Teen Program Helps Vaccination Efforts in Roxbury

September 3, 2021

NBC BOSTON – In partnership with BMC and the help of teen ambassadors, the YMCA is putting together community efforts to get people vaccinated as well as spread accurate information around the vaccine.

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Combining Summer School & Summer Camp — How a Group of Boston Nonprofits Is Reimagining Public Education

July 20, 2021

The74Million – Our President and CEO, James Morton discusses the initiatives taken to establish the Community Learning Collaborative to serve the children of Boston with a more equitable approach to education.

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El Mundo Boston Education Series: Community Learning Collaborative

July 6, 2021

EL MUNDO BOSTON – James Morton, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston and Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, CEO of Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, join El Mundo Boston CEO Alberto Vasallo III to discuss the Community Learning Collaborative which is providing continued learning this summer for Black and Latino children in Boston.

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Diving into Summer: Wave of Drownings Puts Focus on Water Safety

June 29, 2021

NECN – James Morton, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston, was featured in a video segment discussing the importance of swimming lessons and water safety following a shortage of lifeguards and increase in water-related incidents driven by the pandemic.

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MA Drownings: Swimming Advocates Push for 'Critical' Swim Lessons After Tragic incidents

June 27, 2021

BOSTON HERALD – Massachusetts swimming advocates and youth organization leaders are stressing the “critical” need for swim lessons in the wake of a tragic series of drownings across the Bay State.

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MA Offering Incentives to Hire More Lifeguards: What to Know

June 26, 2021

NBC BOSTON – Amidst a lifeguard shortage and rising cases of drownings, state officials are offering a pay raise and bonus incentives for lifeguards.

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Lifeguard Shortage Means Swim at Your Own Risk at Many MA Beaches and Ponds

June 24, 2021

WGBH – State, city, and town officials have been advertising to hire more lifeguards. But until that happens, officials encourage swimmers to pay attention to swim safety rules and swim cautiously at unguarded waterfronts.

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Warm Weather, Fewer Lifeguards, Canceled Swim Lessons Could be Behind the Recent String of Drownings in MA

June 23, 2021

BOSTON GLOBE – A host of factors, from a receding pandemic and exceptionally warm weather to a shortage of lifeguards and swimming lessons, may have contributed to the surge of drownings this spring.

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JAMES MORTON NAMED TO LIST OF THE 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL BOSTONIANS

April 27, 2021

BOSTON MAGAZINE – Fires and rising seas; anti-racism protests from coast to coast; the most consequential and violent presidential election of our time; and, oh yeah, the worst global pandemic since 1918. What a year.

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MAKING PODS WORK FOR EVERYONE

February 25, 2021

AS MANY STUDENTS struggle to keep up with schoolwork virtually, Julia Rios welcomed praise that two kindergarteners she is working with in a new community learning pod are thriving. Their parents and teachers from Blackstone Innovation School in Boston report that, unlike so many children trying to learn during the pandemic, these youngsters are keeping up with their work and even advancing.

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BOSTON GLOBE: 'LEARNING PODS' TAKING ROOT IN BLACK, LATINO NEIGHBORHOODS

February 16, 2021

When school buildings abruptly closed last spring, many wealthy families quickly pooled their resources to pay for private teachers, academic coaches, and art instructors to supplement their children’s at-home schooling in small groups, or “learning pods.”

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YMCA OF GREATER BOSTON ON NECN'S "THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS"

January 11, 2021

YMCA of Greater Boston CEO James Morton describes how he learned of a surprise $18M donation and most importantly how it will impact the organization’s mission, addressing critical needs exacerbated by COVID-19.

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NEU ALUM AND YMCA EXECUTIVE HELPS DISTRIBUTE OVER 3 MILLION MEALS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

December 22, 2020

When Wendy Zinn was a student at Northeastern, she worked at the YMCA of Greater Boston on Huntington Avenue for all three of her co-ops.

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YMCA OF GREATER BOSTON RECEIVES $18M FROM PHILANTHROPIST MACKENZIE SCOTT

December 18, 2020

James Morton, chief executive of the YMCA of Greater Boston, received a call on Nov. 17 that left him speechless.

He learned that philanthropist MacKenzie Scott ― former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos ― planned to give his organization $18 million, the largest donation in its history.

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$4.7 MILLION GRANT AWARDED TO SUPPORT FOOD SECURITY IN MASSACHUSETTS

November 29, 2020

BOSTON (WWLP) — The Baker-Polito Administration announced last week $4.7 million in grants that will be used to address food insecurities across the state due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MA ALLIANCE OF YMCA'S ANNUAL MEETING

November 23, 2020

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MAYOR WALSH JOINS THE Y TO DISTRIBUTE FREE TURKEYS THIS THANKSGIVING

November 21, 2020

BOSTON (WHDH) – Mayor Marty Walsh joined workers at the YMCA Saturday to give out free turkeys to families in need before Thanksgiving.

