The YMCA will be Closed on Sunday August 31 and Monday September 1 for Labor Day weekend.

Our Annual Pool Shutdown will be August 30 - September 5
The pools re-opening on Saturday September 6, 2014


For your convenience: Other YMCA’s participle in a reciprocity program, where our members can visit their facilities.
Before traveling to another facility during our shutdown week,
please visit their websites to learn about their pool schedules and offerings.

The following YMCA’s and Pools will be closed on the following dates for their annual pool shutdowns:

Penbay YMCA (Rockport): August 18 - 23
Alfond Youth Center (Waterville): July 26 - September 1
The MDI YMCA in Bar Harbor is Not shutting down.






Mission Statement


It is the mission of the Waldo County YMCA to promote the physical, mental, social, and spiritual development of Waldo County children and families.

Waldo County YMCA



 

CURRENT HOURS

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Waldo County YMCA

157 Lincolnville Ave.
Belfast, Maine 04915
(207) 338-4598
FAX: 207-338-2505



2014 Youth Sport Programs


Registration for programs begin 2 weeks prior
to program start date unless otherwise noted
CLICK HERE for PROGRAM REGISTRATION FORM





Girls Field Hockey
Grades: 3 - 5 (Please remember your water bottle)
Date: September 10 - October 8
Day/Time:
Mondays & Wednesdays @ BAHS
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: BAHS, YMCA and various locations
Fee:
$20 Annual Members
$45 3-Month & Non-Members
Registration: Opens: August 26
In case of rain, play will be moved to the YMCA Gymnasium. Please bring Sneakers. No Cleats in gym.

Kindergarten & Grade 1 Basketball
Session runs from November 9 through mid-December
Date: Practice starts November 9 - Games begin November 30
Time: 12:30 or 1:30 p.m., Sundays / 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Thursdays
Location: Waldo County YMCA Gym
Fee:
$20 Annual Members
$35 3-Month & Non-Members
Registration: Opens: October 20, Closes: November 15
Coaches Meeting: Sunday, November 16, 2:30 p.m.

Grade 2 & 3 / Grade 4 & 5 Basketball
Date: November 15 through mid-January.
Location: Waldo County YMCA & Local Schools
Fee:
$25 Annual Members
$40 3-Month & Non-Members
Registration: Opens: October 20, Closes: November 16
Coaches Meeting: Sunday, November 22, 12:00 p.m. at the YMCA.

YOUTH FALL TRAVELING SOCCER LEAGUE
Registration Opens: Monday, Aug. 6 and Closes: Tuesday, Sept. 4

Transportation is the responsibility of the parents/guardians. Volunteer coaches and assisting coaches are needed. Please stop by the YMCA front desk and fill out a volunteer application form.

Pre-registration is required for participation.

We are restructuring the groupings for our fall soccer program in an effort to bring a more quality, fun, age-appropriate experience to everyone involved. Our games will be small sided and practices full of fun skill based activities.

All practices will be held at the Waldo County YMCA for each age group.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, PLEASE STOP BY THE YMCA.
PLAYERS WILL BE CONTACTED BY COACH'S FOR PRACTICE START TIME.

Fee:
$30 Annual Members
$55 3-Month & Non-Members

Grade: Boys and Girls in grades 1 & 2
Practice Times: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays
4 v 4 Games: Saturdays 8:45 – 10:00 a.m. YMCA

Grade: Boys and Girls in grades 3 & 4
Practice Times:
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays
6 v 6 Games: Saturdays 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Game Locations: Belfast, Hope, Rockport

Grade: Boy and Girls in grades 5 & 6
Practice Times:
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays
8 v 8 Games: Saturdays 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Game Locations: Belfast, Hope, Rockport

We will receive coaching assistance from employees of
The Dutch Soccer Academy and The Pitch (located in Warren)


The Bluefish is a competitive swim team for boys and girls ages 6 – 16. This is not a “learn to swim” program. All children participating must be able to pass our Deep Water Test by swimming 25 yards unassisted, jumping into deep water & treading water for 30 seconds

This is a 6-month program running from mid-October to Mid-March. Swimmers are required to be Annual Members in good standing at the Waldo County YMCA. The Waldo County YMCA will offer financial aid to anyone qualified and will not turn any qualified applicant away. For financial assistance, please stop by the YMCA to inquire and ask to speak with Bruce Osgood.


The 2014 / 2015 season will begin with a FREE Orientation Week
October 14 - 17, 2014 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
that is open to new swimmers only.

• Packet Pick up and registration for returning swimmers begins October 1.
• First Time swimmers need to attend our Orientation Week before registering
• If your new swimmer is unable to attend our orientation week
please contact the coaches directly by October 17 at wcbluefish@gmail.com

The season will get underway with Parent Meetings Monday Oct 20. The first night of Practice is Tuesday Oct 21.

Swimmers are required to be Annual Members in good standing at the Waldo County YMCA. The YMCA will offer financial aid to anyone qualified and will not turn any qualified applicant away. For financial assistance, please stop by the YMCA to speak with Bruce Osgood before the start of the season. If you have questions about this program please contact Erin Mank, Aquatics Director at aquatics@waldocountyymca.org.

Bluefish Swim Clinics
Pre-Season stroke and turn clinics for current Bluefish Swim Team members or competitive swimmers from visiting Y’s. See website for details and registration information. *These SUNDAY clinics are Bluefish Swim Team Fundraisers!

August 16: Registration opens to Bluefish Swimmers
August 23: Open Registration, for non-Bluefish Swimmers

*Register for each clinic separately!

Dates:
Sep 7: Freestyle & Backstroke
Sep 21: Butterfly & Breaststroke
Oct 5: Starts & Turns
Fee:
$20 per clinic for Bluefish Swimmers
$25 per clinic for non-Bluefish Swimmers
Times:
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (10 and younger)
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (11 & Older)

See the Youth Bluefish Swim Team Page for details... click here


 

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