Summer Program Guide

There’s something for everyone at the Y! Our YMCA offers programs for all ages, abilities and stages of life. As the leading nonprofit dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y is committed to providing programs and services to children and families that are inclusive for all. So what are you waiting […]

Summer Program Guide

There’s something for everyone at the Y! Our YMCA offers programs for all ages, abilities and stages of life. As the leading nonprofit dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y is committed to providing programs and services to children and families that are inclusive for all. So what are you waiting […]

Summer Program Guide

There’s something for everyone at the Y! Our YMCA offers programs for all ages, abilities and stages of life. As the leading nonprofit dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y is committed to providing programs and services to children and families that are inclusive for all. So what are you waiting […]

Summer Program Guide

There’s something for everyone at the Y! Our YMCA offers programs for all ages, abilities and stages of life. As the leading nonprofit dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y is committed to providing programs and services to children and families that are inclusive for all. So what are you waiting […]

Summer Program Guide

There’s something for everyone at the Y! Our YMCA offers programs for all ages, abilities and stages of life. As the leading nonprofit dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y is committed to providing programs and services to children and families that are inclusive for all. So what are you waiting […]

Summer Program Guide

There’s something for everyone at the Y! Our YMCA offers programs for all ages, abilities and stages of life. As the leading nonprofit dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y is committed to providing programs and services to children and families that are inclusive for all. So what are you waiting […]

Hiking with Friends

Find Your Way Back to Nature Come hike up to 4 miles at a moderate pace in this beautiful property on the Branford shoreline. This is a joint hike with the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), with trained hike leader, Janice. Steady rain will cancel. WHEN:  Wednesday, June 19 TIME: 1:00pm WHERE: Jarvis Farm/Stony Creek Preserves. […]

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Kindness Is In Your Blood Blood donors are needed now to help ensure patients have access to lifesaving blood. Give blood this month and make a real difference to someone in need. Soundview Family YMCA is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood donation drive. Join us and help make a difference […]

Fairways for Futures

Soundview Family YMCA 18th Annual Golf Tournament Join us and the Rotary Club of Branford for the most important round of the year The true power of the Y is in the hearts and actions of every person who believes in our vision of a stronger community for all. Every day, the Y provides food […]

Lie Back and Save a Life

Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA Blood Drive The need for blood donations is at a critical level. The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA is once again hosting the American Red Cross for a blood drive on May 31 in Multi Purpose Room 2. Please consider donating blood to help strengthen our community and possibly save a life. Register at www.Redcrossblood.org and search […]

Just Dance This Summer

Two Fun-Filled Weeks of Dance WHEN: July 8-12 Ballet-Tap-Jazz, July 15-19 Hip-Hop-Musical Theatre-Contemporary Each clinic will run Monday—Friday, 10am to 1pm, for ages 3-8 years old with an in-house performance on Friday. FEE: $150 per week for Facility members, $300 for Program Participants. For more information, please contact Joanne Orenstein, Health & Wellness Director, jorenstein@cccymca.org

You Can Be Whistle Worthy

Lifeguard Course Our Y offers Red Cross Waterfront Life Guard certification courses throughout the year. The course includes CPR, AED and First Aid certifications for ages 15 years and up. Candidates must be able to swim 550 yards non-stop and tread water for three minutes. All participants must take and pass the pre-test before registering for […]

Join Us We’re Making a Difference

Volunteer With Us at the Half Marathon The Fairfield Half Marathon is truly a community collaboration. The Fairfield YMCA is one of the charities to receive funds raised from the Half Marathon. Funds go directly towards the Fairfield Y’s Annual Campaign to provide financial assistance for children, families, and ALL individuals to participate in the […]

Ooey-Gooey Slimy Fun

Kids Night Out at the Stratford YMCA Let our YMCA staff lead your kids in a SLIME THEMED Kids Night Out like no one has experienced! Join us in making different kinds of slime while getting swim time and making some new friends! Please bring a suit & towel. Preregistration is required. Registration ends two […]

The Control is in Your Hands at the Y

Video Game Club The Video Game Club is a fun and safe environment for youth to connect with like-minded peers and enjoy gaming together. We offer a few different gaming systems to ensure that there is a variety of choices for the youth. JOIN US! WHEN: April 22 – June 14 TIMES: Monday – Friday […]

A Sweet Escape From the Ordinary

Youth Baking Club Our Youth Baking Club is an open environment where youth share a love for baking with peers who are also passionate about baking and working on recipes. The best part is, we get to bring home our baked goods, if we don’t eat them all up during the club meeting. Measuring, mixing […]

Gardening is Therapeutic at the Y

Gardening Club Apart from just being a way to occupy time, tending to plants is a great way to bring purpose, fulfillment, and joy to our lives. Learn, grow and share with like-minded peers in our community garden. DATES: April 23 – June 13 WHEN: Tuesdays and Thursdays TIME: 5:30pm – 6:30pm WHERE: Ralphola Taylor […]

Explore Your Creative Side at the Y

Krafty Kidz Arts & Crafts Club Arts and Crafts helps to enhance the fine motor skills, hand to eye coordination and building levels of manual dexterity, as well as, identification of shapes, colors, textures, and working with materials. Encouraging and enhancing the natural creativity within the mind is the #1 goal of the Krafty Kidz […]

Pónte Tú Zapatos De Baile At The Y

Dance Club: Introduction to SALSA Salsa is the result of combining many Latin and Afro-Caribbean dances, a fusion of Cuban, Puerto Rican and African rhythms, that is one of the most popular Latin American dances. Our goal is to encourage youth to learn and have fun in a friendly atmosphere that embodies cultural awareness. Come learn to […]

Time For You Fun For Them

Parent’s Night Out Need time away from the kids to work out, do some shopping or have a date night? Bring them to the Y and leave the entertaining to us! Pizza dinner, games, crafts and swimming is all included. All participants are required to register prior to attending the program. WHEN: Friday, May 24 […]

Help Us Wash Our Way To Nationals

Shine Bright: Carwash Fundraiser to Support Gymnasts’ Road to Nationals Get ready to rev up your support for our talented gymnasts on their road to  Nationals in June! We’re hosting a vibrant car wash extravaganza to raise funds and ensure these athletes can shine in Pennsylvania. With your generous free-will donations, every scrub and rinse […]

Just Kick’in It

Youth Indoor Soccer Club JOIN US and get caught up to speed with the fundamental skills of soccer. Learn sportsmanship, teamwork and make friends in a fun and safe environment. Join Us to learn the game and play the game each week. WHEN: April 23 – June 13 GROUP 1: Tuesday 7:00pm – 8:30pm: Ages […]

Reclaiming Your Health

Join Our Joints In Motion For Arthritis Aquatics Class! WHEN: Mondays 11:15am-12:15pm · Multiple exercise activities, including: joint check/warm-up, range of motion/stretching, strengthen­ing, cardiovascular endurance, and joint check/cool down · Balance and coordination activities · Helps improve balance and posture with a variety of exercise for feet, legs, core and glutes, along with water walking […]

TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

YMCA Day of Service – Earth Day In celebration of Earth Day, the New Haven YMCA Youth Center is offering a volunteer opportunity at the New Haven YMCA Youth Center on April 24, 3:30pm-4:30pm. Join us as we create and distribute posters and booklets to support Reduce, Reuse, Recycle within our community. Together we can […]

Fairways For Futures

STRATFORD YMCA 20th Annual Golf Tournament Join us for the most important round of the year. At the heart of the Y is the belief in a stronger community for all. Every day, we provide food for the hungry, safe spaces for kids to learn and grow, and outreach to seniors. Thanks to the generosity […]

No School No Problem

Y Vacation Club If you need to be back at work, or just need a day to catch up, the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA provides vacation day programming for families who want a great experience for their children! PROGRAMS: 1/2 Day Y Vacation Club 7:30am-12:30pm Full Day Y Vacation Club 7:30am-3:30pm Post-Care 3:30pm-6:00pm WHEN: Monday-Friday, April 8-12, […]

Triple Your Confidence

2024 Race4Chase Youth Triathlon Race4Chase is a six week youth triathlon training program aimed to provide kids ages 6-12 with a safe and non-competitive environment to discover the sport of triathlon. Under the direction of dedicated and spirited coaches and coach volunteers Race4Chase brings together kids from different athletic abilities and backgrounds. At the culmination […]

Spring Program Guide

Explore beyond your exercise routine. Uncover opportunities to engage with fresh faces, explore new interests, build new skills and a deeper sense of fulfillment. Please take a look at our Fairfield Y Spring 2024 Program Guide. Enroll in a new program or class; learn to swim; sign your child up for summer camp or school […]

Spring Program Guide

Explore beyond your exercise routine. Uncover opportunities to engage with fresh faces, explore new interests, build new skills and a deeper sense of fulfillment. Take look at the Spring 2024 Soundview Family Y Program Guide. Enroll in a new program or class, learn to swim; sign your child up for summer camp or school age child […]

Spring Program Guide

Explore beyond your exercise routine. Uncover opportunities to engage with fresh faces, explore new interests, build new skills and a deeper sense of fulfillment. Take look at the Stratford Y 2024 Spring Program Guide. Enroll in a new program or class, learn to swim; sign your child up for summer camp or school age child care, […]

Spring Program Guide

Explore beyond your exercise routine. Uncover opportunities to engage with fresh faces, explore new interests, build new skills and a deeper sense of fulfillment. Explore our Spring Program Guide. Enroll in a new program or class, learn to swim, sign your child up for summer camp or school age child care, or just try something […]

