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Allard Center of Goffstown

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Allard Center of Goffstown
Welcome Center

(603) 497-4663
lharley@graniteymca.org

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Allard Center of Goffstown
Welcome Center

(603) 497-4663
lharley@graniteymca.org

We are excited to announce that the Y is now open!

For the continued safety of our members and staff, we will be offering services in phases throughout the summer. Access to the YMCA will require a pre-reservation through your Granite YMCA account. You can learn more about our re-opening and available services here. We will provide updates to members through email, social media and The Granite YMCA mobile app as more services become available.

To all of our member who chose to stay with us during this time, we cannot thank you enough! Because of you, The Granite YMCA has been able to continue supporting our communities during the crisis. We are proud to be offering child care to working families, distributing meals to youth in need, delivering supplies and food to our elderly community, creating virtual workouts to keep our members active and more. We cannot wait to Welcome you Back to the Y!

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

We are excited to announce that the Y is now open!

For the continued safety of our members and staff, we will be offering services in phases throughout the summer. Access to the YMCA will require a pre-reservation through your Granite YMCA account. You can learn more about our re-opening and available services here. We will provide updates to members through email, social media and The Granite YMCA mobile app as more services become available.

To all of our member who chose to stay with us during this time, we cannot thank you enough! Because of you, The Granite YMCA has been able to continue supporting our communities during the crisis. We are proud to be offering child care to working families, distributing meals to youth in need, delivering supplies and food to our elderly community, creating virtual workouts to keep our members active and more. We cannot wait to Welcome you Back to the Y!

Downtown Manchester

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Downtown Manchester
Welcome Center

(603) 623-3558
rdurand@graniteymca.org

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Downtown Manchester
Welcome Center

(603) 623-3558
rdurand@graniteymca.org

We are excited to announce that the Y is now open!

For the continued safety of our members and staff, we will be offering services in phases throughout the summer. Access to the YMCA will require a pre-reservation through your Granite YMCA account. You can learn more about our re-opening and available services here. We will provide updates to members through email, social media and The Granite YMCA mobile app as more services become available.

To all of our member who chose to stay with us during this time, we cannot thank you enough! Because of you, The Granite YMCA has been able to continue supporting our communities during the crisis. We are proud to be offering child care to working families, distributing meals to youth in need, delivering supplies and food to our elderly community, creating virtual workouts to keep our members active and more. We cannot wait to Welcome you Back to the Y!

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Seacoast
Welcome Center

(603) 431-2334
kmckenna@graniteymca.org

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Seacoast
Welcome Center

(603) 431-2334
kmckenna@graniteymca.org

We are excited to announce that the Y is now open!

For the continued safety of our members and staff, we will be offering services in phases throughout the summer. Access to the YMCA will require a pre-reservation through your Granite YMCA account. You can learn more about our re-opening and available services here. We will provide updates to members through email, social media and The Granite YMCA mobile app as more services become available.

To all of our member who chose to stay with us during this time, we cannot thank you enough! Because of you, The Granite YMCA has been able to continue supporting our communities during the crisis. We are proud to be offering child care to working families, distributing meals to youth in need, delivering supplies and food to our elderly community, creating virtual workouts to keep our members active and more. We cannot wait to Welcome you Back to the Y!

Strafford County

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Strafford County
Welcome Center

(603) 332-7334
lprisco@graniteymca.org

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Strafford County
Welcome Center

(603) 332-7334
lprisco@graniteymca.org

We are excited to announce that the Y is now open!

For the continued safety of our members and staff, we will be offering services in phases throughout the summer. Access to the YMCA will require a pre-reservation through your Granite YMCA account. You can learn more about our re-opening and available services here. We will provide updates to members through email, social media and The Granite YMCA mobile app as more services become available.

To all of our member who chose to stay with us during this time, we cannot thank you enough! Because of you, The Granite YMCA has been able to continue supporting our communities during the crisis. We are proud to be offering child care to working families, distributing meals to youth in need, delivering supplies and food to our elderly community, creating virtual workouts to keep our members active and more. We cannot wait to Welcome you Back to the Y!

Meet The Team

Dear YMCA Members and Participants,

Please meet 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. Our association is 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.

YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown staff

Bob McKenney
Executive 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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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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Lisa Harley
Associate Executive Director

Lisa joined the YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown staff in the fall of 2019 as the Associate Executive Director. She has worked in the Y movement for over 14 years as a Child Watch Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, Membership Director, and Associate Executive Director. At her previous YMCA, Lisa helped provide 2,000 free lunches to kids during the summer and raised $152,000 for their Annual Campaign. At the Allard Center, she hopes to support and lead cause driven leaders, advance staff, volunteer and member giving, increase awareness of the Y, and develop relationships with leaders and businesses in the community. Lisa truly believes in the Y's mission and in the cause to strengthen the community. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, traveling around to new places in New England and trying new restaurants.

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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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Tina Lawton
Membership Director

Tina Lawton joined The Granite YMCA in August of 2018. With over 20 years in the YMCA movement, she worked for YMCA associations in Virginia, Illinois and Massachusetts. Lawton has extensive experience in major program operations and management. She was selected to lead multiple YMCA of the USA strategic initiatives intended to positively impact membership experience and retention, nutrition and physical well-being, academic achievement, and social-emotional well-being. Lawton holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Management.  

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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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Alyssa Matthews
Associate Gymnastics Director/Gymnastics Camp Director

Alyssa began dancing when she was 2 years old, and started gymnastics at the age of 3. At 15, she began teaching dance and gymnastics at her own studio in Connecticut and has been coaching ever since. After growing up in Connecticut, Alyssa attended New England College in Henniker, NH where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology. She has been involved with the Y for as long as she can remember and has worked at the YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown for over 8 years. In 2019, Alyssa became the Associate Gymnastics Director/Gymnastics Camp Director. She hopes to see kids not only improve their gymnastics skills, but also grow into strong-willed, independent young adults. She believes that gymnastics is a great way to build confidence and relationships and promote a healthy lifestyle that can change childrens’ lives.

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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

Nikita Bhat
Youth Representative
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Cindy Brenner
 
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Affrille Degoma
 
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Rebecca Dempsey
Secretary
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Katy Easterly-Martey
Chair
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Doug Ewing
 
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Bronwen Flahive
 
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Riley Flanagan
Youth Representative
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Dan Grinley
Vice Chair
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Wendy Kohler
 
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Sara O'Neil
 
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Matt Pelletier
 
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Melissa White
 
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