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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    

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
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Camp Mountain Laurel Address & Phone:

Downes Road
Hamden, CT 06514
Summer P 203.248.1792 or 203.764.1103 


Giving Tuesday

The Y is now…as it always has been…a place of possibility and promise for all.  Every day, the Y strengthens communities for kids, adults, seniors and families with programs that protect, teach, connect, heal, nourish and encourage. Everything we do helps empower communities and the “us” who live in them, thrive and achieve our individual and collective promise.

We can’t do it alone.



To give on-line, please navigate to our MAKE A DIFFERENCE page or mail your donation to the Y.


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.

Create a Holiday Keepsake

Kid’s Paint Night

Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 5:30-7:30 pm

Join us at the Hamden/North Haven YMCA and paint your own winter scene! Kid’s Paint Night is for children 5 & up with their friends.

Parents are invited back at 7:00pm to walk our gallery of painted canvases and enjoy delicious refreshments with their young artist. Space is limited. All proceeds support out 2018 Annual Campaign. Members/Community $20. Register at our front desk or by calling 203 248 6361.

All proceeds support our 2018 Annual Campaign.


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



Try the Y for FREE on Tuesday, November 20

Full facility members can bring a friend to try the Y, free! Introduce your friends to your Y family. Try a group x class or enjoy the Wellness Center together. Guests must show a valid photo ID and register with Member Services – each friend can visit up to two times.



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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