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 2 Session: 
April 27 to June 14


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


Closed on Easter Sunday
April 5th 2015
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

We’re more than a gym—we’re a cause!

Have fun while helping others. All proceeds from the events below support the YMCA of Metro North’s Annual Campaign, ensuring no one is turned away for inability to pay.


Every gift makes a difference. Together, we can achieve so much more! Become a contributor today.

Melrose YMCA:

March Madness Basketball:   Sunday, March 15-Monday, April 6

The Great Escape Swim Challenge:  Sunday, March 15-Sunday, April 26

Treadmill Race:   Monday, March 16, All Day

Parent Night Out:  Saturday, March 21, 5:30pm-8:30pm

Caricatures with Pierre:  Monday, March 23-Friday, March 27

Cycle-A-Thon:   Monday, March 30, All Day

Lobby Raffles


Melrose Childcare Center:

Opening Night Annual Potluck:  Monday, March 23, 5:00pm

Art Auction:  Monday, March 23-27, 5:00pm

Parents Night Out:  Saturday, March 28, 4:30pm-8:30pm


Stoneham Childcare Center:

Parent’s Night Out:  Friday, March 6, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Potluck Dinner:  Tuesday, March 17, 5:30pm-7:00pm

Parent’s Night Out:  Friday, March 27, 6:00pm-9:00pm


For more information contact the Welcome Center!

Spring 2 Session Registration Starts April 6th!


Spring Session 2: April 27 – June 14

Registration Dates:

Member Online: April 6
Member Walk-in: April 10
Non-Member Online: April 16
Non-Member Walk-in: April 17

Upcoming Events

Healthy Kids Day- FREE FOR ALL!

Saturday, April 25th, 10:00-11:30am

Celebrate a healthy and active lifestyle with fun games and activities at the Y!

Summer Camp Reunion Expo

Saturday, April 25th, 10:00-11:30am

Come to the Melrose YMCA to meet the directors of the four Melrose Y Summer Camp Programs. Get your questions answered and pick up some registration information and a sample of daily schedules and activities.

Healthy Melrose

Saturday, May 2nd, 10:00-2:00pm

The Healthy Melrose Fair is a yearly event begun in 2009 by a team of Melrose residents, educators, city leaders and health and fitness professionals. This event is dedicated to improving the quality of life to Melrosians and surrounding communities. Come visit the Melrose Y table, participate
in demonstrations, and discover healthy nutrition options at this fun family event!

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, May 2nd 10:45-11:45am

TRX Training 101

Saturday, May 9th 10:30-11:30am

Yoga 101

Saturday, May 16th 11:30am-12:30pm