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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-8:00pm

Saturday:                7:30am–5:30pm

Sunday:                 10:00am–4:00pm

Child Watch Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Saturday: 8:45am-11:00am

Address & Phone:

3045 Main Street

Stratford, CT 06614

P 203 375 5844

F 203 380 0291

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Paint Sip Repeat

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Kid’s Paint and Sip

Join us for a healthy 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.

AGES: Grades 4 – 6

WHEN & TIME: Friday, December 13, 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

FEE: Members $10 / Community Members $20

CONTACT: Ashley Fedak, Youth and Family Program Coordinator, E afedak@cccymca.org


Fun Time For All!

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PARENTS NIGHT OUT

Let our YMCA staff lead your kids on December 20 in fun group games, swim time, crafts, dinner, and other activities while making some new friends!

AGES: 5-12

WHEN: Friday, December 20, 2019

TIME: 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

FEE: Members $10 / CommunityMembers $20

REGISTRATION: Preregistration is required. Registration ends two days before the event so we can staff properly.

BRING: Please bring a suit & towel.

ADDITIONAL INFO: All participants not currently in the before/after school program or summer camp program will need to complete a registration packet, provide a current health form, and medication/medication authorization form, if needed, prior to attending the Parent Night Out.


No School, No Problem

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Y Vacation Club

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!

AGES: 5-12

WHEN: December 23, 26, 27, 30

TIME: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

FEE: Members $50 / Community Members $100

REGISTRATION: Preregistration is required

BRING: 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.

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.


Are You Whistle Worthy?

Lifeguards talkingLifeguard Certification Course at the Stratford YMCA

This course is designed to give participants the basic skills and knowledge needed to be lifeguards in pools and aquatic environments. 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 the completion of online prerequisite courses prior to the first day of class. Fall and winter classes available.

AGES: 16+

WHEN: Winter Course:

Friday, 12/27, 6 pm – 8 pm
Saturday, 12/28, 11 am – 5 pm
Sunday, 12/29, 10 am – 4 pm

FEE: Members $275 / Community Members $375

CONTACT: Scott Buckholz, Director of Healthy Living, 203-375-5844

Register today!


Holiday Shopping Help

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Sunday Drop and Shop at the Stratford YMCA

Need time to get holiday shopping done? Drop your kids off with us and we’ll do the rest while you get some free time. Trained childcare staff will provide lots of fun activities to keep the kids busy. Register for one, or all, preregistration is required, a minimum number of registrations are needed for this program to run.
Activities include: swimming, holiday arts-n-crafts, games, snacks and more.

AGES: Children ages 3-10 (must be fully potty trained, no pull-ups or diapers)

WHEN: Sunday – December 1, Sunday – December 8
Sunday – December 15,  Sunday – December 22

TIME: 10:00 – 3:00

FEE: Members$25 / Community Members $50

REGISTRATION: Please register in advance as space is limited

BRING: 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


Program Guide – Fall 2

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FOR INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE

At the Y, we help you invest in yourself! We help enhance the quality of life in our community by helping you and your family improve your health and well-being. Our programs and classes offer you the support to maintain your wellness, build relationships and nurture our children. Browse our Fall 2 Program Guide to see all the Y has to offer!

Fall 2 Program Session: October 28 – December 22, 2019

Member Registration Begins: October 7, 2019

Community Registration Begins: October 14, 2019

Register for our Fall 2 Session from our web’s Register For Our Programs online button, from our Mobile App, in person at the Y or by calling us.


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!

Detailed information can be found in our Program Guide, at our Member Service Desk or by calling the Y.


NAEYC Accredited Preschool Program

Learn Grow Thrive

AGES: 3-4 years

Our preschool program uses the CT Preschool Curriculum and Assessment Framework. Our preschool provides 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.

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

To be enrolled, children must be three years of age by December 31 and must be fully toilet trained. A $50 non-refundable Family Registration Fee is due at the time of registration.

Half-Day Preschool: 9:00 am – 12:45 pm

Full-Day Preschool: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Extended Day Preschool: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

2019-2020 CCC YMCA Preschool Registration Forms Stratford Y Preschool Parent Handbook

2019-2020 CCCY-Financial-Assistance-Application-Materials

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/


IGNITE YOUR CHILD’S POTENTIAL

School Age Child Care

We strive to meet the needs of our families while providing quality experiences for the children in our programs. Where and how children spend their time is vital to their growth and success in life. Please visit our Child Care web page for more details!


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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Refer Your Friends to Join the Y!

Membership Drive June 2014 Image BlueWhen 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!


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