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Welcome to the CLC YMCA!  As a member, you have joined a supportive family of members, participants, volunteers, staff working together to improve the quality of life FOR ALL.  You have made a very important step in strengthening your life, your family's life, and your community.  When you join the Y, you join thousands of neighbors and friends in the commitment to a healthier, happier and more secure tomorrow for us all.  Take a moment to get to know your YMCA and let us know if you have any questions.

Attend a New Member Orientation

Have questions? It's time to learn all about your new Y. Get familiar with the facility, learn about programs and services, and meet the people that are passionate about helping you transform your life.  Work one on one with an expert from our health and wellness department to create a plan that is tailored to your specific needs. All appointments can be made at the Welcome Center.

Group Fitness Classes

Really. The CLC YMCA offers a variety of indoor and outdoor fitness classes. Kickbocking, HIIT, Yoga, Zumba, Boot Camp, Pilates, Strength and more. All free with your membership.

Want to see a full range of classes? Check out our schedule by clicking the link above.

Nationwide YMCA Access

Thanks to the YMCA's Nationwide Membership program, YMCA members have access to all YMCA's around the country and of course, Maine. You can work out at more than 3,000 other YMCAs for no additional or daily fee. This means you can keep up your workouts on business and personal travel across the state and around the country.

Member Discounts

YMCA members receive a lower member or family rate on all Y programs than non-members. They also have access to member-only programs and fitness challenges.

The YMCA is one of the largest child care providers in the area with after school, before school, summer day camp, vacation camps, infant to pre k child care and specialty programs throughout the year. Joining the YMCA and including your eligible dependents gives you great access to member rates and quality youth programs all year.

State of the Art Facilities

The CLC YMCA offers many amenities and opportunities for finding your health and wellness. Our fitness center is state of the art with plenty of exercise machines, free weights and stretching spaces including two fitness studios. An elevated walking track, gymnasium, tennis facility and pickleball court give you options throughout the year. Our FARMS at the Y kitchen offers classes for all ages to learn about nutrition and gardening.

Child Watch While You Work(out)

What? The CLC YMCa offers babysitting services at select hours for our families so that you can get a work out in, join a class, take a walk on the track, get an hour of work in or just have a cup of coffee with a friend. For a small monthly fee, we will provide a space for your child to play and interact with our Y staff up to two hours per day. Reservations are required and hours will vary due to COVID restrictions.


Get connected with the CLC YMCA and your community. Whether you want to check out a class, volunteer in our FARMS at the Y kitchen, or learn more about fundraising opportunities, we want to hear from you! The YMCA is a great place to connect with those around you and we can't do what we do with out YOU!

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We're more than a gym. We're more than a recreation center. We are a charitable, community centered organization committed to providing health and wellness opportunities and life betterment tools to all in our community. In 2019, we gave over $92,500  to ensure that every child, family and senior has the tools to learn, grown and thrive through membership and program scholarships.

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As a nonprofit organization, the YMCA relies on charitable donations to fight food insecurity, advance health, provide scholarships, sustain programming, and truly serve our community. With your support, our YMCA continues to bring people together through Healthy Living, Social Responsibility and Youth Development.



525 Main Street

PO Box 787

Damariscotta, ME 04543 

(207) 563-9622


***If you would like to make changes to your membership, please email membership@clcymca.org so we can assist you or call our Welcome Center at 207.563.9622. 




Monday - Friday 5am-8pm

Saturday: 7am-1pm

Sunday: 9am-1pm


Mon-Fri Senior Hour 12:30-1:30pm Mon-Fri Mask Hour 1:45-2:45

Operating hours are subject to change due to Covid-19. Please check with our Welcome Center.






  • NEW YEARS DAY, January 1                      CLOSED


  • EASTER, April 12                                      CLOSED

  • MEMORIAL DAY, May 25                           CLOSED

  • INDEPENDENCE DAY, July 4                       CLOSED

  • LABOR DAY, September 7                          CLOSED


  • VETERAN’S DAY, November 11                  CLOSED

  • THANKSGIVING DAY, November 26            CLOSED

  • CHRISTMAS EVE, December 24                 CLOSING AT 1PM 

  • CHRISTMAS DAY, December 25                 CLOSED

  • NEW YEARS EVE, December 31                 CLOSING AT 1PM





  • If AOS 93 Schools are closed:

    • There will be no am healthy living classes at the Y. There will be no Thrive at the Y After School program. 


  • If AOS 93 Schools are delayed:

    • There will be no 5:45am class. However, all other class cancellations will be posted on the below sites. 

    • The YMCA may choose to run all other morning classes whether school is delayed or not.




​WCSH Channel 6:  Check Closures at https://www.newscentermaine.com/closings

WSCH Channel 6 App: https://interactive.wcsh6.com/appredirect/