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CEO JAMES MORTON SELECTED TO BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL'S POWER 50 FOR 2020

October 8, 2020

In a year unlike any other, the leaders of Greater Boston’s business community are meeting the challenges of 2020 head on.

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FOOD INSECURITY IS ON THE RISE IN MASSACHUSETTS

September 1, 2020

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A SUMMER JOB THAT GIVES BACK

August 19, 2020

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GOVERNOR'S VISIT TO HUNTINGTON AVE. LOCATION

July 1, 2020

Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today joined MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak and officials from the City of Boston, Greater Boston YMCA and Greater Boston Food Bank to highlight an innovative partnership to help provide Boston’s most vulnerable residents with access to food by utilizing RIDE paratransit service.

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‘NO VICTORY LAPS FROM COVID-19': GOV. BAKER URGES SOCIAL DISTANCING OVER JULY 4 WEEKEND

July 1, 2020

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday urged residents to practice social distancing over the Fourth of July weekend, saying people should continue to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously to prevent a resurgence of cases.

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GOVERNOR BAKER TOURS YMCA OF GREATER BOSTON

July 1, 2020

BOSTON (Mass.gov) – Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today joined MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak and officials from the City of Boston, Greater Boston YMCA and Greater Boston Food Bank to highlight an innovative partnership to help provide Boston’s most vulnerable residents with access to food by utilizing RIDE paratransit service.

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THE RIDE DRIVERS HELP DELIVER THOUSANDS OF MEALS DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

July 1, 2020

BOSTON —

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and members of his administration touted a collaborative effort with community organizations Wednesday which has delivered tens of thousands of meals since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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OFFICIALS HAVE FULL PLATE AS 1 IN 7 GO HUNGRY AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

July 1, 2020

An unlikely partnership has formed in an “all-hands-on-deck” effort to keep food on the table as 1 in 7 Massachusetts residents go hungry amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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‘WE’RE BUILT TO DO THIS’: AS FOOD INSECURITY RISES IN MASS., FOOD PROVIDERS ADJUST

June 26, 2020

Here’s how Boston’s food banks, pantries, and other organizations are keeping up with increasing demand.

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Programs

Water Fitness
Weekly Schedule

Locations
Availability
Adult Beginner
5-10 weeks

Swimmers focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Fall
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Wang
Adult Beginner
5-10 weeks

Swimmers focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Summer
Dorchester
Huntington
Oak Square
Adult Intermediate
5-10 weeks

Swimmers learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance. Rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action are introduced.

Fall
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Wang
Adult Intermediate
5-10 weeks

Swimmers learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance. Rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action are introduced.

Summer
Huntington
Parkway Community
Aqua Fitness
1 Hour

Aqua Fitness, also known as Water Aerobics, is a low/moderate intensity water exercise class designed to stretch and strengthen your entire body through aerobic conditioning.

Fall Summer
Burbank
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Aqua VIIT Deep
45

Deep-water class will combine traditional toning exercises and swimming movements in a variable intensity intermittent interval training (VIIT) format. Floatation belt advised.

Fall Summer
Charles River
Aqua Zumba
1 Hour

Aqua Zumba® combines the traditional elements of aqua fitness classes with the upbeat, Latin-infused dance moves a music Zumba fitness is famous for. A shallow water class with emphasis placed on toning for the entire body, increases aerobic fi ness all while partying in the pool.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Huntington
North Suburban
Barre
45

This low impact, high intensity class pulls elements of ballet to create a unique strength focused workout. Small, targeted movements and high repetition improves muscle endurance, balance, core strength and flexibility.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Barre Fusion
45

This class incorporates elements of barre with additional strength exercises influenced by Pilates and yoga. Build muscle, improve balance and flexibility and strengthen your core with various equipment and body weight exercises.

Fall Summer
Huntington
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Basketball Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of basketball including ball control, dribbling, passing, and shooting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Summer
Burbank
Charlestown
Dorchester
North Suburban
Oak Square
Waltham
Basketball Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of basketball including ball control, dribbling, passing, and shooting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Fall
Oak Square
Thomas M. Menino
Bootcamp
45

Be prepared to give it your all and leave your comfort zone behind with this combination of cardio and strength exercises. This full body workout will include weights, agility movements, calisthenics and plyometrics. Be ready to sweat and leave feeling motivated and empowered.

Fall Summer
Dorchester
Cardio Dance
45

This full body, dance fitness party will get your heart rate pumping to Latin and world music. Following easy-to-learn dance choreography, this cardio based workout will leave you sweating and smiling.

Fall Summer
Parkway Community
Circuit Training
45

Not your average water fitness class. This class is welcome to all fitness levels. Elements of tabata, cardio, HIIT, resistance and strength & conditioning will be added to this class. Every move can be modified to meet your specific goals!

