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Martha's Vineyard YMCA

Dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, individuals and families and the Island community by helping our members realize their fullest potential through the development of body, mind and spirit.

Flying Horses Carousel
Our nation’s oldest operating wooden horse carousel - on Martha’s Vineyard since 1884.



Movie Theaters



Mansion House Inn
Mansion House's health club includes a fitness center, spa and aquatics center with a  75’ X 21’ indoor swimming pool

MV Ice Arena / Martha’s Vineyard Arena, Inc.
Indoor ice-skating arena offers public skating and summer hockey camp.

Skateboarding - Martha’s Vineyard Skate Park



MVRHS Sports
Schedule and Roster

The Martha's Vineyard Youth Basketball League for 3rd-8th grade youth.

Martha's Vineyard High School Football

Martha's Vineyard Youth Soccer

Martha's Vineyard Youth Hockey

Martha's Vineyard Little League

Outdoor Activities


Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary is a place for everyone, protecting the habitats, wildlife, and spectacular views for which Martha’s Vineyard is renowned. Four miles of trails through woodlands, meadows, ponds, salt marsh, and along shorelines allow for exploration, discovery, and quiet contemplation.

Gus Ben David’s World of Reptiles and Birds Park
Educational wildlife facility; features a reptile exhibit and aviary park. Bachelder Road off Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, follow the snake signs.


Island Alpaca Farm
Self-guided tours Shearing Day, workshops, weaving and knitting classes.

The Farm Institute
The Farm Institute is a teaching farm that provides year-round educational programs in sustainable agriculture for children and adults in the environment of a working farm. Summer camp programs.

Arrowhead Farm
Lessons, boarding, pony rides and Summer Pony Camp

Pond View Farm
Lessons, training, pony rides and summer Children’s Summer Program

Red Pony Farm


Featherstone Center for the Arts, Inc.
Non-profit community art center that fosters the visual, performing and literary arts by providing a venue for concerts, exhibits, gallery shows, lectures, performances and classes for all ages.


Arts & Society
A non-profit and tax exempt organization founded in 1979, provides concerts and concert dramas featuring established living composers as well as emerging talents. Also presents the world’s oldest celebration of James Joyce, Bloomsday, and an annual recital by pianist Russell Sherman.


Martha's Vineyard Film Society &

The Drum Workshop, Inc.
Multi-faceted, multi-cultural, participatory, hands-on experiences for groups of all ages and abilities.
Rick Bausman, 508-627-3786.


Island Community Chorus
Peter Boak, director.
The main goal of the Chorus is to bring quality choral productions to Martha’s Vineyard. Concerts have included major works by Handel, Rutter, Poulenc, and Vaughn Williams; and lighter works from a variety of composers including talented Island musicians. Voluntary dues are $30 twice a year, depending on participation; however, finances should not preclude participation.

For more information contact Mary-Jean Miner at 508.696.8589.

Island Theatre Workshop, Inc.
Year-round theater organization offering productions and classes for adults and children (dramas, musicals, & original plays). Branches include The Theatre Guild, the Children’s Theatre, the Apprentice Players, and the Young Director’s Studio.

Contact: Lee Fierro, 508-693-5290

MV Chamber Music Society
The MVCMS is committed to bringing music to Islanders year-round. In addition to their 12-concert summer series, the Society also presents winter concerts and music enrichment programs in the schools and the community at large.


Vineyard Playhouse
M. J. Bruder Munafo, producer and artistic director. Small professional non-profit theater operating year-round. Also offers educational programs for children and adults.

The Yard

The Yard supports diverse, contemporary dance-makers and related artists in their creative processes through paid, creative residency, public performance, long term education, and artist driven civic engagement.

Phyllis Vecchia, Creative Dramatics, Inc.
PO Box 1025, VH
Creative dramatics program offered in preschools, after-school programs, in-school programs K-5, libraries, birthday parties, scout troops, community centers and summer camps. Also offers programs for children with disabilities and inter-generational work with seniors.

Soul Aesthetics
Co-directors: Tara Bright and Sangeet Grace.
Year-round cultural arts council dedicated to the celebration, promotion, and preservation of the arts within the African Diaspora community on Martha’s Vineyard. Through the expression of the aesthetic, culinary, healing, literary, performing, and visual arts, inspirational stories of the African experience in the Western Hemisphere are told.

Phone: 508-696-9665, e-mail:

The Vineyard Artisans Festivals
The mission of the Vineyard Artisans Festivals is to promote Island Art and Craft. We have grown from 65 original artisans in 1995, to over 120 today. My commitment is to continue to provide a link between the Island Community and the Arts, providing an opportunity for both new and established artisans to show and sell their work. The Vineyard Craftsmen is a non-profit group that together with the Vineyard Artisans awards scholarships to students at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School.

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