Montachusett Community Branch

About Us

About Us

The Montachusett Community Branch YMCA strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We are more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do. With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.

Address:Branch Picture

55 Wallace Avenue
Fitchburg, Ma 01420

Phone: 978-343-4847
Fax: 978-342-5462

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday: 5:00 am – 9:30 pm
Saturday – 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday – 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Branch Amenities:

  • Indoor Pool
  • Wellness Center
  • Gymnasium
  • 2 Group Exercise Studios
  • Racquetball Court
  • Family Locker Room
  • Steam and Sauna Rooms in Designated Locker Areas



Montachusett Community Branch Spring Program Guide

Youth Development

Child Care

Education & Leadership

Swim, Sports & Play


Before School CareAfterSchool CarePreschoolChildwatch

Academic Enrichment

Preschool Curriculum

Preschool Library Time


Babysitting Classes

Arts & Humanities

Preschool Art Exhibition

Youth Civic Engagement

Teen Volunteering

Competitive Swimming & Sports

Youth Basketball League

Teen B-Ball

Swim Team

Youth Sports Programs



Youth Swim Lessons

Youth Lessons Child/Parent Lessons

Day Camp

Camp Lowe

Healthy Living

Family Time

Health, Well-Being & Fitness

Sports & Recreation

Group Interest

Family CampFamily Fitness ClassesFamily SwimFamily GymCamp Lowe Family NightsFamily Cafe

Group Classes

Active Y AdultsGroup Fitness

Zumba Dance Parties

Indoor Cycling


Teen Strength

Healthy Lifestyles

CPR/First Aid

Weight Loss

Corporate Wellness

Personal Fitness

Fitness Orientation

Water Activities

Adult Swim Lessons


Adult Team Sports

Adult B-Ball

Adult Racquetball




Walking Groups

Couch to 5k

Social Groups

Group Trips


Social Responsibility

Social Services

Global Services

Volunteerism & Giving


Community Health

Military Outreach Initiative

Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Fairs

MA in Motion

Family Services & Skills Development

Giving Tree

Soldier Care

Food Table


Preschool Reading

Dystance for Dystonia 5k

World Service

Disaster Relief

Financial Support

Camp Scholarship Drive

Annual Campaign


Program Volunteers

Adopt a Park

Preschool Internships

Grassroots/Community Organizing

Civics Days

United Way Drive

Day of Care

Public Policy

Alliance of MA YMCA’s

Branch Leadership

Branch Leadership

David Connell, Regional Executive Director  x 204

Jennifer Gordon, Associate Executive Director  x214

Laurie Sleeper, Administrative Assistant x208

Scott Simmons, Aquatics Director x210

Pamela Christian-Ridings, Child Care Director  x232

Robert Krafve, Facility Director  x202

Lenny Rivera, School Age Director x216

Lou Nasti, Finance Director  x229

Angaw Kahassai, Teen Center Director x206

Lynn Scott, Membership Secretary  x212

Jill Connell, Associate Director of Institutional Advancement x203



No Joining Fee! ($50 Value)

Montachusett Only

Annual Fee

Monthly Bankdraft

Adult (18+ years)
License required at time of sign up
$360 $30.00
Two Adults with children under 18 or
dependents residing at the same address
$720 $60.00
Senior (65+ years) $300 $25.00
Senior Couple $600 $50.00








Association Rates

Annual Fee

Monthly Bankdraft

Young Adult (18-25 years)License required at time of sign up $546 $45.50
Adult (26+ years) $720 $60.00
Family 2 Two individuals, same address $1140 $95.00
Family 3+ Two Adults with children under 18 or dependents residing at the same address $1260 $105.00
Senior Adult (65+ years) $636 $53.00
Senior Couple $1020 $85.00








Payment Options

Annual Payments

Members may pay the annual fee in full on the day they join, and will need to renew their membership at the welcome center each year.

Monthly Bank Draft

This is an automatic electronic funds transfer from your checking or savings account. This membership is continuous and requires a 30 day written notice for cancellation, responsibility of the member. The first month is a prorated amount. That amount plus the joining fee are due up front to start the membership.

Board of Governors

Board of Governors

The Montachusett Community Branch YMCA is governed by our Board of Governors that consists of volunteers from throughout the North Central Massachusetts community.

Jeffrey Stephens – Board Chair

David Brassard
Tom Caputti
Matt Christensen
Kevin Curran
Stephen Dinatale
Elisha Erb
Jim Hohman
MarK Lalancette
Emily Macrae
Katrina Sweitzer
Eric Tripodi
Rebecca Lindley
Dean Miller
Leona Shaw