At the YMCA we want to support you during this time!

Find resources to support your family here:

Town Resources:

enters for Disease Control

This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available.


Town of Winchendon

Keep up to date on local town news regarding the COVID-19 situation. 


inchendon Public Schools                       COVID-19 Updates

Please visit for all communications and updates from the Winchendon Public School system on the Coronavirus (Covid 19).   


Winchednon Public Schools                 Educational Resources 

Winchendon Public School's enrichment resources and links for all students and families. 



nified Arts Winchendon Elementary Schools

Ms Laserte, Mrs Daigle, Mr Dellasanta, Ms Sibik, Mr Vendt, and Mrs Dillon keeping the kids active at home.


ity of Gardner 

Coronavirus updates and information from the city of Gardner. Updated on a regular basis.  

own of Ashurnham

Responses and Updates from the town of Ashburnham.

Town of Westminster

Town of Westminster adressing concerns related to COVID-19.


affrey, NH

Town updates on operations with COVID-19.


indge, NH

Town of Rindge COVID-19 operation plans and news.


itwilliam, NH

COVID-19 attachments and information for the town of Fitzwilliam.


COVID-19 Hotline

The Montachusett Public Health Network has announced a NEW (MPHN)-COVID -19 HOTLINE for questions! Dial 1-844-968-3323 for more information.


Local News Resources:

inchendon Courier

The Winchendon Courier is the online edition of Winchendon's 141 year old weekly newspaper. 


he Gardner News 

Community newspaper covering Gardner, Ashburnham, Hubbardston, Phillipston, Templeton, Westminster and Winchendon.


onadnock Ledger

News and information readers want and need to actively engage in life in New Hampshire's Monadnock region.


elegram & Gazette

Worcester County's leader in news and information.


entinel & Enterprise

The Sentinel & Enterprise covers Fitchburg, Leominster, Lunenburg, Ashburnham, Ashby, Lancaster, Shirley, Townsend and Westminster, Massachusetts.




Educational Resources:

BC Mouse

Full online curiculum for children ages 2-8.


Adventure Academy

Learning games & videos for reading, math, science, and more. Learning program for kids age 8-13.


rain Pop

Make any room a classroom. BrainPop is here to help you and your curious learners stay informed and on-track with free acess during school closures.



Let NASA bring the universe to you. Find everythign from virtual tours to STEM activities for kids and families.  


cholastic Learn at Home

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Choose a grade level Pre K - Grade 9.


BS Kids

Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts, and other PBS kids shows!



Providing teacher developed resources to enhance every child's skills. Free workbooks while school is out!


rt Lessons

12 Art Lessons on YouTube your kiddos will love! 



Seussville, Dr. Seuss's playground in cyberspace. Dr. Seuss games and stories.


Disney Imagineeing in a Box

Imagineers share how they use a wide range of skills – from story development and conceptual design, to math, physics and engineering. The online curriculum aims to ignite curiosity, inspire creativity, and encourage innovation.


00 Activities to do at Home

A helpful guide to survive the school closures. Most supply items can be found at the Dollare Store.



Every Friday, Footsteps2Brilliance® releases an activity called Family Fridays. Using the provided step-by-step guide, you will read a story and then play an interactive activity together.



Virtual Resources (tours/field trips)

Home Safari- Cincinnati Zoo

While the Zoo is closed and the kids are home from school, let us help make your children's hiatus from school fun and educational.


pace Exploration

Virtual tours of Space Shuttles to explore without leaving your couch.


Explore Cities of the World 

Explore 360 degree views of 20+ cities from around the world.


New England Aquarium 

Our doors may be closed, but we're still here! Join us for live presentations, new videos, and activities to try from home.


Sandiego Zoo

Watch and learn with live cams of your favorite animals.


Smithsonian National Zoo

Live animal webcams including Naked Mole-rats, Lions, Giant Pandas, and Elephants.


xplore National Parks 

The hidden worlds of the National Parks. Follow Rangers on a journey to places most people never go.




Let kids explore New York City's Museum of Metropolitan Art with interactive maps and behind-the-scenes videos.

Virtual Dives 

Immerse yourself in the ocean and your national marine sanctuaries without getting wet!


uthors Read Aloud 

The big list of children's authors doing online read-alouds & activities.


Actors Read Aloud 

A free literacy program where actors read to children.


Massachusetts Libraries

Massachusetts residents have access to a whole world of resources through their library available to them anytime through a computer!