Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch


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Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch
95 High Street, Westerly, RI 02891

Westerly-Pawcatuck NEWS:

The Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch is dedicated to providing our members with quality programs that enrich their lives through their mind, body and spirit. The YMCA engages children, teens, adults and seniors through a variety of specific programs including sports, camping, wellness, and aquatics.

Our swim instructors continue to teach the time-honored swim lessons that have been at the heart of the YMCA movement. The newly remodeled Branch showcases the continual improvements that the Ocean Community YMCA makes to meet our members’ needs. Camp Watchaug builds lasting memories and experiences every summer for hundreds of children and young adults in our community. Find yourself at the YMCA today!

Facility Hours
Monday-Friday: 5:00am-10:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 6:00am-6:00pm

*Aquatic areas close 1/2 hour before the facility

Holiday Closings:
Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Christmas
Thanksgiving morning: OPEN! 7am-11am
Christmas Eve & New Years Eve: OPEN! 6am-5pm
New Year’s Day: OPEN! 8am-4pm


CHILD WATCH:  Ages 6 months-8 years
Monday–Friday: 8:00am–12:30pm AND 3:30pm-8:00pm
Saturday: 7:30am–12:30pm
Sunday: 7:30–10:30am
CANTEEN: Ages 9-14 years
Monday-Friday:  8 am to 12:30 pm & 3:30-8:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am-3:30pm

What does the Y do during a winter storm?
Weather Policies for the all 3 branches:

Click here: Inclement Weather Closing & Cancellation Procedure 

Teen Nights

Students in Grades 5-8 are welcome for an evening of music, special guests, games, food, fun and so much more! Teen Nights are open to the first 100 Teens.  Register early for a guaranteed, supervised, fun night out.

Members: Free  Program Participants:$5

Saturday, January 20th  6:30 – 8:30 pm    Click Here to Register

Saturday, March 10th    6:30 – 8:30 pm     Click Here to Register

New! Table Tops & Coffee Cups

Ages 35+

Take part in table top sports while enjoying a cup of coffee & conversation.  Games include hockey, foosball, and table tennis.

Tuesday    10:30 am to Noon

Members: $40  Program Participants: $55

New! YMCA Jr. All-stars

Ages: 2 1/2 – 5

Enjoy a variety of arts, crafts, physical activity and swim.

Tuesday     2:00-3:00 pm

Friday       2:00-3:00 pm

Members: $92  Program Participants: $140

New! Sports Galore

Ages: 4-6

Introduce your child to a variety of sports, focus on skills, teamwork and heart-healthy fun!

Tuesday          4:15-5:00 pm

Wednesday     4:15-5:00 pm

Friday            4:15-5:00 pm

Friday            10:30-11:15 am 

New! Silly Science

Ages 2 1/2 – 5

Preschoolers will learn basic science, art & color concepts in this hands-on class that will encourage and celebrate natural curiosity.

Tuesdays           12:00 to 12:30 pm        Click Here to Register 

Wednesdays       10:00 to 10:30 am      Click Here to Register

Members: $32

Program Participants: $50

NEW! Unified Basketball Program

Special Olympics Unified Sports is a fast growing initiative that brings people with and without intellectual disabilities together on the same team to compete.  The Westerly YMCA now has registration open for 8-12 year olds interested in this program.  If interested in volunteering to referee, or looking for more information, please contact Josh Posey at jposey@oceancommunityymca.org.


New! T-Ball Batter Up! Ages 4-7

This instructional program will focus on throwing, catching, hitting and base running.  Each class will focus on skill development and game play.

Saturdays from 8 AM to 8:45 AM

New! Home Alone Safety for Kids


Big kids are learning to be more independent, growing up and trying new things. By the time children turn 5, they sleep in bigger beds, eat new foods and play with different toys. As a result, big kids will experience an action-packed phase of development that affects their behavior and routines, so it’s important to ensure that they stay safe.

Wednesday, January 10th from 5-7      Click Here to Register

Wednesday, February 14th from 5-7    Click Here to Register

Kids Night Out!

Drop the kids with us!  We’ll keep them engaged and entertained while you enjoy a night out.  Games, crafts, and more!

Friday, February 14th from 5:30 to 8:30 PM    Members:$15  Program Participants:$20

Register here for ages 4-6

Register here for ages 7-12

New! Preschool Program-Story Crafts

Children are introduced to new stories each week and create new crafts based on the story.

Wednesdays at 1:15 PM to 2:00 PM  for ages 3-5  Click Here to Register

Thursdays at 1:15 to 2:00 PM for ages 3-5     Click Here to Register


To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.