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 […]

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 […]

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: Valley Y […]

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: Stratford Y […]

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: FFD 2022 […]

Sip & Swing – Friday, June 3

JOIN US! Support Bridgeport YMCA youth and family programming. Meet us on Friday, June 3 at 4-7pm at the Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course, 2390 Easton Turnpike Fairfield for a sip of your favorite beverage and a mini golf lesson to help improve your swing. We will also have Music, fun Games and Challenges with Prizes […]

Strong Swimmers, Confident Kids

Adaptive Swim Experience / Swim Lessons The focus for our Adaptive Swim Experience program is to help adults, kids and families learn an important life skill and support them in gaining the knowledge, ability, and stamina to become strong and confident swimmers. Y instructors use child-centered methods and flexible teaching to deliver instruction children of […]

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: […]

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. […]

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! […]

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 […]

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 […]

Adaptive Swim Experience

The focus for our Adaptive Swim Experience program is to help adults, kids and families learn an important life skill and support them in gaining the knowledge, ability, and stamina to become strong and confident swimmers. Y instructors use child-centered methods and flexible teaching to deliver instruction children of all abilities. This one-on-one program is […]

HEALTHY FOOD CHAT

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 all about fats and their impact on the cardio-vascular system. Please feel free to come with questions! WHEN:  Monday, June 13 at 7 pm.  FREE  TO MEMBERS OF THE Y AND […]

Swim With A Purpose

Make waves in your fitness goals! Under the guidance of a coach, Swim Fit is a lap swim program that has organized workouts for individuals seeking a lap swim fitness regimen. Workouts range from 2,200- 3,500 yards of mainly freestyle stroke. This program meets Three times a week and runs for 8 Weeks. Call or […]

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 […]

Time to get up!

Couch to 5K is back! If you’ve always wanted to run, but don’t know how to start, now is your chance! The program starts slowly, three times a week, and works up to a 5K, culminating in participation at the Trumbull Rotary’s Sunset Run in July. We’ll start you off on May 14 then meet […]

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 […]

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 within the […]

Get Into The Game

Skills and Drills Basketball Boys and Girls! We’re hosting basketball skills and drills! The goal of the program is to provide a safe and fun learning environment for your child to strengthen their game.  Three grade range specific session will be offered. Grades K-4 5:45pm-6:45pm Grades: 5-8 6:45pm-7:45pm Grades: 9-12 7:45pm-8:40pm 8 Week Session WHEN:  […]

Walk N’ Talk

Join us for a walk or four around Stratford! The Stratford YMCA and the Stratford Health Department invite all new moms and caregivers of infants to join us for a 4 week walking series every Wednesday, starting at 11am, in the month of May. Each week will be a different location, so local residents can […]

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 […]

Together We Can Make A Difference

YMCA Day of SERVICE – EARTH DAY In celebration of Earth Day, the Hamden/North Haven YMCA is offering a volunteer opportunity at the Keefe Community Center,11 Pine Street, Hamden. Join us as we walk around the Keefe Center to do a garbage pick up and clean up of the playground on April 25! Together we […]

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. […]

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 […]

Are You Whistle Worthy?

BECOME A CERTIFIED LIFEGUARD 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spring Program Guide

Spring Program Guide 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 to those who […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tee Up For A Cause

STRATFORD YMCA 18th 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 […]

Family Outdoor Center

Find Your Passion. Find Your Family Fun. Nestled in an undeveloped wooded area of Monroe, participants at the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA Family Outdoor Center have been delighted by its charming atmosphere. With 47 acres of land the possibilities of fun, relaxation and exploration are endless. Whether you are looking to unwind in the sun by one […]

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 / […]

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 […]

Before and After School Care

The Y Offers School Aged Child Care that Parents Can Feel Good About 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 […]

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 Lakewood-Trumbull Y Day Camp Tepee, Gymnastic Camp […]

Before and After School Child Care

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. We offer a curriculum that […]

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. As an organization dedicated to youth development, we are working closely with the Board […]

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 Stratford YMCA Summer Day Camp provides kids […]

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 Woodruff Family YMCA Summer Day Camp provides […]

