Welcome to the Greater Newburyport YWCA.

Save the Date:  The YWCA’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. event is scheduled for Friday, January 16th and just like last year, it will be an evening event.  Stay tuned for more information!


new adult group swim lessons | swim lessons
seminars/workshops | junior breakers swim development program
licensed infant, toddler and preschool care

Looking for part time work? Come and join the YWCA Team. We are currently seeking Lifeguards and WSI Instructors interested in our early bird shifts: 5:00 – 11:00 am. Come in apply today! Click here to inquire.

ywca hours and holiday dates*
Monday – Friday:  5:30 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday:  6:00 am – 4:00 pm | Sunday: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Be a hero in someone's life with the ywca.

Are you looking for fun and rewarding part time work? The YWCA has a great opportunity for you! The YWCA is seeking caring, energetic, staff for our before/afterschool program serving kids in grades K-5. The program runs Monday through Friday from 7-9am and 2-6 pm. You would be part of a creative team who not only work in program but also meet to plan activities and give each other feedback and encouragement. Click here for more information. The YWCA’s Annual Appeal will be coming to your mailbox very soon, but if you’d like to donate online or learn more about this once-a-year fundraising campaign click here.

How you answer these questions will dictate what we are to be in the future. Can you give to this year’s Annual Appeal?

For more information click here.
The YWCA’s WinterSwim program will kick off the week of January 5th. Classes are offered for infants and toddlers, swimming with their parents, and for preschoolers, school-aged children, and adults looking to improve their stroke or get in the pool for the first time. Click here to see the schedule of offerings. Click here for more information!

Ilene Harnch-GradyFrom the YWCA Trainers: Exercise to ward off dementia

Want to ward off Dementia? A new study finds that exercising is the single most effective way of doing so. Researchers at Cardiff University in the UK following a group of 2250 men over a period of 35 years found that adhering to 4 out of 5 healthy behaviors - exercising, not smoking, maintaining a low body weight, limiting alcohol consumption, and eating a healthy diet - reduced the risk of dementia by 60%, while also lowering our chance of stroke and
heart disease by 70%. But of the five healthy behaviors, the single most important contributing factor was determined to be exercise. Read full article.


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13 Market Street, Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950 | Phone: 978-465-9922 | Fax: 978-465-1076

ywca is closed:  new years day, easter, memorial day, independence day, labor day, and christmas.
The ywca will be open from 7am to 10am on thanksgiving day.

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