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
Child Watch Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Address & Phone:
3045 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06614
F 203 380 0291
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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, P 203-375-5844
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
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.
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.
Detailed information can be found in our Program Guide, at our Member Service Desk or by calling the Y.
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.
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
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/
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!
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