“The Hyde Park YMCA is the best thing since sliced bread! I come to swim lessons with my 20-month old grandson because I want him to be safe around water and to grow up healthy. I also love that... Read More

"The Oak Square Y staff is a group of great people, whose welcome and warmth have been a great encouragement... I can say without qualification that going to the Y has made my life significantly... Read More

We are senior citizens ages 72 and 75 who have benefited enormously from our YMCA programs.  Both of us are fortunate to have Denise Buckley as our Personal Trainer.  It is because of... Read More


In 2003 Betty was run over by a truck multiple times and broke every bone in her body.  She was in a coma for 2 ½ months and rehab for 9 months after that.  Betty’s... Read More

I am a native of El Salvador who came to the United States to escape the terrible living conditions there in the early 1990’s. When I arrived in Boston, my professional skills were lacking and I... Read More