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 – Thursday:   5:30am–9:00pm
Friday:       5:30am–7:30pm
Saturday:   7:00am–7:00pm
Sunday:     8:00am–4:00pm

Child Watch Hours:

Monday – Saturday:   9:00am – 12:00pm
Monday – Thursday:   4:30pm – 8:00pm
Sunday:   9:00am – 12:15pm

Address & Phone:

628 East Main Street
Branford, CT  06405
P 203 481 9622
F 203 481 9363
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Neighbors Help Neighbors

FOOD DRIVE

Let’s fill a Y Bus for our local Food Pantries! Collection times will be from 10-1pm at the Soundview Family YMCA in Branford.

Collection Days – pantries to benefit:

  • Tuesday, May 12 – North Branford Food Pantry
  • Tuesday, May 19 – East Haven Food Pantry
  • Tuesday, May 26 – Madison Food Pantry
  • Tuesday, June 2 – Guilford Food Bank

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 near our Y Bus. YMCA Staff and volunteers will add the items to the bus. Thank you!

 


Operation Compassion

Serving Our Community

We are committed to serving those in our community – East Haven, Branford, North Branford, Guilford and Madison – especially during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The Y and the Ben Callahan Sports & Fitness Complex (BC2) have come together with community partners – the Branford Rotary, Bishop’s Orchard and the Marketplace of Guilford to help maintain the health and wellness of our seniors, first responders and medical professionals in our area.

Operation Compassion is set up to provide the free delivery of healthy, fresh groceries purchased from Bishop’s Orchards and the Marketplace of Guilford to seniors, first responders and medical professionals in our service area. Operation Compassion will allow our seniors to be safe at home and our professional heroes to remain healthy and strong while serving us.

Operation Compassion Details   Bishops Order Form  TheMarketplace-Y-BC2-OrderForm-Fillable

TO PLACE AN ORDER: Email your grocery order form to soundviewinfo@cccymca.org or call the Y 203 481 9622.  Mon/Wed/Fri 9:00am-noon (leave a message if necessary).

DELIVERY DAYS: Tuesday or Thursday. You will receive a call when our volunteer arrives. Groceries will be left near your front door. A store receipt for your purchase will be stapled to the bag.

QUESTIONS:  Please contact Matt Laprino at mlaprino@cccymca.org or Doug Shaw at doug@bc2sports.org

BC2 and the Y are here to ensure our communities are safe and those in need are cared for. 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 teammates demonstrate the power of what we can achieve by taking action and giving back together. To donate, please visit bc2sports.org and Soundview Family Y GIVE.


Condition and Connect

VIRTUAL GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES!

Our Y Wellness Instructors are live streaming our group exercise classes – every day!

Connect with them and other members and folks from our community. All are welcome. Join us!

Click Here for the class schedule, days, times and directions to participate.

 


Summer Begins With Healthy Kids Day!

Virtual Healthy Kids Day, June 20

Everyone dreams of summer. Warm sunshine. Juicy watermelon slices. Being outdoors. Laughing. Smiling. Let’s kick off summer!

Our virtual Healthy Kids Day is a free event with fun activities for you and your family – a little inspiration to keep your body and mind active.

Let’s this be the start of summer fun! And make sure our kids get the most out of the season. Join us on Saturday, June 20, virtual Healthy Kids Day.


A MESSAGE FROM THE CCCY BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIR

Dear Y Members,

Please watch and listen to the video message from Blanca Kazmierczak, Central Connecticut Coast YMCA, Board of Directors Chair.

This is a very difficult time in our lives. Many of us have been going non-stop to serve you and our community. We appreciate your commitment to our Y. We remain hopeful for the future. Thank you for your patience.

The Y needs you and your membership now even more than ever.

While we are temporarily closed, all memberships are on hold. We are not charging your account.

To maintain your Y membership through this crisis. Please email us and tell us it’s ok to keep your membership active.

You’ve enjoyed all that the Y offers and brings to you and your family. With your help, we will return to the Y that we all love.

Please stay safe and healthy.




Y Temporarily Closed – For Your Health

At the Soundview Family YMCA, the safety and well-being of our members, volunteers, staff and our broader community have always been our top priority.

We have been diligently monitoring all national and local updates surrounding the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation. In order to best ensure the health of our entire Y community, we are following Governor Lamont’s order to temporarily close the Soundview Family YMCA, 628 East Main Street, Branford, CT 06405 to the public effective March 16, 2020. 

During this closure, you can expect regular updates from us via email, on our website and in social media channels: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SoundviewFamilyYMCA/?ref=bookmarks https://cccymca.org/locations/soundview/

We are asking everyone to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines and take their own measures to protect themselves, including not putting themselves in situations with large crowds or where they come in close contact with others, staying home if they do not feel well, frequently washing their hands with soap and water, and covering their coughs and sneezes.

We will continue to work with the health department and local physicians to determine what other actions, if any, would be prudent on our part and when it will be safe to reopen our facilities.

Thank you for understanding as we navigate this evolving and challenging situation.

FAQs

We understand that you may have questions about the temporary closure of the Soundview Family YMCA:

When will the Y open again?

We have planned a two-week closure at this time. The Y will reassess the situation and will update members regarding the status of facilities and programming.

Have any Soundview Family YMCA members tested positive for COVID-19?

No. At this time, we are not aware of any members, volunteers, staff, or participants who have tested positive for COVID-19.

What is the Y doing during the closure?

Several Y branches are working with the State of Connecticut, area hospitals and emergency personnel to provide child care services to their families.

During this time, we will be taking the opportunity to deep clean our facility by sterilizing and sanitizing all equipment, rooms and pool areas.

We will be sharing some of your favorite group exercise classes in video format and programs from our Y Personal Trainers no later than Wednesday, March 18.

For updates please visit our website at soundviewymca.org, follow us on our Facebook page, or email us at soundviewinfo@cccymca.org.

What about my membership?
We know that you will not be able to use the Y like you did before. Therefore, we will NOT draft membership dues on the 1st or 15th if the YMCA is not open. There is no need to put your membership on hold. Once we reopen, we will again draft per our policy on the 1st or 15th depending on your schedule.

What can I do to help the YMCA continue to help our community?
Keep your membership active. If you would, we’d ask that you please email or call the Soundview Family YMCA at soundviewinfo@cccymca.org or 203 481 9622 to CONTINUE your membership. This will allow us to continue to support our neighbors who are struggling.

How can I donate?

Our community is resilient but will look to the YMCA as a safety net. Please consider helping by making a donation to our 2020 Annual Campaign. Click Here to Support the Soundview Family YMCA


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 an opportunity for physical, social, emotional and cognitive learning experiences. For families, the 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 the Soundview Family YMCA Camp Nonoma and Specialty Camps! We’ve planned an awesome, activity-packed summer with tons to learn, play and explore. The Best Summer Ever!

To learn more about Summer Camp please review our Day Camp Brochure or call the Y.

To register, please fill out the documents and bring them to the Y! 2020 Day Camp Registration Packet Fillable.

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: 2020 CCCY Financial Assistance Application Materials

For day-to-day program details, please review our SDV Y 2020 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 2020-fillable.

The Best Summer Ever!


Refer Your Friends to Join the Y!

Member Get A Member Program Banner

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!


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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