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

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
F
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 

 

Decorate An Ornament and Give Back

Give back this holiday season

Stop by our front desk today to sponsor a child to learn how to swim, experience summer camp and/or send a child to after school enrichment or maybe support an adult in a wellness class. Ornaments will be hung on our holiday tree, in the branch lobby, to display your commitment to our cause, and your gift this holiday season. All gifts support our 2018 Annual Campaign.

The YMCA Annual Campaign is an organized effort to fund YMCA programs and services are for all, regardless of their ability to pay. The Hamden/North Haven YMCA Annual Campaign strengthens our community and makes an enduring impact in the areas of youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.


For Reaching New Goals

True health is the balance of spirit, mind and body.

With a mission centered on this balance, the Y brings families together, encourages healthy living, promotes life-long learning and fosters connections with new and old friends through recreation, support and shared interests.

Together, let’s reach your true health goals! Check out our Winter 1 Program Guide.

Our Winter 1 Programs run January 1 – February 24, 2019

Member Registration starts Monday, December 10 / Community Registration starts Monday, December 17.


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 HAMDEN/NORTH HAVEN YMCA CAMP MOUNTAIN  LAUREL! We’ve planned an awesome, activity-packed summer with tons to learn, play and explore. The Best Summer Ever!

Camp Mountain Laurel is located on 2705 Downes Road in Hamden 203-764-1103 . Twenty acres of wooded space with an open shelter, outdoor swimming pool, archery station, gaga pit, ropes course and climbing wall. Dirt paths lead you easily to our Main Building where we have arts & crafts, a summer library for reading, bathrooms, changing rooms and the first aid office.  In the morning you can hear the birds chirping and children laughing throughout the camp as the sun begins to peak through the leaves – and you’ll see the tallest trees ever amongst our new larger than life backyard game stations.  Come explore nature’s outdoor classroom with us.

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 Form 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!


FLICK AND FLOAT

Movie: Frozen

Enjoy a movie on the “big screen” in our pool! Float, splash and have fun your family and friends all while watching a movie at the same time!

Saturday, December 29 2:00 pm– 4:30pm

Children who have trouble swimming or touching the bottom of the pool must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older. Families may bring Coast Guard approved life jackets.

Members: $3 / Community: $5 / Family: $20

Register at the front desk until Thursday, December 26, 2018.


You Don’t Know Unless You Tri

Join the “Holiday Half” Challenge

To complete the challenge you must: Swim: 1.1 miles (78 lengths of the pool) / Bike: 56 miles (as measured on the indoor bike display screens) / Run (or walk):13.1 miles (as measured on the treadmill display screens). (The distances of this challenge represent the actual distances of a Half-Ironman triathlon.)

CHALLENGE PERIOD: December 1 – December 31. All distances must be complete within the one-month challenge period.

CHALLENGE DETAILS: Complete the three disciplines of triathlon in any order, at the YMCA, logging miles over time at the rate most appropriate for you. Participants track their own mileage. Both upright and recumbent bicycles are permitted for this challenge.


No School, No Worries

Y Vacation Club

Even though school is closed, the Hamden/North Haven YMCA is here for your child care needs. Each day we will travel to a fun destination. So drop your child off with our experienced staff for a fun-filled day of adventure! Please bring a nut-free lunch or money for lunch, a bathing suit, and a towel. Please bring a nut-free lunch or money for our lunch stop, a bathing suit and a towel. Space is limited, preregistration is required.  7:30 am – 6:00 pm

When:  Wednesday, December 26 (Bronx Zoo, bus leaves at 7:30am, please arrive promptly) / Thursday, December 27 (Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk) / Friday, December 28 (Movies)

Fees:  Members $54 / Community $85

 


Activating People For Good

At the Y, we help you make sustainable changes so that you can improve your health and build healthy habits. We recognize that your journey is unique. We will support you the way that is most meaningful for you. Please take a look at our Fall II programs and classes. Start with an option that will motivate you and your family to be happy and healthy.

Hamden/North Haven Y Fall II Program Guide

Fall 11 Program Session: October 29 – December 23, 2018

Member Registration Starts: Monday, October 8, 2018

Community Member Starts: Monday, October 15, 2018

Register for programs on-line from our web site or our mobile app; call the Y or stop by and register in person, too.


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!


Our App Helps You Stay On Track

Mobile App Graphic FilesDownload the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA Mobile App!

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

The 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! 

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