Headquartered in New Bedford, YMCA Southcoast has been working to meet the health and social service needs of youth and families throughout the Southcoast region of Massachusetts for nearly 150 years. This is one of five branch sites, serving more than 16,000 members. It operates five summer day camp programs with an enrollment of 1,200 youth per day, and more than 400 children per day attend one of YMCA Southcoast's twelve preschool and afterschool child care programs. In addition, more than 35,000 youth, families, and adults participate in YMCA Southcoast programs and activities each year.
Facilities include youth and adult wellness centers, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and climbing walls, ropes courses, gyms, group exercise rooms, indoor track, stadium stairs, community rooms, computer rooms, and much more.