Soundview ExteriorLocated on the shoreline, the Soundview Family YMCA opened its doors in 2010 to expand the reach of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA. Exercise, aquatics, summer camp, family programming…we’ve got it all!

The Soundview Family YMCA has a wide variety of programs for people of all ages and interests. Learn more about the Soundview Family YMCA and how to become a member.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday: 6:00am-7:00 pm

Saturday: 7:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday: 8:00 am-1:00 pm

Address & Phone:

628 East Main Street
Branford, CT  06405
P 203 481 9622
F 203 481 9363
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Fall 1 Program Guide

The YMCA is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening individuals and communities. Every day, we help people connect to their purpose, potential and each other. At the Y, we focus on supporting young people, improving health and well–being and inspiring action in and across our communities.

Learn more about how you can participate in one of our many programs and get involved!

Soundview Family Y Fall 1 2021 Program Guide

Fall 1 Session dates: August 30 – October 24

Program Registration Dates: Facility Members – August 9 / Community Members – August 16


Unlimited Potential

YMCA TEEN LEADERS CLUB

The YMCA Teen Leaders Club is a year-long, leadership development program for middle and high school teens.  This program provides teens with extensive leadership training and volunteer opportunities that support our community.  When you become a Leader, you can meet other teens from our community, plan events and field trips, participate in regional leadership retreats, and earn volunteer service hours and recommendations, all while embodying our four core traits: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

TO JOIN: Ask a member services representative for a questionnaire, and return it to the Leaders Club Advisor, Sarah Landolfi, at slandolfi@cccymca.org

WHEN: September 23 – May 26. Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm plus monthly volunteer service events.

FEES: FREE with Y Membership. This program is for members only at this time.

 


Neighbors Help Neighbors

FOOD DRIVE

Let’s lend a helping hand and help our local food pantries!  Collection times will be from 7am-7pm at the Soundview Family YMCA in Branford.

Collection Days – Pantries to benefit:

  • Monday – Thursday, September 13-17 – Madison Food Pantry
  • Monday – Thursday, October 18-22 – Guilford Food Bank
  • Monday – Thursday, November 15-19 – Branford Food Pantry
  • Monday – Thursday, December 13-17 – North Haven Food Pantry
  • Monday – Thursday, January 17-21 – East Haven Food Pantry

We are collecting non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, and household staples for the people served by the local food pantries.

Drop off while practicing social distancing and remaining personally safe, please place your donations in the bin at our front entrance.  Thank you!

 


Life Skills Save Lives

2 lifeguardsEarn a job as a certified lifeguard.

Are you responsible, honest, caring, and respectful? Are you a strong swimmer? Are you over the age of sixteen and looking for a job?

Get certified in CPR/AED, First Aid, and Lifeguarding through the Blended Learning American Red Cross Lifeguard Course. After successfully completing this course and submitting to a background & reference check, you will be immediately hired by the Soundview Family YMCA.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • At least 16 years of age.
  • Access to a computer or tablet & the internet.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only.
  • Complete a timed event (swim 20 yards, surface dive, pick up a ten pound object, return it to the side of the pool, and climb out)
  • Pay $100.

CLASS SCHEDULE: 

  • August 20 5-8pm
  • August 21 8am-2pm
  • August 22 8am-12pm
  • August 29 8am-12pm

*times subject to change based on pace of class

CLASS LOCATION: Soundview Family YMCA

Register today by calling the YMCA or signing up online. If you have any questions, please contact Aquatics Director & Course Instructor Alex Hunter at ahunter@cccymca.org.


Changing Lives For The Better

FREE ECGs

Each week approximately 60 young adults die from cardiac arrest. An electrocardiogram can detect approximately 60% of those at risk for sudden cardiac arrest.

DATE:   Sunday, September 19

PLACE: Soundview Family YMCA

TIME: 10:00 AM—2:00 PM

AGE: 10-19 years

By appointment only.  To register visit https://screening.inaheartbeat.org


Fore the Kids

SOUNDVIEW FAMILY YMCA 15th Annual Golf Tournament

You can make a difference helping kids stay on course with every swing of your club. Every day, the Y strengthens our community for kids, adults, seniors and families with programs that protect, teach, connect, heal, nourish and encourage. It’s how we help communities and the ‘us’ who live in them achieve our individual and collective promise.