Fall Summer
Charles River
Waltham
Core Training
45

This class challenges the muscles in your abdomen and back to improve posture and balance while strengthening your core.

Fall Summer
Huntington
Cycle
45

This high energy cardio workout incorporates a mix of intervals, speed drills, jumps and hills on our stationary bikes. Benefit from a major calorie burn as upbeat music and motivating instructors take you on an all-terrain ride.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
East Boston
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Waltham
Deep Water Fitness
45

Class held in deep water, with use of a flotation belt for proper alignment. Challenge your body with this high intensity water exercise. It includes cardiovascular and muscle conditioning, non-weight bearing and no impact on joints.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Oak Square
Fit For Life
45

This class is designed for anyone looking for a gentle approach to fitness. By incorporating low impact cardio movements and light strength training, this class improves balance and mobility while increasing strength.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Waltham
Wang
Fitness Center
45 min

Book reservations for our fitness center equipment including cardio machines such as treadmills and elipticals, weight machines, open workout spaces and so much more! Equipment available varies by branch location.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
East Boston
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Waltham
Wang
Functional Fitness
45

This class is a full body workout! Goals include building strength and flexibility around key muscles used for every day function, and general cardio. Class will be mixed in the deep and shallow ends.

Fall Summer
Waltham
Gentle Flow Yoga
45

This beginner appropriate, slow moving class will take you through foundation postures at a relaxed pace. With a focus on relaxation, meditation and restoration, this class is designed for those seeking an introductory or gentle approach to yoga.

Fall Summer
Dorchester
North Suburban
Oak Square
Gymnastics
5-10 weeks

Learn basic gymnastics skills like forward rolls, handstands and cartwheels. Flexibility and proper stretching techniques will be taught.

Fall Summer
Oak Square
H20 Boot camp
45

The class will incorporate the use of weights and other tools to facilitate strength gains while a mix of fast cardio exercises will be spread throughout, to keep your heart rate and calorie burn going up! This is a high intensity water fitness program with low impact and impact on joints and expands lung capacity as well as the benefits of weight and resistance training.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Huntington
High Fitness
45

High Fitness transforms old school aerobics into a highly addictive new experience that combines simple modern fitness techniques with music you know and love. This high energy, intense workout alternates between cardio peaks and toning tracks for a fully body workout set to music.

Fall Summer
Huntington
HIIT
45

High Intensity Interval Training alternates short periods of challenging cardio and strength exercises with less intense recovery periods. Expect to use your own body weight to work all major muscle groups and spike your heartrate during these fast paced, high energy workouts.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Waltham
Wang
Joint Venture
45

Exercises approved by the Arthritis Foundation include walking, gentle stretching, flexing, extension and range-of-motion. Exercises are done in shallow water and focus on activities of daily living, moving a joint through your range of motion and holding it to feel a gentle stretch in the muscle.

Fall Summer
Charles River
Junior Celtics Youth Development League (JCYDL)
5-10 weeks

The YMCA of Greater Boston has partnered with the Boston Celtics and their Jr. Celtics Youth Development Leagues! During this unprecedented time participants can expect a safe and engaging experience that will focus on fundamental skill development from YMCA coaches and Celtics professionals. This exclusive basketball program teaches the values of Celtics basketball and healthy player development along with skills and drills to enhance ball control, dribbling, passing, and shooting. Enrolled participants have the chance to become a Jr. Celtic Player of the week, participate in our pre-season Draft and sign their Celtics Contract, and attend an end of the season group chat/webinar with a Celtics VIP.

Fall
Burbank
Charlestown
Dorchester
East Boston
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Kickboxing
45

Improve endurance and agility in this sweat generating kickboxing workout. With punches, kicks and other cardio elements, this class will leave you feeling energized and empowered.

Fall Summer
Huntington
Waltham
LaBlast
45

LaBlast® Fitness is a dance fitness program based on all of the ballroom dances as seen on Dancing with the Stars. It is partner-free, includes all components of fitness, and uses music from every era & genre. Dances include: Cha Cha Cha, Disco, Jive, Lindy Hop, Merengue, Paso Doble, Quick Step, Salsa and Samba. Offered Fridays at 11:00 AM, both in-person (outdoors) and virtually. When registering, choose whether you plan to attend in person or via Zoom. In case of inclement weather, class will move indoors.

Fall Summer
Charles River
Lablast splash
45

LaBlast Splash is a shallow water aqua fitness program based on all the dances you see on “Dancing with the Stars”. It’s partner free, includes joint friendly cardio building and resistance training. Celebrate the beauty of dancing in the water to a wide variety of music.

Fall Summer
Charles River
Parent/Child Stage A and B: Water Discovery and Exploration
5-10 weeks

In Stage A, the parent/guardian is introduced to working with their infant or toddler in the aquatic environment. In Stage B, the parent/guardian works with their child to learn the fundamentals of safety and swimming skills.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Parent/Child Stage A and B: Water Discovery and Exploration
5-10 weeks

In Stage A, the parent/guardian is introduced to working with their infant or toddler in the aquatic environment. In Stage B, the parent/guardian works with their child to learn the fundamentals of safety and swimming skills.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Pickleball

Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong and is also fun, social, and friendly.

Fall
Parkway Community
Pilates
45

Stretch and strengthen your body with various Pilates movements adapted to be performed on a mat. With an emphasis on core strengthening, this class will improve your mobility, flexibility and overall strength.

Fall Summer
Huntington
Waltham
Pound
45

This rock out workout uses Ripstix, lightly weighted drumsticks, to transform drumming into a fun and effective workout. Be prepared for a full body workout that combines cardio and strength training with yoga and Pilates inspired movements.

Fall Summer
Huntington
Oak Square
Power Flow Yoga
45

This fitness-minded approach to yoga will keep you consistently flowing through poses to test your strength and improve flexibility. With a focus on mindfulness and breath, this class will leave students feeling challenged and energized.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Preschool Basketball
5-10 weeks

This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

Summer
Dorchester
North Suburban
Preschool Basketball
5-10 weeks

This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

Fall
Dorchester
North Suburban
Waltham
Preschool Soccer
5-10 weeks

This class will teach the fundamentals of soccer. Classes will focus on improving the players’ ball control skills, learning game rules and teamwork, and then playing a game.

Summer
Charlestown
Preschool Soccer
5-10 weeks

This class will teach the fundamentals of soccer. Classes will focus on improving the players’ ball control skills, learning game rules and teamwork, and then playing a game.

Fall
North Suburban
Preschool Stage 1: Water Acclimation
5-10 weeks

In Stage 1, the parent/guardian works with their child to develop comfort with the following swim skills: underwater exploration, floating and learning to safely exit the pool.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Preschool Stage 1: Water Acclimation
5-10 weeks

In Stage 1, the parent/guardian works with their child to develop comfort with the following swim skills: underwater exploration, floating and learning to safely exit the pool.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement
5-10 weeks

In Stage 2, the child works to develop the following swim skills: body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement
5-10 weeks

In Stage 2, the child works to develop the following swim skills: body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina
5-10 weeks

In Stage 3, the child will work to develop the stamina needed to swim 25 yards unassisted, and introduces the following new skills: rhythmic breathing, and integrated arm and leg actions.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina
5-10 weeks

In Stage 3, the child will work to develop the stamina needed to swim 25 yards unassisted, and introduces the following new skills: rhythmic breathing, and integrated arm and leg actions.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
5-10 weeks

In Stage 4, students work on developing swim stroke techniques for the front and back crawl and introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

Summer
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
5-10 weeks

In Stage 4, students work on developing swim stroke techniques for the front and back crawl and introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Private Swim Lessons
5-10 weeks

Private swim lessons for youth and adults are scheduled at the convenience of the individual, the instructor and pool availability.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Private Swim Lessons
5-10 weeks

Private swim lessons for youth and adults are scheduled at the convenience of the individual, the instructor and pool availability.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Rock Climbing

This class teaches the basics of climbing and bouldering on our indoor rock wall. You will learn to conquer your fears and improve self-confidence, all while getting exercise and learning to trust yourself and those around you.

Fall
Oak Square
Soccer Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of soccer including ball control skill, passing, and shooting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Summer
Burbank
Charlestown
North Suburban
Oak Square
Waltham
Soccer Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of soccer including ball control skill, passing, and shooting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
East Boston
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Waltham
Sports Sampler
5-10 weeks

Introduces youth to sports at the Y while fostering the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, and good sportsmanship. This engaging program focuses on the skills and drills essential to learning the fundamentals of a variety of sports including basketball, baseball/t-ball, floor hockey, and soccer while having fun.

Summer
Burbank
Charlestown
North Suburban
Oak Square
Waltham
Sports Sampler
5-10 weeks

Introduces youth to sports at the Y while fostering the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, and good sportsmanship. This engaging program focuses on the skills and drills essential to learning the fundamentals of a variety of sports including basketball, baseball/t-ball, floor hockey, and soccer while having fun.

Fall
Burbank
Charlestown
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Waltham
Strength Train Together
45

Strength Train Together maximizes your workout results with 45 minutes of impactful strength training. You’ll get stronger while improving movement when you combine traditional strength training with functional exercises using an adjustable barbell, weights and bodyweight.

Fall Summer
Charles River
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Waltham
T-Ball Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of T-Ball including fielding, throwing, swing form and hitting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Parkway Community
Tabata/HIIT
45

This is a mixed format class. Tabata consists of eight rounds of ultra-high-intensity exercises in a specific 20-seconds-on, 10-seconds-off interval. HIIT Stands for High Intensity Interval Training. HIIT workout alternates between intense bursts of activity and fixed periods of less intense activity or active recovery. Both deep and shallow participants welcome.

