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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-9:00pm

Friday: 5:30am-7:00pm

Saturday: 7:00am-6:00pm

Sunday: 8:00am-4:00pm

Address & Phone:

3045 Main Street

Stratford, CT 06614

P 203 375 5844

F 203 380 0291

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YMCA Day of Giving

MARCH 5, 2024 YMCA Day of Giving!

On March 5, 2024; all branches of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA will join a growing number of YMCAs across the country for YMCA Day of Giving, a one-day giving event geared to providing an opportunity to donate to YOUR YMCA.

The Central Connecticut Coast YMCA has set a goal of raising $46,000 to match our 2024 Staff Giving Campaign.

We want to support the members of our community who need us most. 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 Central Connecticut Coast YMCA has always been able to adapt and respond to the ever-changing needs of our community.

Join us in celebrating the YMCA DAY OF GIVING! Let’s work together and create a stronger community for all.

Give to the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA! 

Click to Donate


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.

Please register in advance as space is limited. Online and in-person registration is available.

WHEN: February 23 – Grades 1-8

TIME: 6:30-8:00pm

FEE: $15 Facility Members/$30 Program Participant

For more information, please contact Ashley at afedak@cccymca.org


Take to the Ice

Skate Day Fundraiser at the Shelton Sports Center

Join us on March 17 at the Shelton Sports Center for an ice skating fundraiser that is sure to not disappoint! The event runs from 1:00pm-2:20pm and 50% of the proceeds go to the Stratford YMCA Annual Campaign! During this time participants will be able to skate with some of their best friends from the Y, family members, and even staff members!

WHERE: Shelton Sports Center Rinks: 784 River Road, Shelton, CT 06484

WHEN: March 17

TIME: 1:00pm—2:20pm

FEE: Admission only: $10; Admission with skate rentals $15

HOW TO REGISTER: Click here to register.


Winter 2 Program Guide

Embrace the journey to discover your inner strength with our supportive Y community. We’re here to inspire and guide your health and fitness, all while having a blast.

Tailored classes and programs are designed with YOU in mind. Offerings cater to all ages and skill levels. From beginners to fitness enthusiasts, there’s something for everyone. Take a look at our Winter 2 Program Guide: Stratford Y 2024 Winter 2 Program Guide

We welcome every individual. We foster an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone feels a sense of belonging.

We understand that everyone’s journey is unique. Financial aid may be available for those who qualify, ensuring that our programs are accessible to all.

Register for a Winter 2 program or class! Your well-being and joy are at the heart of what we do.

Winter 2 Session runs February 26 – April 21, 2024

Registration Opens: Facility Member: Monday, February 5 / Program Participant: Monday, February 12


Summer Day Camp

WELCOME TO SUMMER DAY CAMP!

The YMCA believes all kids have great potential and deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. At YMCA day camp kids and teens can develop skills, self-confidence, new friendships and a sense of belonging – all while having tons of fun.

In order to have fun and thrive, kids of all ages need to feel both physically and emotionally safe. When you drop your child off at a camp, you can rest assured that their total well-being will be supported. Safety is always our number one priority! We keep kids healthy and safe while providing enriching experiences. As a leading nonprofit committed to nurturing the potential of youth, the Y has been a leader in providing summer camp for over 130 years. Our experienced and caring staff and volunteers model the positive core Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility that help build character.

Learn More: Stratford YMCA 2024 Day Camp Brochure, Stratford Y 2024 Day Camp Parent Handbook and Stratford YMCA Camp 2024 FAQs

Registration Forms: 2024 Stratford YMCA 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

Financial assistance is available for families who need it to ensure that all kids in our community can have enriching summer experiences. These forms are required to apply: Financial Assistance Forms

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. CIT Application Form

Our camp programs fill up fast, so make plans to reserve your spot. 


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


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

STAY ON TRACK WITH THE Y 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

TO DOWNLOAD:

IOS Users CLICK HERE to download

ANDROID Users CLICK HERE to download


Togetherhood

SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER

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.

 

 

 


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