Free weekend of fun: The Granite YMCA opens its doors to family and friends

Free Community Open House November 22-26.

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MANCHESTER, NH – The Granite YMCA strives to enhance the quality of life in the surrounding communities by helping individuals, children, and families improve their health and well-being.

From Wednesday, November 22 through Sunday, November 26, The Granite YMCA will open its doors for facility members to bring guests for a free weekend of fun. Or, community and non-members are also invited to use any of the five locations of The Granite YMCA by contributing a non-perishable food item or a cash donation to the Y Reach Out for Youth and Families fundraising campaign.

The Granite YMCA locations include:

  • The YMCA of Strafford County, 35 Industrial Way, Rochester, NH. For more information, please stop by the Welcome Center or call 603-332-7334.
  • The YMCA of the Seacoast, 550 Peverly Hill Road, Portsmouth, NH. For more information, stop by the Welcome Center or call 603-431-2334.
  • The YMCA of Greater Londonderry, 206 Rockingham Road, Londonderry, NH. The Londonderry branch will be open to the community Wednesday, November 22 and Saturday, November 25. For more information, please stop by the Welcome Center or call 603-437-9622.
  • The YMCA of Downtown Manchester, 30 Mechanic Street, Manchester, NH. For more information, please stop by the Welcome Center or call 603-623-3558.
  • The YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown, 116 Goffstown Back Road, Goffstown, NH. For more information, please stop by the Welcome Center or call 603-497-4663

At the community open house, guests will be able to enjoy group wellness classes, tour the facility, and spend quality time with friends and family. KidZone will be open at each location for children to participate in interactive activities. The Granite YMCA will be closed on Thanksgiving. Visit for additional branch hours and to view a schedule of classes and activities.

As a nonprofit committed to healthy living, the Y recognizes that small lifestyle changes can help individuals of all ages and abilities live happier, more fulfilled lives. While the Y provides services year-round, the community open house focuses on inspiring those in the community to take part in increased physical activity, make healthy food choices and stay active and socially engaged.

About The Granite YMCA

As one of the state’s longest standing and most enduring non-profits, The Granite YMCA focuses on youth development, healthy living, social responsibility, and family strengthening. Across the state, its six branches engage 30,000 men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to improve their health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. In 2016, The Granite YMCA provided financial assistance and free services valued at over $1.63 million to 19,872 individuals. To learn more, please visit