA of Southern Maine

For a Better Us.™


Portland Press Article Features Article about P2P athlete, Ian McKay!
Published: 07.17.15 - 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! http://www.pressherald.com/2015/07/17/swimmer-with-autism-attempts-peaks-to-portland/
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WMTW-TV News 8 live coverage of Healthy Kids Day
Published: 04.25.15 -

YMCA encourages healthy lives year round.  See WMTW's live coverage and news article about the YMCA's Healthy Kids Day at our Portland Branch.


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Sedentary summer: Kids don't play outside enough, study finds
Published: 04.21.15 -

This summer, many children will spend many warm, sunny days indoors staring at a screen, getting little exercise and reaching for lots of sugary drinks, a new survey has found.  It's not exactly strawberry patches, bike rides and running through the sprinklers anymore.

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WMTW-TV News 8 - YMCA Gets Hannaford Help
Published: 04.07.15 -

Hannaford Supermarkets presented a $100,000 check to the YMCA of Southern Maine at the Y’s Northern York County Childcare Center in Biddeford Tuesday morning. 

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Endurance Series
Published: 03.19.15 -


Have you signed up for our 2015 Endurance Series yet?  There's only 50 spots and over 30 people have already signed up!  Grab you spot today!

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Healthy Kids Day
Published: 03.11.15 -


Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out and grow. But for some kids, exposure to activities that stimulate the body and mind ends with the school year. In fact, research shows that kids are prone to gain more weight and fall behind in studies. On April 21, the Y will celebrate Healthy Kids Day®, our national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids.

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WMTW-TV News 8 - YMCA program helps cancer patients cope with the disease, recovery
Published: 02.19.15 -

The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program is a free 12-week program available to members of the community who have been diagnosed with cancer.

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