The YMCA of Greater Boston, through its Constitution Inn branch in the Charlestown Navy Yard has a Welcome Home Program in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services and the VA.

This program is specifically geared toward assisting any local servicemember who has been injured in Iraq or Afghanistan. Those who have been treated in VA hospitals and clinics will be given preference.

The program includes a full year of membership, free of charge, with funding provided by the Constitution Inn YMCA of the YMCA of Greater Boston.

How to Apply

Participants must apply to the Constitution Inn YMCA regardless of which YMCA they wish to join. Once accepted, an intake/orientation session with a fitness expert at the YMCA of Greater Boston branch of their choice will be scheduled. Download the application form and submit to the Constitution Inn YMCA.


Welcome Home Program, YMCA of Greater Boston
Bridgette Chaisson, Fitness Director at

Constitution Inn YMCA/Charlestown
150 Third Avenue
Charlestown Navy Yard
Boston, MA 02129