Exeter Area YMCA

The YMCA is unique because membership and programs are open to all—regardless of race, gender, background or ability to pay. Your Y seeks to reflect the diversity of our community and to create an environment where all people feel welcome and valued.

Exeter Area YMCA offers a variety of health and wellness programming for youth, teens, adults, and families. Group exercise classes, open drop-in programming, and community-driven events are only a few benefits of membership at Exeter Area YMCA. There is something for everyone and finances should never be an obstacle for community access to programs. If you are interested, please fill out a financial assistance application. 

YMCA Camp Lincoln

YMCA Camp Lincoln, located in Kingston, NH, offers a traditional camp experience supported by enthusiastic and capable staff, incredible activity choices and a healthy environment. Here, campers learn to grow in mind, body and spirit to achieve self-confidence, learn new skills and build lasting friendships. Registration for 2018 is open!

YMCA School Age Child Care

YMCA School Age Child Care offers safe, engaging and licensed before and after school programs in 15 convenient, southern New Hampshire locations—so families, like yours, have peace of mind while they work! In addition, when school is out for vacations, or in-service days, School Age Child Care offers day-long programming to assist your schedule. YMCA staff members create a welcoming environment where caring, honesty, responsibility, and respect are nurtured in each child; programs emphasize healthy activities and homework help is always available for children!

Upcoming Events

Healthy Kids Day/Connor's Climb 5k

Date(s): May 05, 2018

Time(s): 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Exeter Area YMCA

Swing for the Cause

Date(s): Jun 22, 2018

Time(s): 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Rockingham Country Club 200 Exeter Rd, Newmarket, New Hampshire 03857

Tri for the Y 2018

Date(s): Aug 05, 2018

Time(s): 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Location: YMCA Camp Lincoln, 67 Ball Road, Kingston, NH

Kingston Open Water Swim 2018

Date(s): Sep 30, 2018

Time(s): 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: YMCA Camp Lincoln, 67 Ball Road, Kingston, NH

In The News

Exeter Area YMCA becomes ‘home base’ for Military & First Responders

Apr 03, 2018

April 3, 2018 (Exeter, NH) – Exeter Area YMCA is honored to become “Home Base,” the dedicated meeting space for a very exciting project providing our nation’s active and retired service men and women, as well as first responders and their families, with access to The Military & First Responders Family Story Project,

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Alex Turek—Slam Dunk for Exeter

Mar 19, 2018

March 16, 2018 (Exeter, NH)—Brendan Power, Chairman of the Board of Southern District YMCA, is pleased to announce Alex Turek as Exeter’s newest teammate: CEO of Southern District YMCA, effective April 2, 2018.

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Children's Carnival: Changing Lives!

Mar 02, 2018

March 1, 2017 (Exeter, NH)—Laughter echoed from the walls of the gymnasium as dozens of flushed, frizzy-haired children ran around the Ellis School at Fremont during their Lights on Afterschool event; this same infectious energy will be felt at the Children’s Carnival on March 10 from 9AM-Noon at Exeter Area YMCA!

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Southern District YMCA is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.