News & Events

YWCA announces Save-a-Life Swim Sponsorship Program

Today, YWCA Central Maine announced its new “Save-a-Life” Swim Sponsorship Program to offer free beginner swim lessons to at-need children and youth. By now, you may be too familiar with the sobering statistics: Drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death of children ages… Read More


Congratulations to the 2019 YWCA Central Maine Women of Achievement Awardees!

Lee Young Leadership Award: Kristen Cloutier Tonie Ramsey Service Award: Klara Tammany Priscilla Gendron Legacy Award: Annette Wilson Marcia Baxter Social Justice Award: Azenaide Pedro We would like to thank everyone who submitted a nomination this year as we were overwhelmed by the response we… Read More


Women of Achievement Awards Brunch

The YWCA Central Maine honors women’s success in Maine through the annual Women Of Achievement Awards event The YWCA Central Maine Women of Achievement Awards event was founded in 2015 to recognize the powerful leadership and impact of women in Maine. The awards program recognizes… Read More


YWCA receives $10,000 Grant Award from Maine Women’s Fund!

The YWCA Central Maine is pleased to announce a $10,000 grant award from the Maine Women’s Fund. The grant will be used support the YWCA’s participation as a pilot site for a national STEM program, Curated Pathways to Innovation. The program pilot will focus on broadening… Read More


NEW- YW Community Access Pass

Beginning July 1st 2019, The YWCA Central Maine will be offering the YW Community Access Pass which will provide discounts to an array of offerings at the YWCA. Some of the benefits of being a YW Community Pass holder will include discounts on splash parties, magic… Read More


Lap and Learn Master Swim Program

YWCA Central Maine Looking to improve your strokes and endurance to become a more efficient swimmer? Are you swimming in the Isleboro Crossing for LifeFlight, Peaks to Portland, Nubble Light, the Sebago Challenge, or Tri for a Cure? The YWCA Central Maine offers a Master… Read More


Central Maine Oral Histories

The YWCA of Central Maine conducted eight interviews with women who have been active in the organization throughout the past 60 years. Narrators include former board members, staff, and club participants. Their stories speak to the importance of the organization in their own lives and… Read More