Emilson YMCA Pools Will Be Closed for Maintenance Starting at 7am on Wednesday, September 11.


The South Shore Y is the
place for Family Fun!

Families can find it all at the Y! More than just a place to work out, the South Shore YMCA is a supportive community that gives families a place to have fun, get creative, and be active together.

Not yet SSYMCA Members? Our members receive discounted rates and priority registration on classes and programs! Consider becoming a member today, download a FREE guest pass and experience a day at the South Shore Y!

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What Families Can Do

Kids' Night Out

Need a Saturday night out? Been looking for a few hours to clean or relax and unwind after a long week? Drop off the kids for some fun at the Y while you head out on the town! Take time for yourself while your children are treated to pizza, games, movies and more, all under the care of our experienced staff.

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Kids' Day Out

Go out get some errands done, get your nails done, go shopping, make a doctor appointment or catch up with friends while your children (ages 2-9) play, explore and learn with experienced, caring YMCA staff. Pizza is provided, themed day fun and surprises.

Cost: SSYMCA Member – $20/child
Non-Member – $25/child (non-refundable)

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The Y is the area’s only health & well-being center where families of all ages can play and get active together. During Family Prime Time at Quincy or Family Fun Nights at Emilson, certain areas of the Y like our Aquatics and Fitness Departments host a variety of free, structured activities for families! Your whole family will have fun together...for FREE!

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Join other parents and children for a morning of structured play, fun and social time while working to build the 5 pillars that support a healthy family: eat healthy, play every day, time together, unplug and sleep well! Every child’s parent or caregiver needs to be actively involved in the group.

Emilson YMCA: Every Wednesday and Friday from 10:30am-12pm in the gym. Included with household membership/ $7 per child for non-members.

Quincy YMCA: Every Monday – Friday
10:30am-12pm on the turf. Free/included in the price of household membership, $7 per child for non-members

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The South Shore Y offers individual, one-to-one tutoring services and mentoring programs for students who need assistance in math and language arts, building student confidence while developing academic skills.

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Did you know that our Quincy branch offers FREE fitness classes for children of all ages to get in on the fun over the summer? To view our latest classes for kids, visit our website.

Questions? Contact Kim Driscoll at (617) 479-8500 ext. 4761.

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Our Quincy branch will offer FREE fitness classes this summer for families to get fit together!

Class options include: Family Yoga - Tuesdays @ 12:30pm. Location: Studio B, or Family Zumba - Thursdays @ 12:30pm. Location: Studio B. Parents and guardians must accompany their child(ren) during these free classes, which are offered for children ages 7-13.

Questions? Contact Kim Driscoll at (617) 479-8500 ext. 4761 (Quincy Branch).

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Lend a hand at our SSYMCA Family Farm in Hanover! All are welcome, including individuals, families of all ages and groups.

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Parties at the South Shore Y are a fun, healthy way to celebrate your child's special day! We offer extensive themes like Gymnastics, Sky Trail, Rock Star/Recording Studio and more to build a party that’s just right for them, so submit your inquiry today!

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Use of the Sky Trail® is an included benefit for all South Shore YMCA Household Members to enjoy! Located at the South Shore YMCA Emilson Branch in Hanover, the Sky Trail aerial attraction consists of tons of fun elements like nets, and a variety of bridges and swinging steps for participants to make their way across at whatever pace is most comfortable.

For questions, please contact the Emilson YMCA Welcome Desk at (781) 829-8585.

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Tennis at the Emilson Y

Tennis is a game for life, and tennis at the Y offers exercise and friendly competition starting at any age! The Y offers private and semi-private youth tennis lessons with certified tennis pros. Each lesson is tailored to individual needs, with stroke development and strategic techniques customized to enhance your game. And for over a decade now, our Match Point Tennis Academies have helped players of all ages and levels discover their game and make new friends. Our weekly camps for grades K-12 challenge players with drills, games and fun-filled tournaments each week

Full Days 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Half Day Mornings 9:00 am – Noon.

For more information on any of the above, please contact Bob Carroll, Senior Tennis Director at bcarroll@ssymca.org or 781-829-8585 x 8229.

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