Resources in the Community

The following is a list of organizations that provide opportunities for active living and healthy eating.

Boroughs Family YMCA
The Boroughs Family YMCA serves the communities of Berlin, Grafton, Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Upton, and Westborough.  The YMCA of central Massachusetts offers programs that promote youth development, health living, and social responsibility.  Visit their website to learn more about their programs and facilities.

Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest
 The Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest provides social, educational, physical, and cultural programming to girls and boys in the MetroWest region. Visit their site to discover more about their programs, clubs, and events.

Cellucci Splash and Skate Park
The Cellucci Skate and Splash Park includes a playground, splash pad, skate park, bocce court, pavilion and picnic areas.  The park is located adjacent to the Assabet River Rail Trail.

TEAMWORKS Northborough
TEAMWORKS Northborough is a family sports and recreation center located in Northborough. With a 70,000 square foot indoor facility, as well as an outdoor heated pool, climbing tower and challenge courses, it offers a wide variety of classes, leagues, birthday parties, and special events to meet the needs of kids, families, adults, school groups, corporations, and others.

Highland City Striders
This running group is dedicated to promoting health and fitness among its members and other local running groups.  The organization provides support to local charities, sponsoring local running events throughout the year.

New England Sports Center
The New England Sports Center offers 3-hour public skating for $3 for children 12 and under.  Adults skate for $5.

FMC Ice Sports
FMC Ice Sports offers fun, safe and enjoyable public skating, public hockey and specialty skating sessions for the family.  General admission for public skating and skate rentals are each $5.

US Fish & Wildlife Service
The US Fish & Wildlife Service provides up-to-date seasonal information about visitor opportunities at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge.

North Star Youth Forum
North Star Youth Forum in Westborough is a non-profit skating facility. They offer skating lessons, public skate, youth programs, and more.  Public skating is $5 per skater.

MassRIDES
MassRIDES is the Massachusetts statewide travel options program, helping you move smarter with information about carpooling, bicycling, walking, public transportation, teleworking, and vanpooling.

 

NOTE: Inclusion on this list is not intended to indicate endorsement by Building a Healthy Northborough.