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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Together We Give

NH Gives, a day of giving for New Hampshire nonprofits, will go live on Tuesday, June 7th at 5pm and run for 24-hours until 5pm on Wednesday, June 8th. This unique event, administered by the N.H. Center for Nonprofits, is supported by dozens of generous sponsors and champions. Among them is the N.H. Charitable Foundation,

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Water Safety Tips

As temperatures rise, kids want to cool off, whether that is in home pools, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, or oceans. And that means the risk of drowning is as prevalent as ever. With National Water Safety Month in May, now is the time for parents and caregivers to reinforce the importance of equipping their kids

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Listening and Responding to Children

Throughout the month of April we’ve addressed the importance of understanding the Y’s abuse prevention policies, recognizing red flags and boundary violations and how to talk with your children about abuse. Now, it’s important that all parents and caregivers know how to respond to boundary violations and warning signs if children tell you about abuse.

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Talking with Your Children About Abuse

Many parents and caregivers find speaking to their children about abuse to be uncomfortable. Framing these conversations around other safety conversations you have may help you work through some of that uncomfortableness. Below you’ll find age-appropriate ways to talk to your child about boundaries and preventing abuse. Young Children Parents can start these conversations simply

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Changes on the Horizon

Changes on the Horizon – UPDATED 12/13/2021 COVID Protocols at Keene Family YMCA To ensure the health and well-being of our members, participants, staff and volunteers, the Keene Family YMCA has implemented the following protocols.  Everyone who enters our building will be required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status, unless they are actively

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Boundary Violations and Warning Signs of Abuse

At the Y, creating safe spaces for youth to learn, grow and thrive is our top priority – especially following the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Kids need a safe space now more than ever, and we take pride in the measures we’ve taken to help keep your kids safe. Here are some important tips

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YMCA Staff/Volunteer Code of Conduct

The development of children is the foundation on which the Y’s values were built. This is why the safety of all children in our care is our number one priority. Staff and volunteers at the Keene Family YMCA follow our Code of Conduct to ensure the safety of all children who come through our doors,

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USA SWIMMING REGISTRATION

USA SWIMMING REGISTRATION By Pedr Seymour, Head Swim Coach Those who were registered for USA Swimming last year(last season) do not need to provide any information. The registration fee will be withdrawn automatically from your account at the Keene Y. New USA swimmers must scan or take a very good photo of their child’s birth

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2019 Annual Meeting

As per our by-laws, the YMCA is holding its Annual Meeting on April 3, 2019 at 6:00pm in the basketball court. All members, staff, and the public are invited to attend. The “State of the YMCA” meeting will include: recognition of outgoing board members welcome of incoming board members recognition of volunteers announcement of the

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