Are You Whistle Worthy?

Lifeguard Certification Courses This course is designed to give participants the skills and knowledge needed to be a lifeguard. This comprehensive course offers up to date information on how to guard, anticipate and prevent problems and to take actions to help those in need. CPR, First Aid, AED, and O2 certifications are included in the […]

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Summer Day Camp

SUMMER is a time for kids to be kids! Y Day Camp is the place to make every precious summer day a great one! Because the YMCA believes all kids have great potential and deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. The Bridgeport YMCA Summer Day Camp provides kids […]

YMCA Book Worms

Explore new and interesting titles Reading is an inherently solitary endeavor, let’s get together a group of people who love to read, then, have a discussion on whatever topics are provoked by our selection. This group was started with three ideas in mind; it would be great to be able to talk over books and […]

Summer Day Camp

WELCOME TO SUMMER DAY CAMP! The YMCA believes all kids have great potential and deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. At YMCA day camp kids and teens can develop skills, self-confidence, new friendships and a sense of belonging – all while having tons of fun. In order to […]

Summer Day Camp

WELCOME TO SUMMER DAY CAMP! The YMCA believes all kids have great potential and deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. At YMCA day camp kids and teens can develop skills, self-confidence, new friendships and a sense of belonging – all while having tons of fun. In order to […]

Before and After School Child Care

Find Your Homework Helper! Through a balanced approach to youth development, the Y’s program will offer activities, mentorship and academic support, helping kids to thrive throughout the school year. We strive to meet the needs of our families while providing quality experiences for the children in our programs. Where and how children spend their time […]

Summer Day Camp

WELCOME TO SUMMER DAY CAMP! The YMCA believes all kids have great potential and deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. At YMCA day camp kids and teens can develop skills, self-confidence, new friendships and a sense of belonging – all while having tons of fun. In order to […]

Summer Day Camp

WELCOME TO SUMMER DAY CAMP! The YMCA believes all kids have great potential and deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. At YMCA day camp kids and teens can develop skills, self-confidence, new friendships and a sense of belonging – all while having tons of fun. In order to […]

Summer Day Camp

WELCOME TO SUMMER DAY CAMP! The YMCA believes all kids have great potential and deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. At YMCA day camp kids and teens can develop skills, self-confidence, new friendships and a sense of belonging – all while having tons of fun. In order to […]

Summer Day Camp

WELCOME TO SUMMER DAY CAMP! The YMCA believes all kids have great potential and deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. At YMCA day camp kids and teens can develop skills, self-confidence, new friendships and a sense of belonging – all while having tons of fun. In order to […]

Livestrong at the YMCA

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a FREE twelve-week, small group program designed for adult cancer survivors. Our goal is to help participants build muscle mass and muscle strength, increase flexibility and endurance and improve functional ability. Additional goals include reducing the severity of therapy side effects, preventing unwanted weight changes and improving energy levels and self-esteem. […]

LET YOUR COMPETITIVE SPIRIT SHINE!

‘VISIT THE Y’ CHALLENGE Push your limits and let your competitive spirt shine. Compete against yourself and other members. With each Y visit, you’ll work towards becoming a Bronze, Silver or Gold winner. Details: Challenge runs January 9-February 15 Register to participate with Member Services.

Before and After School Care

FIND YOUR HOMEWORK HELPER! The Y’s Child Care program provides a safe, enriching and fun environment for kids to enjoy. We strive to meet the needs of our families while providing quality experiences for the children in our programs. Where and how children spend their time is vital to their growth and success in life. […]

National Cancer Prevention Month – Get Moving at Any Age!

According to research,* 4 out of 10 cancer cases in the United States are associated with preventable risk factors. Excess body weight, poor diet and physical inactivity are factors that contribute to increased cancer risk. For National Cancer Prevention Month, the Y believes a healthy lifestyle can start at any age – and we’re here […]

Out with the old (habits) and in with the new (habits)

The start of the new year is a great time to take a look at all of your current habits. Are there any habits you currently have that can be tweaked, even just a little bit, in order to turn them into healthy habits? We’re happy to share at least four healthy habits you can […]

Refer Your Friends to Join the Y!

