Open Monday to Friday, 5 am to 9 pm | Saturday, 6 am to 6 pm | Sunday 8 am to 5 pm through May 28th
Summer hours begin June 4th: Sunday 8am-Noon

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

Our Staff

The staff here at the YMCA are committed to providing our members with a clean, safe, and welcoming facility. We have over 150 staff members who work throughout the facility focused on ensuring the member experience is positive.

Our staff includes trained and qualified fitness instructors, certified personal trainers, housekeepers, maintenance staff, wellness center and welcome desk staff, teachers, camp counselors, and more.

We are led by an Administrative Team who ensure day to day operations run smoothly.

Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Dan joins the Keene Family YMCA from the Cadillac Michigan YMCA. Dan ensures our Y runs smoothly and takes the lead on implementing our strategic plan. He is excited to be a part of our community. 

Years of YMCA Service: Since 2010

Why do you work for the YMCA? Because I believe the Human Spirit blossoms to its fullest potential when we rally as a community to turn the causes of Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility into a movement that changes culture.

Your interests and passions: Celebrating the diversity of life, culture, and faith.

Your family: I live in Keene with my wife, two daughters and two dogs.

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Joshua Arroyo-Torres

Membership Director & Equity Advocate

Morgan Allard

Morgan Allard

Aquatics Director

Morgan is the Aquatics Directo at the Keene Family YMCA, overseeing all activities taking place in our Aquatics Center including swim lessons, lap swimming, aquatics group exercise and more. 

Years of YMCA Service: I’ve worked for a YMCA Association since 2015, and here at the Keene Family YMCA since 2016.

Why do you work for the YMCA? I believe in our mission and values. I grew up as a Y kid. From child care to summer camp, after school to swim team. I was a real Y kid. This is my way to give back. The Y did so much for me in my youth. 

Your interests and passions: I love the outdoors! I spend a lot of time hiking, boating, fishing, biking and swimming. I also love spending time with family and friends.

Your family: I grew up in Fitchburg, MA but I currently live in Keene with my significant other, Jacob, and our two cats. We love this area and don’t plan on going anywhere.

Michael Blume

Michael Blume

Director of Development & Community Impact

As the DCI Director, Mick’s focus is to help sustain the Y’s programming and operations through fundraising while ensuring the Y is making and supporting meaningful impact in our community. 

Years of YMCA service: I began my YMCA service in November 2022 when I joined the amazing team here at the Keene Family YMCA. In my career, I’ve worked directly with countless YMCAs across New England. I am excited to officially be a part of the YMCA family.

Why do you work for the YMCA? I have seen firsthand how important the Y is to its community and when I saw an opportunity to bring my skills to Keene, I couldn’t pass it up. I personally connect with the mission, vision, values and focus that drive our work and I believe the Y is a great resource for everyone. 

Your interests and passions: Being active, playing/watching sports, and spending time with family and friends. I spent most of my childhood outdoors in a small town but after going to college and working in a city, I’m looking forward to getting back out on the trails.

Your family: I moved to the area with my wife and daughter, who was born in the fall of 2022. 

Kelly Fleuette

Kelly Fleuette

Senior Program Director

Kelly leads the Y in all things health and wellness! 

Years of YMCA service: 25 years in the YMCA movement previously at both the Woonsocket YMCA in Rhode Island and Cape Cod YMCA in Massachusetts, and the past 20 years here in Keene, most recently as ChildCare Services Director.

Why do you work for the YMCA? I believe in our mission of supporting all members of our community especially the youth. It’s all about family for me.

Your interests and passions: I like being outside, running, and spending time with my family and friends.

Your family: I live in Keene with my husband and three daughters.

Katie Gregory

Katie Gregory

Childcare Services Director

Katie is in charge of the extensive childcare program at the Keene Family YMCA, which includes programs at the YMCA Children’s Learning Center, Maple Avenue Learning Center, and the YMCA Preschool at Jonathan Daniels.

Samantha Hill

Teen Director

Sam develops and leads the YMCA’s teen programs.

Years of YMCA service: 10+ years. I started working at the Keene Family Y in 2008 in the After School program as the School Age Coordinator. I quickly moved into the role of School Age and Camp Director and left in 2018 for a Parks and Rec Director Position. But now I am back as the Teen Director. 

Why do you work for the YMCA? I grew up in the Keene Y and have been shaped by the core values the Y teaches and the people I have met while working here. I also believe in working for an organization whose mission is something you believe in. 

