Replenish, Revive, Restore

YIN YOGA WORKSHop with Jo mcintosh Nourish your spirit, rejuvenate your body, and enliven your mind!  Enjoy an introduction to Yin Yoga, on the philosophy and hearth benefits of Yin and then the magic for yourself! The asanas combined with deep, focused breathing encourage you to tune in and listen to your body and surrender […]

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Summer Program Guide

Find Your Fun. Find Your Y. At the Y, you’ll run, you’ll laugh, you’ll sweat and you’ll have fun meeting people while you enjoy yourself. Connect with neighbors and give back to your community. Find your fun. Register for a Summer Session program or join a class! Please browse our Summer Program Guide: SDV Summer […]

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Supporting Wellness Together

Weight Loss Program This Weight Loss Program is designed to help people seeking a healthier weight achieve their goals by making small, modest changes to their daily behaviors, and forming sustainable healthy habits. Participants joining the program should be ready to commit to daily food and physical activity tracking as well as developing self-designed weekly […]

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Take Time To Connect

YMCA Social  Club If you like to socialize with other members of the Soundview Family YMCA, this club is for you! The Y Social Club meets the first Friday of every month and will offer a variety of activities such as cards, puzzles and games! WHEN: June 3, July 1, August 5 TIME: 2:00pm LOCATION: […]

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LET’S PLAY TOGETHER

Find Hidden Treasure with Geocaching Here is an amazing activity that will keep the kids (ageless) longing to spend more time in the great outdoors. Geocaching in a treasure hunt that happens outside using GPS enabled devices. We use our phones with the FREE downloadable app. There are millions of Geocaches hidden around the world. […]

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CELEBRATE THE Y!

Walk with us to commemorate 178 Years of Strengthening Communities HAPPY 178th BIRTHDAY, YMCA! Founders Day Challenge Choose a time and place that works best for you and your family! Invite your friends and neighbors to join, too. Enjoy a walk with others connected to the YMCA. We’re hoping to gather at least 178 walkers! […]

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Young Adults – Join the Y!

FIND YOUR PURPOSE. FIND YOUR Y. At the Y, you’ll find more than just a place to work out. With opportunities to connect with neighbors and give back to your community, you’ll discover a greater sense of purpose, too. We’re offering a 3 Month Young Adult Membership for $100 with a Waived Joiner Fee. (Regular rate […]

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Wellness Wednesday Workshops

First Steps to Healthier Eating June 29 Pantry Makeover: A pantry makeover is similar to spring cleaning – out with the bad, in with the good! The purpose of a pantry makeover is to help you bring awareness to your current food choices, while making space for healthier alternatives. July 27 Super Market Tour: It […]

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Cycle For A Cause Together

SUPPORTING CANCER SURVIVORSHIP LIVESTRONG at the YMCA helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their health and wellbeing. In this free 12-week program offered by the Soundview family YMCA survivors increase strength, develop supportive relationships and increase their quality of life. SATURDAY, JULY 30 8:00am —12:00pm Register by July 25, 2022! EVENT INFORMATION:  Teams of 1-6 people $500 per team/per […]

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WATER SAFETY SPLASH BASH

Join the Soundview Family YMCA Aquatics Team for a special edition of our Family Fun Fridays – Water Safety Splash Bash! DATE: Friday May 20 TIME: 5-7pm FEE: FREE to ALL – we welcome our community to come and learn more about being safe around water. Bring a new suit to donate to our SWIM […]

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You’re Invited!

2nd Annual Gala – Pau Hana The time after work. It is considered a time for relaxation, informal socializing with friends and family, and enjoyment. WHEN: Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:00 pm-11:00 pm WHERE: WoodWinds, 29 Schoolground Road, Branford, CT 06405 Come dressed for a Luau! Support our Community! Dance the night away with Jay DjFlip Crisante […]

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Dungeons & Dragons

Introduction TEENS AGES 14-18 Dragons, Goblins and Gnomes…….Oh my! Dungeons and Dragon (DND) is an intricate fantasy tabletop game. The game of DND takes the players to far-off places to fight fantasy creatures and explore. Beyond that, it can be an exercise in creative writing, basic math skills, teamwork, and all-around good time! Participants will […]

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Tee Up For A Cause

16th Annual Golf Tournament You can make a difference helping kids stay on course with every swing of your club. Every day, the Y strengthens our community for kids, adults, seniors and families with programs that protect, teach, connect, heal, nourish and encourage. It’s how we help communities and the ‘us’ who live in them […]

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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. […]

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Spring Program Guide

Find Your Friends. Find Your Y. At the Y, there are no strangers – only friends you haven’t met yet. Friends that will inspire you to develop new skills and confidence to lead positive change in yourself and our community. The Y is for all. Everyone is welcome. Financial aid and scholarships may be available […]

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KIDS STAY PARENTS PLAY

Kid’s Night Out 2022 Don’t miss out on an opportunity to enjoy a fun night out while the kids have a great time at the Y!  Kids  will play games, eat pizza, swim, use the indoor playscape and more! WHO: Ages 8-14 WHEN: First Saturdays each month, 5:00 pm-7:00 pm March 5 / April 2 / […]

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H.E.L.P.