When a friend you’ve referred joins the Y, we’ll thank you by giving you a FREE membership month. There’s no limit to how many friends you refer and there’s no limit to how many FREE months you can receive. Being with friends is always more fun for you and your family. Take advantage of sharing […]

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Winter 1 Program Guide

At the Y, we believe staying healthy and getting fit are not only vital to our well-being, but should be fun and inclusive. That’s why we’ve designed our programs to meet the needs of every individual, no matter their age or skill level. We provide a welcoming environment focused on helping you and your family […]

Strategy Knowledge Conquer

Chess Club How does a board game relate so closely to real life? “Life is like a game of Chess. To win you have to make a move. Knowing which move to make comes with insight and knowledge, and by learning the lessons that are accumulated along the way. We become each and every piece […]

Winter 1 Program Guide

At the Y, we believe that supporting families by building strong kids and future leaders is not only vital to our well-being, but should also be fun and inclusive. That’s why we’ve designed our programs to meet the needs of every individual, no matter their age or skill level. We provide a welcoming environment focused […]

Winter 1 Program Guide

At the Y, we believe that supporting families by building strong kids and future leaders is not only vital to our well-being, but should also be fun and inclusive. That’s why we’ve designed our programs to meet the needs of every individual, no matter their age or skill level. We provide a welcoming environment focused […]

LIVESTRONG AT THE YMCA

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a FREE twelve-week, small group program designed for adult cancer survivors. Our goal is to help participants build muscle mass and muscle strength, increase flexibility and endurance and improve functional ability. Additional goals include reducing the severity of therapy side effects, preventing unwanted weight changes and improving energy levels and self-esteem. […]

Outdoor Fitness

Located towards the front of our Y at 3045 Main Street, the outdoor fitness structure is available for members and our community who are 13+ years old. We encourage you to try it out! It has the ability to accommodate a variety of exercises with directions for use posted at the site. Have fun and […]

YOGA FOR Multiple Sclerosis

AN ADAPTED YOGA CLASS This class is designed to meet the needs of individuals with Multiple Sclerosis.  The aim of practicing yoga is not merely to assume specific poses, but rather to combine breathing, posture, movement and awareness achieve relaxation and body awareness.  Practicing yoga can give you to the tools to help manage everyday […]

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

Program Tailored to Support People Affected by Cancer The Soundview Family YMCA and the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA, branches of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA, are launching LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a 12-week exercise program for cancer survivors. The program will be offered at no cost and is available to adults 18 years or older living with […]

School Aged Child Care

YOUR KIDS WILL MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND HAVE TONS OF FUN AS THEY EXPLORE NEW ADVENTURES EACH DAY We strive to meet the needs of our families while providing quality experiences for the children in our programs. Where and how children spend their time is vital to their growth and success in life. We help […]

Child Watch

Children may stay at the Child Watch for up to two hours per day. Parents and guardians are the only adults authorized to leave a child at Child Watch and are required to remain onsite at the Y during their child’s visit. Child Watch Hours: Monday-Thursday 5:00pm-7:30pm

Before and After School Care

FIND YOUR HOMEWORK HELPER We know how important it is for a child to have an enriching place for learning and growth, both in and out of school. And we’re happy to be able to provide that place, allowing your child’s social, emotional, physical and academic journey to continue before and after school. Are also […]

Before and After School Child Care

FIND YOUR HOMEWORK HELPER! We strive to meet the needs of our families while providing quality experiences for the children in our programs. Where and how children spend their time is vital to their growth and success in life. FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT  We help kids reach their potential and thrive in a safe, trustworthy setting. […]

