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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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Together We Can Make a Difference

stf camp kindnessCamp Kindness Day

In celebration of Camp Kindness Day, the Stratford YMCA Camp will be collecting cat and dog food as well as other pet supplies.

All donations will be delivered to the Stratford Animal Rescue Society. STARS has asked for dog and cat food, dog and cat toys, paper towels, bleach, clumpable cat litter and gift cards to pet stores.

Please bring in all donations by Friday, July 19, 2024. The donation box will be located in the lobby.

Together we can make a difference.


Fairways For Futures

DSC 1073STRATFORD YMCA 20th Annual Golf Tournament

Join us for the most important round of the year.

At the heart of the Y is the belief in a stronger community for all. Every day, we provide food for the hungry, safe spaces for kids to learn and grow, and outreach to seniors. Thanks to the generosity of people like you, our members, volunteers, and donors, we continue to improve lives.

By participating in our Annual Golf Tournament, you support adults, youth, and families in our community with the YMCA programs and services they need to thrive. Join us on the course and be a part of something truly impactful. Help us stay on course and make a difference in our community.

Please take a look at our event flyer: 2024 Stratford Y Golf Tournament Flyer

WHEN: Monday, August 5 2024

WHERE: Mill River Country Club – 4567 Main Street, Stratford. CT P 203 375 5641

PLANS: 11:00am Registration
11:30am Lunch
12:30pm Shotgun Start (Scramble)
5:00pm Reception/Dinner, Auction/ Raffle, Awards

TO REGISTER: Click here

RSVP: Please respond by July 15

TO BE A SPONSOR: Click here

If you’d like to make a donation: Click here

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Suzanne Richards, [email protected], 203 375 5844/George Perham, [email protected] 203 218 0700


Summer Program Guide

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Our YMCA offers programs for all ages, abilities and stages of life. As the leading nonprofit dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y is committed to providing programs and services to children and families that are inclusive for all.

So what are you waiting for? Start having healthy fun at the Y! Click on our Summer Program Guide to see our summer offerings. Stratford YMCA Summer 2024 Program Guide

Summer Program Session: June 17 – August 11, 2024
Member Registration Starts: May 27, 2024
Program Participant Registration Starts: June 3, 2024


Join the Y! – 3 Month Young Adult Membership

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At the Y, our supportive community will inspire you to find your inner strength so you can expand your health in spirit, mind and body. Join the Y.

We’re offering a 3 Month Young Adult Membership for $100 with a Waived Joiner Fee. This membership is extendable after 3 months at the CCCY Young Adult Membership Rate with a Waived Joiner Fee.

Join Now! Promotion ends 8/31/2024.

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Reclaiming Your Health

aoa swimmersJoin Our Joints In Motion For Arthritis Aquatics Class!

WHEN: Mondays 11:15am-12:15pm

· Multiple exercise activities, including: joint check/warm-up, range of motion/stretching, strengthen­ing, cardiovascular endurance, and joint check/cool down
· Balance and coordination activities
· Helps improve balance and posture with a variety of exercise for feet, legs, core and glutes, along with water walking routines. Range of motion exercise for every joint from head to toe to help with arthritis
· Each class includes a health education component from the program formally known as PACE- People with Arthritis Can Exercise
· Relaxation and breathing activities. Instructors may include weight bearing, posture/body mechan­ics, body awareness, and socialization activities

To improve:

· Functional ability
· Self-confidence
· Self-care
· Mobility
· Muscle strength
· Coordination

To reduce:

· Fatigue
· Pain
· Stiffness

Note: Participants do not need to know how to swim to participate in the class


YMCA360 Mobile App

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STAY ON TRACK WITH THE YMCA360 MOBILE APP

Download our Mobile App which will allow you to:

  • Check-in using your bar code
  • View class schedules at your Y and other Central Connecticut Coast YMCAs
  • Make a class reservation
  • Watch YMCA360 on-demand programs
  • Add classes to your personal calendar (those at the Y and those on Y360)
  • Register for Programs and Classes
  • Learn what’s happening at the Y. Push notifications are also available
  • PLUS set personal wellness goals,
  • Track your wellness activities. Connect to your wellness device and other health apps. View a history of your wellness accomplishments
  • Reference Y hours and locations

Watch this little video for more!

To Download:

IOS Users CLICK HERE to download

ANDROID Users CLICK HERE to download


Summer Day Camp

Cover Image.pubWELCOME 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!

red cupcakeBirthday 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

Brendan in classThe Stratford Y, the Woodruff Family Y and the Lakewood-Trumbull Y are participating in the Project SEARCH Training Program along side The Kennedy Collective, Milford Public Schools, 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!

2023 Member Get A Member Men YellowWhen 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!


Togetherhood

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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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