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Create a Valentine for a special someone Make a Valentine for someone special in your life or be someone’s secret admirer to brighten their day. Using the materials on the table be as creative as you would like. We are asking for all cards to be done by February 10.

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Paint, Sip, Repeat

Kid’s Paint and Sip at the Stratford Y Join us for a healthy, safe and fun event for children! Everyone leaves with a piece of art that they have created! Children will paint a picture, sip healthy smoothies, and share their talents with the group. Please register in advance as space is limited. Online and […]

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Fit For the Young at Heart

AOA Dance Party Come join your friends for a fun night of dancing, food and laughs. We are asking you to bring your favorite dish for a Potluck Dinner, we are a NUT FREE facility. We will have a song requests sheet at the front desk. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes! WHEN: Friday, […]

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Join the Y!

FIND YOUR REASON TO FEEL GREAT Join the Y! During the month of February, Active Older Adults (65+ yo) pay NO JOINER FEE! Offer Expires February 28, 2023 February is Heart Healthy Month. At the Y, you’ll find ways to be healthy! Being physically active every day is fun and can improve the function of […]

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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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We’re Stronger Together

New Class Announcement There are now more chances to get in a great workout with your YMCA family. Join us in welcoming a Sally Head back to the Y! Tuesday 7:00am Strength 101- Learn the basics of strength training using your body weight, various equipment and breathing techniques. WHEN: The first class will be on […]

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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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Fuel Your Healthy Habits

JOIN US FOR A TALK ABOUT NUTRITION WITH JEN EVAN, MS in Human Nutrition, University of Bridgeport This month’s seminar and talk will be about Understanding Food and Nutrition Labels. Please feel free to come with questions! WHEN: Friday, February 10 TIME: 12:30pm. Free to members of the Y and the community! For further information […]

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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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Fun Time For All!

Parents Night Out at the Stratford Y – February 24 Let our YMCA staff lead your kids on February 24 in fun group games, swim time, crafts, and other activities while making some new friends! Please bring a suit & towel. Preregistration is required. Registration ends two days before event so we can staff properly. […]

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No School No Problem

Y Vacation Club Even though schools are closed, the Stratford YMCA is here for your child care needs. Drop your child off with our experienced staff for a fun-filled day of games, activities, arts & crafts, swimming, and more! Please bring a nut-free lunch, a bathing suit, and a towel. We are not responsible for […]

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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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Be A Stronger Champion

Join our Boxing Class! Participants will gain self-confidence and self-control while learning the fundamentals of Boxing. Participants will receive a great boxing workout, while learning proper stance, footwork, different styles of boxing, discipline and good sportsmanship. Join us for one free demo class! WHEN: 6 Week Session begins 1/17/23 through 2/26/23. TIMES: Tuesdays: Kids (8-12 […]

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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 […]

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Splish Splash Birthday Bash

Celebrate Birthdays at the Stratford YMCA For all birthday parties, a party host will be provided to help parents set up and clean up from the party. All parties are scheduled for two hours. Each party consists of one hour in the pool followed by one hour in the party room. A lifeguard will swim […]

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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

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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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Compete In The Fast Lane

Become a member of the BSY Torpedo Swim Team at the Stratford YMCA! Torpedoes will develop and learn the fundamentals and techniques in the 4 competitive strokes; backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke and freestyle starts, plus skills for turns, diving, teamwork, and most importantly ENJOYMENT through swimming. Swimmers are also introduced to competition through USA Swimming and YMCA […]

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NAEYC Accredited Preschool Program

Forever Growing AGES: 3-4 years At the Y, we offer a safe, nurturing environment for children to learn and grow. The Y supports their social-emotional, cognitive and physical development. When you know your child is well cared for, you and your family have the opportunity to focus at work, plan healthy meals, enjoy family activities […]

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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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Stratford Y Swim Team

AGES: 5 – 18 years (participation depends on ability level) The Stratford YMCA offers a stimulating, enjoyable program that stresses stroke technique, endurance, sportsmanship, goal-setting, and leadership. We strive to do all this in an environment that embraces the YMCA’s philosophy of building spirit, mind, and body for all. We believe these qualities serve our swimmers […]

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Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons

AGES: 3 and up One-on-one swim or two-on-one lessons with a trained swim instructor. Each 30-minute session is scheduled between the instructor and the participant. REGISTRATION: Members may register by filling out our Registration Form at the member service desk. 2023-CCC-YMCA-Private-Semi-Private-Swim-Lesson-Registration-Form

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Y Vacation Club

No School, No Worries AGES: 5-12 years Enjoy your days off from school at our Y Vacation Club! Children should bring a peanut-free lunch and appropriate clothing, including a bathing suit and towel.

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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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