Fall Summer
Waltham
Total Body Conditioning
45

This high energy, full body workout incorporates strength and cardio movements while offering modifications and progressions to be suitable for all fitness levels.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
East Boston
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Waltham
Wang
Tumbling Tots
5-10 weeks

Develop climbing, balance, and agility and coordination class in this physical play class.

Fall Summer
Oak Square
Y-Fit Kids
5-10 weeks

Gain an understanding of and experience what being physically and mentally fit is all about. Kids will sample many different sports, group exercise classes, body weight exercises, yoga, safety around water, cardio equipment, nutrition information and more!

Fall Summer
Burbank
Waltham
Yoga
45

Flow through various poses while maintaining an emphasis on breath and mindfulness. Gain strength, balance, and flexibility while visiting various poses that include standing, bending, twisting and lunging.

Fall Summer
Charles River
Charlestown
Parkway Community
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 1: Water Acclimation
5-10 weeks

In Stage 1, the parent/guardian works with their child to develop comfort with the following swim skills: underwater exploration, floating and learning to safely exit the pool.

Summer
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 1: Water Acclimation
5-10 weeks

In Stage 1, the parent/guardian works with their child to develop comfort with the following swim skills: underwater exploration, floating and learning to safely exit the pool.

Fall
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 2: Water Movement
5-10 weeks

In Stage 2, the child work to develop the following swim skills: body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 2: Water Movement
5-10 weeks

In Stage 2, the child work to develop the following swim skills: body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 3: Water Stamina
5-10 weeks

In Stage 3, the child will work to develop the stamina needed to swim 25 yards unassisted, and introduces the following new skills: rhythmic breathing, and integrated arm and leg actions.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 3: Water Stamina
5-10 weeks

In Stage 3, the child will work to develop the stamina needed to swim 25 yards unassisted, and introduces the following new skills: rhythmic breathing, and integrated arm and leg actions.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
5-10 weeks

In Stage 4, students work on developing swim stroke techniques for the front and back crawl and introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
5-10 weeks

In Stage 4, students work on developing swim stroke techniques for the front and back crawl and introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 5: Stroke Development
5-10 weeks

In Stage 5, students work on integrating arm and leg actions for the breaststroke and butterfly strokes, and refine swim stroke skills and techniques for all other swim strokes.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 5: Stroke Development
5-10 weeks

In Stage 5, students work on integrating arm and leg actions for the breaststroke and butterfly strokes, and refine swim stroke skills and techniques for all other swim strokes.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 6: Stroke Mechanics
5-10 weeks

In Stage 6, students work on refining swim stroke technique for all major competitive strokes and building stamina to perform each stroke for greater distances. Students are introduced to the concept of, competitive swimming, and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 6: Stroke Mechanics
5-10 weeks

In Stage 6, students work on refining swim stroke technique for all major competitive strokes and building stamina to perform each stroke for greater distances. Students are introduced to the concept of, competitive swimming, and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Zumba
45

This full body, dance fitness party will get your heart rate pumping to Latin and world music. Following easy-to-learn dance choreography, this cardio based workout will leave you sweating and smiling.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
East Boston
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Waltham
Wang
Programs

Water Fitness
Weekly Schedule

Locations
Availability
Adult Beginner
5-10 weeks

Swimmers focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Fall
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Wang
Adult Beginner
5-10 weeks

Swimmers focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Summer
Dorchester
Huntington
Oak Square
Adult Intermediate
5-10 weeks

Swimmers learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance. Rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action are introduced.

Fall
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Wang
Adult Intermediate
5-10 weeks

Swimmers learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance. Rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action are introduced.

Summer
Huntington
Parkway Community
Aqua Fitness
1 Hour

Aqua Fitness, also known as Water Aerobics, is a low/moderate intensity water exercise class designed to stretch and strengthen your entire body through aerobic conditioning.

Fall Summer
Burbank
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Aqua VIIT Deep
45

Deep-water class will combine traditional toning exercises and swimming movements in a variable intensity intermittent interval training (VIIT) format. Floatation belt advised.

Fall Summer
Charles River
Aqua Zumba
1 Hour

Aqua Zumba® combines the traditional elements of aqua fitness classes with the upbeat, Latin-infused dance moves a music Zumba fitness is famous for. A shallow water class with emphasis placed on toning for the entire body, increases aerobic fi ness all while partying in the pool.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Huntington
North Suburban
Barre
45

This low impact, high intensity class pulls elements of ballet to create a unique strength focused workout. Small, targeted movements and high repetition improves muscle endurance, balance, core strength and flexibility.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Barre Fusion
45

This class incorporates elements of barre with additional strength exercises influenced by Pilates and yoga. Build muscle, improve balance and flexibility and strengthen your core with various equipment and body weight exercises.

