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

Middle School Madness

Date(s): Mar 23, 2018

Time(s): 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Exeter Area YMCA

Hop To It - Egg Hunt

Date(s): Mar 24, 2018

Time(s): 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Masquerade Ball

Date(s): Apr 07, 2018

Time(s): 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Location: Exeter Area YMCA

Healthy Kids Day/Connor's Climb 5k

Date(s): May 05, 2018

Time(s): 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Exeter Area YMCA

In The News

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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Why We Love the Y

Feb 13, 2018

February 12, 2018 (Exeter, NH)- On Monday, February 19, 2018, from 5 AM-9:30 PM, Exeter Area YMCA celebrates “Why We Love the Y,” a FREE day for the community to enjoy! Participate in group exercise classes, enjoy open Pickleball in the morning and stick around to watch the evening Basketball League!

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Triumphing Together

Jan 23, 2018

January 22, 2018 (Exeter, NH)— Triathlon: torture or triumph? Maybe a little bit of both, as Lon and Scott Muller, from Kingston, NH, attest.

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