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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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Splish Splash Birthday Bash

Celebrate Birthdays at the Stratford YMCA

For all birthday parties, a party host will be provided to help parents set up and clean up from the party. All parties are scheduled for two hours. Each party consists of one hour in the pool followed by one hour in the party room. A lifeguard will swim test and monitor the kids in the pool. Party is limited to 25 swimmers and no more than 30 guests.

WHEN: Saturdays 1:00pm– 3:00pm

WHERE: Stratford YMCA

FEE: Member: $150 Program Participant: $250

For more information or to register, please call or stop by the Stratford YMCA at 203-375-5844! Any questions please contact our District Aquatics Director, Oscar Rodriguez E orodriguez@cccymca.org.


Play Explore Discover

YMCA Before and After School Program celebrates Lights on Afterschool

We are so proud to join communities all across America celebrating Lights On Afterschool on October 20! Help us shine a light on the impact afterschool programs are making in supporting students and families.
Join us and let’s celebrate the amazing work that your children do at the YMCA before and after school program! This is open to all our School Aged Child Care students and their families! See your child’s art work, participate in STEAM activities, and meet the staff! We look forward to seeing you there!

WHERE: Stratford YMCA 3045 Main Street Stratford CT

WHEN: October 20

TIME: 6:30-7:30 pm

Please let us know if we should expect you and your families by registering for this event on-line.


You’re Our Reason Y

MEMBER POTLUCK SOCIAL

Come join us on Tuesday, October 26 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 FACILITY!

WHEN: October 26

TIME: 1pm – 2pm

FEE: FREE to Members


Scary Amounts of Fun

Come join us for Stratford YMCA’s MONSTER MOVIE MASH!

Enjoy a family-friendly outdoor Halloween movie night under the stars at the Stratford YMCA. Prepare for a spooktacular arts and crafts activity before the movie! We recommend participants also come prepared with their own lawn chair, blanket, and food/drink.  Alcoholic beverages, glass/Styrofoam containers, and smoking is prohibited.  Arts and craft supplies provided before the movie.  All participants are required to register prior to the event.

WHEN: Friday, October 21. Arts and Crafts: 6:30pm to 7:00pm. Movie:7:00pm to 7:30pm

WHERE: Stratford YMCA, outside grass hill next to ramp.

FEE: Members- FREE, Program Participant- $15.


Fall 11 Program Guide

Find Your Connection. Find Your Y.

The YMCA connects people to a great sense of purpose and to each other to make our community stronger.

Learn more about our Programs for adults, children and families. Please browse our Fall 11 Program Guide: Stratford Y Fall II 2022 Program Guide

FALL 11 SESSION – October 24-December 18

PROGRAM REGISTRATION DATES – Facility Member: October 3 / Program Participant: October 10


An Apple A Day, the Y Way!

FALL WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Pick an apple from our Apple Tree!

Complete the wellness activity.

Or choose one that you’ve already accomplished!

Write your name on the back and drop it in the Apple Basket for a chance to win cool Y prizes!

 

 


Are You Whistle Worthy?

Lifeguard Certification Course at the Stratford YMCA

This course is designed to give participants the skills and knowledge needed to be a lifeguard. This comprehensive course offers up to date information on how to guard, anticipate, and prevent problems and to take actions to help those in need.  CPR, First Aid, AED, and O2 certifications are included in the cost of the program.  Participants must pass a swim test on the first day of class in order to remain registered.  All class times are required for certification in addition to completion of online prerequisite courses prior to first day of class. Limited spots available. 

Call or stop by the Stratford YMCA to Register today!

AGES: 15+

WHEN: Full Certification:  October 1, October 2, October 8 – 9:00am-5:00pm

Recertification: October 1, October 2 – 9:00am-5:00pm

FEE:  1st Time Lifeguard Members $275 / Program Participant $375

Lifeguard Recertification Members $50 /   Program Participant $100

For more information or to register, please contact our District Aquatics Director, Oscar Rodriguez E: orodriguez@cccymca.org.

 


STRONG SWIMMERS CONFIDENT KIDS – SWIM LESSONS

Adaptive Swim Experience

The focus for our Adaptive Swim Experience program is to help children with diverse abilities learn an important life skill and support them in gaining the knowledge, ability, and stamina to become strong and confident swimmers.

Y instructors use child-centered methods and flexible teaching to deliver
instruction to children of varying abilities. This one-on-one program is
designed to give the swimmer individualized attention needed to
address their needs.

WHEN:  Flexible Scheduling – 8 forty-five minute lessons.

FEE:  Free made possible by grant funding.

For more information or to register, please contact our District Aquatics Director, Oscar Rodriguez E orodriguez@cccymca.org.


BSY Torpedoes Swim Team

Fall 2022 Swim Team

“Shaping the mind, body, and spirit into a streamlined vessel built for enduring success in life and the sport of competitive swimming.” – BSY Mission

Our team offers a stimulating, enjoyable program that stresses stroke technique, starts, turns, and basic to advanced training. Our team ranges from entry level competitive swimmers to National Championship caliber swimmers – all are welcome and encouraged to swim with the BSY Torpedoes!

Register Today!

