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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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Time to Explore

Mad Scientists Club

Our Mad Scientists Club will engage children in a variety of activities centering around Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Join us every Thursday night, February 28 to April 18, for learning and fun with motivational Y staff.  Children will work hands on, making and creating different projects from slime, to crystal stars, to their own mousetraps!

This program is for scientists aged 6-10 from 7-7:45pm.

Register in advance or contact Ashley for more information at afedak@cccymca.org.

Fee: $50 for Facility Members, $100 for Community Members


The Best Summer Ever!

GREAT SUMMERS START HERE!

Summer Day Camp

We provide a happy, healthy environment for children to learn and grow. At YMCA Summer Day Camp, participants gain a sense of accomplishment, build relationships and find their sense of belonging. It’s a opportunity for physical, social, emotional and cognitive learning experiences. For families, camp offers a peace of mind knowing that your child is in a safe and enriching place.

We can’t wait to see you at the Stratford Y Camp Parrot Perch! We’ve planned an awesome, activity-packed summer with tons to learn, play and explore.  The Best Summer Ever!

To learn more about Summer Camp please review our 2019 Day Camp Brochure or call the Y.

To register, please fill out the documents and bring them to the Y! 2019 Summer Camp Registration Packet.

If your child will require special assistance or medicine while at camp, these forms may also be required: Individual Care Plan_Medicine Authorization.

If you would like to apply for financial assistance, please fill submit this application: 2019 CCCY Financial Assistance Application Materials.

For day-to-day program details, please review our 2019 Day Camp Parent Handbook.

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. CCCC-YMCA-CIT-Application_References-2019

The Best Summer Ever!


Kids on the Move

KIDS FIT now at the Stratford YMCA!

Kids Fit is designed to get kids moving and active while having fun, incorporating basic aerobic exercises and physical activities to get their hearts pumping and interests engaged.  Our goal is to ensure all children participating in YMCA programming have a solid foundation for a healthy future.

WHEN:  Saturdays, 12:30-1:15 PM February 25 to April 21

FEES:      Free for members / $40.00 for community members

Kids who wish to participate in the program must register with the front desk membership staff before attending.  Please call the Stratford Y or our Wellness and Aquatics Director, Scott Buckholz, for more information.  Register at the front desk today!


Let’s Paint

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 in grades 1-6 will paint a picture, sip healthy smoothies, and share their talents with the group.  For more information, please contact Deanna at dbogen@cccymca.org. Please register in advance as space is limited.

DATES:  Grades 1-3 Friday, February 8 6:30-7:45 / Grades 4-6 Friday, February 22 6:30-7:45

REGISTER: Online or in-person $10- Facility Members / $20- Community Members


No School, No Problem

February 15 and 18

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.

  • Grades: 5-12
  • 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Members- $50 |   Community- $100

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 Y Vacation Club.


Finding a Place to Belong

Winter II Program Guide

The Y is a place where many can concentrate on their health and well-being. It’s a place where they feel they belong. The Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, learning, fun and shared interests. Youth, adults and families receive the support, guidance and resources needed to achieve their goals. Learn more about our Winter 11 Programs, Lessons and Classes in our Winter II 2019 Program Guide.

Session dates: February 25 – April 21, 2019

Facility Member Registration starts: February 4 / Community Member Registration starts: February 11.


Happy and Healthy

You’re invited to join us Friday nights for our new Fitness Happy Hour series beginning February 1. Each week will feature a different class and different instructor.

Come join the Party!

Feb. 1- Gina- Meet Me at the Barre

Feb. 8- Sally- 80s Retro Fitness Neon Party

Feb. 15- Anna- Cardio Party

Feb. 22- Helen– Get Down Tonight Mat Pilates

When: Friday evenings in February at 5:45pm

Where: Group Exercise Room


Support Wellness Together

Reach your wellness goals with us!  Weight Loss Program

This program is designed to help those seeking a healthier weight 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.


Snow! Gotta Work? Y Worry!

Y Fun Club

On days when Stratford Public Schools are closed for the entire day, due to inclement weather, children enrolled in our Before and Afterschool programs may attend our full day Y Fun Club. Students can spend the day in a safe and fun environment challenging their friends to board games, creating art projects, swimming, and much more.

Pre-register today for our Y Fun Club, space is limited.  Fees are paid in advance for the next inclement weather day.  Any unused Y Fun Club days will be credited to your SACC account in May.  If the Y Fun Club is in session and you choose not to send your child, you will not be refunded for that day.

TIME:  8 am—6 pm (weather permitting)

WHO:  School Age Child Care Participants Grades K-6

FEES:  $50.00 per day as a member of the Y in addition to your current SACC tuition / $100.00 per day as a community member in addition to your current SACC tuition.  Any unused Y Fun Club days will be credited to your SACC account in May.  If the Y Fun Club is in session and you choose not to send your child, you will not be refunded for that day.

WHERE: Stratford Y 3045, Main Street, Stratford CT 06614

REGISTRATION: You may sign up at the Welcome Center at the Main YMCA. All registrations must be in 48 hours before attending the Y Fun Club.  No drop in sign ups are allowed due to staffing requirements! Stratford Y Fun Club Winter Registration

BRING:  Children need to bring a nut-free lunch, a bathing suit and towel, and appropriate clothes to play outdoors (snow clothes, extra pants, socks, boots, hats, gloves, etc.). We are not responsible for lost or stolen items, so please leave your electronics at home.


Y Info Sessions!

Sleepaway Camp and Wilderness Adventure Trips

YMCA Camp Hi-Rock is the sleepaway camp for the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA! Camp Hi-Rock is a sleepaway camp and adventure trip center located in Western Massachusetts. Camp is nestled among 1,000 acres in the Berkshire Mountains, surrounded by conservation forest, and centered around a pristine, private, ninety-acre lake. It’s the ideal backdrop for the wide variety of activities, which include swimming, climbing, water skiing, archery, sailing and arts & crafts among many others. Through the values of the YMCA, Camp Hi-Rock is dedicated to the growth and development of all participants. Each camper can develop his or her sense of personal worth and responsibility as a cooperative member of a group. In addition, campers discover, learn, cultivate new skills, develop healthy lifestyles, create meaningful relationships, and become more caring, honest, respectful and responsible people.

Camp Hi-Rock staff will be coming to your Y soon, info session dates and times can be viewed here http://camphirock.org/2019-connecticut-info-session-dates/


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!


Our App Helps You Stay On Track

Mobile App Graphic FilesDownload the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA Mobile App!

Forget your membership card? Wonder if there is a Zumba class this evening? Need to squeeze in a workout while you’re out and about? Looking for open swim or child watch times?

The 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! 

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