The Down East Family YMCA in Ellsworth is working to help 3rd, 4th and 5th grade girls in the area feel better about themselves, learn the importance of teamwork, build self-awareness as well as healthy relationships.

Girl's on the Run is a 10 week after school program that will meet on Mondays and Thursdays at the Down East Family YMCA from 4PM to 5:30PM beginning September 10th and lasting through November 15th . Registration is on a sliding scale and financial assistance is available. To register, go HERE

The Girl's on the Run program also includes the completion of a community service project and running practice with the goal of completing a 5K run/walk.