Melrose Family YMCA

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The Melrose Family YMCA offers community programs and services that provide an opportunity for the positive development that everyone needs in order to thrive. At the Y people of all ages have the chance to be develop new skills, build relationships, and give back to others in the community. It’s really about creating positive experiences that will last a lifetime.

  • Health & Wellness Center
  • Life Fitness Signature Series strength line
  • Cardio machines including AMTs, treadmills, ellipticals, stairmasters, Arc Trainers, and bikes
  • Free weights
  • Personal Training
  • Over 40 FREE Group Exercise Classes per week including TRX, Zumba, Tabata, and Yoga
  • 25 yard swimming pool
  • Sports, arts and enrichment programs- discount rates for members!
  • Gymnasium
  • General use and adult only locker rooms with steam and sauna
  • Babysitting- FREE with family membership!
  • Massage
  • Birthday Parties including pool parties, bounce house parties,and sports parties
  • Summer Camps- discounts for members!
  • Parent’s Night Out

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497 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Phone: 781-665-4360
Fax: 781-665-4491
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Spring 1 Session: 
March 2 to April 19


Mon – Fri: 5:00am-10:00pm
Sat – Sun: 6:30am-6:00pm

Snow Policy
In the event of a snow storm we will make every effort to remain open during our regularly scheduled hours. Morning classes and babysitting prior to 9am may be cancelled for the safety of our staff and members. Childcare may also have a delayed opening depending on morning conditions. Cancellation details will be posted to our Facebook Page and a phone message will be available by calling 781-665-4360 by 9pm the evening before.

What's Happening at the Y

REGISTER NOW! Indoor Triathlon: February 21st!

This year the YMCA of Metro North Indoor Triathlon will be co-hosted by the Torigian Family
YMCA and the Melrose Family YMCA.



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The race will be held at the Torigian Family YMCA 259 Lynnfield St., Peabody, MA. Packet pick-up will be at the Torigian YMCA on Saturday, February 21st from 8:00am-9:00am. At your designated start time, you will begin with a 10 minute swim in our indoor pool, shift gears and spend the next 30 minutes cycling on one of our bikes. Then race toward the finish line with 20 minutes on the treadmill. Participants will be allowed 10 minutes to safely change from the pool to cycling and 5 minutes to move from cycling to a treadmill. There will be 6 people in each wave. Participate as an individual or as a team of 3. The first wave will start at 9:30 am and a new wave will start every 15 minutes. All participants must be 14 years or older.


Race volunteers will record the total distance covered during the swim, bike and run. The more distance covered, the higher your score. Prizes will be given to the top finishers. All participants will receive a special giveaway.

Individuals Teams
$30 until February 1st $45 until February 1st
$35 after February 1st $50 after February 1st


Proceeds will benefit the Annual Fund. Your generous support is necessary to fund many of the Y programs and services that families need each day. Together, we can ensure that no one is turned away for inability to pay. For more information contact: (fitness) Bernadette at or (aquatics) Katy at

Upcoming Events

Super Bowl Family Combine!

Sat, Jan 31st 11:00am-12:30pm
Fun football activities for the whole family!

Curious Creatures

Mon, Feb. 16th
Come see alligators, snakes, and more!

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Wed, Feb. 18th
More details to come. For more information contact

Ice Skating at Burbank Ice Arena (51 Symonds Way in Reading)

Thur, Feb. 19th
Skates available to rent at the rink for a fee. Sign up at the Welcome Center! Members ONLY.

Movie Night FREE FOR ALL!

Fri, Feb. 20th
Watch the movie “Frozen” on the Y big screen.

Ski Trip to Nashoba Valley

Fri, March 6th
Bus leaves the Melrose Y at 6pm and will arrive back around 11pm. Discount tickets available. More details to come.


Fri, March 20th, 6:30-7:30pm
Celebrate Dr. Suess. Kidstock! brings it’s unique interactive theater experience to the YMCA. Come and join Kidstock’s
Actor/Educator for DR SEUSS STORIES: Lessons of friendship and teamwork address issues of bullying, protecting the
environment and making a difference with an active presentation of THE SNEETCHES, THE LORAX and HORTON HEARS A WHO. All in attendance will have the chance to be involved either through audience “call and response” or by volunteering to get “in on the act” as characters in a story. Please register at the Welcome Center or by calling 781-665-4360.

Now offering Intro Group Exercise Classes!

FREE for Members!

A great way for you and your friends to learn a class format in a slow paced, user friendly environment. After attending an intro class you will be able to participate in regularly scheduled classes with confidence.  To reserve your space view the Melrose Family YMCA Group Exercise schedule and click “sign up” next to the intro class you would like to attend.

Group Cycling 101

Saturday, March 14th 10:45-11:45am

TRX Training 101

Saturday, March 21st 10:30-11:30am

Yoga 101

Saturday, March 28th 11:30am-12:30pm