This spring at the Y: Sports, gymnastics, swimming, pickleball and healthy weight loss program

Spring is just around the corner and that means the Y’s spring program registration is open. Join the Y for fun, health and connection. We can help you stay active this spring with swimming, t-ball, flag football, wrestling, springboard diving, gymnastics, kickboxing, personal training, pickleball  and more. There is something for every age and every interest.

Healthy Habits and Expert Support, our healthy weight loss program, is back. We know that everyone’s weight loss journey is different and we know that it certainly is not easy. Our team of registered dietitians and certified personal trainers are here to help. The Y’s approach to achieving a healthy weight offers safe, effective and sustainable methods. There are no prescribed diets, restrictive approaches or instant cures — just expert guidance and the tools you need to eat healthier and increase your activity level. We will provide the support to develop

Long-term healthy habits. Join this 12-week program on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m., March 18 – June 17. Participants meet weekly for 90 minutes, which includes 45 minutes with a registered dietitian and a 45-minute workout. 

“We are so excited to bring this program back,” said Laurie-Sue Rodrigues, Y health and wellness director. “It has proven effective for so many of our members who have participated in the 12-week session. Our team of health and wellness professionals will provide all the right tools and support, both nutritionally and in terms of exercise, that you will need to stay on track and successfully reach your goals.”

Are you ready for the Head to the Hill 5K? 

Back for the second year in a row, Head to the Hill 5K starts at the Marblehead Y and winds through Swampscott and back through Marblehead up the hilly road to the Y. The race begins Monday, May 21, at 9 a.m.

Need help getting ready for your first 5K or just need some additional motivation and encouragement to get out and run? The Y has created a specially designed 60 Days to My 5K program that can help you gain all the tools you need to run a 5K. 60 Days to My 5K begins March 13 at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Jane Rizza at

Be a sponsor — The first Y golf tournament at Tedesco

The golf tournament at Tedesco Country Club is coming. Join us on Monday, June 12. This new event will support the Y’s annual campaign which enables the Y to say ‘yes’ to everyone who wants to be part of the Y, regardless of their ability to pay. The Y is providing increasingly more financial support to children, adults and families across all program areas. To learn more, visit

There are a wide range of sponsorship levels, from title sponsor for $10,000 to a tee sign for $250. You or your business can support this wonderful event and be part of the Y’s ongoing effort to raise critical funds and support those in the community who need the Y most. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, visit

Don’t miss out on summer camp 2023

Summer camps are filling up fast. There is nothing better than a summer on Children’s Island, swimming in the pool and ocean, kayaking, exploring the beach fronts, creating crafts and playing gaga. Children’s Island summer camp is a unique camp experience on the North Shore. Register today at

The Y is better with friends

Refer a friend to the Y and we’ll thank you with a free month of membership while your friend receives a $0 enrollment fee. Visit the welcome center or reach out to Membership Director Jane Rizza to learn more at

About the YMCA The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits, strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. For more than 160 years, the YMCA of the North Shore has been the foundation of the community. It serves more than 40,000 members and program participants in 25 cities and towns across the North Shore and in southern New Hampshire.

Brian Flynn, LVO YMCA Exec. Dir.
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