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Woonsocket YMCA

Woonsocket Programs


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For more than 160 years, the YMCA has nurtured potential and united communities across America to create lasting, meaningful change. Everything the Y does is in service of building a better us. One of the most effective ways to accomplish this is to teach youth, teens, and adults to swim, so they can stay safe around water and learn the skills they need to make swimming a lifelong pursuit for staying healthy.

At the YMCA of Pawtucket, we understand that swim lessons are more than just stroke development. As they learn to swim, children also develop endurance, self-confidence, and an appreciation for water safety. The Y staff works hard to create an encouraging atmosphere in the water, where each swimmer can learn and progress at his or her own rate and comfort level.

Our certified, patient, and knowledgeable YMCA swim instructors teach private lessons beginning at age 3.  Benefits of Private Swim Lessons help participants start swimming at their desired level and offer more flexibility than traditional group lessons with length of each lesson, lesson structure and own section of the pool.  Private swim lessons are sold in 180-minute bundles. You and your swim instructor will collaborate to determine how the 180 minutes are segmented.  For example, you may decide on 6 30-minute classes, or 3 60-minute classes, or maybe 4 45-minute classes, or any combination that you and your swim instructor feel will best meet your swim goals. For more information, please email Aquatic Director Jeff Morton at

All ages – from infants to seniors – can learn to swim. See our class offerings to find one that best fits your family’s busy schedule.

For more information, call (401) 769-0791 or go to the member services desk in the lobby of the Y at 18 Federal St., Woonsocket, RI.

Golf Programs

Starting New at Golf, or S.N.A.G, is a youth golf program using specialty clubs and modified golf balls.  Beginner to advanced group golf clinics, with up to 20 golfers, will be hosted throughout the year to enhance your golf game and teach fundamentals.

Golf Performance Assessments

All the movements of the golf swing work harmoniously together in less than 2 seconds.  If one link of your golf swing is limited, it can affect other elements of your swing.  During your golf performance assessment, we can measure over sixty different physical characteristics of your golf swing. These are the same tests that PGA and LPGA professionals go through at the Titleist Performance Institute in Carlsbad, CA. An internet based corrective conditioning program consisting of 18 custom workouts will be prescribed so that we can all work together to improve your swing and lower your score.

Golf Specific Training

Our golf performance assessment enables us to determine how your body is working throughout your golf swing. This program evaluates all areas of the body and all specific movement patterns. Once limitations are diagnosed, we correlate these findings with a visual look at your swing to determine your limitations and prescribe a program that attacks your weakest links.  Benefits include improved core strength and balance, improved stability, and flexibility, improve swing consistency and reduce risk of injury.

To schedule your Golf Performance Assessment, Private Lessons, to learn more about S.N.A.G or Golf Specific Training, please contact YMCA Health & Wellness Director Dave Maloney at


As a Y member you are entitled to a complimentary 45-minute fitness evaluation with one of our nationally certified personal trainers. During the session, the trainer will help you select the program that best suits your personal goals and needs. Be sure to complete the Personal Training Request form so we can schedule this session for you.

QUICK TRAIN PROGRAM | 30 minute sessions

Month-to-Month $35/each
3-month program $30/each
6-month program $25/each

EXTENDED PROGRAM | 60 minute sessions

Month-to-Month $60/each
3-month program $55/each
6-month program $SO/each

BUDDY PR06RAM | Two-person | 60 minute sessions

Month-to-Month $43/person per session
3-month program $38/person per session
6-month program $35/person per session

For more information, please contact Dave Maloney at or


*Program must be paid in full at the time of activation, or via EFT from a credit card or checking account. Minimum: 4 sessions/month. YMCA of Pawtucket is a 501c3 organization. Financial assistance is available.

A vital part of the Woonsocket YMCA’s extensive programming is its offerings for senior citizens.

Senior citizens can participate in aerobics, spinning and yoga classes; move and groove to Zumba; use a variety of cardiovascular and weight resistance equipment.

For more information, stop by the member services desk or call (401) 769-0791.

Children and teens who are members at the Woonsocket YMCA can enjoy several fun learning activities that are part of our Summer Camp program.

Campers can enjoy hands-on projects, sports, swimming, arts and crafts, and fitness fun!

Our staff looks forward to helping your kids eventually lead successful, healthy lives by instilling in them the YMCA Character Counts Values. Through our program, campers will learn more about Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

Learn more about the Summer Camp program by visiting the Member Services Desk, or calling (401) 769-0791.

Download the 2023 Summer Camp Enrollment Packet


Our boxing program is unique in our style of training and advancement. We have a hand wrap color coding system similar to martial arts.  Therefore, all hand wraps are provided by the Woonsocket Boxing Club and should be used for all gym activity but must be used during classes.  New white hand wraps will be provided upon signup as well as following a successful completing of testing which will be held on a Saturday at Noon every 8 weeks.  Advancement to the next level will require an additional payment of $20 to participate in assessment day and to cover the cost of materials and assessment.  Registration for the program is $20 per year and registration form can be completed at the Woonsocket YMCA.  For more information, please email Dave Maloney at

Woonsocket Boxing Club
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18 Federal Street
Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895
(401) 769-0791


6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. | Family & Lap Swim 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Sat & Sun: Closed

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