Saturday, 5/25/24:  Group Exercise classes cancelled.  Monday, 5/27/24: YWCA Closed. Happy Memorial Day.

Join us for the 2nd Annual Juneteenth celebration, 6/19/24.  1:00 – 4:00 pm

Career Opportunities at YWCA

YWCA Greater Newburyport is currently hiring for both full-time and part-time positions across several departments.  We offer competitive wages. Full-time employees enjoy extensive benefits including health and dental insurance paid at 60% by YWCA, a pension funded at 5% by the YWCA (after 2 years of employment), short-term, long term disability insurance, and discounts on the YWCA program. Our career page shows all of our current positions.

YWCA "Encore & After Encore Program"

YWCA Encore is a free program for those who have experienced cancer at any time in their lives.  After Encore is a continuation program for those who have completed the “Encore” program.

YWCA Greater Newburyport Housing Choice Coalition "Housing Advocacy 101." Thursday, 5/30/24, 6 pm at the YWCA Greater Newburyport

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Ilene Harnch-Grady, Health & Wellness Director, ‘Barre Fusion’ class.

About

YWCA Newburyport

Established in 1883 to help young women gain the resources and skills necessary to thrive in the industrial world, today’s YWCA serves people without regard to age or gender identity.  Today we advocate for those most vulnerable among us and implement inclusive programs supporting the entire community.

Affordable housing, preschool, and school-age childcare, wellness, cancer support, aquatics, youth leadership development, and racial justice programs are just some of the programs we offer.

You can be a part of today’s YWCA by registering for programs using the Program Registration button, or by supporting our work by clicking the Donate Now button. If you need help with the registration process, please download our Registration Instructions here.  Click here to register for any program or class.

Click below to access our current Group Exercise and Lap/Warm Water Pool schedules.

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“Your class today was amazing. Explicit instruction and explanation. You are a treasure to us.   I’ve belonged to numerous gyms and none can equal you.  Thank you a million times.”

PS: The class is challenging, but I need it!

JA – YWCA Member – YWCA Barre class

We seek to integrate our mission into all our programs

YWCA Programs

Affordable Housing

Since 1885 YWCA has provided affordable housing.  Today, we manage 68 units in Amesbury, Newburyport, and Salisbury.  Almost half of our units serve homeless households. We are advocates of expanding affordable housing as well as fair housing.

Health & Wellness

YWCA provides a supportive environment for people of all ages to improve their health through group exercise, lap swimming, and a fitness center.  YWCA Encore is a free program for those with cancer combining gentle exercise and peer support.

Pre-School Childcare

Our licensed program offers full daycare to infants through preschoolers. Caring professionals, using Teaching Strategies Gold Curriculum, help children learn, grow and play. YWCA provides a discount based on a family’s ability to pay.

School-Aged Childcare

YWCA focuses on the social-emotional development of students in grades K-3. We infuse our mission into the curriculum to expand student’s awareness of social and racial justice. Students explore a wide range of activities with experienced staff.

Aquatics

Swimming is a life skill that can also improve self-esteem. YWCA offers swimming lessons for all ages beginning at 6 months to adult. Jr. Breakers swim team provides a non-competitive option beyond swim lessons. Coached masters is available for adults. 

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Proud recipient of a Cummings  Foundation $100,000 for 100 grant

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facility hours

Mon-Fri: 6 am - 7:45 pm

Sat: 8 am - 1 pm     

Sunday: CLOSED