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Allard Center of Goffstown

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Allard Center of Goffstown
Welcome Center

(603) 497-4663
bmckenney@graniteymca.org

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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

Sunday November 19
  1. Lap Swim
  2. Open Swim
  3. Open Swim
  4. Cycling
  5. Lap Swim
  6. Lap Swim
  7. Lap Swim
  8. Open Swim
  9. Open Swim
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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
Sun Nov 19

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Greater Londonderry

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Greater Londonderry
Welcome Center

(603) 437-9622
lfitzgerald@graniteymca.org

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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

Sunday November 19

There are no classes scheduled for today

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Hours

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

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FALL 2 Program Brochure

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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

Sunday November 19
  1. Lap Swim
  2. Open Gym
  3. Adult Basketball
  4. Cycling
  5. Aikido Kids/Adults
  6. Zumba
  7. Muscle Hour
  8. Open Gym
  9. Open Gym
  10. Open Swim (Swim Testing)
  11. Lap Swim
  12. Lap Swim
  13. Open Swim
  14. 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

Just Want to Visit?

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Fall 2 Program Brochure

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Free Fun For Families
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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

Sunday November 19
  1. Lap Swim
  2. Leisure Swim
  3. Yoga
  4. Lap Swim
  5. Family & Recreational
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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

Just Want to Visit?

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Fall 2 Program Brochure

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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

Sunday November 19
  1. Masala Bhangra
  2. Zumba
  3. See all classes

Hours

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

Just Want to Visit?

Click here for a guest pass

FALL 2 Program Brochure

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Free Fun For Families

The Granite YMCA Helps Community Splash With Confidence

Posted 05/11/2017

May is National Water Safety Month, and the perfect time to get involved in swim lessons. As America’s Swim Instructor, the Y is the most accessible community resource to prevent drowning and encourage a lifelong enjoyment of swimming.

Swim lessons help increase accessibility and enjoyment of swimming to all ages and skill levels. Lessons accommodate varying abilities to help foster a sense of achievement as swimmers’ progress between levels. Through this approach, advanced swimmers flow to higher levels while swimmers who need more instruction can learn at their own pace. This results in more confident swimmers who stick with lessons and develop a love for swimming that can last a lifetime.

“Swim lessons are a rite of passage; helping kids and adults stay safe in and around the water while developing a love of swimming,” said Kayla Bushway, Aquatics Coordinator at the YMCA of Downtown Manchester. “Participants can progress at their own pace while building the confidence needed to become a successful swimmer.”  

Not only are you taught how to swim, but you also learn about yourself, about safety and rescue skills, and about water activities you can enjoy for years to come. Instruction is caring and personalized, and a variety of classes are available to meet family and individual needs.

Registration has already begun for the next session of swim lessons, which runs from May 1 through June 18. Registration will remain open until May 14.

Swim Lessons are offered at the following Granite YMCA locations:

YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown located at 116 Goffstown Back Road in Goffstown, NH. For more information, contact Anna-Lise Leblanc, Director of Aquatics at 603.232.8653 or email aleblanc@graniteymca.org.

YMCA of Downtown Manchester located at 30 Mechanic Street in Manchester, NH. For more information, contact Kayla Bushway, Aquatics Coordinator at 603.232.8622 or email kbushway@graniteymca.org. 

YMCA of Greater Londonderry located at 206 Rockingham Road in Londonderry, NH. The outdoor pool will be opening June 5, 2017. For more information, contact the Welcome Center at 603.437.9622

YMCA of the Seacoast (Portsmouth) located at 550 Peverly Hill Road in Portsmouth, NH. For more information, contact Erin Daly, Aquatics Coordinator at 603.431.2334 or edaley@graniteymca.org.

As part of summer water safety month, The Granite YMCA encourages parents to take an active role in their child’s safety. The following are safety tips in and around the water:

  • Only swim when and where there is a lifeguard on duty, never alone.
  • Adults should constantly and actively watch their children.
  • Inexperienced or non-swimmers should wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket.
  • Parents or guardians of young children should be within an arm’s reach.
  • Children and adults should not engage in breath holding activities.

Families interested in learning more about Y swim lessons and water safety classes should visit www.graniteymca.org

About The Granite YMCA

As one of the state’s longest standing and most enduring non-profits, The Granite YMCA focuses on youth development, healthy living, social responsibility, and family strengthening. Across the state, its six branches engage 30,000 men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to improve their health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. In 2016, The Granite YMCA provided financial assistance and free services valued at over $1.63 million to 19,872 individuals.  To learn more, please visit www.graniteymca.org. 

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