The Woodruff Family YMCA in Milford, Connecticut is dedicated to Healthy Living with our 25-yard indoor pool, 8,500 square foot wellness center and exciting outdoor community playscape for children. Learn more about our amenities and how to become a member.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday: 6:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday: 7:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday: 8:00 am-1:00 pm

Pool closes 30 minutes prior to the Branch Closing.

Address & Phone:
631 Orange Avenue

Milford, CT 06461

203 878 6501

203 878 0619
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Give For A Better Us.

We’ve been through a lot together since the beginning of the pandemic, but our mission to strengthen our community has remained the same.

From distributing meals to after school care to outreach to seniors to life-saving drowning prevention classes, we couldn’t do any of it without your help.

Please give to the Y’s annual campaign.

Forever in service. For a better us.


Days of Service

Our hunger relief efforts have grown leaps and bounds in the last year and a half. They will continue as long as there is a need among our neighbors and community members.

You can help us provide hunger relief in our community. Be involved with us.

Join us for our November 2021 Days of Service!

Engage along side us to help our community. Together we can make a difference.

Donate! Make an on-line donation to support this vital work so that the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA can help serve those in our community who needs us most. Our goal is to raise at least $2,021 during our November Days of Service. Every dollar counts! Or consider a food donation to support one of several YMCA events.

Volunteer! Get involved and work beside us with other community supporters. We could use your help with our events! Volunteer groups welcome! Our goal is to have 21 volunteers work beside at least 21 Y staff members to help feed 202 new families.

  • Drive-Thru Food Pantry at Birdseye Municipal Complex 468 Birdseye Street, Stratford: 11/5 at 1:30-4pm. We could use volunteers to help bag the food, greet and help with traffic control, and put food bags in cars.
  • Walnut Hill Community Church event: 11/17/21 at 5:30pm at the Valley Campus, 9th Street, Derby, CT.
  • United Way of Greater New Haven: 11/20 at 10am-1pm Vertical Church and FISH. Pick up and deliver meals to New Haven residents.
  • Master’s Table Community Meal Distribution: 11/21/21 at 1pm at Assumption Church in Ansonia, 61 North Cliff St.

Give Back! Can you give us a little of your time and energy?

Opportunities for You to Participate With Us

Annual Food Drive at the Lakewood–Trumbull Y in support of the Monroe and Trumbull Food Pantries. We will be collecting food in our lobby and program locations. Please consider bringing in non-expired shelf stable food to donate. Collection bins will be available November 8-19. Items needed include: Juice, Condiments, Canned Vegetables, Rice, Hot & Cold Cereal, Broth & Soup, Cooking Oil, Baking Supplies, Coffee & Tea, Cleaning Supplies, Personal Hygiene Items, Paper Goods.

Stratford YMCA: November 1 – November 30. Join us in supporting our neighbors and community partners by collecting healthy, shelf-stable food for those who experience hunger all year round. Donation Ideas include: canned beans, vegetables, fruits, rice, cereal, oatmeal, and low sodium soups. Other fun ideas include birthday cake mix, icing, and candles to help families celebrate birthdays! Please drop off your non-perishable donations at the Stratford Y or at the Stratford Branch of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC all month long!

Lend a helping hand at the Soundview Family Y on Monday – Thursday, November 15-19. They’re collecting non-perishable food for the Branford Food Pantry. On Wednesday, November 17, they’re accepting fresh turkeys for the pantry.

Join the Soundview Family Y and SYS Stingrays on Wednesday, November 17 in providing for our community by donating items for a Thanksgiving dinner for our neighbors in need. What we need: Frozen Turkeys, Canned Corn, Cranberry Sauce, Canned Green Beans, Cream of Mushroom Soup, Canned Yams, Pumpkin Pie Filling, Gravy, Instant Potatoes, Boxed Stuffing, Pie Crust/Biscuit Mix, Fried Onions.

On November 8-21, the Valley Y is collecting non-perishables for Spooner House. Drop off donation bins are located at the Valley YMCA Childcare Center at 32 Howard Ave, Ansonia, CT. Suggested items for donation: Canned Vegetables, Boxed Stuffing, Brownie Mix, Cereal, Macaroni and Cheese, etc.

Woodruff Family YMCA: November 1—November 19. Our goal is to assist 202 families who are in need in the Milford Community! We’ve partnered with the Boy Scouts and their Thanks for Giving Campaign to collect food for families and local food pantries. We are also collecting for our own Purple Pantry to encourage the community to take what they need and leave what they can. Items needed include: Canned Vegetables, Canned/Jar Gravy, Boxed Stuffing, Brownie/Cookie Mix, Box Cereal, Macaroni and Cheese, Instant Mashed Potatoes, Pasta and Rice.

The Y. For a Better Us.

Forever Grateful


Fall II Program Guide

FOREVER CARING

At the Y, we care about you and your wellness journey.

We have a program or class for everyone because staying healthy and connected to your community now, is more important than ever.

At the Y, you’ll find a connection with our engaged staff and other members. Please take a look at our program guide for our upcoming classes, swim lessons, youth programs and more!

Our Fall II Program Session runs October 25-Decemeber 19, 2021.

Registration for Members begins on Monday, October 4, on Monday, October 11 for everyone in our community.

Register on-line, at the Y or by calling the Y.


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 300+ 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.


Forever Learning

The Y Offers School Aged Enrichment that Parents Can Feel Good About

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 before and after school. Are also proud to be able to provide you and your family with the services required to remain healthy.

FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT 

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.

FOR HEALTHY LIVING

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.

FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

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.

Financial assistance is available to ensure every child and teen has the opportunity to learn and grow at the Y.

Call Nicole Servas at 203.878.6501 or nservas@cccymca.org for more information.

2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR REGISTRATION

Please take a look at our 2021 2022 SACC Brochure and SACC Parent Handbook. To register, please fill out our 2021_2022 WDF Y SACC Registration Packet Part 1, 2021-2022 Registration Fees Part 2 and Individual Care Plan_Medicine Authorization forms. Financial aid may be available, to apply please fill out the CCCY Financial Assistance Application_C4K Forms.


Fun With Friends

Y Leaders Club

Calling all Milford and Valley teenagers!  Virtual Meetings on Wednesdays at 6:150pm on Zoom.

Leaders Club provides high school students with extensive leadership training, offering opportunities for service to the YMCA and the community. Leaders Club also serves as a recruiting program for future Y professionals! We are here to develop leaders, fostering with them a culture of service in addition to knowledge and training that will help them better serve others and shape a healthy and productive life for themselves. Leaders Club meets once a week virtually, until the time we can meet in person.  Leaders Club provides a safe, genuine place for high schoolers and helps direct their energy to positive outcomes.

If you are interested in this great program please contact Ryan Leworthy at the Valley YMCA at rleworthy@cccymca.org or Nicole Servas, at the Woodruff Family YMCA at nservas@cccymca.org so we can send you the log on details for the Virtual Meetings.

 


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!


Doing Our Part Together

Togetherhood

At the Y, we’re dedicated to strengthening the community by giving back and supporting our neighbors. That’s why we invite you to participate in Togetherhood™, a program that gives Y members the opportunity to select, plan and lead meaningful community service projects that benefit people and organizations right here in our neighborhood!

Togetherhood™ invites members to participate in the Y’s cause to strengthen the community. Collecting school supplies, donating blood, or running a park clean up are just some of the countless ways Y members and their friends and families can come together in service to their community.

CONTACT: Nicole Servas, Operations Director, P 203 878 6501


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