<h5> </h5> <h3><span style="font-family:cachet w01 bold;">AT THE Y WE ARE MORE THAN A GYM</span></h3> <p><span style="font-family:verdana;">Welcome to the Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA! We have all of the amenities you and your family need to be together, play together and stay healthy together.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family:verdana;"><strong>Youth Development</strong> – 16,200 youth and teens 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.<br /> <br /> <strong>Healthy Living</strong> – 24,600 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.<br /> <br /> <strong>Social Responsibility</strong> – We ensure that our programs are accessible to all by providing $392,000 in financial assistance each year so everyone regardless of their ability to pay can enjoy their community Y!</span></p>
Swimming is a life skill as well as great exercise and a challenging sport. Our Ys in Beverly, Gloucester, Haverhill, Ipswich, Marblehead, and Salem offer swim lessons for all ages including parent child, preschool, youth, adult, as well as family swim, competitive swimming, and many kinds of adaptive swim programs for kids with special needs, so we can all safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment.