Bridgeport Y



In Bridgeport, the YMCA has provided programming since 1884 and youth services since 1929. We offer the greater Bridgeport community access to affordable child care, youth and teen programs, summer camp, youth swim lessons and safety around water programming. Learn more about the Bridgeport YMCA and how you can become a youth member.


Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday: 7:30 am-5:30 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am-4:30 pm

Address & Phone:

850 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
P 203 334 5551
F 203 334 2847
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Get Your Game On

girl plays basketballYouth Basketball Clinic

Fall 1 Session: September 23-October 26

Let’s play! Come and learn the basics of basketball in a friendly learning environment. Boys and girls ages 6 to 16 will learn basic basketball fundamentals including passing, dribbling, rebounding, form shooting, circuits, and team exercises. Registration is limited.

AGES: 6-9 years old / 1 – 4 Grade

WHEN & TIME: Tuesday & Thursday 4 pm – 5 pm

Saturday 9:15 am – 10:15 am

AGES: 10 – 13 years old / 5 – 7 Grade

WHEN & TIME: Tuesday & Thursday 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Saturday 10:30 am – 11:30 am

AGES: 14 – 16 years old / 8 – 11 Grade

WHEN & TIME: Tuesday & Thursday 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Saturday 11:45 am – 12:45 pm

FEE: Members $65 per session / Community Members $125 per session

Nurturing Every Child


Join us at the open house to learn about our infant, toddler, preschool program, curriculum, and upcoming family events. Check out the facility, meet our teachers, our leadership team and our community partners. Bridgeport Public Library, ECCP, Bridgeport Prospers, and Child First will be present to share information about their programs.

The first 100 families will receive a backpack. Free books will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

WHEN: Thursday, September 19

Thursday, September 26

TIME: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

CONTACT: Sarah Calzone, Child Care Director, P 203 332 6447 x 2359 or

Fall Into Family Fun

boy is drawing on the wallOpen House

Want to learn more about the Bridgeport YMCA? Join us for some family fun fall activities. View our preschool art display! Check out the facility, meet our team and our community partners. Learn about our youth and teen programs. Snacks and drinks will be provided!

WHEN: Saturday, October 26, 2019

TIME: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Free for everyone!

Fall Program Guide

Cover of fall program guide YMCA with a smiling woman on itFOR BUILDING FUTURE LEADERS

In the Fall, we think about the changing seasons and children heading back-to-school. At the Y, you’re part of a community that helps transform lives. Our programs provide unique opportunities for all ages. We put caring people in children’s lives and cultivate them along their journey to adulthood. We also nurture adults, ready to listen and learn more to guide you along your wellness path.

Review our Program Guide. Become a part of our community! Register for a Fall 1 Session program or class and experience the Y!

Fall 1 Session dates: September 2 – October 27, 2019.

Member Registration begins: August 12, 2019

Community Member Registration begins: August 19, 2019

Register for classes online, at the Y in person or by calling.


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 203 332 6447

YMCA SECC PALS 1 Child Care Center, 650 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604 203 331 0200

YMCA PALS V, 850 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604 203 334 5551                 

CONTACT: Terry McCarthy, Executive Director of Child Care Services, P 203 332 6447 or E

Sarah Calzone, Child Care Director, P 203 332 6447 x 2359 or E