The Mission of the Mount Desert Island YMCA is to develop community, character, personal growth; and wellness in spirit, mind, and body for the greater MDI community. Our values of Respect, Responsibility, Caring, and Honesty are celebrated by staff and members, providing a positive foundation for all Y programs and a healthy connection with others. The Mount Desert Island YMCA is a nonprofit, charitable organization that servces the greater MDI community. Donations and fees help support our promise--to strive to keep programs open for all. We work to help strengthen the foundation of the Mount Desert Island communities.
Enjoy an up-close experience with marine life. Take a guided tour of a salt marsh and the Maine Lobster Museum. At the working lobster hatchery we take you on a fascinating tour to see mother lobsters, baby lobsters & the hatchery process.
Come aboard The Starfish Enterprise and watch live underwater footage as Diver Ed searches the bottom of Frenchman Bay for fascinating critters.
Adventure Golf-There's really no adventure like Pirate's Cove! Come test your skills on 36 challenging holes and explore the wonderful hideout of Pirates! At Pirate's Cove you putt your way through mountain caves, over foot bridges and under waterfalls. Located just 4 miles from downtown Bar Harbor on Rt. 3. Senior and group rates available upon request. Open mid April-mid Oct. 9am-11pm.