Child Care

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 Badakookala, Camp Discovery, or Sunshine Club! 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 2019 Day Camp Brochure or call the Y.

To register, please fill out the documents and bring them to the Y!  2019 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: 2019 CCCY Financial Assistance Application Materials

For day-to-day program details, please review our 2019 Day Camp Parent Handbook

If your child is 14-15 years of age, they may be interested in our Counselor in Training program. In our CIT program, they will receive valuable job interviewing skills, child care training, leadership experience, team building and problem solving skills.  To apply please fill out the application and contact the Y for an interview. CCC-YMCA-CIT-Application_References-2019

The Best Summer Ever!

Kick Off Summer On Healthy Kids Day!

Awaken Summer Imagination

Are the kids in your life already dreaming of summer? When kids are inspired, they can do anything. Let’s awaken their imagination so they can explore new activities and healthy habits. Join us!

Saturday, April 27 10am-1pm at the Y! This event is FREE and open to the public.

Our Healthy Kids Day event includes: An Obstacle Course, Inflatable, Basketball Free Throw, Archery and Camp Games. A Scavenger Hunt, Healthy Snacks, Fitness Fun, Touch-a-Truck, Gardening, Safety Around Water Demos and a lot more.


Ignite Your Child’s Potential


We strive to meet the needs of our families while providing quality experiences for the children in our programs. Where and how children spend their time is vital to their growth and success in life. Please review our School Age Child Care Brochure.


We help kids reach their potential and thrive in a safe, trustworthy setting. We offer a curriculum that aligns with the school day and supports growth in literacy, science, math, science, engineering and technology (STEM) while infusing the arts, physical activity and fun. We teach kids confidence, encourage self-expression and enrich social development. Providing our youth with the support, encouragement and positive role models that they need, will not only increase their ability to succeed in school but in life. For families, we offer a peace of mind knowing that your child is in a safe and educational program building new relationships and achieving more.


As a leading nonprofit committed to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, supporting their social-emotional, cognitive and physical development. The Central Connecticut Coast YMCA continues to give youth an enriching and safe experience. Our experienced and caring staff and volunteers model the positive core Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility that help build character. Our core values are woven throughout our child care program to create a warm, nurturing, home away from home. Your child’s growth, development and education are important to us, as we do our best to ensure their future is bright.


Everyone belongs at the Y. To ensure that all youth have the chance to participate, the Y offers financial assistance to those in need. Please talk with us to learn more. If you’d like to help send a child to child care, you can donate easily on our web site or at our Y. We also participate in the State of CT Care4Kids program.


Please review our SACC Brochure and Parent Handbook.  If you have questions, please call the Y 203 255 2834. To register, please fill out our SACC Registration Packet and Individual Care Plan_Medicine Authorization forms. Financial aid may be available, to apply please fill out the 2019 CCCY Financial Assistance Application Materials.

Preschool Programs

Learn Grow Thrive in our Preschool Program!

The Fairfield Y is excited to offer a Preschool program that will the Reggio Emilia approach of emergent curriculum. Our relationship based approach will be a collaboration between parents, teachers, and children. Through exploration and discovery, our program will be based on the principles of respect, responsibility and community. Learning is a journey, an education and building of relationships.

Two Year Olds

Sustained independent and group free play, stories, arts and crafts, monthly instructional gym and creative movement, and music.  State licensed, 1:4 staff/child ratio. Must be age Two by December 31.

Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm

2 Days: Tuesday and Thursday. Fee: $230 Y for Member $275 Community    

3 Days: Monday, Wednesday and  Friday. Fee: $345 Y Member, $410 Community

Three Year Olds

Includes weekly swim lessons, monthly instructional gym and music classes.  State licensed. 1:10 staff/child ratio.  Must be potty trained.

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm

3 Days: Monday, Wednesday and  Friday. Fee: $345 Y Member, $410 Community

5 days:  Monday-Friday. Fee: $575 Y for Member, $690 Community

Preschool Four and Five year Olds

Includes weekly swim lessons, monthly instructional gym and music classes. This program also includes field trips.  State licensed, 1:10staff/child ratio.

Days: Monday-Friday

Time: 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Fee: $575 Y for Member , $690 Community

For more information contact the Y at 203 255 2834

2019-2020 CCC YMCA Preschool Registration Forms

2019- 2020 CCCY-Financial-Assistance-Application-Materials

2019-2020 Fairfield Y Preschool Parent Handbook


After School

Engage Beyond the School Day

Where children meet other children, finish homework without a hassle, do arts and crafts and play outdoors?  How can parents find peace of mind that their children are in a safe, fun atmosphere that models and teaches the YMCA four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility?  In the Fairfield YMCA After School Program!  We offer 2 to 5 day options.  Transportation is provided from all Fairfield Public elementary schools and scheduled early dismissals are included.  State Licensed.

Ages: K-5th grades

Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm

CCCY 2018_19 SACC Registration and Release Packet    CCC Y SACC Field Trip Rec Swim 2018-2019     Individual Care Plan_Medicine Authorization

Fairfield Y SACC Parent Handbook 2018-19

Care 4 Kids helps low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs. This program is sponsored by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Social Services (also called DSS). To learn more about Care 4 Kids, take a look at this website. You can look at the site to find out how the program works, who is eligible, and more.

If you are interested or need more information please contact the Fairfield YMCA at 203 255 2834.

School Year Adventurers

School Year Adventurers is an after school drop-in program designed to engage students in 5th through 7th grades.  The program includes help with effective time management for school assignments, ongoing community outreach and service, group games with relaxed competition such as dodgeball, ultimate frisbee, flag football and more.  We welcome 5th graders in all Fairfield Public Schools and 6th and 7th graders in Tomlinson and Roger Ludlow Middle Schools.

CCCY 2018_19 SACC Registration and Release Packet    CCC Y SACC Field Trip Rec Swim 2018-2019     Individual Care Plan_Medicine Authorization

Fairfield Y SACC Parent Handbook 2018-19

Y Vacation Club

No School, No Worries!

Enjoy your days off from school at our Y Vacation Club!

We offer fun packed days of activities, field trips, afternoon snack, swimming and great indoor and outdoor games.  Contact P 203 255 2834 for more information.

Members:  $40 per half-day session AM or PM / $75 per full-day
Community Members:  $45 per half-day session AM or PM / $80 per full-day

Child Watch

Ages: 3 months – 9 years

A safe and fun YMCA staff supervised area where parents with a Family Membership can leave their children to play and enjoy activities while they participate in programs on-site.

Days & Times:  Check the Fairfield Y Home page for specific times.

Cost: Free with Family Membership