Before and After School Child Care

FIND YOUR HOMEWORK HELPER! Through a balanced approach to youth development, the Y’s program will offer activities, mentorship and academic support, helping kids to thrive throughout the school year. As an organization dedicated to youth development, we know how important it is for a child to have an enriching place for learning and growth, both in and […]

Before and After School Care

Find Your Homework Helper! We know how important it is for a child to have an enriching place for learning and growth, both in and out of school. And we’re happy to be able to provide that place, allowing your child’s social, emotional, physical and academic journey to continue long. Are also proud to be […]

YMCA360 ON-DEMAND AND LIVE At the YMCA we believe that when people experience all that our Y has to offer, they will be drawn into supportive, healthier relationships with one another and their community. YMCA360 is an on-demand video platform for our Y community. YMCA360 offers 1000+ group exercise classes, youth sports training, well-being classes […]

Come Hang With Us

TRX TRX will get your body in the best shape! A suspension training system that combats your body, challenging your strength, power, balance and flexibility. Members can reserve a space in a class on our schedule page. Space is limited so we encourage you to sign up ahead of time.  

Score Some Fun

Open Basketball Open gym time is available at the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA in our half court basketball gym. The Lakewood– Trumbull YMCA half court basketball gym now has open hours available for our members to shoot some hoops and have some fun. Basketballs are available for you to use. We encourage social distancing. Youth under the […]

After School Child Care

FIND YOUR HOMEWORK HELPER The Y is here to meet your school age child care needs! Our program combines academics with play, and offers a caring and safe environment where kids can achieve, feel a sense of belonging, build friendships and explore new interests. Once homework is complete and snacks finished, Y staff will lead […]

Refer Your Friends to Join the Y!

  When a friend you’ve referred joins the Y, we’ll thank you by giving you a FREE membership month. There’s no limit to how many friends you refer and there’s no limit to how many FREE months you can receive. Being with friends is always more fun for you and your family. Take advantage of […]

YMCA Universal Mobile App

STAY ON TRACK WITH THE Y MOBILE APP Download our Mobile App which will allow you to: Check-in View class schedules Make reservations in the class schedule section Watch YMCA360 on-demand programs See what’s happening at the Y PLUS set personal wellness goals, Log your workouts And view a history of your wellness accomplishments Push notifications also […]

Togetherhood

SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER Togetherhood is a nationwide program that gives Y members a way to get to know people and strengthen our community through volunteerism. The program is led by a committee of Y members that decides on projects and carries them out throughout the year. If you’re interested, please contact the Y for more […]

YMCA360 On-Demand and Live

Discover YMCA360, built for the whole family, from youth sports to the arts, and build confidence and creativity. YMCA360 is an on-demand video platform for you, your children and your family. YMCA360 offers numerous programs, classes, youth sports training, well-being classes and more to serve you and your family wherever you are. Tap into Kids […]

YMCA360 On-Demand and Live

At the YMCA we believe that when people experience all that our Y has to offer, they will be drawn into supportive, healthier relationships with one another and their community. YMCA360 is an on-demand video platform for our Y community. YMCA360 offers 1000+ group exercise classes, youth sports training, well-being classes and more to serve […]

Alpha Community Services YMCA offers services to clients referred by Connecticut’s statewide system for addressing chronic homelessness, the Coordinated Access Network (CAN). Through CAN referrals, Alpha Community Services Y provides Family Navigation; Emergency Shelter focused on families; Permanent Supportive Housing; Supportive Services to Veteran Families and also has been instrumental in creating and sustaining the […]

STEAM!

