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 Into The Game

BasketballSkills 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.  Two grade range specific session will be offered.

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Grades: 9-12
  • 8 Week Session

 TIME: Saturdays 11:00 a.m. – 1:00p.m.

WHEN:  March 6 – April 24

WHERE: Ralphola Taylor Community Center, 790 Central Ave, Bridgeport

CONTACT: Ken Neal P: 203-576-7430 E:

FEE: $45


Run, Pass, Kick And Score

Boy wearing Y shirt bouncing soccer ball on kneeSoccer Clinic

We are offering an 8 week soccer clinic for players of all skill levels. The clinic will focus on individual ball skills, proper technique, and knowledge of the game.

When: March 5 – April 23 (Friday’s only) 6:00pm-7:00pm

Who: Age 5-8

Where: Bridgeport YMCA, 850 Park Avenue, Bridgeport

Fees: $40

Contact: Ken Neal, Youth & Family Coordinator  E  P 203 576 7430 x205


Having Fun in the Sun

Silhouette with baseball batTiny T-Ball

Our baseball program is designed to teach young players the fundamentals of the game. Participants will learn how to catch, throw and bat in a fun team atmosphere. The focus of the class is to have fun, meet new friends and play in a non-competitive environment.

  • Ages 4-7
  • Bring a glove
  • 8 week Session
  • 10 Spots available

When: March 1-April 19 (Monday Only)

Time: 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Location: Bridgeport YMCA, 850 Park avenue, Bridgeport CT 06604

Fee: $40

Contact: Ken Neal P: 203 576 7430  E:


American Red Cross Blood Drive

Please join us for a blood drive at Ralphola Taylor Community Center, 790 Central Avenue, Bridgeport on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visit to schedule an appointment.

Winter II Program Guide

Stay safe, stay active. Now that the weather is colder, have your children warm up and get moving in Y programs!

Please browse through our Winter II Program Guide to learn more: Bridgeport Y 2021 Winter 11 Program Guide

Our Winter II Programs start on March 1 and run through April 25.

Registration opens on Monday, February 8.

You can register on-line, by calling the Y or in person.

It’s Forever Summer at Y Day Camp!

2021 Summer Day Camp

The Bridgeport YMCA believes all kids have great potential and deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve.

And while these are unprecedented times, times that challenge us individually and as a community on many levels, the Bridgeport Y day camp provides kids with a safe, healthy, familiar, and fun-filled environment for them to explore, build confidence, develop skills and make lasting friendships and memories, so they can grow as individuals and leaders. For families, day camp offers a peace of mind knowing that your child is in a safe and enriching place.

The health and safety of all Y campers, our team and our volunteers are our first and foremost priority. New safety protocols and sanitization procedures have been adopted to maintain the highest standards. CCCY 2021 Day Camp Safety Plan

We can’t wait to see you at Summer Camp! We’ve planned an awesome, activity-packed summer with tons to learn, play and explore. 

To learn more about Summer Camp please review our Bridgeport YMCA 2021 Day Camp Brochure or call the Y.

To register, please fill out the documents and bring them to the Y! 2021 Bridgeport Y Day Camp Registration Packet

If your child will require special assistance or medicine while at camp, these forms may also be required: Individual Care Plan_Medicine Authorization.

If you would like to apply for financial assistance, please fill submit this application: 2021 CCCY Financial Assistance Application Materials

For day-to-day program details, please review our Bridgeport Y Day Camp Parent Handbook 2021

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 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