With our doors open to all, we bring together people from all backgrounds, to support those in need. We take on the most urgent needs in our community and inspire a spirit of service in return. Our members, volunteers, supporters and staff demonstrate the power of what we can achieve by taking action and giving back together.

When you participate in our 15th Annual Golf Tournament, you help us provide kids and families in our community with the programs and services they need to thrive.

WHEN: Monday, September 27, 2021

WHERE: Lyman Orchards Golf Club, Jones Course 70 Lyman Road, Middlefield, CT P 860 200 2730

ITINERARY: 10:30am Registration / 11:30am Lunch / 12:30pm Shotgun Start (scramble) / 5:00pm Reception, Dinner, auction, raffle, and awards.

RSVP: Please respond by September 13

SPONSORSHIP & REGISTRATION DETAILS: 2021 SDV Y Golf Tournament Flyer

For more information, contact: Matt LaPrino mlaprino@cccymca.org P 203 481 9622


YMCA360 ON-DEMAND AND LIVE

At the YMCA we believe that when people experience all that our Y has to offer, they will be drawn into supportive, healthier relationships with one another and their community.

YMCA360 is an on-demand video platform for our Y community. YMCA360 offers 300+ group exercise classes, youth sports training, well-being classes and more to serve you wherever you are. Whether you are at home or on the road, take the Y with you along with your favorite classes, instructors and more.

These programs are free to all full-facility members of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCAs.

From your desktop, laptop, tablet, smart TV or mobile device, YMCA360 is available wherever you are with an internet connection. Instructions for access:

  • Please visit ymca360.org
  • Click the login button
  • Enter your email address, click continue
  • Enter your zip code, click continue
  • Click your YMCA
  • You will receive a 6 digit email code, via email
  • Enter this code, click continue
  • You will be let in!

Please reach out to the Y with questions. If you have a recommendation for a new program, please let us know.


Summer Program Guide

Forever Nurturing

Getting your health on track is more important than ever. We’re here to nurture you and your family to develop and grow this summer.

Let the Y connect you with others who are on the same journey with similar goals. We’re here to support you.

Check out our Soundview Family Y Summer 2021 Program Guide and register for Y programs and activities!

Summer Program Session: June 21 – August 15, 2021

Registration Starts: Facility Members: Monday, May 31 / Community Members: Monday, June 7


It’s Forever Summer at Y Day Camp!

2021 Summer Day Camp

The Soundview Family Y believes all kids have great potential and deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve.

And while these are unprecedented times, times that challenge us individually and as a community on many levels, the Soundview Family Y day camp programs provide kids with a safe, healthy, familiar, and fun-filled environment for them to explore, build confidence, develop skills and make lasting friendships and memories, so they can grow as individuals and leaders. For families, day camp offers a peace of mind knowing that your child is in a safe and enriching place.

The health and safety of all Y campers, our team and our volunteers are our first and foremost priority. New safety protocols and sanitization procedures have been adopted to maintain the highest standards. CCCY 2021 Day Camp Safety Plan

We can’t wait to see you at Summer Camp! We’ve planned an awesome, activity-packed summer with tons to learn, play and explore. 

To learn more about Summer Camp please review our Soundview Family Y 2021 Day Camp Brochure or call the Y. We also offer a camp for East Haven residents, Camp Hayes. Please review our 2021 Soundview Family Y Camp Hayes Day Camp Brochure

To register, please fill out the documents and bring them to the Y! Soundview Family Y 2021 Camp Nonoma Registration Packet  Soundview Family Y Camp Hayes 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: 2021 CCCY Financial Assistance Application Materials

For day-to-day program details, please review our Soundview Family Y 2021 Camp Nonoma Parent Handbook Soundview Family Y Camp Hayes 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 2021-fillable


Refer Your Friends to Join the Y!

When 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 Keeps You On Track

Download the Daxko LLC Central Connecticut Coast YMCA Mobile App!

Forget your membership card? Need to squeeze in a workout while you’re out and about?

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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