My interests and passions: Roller Derby, reading, and crafting are just some of my passions. Along with spending time with my family and friends. 

My Family: I live in Keene with my significant other, Andy, and our dog Gatsby. 


Colleen Manzi

Colleen Manzi

Marketing Director

Colleen leads the charge in marketing and communications for the Keene Family YMCA. She is also the Brand Advocate, working to protect and preserve the Y brand.

Years of YMCA service: I joined the team at Keene Family YMCA in April of 2021. 

Why do you work for the YMCA? I love working in the nonprofit space, and the Y is a great fit for me personally. I’m passionate about wellness, and especially about keeping kids active and moving! This is a great organization and I love feeling like what I do is making a difference for our members, and for our community. 

Your interests and passions: I love the outdoors. I spend a lot of time in the woods! Trail running, hiking, and doing what I can to help preserve our public lands is my passion. I’m also very family-oriented and love spending time with the people I love.

Your family: I grew up in Keene, and have lived in this area my entire life. I do love it here! My husband and I live in Troy, along with our two sons, Cody and Keenan, and our dog Chibbs. We have a little hobby farm there where we raise animals and do some gardening. 

Meghan Marcucci

YMCA Community Coalition Director

Meghan oversees the YMCA Community Coalition and the Monadnock Youth Coalition. Both coalitions have the goal of reducing youth substance use in our region. 

Years of YMCA service: 2 Years

Why do you work for the YMCA? I started working at the Y as a young adult in my twenties. It was the most supportive and motivating work environment that I have ever been a part of. My boss and colleagues always worked to inspire me and build me up into a better person. I believe in the YMCA mission, and I also feel inspired to make our community a healthier place for future generations.

Your interests and passions: I am a BIG reader, I love to do anything active outside, living a healthy lifestyle is a priority for me, and I recharge by hanging out with my pets, family and friends.

Your family: My partner Sean, my puppy Bean, and my two cats Mao and Cece. The rest of my family is all over!

Bridget Moynihan

Health & Wellness Director

Bridget oversees the Wellness Floor, Group Exercise, and Personal Training programs at the Y.

Years of YMCA service: I’m thrilled to join the Y in 2022 and to continue my career in health and wellness which began in 1996.

Why do you work for the YMCA? The Y is very expansive and inclusive in its wellness programs for people of all ages. There truly is something for everyone and I love the energy of this campus.

Your interests and passions: I enjoy singing, skiing, reading and resting!

Your family: I live in Keene with my husband and two daughters. In addition, my mother, father and brother live here as well.

Tammie Patnode

Tammie Patnode

Human Resources and Finance Director

Tammie serves as the fiscal steward and HR Director for the organization.

Years of YMCA service: I started my YMCA career in 1998, serving in many capacities. My passion for the organization is continuously evolving.

Why do you work for the YMCA? I came to the YMCA from the banking industry I was looking to engage my children in the YMCA culture and it has become a way of life for us all. I truly believe in the mission and cause of the YMCA, and I am extremely proud to part of such an amazing organization.

Your interests and passions: I love the outdoors, camping, hunting, fishing, boating, and spending time with family and friends! And of course my JOB!

Your family: I live in Swanzey with my husband of 31 years. We have two amazing children and four grandchildren.

Cindy Puza

Cindy Puza

Business Manager

Years of YMCA Service: Since 2016, but I’ve been involved with the YMCA since I was 8 though Leader Corps, Camp Wakonda, and the Gymnastics Team.

Why do you work for the YMCA? I work for the YMCA because it’s all about the community and I’ve lived in the area all my life. It’s also my way of giving back, because the Y did so much for me in my youth.

Your interests and passions: I love my family, gardening, thrifting, visiting the ocean, and of course cats.

Your family: Cindy grew up in the area, and currently lives in North Swanzey with husband, John, and has three grown children. 

JT Updegraff

JT Updegraff

Camp & Afterschool Program Director

Years of YMCA Service: I recently joined the team in 2022 and look forward to many more years!

Why do you work for the YMCA? I work for the Y because I really enjoy making positive impacts in my community, and to me there is no better way to do that than working with kids.

Your interests and passions: I love playing lacrosse and really any other sport I can get my hands on. I also enjoy coaching and volunteering at the Humane Society with my family.

Your family: I moved to Keene from Michigan with my wife and son along with our dog and cat.

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