Strong Swimmers = Confident Kids

The YMCA has a long history of teaching swim lessons. In fact, the Y is credited for being the first to develop a group swim instruction program in 1909. We have come a long way since that first group lesson, and we’re excited to present the latest swim lesson upgrades to you and your family. […]

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Sleepaway Camp

Hi-Rock is THE sleepaway camp for the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA. That means it’s your sleepaway camp. Summer camp can change a child’s life. For more than sixty years, YMCA Camp Hi-Rock has provided an enchanting mountaintop environment where campers build positive memories that sustain them for a lifetime and have experiences that leave an […]

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Reframing Goals Can Lead to Success

As a community-serving organization, we see how things such as getting involved in with the community and making lifestyle changes can change someone’s life for the better. Here are five recommends: Swap a Soda a Day: It may be difficult, but cutting soda can do wonders for your body. If you can’t cut it entirely, […]

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Keeping Kids’ Minds and Bodies Active

The Y offers the following tips to help families develop healthy habits: High Five the Fruits and Veggies – Make sure kids get at least five servings a day, the minimum number nutritionists recommend to maintain healthy childhood development. And to keep kids’ taste buds evolving, have everyone in the family try at least one […]

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Learn Together, Play Together

Bridgeport Y School Readiness Programs Serving Bridgeport children ages 3 & 4 years At the Bridgeport Y, kids try new things, build their confidence, make new friends and smile every day.  Affordable tuition.  Care 4 Kids accepted. Openings Available. Enroll your child today! YMCA Kolbe Education Center, 401 Kossuth Street, Bridgeport, CT 06608 P 203 332 6447 […]

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Convenience, Flexibility, Satisfaction

Join the Bridgeport YMCA Monthly Donor Club Enroll online and you can choose to have your monthly gift charged to your credit card. You’ll receive convenient monthly or annual receipts by email. Or enroll by mail and set up a monthly gift from your checking account. Simply send a cancelled check or credit card information […]

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BSY Swim Team

Ages: 5 – 18 years (participation depends on ability level) A collaborative effort between the Bridgeport and Stratford Ys, our team offers a stimulating, enjoyable program that stresses stroke technique, endurance, sportsmanship, goal-setting and leadership.  We strive to do all this in an environment that embraces the YMCA’s philosophy of building spirit, mind and body […]

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It’s Time to Party!

Dance, Sweat, Dance Join us for Zumba® Fitness  –  When participants see a Zumba class in action, they can’t wait to give it a try. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before participants know it, they’re getting fit and their energy levels are soaring! There’s no other fitness class like […]

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Youth Sports

Through our youth sports programs young people have the opportunity to be in a safe environment, gaining social maturation and leadership abilities, while engaging in fun recreational activities. From wrestling to our basketball league, youth are encouraged to learn and lead healthy lifestyles, commit to goals and team settings and approach challenges optimistically.

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Special Needs Classes

Ages:  All We provide classes of all kinds for children with disabilities.  Classes are tailored around the individual or group’s needs. Instructors will lead the class in water adjustment, water safety and stroke development.  Contact the Aquatics Department  for more details.

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Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Ages: 3 and up One-on-one swim lessons with a trained swim instructor.  Each 30-minute session is scheduled between the instructor and the participant. Registration: You may register by filling out a Private Lesson Request Form at the member service desk.

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Birthday Parties

Ages: Parties for ages 2 and older Our specialty parties are designed to make your child’s party the BEST EVER! We offer party packages to fit everyone’s needs. Our parties provide you with an hour of a specialty activity and an hour in our party room. A host is provided to help make your party […]

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Child Care

Ages: 8 weeks – 5 years Child care programs help youngsters gain self-confidence and social skills while developing positive attitudes about school and learning.  Our programs are NAEYC accredited and allow parents to go to work with peace of mind knowing that their children are being cared for in a safe, structured and fun environment.  […]

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After School Program

Ages: K-8th grade What are your kids doing after school?  At YMCA School Age Child Care program kids build self-esteem, values and leadership skills.  You’ll know they are growing and exploring their potential; they’ll think they are just having fun!  Our After School Program provides a safe environment where kids can focus on developing confidence […]

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Y Vacation Club

Enjoy your days off from school at our Y Vacation Club! Cost: Members: $20 per day Community: $25 per day

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Group Exercise Classes

Ages: 15 and up We offer fun and challenging group exercise classes each week! Check out the monthly exercise schedule for more information. Days & Times: View our group exercise schedules Cost: Members: FREE

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Pool Usage Guidelines

Our lifeguards are on the pool deck to ensure your safety and have the authority to restrict any behavior deemed unsafe.  Y members and guests must follow all safety guidelines or may be asked to leave the pool area. State Health Codes require all persons to shower with warm water and soap before entering pool. Wear appropriate […]

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