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-Thursday: 5:30am-8:00 pm
Pool closes 30 minutes prior to the Branch Closing.
Address & Phone:
631 Orange Avenue
Milford, CT 06461
F 203 878 0619
A six-week goal oriented summer program, Race4Chase provides kids with triathlon instruction in swimming, cycling, running under the supportive guidance of coaches, lifeguards and instructors. At the culmination of the training camp, all the youth athletes come together to compete in a USAT-sanctioned triathlon race at Camp Sloper in Southington.
AGES: 6-12 years
WHEN: June 26 — August 4 (Monday-Friday)
WHERE: Woodruff Family YMCA
TIME: 9:00 AM —12:00 PM
RACE DAY: Saturday, August 5
Application: 2023 R4C Woodruff Family Y Application
Print and return application/s by April 28 to:
Woodruff Family YMCA
631 Orange Avenue, Milford CT 06461
Attention: Jennifer Fleischer Health and Wellness Director
Each participant will try to meet a fundraising goal of $250 before 7/24/2023. Every dollar donated to the Stratford YMCA stays in our communities and goes directly to serving youth and families in need. We will help participants with ideas to meet their fundraising goal.
Even though school is closed on April 7 and April 10-14, the Woodruff Family YMCA is here for your child care needs. So drop your child off with our experienced staff for a fun-filled day of group games, outdoor play, activities, arts & crafts, snack and more! Please bring a nut-free lunch, a bag snack. Space is limited, preregistration is required. (Credits and refunds will not be issued for absences from the program)
WHEN: Friday, April 7, 2023, April 10-14, 2023
TIME: 7:15am – 6:00 pm
FEE: Members $50 Program Participant $100
At the Y, you’ll find more than just a place to work out. With opportunities to connect with new people, develop new skills and explore new interests, you’ll discover new passions and a greater sense of purpose.
Take a look at our Woodruff Family Y Spring 2023 Program Guide! Register for a new program, sign your child up for summer camp, try something new!
Spring Program Session: April 24-June 18, 2023
Member Registration Starts: April 3, 2023
Program Participant Registration Starts: April 10, 2023
Pick up your card and complete the activities in each square.
Fill 5 squares in a row, up, down, diagonal or across.
We’ll collect your BINGO card and enter you for a chance for cool Y prizes.
Start your Easter celebration with us. Kids ages 9 and under are welcome to meet the Bunny and participate in our giant Easter egg hunt located behind the Y on the camp grounds.
WHEN: Saturday, April 8
EGG HUNT TIMES: Ages 2 and under 10:30-10:40am, Ages 3-5 10:40-10:50am, Ages 6-9 10:50-11:00am
Reservations are required. Please call 203 878 0619 to reserve your spot.
Come hang out on Saturday mornings with two of our childcare staff. Gaga is a fast paced, high energy sport played in an octagonal pit. The more players the better! GaGa ball is a gentler version of dodge ball, the game is played with a soft foam ball, and combines the skills of dodging, striking, running, and jumping, while trying to hit opponents with a ball below the waist. Don’t forget to wear active clothes and sneakers.
Additional Info: All participants are required to register prior to attending program.
WHEN: Saturdays Mornings– April 29– June 17
TIME: 9:00am – 11:00am
AGES: Grades: 3– 7
Are you ready to hit the golf course this spring? Would you like to improve your swing?
The Woodruff Family YMCA will be offering a 4 week golf conditioning clinic. This clinic will work to improve your game by increasing and using muscular strength, cardiovascular endurance, stretches and balance drills to sharpen your skills.
WHEN: Tuesdays May 9, 16, 23 and 30
WHERE: Group Exercise Room
FEE: $50.00 for Facility Members
The Woodruff Family YMCA is hosting their annual Healthy Kids Day® on Saturday, April 29 10am-1pm. This free, open to the public, annual event features a variety of family-friendly activities to encourage healthy kids, healthy families and a healthy start to the summer season Come and celebrate with us! We’ll have special demonstrations and activites including:
Bounce House fun, Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Safety Around Water, Touch a Truck, Kid Fit class, Archery Demo, healthy eating seminar, and more!
WHEN: April 29
WHERE: Woodruff Family YMCA 631 Orange Avenue, Milford CT
To help families in our community, we are collecting healthy food items appropriate for a child’s lunch box. Such as: granola bars, juice boxes, pretzels, goldfish, applesauce, fruit cups, veggie straws, jell-o, and other non-perishables.
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: 2023 Woodruff Family Y Day Camp Brochure and 2023 Woodruff Family Y Day Camp Parent Handbook
Registration Forms: 2023 Woodruff Family Y Day 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
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: 2023 Summer CCCY Financial Assistance Application Materials
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. CCC YMCA CIT Application_References 2023-fillable
Our camp programs fill up fast, so make plans to reserve your spot!
Our supportive community will inspire you to find your inner strength! At the Y, we believe in you and are here to help you stay healthy and get fit, while having fun. Our classes and our programs are created with our members in mind. We welcome every individual, all ages and all skill levels. We provide a welcoming environment focused on helping you and your family gain strength, endurance and self-confidence. At the Y, everyone is invited and encouraged to participate in our programs!
Please browse our Winter 2 Program Guide: Woodruff Family Y Winter 2 2023 Program Guide
Winter 2 Session runs February 27 – April 23, 2023
Registration Opens: Facility Member: Monday, February 6 / Program Participant: Monday, February 13
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.
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.
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, arts and technology (STEAM) 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.
As a leading nonprofit committed to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, supporting their social-emotional, cognitive and physical development. 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 Susie Marklinsky at 203.878.6501 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR REGISTRATION
Please take a look at our 2022 2023 SACC Brochure and Parent Handbook. Please fill out our 2022_2023 CCCY SACC Registration Packet Fillable and if necessary an Individual Care Plan_Medicine Authorization form.
2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR REGISTRATION
Learn more in our Woodruff Family Y 2023 2024 SACC Brochure and 2023 2024 SACC Parent Handbook.
Please fill out our 2023_2024 CCCY SACC Registration Packet and if necessary and Individual Care Plan_Medicine Authorization form.
Financial aid may be available, to apply please fill out the CCCY Financial Assistance Application_C4K Forms.
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