WHERE EVERYONE BELONGS.
The Mystic Valley YMCA was founded in 1881 and serves the communities of Everett, Malden, and Medford. Governed by a 17-member Board of Directors, the Mystic Valley YMCA employs 165 staff and 80 volunteers and provides services to over 28,000 individuals each year. Operating from our facility in downtown Malden with community outreach sites in Malden, Everett, and Medford, the YMCA serves residents of all ages. We are for: Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.
To strengthen our communities with relevant, continually-evolving programs and services that enrich the lives of all people in spirit, mind and body.
Achieve positive, transformational results that support community impact by being an inclusive and exceptional place to belong, grow and work.
Frequently Asked Questions
JOIN THE Y!
The Y is a cause for strengthening community. That’s why we’re here working with you every day, making sure that you, your family and community have the resources and support you need to belong, grow and thrive. With a focus on developing the potential of kids, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership will bring about meaningful change not just within yourself, but in your community, too. You don’t just join the Y—you belong here.
We believe in offering programs as diverse as the people we serve. Which means an unparalleled selection of classes and activities—everything from fitness classes to summer camp—is out there, just waiting for you and your family to explore. Visit our program tab to see all we have to offer for Adults, Families, Seniors and Youth!
The Y is a positive force in this community. Together, we take on the challenges that shape Malden, Medford, and Everett’s futures. From tackling the achievement gap to teaching healthy habits for a lifetime, or ensuring all of our neighbors have the fresh food they need - everything the Y does is in service of building a better us. Every day, our community faces new challenges that create a greater need for the work we do. YMCA donors, volunteers, members, and partners like you make the difference. Your gift can help our community and everyone in it shine.
Each year the lives of more than 23,000 people are changed for the better by Mystic Valley YMCA programs and services. It would not be possible for the Y to fulfill its mission without the generosity of our many corporate and individual donors and volunteers. Your support ensures that the YMCA will never have to turn someone away due to an inability to pay, and that we can continue our community outreach to vulnerable youth, families and seniors.