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, Arts and MATH (STEAM) Children can be challenged so they are critical thinkers, make predictions and become inventors. Try some of these activities at home. How about making a healthy snack? Alpha Community Services Y, Katie Weldy and Gabriela Vera –  Making Healthy Trail Mix Safety first! Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA, Meinel Brothers – […]

Coping Ideas for Families

If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed due to homeschooling and the lack of resources, please watch this segment created by undergraduate Fairfield University social work students, created as part of their internship with the Alpha Community Services YMCA. Families have spent a lot more time at home with their children. Many challenges have arisen such […]

Arts & Crafts

Every child needs to feel creative. It’s not just Arts and Crafts, it’s building connections, boosting self-esteem, encouraging self-expression and enhancing decision-making skills. We all need more of that! Soundview Family YMCA, Lynn Wheeler – Origami Balloon Soundview Family YMCA, Lynn Wheeler – Origami Glider Soundview Family YMCA, Lynn Wheeler – Origami Boat Soundview Family YMCA, Lynn Wheeler […]

Fitness

Children need to get their exercise and their jitters out Being cooped up in the house, doing their school work…they need to burn off some energy! ABC Planks,Woodruff Family YMCA, Jennifer Fleisher, Health & Wellness Director Who Says Exercise Can’t Be Educational? Try our Central Connecticut Coast YMCA Family ABC WorkoutChallenge Knowing how to be safe […]

Storytime

Who doesn’t love to hear story! Especially one read by a YMCA Teacher Bridgeport YMCA, Anne Raucci – What Time Is It Mr. Crocodile?  Woodruff Family YMCA, Nicole Servas –The Legend of Jelly Bean and the Unbreakable Egg Woodruff Family YMCA, Nicole Servas – Spring Sprung Woodruff Family YMCA Togetherhood Program Volunteer, Melissa Servas –Seahorse Makes Friends […]

Sing-a-long!

It’s music to our ears from some of our favorite YMCA teachers Woodruff Family YMCA, Sue Buglione – Itsy Bitsy Spider Woodruff Family YMCA, Sue Buglione – Fish Alive Song Woodruff Family YMCA, Sue Buglione – Five Little Monkeys

FITNESS FROM OUR OWN WELLNESS INSTRUCTORS

Live Stream Classes with Your Y Friends Join us for daily classes through Zoom!  To use Zoom, a free video conferencing platform, follow the link below or use the Meeting ID and Password to join the class.  Have fun and keep fit!  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6491974012?pwd=QnlraEVGaHJHS0ZyTW0yUlEzTHZUQT09 Meeting ID: 649-197-4012 / Password: 936974   Classes will begin at the time shared. Please […]

Forever Learning

The Y Offers After School Aged Enrichment that Parents Can Feel Good About During these challenging times when your regular routine seems to change on a daily basis, one thing remains the same: your child needs a safe, enriching place to go when school is not in session plus before and after school day. While […]

Fun With Friends

Y Leaders Club Calling all Milford and Valley teenagers!  Virtual Meetings on Wednesdays at 6:150pm on Zoom. Leaders Club provides high school students with extensive leadership training, offering opportunities for service to the YMCA and the community. Leaders Club also serves as a recruiting program for future Y professionals! We are here to develop leaders, […]

Reservations

Fairfield YMCA Schedule an appointment to reserve your Lap Lane!  The available times for Appointments are visible. If a time slot is not visible, another member has reserved it. Please consider another time, another class or an alternative day. How to Schedule an Appointment to Reserve Your Space 1. At this time, all Central […]

Reservations

Please login to access your appointments and to change or cancel. Kindly, cancel your reservation if your schedule changes. How to Cancel an Appointment or Reservation 1. Enter your information as it appears on your Y Membership Account. 2. Click Find Me. 3. Select the “My Appointments” tab. 4. Scroll to locate the appointment you […]

It’s a Big Dill

Play Pickleball at the Y! Pickleball is played on a court with a net lowered to 34″ at center. It’s played with a perforated plastic whiffle ball and composite paddle. It’s easy for beginners, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for the experienced. Members can reserve a spot on our scheduling page. […]

RESERVATIONS

Soundview Family YMCA Schedule an appointment to reserve your Lap Lane or Group Exercise Class space! The available times for Appointments are visible. If a time slot is not visible, another member has reserved it. Please consider another time, another class or an alternative day. How to Schedule an Appointment to Reserve Your Space 1. […]

