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Allard Center of Goffstown

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Allard Center of Goffstown
Welcome Center

(603) 497-4663
bmckenney@graniteymca.org

Contact

Allard Center of Goffstown
Welcome Center

(603) 497-4663
bmckenney@graniteymca.org

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 5:30am-10:00pm
  2. Sat 7:00am-8:00pm
  3. Sun 7:00am-6:00pm

Upcoming Classes

Friday December 15
  1. Cycling
  2. Lap Swim
  3. Open Swim
  4. Open Swim
  5. Open Gym
  6. Lap Swim
  7. Water Warriors
  8. Barre Fitness
  9. Cycling
  10. Open Gym
  11. Open Swim
  12. Stroller Bootcamp
  13. Water Walking
  14. Zumba Gold
  15. See all classes

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 5:30am-10:00pm
  2. Sat 7:00am-8:00pm
  3. Sun 7:00am-6:00pm
Free Fun For Families
Kid Zone
Fri Dec 15

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Fall 2 Program Brochure

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Free Fun For Families

Greater Londonderry

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Greater Londonderry
Welcome Center

(603) 437-9622
lfitzgerald@graniteymca.org

Contact

Greater Londonderry
Welcome Center

(603) 437-9622
lfitzgerald@graniteymca.org

Hours

  1. Mon-Thu 7:00am-8:00pm
  2. Fri 7:00am-6:30pm
  3. Sat 8:30am-1:30pm

Upcoming Classes

Friday December 15
  1. Silver Sneakers
  2. Cardio Fusion
  3. Vinyasa Yoga
  4. See all classes

Hours

  1. Mon-Thu 7:00am-8:00pm
  2. Fri 7:00am-6:30pm
  3. Sat 8:30am-1:30pm
Free Fun For Families
Kid Zone
Fri Dec 15

Just Want to Visit?

Click here for a guest pass

FALL 2 Program Brochure

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Free Fun For Families

Downtown Manchester

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Downtown Manchester
Welcome Center

(603) 623-3558
ssmeltz@graniteymca.org

Contact

Downtown Manchester
Welcome Center

(603) 623-3558
ssmeltz@graniteymca.org

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 4:45am-9:00pm
  2. Sat 7:00am-6:30pm
  3. Sun 7:30am-4:30pm

Upcoming Classes

Friday December 15
  1. Open Gym
  2. Lap Swim
  3. Cycling
  4. Tomiki Aikido
  5. Open Gym
  6. Water Aerobics
  7. Open Gym
  8. Gentle Yoga
  9. Arthritis
  10. Lap Swim
  11. TRX Bootcamp
  12. Cycling
  13. Adult Basketball
  14. Open Gym
  15. See all classes

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 4:45am-9:00pm
  2. Sat 7:00am-6:30pm
  3. Sun 7:30am-4:30pm
Free Fun For Families
Kid Zone
Fri Dec 15

Just Want to Visit?

Click here for a guest pass

Fall 2 Program Brochure

Click here to view
Free Fun For Families
Contact

Seacoast
Welcome Center

(603) 431-2334
kmckenna@graniteymca.org

Contact

Seacoast
Welcome Center

(603) 431-2334
kmckenna@graniteymca.org

Hours

  1. Mon-Thu 5:30am-9:00pm
  2. Fri 5:30am-8:00pm
  3. Sat 7:00am-4:00pm
  4. Sun 8:00am-4:00pm

Upcoming Classes

Friday December 15
  1. Lap Swim
  2. Leisure Swim
  3. Yoga
  4. Limber Limbs
  5. Rusty Hinges
  6. Lap Swim
  7. PiYo
  8. Aquacise
  9. Aquacise
  10. Lap Swim
  11. Leisure Swim
  12. SilverSneakers
  13. Lap Swim
  14. Leisure Swim
  15. See all classes

Hours

  1. Mon-Thu 5:30am-9:00pm
  2. Fri 5:30am-8:00pm
  3. Sat 7:00am-4:00pm
  4. Sun 8:00am-4:00pm
Free Fun For Families
Kid Zone
Fri Dec 15

Just Want to Visit?

