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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!

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

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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Concord
Welcome Center

(603) 228-9622
jparker@graniteymca.org

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Concord
Welcome Center

(603) 228-9622
jparker@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
rriley@graniteymca.org

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Strafford County
Welcome Center

(603) 332-7334
rriley@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!

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

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.

Troy Laprise
Executive Director

Troy has been an advocate for health and wellness since he was twelve years old, at that young age he was involved in karate and football. Troy later studied nutritional sciences at the UNH while working as a cook at the Ridgewood Center in Bedford. After graduation, Troy became a nutritionist at Winchester Hospital where he assessed patient’s nutritional risk factors and educated them on diet principles. Troy always knew his true passion was with exercise and fitness so he became certified to be a personal trainer. Troy is certified in TRX and is always looking for more opportunities to enhance his education in fitness.

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Ruthie Durand
Membership Director

Ruthie was born in North Carolina and her dad was a Marine so she traveled a lot. She has lived most of her adult life in New Hampshire.

Ruthie worked for the Y 25 years ago as the Membership Director and left to raise her children. She still volunteered during that time as a Group Exercise instructor and taught kids’ classes. Ruthie worked for Shaw’s for over 15 years as the Evening Manger and did community events for them. She came back to the Y in 2016 and reclaimed her position as the Membership Director and oversees Kid Zone!

Ruthie has taught numerous classes and has volunteered with most of the outreach events such as Santa Brunch and Rock the Block, Trolley Night.

Ruthie loves the Y for many reasons. She raised her family at the Y and has made many long-lasting relationships with members and staff.

In her free time, Ruthie enjoys camping and hiking with her family. She also loves to travel.

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Michelle Goodnow
Associate Executive 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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Adrienne Royal
Sr. Director of Child Development

Adrienne Royal is the Senior Director of Child Development for the YMCA of Downtown Manchester, a branch of The Granite YMCA. In her 21st year with this Y, she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology. She has been awarded for her ability to impact and build relationships in the community through both her association and YPN Chapter. She is the USDA/CACFP reimbursement program monitor and is a YUSA Hunger Hero. She also trains programs in YUSA STEM, Anti-Hunger, Food and Nutrition, Character Development, child abuse prevention, behavior management and program implementation. Experience includes directing achievement gap after-school and summer learning loss programs, in addition to day-camp programs and downtown's Early Learning Center. Her after-school achievement gap program was one of 3 YMCA programs in the nation chosen to be a model for YUSA’s National Character Development program. 

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YMCA of Downtown Manchester Advisory Board

Kraig Burnham
Youth Opportunities Unlimited Committee Chair

Kraig is the retired Chairman and CEO of Merrimack Mortgage Company. He is the past chair of the YMCA of Downtown Manchester Advisory Board and member of the Board of Trustees as well as a former member of the Executive Committee. Kraig has been a long time member of the YMCA of Downtown Manchester and resides in Merrimack.

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Carrie Carbonneau
Program Committee Chair

Carrie's career has been focused on supporting workplace wellness programming for companies throughout New Hampshire. Currently residing in Boston and working as a Pharmacy Account Manager for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, you can find Carrie escaping outside whenever possible.  She is an avid hiker and explorer of all things outdoors, mostly in the White Mountains where she grew up. She's been a member of the YMCA for ten years in various New Hampshire locations, often seeking out a new group exercise class.  

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Jennifer Dupre
 

Jennifer is a Partner in Grant Thornton, a global audit, tax and advisory firm. Apart from her client service, she focuses on mentoring and developing staff through their careers. Jennifer has led programs aligned with the firm’s mission to enhance the recruitment, retention and advancement of women into leadership positions. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire and earned an MBA from Suffolk University. She lives in Manchester with her husband and sons.

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Erika Guilbault
 

Erika is the general manager of The Common Man Restaurant in Concord NH. Erika has spent 20 years in the Foodservice industry focusing on developing and mentoring new managers and giving back to the community.  Participating in diversity and inclusion seminars and training as well as attending the Woman's Foodservice Forum is a passion of Erika's. A Notre Dame College graduate, Erika lives in Manchester with her family who are all active in programs at The Granite YMCA. 

