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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Elevate Your Game

Basketball with the Y logo on itSkills and Drills Basketball

We will be hosting basketball skills and drills for boys & girls in the surrounding areas. 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 sessions will be offered in this 8 week session.

When: October 23-December 18


Grades (3-5) Tuesdays & Thursdays  6:30pm-7:30pm Saturdays  1:00pm-2:00pm

 Grades (6-9) Tuesdays &Thursdays  7:30pm-8:30pm  Saturdays   2:00pm-3:00pm

Location: Ralphola Taylor Community Center, 790 Central Ave, Bridgeport CT 06607

Contact: Ken Neal P 203-576-7430 E

Fee: $100


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. Ages 7-11. The clinic will focus on individual ball skills, proper technique, and knowledge of the game.

When: October 27-December 17 Wednesdays and Fridays 6:00pm-6:45pm

Where: Bridgeport YMCA at the Ralphola Taylor Community Center, 790 Central Avenue, Bridgeport

Fees: $50

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


Explore All the Possibilities

4 teenagers standing and smiling

Join us for a career exploration workshop to introduce careers, trades and educational alternatives to youth and participants. Speakers from various professions will present during this series to expose youth to future possibilities. Pizza will be provided.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 27 6:00pm

LOCATION: Bridgeport YMCA, at the Ralphola Taylor Community Center, 790 Central Avenue, Bridgeport CT 06607 P 203 576 7430

FEES: Free


Fall II Program Guide


At the Y, we care about you and your family!

We have a program or class for your and your children because staying healthy and connected to your community now, is more important than ever.

At the Y, you’ll find a connection with our engaged staff and other members. Please take a look at our Program Guide for our upcoming classes, swim lessons, youth programs and more!

Our Fall II Program Session runs October 25-Decemeber 19, 2021.

Registration for begins on Monday, October 4 for everyone in our community.


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 300+ group exercise classes, youth sports training, well-being classes and more to serve you wherever you are. Whether you are at home or on the road, take the Y with you along with your favorite classes, instructors and more.

These programs are free to all full-facility members of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCAs.

From your desktop, laptop, tablet, smart TV or mobile device, YMCA360 is available wherever you are with an internet connection. Instructions for access:

  • Please visit
  • Click the login button
  • Enter your email address, click continue
  • Enter your zip code, click continue
  • Click your YMCA
  • You will receive a 6 digit email code, via email
  • Enter this code, click continue
  • You will be let in!

Please reach out to the Y with questions or check our YMCA360 FAQs for CCCY Members. If you have a recommendation for a new program, please let us know.

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