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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 – 7:30 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 


Refer Your Friends to Join the Y!

Member Get A Member Program BannerWhen 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!

Winter 1 Program Guide

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Everyone belongs at the Y. We have many programs and classes that will help you be a better you – connect with others, learn something new, become healthier and have fun. Take a look at our Winter 1 Program Guide. Our Winter 1 program session runs Monday, January 6 – March 1.

Registration opens on Monday, December 16 for Members, for Community Members on Monday, December 23, 2019.

You can register on-line, from our mobile app, by calling the Y or in-person. Call us with questions.

Working Together For Our Community

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Boy Scouts of America Swim Prep

Is your Boy Scout ready for summer swimming adventures? Whether your swimmer passed the BSA swim assessment with flying colors last year or is just starting his aquatics journey, it’s never too early to start preparing for summer. This class will focus on introducing and then mastering assessment skills such as endurance, specific strokes, and gaining comfort in deep water, over the course of eight weeks. The only prerequisite to this course is the goal to pass the BSA swim assessment before the start of summer!

AGES: 8+
WHEN: Wednesdays, January 8 – February 26
TIME: 6 pm – 6:40 pm
FEE: Members $80 / Community Members $160

Trained To Save

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Lifeguard Recertification Class

Lifeguarding review classes are designed to help update your skills while also extending your certification for another two years. To participate in this class, you must hold a valid American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification, or it must be expiring within 30 days of the class. Proof of the certificate must be given before the start of the class.

AGES: 17+
WHEN: Sunday, January 26
TIME: 10 am – 5 pm
FEE: Members $125 / Community Members $200
CONTACT: Alex Hunter, Aquatics Director, E ahunter@cccymca.org

Make A Difference, Save A Life

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Child & Infant CPR Class

American Red Cross CPR classes take just a few short hours, but the skills you’ll learn during the process can make all the difference to someone in need. Open to all parents/guardians registered for our Stage A & B swimming lessons, this is an optional add-on that will train you to respond to a breathing emergency for your infant and/or child.

• Must be registered for a Stage A & B swim lesson class to participate.
• Certification can be achieved after taking a short test.

WHEN: February 16
TIME: 12 pm – 2:30 pm
FEE: Members $0 / Community Members $20
CONTACT: Alex Hunter, Aquatics Director, E ahunter@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!

Where would you like to take the Program? Detailed information can be found on the Branch web site, in our Program Guide, at our Member Service Desk or by calling the Y.

Fairfield Y: Sue McCall P 203 255 2834

Hamden/North Haven Y: Alexei Bachuretz 203 248 6361

Lakewood-Trumbull Y: Joanne Orenstein 203 445 9633

Soundview Family Y: Michael Castaldi P 203 481 9622

Stratford Y: Scott Bucholtz P 203 375 5844

Woodruff Family Y: Jenn Fleischer 203 878 6501

Valley Y: Ryan Leworthy 203 736 9622



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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