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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Annual Campaign

Giving Tuesday

Find joy in giving. Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. In New Hampshire, there are hundreds of amazing, hard-working, and impactful nonprofit organizations doing incredible work. The Keene Family YMCA is one of those mission-focused nonprofits. Our partnerships run deep.

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Fall for the Y Open House & Demo Day
Community Events

Open House & Demo Day at the Y

Fall for the Y at the Fall Open House & Demo Day Fall for the Y at the Keene Family YMCA’s Fall Open House and Demo Day Saturday, November 19th from 8am-3pm. Sample group exercise classes like cycling, Zumba, yoga and more. Be amongst the first to try our brand-new Liquid Gym, with Aqua Cycles

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Chill Snowboard Program 2023
Youth Development

The Chill Snowboard Program Returns

The Chill Snowboard Program Returns to the Y The Keene Family YMCA is excited to bring you this FREE Positive Youth Development program by the Chill Foundation. Chill inspires youth to overcome challenges through boardsports – building resiliency through targeted lessons and challenging physical activities. All gear and services necessary to participate are provided free of charge.

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Healthy Living

Fall Program Preview

FREE Fall Program Preview! This fall our Y has several brand new programs to help you build spirit, mind and body. Just check out our new program guide. So many, in fact, that we thought it might make sense to put together a series of free trial classes to allow you to experience them first-hand

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Membership

Give the Y a Try

GIVE THE Y A TRY! FREE ADMISSION EVERY SATURDAY IN OCTOBER The Keene Family YMCA is opening its doors to the community this month, inviting anyone who would like to use the facility, participate in a group exercise class, or do some climbing on the 30′ indoor rock wall to give it a try for

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Community Events

Welcoming Week

Welcoming Week This Welcoming Week (September 9-18) the Keene Family YMCA will join Welcoming America, other YMCAs, and organizations nationwide to celebrate immigrants contributions to communities by bringing together all residents in a spirit of unity. View the Events Schedule Belonging Begins with Us Each year, Welcoming Week elevates the growing movement of communities that

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2022 Cheshire County Veterans Expo
Community Events

Veterans Expo

Veterans Expo Returns to Keene Friday, September 30th, 10am-3pm at the Keene Family YMCA In 2015, Southwestern Community Services, led by their Supportive Services for Veterans Program staff members John Rider and Matt Primrose, held the first Cheshire County Veterans Summit & Stand Down. The event featured representatives from several local service agencies that shared

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a group of people working out together at the ymca
Healthy Living

Find Your Y

Treat yourself. And a friend. Are you a member of the Keene Family YMCA? Whether you are or not we have some exciting news for you! All month long, current members who refer a friend to the Y will earn a FREE MONTH of membership! And for not-yet-members, join in July with NO JOIN FEE.

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2 kids skating in Chill jerseys
Youth Development

Skate with Chill

2022 Skateboard Program The Keene Family YMCA has partnered with the Monadnock Youth Coalition and Keene Housing Kids Collaborative to bring you this FREE Positive Youth Development program by the Chill Foundation. Chill inspires youth to overcome challenges through boardsports – building resiliency through targeted lessons and challenging physical activities. All gear and services necessary

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

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 are able to access YMCA programs and services, including childcare, swim lessons, summer camp and health and wellness classes. The Y aims

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Healthy Kids Day

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

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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