Spring Program Guide

Uncover opportunities to engage with fresh faces, explore new interests, build new skills and a deeper sense of fulfillment. Explore our Spring Program Guide. Enroll in a new program or class, sign your child up for summer camp or school age child care, or just try something different! Spring Program Session: April 22-June 16, 2024 […]

Paint Sip Repeat

Kid’s Paint and Sip at the Valley YMCA 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. For more information, please contact Felica Beall at Fbeall@cccymca.org or […]

Make It a Play Date

Leave the Kids With Us, Shop Til You Drop! Calling all children! Join us for our Spring Session Drop and Shop events. Drop your kids off with us and we’ll take care of them while you get some weekly shopping done. We will serve a healthy snack and provide fun and engaging activities. Preregistration is […]

No School No Problem

Y Vacation Club Even though school is closed the Valley 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 and more! Please bring a nut-free lunch. Space is limited, preregistration is required. Please contact Felicia Beall at fbeall@cccymca.org […]

Spring Program Guide

Explore beyond your exercise routine. Uncover opportunities to engage with fresh faces, explore new interests, build new skills and a deeper sense of fulfillment. Explore our Spring Program Guide. Enroll in a new program or class; learn to swim; sign your child up for summer camp or school age child care; or just try something different! […]

Spring Program Guide

Explore beyond your exercise routine. Uncover opportunities to engage with fresh faces, explore new interests, build new skills and a deeper sense of fulfillment. Explore our Spring Program Guide. Enroll in a new program or class; learn to swim; sign your child up for summer camp or school age child care; or just try something […]

Spring Program Guide

Uncover opportunities to engage with fresh faces, explore new interests, build new skills and a deeper sense of fulfillment. Explore our Spring Program Guide.  Enroll in a new program or class; learn to swim; sign your child up for summer camp or school age child care; or just try something different! Spring Program Session: April […]

Fun In The Sun

Beach Club Beach Club is a wonderful opportunity for children to make friends and enjoy the beautiful costal area we are blessed to live in. Participants get lots of exercise and have fun in the water, sand, and sun; a perfect combination of what we all need now more then ever! There is never a […]

Give To The Y Today

Our will to serve is endless! Whenever we see a need in our community, the Y stands ready to help with open arms and caring hearts. Thanks to the unwavering support of our donors, volunteers and members, the Y has always been able to adapt and respond to the ever-changing needs of our community. This […]

Kids Stay Parents Play

Kid’s Night Out 2024 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 swim, play games, eat pizza, play dodgeball, use the indoor playscape and more! Grab a friend and come have a blast after Y hours! WHO: Ages 7-14 […]

Support Strength Stamina

Parkinson’s Body & Mind Exercise Classes! Classes designed to help adults of all levels maintain an active lifestyle. Exercise benefits include: Symptom Reduction Stamina and Strength Balance and Coordination Emotional Well-Being Connections and Support Individually Tailored Exercises Classes taught by Certified Instructors WHEN: Tuesdays and Fridays TIME: 12:30-1:30pm FEE: Free for Members and Care Partners/Program Participants $96 […]

Splash into Summer

Half Day Swim School In this 5-day swim lesson program, children learn to swim and be safe in and around the water. Half Day Swim School is designed for children ages 3-10 years old, who want to learn to swim or improve their swim strokes. Children swim twice a day, enjoy a snack and have […]

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

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

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 have fun and thrive, kids […]

Renewing Our Strength Together

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA LIVESTRONG ® at the YMCA is a FREE 12-week small group program designed for adult cancer survivors seeking to regain health as they become de-conditioned or chronically fatigued from treatment and/or disease. This program includes: Two 75-minute classes per week, Tuesdays and Fridays, 1:30PM-2:45PM Family Membership with full access to the Y […]

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. […]

Celebrate With Us!

Birthday Party Packages at the Stratford Y At all of our birthday parties, a party host will be provided to help parents set up and clean up from the party. Parties are two hours—the first hour is in the pool, and the second hour is in our party room. You’ll provide the decorations and food, […]

Project Search Training Program

The Stratford Y, the Woodruff Family Y and the Lakewood-Trumbull Y are participating in the Project SEARCH Training Program along side The Kennedy Collective, Milford Public Schools, Stratford Public Schools and the State of Connecticut Department of Developmental Services. Individuals will hold un-paid intern positions in membership, child care, wellness and facilities. While working side […]

Child Care, School Readiness and Preschool

AGES: 8 weeks – 5 years Child care programs help youngsters gain self-confidence and social skills while developing positive attitudes about school and learning. Our programs are NAEYC accredited and allow parents to go to work with peace of mind knowing that their children are being cared for in a safe, structured and fun environment.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

Your Child Care Solution

Early Learning Toddler and Preschool Programs 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 an OEC licensed toddler program for 1-2 year-olds, a  School-Readiness […]

Fun With Friends

Walk-In Program What are your teens doing after school?  At YMCA Walk-In Program participants 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 […]

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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]