Click here for a guest pass

Fall 2 Program Brochure

Click here to view
Free Fun For Families

Strafford County

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Strafford County
Welcome Center

(603) 332-7334
lprisco@graniteymca.org

Contact

Strafford County
Welcome Center

(603) 332-7334
lprisco@graniteymca.org

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 5:30am-9:00pm
  2. Sat-Sun 8:00am-2:00pm

Upcoming Classes

Friday December 15
  1. Yoga
  2. Cycling
  3. TRX
  4. Cardio Sculpt
  5. Fit for Life
  6. Muscle Conditioning
  7. See all classes

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 5:30am-9:00pm
  2. Sat-Sun 8:00am-2:00pm
Free Fun For Families
Kid Zone
Fri Dec 15

Just Want to Visit?

Click here for a guest pass

Winter 2018 program guide

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Free Fun For Families

Meet The Team

Dear YMCA Members and Participants,

I am pleased to present to you our team at The Granite YMCA. Together, we are a dedicated group of individuals connected by a shared passion and commitment to serving our members and strengthening the foundations of our community through youth development, healthy living, social responsibility, and family strengthening. Our talented staff are well vetted through a thorough interview and reference checking process. All must pass a criminal investigative check and go through both formal and on the job training programs. I am very proud of all our team members, and invite you to ask any of them for assistance to better improve your Y experience.

Enjoy your YMCA.

John Harris
President and CEO of The Granite YMCA

YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown staff

Bob McKenney
Branch Director

Bob earned his B.S. in Business from Nichols College and a Master of Divinity from Bethel Seminary.  He joined the YMCA Allard Center as Branch Director, in January of 2016, and served as a volunteer leader for the YMCA of Central Massachusetts for 13 years. Prior to coming on board at the Allard Center, Bob was in pastoral ministry, worked as a CPA, and in industry as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. His diverse background and leadership experience, coupled with his passion for the YMCA’s mission, is what motivates him to serve and engage the local community.

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Matt Atkinson
Sports and Teens Director
Matt graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Kinesiology with an Outdoor Education option. Matt has lead several outdoor trips in the New England area during his college career. Before graduating in 2013, Matt was given the opportunity to work as an Assistant Director at a day camp while also taking on the responsibility of coordinating boys gymnastics and ninja challenge programs. Matt is very passionate to create an inclusive and fun environment for everyone in the community. 
 
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Dave Brown
Tennis Director

David received his BS in business administration at the State University of New York in Oswego. As the tennis director of the Granite YMCA, he oversees the tennis operation at the YMCA Allard Center. He was a member of the Y for more than 20 years and is a former Allard Center board member. Since coming on board with the tennis department in August of 2008 he has worked very hard to expand the tennis program at the Allard Center. As a result of his hard work, participation in the various tennis programs is at an all time high, including the USTA travel teams, program lessons, tournaments, and other tennis activities.

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Angela Defreest
Membership Director

Angela is in her final year of school at UNH Manchester pursuing a B.S. in Neuropsychology. Angela started her career at the YMCA in 2013 as a Welcome Center Representative, and in September of 2016 was promoted to Membership Director. A New Hampshire native, Angela learned to swim at the YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown and has been a member since childhood. Of her many hobbies, Angela is very passionate about music. Angela studied flute and piano for a majority of her life, including an opportunity to study at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston for 2 years. During middle and high school, Angela volunteered in her local school district to teach and enrich their music programs. Angela is very invested in community and volunteerism, and hopes to strengthen the community both in and outside of The Granite YMCA.

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Stan Fowler
Adventure Coordinator

Stan has a BS in physics from the University of Texas, El Paso. He began his career at the Y in 1999 as a volunteer rock climbing guide and climbing gym staff.  Since 2001, Stan has served as a summer camp adventure guide, climbing gym instructor, STAY adventure coordinator, rock climbing team coach and the adventure coordinator for many schools and youth groups.

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Michelle Goodnow
Associate Branch Director

Michelle has a BS in elementary education from Rivier College. She began her career at the YMCA in the year 2000 as a volunteer in the before and after school child care programs and at Camp Pa-Gon-Ki in Londonderry. From 2007 to 2009 Michelle served as the director of the school’s out program at the Downtown Manchester branch. She then worked as the director of child care and day camp programs at the YMCA of Greater Londonderry. Today, Michelle oversees the child care program at the YMCA Allard Center where she enjoys helping kids learn and grow through YMCA programming.