Fall Summer
Huntington
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Basketball Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of basketball including ball control, dribbling, passing, and shooting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Summer
Burbank
Charlestown
Dorchester
North Suburban
Oak Square
Waltham
Basketball Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of basketball including ball control, dribbling, passing, and shooting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Fall
Oak Square
Thomas M. Menino
Bootcamp
45

Be prepared to give it your all and leave your comfort zone behind with this combination of cardio and strength exercises. This full body workout will include weights, agility movements, calisthenics and plyometrics. Be ready to sweat and leave feeling motivated and empowered.

Fall Summer
Dorchester
Cardio Dance
45

This full body, dance fitness party will get your heart rate pumping to Latin and world music. Following easy-to-learn dance choreography, this cardio based workout will leave you sweating and smiling.

Fall Summer
Parkway Community
Circuit Training
45

Not your average water fitness class. This class is welcome to all fitness levels. Elements of tabata, cardio, HIIT, resistance and strength & conditioning will be added to this class. Every move can be modified to meet your specific goals!

Fall Summer
Charles River
Waltham
Core Training
45

This class challenges the muscles in your abdomen and back to improve posture and balance while strengthening your core.

Fall Summer
Huntington
Cycle
45

This high energy cardio workout incorporates a mix of intervals, speed drills, jumps and hills on our stationary bikes. Benefit from a major calorie burn as upbeat music and motivating instructors take you on an all-terrain ride.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
East Boston
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Waltham
Deep Water Fitness
45

Class held in deep water, with use of a flotation belt for proper alignment. Challenge your body with this high intensity water exercise. It includes cardiovascular and muscle conditioning, non-weight bearing and no impact on joints.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Oak Square
Fit For Life
45

This class is designed for anyone looking for a gentle approach to fitness. By incorporating low impact cardio movements and light strength training, this class improves balance and mobility while increasing strength.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Waltham
Wang
Fitness Center
45 min

Book reservations for our fitness center equipment including cardio machines such as treadmills and elipticals, weight machines, open workout spaces and so much more! Equipment available varies by branch location.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
East Boston
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Waltham
Wang
Functional Fitness
45

This class is a full body workout! Goals include building strength and flexibility around key muscles used for every day function, and general cardio. Class will be mixed in the deep and shallow ends.

Fall Summer
Waltham
Gentle Flow Yoga
45

This beginner appropriate, slow moving class will take you through foundation postures at a relaxed pace. With a focus on relaxation, meditation and restoration, this class is designed for those seeking an introductory or gentle approach to yoga.

Fall Summer
Dorchester
North Suburban
Oak Square
Gymnastics
5-10 weeks

Learn basic gymnastics skills like forward rolls, handstands and cartwheels. Flexibility and proper stretching techniques will be taught.

Fall Summer
Oak Square
H20 Boot camp
45

The class will incorporate the use of weights and other tools to facilitate strength gains while a mix of fast cardio exercises will be spread throughout, to keep your heart rate and calorie burn going up! This is a high intensity water fitness program with low impact and impact on joints and expands lung capacity as well as the benefits of weight and resistance training.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Huntington
High Fitness
45

High Fitness transforms old school aerobics into a highly addictive new experience that combines simple modern fitness techniques with music you know and love. This high energy, intense workout alternates between cardio peaks and toning tracks for a fully body workout set to music.

Fall Summer
Huntington
HIIT
45

High Intensity Interval Training alternates short periods of challenging cardio and strength exercises with less intense recovery periods. Expect to use your own body weight to work all major muscle groups and spike your heartrate during these fast paced, high energy workouts.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Waltham
Wang
Joint Venture
45

Exercises approved by the Arthritis Foundation include walking, gentle stretching, flexing, extension and range-of-motion. Exercises are done in shallow water and focus on activities of daily living, moving a joint through your range of motion and holding it to feel a gentle stretch in the muscle.

Fall Summer
Charles River
Junior Celtics Youth Development League (JCYDL)
5-10 weeks

The YMCA of Greater Boston has partnered with the Boston Celtics and their Jr. Celtics Youth Development Leagues! During this unprecedented time participants can expect a safe and engaging experience that will focus on fundamental skill development from YMCA coaches and Celtics professionals. This exclusive basketball program teaches the values of Celtics basketball and healthy player development along with skills and drills to enhance ball control, dribbling, passing, and shooting. Enrolled participants have the chance to become a Jr. Celtic Player of the week, participate in our pre-season Draft and sign their Celtics Contract, and attend an end of the season group chat/webinar with a Celtics VIP.

Fall
Burbank
Charlestown
Dorchester
East Boston
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Kickboxing
45

Improve endurance and agility in this sweat generating kickboxing workout. With punches, kicks and other cardio elements, this class will leave you feeling energized and empowered.