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Camille Madden
Volunteer Committee Chair & Membership Committee Chair

Camille is Interim President and COO of HarborOne Mortgage, LLC, a subsidiary of HarborOne Bank. She is a longstanding member of the YMCA of Downtown Manchester Advisory Board and chairs the Teen Center subcommittee. In addition to the Y, Camille serves on the New Hampshire Housing and Finance Authority Advisory Board, and is a member of the Mortgage Bankers & Brokers Association of NH Board of Directors.   Camille was raised in Manchester where she resides with her husband, Peter.

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Daniel Maradiaga
 

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Dr. C. Lowell Matthews
 

Dr. Lowell C. Matthews (Chris) joined SNHU in 2012 and serves as associate professor of Global Business and Leadership, lead of Project AIM, and director of the University Honors Program. He is the co-founder and director of Educators of Equity and Social Justice, established in 2020 to foster teaching, learning, research with educators committed to addressing the inequities in our society. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Delaware, a Master of Business Administration from Roosevelt University and a Doctorate of Business Administration from Argosy University. Prior to Matthews’ time in New Hampshire, he served as director of fundraising events for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and as an adjunct professor at Roosevelt University. His research interests include organizational culture, global leadership practices, and social justice and equity. He serves in leadership roles for several nonprofit organizations including the Endowment for Health, New England Names Project, Granite State Gay Men’s Association, Hooksett Area Rotary Club and Queen City Pride. 

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Henny Mulatre
 

As the Foundation’s Manager of Giving and Service, Henny manages Harvard Pilgrim's employee service and giving initiatives. In this role Henny creates, promotes and implements employee volunteer opportunities and fund-raising for charitable causes, helping Harvard Pilgrim to build healthier communities and achieve its goal of becoming a good corporate citizen. Henny previously spent nearly two years managing the grant portfolio for the Foundation’s Healthy Food Fund. Prior to joining the Foundation, Henny was Program Manager for City Year New Hampshire and was a Corps Member from August 2011 to June 2012. He earned a bachelor's degree in Public Health from the University of South Florida.

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Daniel O'Connor
Chair

Dan works for Wells Fargo Bank in Manchester as a commercial lender. He previously worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Santander in Boston. He grew up in Manchester and currently lives in the city with his wife, Jayne. He is a longstanding member of the YMCA, serves on the YMCA of Downtown Manchester Advisory Board and on The Granite YMCA Board of Trustees.

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Samuel Paul
Annual Campaign Committee Chair

Samuel is a Partner with New York Life/NYLIFE Securities; He is part of a leadership team which oversees more than 50 Financial Advisors and Insurance Professionals. Samuel is also a board member (Young Advisor Team Chair) of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). Samuel and his wife live in the lakes region of NH with their two dogs. He has been a member of the YMCA for several years and comes from a long line of YMCA supporters. His family believes in the YMCA mission and works to make a positive impact on the community every day.   

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Tyler Waldrupe
Secretary

Tyler is a CPA and Senior Manager in Berry Dunn’s Tax Consulting and Compliance Group. Outside of work, Tyler has been a Manchester Central High School Boys Varsity Assistant Soccer Coach since 2008. Tyler and his wife Moriah live in Manchester. Tyler has been a member of the YMCA since 1992. His first and very fond memory of the Y was attending parent/child basketball sessions when he was six years old with his father. Tyler has been a member of the Advisory board since 2009.

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Jeremy Walker
Board Development Chair

Jeremy is a partner at McLane Middleton where he started his legal career as a trial attorney after working for a few years as a civil engineer in Virginia.  He grew up in Manchester, where he and his wife raised their two daughters, and he has been a member of the Manchester YMCA for over twenty years.  Jeremy is a member of the YMCA of Downtown Manchester Advisory Board and on The Granite YMCA Board of Trustees. 

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Jakob Zylak
 

Jacob began his career as a social worker, focusing on career preparation for young adults. His passion lead him to helping individuals plan for their financial future. Jacob’s volunteer background consists of working at local soup kitchens, training groups of individuals looking to go into the armed forces, and serving as the Master of Ceremonies for the Parish of Transfiguration. He grew up in a family of two active parents and a sister. Jacob has been a member of the YMCA since 2012, directed the YMCA sports specialty camp at Camp Halfmoon, and has been a member of the Advisory Board since 2018.

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