Play & Explore

Sports-Based Youth Development Program

Beyond Soccer is a sports-based, youth development organization that uses soccer to engage Lawrence youth and connect them to new experiences, on-and-off-the-field, that build confidence and create opportunities for leadership, healthy living and academic achievement. These great opportunities include Lawrence youth travel soccer, City-wide recreational programs, Summer Camps, Fitness Programs.

 

For more information, please contact:

Stephanie Mcardle, Executive Director

[email protected]

617-970-1623

www.beyondsoccerlawrence.org

Facebook: Beyond Soccer

Instagram: @BeyondSoccerLawrence

Twitter: @BeyondSoccer

Art Classes

EAC offers art instruction, gallery exhibitions, and community outreach events for children and adults. We provide art classes for all ages at a minimum cost with high quality instruction. Our philosophy is everyone deserves the benefit of an art experience.

 

For more information, please contact:

Maria Sanchez Kouassi, Education Director

[email protected]

978-685-2343

www.essexartcenter.org

Facebook: Essex Art Center

Instagram: @essexartcenter

Art Gallery Exhibitons

EAC offers art gallery exhibitions that are always free to the public.

 

For more information, please contact:

Maria Sanchez Kouassi, Education Director

[email protected]

978-685-2343

www.essexartcenter.org

Facebook: Essex Art Center

Instagram: @essexartcenter

 

YMCA Membership - Social Responsibility, Healthy Living, Youth Development

The Merrimack Valley YMCA involves more than 30,000 members and participants in more than 2,000 different programs. Emphasizing the four core character development values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility, we are committed to strengthening our communities by nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.

The Merrimack Valley YMCA identifies and responds to community needs in areas including recreation, aquatics-based programming, housing for the homeless population, child care, outdoor and camping opportunities, arts and humanities programming, teen development, community development, and community health and wellness.
We are inclusive and accessible regardless of your ability to pay.

For more information, please contact:

Cathy Redard, Executive Director
978-686-6190
Instagram: @mvymca
Twitter: @MVYMCA

Sports-Based Youth Development Program

SquashBusters is a sports-based youth development program for middle and high school youth in Lawrence. Through a combination of the sport of squash, academic support, mentoring, community service, and summer opportunities, the program aims to help youth recognize and achieve their fullest potential in life. The program's three major goals are for students to successfully enroll in and graduate from college, understand and embrace lifelong habits of health and wellness, and develop a deep sense of character and personal integrity.

For more information, please contact:

Dora Lubin, Executive Director

[email protected]

978-566-9077

www.squashbusters.org

Facebook: SquashBusters Lawrence

Twitter: @SquashBusters