Fall Summer
Huntington
Waltham
LaBlast
45

LaBlast® Fitness is a dance fitness program based on all of the ballroom dances as seen on Dancing with the Stars. It is partner-free, includes all components of fitness, and uses music from every era & genre. Dances include: Cha Cha Cha, Disco, Jive, Lindy Hop, Merengue, Paso Doble, Quick Step, Salsa and Samba. Offered Fridays at 11:00 AM, both in-person (outdoors) and virtually. When registering, choose whether you plan to attend in person or via Zoom. In case of inclement weather, class will move indoors.

Fall Summer
Charles River
Lablast splash
45

LaBlast Splash is a shallow water aqua fitness program based on all the dances you see on “Dancing with the Stars”. It’s partner free, includes joint friendly cardio building and resistance training. Celebrate the beauty of dancing in the water to a wide variety of music.

Fall Summer
Charles River
Parent/Child Stage A and B: Water Discovery and Exploration
5-10 weeks

In Stage A, the parent/guardian is introduced to working with their infant or toddler in the aquatic environment. In Stage B, the parent/guardian works with their child to learn the fundamentals of safety and swimming skills.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Parent/Child Stage A and B: Water Discovery and Exploration
5-10 weeks

In Stage A, the parent/guardian is introduced to working with their infant or toddler in the aquatic environment. In Stage B, the parent/guardian works with their child to learn the fundamentals of safety and swimming skills.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Pickleball

Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong and is also fun, social, and friendly.

Fall
Parkway Community
Pilates
45

Stretch and strengthen your body with various Pilates movements adapted to be performed on a mat. With an emphasis on core strengthening, this class will improve your mobility, flexibility and overall strength.

Fall Summer
Huntington
Waltham
Pound
45

This rock out workout uses Ripstix, lightly weighted drumsticks, to transform drumming into a fun and effective workout. Be prepared for a full body workout that combines cardio and strength training with yoga and Pilates inspired movements.

Fall Summer
Huntington
Oak Square
Power Flow Yoga
45

This fitness-minded approach to yoga will keep you consistently flowing through poses to test your strength and improve flexibility. With a focus on mindfulness and breath, this class will leave students feeling challenged and energized.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Preschool Basketball
5-10 weeks

This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

Summer
Dorchester
North Suburban
Preschool Basketball
5-10 weeks

This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

Fall
Dorchester
North Suburban
Waltham
Preschool Soccer
5-10 weeks

This class will teach the fundamentals of soccer. Classes will focus on improving the players’ ball control skills, learning game rules and teamwork, and then playing a game.

Summer
Charlestown
Preschool Soccer
5-10 weeks

This class will teach the fundamentals of soccer. Classes will focus on improving the players’ ball control skills, learning game rules and teamwork, and then playing a game.

Fall
North Suburban
Preschool Stage 1: Water Acclimation
5-10 weeks

In Stage 1, the parent/guardian works with their child to develop comfort with the following swim skills: underwater exploration, floating and learning to safely exit the pool.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Preschool Stage 1: Water Acclimation
5-10 weeks

In Stage 1, the parent/guardian works with their child to develop comfort with the following swim skills: underwater exploration, floating and learning to safely exit the pool.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement
5-10 weeks

In Stage 2, the child works to develop the following swim skills: body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement
5-10 weeks

In Stage 2, the child works to develop the following swim skills: body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina
5-10 weeks

In Stage 3, the child will work to develop the stamina needed to swim 25 yards unassisted, and introduces the following new skills: rhythmic breathing, and integrated arm and leg actions.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina
5-10 weeks

In Stage 3, the child will work to develop the stamina needed to swim 25 yards unassisted, and introduces the following new skills: rhythmic breathing, and integrated arm and leg actions.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
5-10 weeks

In Stage 4, students work on developing swim stroke techniques for the front and back crawl and introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

Summer
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
5-10 weeks

In Stage 4, students work on developing swim stroke techniques for the front and back crawl and introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Private Swim Lessons
5-10 weeks

Private swim lessons for youth and adults are scheduled at the convenience of the individual, the instructor and pool availability.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Private Swim Lessons
5-10 weeks

Private swim lessons for youth and adults are scheduled at the convenience of the individual, the instructor and pool availability.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Rock Climbing

This class teaches the basics of climbing and bouldering on our indoor rock wall. You will learn to conquer your fears and improve self-confidence, all while getting exercise and learning to trust yourself and those around you.

Fall
Oak Square
Soccer Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of soccer including ball control skill, passing, and shooting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Summer
Burbank
Charlestown
North Suburban
Oak Square
Waltham
Soccer Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of soccer including ball control skill, passing, and shooting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
East Boston
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Waltham
Sports Sampler
5-10 weeks

Introduces youth to sports at the Y while fostering the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, and good sportsmanship. This engaging program focuses on the skills and drills essential to learning the fundamentals of a variety of sports including basketball, baseball/t-ball, floor hockey, and soccer while having fun.

