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The Hamden/North Haven YMCA has a wide variety of programs for children, teens, and adults. Everything from after-school child care, swim lessons, competitive swimming, health and fitness programs to youth sports and summer day camps. The list goes on and on!

If you don’t find what you need here, please call or stop by the branch for more information. Learn more about the Hamden/North Haven YMCA and how to become a member.

Hours of Operations:

Monday – Friday:      5:30 am-8:30 pm    
Saturday:                 6:30 am-5:30 pm    
Sunday:                   10:00 am-5:00 pm

Child Watch Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Monday: 5:15 pm – 8:30 pm

Tuesday – Thursday: 5:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Saturday: 8:45 am – 11:30 am

Address & Phone:

1605 Sherman Ave
Hamden, CT 06514
P 203 248 6361
203 281 4858
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Camp Mountain Laurel Address & Phone:

Downes Road
Hamden, CT 06514
Summer P 203 248 1792 or 203 764 1103 


Always Here For Our Community



Walgreens recognizes and supports the important work the Y does every day to help strengthen our community, and now they’re making it even easier for you to do the same!

WHAT: Give $1 or $5 at Walgreens in-store to support local community strengthening YMCA programs! 100 percent of the donations benefit our YMCA

WHEN: Sunday, October 20 – Saturday, November 2, 2019

WHERE: In-store at these participating Walgreens locations:

1191 Dixwell Ave. Hamden, CT 06514
1697 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT 06517
2505 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT 06518
49 Washington Ave. North Haven, CT 06473

Thank you to our partner, Walgreens!

Discover Your Inner Dancer



Under our staff’s guidance, your children will learn all of the skills they will need in classical ballet. This class combines rhythm, timing, coordination, and style. No experience in dance is necessary. Any ballet slippers are accepted. If you don’t have slippers come and try us out anyway. Your child will learn a mini routine to show parents/grandparents at the end of each session.

AGES: 3+

WHEN: Saturdays, 10:00 am -11:00 am

TIME: November 2 – December 21

FEE: Members $65 / Community Members $130

Meet & Mingle

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Join us at the Hamden/North Haven YMCA for our Monthly Member Social. We are thrilled to have you as part of our community and would love for our new members to meet our existing members and foster new friendships. Light refreshments will be served.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
TIME: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Program Guide – Fall 2

Cover of Hamden Y Fall II Program GuideFOR INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE

At the Y, we help you invest in yourself! We help enhance the quality of life in our community by helping you and your family improve your health and well-being. Our programs and classes offer you the support to maintain your wellness, build relationships and nurture our children. Browse our Fall 2 Program Guide to see all the Y has to offer!

Fall 2 Program Session: October 28 – December 22, 2019

Member Registration Begins: October 7, 2019

Community Registration Begins: October 14, 2019

Register for our Fall 2 Session from our web’s Register For Our Programs online button, from our Mobile App, in person at the Y or by calling us.

Family Fun For Everyone

pumpkin graphicsAnnual Family Fall Festival and Trunk ‘r Treat!

The Hamden/North Haven YMCA staff and volunteers invite you as we take part in our annual Family Fall Festival and Trunk ‘r Treat! Everyone is invited, this is a community-wide event so tell your neighbors, tell your family, tell anyone you’d like! We encourage costumes for children and adults!
Fall Festival Activities Include: archery, face painting, crafts, our Ropes Challenge Course, bake sale, family hiking, campfire, S’mores, and pumpkin decorating.
Trunk ‘r Treat: If you are interested in participating in our Trunk ‘r Treat, please register!

WHERE: Camp Mountain Laurel, 2705 Downes Road Hamden, CT

WHEN: Sunday, October 20

TIME: Fall Festival: 2 pm – 5:30 pm
Trunk ‘r Treat: 4 pm – 5:30 pm

Register today!

Unlimited Potential

adult and teensTEEN LEADERS CLUB

“A good leader inspires others with confidence in him; a great leader inspires them with confidence in themselves.”

Join us on October 8 at 6:15 pm (we’ll be serving refreshments) as we kick off the Hamden/North Haven YMCA’s Teen Leaders Club. Invite your friends! Leaders is a Nationwide YMCA program for teens ages 13-18 that teaches leadership skills through community service, volunteerism, and personal growth.

In the Teen Leaders Club, you will have fun and can…

  • Meet other teens from our community and from the New England area.
  • Be a leader in the YMCA and in the community.
  • Plan events and field trips.
  • Participate in regional leadership retreats.
  • Earn volunteer service hours and recommendations.

AGES: 13-18

WHEN: Tuesdays, starting on October 8

TIME: 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm

REGISTRATION: Show up anytime! New leaders can participate in two meetings before making the decision to join.

CONTACT: Kevin Majneber, Membership Coordinator, P 203 248 6361 x 2213 E kmajneber@cccymca.org

Supporting Wellness Together

Reach your wellness goals with us! Weight Loss Program

This program is designed to help those seeking a healthier weight to achieve their goals by making small, modest changes to their daily behaviors and form sustainable, healthy habits. Participants will build skills for a successful lifestyle change.

Program Overview: 

  • 12 weeks / 1 session per week
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Tools, knowledge and group support will be provided to help you develop plans that support your weight loss goals.

Join today and get started on creating lasting change!

Detailed information can be found in our Program Guide, at our Member Service Desk or by calling the Y.


School Age Child Care

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 visit our Child Care web page for more details!

Our App Keeps You On Track

Download the Daxko LLC Central Connecticut Coast YMCA Mobile App!

Forget your membership card? Wonder if there is a Strength Train Together class this evening? Need to squeeze in a workout while you’re out and about? Looking for open swim or child watch times?

The Daxko LLC Central Connecticut Coast Y app will give you everything you need in the palm of your hand – for all our Membership Branches!

Schedules – on one user-friendly landing page for all CCCY Branches / Calendar for easy transition through days/dates / Filters by area/room, time of day, class type / Notifications from multiple branches / Locations with facility status and hours / Member Cards use your phone to check-in, load them into your IOS Wallet for display when near the Y / Programs – view and register / Push Notifications! Opt-in for updates on classes and the facility / Email the Y / FREE! 

Follow this link for a fast and easy install: https://apps.daxko.com/729IVBV9HU

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Refer Your Friends to Join the Y!

Membership Drive June 2014 Image OrangeWhen a friend you’ve referred joins the Y, we’ll thank you by giving you a FREE membership month.

There’s no limit to how many friends you refer and there’s no limit to how many FREE months you can receive.

Being with friends is always more fun for you and your family.

Take advantage of sharing the Y with your friends today!