Health, Education and Logical Planning Here at the YMCA, we understand that sorting through all the conflicting nutritional information out there can be both confusing and frustrating. We are here to H.E.L.P. Perhaps you want more energy. Maybe you have those nagging sweet cravings that you can’t seem to get under control. Or, perhaps it’s […]

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Before and After School Child Care

Your Kids will make new friends and have tons of fun as they explore new adventures each day. 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 […]

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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 Soundview Family Y offers two programs providing […]

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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 […]

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100 Mile Swim Club

GO THE DISTANCE In 2022 by participating in the Soundview Family YMCA 100 Mile Swim Club. Simply log your miles and keep us in the loop on your progress by checking in with our Aquatics Staff every 10 miles. All ages & abilities are welcome – the technique is not the priority, just the distance. […]

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Today is Your Lucky Day

B.I.N.G.O. Join us every third Thursday for B.I.N.G.O and hear about our current wellness offerings and healthy living programs. DATE:  Monday, February 28 TIME:  2:00-3:00 PM LOCATION:  Multipurpose Room COST:  Free Connect, play, have fun and win prizes!  

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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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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 […]

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Movement for Parkinson’s

A class designed to help adults of all levels maintain an active lifestyle while focusing on cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility and balance. Care partners are welcome to participate. Registration required. For more information contact Colleen Villano, Director of Healthy Living at cvillano@cccymca.org.

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Y Stands For Youth

Youth in our Branch Wellness Center Our Youth Wellness Orientation Bracelet Program is designed for youth members ages 10-13 who would like to use our Wellness Center while their parent is in the room. Youth will be given FREE training with one of our Wellness Coaches to learn about each aspect of the Wellness Center. […]

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Child Watch

AGES: 3 months – 9 years A safe and fun YMCA staff supervised area where parents with a Family Membership can leave their children to play and enjoy activities while they participate in programs on-site. FEE: Free with Family Membership

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Climb to New Heights!

The Soundview Family Y boasts a 3 story high indoor playscape! This awesome room is used for child watch, after school programs, family time, birthday parties and is one of the highlights of our onsite summer camps.

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Get F.I.T.

Free Introductory Training As a New Y Member, we would like you to achieve your wellness goals and get the most out of your Y investment. Please sign up for F.I.T. (Free Introductory Training) Sessions so that we can help you get started. Time to get to know each other. Your dedicated F.I.T. Coach is […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Defend Together

So You Have a Fighting Chance. Defend Together burns a ton of calories and builds total body strength. Tap into the hottest mixed martial arts movements done at a rapid-fire pace to maximize your cardio fitness. This electric experience is addictive and collaboratively a high-energy 60 minutes of fun. Getting Started Details Try Defend Together! […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Supporting Wellness Together

Reach your wellness goals with us! Weight Loss Program This program is designed to help those seeking a healthier weight to achieve their goals by making small, modest changes to their daily behaviors and form sustainable, healthy habits. Participants will build skills for a successful lifestyle change. Program Overview:  12 weeks / 1 session per […]

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Personal Training

Inspire, Motivate, Maintain If you are 14,80 or in between, and if your goal is to lose weight; gain strength; improve balance; flexibility and agility; rehabilitate a new or old injury, or just push yourself – a Y personal trainer can help you get there. Our certified personal trainers will help develop a personalized program that […]

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Lifeguard Certification

AGES: 15 and up Here’s your chance to build your résumé and show the world what you can do. Prepare for college and a career by developing leadership and communication skills, be a hero by learning lifesaving skills such as first aid, CPR, and Oxygen Administration, and have fun while earning money at a job you’ll […]

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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 […]

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Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons

AGES: 3 and up One-on-one swim lessons with a trained swim instructor. Each 30-minute session is scheduled between the instructor and the participant. Register on-line or by calling the Y. Private lessons are offered for YMCA members only.

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Y Vacation Club

No School, No Worries Have your child join us for swimming, games, crafts and other fun activities on their days off from school. FEE: Members $75 per day / Community Members $150 per day For more information, please contact the Y P 203 481 9622

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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 […]

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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 […]

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