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From exceptional fitness facilities including our indoor pool, Life Fitness circuit, Lifecycles, Elliptical Cross trainers, treadmills, recumbent bikes and upright bikes to our child watch and child care services for preschoolers, before and after-school child care and summer day camp – the Stratford YMCA is the place to go! Learn more about the Stratford YMCA and how to become a member.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday: 5:30am-8:00pm

Friday: 5:30am-7:00pm

Saturday: 7:00am-5:30pm

Sunday: 8:00am-3:00pm

Address & Phone:

3045 Main Street

Stratford, CT 06614

P 203 375 5844

F 203 380 0291

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Dine-In, Enjoy, Support

Giving Tuesday at the Stratford Skillet!

Join us at the Stratford Skillet between the hours of 6:30am-2pm to help support the Stratford YMCA. A percent of all proceeds will go to towards our Annual Campaign Fund which helps provide financial assistance for early learning programs, school aged child care, summer camp, safety in and around the water, and swim lessons. Stop by to enjoy some tasty food while supporting the Y and helping families in need get the appropriate care and resources!

WHEN: Tuesday, November 28

TIME: 6:30am—2pm

WHERE: 1200 Barnum Ave, Stratford

Find Your Joy In Giving! #GivingTuesday

Our will to serve is endless!

Whenever we see a need in our community, the Y stands ready to help with open arms and caring hearts. Thanks to the unwavering support of our donors, volunteers and members, the Y has always been able to adapt and respond to the ever-changing needs of our community.

Now, as we approach the holiday season and Giving Tuesday, we’re asking for your help, so that we can continue to support our neighbors and strengthen our community.

No matter what challenges the future may bring, we will continue to work together.

Give to the YMCA and help create a stronger community for all.

Paint Sip Repeat

Kid’s Paint and Sip at the Stratford Y

Join us for a healthy, safe and fun event for children! Everyone leaves with a piece of art that they have created!

Children will paint a picture, sip healthy smoothies, and share their talents with the group. For more information, please contact Ashley at

Please register in advance as space is limited.

WHEN: Friday, December 15 – Grades 1-8

TIME: 6:30-8:00pm

REGISTER: Online or in-person

FEE: $15- Facility Members, $30- Program Participant


You’re Our Reason Y


Come join us on Wednesday, November 29 for a Member Potluck Social. We’ll share a healthy meal, celebrate our community, and talk about healthy eating habits and YMCA classes. Bring a friend and a dish to share and get to know your workout buddies better! Please remember we are a NUT FREE FACITLITY!

WHEN: Wednesday, November 29

TIME: 1pm – 2pm

FEE: FREE to Members

Joy Smiles & Warm Hugs

Come Meet Olaf at the Stratford Y

The holidays may be over but The Stratford Y is still bringing joy to children of all ages! Olaf says it will be fun to visit and give a warm hug!

Please join us for a fun filled evening with art and crafts, STEM activities, a Snowman snack and a meet and greet with Olaf! Pre-registration is required, Please register on our website or come down to the Stratford Y to sign up!

WHEN: Friday, January 19

TIME: 6:00-7:30 pm

FEE: $10 per person for Facility Members /$20 per person for a Program Participant

Fall 2 – Program Guide

Fall Into Fun!

Fall into fun, fitness and fantastic programs at the YMCA! We’re offering returning class favorites, as well as, new offerings for adults and youth.

You can view our Fall 2 Program Guide with class descriptions, days/times and fees. There are many activities and programs to explore. Please take a look!

Fall 2 Program Session: October 22-December 17

Please register for classes and programs on-line, by calling the Y or stopping in.

Celebrate With Us!

Birthday Party Packages at the Stratford Y

At all of our birthday parties, a party host will be provided to help parents set up and clean up from the party. Parties are two hours—the first hour is in the pool, and the second hour is in our party room. You’ll provide the decorations and food, we’ll provide the fun!

WHEN: Saturdays-1:00 PM —3:00 PM/Sundays– 12:00 PM—2:00 PM

FEE: Members: $250/Program Participants: $350

No School No Problem

Y Vacation Club at the Stratford YMCA

Even though schools are closed, the Stratford YMCA is here for your child care needs. Drop your child off with our experienced staff for a fun-filled day of games, activities, arts & crafts, swimming, and more!

Please bring a nut-free lunch, a bathing suit, and a towel. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items, so please leave your electronics at home. Preregistration is required. Registration ends two days before event so we can staff properly.

AGES: 5-12

WHEN: November 7, December 26-29

TIME: 7:30am – 5:30pm

FEE: Members- $55 per day | Program Participant- $110 per day

ADDITIONAL INFO: All participants not currently in the before/after school program will need to complete a registration packet, provide a current health form, and medication/medication authorization form, if needed, prior to attending the Y Vacation Club.


The Stratford Y has been Grinched!

Please join us for a fun filled evening that sure won’t disappoint! Families will be able to float in the pool as we show the holiday classic “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”. Then enjoy a fun craft before a meet & greet with the Grinch himself! Pre-registration is required, Please register on our website or come down to the Stratford Y to sign up! All participants must be accompanied by an adult!

WHEN: Friday, December 8 from 6:00-8:00 pm

FEE: $10 per person for Facility Members/$20 per person for Program Participant

Project Search Training Program

The Stratford Y and the Lakewood-Trumbull Y are participating in the Project SEARCH Training Program along side The Kennedy Collective, Stratford Public Schools and the State of Connecticut Department of Developmental Services. Individuals will hold un-paid intern positions in membership, child care, wellness and facilities. While working side by side with Y staff members, interns will learn business processes, procedures and communication skills. They’ll also gain independence, self-confidence and self-esteem. Project SEARCH exposes individuals to a variety of careers and helps prepare them for future employment.

To be eligible to participate, individuals must be between 18-30 years of age, diagnosed with a Developmental Disability and eligible for State of Connecticut DDS programs or willing to pay privately.

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!

YMCA Universal Mobile App


Download our Mobile App which will allow you to:

  • Check-in
  • View class schedules
  • Make reservations in the class schedule section
  • Watch YMCA360 on-demand programs
  • See what’s happening at the Y
  • PLUS set personal wellness goals,
  • Log your workouts
  • And view a history of your wellness accomplishments
  • Push notifications also available


IOS Users CLICK HERE to download

ANDROID Users CLICK HERE to download



Togetherhood is a nationwide program that gives Y members a way to get to know people and strengthen our community through volunteerism. The program is led by a committee of Y members that decides on projects and carries them out throughout the year.

If you’re interested, please contact the Y for more info. We meet the 1st Thursday of each month at 11:15am.