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Downtown Manchester

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Downtown Manchester
Welcome Center

(603) 623-3558
jriley@graniteymca.org

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Downtown Manchester
Welcome Center

(603) 623-3558
jriley@graniteymca.org

Hours

  1. Mon-Thu 4:45am-9:00pm
  2. Fri 4:45am-8:00pm
  3. Sat 7:00am-4:00pm
  4. Sun 8:00am-1:00pm

Upcoming Classes

Monday August 8
  1. Lap Swim
  2. Open Gym
  3. Individual Workout
  4. Open Gym & Basketball
  5. Water Aerobics
  6. Kid Zone
  7. Barre
  8. Lap Swim
  9. Family Swim (2 Lanes)
  10. SilverSneakers Splash
  11. Cycling
  12. Adult Basketball
  13. Open Gym
  14. Lap Swim
  15. See all classes

Hours

  1. Mon-Thu 4:45am-9:00pm
  2. Fri 4:45am-8:00pm
  3. Sat 7:00am-4:00pm
  4. Sun 8:00am-1:00pm
Fun For Families
Kid Zone
Mon Aug 8

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Allard Center of Goffstown

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Allard Center of Goffstown
Welcome Center

(603) 497-4663
kwelch@graniteymca.org

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Allard Center of Goffstown
Welcome Center

(603) 497-4663
kwelch@graniteymca.org

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 5:30am-8:30pm
  2. Sat 7:00am-2:00pm

Upcoming Classes

Monday August 8
  1. Open Gym
  2. Individual Workout
  3. TRX
  4. Kid Zone
  5. Step & Strength
  6. Open Gym
  7. PiYo
  8. Zumba Gold
  9. TaiYoChi
  10. Kid Zone
  11. Organic Strength & Conditioning
  12. Open Swim
  13. Open Gym
  14. Cycling
  15. See all classes

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 5:30am-8:30pm
  2. Sat 7:00am-2:00pm
Fun For Families
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Concord
Welcome Center

(603) 228-9622
jparker@graniteymca.org

Contact

Concord
Welcome Center

(603) 228-9622
jparker@graniteymca.org

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 5:00am-8:00pm
  2. Sat 7:00am-3:00pm

Upcoming Classes

Monday August 8
  1. Open Gym
  2. Lap Swim
  3. Individual Workout
  4. Cardio & Strength
  5. Cycling
  6. Lap Swim
  7. Open Gym
  8. Yoga
  9. Kid Zone
  10. Water Aerobics
  11. Pilates
  12. Strength & Core
  13. Leisure Swim (1 Lane)
  14. Lap Swim
  15. See all classes

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 5:00am-8:00pm
  2. Sat 7:00am-3:00pm
Fun For Families
Kid Zone
Mon Aug 8

Just Want to Visit?

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Program Guide

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Fun For Families

Strafford County

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Strafford County
Welcome Center

(603) 332-7334
rriley@graniteymca.org

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Strafford County
Welcome Center

(603) 332-7334
rriley@graniteymca.org

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 5:30am-8:00pm
  2. Sat 7:00am-12:15pm

Upcoming Classes

Monday August 8
  1. Individual Workout
  2. Kid Zone*
  3. Beginner Cycling
  4. Yoga Flow
  5. Kid Zone*
  6. SilverSneakers Classic
  7. Cycle & Strength
  8. Yoga
  9. Zumba
  10. See all classes

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 5:30am-8:00pm
  2. Sat 7:00am-12:15pm
Fun For Families
Kid Zone
Mon Aug 8

Just Want to Visit?

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Program Guide

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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-Fri 5:30am-8:00pm
  2. Sat 8:00am-4:00pm
  3. Sun 8:00am-12:00pm

Upcoming Classes

Monday August 8
  1. Lap Swim
  2. Leisure Swim
  3. Individual Workout
  4. Balance Coach
  5. SilverSneakers Splash
  6. Lap Swim
  7. Kid Zone
  8. Lap Swim
  9. Leisure Swim
  10. Tabata
  11. Zumba
  12. Fit 4 Life
  13. Aquacise
  14. Lap Swim
  15. See all classes

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 5:30am-8:00pm
  2. Sat 8:00am-4:00pm
  3. Sun 8:00am-12:00pm
Fun For Families
Kid Zone
Mon Aug 8

Just Want to Visit?

