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YMCA Before and After School Program celebrates Lights on Afterschool We are so proud to join communities all across America celebrating Lights On Afterschool on October 20! Help us shine a light on the impact afterschool programs are making in supporting students and families. Join us and let’s celebrate the amazing work that your children […]

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YMCA After School Program celebrates Lights on Afterschool We are so proud to join communities all across America celebrating Lights On Afterschool on October 20! Help us shine a light on the impact afterschool programs are making in supporting students and families. Join us and let’s celebrate the amazing work that your children do at […]

Scary Amounts of Fun

Come join us for Stratford YMCA’s MONSTER MOVIE MASH! Enjoy a family-friendly outdoor Halloween movie night under the stars at the Stratford YMCA. Prepare for a spooktacular arts and crafts activity before the movie! We recommend participants also come prepared with their own lawn chair, blanket, and food/drink.  Alcoholic beverages, glass/Styrofoam containers, and smoking is […]

Fall 11 Program Guide

Find Your Connection. Find Your Y The YMCA connects people to a great sense of purpose and to each other to make our community stronger. Learn more about our Programs for adults, children and families. Please browse our Fall 11 Program Guide: Valley Y Fall 2022 Program Guide FALL 11 SESSION – October 24-December 18 […]

Welcome My Pretties

Trunk or Treat & Movie Night You’re invited for an evening full of fun and safe TRUNK-OR-TREATING in the Soundview Family YMCA parking lot. Come in costume OR be a sponsor & decorate your vehicle in a scary, silly or funny manner, call the Y at 203 481 9622 to sponsor. We’ll have games, crafts […]

It’s Fun to Party at the YMCA!

Youth Y Night Join us at the YMCA for a night of fun! Y Night involves: games, swimming, pizza, ice cream sundaes, prizes, laser tag, chances to win raffles, and more! Bring your friends along, even if they’re not members at the YMCA! WHEN: Saturday October 15, 2022 TIME: 6:30pm – 9:00pm REGISTRATION: Early Bird Discount (Register […]

Good Food Changes the Mood

The “International Cuisine” Culinary Group This group studies the various types of cuisine of the world, as students are exposed to history, cultural influences, and common recipes. Students will learn and demonstrate culinary art skills used within various geographic regions around the world. We will explore the traditions, customs, techniques, and major ingredients in specific […]

YMCA360 On-Demand and Live

Discover YMCA360, built for the whole family, from youth sports to the arts, and build confidence and creativity. YMCA360 is an on-demand video platform for you, your children and your family. YMCA360 offers numerous programs, classes, youth sports training, well-being classes and more to serve you and your family wherever you are. Tap into Kids […]

STEAM!

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, Arts and MATH (STEAM) Children can be challenged so they are critical thinkers, make predictions and become inventors. Try some of these activities at home. How about making a healthy snack? Alpha Community Services Y, Katie Weldy and Gabriela Vera –  Making Healthy Trail Mix Safety first! Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA, Meinel Brothers – […]

Coping Ideas for Families

If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed due to homeschooling and the lack of resources, please watch this segment created by undergraduate Fairfield University social work students, created as part of their internship with the Alpha Community Services YMCA. Families have spent a lot more time at home with their children. Many challenges have arisen such […]

Arts & Crafts

Every child needs to feel creative. It’s not just Arts and Crafts, it’s building connections, boosting self-esteem, encouraging self-expression and enhancing decision-making skills. We all need more of that! Soundview Family YMCA, Lynn Wheeler – Origami Balloon Soundview Family YMCA, Lynn Wheeler – Origami Glider Soundview Family YMCA, Lynn Wheeler – Origami Boat Soundview Family YMCA, Lynn Wheeler […]

Fitness

Children need to get their exercise and their jitters out Being cooped up in the house, doing their school work…they need to burn off some energy! ABC Planks,Woodruff Family YMCA, Jennifer Fleisher, Health & Wellness Director Who Says Exercise Can’t Be Educational? Try our Central Connecticut Coast YMCA Family ABC WorkoutChallenge Knowing how to be safe […]

Storytime

Who doesn’t love to hear story! Especially one read by a YMCA Teacher Bridgeport YMCA, Anne Raucci – What Time Is It Mr. Crocodile?  Woodruff Family YMCA, Nicole Servas –The Legend of Jelly Bean and the Unbreakable Egg Woodruff Family YMCA, Nicole Servas – Spring Sprung Woodruff Family YMCA Togetherhood Program Volunteer, Melissa Servas –Seahorse Makes Friends […]

Sing-a-long!

It’s music to our ears from some of our favorite YMCA teachers Woodruff Family YMCA, Sue Buglione – Itsy Bitsy Spider Woodruff Family YMCA, Sue Buglione – Fish Alive Song Woodruff Family YMCA, Sue Buglione – Five Little Monkeys

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, […]