Reservations

Woodruff Family YMCA How to Schedule an Appointment to Reserve Your Space 1. At this time, all Central Connecticut Coast YMCA Members (Full Facility and Active Older Adults) are able to schedule an appointment and reserve a space in a Group Exercise Class or for a Lap Swim. If you have a question, please call […]

Balance & Flex Together

So You Can Balance the Important Things. BALANCE & FLEX TOGETHER will grow you longer and stronger with an invigorating 60-minute mind-body workout. It incorporates yoga and Pilates fundamentals with athletic training for balance, mobility, flexibility and the core. Emotive music drives the experience as you breathe and sweat through this full-body fitness journey. Getting […]

Move To The Beat

Recreational, Performance, and Competitive Dance at the Y Our Y dance program has been encouraging dancers of over ten years, and our dance instructors love what they do.  Each of our instructors has more than twenty years of dance experience, as well as some incredible technical training all the way to the collegiate level.  These […]

Martial Arts

DESIRE, DISCIPLINE, DETERMINATION The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA has a long tradition using the martial arts style of Cheezic Tang Soo Do, developing physical defense, high personal standards, respect and  discipline of mind, body, and spirit.  Our 8th Degree Belt, Master David DeGuzman, leads the students in self-defense, while following the CDC, OEC, and State guidelines.  We offer a […]

Strength Train Together

So You Can Be Strong for Them! STRENGTH TRAIN TOGETHER maximizes your workout results within 60 minutes of impactful strength training. You’ll get stronger while improving movement when you combine traditional strength training with functional exercises using an adjustable barbell, weights and body weight. Getting Started Details Try Strength Train Together! Class days and times are […]

Active Together

So you can explore life to the fullest! ACTIVE TOGETHER is an innovative 60-minute workout that improves cardiovascular fitness, builds total body strength and enhances movement health for daily life. Inspiring music and supportive coaching will insure you succeed with simple, athletic exercises that use dumbbells, bodyweight and The STEP®. Getting Started Details Try Active […]

Amy Wiltsie

                Director of Development P 203 394 8125 E awiltsie@cccymca.org

President’s Newsletters

To learn more about any of the topics covered in our President’s Newsletter please email or call 203 777 9622. 2022 It’s About Our Community – Fall Newsletter Building Communities Through Togetherhood – Summer Newsletter 2021 Taking Care of Children and Families – Fall Newsletter Responding Since 1859 – Summer Newsletter 2019 Teaching Our Kids How To […]

Active Together

ACTIVE TOGETHER is an innovative 60-minute workout that improves cardiovascular fitness, builds total body strength and enhances movement health for daily life. Inspiring music and supportive coaching will insure you succeed with simple, athletic exercises that use dumbbells, bodyweight and The STEP®. Getting Started Details Try Active Together! Class days and times are listed in […]

Melissa Kessell

              Vice President Finance & CFO P 203 777 9622 x 2103 E mkessell@cccymca.org

Wellness Center Dedicated to Duke Faubert

The Elm City YMCA is dedicated to “Emil” Duke Faubert, grandfather of the first Elm City Y Branch Executive, Tyler McCauley. Emil “Duke” Faubert grew up during the depression as a Y kid in Pawtucket RI where he participated and organized many YMCA programs including Gray-Y for elementary-age children. Following his graduation from Pawtucket H.S. […]

Lakewood-Trumbull Y Gymnastics Team

Girls Team Our Girls Team consist of levels 3-10. They range from ages 6-18. They train anywhere from 7-12 hours a week on the Olympic events; Floor Exercise; Balance Beam; Uneven Bars; and Vault. The level 3-5 & Xcel teams compete in the YMCA league. The level 6-10 teams compete in both USAG and YMCA […]