Before and After School 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. As an organization dedicated to youth development, we are working closely with the Board […]

Before and After School Care

Your Kids will make new friends and have tons of fun as they explore new adventures each day. As an organization dedicated to youth development, we are working closely with the Board of Education! We know how important it is for a child to have an enriching place for learning and growth, both in and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Fairfield YMCA Summer Day Camp provides kids […]

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 […]

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. YMCA Camp Mountain Laurel provides kids with a […]

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. […]

After School Child Care

YOUR KIDS WILL MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND HAVE TONS OF FUN AS THEY EXPLORE NEW ADVENTURES EACH DAY 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 […]

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!  

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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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 […]

FUN WITH FRIENDS

Walk-in Program At the New Haven YMCA Youth Center Walk-in program kids build self-esteem, values and leadership skills. Our Walk-in Program provides a safe environment where teens can focus on developing confidence and character with trained professionals guiding them. Participants will be able to take part in open gym basketball, open swim and have access […]

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 […]

Fresh Start Program

Our Environmental Education program combines indoor and outdoor components with stories, crafts, hikes and activities for the best hands-on exploration and learning. AGES: 5-12 yrs old WHEN: Thursday 4-5:30pm FEES: Member- $40, Community Member- $80  

Creative Crafts

Every child needs to feel creative. Arts and Crafts can boost self-esteem, encourages self-expression and enhances decision- making skills. We all need more of that! AGES: 5-9 yrs old WHEN: Wednesday 4-5:30pm FEES: Member- $40, Community Member- $80  

Booking and Cooking

Booking and Cooking is an 8 week program geared toward reading a book each week and preparing a healthy meal or snack that corresponds with the reading. Space is limited so register right away! AGES: 4-10 yrs old WHEN: Saturday 10:30am-12pm FEES: Member- $40, Community Member- $80  

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Multi-Sports

This instructional sports class is geared to the child who want to try variety of different sports. Each week a different sport will be introduced. Sports include Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Street Hockey, and Flag Football. AGES: 5-9 years old WHEN: Tuesdays 4-5:30pm FEES: Member- $40, Community Member- $80

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 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 Bridgeport […]

Play Hard, Party Harder

BIRTHDAY PARTY RENTALS The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA has an amazing facility that offers a variety of party options to celebrate your child’s next birthday! Choose one of our year-round, outdoor parties. Our enthusiastic and experienced staff will work closely with you to customize the activities and space to create a fantastic birthday!  To ensure you have […]

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, […]

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 Valley YMCA Summer Day Camp provides kids […]

Activating People For Good

Togetherhood At the Y, we’re dedicated to strengthening the community by giving back and supporting our neighbors. That’s why we invite you to participate in Togetherhood™, a program that gives Y members the opportunity to select, plan and lead meaningful community service projects that benefit people and organizations right here in our neighborhood! Togetherhood™ invites […]

Doing Our Part Together

Togetherhood At the Y, we’re dedicated to strengthening the community by giving back and supporting our neighbors. That’s why we invite you to participate in Togetherhood™, a program that gives Y members the opportunity to select, plan and lead meaningful community service projects that benefit people and organizations right here in our neighborhood! Togetherhood™ invites […]

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 […]

Learn Grow Thrive

Early Learning Preschool Program Our child care programs allow parents to answer the inevitable questions: Where can my child be safe and learn what they need to know to be prepared for school, and for life? The New Haven YMCA Youth Center provides a full day NAEYC accredited Preschool program for 3-5 year-olds all year. […]

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 […]

Youth and Government Program

Youth and Government is a national YMCA group that involves thousands of teenagers worldwide in programs that model their state government.  The New Haven YMCA has been participating in the Youth and Government program since 2006.  Between October and March of each year, the teens in the Youth Center meet once to twice a week […]

Lifeguarding

Ages: 15 years and older Ideal for lifeguards working at traditional pools. The course teaches professionalism, patron and facility surveillance, victim recognition, equipment-based rescues, and caring for head, neck and back injuries. Upon successful completion of course, participants will also earn certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer (includes AED) Oxygen Administration and First Aid. Prerequisites […]