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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Spring Program Guide


Looking for a class or program that is fun, supportive and keeps your child and maybe the whole family active? Check out all we have to offer in our Spring Program Guide. At the Y, children learn what they can achieve, families spend quality time together, and we all build relationships that deepen our sense of belonging. Our Spring program session runs Monday, April 27 – June 21, 2020.

Registration opens on Monday, April 6 Members, for Community Members on Monday, April 13, 2020. We’re also accepting registration for Summer Camp and Swim Lessons.

You can register for most programs on-line, from our mobile app, by calling the Y or in-person. Call us with questions, please – we’re here to help you: 203 334 5551

Camp Reunion Night

children smiling

Bridgeport YMCA Summer Day Camp

  • Reconnect with old friends and make new friends (New Campers Welcome).
  • Enjoy a fun filled night with your favorite camp counselors.
  • Register for BEST SUMMER EVER, if you have not already registered for 2020 Summer Day Camp.
  • Learn about our Financial Aid and Care4Kids process.
  • Learn about our Youth Membership and “Member Get a Member program.

WHEN: Thursday, February 27

TIME: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

CONTACT: Maria Valentin, Membership Director, 203 334 5551


Sign up today!

Why And How To Read Aloud


Read to Grow presents

Book Sharing and Literacy Workshops

  • Workshops are offered in English and Spanish.
  • Learn why reading is important for language and literacy development.
  • Learn read aloud techniques.
  • Learn how to have meaningful conversations and the connections we can make with our children.
  • All participants will go home with books.

WHEN & TIME: Wednesday, March 4 from 4:00-6:00 pm and Wednesday, March 11 from 4:00-6:00 pm

CONTACT: Sarah Calzone, Child Care Director, P 203 332 6447 E 

Sign up today! Space is limited.

The Best Summer Ever!

Great Summers Start Here

Summer Day Camp

We provide a happy, healthy environment for children to learn and grow. At YMCA Summer Day Camp, participants gain a sense of accomplishment, build relationships and find their sense of belonging. It’s a opportunity for physical, social, emotional and cognitive learning experiences. For families, camp offers a peace of mind knowing that your child is in a safe and enriching place.

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

To learn more about Summer Camp please review our 2020 Day Camp Brochure or call the Y.

To register, please fill out the documents and bring them to the Y!  Bridgeport Y 2020 Summer Camp Registration Packet Fillable.

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: 2020 CCCY Financial Assistance Application Materials.

For day-to-day program details, please review our Bridgeport Y Day Camp Parent Handbook 2020.

The Best Summer Ever!

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

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