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Nicci Larochelle
Child Care Director

Nicci has a BA in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire at Manchester. She began her career at the YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown as the Kindergarten Wrap-Around Program Lead Teacher in 2009. In 2013, Nicci became the Assistant Child Care Director and  Assistant Director at Camp Half Moon. Nicci was promoted to Child Care Director in June of 2017 and looks forward to working with the youth in the Goffstown, Weare, New Boston, and surrounding areas. 

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Anna-Lise LeBlanc
Senior Program and Aquatics Director

Anna-Lise began working YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown in March of 2013 as the Tiger Sharks swim team head coach, and the aquatics coordinator.  Prior to joining the Y, Anna-Lise worked at private health club for more than 15 years. It was here she found her passion for competitive swimming as a member of the team at age 10. Throughout high school she helped coach and mentored the younger swimmers.  In 2002 she became the team’s assistant coach. During her 10 years as assistant coach the team doubled in size.  In addition to swim team Anna-Lise is American Red Cross swim instructor, lifeguard instructor, and lifeguard.  She teaches private and group swim lessons and oversees the water exercise program.

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Caitlin Neverisky
Assistant Child Care Director

Caitlin has worked in the child care field since the age of 15. As a counselor-in-training for the Saco Parks and Recreation Department Summer Day camp program, she spent six years progressing from a "CIT (Counselor-In-Training)" to a leader. After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and becoming certified in both New Hampshire and Maine, she had the opportunity to work as a Title I Tutor and an Elementary Afterschool Program Site Coordinator. Last year, she was nominated and recognized at the N.A.A. (National Afterschool Association) Annual Convention as one of 33 young leaders and emerging professionals who are active in the afterschool community and possess passion, creativity, and a commitment to youth.

Caitlin hopes to continue bringing awareness to the importance of quality afterschool programming, and introduce new and exciting enrichment opportunities for children and families. During her free time, Caitlin enjoys relaxing with her husband, cat named Nugget, and spending time with her family and friends. She loves checking out local restaurants, staying active and visiting local farmer's markets.

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Meg Norklun
Senior Program and Gymnastics Director

Meg grew up as a Y kid, taking gymnastics, dance and swimming lessons at the North Andover Y at the tender age of 3. As a teenager she volunteered for many areas of the Y, including the welcome center, aquatics, gymnastics, and basketball, and was also a member of the YMCA Leaders Club for teens. At age 16 Meg joined the Y team as a paid employee, teaching gymnastics and life guarding her way through high school. She later attended Springfield College in Massachusetts, and competed on the Springfield College gymnastics team. She became an All American on the uneven bars by winning 3rd place at USGF Division II Nationals, and to this day she still holds the uneven bar school record with a score of 9.65! In 1994 Meg began working part time at the YMCA Allard Center teaching gymnastics, and in the fall of 1995, Meg became the gymnastics director. Since that time, the program has grown by leaps and bounds, adding equipment, specialty classes, participants, and members on the gymnastics team!

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Karen Provost
Camp & Family Director

Karen graduated from Springfield College with a degree in Community and Outdoor Recreation. She also has an MBA from New Hampshire College (now SNHU). She began her career as the Aquatic Director for the Girls Club of Manchester NH. Karen has served as a day camp director for the Girl Scouts, volunteered as a swim instructor for the Greater Lowell Family YMCA, directed YMCA Day Camp Massapoag, was Head Coach of the Lowell Y Barracuda Swim Team, and most recently served three years as Camp Manager for the Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains overseeing 5 day camps and directing resident Camp Farnsworth (Thetford VT). Karen joined the YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown staff in January 2016 after serving 2 ½ years on the Camp Advisory Committee. She is passionate about the power of the camp experience to change lives and is looking forward to building relationships with the campers and their families.

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Katie Welch
Director of Healthy Living

A New Hampshire native, Katie graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Exercise Science. She is certified in various group class formats and fitness specialties in addition to being a personal trainer. Before beginning her career at the Granite YMCA in 2012, Katie spent many years working in the cycling and outdoor retail industry. She has a great passion for fitness in all forms, and likes to bring an element of fun to her work.

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YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown Advisory Board

Steve Dutton
 
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Katy Easterly-Martey
 
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Doug Ewing
 
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Bronwen Flahive
 
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Dan Grinley
 
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Steven Hazelbaker
 
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Gail Houle
Chair
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Elise McCaffrey
 
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Wayne Robinson
Vice Chair
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