Located on North Main Street next to the Masonic Temple and across from the library, the location was the site of “schoolhouse hill”. (see schools section).

Long before Planet Fitness this was the place you joined and then never went. I remember struggling to keep my membership current because I could not budget the 2$ a week.

195x Taken from Academy Building note no side addition on the YMCA Photo credit says 1956 but it appears to include the 1957 addition to the back of the YMCA
YMCA Addition on corner of Sanford Street