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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Keeping Kids Active & Strong

Display of athletic equipment: balls from various sports


Bridgeport YMCA Youth Sports is excited to offer a variety of sports clinics for boys and girls ages 5-14. Join us and learn a new sport or build upon your skill. It is perfect for youth who would like to build agility, coordination, endurance or technique, or those who want an introduction to a sport. Along with physical education, participants will be introduced to basketball, soccer, swimming, track.

AGES: 5-14

WHEN: December 23-24, December 26-28, December 30-31

TIME: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

FEE: Members $70 / Community Members $140

BRING: Please bring a nut-free lunch, a bathing suit, and a towel. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items, so please leave your electronics at home.


Family Holiday Fun!

Children paint

Join us at the Bridgeport YMCA

Alpha Community Services YMCA is sponsoring a free Family Holiday Event open to all the family programs at Alpha Community Services YMCA and the Bridgeport YMCA. The event will be facilitated by Professor Tanika Eaves Simpson, PH.D., LCSW, IMH-E Assistant Professor at Fairfield University and Dr. Lori Monaco, PH.D., who will be conducting laughing yoga exercises with families.

  • Food, Desert & Refreshments, Arts & crafts (take home), Laughing Yoga!
  • Tips on managing holiday Stress
  • Free books and other fun stuff!

WHEN: Monday, December 16, 2019

TIME: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

RSVP: Wednesday, December 11 to Claribel Coreano P 203-330-0454 x 309, Maria Valentin P 203-334-5551 x 2418

Let The Holidays Begin

Red snowman silhouette

Join us for some family fun holiday activities. Games, face painting, and more!

Snacks and drinks will be provided!

WHEN: Wednesday, December 18

TIME: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Free for our families!

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