Swim Team Universal Payments & Fees:  Youth Membership plus Annual Registration – $80 payable online; due at start of season / Meet Fees – Vary per swim meet, are due the week following each meet

Team Evaluations: Based on swimmer age on December 1, 2022

Fee: $5 By appointment only, please contact head coach Marta Anne Taddeo

Contact bsyswimming@cccymca.org or mtaddeo@cccymca.org

Swimmers must be able to complete a 25 yard length on both stomach and back

Details: BSY 2022 Fall Brochure

 


Program Guide – Fall 1 Session

FIND WHAT MOVES YOU!

At the Y, you’ll find countless opportunities to get moving and experience the joy of better health. All it takes is one step!

Check out our Program Guide for classes, programs and events. Stratford Y Fall I 2022 Program Guide

Fall 1 Session runs August 29-October 23.

Register on-line, at the Y or give us a call.

Fall 1 Session registration opens Monday, August 8 for Members / Monday, August 15 for a Program Participant.


Before and After School Care

Your Kids will make new friends and have tons of fun as they explore new adventures each day.

As an organization dedicated to youth development, we are working closely with the Board of Education! We know how important it is for a child to have an enriching place for learning and growth, both in and out of school. And we’re happy to be able to provide that place, allowing your child’s social, emotional, physical and academic journey to continue long. Are also proud to be able to provide you and your family with the services required to remain healthy.

We help kids reach their potential and thrive in a safe, trustworthy setting. We offer a curriculum that aligns with the school day and supports growth in literacy, science, math, science, engineering, and technology (STEM) while infusing the arts, physical activity, and fun. We teach kids confidence, encourage self-expression and enrich social development. Providing our youth with the support, encouragement and positive role models that they need, will not only increase their ability to succeed in school but in life. For families, we offer peace of mind knowing that your child is in a safe and educational program building new relationships and achieving more.

As a leading nonprofit committed to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, supporting their social-emotional, cognitive and physical development. The Central Connecticut Coast YMCA continues to give youth an enriching and safe experience. Our experienced and caring staff and volunteers model the positive core Y values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility that help build character. Our core values are woven throughout our child care program to create a warm, nurturing, home away from home. Your child’s growth, development, and education are important to us, as we do our best to ensure their future is bright.

Everyone belongs at the Y. To ensure that all youth have the chance to participate, the Y offers financial assistance to those in need. Please talk with us to learn more. If you’d like to help send a child to child care, you can donate easily on our web site or at our Y. We also participate in the State of CT Care4Kids program.

2022-2023 School Year Registration

Please review our Stratford Y 2022 2023 SACC Brochure and SACC Parent Handbook. Please fill out our 2022_2023 CCCY SACC Registration Packet Fillable and if necessary an Individual Care Plan_Medicine Authorization form. Financial aid may be available, to apply please fill out the CCCY Financial Assistance Application_C4K Forms.


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 1000+ 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. Watch this brief introduction! 

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 or check our YMCA360 FAQs for CCCY Members. If you have a recommendation for a new program, please let us know.


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.

 

 

 


Leading with Confidence

Leaders Club

Leaders Club is a character and leadership development program. This program serves youth, ages 10 to 18. It is organized for the purpose of providing knowledge, training and experiences to teens. Leaders Club will help participants become strong leaders in their communities, foster a spirit of serving others and shape a healthy lifestyle in Mind, Body and Spirit.

Who: Ages 10– 18

Time: Wednesdays 6:00—7:00pm

Where: Stratford YMCA

Contact: Oscar Rodriguez orodriguez@cccymca.org for more information.


NAEYC Accredited Preschool Program

Forever Growing

AGES: 3-4 years

At the Y, we offer a safe, nurturing environment for children to learn and grow. The Y supports their social-emotional, cognitive and physical development. When you know your child is well cared for, you and your family have the opportunity to focus at work, plan healthy meals, enjoy family activities and establish a routine. Please take a look at our Stratford Y 2022 ELC Brochure

Our program is state licensed with the Office of Early Childhood (OEC) and is NAEYC accredited.

All kids have great potential. At the Y, we help set them on a path to lifelong learning. We use the CT Preschool Curriculum and Assessment Framework offering a wide variety of opportunities for each child to explore and learn in a safe and nurturing environment designed to meet each child’s individual need.

Safety is our first priority. All Central Connecticut Coast YMCA child care programs are following all the guidelines set by the CDC, CT Office of Early Childhood (OEC), Y-USA, and other sources to ensure our policies and procedures are aligned to keep our children, staff and volunteers healthy and safe.

Activities include:

  • Center-based learning
  • Indoor/outdoor movement
  • Arts and crafts
  • Science
  • Field trips
  • Storytime
  • Music and movement
  • Circle time with Preschool learning and Kindergarten readiness

Multiple child discounts are available. Family Registration Fee: $50 non-refundable. This annual fee is due at time of registration. Tuition is based on 12 equal payments due monthly.

To be enrolled, children must be fully toilet trained and three years of age by December 31. If your child is 32 – 36 months old and fully toilet trained, please contact our Director to discuss enrolling your child.

A $50 non-refundable Family Registration Fee is due at the time of registration.

2022-23 CCCY Early Learning Center Registration Packet

2021-22 Stratford YMCA ELC Parent Handbook

CCCY-Financial-Assistance-Application

Care 4 Kids helps low to moderate-income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs. This program is sponsored by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Social Services (also called DSS). To learn more about Care 4 Kids, take a look at their website. You can look at the site to find out how the program works, who is eligible, and more. http://www.ctcare4kids.com/

 


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