Lakewood-Trumbull Gymnastics Team

The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA gymnastics team has been inspiring and helping children achieve their goals since the 1980’s. Through the years the Y has produced multiple State and Regional champions as well as State and Regional team championships. Our gymnasts learn, through fun and discipline, the ability to achieve their goals. We believe that if a […]

A Report On The Y’s Community Impact

December 31, 2014 Dear Friends, It is with great pride that I share with you the strong impact made by the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA in 2014! With a special focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Y served 88,492 kids, families, and adults in twenty five towns and cities including Bridgeport and New […]

Learn Together, Play Together

Bridgeport Y School Readiness Programs Serving Bridgeport children ages 3 & 4 years At the Bridgeport Y, kids try new things, build their confidence, make new friends and smile every day. Affordable tuition. Care 4 Kids accepted. Openings Available. Enroll your child today! YMCA Kolbe Education Center, 401 Kossuth Street, Bridgeport, CT 06608 P 203 332 6447 […]

Swim for Camaraderie and Competition

Join the Soundview YMCA Stingrays Swim Team The Branford Stingrays were organized in 1972 and began their collaboration with the Y in 2010. Offering a stimulating, enjoyable program that stresses stroke technique, starts, turns, and basic training, we measure success not in terms of one or two extremely successful swimmers, but in the measurable improvement […]

A Report on the Y’s Impact

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT COAST YMCA A Report on the Y’s Community Impact December 31, 2013 Dear Friends, It is with great pride that I share with you the strong impact made by the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA in 2013! With a special focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Y served 87,000 kids, […]

President’s Holiday Newsletter

President’s Holiday Newsletter CCC Y President’s Newsletter Holiday 2013 Please click on link above to read articles about how we are building character, helping the community, preparing children for kindergarten and more!

FIZZ, BUBBLE, GOO (AGES 5-12)

Have you ever wondered what happens when you put Mentos in  a bottle of Diet Coke? Come create cool science experiments with everyday materials that will explode, ooze and goo. Not only will the child perform wacky science experiments, they will learn the basics of the scientific method. Tuesdays 4:00-4:45pm (AGES 8-12) Wednesday 4:00-4:45  (AGES […]

Want to workout as a family?

Try our Wellness Center! Our Wellness Center includes state of the art Life Fitness cardiovascular and strength training equipment and a stretching area for flexibility and functional exercises. All Full Facility members receive a free Fit Training on how to use the equipment with a certified Personal Trainer. 10-13 year olds interested in learning how […]

After school, the Y helps kids reach their potential

YMCA AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS PROVIDE LEARNING ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES Providing youth with opportunities to continue to learn and engage in meaningful activities at the end of the school day can boost their academic success. To help motivate and inspire kids to learn, branches of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA are offering afterschool programs to school-aged children.  The […]

A Report on the Y’s Impact

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT COAST YMCA A Report on the Y’s Community Impact December 31, 2012 Dear Friends, I am so proud to share with you the great impact made by the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA in 2012!  With a special focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Y served 85,000 kids, families, and […]

Take Your Work Out to the Next Level!

We offer TRX Suspension Training TRX is the newest way to get your body in the best shape of your life. TRX is a suspension training system that combats your body, challenging your strength, power, balance and flexibility. TRX training is offered through personal training, small group workouts and/or classes. Refer to our Group Exercise […]

Lap Swimming Etiquette

LAP SWIMMING ETIQUETTE Swimmers are encouraged to contribute to an atmosphere of cooperation and courtesy. Always enter from the shallow end. A maximum of five swimmers are permitted in each lane during lap swimming. Please swim with others of similar speed. Lifeguards will move swimmers to the appropriate lane when necessary. Always let swimmers in […]

Y Aquatic Safety Guidelines

Our lifeguards are here to ensure your safety and have the authority to restrict any behavior deemed unsafe. Y members and guests must follow all safety guidelines or may be asked to leave the pool area. State health codes require all persons to shower with warm water and soap before entering the swimming pool. Wear […]