Programs at the West Suburban YMCA

The West Suburban YMCA would like share some of their current programming and other events open to Newton residents.

Summer Camp Information Night
There’s nothing like summer camp at the Y. One session or the whole summer. Indoors and out. On their own or in a group. Archery to arts, canoeing to cannonballs, with the West Suburban YMCA your kids will have an amazing experience, all in a safe, inclusive and nurturing environment.

  • Camp Chickami Ages 6-14 Outdoor day camp in Wayland, MA
  • Camp Frank A. Day Ages 7-15 Overnight camp in East Brookfield, MA
  • Camp Pikati Ages 6-13 Sports and Enrichment Day Camp at the Y
  • Camp Polliwog Ages 3-6 Preschool / Early Education Day Camp at the Y

Comt to the Y for Camp Information Night to meet the staff, participate in fun camp activities and games and learn more about registering for summer camps. For more information, email Scott Peckins at or visit Information Night is March 10th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm.

Registration for After School Programs at the Y for the 2015-16 School Year is Open
The West Suburban YMCA provides state licensed after school programs for children in grades K-8 during after school hours, school vacations and certain holidays.  For more information, contact Leah Castellano at or 617-244-6050 x 3022.

Creative Arts Programs at the Y
Want to learn an instrument or join a band?! The West Suburban YMCA Center for the Creative Arts (YCCA) offers contemporary lessons and classes on many different instruments such as guitar, bass, drums, piano, voice, as well as music production. Contact Kevin O’Connell at 617-244-6050 x 3028 or for more information.

Lifeguard Training Class being offered at the West Suburban YMCA
A Lifeguard Training Class will run on Friday evenings from 6:00 – 10:00 pm, March 13th through May 8th (no class on 4/3 and 4/24). Registration can be completed buy phone or by contacting Amanda Pierce at More information is available at at the West Suburban YMCA

The West Suburban YMCA is always looking for great employees to fill out the team. Please visit for a complete list of current full-time, part-time and seasonal openings:

  • Music Instructor
  • Assistant Director of Membership
  • Little Y’ers Program Coordinator
  • Maintenance Professional
  • Sports Class Instructor
  • Lifeguards and Swim Instructors
  • Member Services Department

Financial Assistance is always available for Y Memberships and Programs
The West Suburban YMCA is a non-profit charitable organization and it is their mission to never turn anyone away due to an inability to pay. Please contact the Membership Department at 617-244-6050 x 3653 for financial assistance on any of these programs.

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