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Nutrition Programs



We offer virtual or in-person consultations with a registered dietitian that include a one-hour initial evaluation and a one-hour follow-up. Your evaluation includes a nutrition assessment and individual goal-setting. Additional follow-ups and packages can be purchased by individuals who seek continued one-on-one support for nutrition and weight management. 
Ages 12+
Family & Adult Members $96/Youth & Teen Members $120/Community Members $192
Schedule an appointment with Maggie by calling her at 508-879-4420 x286 or email
If you are interested in any of our programs, or want to get on the Waitlist to be alerted for future programs, you can contact us using this form. 


Start off the New Year strong with these tested programs that help you lose weight and gain strength!
  • Weigh to Change -- Starts January 9th
  • Healthy You -- Starts January 16th
  • Healthy Families -- Starts January 23rd

Go to our Weight Loss Programs page to learn more or contact our registered dietician, Maggie Lynch, RDN, LDN at: 508-879-4420 x286, or 



We have all NEW cooking classes to offer during the Winter Session!

Cooking with Littles

Join us in this brand new class where parentsguardians and children learn coooking skills together!  We will prepare a delicious, kid-friendly recipe and make a related craft.  Ages 3-6.  Sign up for one or all of the classes!  Classes are held from 10:30am - 12:00pm at the Hopkinton Outdoor Center unless otherwise noted.

  • Cooking with Dr. Seuss:  Friday, March 10th, 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Bright Colors and Flavors: ​Friday, March 25th, 10:30am - 12:00pm (Framingham Branch)
  • Spring Harvest:  ​Friday, April 7th, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Members: $15/child/class | Non-members: $20/child/class



Fun for one or the whole family!  Spend some quality time together while cooking a delicious, healthy meal.  Each class we will explore a new culture by tasting their recipes and learning about commonly used spices and tradtions.  Price for anyone 3 and over.  Under 3 is FREE!

Cooking Around the World:  Lebanese

Friday, March 31st, 5:30-7:00pm at the Hopkinton Outdoor Center.

Members: $15 per person | Non-Members: $20 per person


Cooking Around the World:  Vietnamese

Friday, April 14th, 5:30-7:00pm at the Hopkinton Outdoor Center

Members: $15 per person | Non-Members: $20 per person



Come join us for a family friendly competition!  You will hae one hour to creae a delicious meal!  Limit 5 families.

Friday, March 17th, 5:30-7:00pm at the Hopkinton Outdoor Center.

Members: $35 per family (2-6 people) | Non-Members: $45 per family (2-6 people)



Weight Loss Programs

The MetroWest YMCA offers expertise in nutrition, physical fitness, and personal training to help you take control of your weight and gain strength! Classes include Weigh to Change, Healthy You, and Healthy Families.

Nutritious Recipes

Learn how to make healthier versions of some of your favorite foods!

Food Distribution Program

FREE groceries from Loving Spoonful for children 18 and under. Pickup is Monday & Friday from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (while supplies last) at our Framingham Branch. If you're looking for further food assistance, contact Lauren Hanley, Director of Health Integration, at or 508-879-4420 x239.