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Special Olympics Power Lifting

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ORGANIZATION: Andover/North Andover YMCA

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The Andover/North Andover YMCA is teaming up with the Special Olympics to offer Powerlifting for athletes ages 16 and up. This program will give athletes with disabilities the opportunity to train in deadlift, squat and bench press - along with lessons in effort and determination. Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world.

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About Andover/North Andover YMCA


360 Merrimack Street, Building 9, Suite 270, Lawrence, MA 01843, US

Mission Statement

The Merrimack Valley YMCA is an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. With a mission to put valued principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all, our impact is felt when an individual makes a healthy choice, when a mentor inspires a child, and when a community comes together for the common good. We know that lasting personal and social changes come about when we all work together. For this reason, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.


First established in Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1880, the Merrimack Valley YMCA is one of the oldest YMCA’s in the United States. For more than a century, the Merrimack Valley YMCA has responded to the needs of adults, youth and families throughout the Merrimack Valley region. Through innovative programs, broad membership opportunities, and vital community services, we strive to instill the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Covering a geographical area of approximately 113 square miles and a population of 200,000, the Merrimack Valley YMCA serves over 33,000 people each year who benefit from diverse programming and services offered at one of our five branches, including Lawrence, Andover/North Andover, Methuen, Camping Services, and Housing and Community Services. Our goal is to strengthen our community by improving the quality of life and inspiring individuals and families to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind and body. Our diverse programs and services include: character building and leadership development for youth and teens; childcare (before, during and after school); swim lessons; aquatic safety instruction; exercise and fitness for adults and seniors; various recreational sports for all ages; day and residential youth camping; academic support; experiences in music and the arts; as well as transitional housing and supportive services for homeless men.


People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Community, People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation


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165 Haverhill Stwww.mvymca.orgAndoverAndover, MA 01810



  • Coaching
  • Fitness Instruction


  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Program runs on Sundays from 2:30-3:30p

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