Visit our Rowley Campus
390 Wethersfield Road
Rowley, MA 01969
AT THE Y WE ARE MORE THAN A GYM
Welcome to the Ipswich Family YMCA! We have all of the amenities you and your family need to be together, play together and stay healthy together.
Youth Development – 5,800 youth are learning, growing, and thriving to become tomorrow's leaders. Our Y offers licensed childcare programs, summer day camps and a wide variety of youth programs.
Healthy Living – 8,800 Individuals, children and families are part of our Y community, receiving the support and encouragement they need to achieve better health and well-being while reaching their health and wellness goals.
Social Responsibility – We ensure that our programs are accessible to all by providing $113,000 in financial assistance each year so everyone regardless of their ability to pay can enjoy their community Y!
WELCOME TO YOUR Y
Membership at the Y is your ticket to an endless variety of classes, activities and fun for everyone. Our full-service facilities offer state-of-the art fitness equipment, workout and wellness studios, pools, gymnasiums, outdoor water parks, events and top-quality childcare, giving you access to so much more than a place to work out. And that's not all, our outdoor on-site and off-site spaces are packed with fun and adventure for all ages. Being part of our Y family enables you stay connected, give back, get involved and strengthen your community.
Our YMCA is open to all. Through the generosity of donors we offer income-based memberships and financial assistance for our programs, camps and childcare.
Your Membership Means so much more!
Be part of a cause-driven organization committed to nurturing kids, supporting healthy lifestyles and giving back. With programs like LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, YMCA Diabetes Prevention, Summer Learning Loss prevention for elementary school children, our volunteer initiative Togetherhood and more, we are providing so many opportunities to stay healthy, active and engaged in the communities we serve and strengthen.
PARENT CHILD, PRESCHOOL, YOUTH, TEEN AND ADULT SWIM LESSONS
The YMCA Swim lessons boast an innovative curriculum designed to advance individual swimmer’s skills and abilities in a wide variety of swimming proficiencies including personal safety, submersion, stroke work, diving, boating safety, competitive swimming, endurance and physical fitness. Each Swimmer’s progress is tracked as they earn rewards for benchmarks achieved. Complete all the skills at one level and advance to the next. Our program produces the future lifeguards and swim instructors that we count on to keep our community safe.
INFANT, TODDLER AND PRESCHOOL SWIM WITH PARENT
Ages: 6 months - 5 years
Through skill specific games and water play, children learn water safety, find a love for the water and progress through innovative skills and fun drills, one-on-one with a parent. Kicking, floating, swimming without flotation and submerging will be explored. Build a foundation for future swimming success while sharing with your child the importance of playing and swimming safely in, and around water.
PRESCHOOL SWIM ACADEMY
Ages: 3 years - 5 years
Fun with a splash of confidence. Preschoolers are introduced to the water and total submersion, then progress to kicking and pulling independently with flotation. Once comfortable, basic strokes, deep water skills and diving are encouraged while on the way to swimming flotation free! These classes are for all levels of children ranging from children who are entering the water the first time and may be apprehensive to those who already have a love for water and need to hone their skills.
YOUTH SWIM ACADEMY
Ages: 6 years and up
Float, pull and kick your way to swimming 25 yards. Increase stamina and personal water safety as you tackle the challenge of the Front Crawl, Backstroke, Sidestroke, Elementary Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly. Advance to swimming up to 500 yards while discovering the fun of snorkeling, diving, competitive starts & turns and playing games that combine all of your newly acquired skills.
The Y Connection Age 55+
FREE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMMING FOR OUR MEMBERS AGE 55+
The Y Connection meets once a month to dream up fun programs and adventures! Canoeing, hiking, biking, golf club, apple picking, snow shoeing to name a few. Our weekly Clubs include; mah jongg, cribbage, book club, walking, country line dancing, and, of course, great conversation and fun. We have field trips, tours, bus trips, classes such as a Creative Writing , Astrology, Geneology and more!