Winter 2 Program Guide

Our supportive community will inspire you to find your inner strength! At the Y, we believe in you and are here to help you stay healthy and get fit, while having fun. Our classes and our programs are created with our members in mind. We welcome every individual, all ages and all skill levels. We […]

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Life Skills Save Lives

Earn a Job as a Certified Lifeguard Are you responsible, honest, caring, and respectful? Are you a strong swimmer? Are you over the age of sixteen and looking for a job? Then the Soundview Family YMCA wants to hire you! Get certified in CPR/AED, First Aid, and Lifeguarding through the Blended Learning American Red Cross […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Creating Birthday Memories

Enjoy Your Big Day At The Soundview Family YMCA A birthday party is fun, easy, and cool when you have it in the pool! We offer Splash Bash Parties for members ages five to sixteen featuring the use of our Recreation Pool. There are so many ways to make your party your own – from […]

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Hear a Pin Drop

Free Hearing Screenings The Soundview Family YMCA is pleased to have John Caswell from Discount Hearing join us to conduct hearing screenings. Did you know that you can have bad balance with a hearing condition. There are sensory systems in our inner ear that provides our brain with information about balance, motion, and location of […]

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Wellness Wednesday Workshops

First Steps to Healthier Life Know Your No– Setting Healthy Boundaries Putting yourself FIRST and setting Healthy Boundaries all 2023! Come hear from Soundview Family YMCA’s own Integrative Nutritional Health Coach to learn how! Life Is full of moments. There are highs and lows, decisions and deadlines. How many times do you take the time […]

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YMCA Book Worms

Explore New and Interesting Titles February’s Book: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them everything they believe they will need […]

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Salt, Sugar & Fat

Keep Healthy with Food Choices Salty snacks, rich desserts and comfort food may all look and smell appealing, but consuming these in excess can be detrimental to your health. Come hear Barbara Naclerio M.P.H, CHES. of the East Shore Health District Health Department discuss how salt, sugar, and fat content in certain foods can be […]

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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.

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

Urgent Need For Blood. Please donate if you are healthy! Friday, February 3, 12-5pm Held in the Soundview Family YMCA, 628 East Main Street, Branford, CT 06405 For an appointment, please visit redcrossblood.org Or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

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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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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 […]

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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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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 / Program Participant $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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