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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
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!

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

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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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Laura Nese
Director of Data Management

Laura is a graduate of Florida State University with a degree in Recreation and Leisure Administration. She began her career with the YMCA shortly after graduation, moving her to the northeast. Laura began her career at the YMCA of Greater Westfield where she was the Director of Outdoor Education/Aquatics Director. She was with this YMCA for 3 years where she then was hired at the Frost Valley YMCA where she remained for 9 years as the Group and Retreats Director. She has held many roles within the YMCA and is excited to join her skills and experience with the amazing team at the YMCA of Downtown Manchester and the entire Granite YMCA association. She considers herself to be a student of life, and recently earned her 200 hour Yoga Instructor Certification and is continuing to work towards becoming a Yoga Therapist.

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Adrienne Royal
Sr. Director of Child Development

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YMCA of Downtown Manchester Advisory Board

Kraig Burnham
Board Development 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
 

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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Camille Madden
 

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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Arnold Mikolo
 

Arnold Mukwanga Mikolo was born and raised in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo until he was 11 years old. Arnold’s family eventually moved out of the country due to political instability in the region. After graduating from high school, Arnold went to Uganda for his undergraduate studies. Upon returning home after graduation, it was too difficult for him to remain in the Congo because his father was a renowned social justice activist in the region. Arnold found a safe haven in the United States after getting an opportunity to come here as a permanent resident immigrant in 2012. He’s currently working for a local resettlement agency, the International Institute of New England and its sister organization Pinpoint Translation Services as a Translation Program Coordinator and a Youth Specialist working closely with the Manchester School District.  To give back to the community, Arnold also volunteers as a member of New Hampshire Legal Assistance, where he is a housing tester to end housing discrimination in NH. Arnold enjoys the outdoors, hiking, kayaking, swimming and going out with friends. 

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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
 

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
 

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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