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DANCE INSTRUCTORS: YOUTH AND ADULT
Do you have experience teaching dance or have an equivilant experience? Come teach dance at the MDI YMCA! We are looking to offer more dance classes for our Youth and Adult members during our Winter Session which runs January 3, 2017 - February 17, 2017. If interested please send a cover letter to our Program Director Nick Tymoczko at sports@mdiymca.org. 

 

A Community Cornerstone

The MDI YMCA is all about community.
We care about bringing people
together to make our community
stronger. Read more.

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The Y. For a Better Us.

ABOUT THE MOUNT DESERT ISLAND YMCA

A Community Cornerstone...

For over ten decades the Mount Desert Island YMCA has helped train five generations of young men and women to win gracefully, lose with dignity, embrace wellness, and above all, enjoy the satisfaction of a personal best effort.  We are the heart of health & wellness, fitness classes, sports, camp, childcare, preschool, aquatics, senior activities, and swim lessons on Mount Desert Island, Maine. We even host the MDI YMCA BHBT Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Half Marathon in September.

We are more than a beautiful, six lane indoor pool, fitness center or gymnasium however – we are a cornerstone for the Mt. Desert Island community. Start a conversation about the MDI Y in Bar Harbor with anyone and they will invariably have a great story to tell; earning 10¢ a game to reset bowling pins on the Y’s four candlepin lanes in the 1940’s or, at age 7, mustering the courage to face the booming voice of the Shark's swim team coach, Lenny DeMuro. Perhaps they will recall running a personal best time at the annual Half Marathon race in Acadia National Park in fog so thick they couldn't see 50 feet up the road. If you’re a member of or day visitor to the MDI YMCA, you probably have your own story you could add here.  Come visit and see for yourself what  a difference we make in the lives of our fellow community members... besides improving your own health and physical fitness...just think of the stories you could tell!

News and Events

Camp Cadillac Registration Opens!
March 1 2017
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Brew Crew - FREE to Everyone
March 1 2017
Free to Everyone!
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Brew Crew - FREE to Everyone
March 8 2017
Free to Everyone!
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Josh Sprague Tournament
March 9 2017
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Facility Hours

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 5:30am - 9:00pm
Saturday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 7:00am - 4:00pm
*(hours subject to change)

Mission Statement

The mission of the Mount Desert Island YMCA is to develop community, character, personal growth and wellness in spirit, mind, and body for the greater MDI community.