See What’s Happening at the West Suburban YMCA for Kids & Families

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The following information was provided by the West Suburban YMCA:

There’s lots going on at the Y for kids and families right now!  Let me know if you need any more info.

Family Fun at the West Suburban YMCA  

“Back to School Sale” – Family Membership Promotion 

Sign up for a Family Membership in April and you’ll receive 20% off your monthly membership fees for April, May, and June! Members enjoy priority registration and reduced rates for programs, camp, personal training, and more. For more information on these promotions, contact the Welcome Center at 617-244-6050 ext. 0 or visit  

Late Spring Program Session: April 26-June 20.  Register Now!  
It’s time for a fresh start. Reset your routines and regain your wellness by signing up for spring programs at the Y! The Y’s 8-week Late Spring Program Session will run from April 26-June 20. Stay active as a family by signing up for swimming, sports, music, and fitness programs!  Visit the Y’s website for more details and to register:  

Afterschool Care at the Y 

The Y’s Out of School Time (OST) program offers afterschool care that follows the Newton Public Schools schedule, including half days, and transportation to the Y is available from most Newton schools. A free healthy snack is also provided and lunch is also provided on half days. OST includes physical activities, outdoor time, games, service learning, and homework support. Learn more at or contact Kaitlin McCarthy at

Sign Up for Swim Lessons 
Summer is around the corner and it’s a perfect time to focus on swimming and water safety skills.  Sign your child up for swim lessons at the Y!  The next session begins on April 26. Swimmers learn basic skills that build on one another as the levels increase while learning about water safety, water sports, games, and rescue. Swim lessons begin at 6 months old.  Visit for more information or to register.   

Sports Programs and Leagues for All Ages 
Register for sports programs at the Y for fun and fitness!  The Y offers basketball, flag football, soccer, track and field, martial arts, and more.  Visit for more information.   
Basketball Hoop Reservations 
Shoot hoops with the family by reserving a basketball hoop at the Y.  There are 3 hoops available to book and you can reserve a hoop and bring up to three friends or family members to play.  Make a reservation: 
Family Swim 
Make a splash with your kids at family swim!  Family swim slots are 30 minutes long and by reservation only.  Make a reservation:  

Kids’ Corner 
Drop your kids off at Kids Corner while you work out.  Kids’ Corner is for kids age 2-11 and children can participate in arts and crafts, games, and more.  Kids’ Corner is free for members with a family membership and individual members can use Kids Corner for a small fee.  Kids’ Corner is open 8:30am – 12:00pm Monday-Friday and 9:00am – 12:00 pm on Saturdays.  There are additional hours on Wednesdays from 3:00pm – 6:00 pm.   

Financial Assistance is always available for Y Memberships and Programs  
The West Suburban YMCA is a non-profit charitable organization, and it is our mission to never turn anyone away due to their inability to pay. Please contact our Membership Department at 617-244-6050 ext. 3653 for financial assistance with membership or program participation. 

Safety Protocols and Procedures 
The West Suburban YMCA is operating in accordance with all guidelines and recommendations outlined by the CDC, the state of Massachusetts, and local health authorities.  Visit the Y’s reopening guide for more about the West Suburban YMCA’s new protocols. 

Current Hours of Operation 

  • Monday – Thursday, 5:30am-9:00pm 
  • Friday, 5:30am-8:00pm 
  • Saturday, 7:00am-4:00pm 
  • Sunday, 7:00am-4:00pm 

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