Click here for a guest pass

Program Guide

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Fun For Families

Greater Londonderry

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Greater Londonderry
Welcome Center

(603) 437-9622
sneville@graniteymca.org

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Greater Londonderry
Welcome Center

(603) 437-9622
sneville@graniteymca.org

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 7:00am-5:30pm

Upcoming Classes

Monday August 8
  1. Lap Swim
  2. See all classes

Hours

  1. Mon-Fri 7:00am-5:30pm
Fun For Families

Safety Around Water

71% of the world is water; children are 100% curious.

During National Water Safety Month, the Y is emphasizing the importance of safety around water. We have compiled a list of facts and resources that we hope will help develop potentially lifesaving skills by increasing knowledge, ability and stamina to build smart, strong swimmers and confident kids.

*Learn more at www.ymca.org


6 Reasons Why Every Kid Should Take Swim Lessons

  1. FOR SAFETY. Kids learn how to be safe in and around the water.
  2. FOR CONFIDENCE. Kids build confidence when they overcome challenges, from their first kicks across the pool to swimming laps.
  3. FOR FUN. Kids love the water, and there is nothing more fun than playing games, sports, and making new friends in the pool.
  4. FOR RESCUE SKILLS. As kids progress through the program levels, they learn how to safely assist others in emergency situations.
  5. FOR HEALTH. Kids get exercise while developing skills, coordination, and endurance.
  6. FOR LIFE. Kids develop a lifelong love of swimming, and activity that brings enjoyment and health benefits long after they complete their last swim lesson.

Water Safety Activities

How to Identify a Lifeguard

Is This Safe or Not?

Water Safety Coloring Book

Water Safety Puzzles


Additional Water Safety Tips

  1. TEACH THEM EARLY. Teach children to get comfortable in the water and swim at an early age and educate them early about water safety.
  2. ACTIVE SUPERVISION, BARRIERS, AND SIGHTLINES. Always actively supervise children when they're both in and around the water; ensure that pools are secured with appropriate barriers; and require children to swim within designated areas that are within sight of guardians and certified lifeguards.
  3. WHO'S YOUR BUDDY? Never let children swim alone; always designate swimming buddies before visiting the beach or pool.
  4. DON'T BE PUSHY. Instruct children to never run, push or jump on others in and around the pool.
  5. WEAR SUNSCREEN. Protect your skin from sunburn and sunstroke by wearing hats and sunglasses and applying sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher. Limit direct exposure to sunlight for prolonged periods of time.
  6. SUIT UP. Make sure children always wear life jackets and use proper water safety and floatation devices.
  7. I'M ON A BOAT. Children should always wear a PFD (personal floatation device) while on a boat. Be sure to get one that fits properly.
  8. STAY HYDRATED. Ensure that kids drink plenty of fluids, to stay properly hydrated, especially on hot days.
  9. GET CERTIFIED. Become certified in infant and child First Aid and CPR.

Drowning: The Scary Truth

  • 3 kids die every day from drowning*
  • Drowning is the second-leading cause of deaths for kids ages 5 - 14*
  • African American children ages 5 to 14 are 3 times more likely to drown than their white peers*
  • 70 percent of African American and 60 percent of Hispanic children cannot swim, compared to just 40 percent of Caucasian children*
  • 88 percent of kids who drown do so under adult supervision*
  • 60 percent of kids who drown are within 10 feet of safety*
  • Participation in formal swimming lessons can reduce the risk of drowning by 88 percent among children one to four years old*
  • More than 1 million kids take swim lessons at the Y each year

For more information, please contact

Tim Curran, Aquatics Director
YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown
tcurran@graniteymca.org

Alec Decato, Aquatics Director
YMCA of Concord
adecato@graniteymca.org

Michelle Goodnow, Associate Executive Director
YMCA of Downtown Manchester
mgoodnow@graniteymca.org

Jojo Stark, Aquatics Director
YMCA of the Seacoast
jstark@graniteymca.org