KEENE FAMILY YMCA

Open Monday to Friday, 5 am to 9 pm; Saturday, 6 am to 6 pm; Sunday 8 am to 5 pm.

Monday-Friday: 5am to 9pm, Saturday: 6am to 6pm, Sunday: 8am to 5pm

Welcome to our blog!

Below you’ll find all of the articles, news releases, event updates, and more that we’ve published to provide you with the information you need to ensure you have a great experience at the Y. We’re here to help you on your wellness journey and as such, you’ll also find tips and tricks to help you achieve your goals.

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A group of children and camp counselors playing with a parachute in the YMCA gym
Annual Campaign
Colleen Manzi

Support Your Y for a Stronger Community

The Y, one of the region’s largest charitable organizations, raises funds year-round through its Annual Campaign. When you support your Y, you help to ensure that families, children and seniors most in need to access YMCA programs and services, including childcare, swim lessons, summer camp and health and wellness classes. The Y aims to raise

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Healthy Kids Day
Colleen Manzi

30 Years Of Celebrating Healthy Kids

The Keene Family YMCA is kicking off the summer with the return of Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 30th. After a 2-year, hiatus, we’re excited to bring back this fun, free community-wide event that encourages kids to be kids and helps to set them up for a summer of success.  This year’s event will

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Cultural Awareness
Colleen Manzi

Equity Matters

RSVP for “Equity Matters” The Keene Family YMCA, in partnership with the Monadnock Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Coalition invite you to “Equity Matters” – a discussion with Dr. Francois “Officer” Clemmons at the Keene Family YMCA on Monday, April 4, 2022, at 4:15 pm.  Listen as Dr. Clemmons shares his life experiences as a

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Stylized text "Celebrate HERStory" with illustration picturing the profiles of 5 multi-racial women
Cultural Awareness
Colleen Manzi

5 Women who changed our world

Since 1987, March has been designated Women’s History Month in the United States. It is a time for us to reflect on the significant contributions of women throughout our history. Contributions that have often been overlooked or overshadowed by those of men. There are far too many remarkable women in the world to mention here,

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Stylized photo of a man running in the snow with a text overlay that says: wintervention 2.0
Healthy Living
Colleen Manzi

This is a WINTERVENTION

Last year the Y challenged the community to stay active through the winter by committing to exercising consistently for 5 weeks, 5 days per week, 20 minutes per day. Many of you rose to the challenge, completing it in grand style and setting yourselves up with some healthy habits to start the year. This year,

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Cultural Awareness
Colleen Manzi

Heroes in Black History

February is Black History Month, and the Keene Family YMCA is celebrating by lifting up some of the many heroes in Black history whose accomplishments have not only helped shape America’s story but have impacted our global consciousness. Black History Month does not just promote diversity; it celebrates diversity by honoring those men and women

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