Summer
Burbank
Charlestown
North Suburban
Oak Square
Waltham
Sports Sampler
5-10 weeks

Introduces youth to sports at the Y while fostering the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, and good sportsmanship. This engaging program focuses on the skills and drills essential to learning the fundamentals of a variety of sports including basketball, baseball/t-ball, floor hockey, and soccer while having fun.

Fall
Burbank
Charlestown
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Waltham
Strength Train Together
45

Strength Train Together maximizes your workout results with 45 minutes of impactful strength training. You’ll get stronger while improving movement when you combine traditional strength training with functional exercises using an adjustable barbell, weights and bodyweight.

Fall Summer
Charles River
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Waltham
T-Ball Skills & Drills
5-10 weeks

This class teaches youth the fundamentals of T-Ball including fielding, throwing, swing form and hitting while incorporating teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Parkway Community
Tabata/HIIT
45

This is a mixed format class. Tabata consists of eight rounds of ultra-high-intensity exercises in a specific 20-seconds-on, 10-seconds-off interval. HIIT Stands for High Intensity Interval Training. HIIT workout alternates between intense bursts of activity and fixed periods of less intense activity or active recovery. Both deep and shallow participants welcome.

Fall Summer
Waltham
Total Body Conditioning
45

This high energy, full body workout incorporates strength and cardio movements while offering modifications and progressions to be suitable for all fitness levels.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
East Boston
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Waltham
Wang
Tumbling Tots
5-10 weeks

Develop climbing, balance, and agility and coordination class in this physical play class.

Fall Summer
Oak Square
Y-Fit Kids
5-10 weeks

Gain an understanding of and experience what being physically and mentally fit is all about. Kids will sample many different sports, group exercise classes, body weight exercises, yoga, safety around water, cardio equipment, nutrition information and more!

Fall Summer
Burbank
Waltham
Yoga
45

Flow through various poses while maintaining an emphasis on breath and mindfulness. Gain strength, balance, and flexibility while visiting various poses that include standing, bending, twisting and lunging.

Fall Summer
Charles River
Charlestown
Parkway Community
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 1: Water Acclimation
5-10 weeks

In Stage 1, the parent/guardian works with their child to develop comfort with the following swim skills: underwater exploration, floating and learning to safely exit the pool.

Summer
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 1: Water Acclimation
5-10 weeks

In Stage 1, the parent/guardian works with their child to develop comfort with the following swim skills: underwater exploration, floating and learning to safely exit the pool.

Fall
Charles River
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 2: Water Movement
5-10 weeks

In Stage 2, the child work to develop the following swim skills: body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 2: Water Movement
5-10 weeks

In Stage 2, the child work to develop the following swim skills: body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 3: Water Stamina
5-10 weeks

In Stage 3, the child will work to develop the stamina needed to swim 25 yards unassisted, and introduces the following new skills: rhythmic breathing, and integrated arm and leg actions.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 3: Water Stamina
5-10 weeks

In Stage 3, the child will work to develop the stamina needed to swim 25 yards unassisted, and introduces the following new skills: rhythmic breathing, and integrated arm and leg actions.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
5-10 weeks

In Stage 4, students work on developing swim stroke techniques for the front and back crawl and introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 4: Stroke Introduction
5-10 weeks

In Stage 4, students work on developing swim stroke techniques for the front and back crawl and introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly kick.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 5: Stroke Development
5-10 weeks

In Stage 5, students work on integrating arm and leg actions for the breaststroke and butterfly strokes, and refine swim stroke skills and techniques for all other swim strokes.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 5: Stroke Development
5-10 weeks

In Stage 5, students work on integrating arm and leg actions for the breaststroke and butterfly strokes, and refine swim stroke skills and techniques for all other swim strokes.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Youth Stage 6: Stroke Mechanics
5-10 weeks

In Stage 6, students work on refining swim stroke technique for all major competitive strokes and building stamina to perform each stroke for greater distances. Students are introduced to the concept of, competitive swimming, and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.

Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Youth Stage 6: Stroke Mechanics
5-10 weeks

In Stage 6, students work on refining swim stroke technique for all major competitive strokes and building stamina to perform each stroke for greater distances. Students are introduced to the concept of, competitive swimming, and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle.

Fall
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Roxbury
Thomas M. Menino
Waltham
Wang
Zumba
45

This full body, dance fitness party will get your heart rate pumping to Latin and world music. Following easy-to-learn dance choreography, this cardio based workout will leave you sweating and smiling.

Fall Summer
Burbank
Charles River
Charlestown
Dorchester
East Boston
Huntington
North Suburban
Oak Square
Parkway Community
Waltham
Wang