Try the Y Tuesday!

November 21 Full facility members can bring a friend to try the Y, free! Introduce your friends to your Y family. Try a group x class or enjoy the Wellness Center together. Guests must show a valid photo ID and register with Member Services – each friend can visit up to two times.

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No School, No Problem

Y Vacation Club Even though school is closed, the Hamden/North Haven YMCA is here for your child care needs. Each day we will travel to a fun destination. So plan now to drop your child off with our experienced staff for a fun-filled day of adventure! Please bring a nut-free lunch or money for lunch, […]

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Life Skills Save Lives

Become a certified Lifeguard If you’re 15 or older and looking for a great part time job or a challenging career, that’s in demand, the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Program is one of the best places to start. Lifeguarding lets you work as part of a team to help people safely enjoy the water. You […]

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Fall Fun for Everyone!

Annual Fall Festival Join the Hamden/North Haven YMCA staff as we take part in our annual Fall Festival! Everyone is invited, this is a community wide event so tell your neighbors, tell your family, tell anyone you want! When you step past the threshold of our summer camp located at 2705 Downes Road in Hamden, […]

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Stretch Yourself in More Ways Than One

It’s a fantastic fall at the Hamden/North Haven YMCA. We’re glad you’re a part of it! Plan to stretch yourself in more ways than one by participating in our wellness classes and swim lessons or register your child for Flag Football and a Y Night.  Our aquatics program which prepares all ages to stay safe […]

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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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Our App Helps You Stay On Track

Download 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 […]

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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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Balance & Flex Together

Move Yourself – Body & Mind Balance & Flex Together will grow you longer and stronger with an invigorating 60-minute mind-body workout.  It incorporates yoga and Pilates fundamentals with athletic training for balance, mobility, flexibility and the core. Emotive music drives the experience as you breathe and sweat through this full-body fitness journey. Getting Started […]

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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 […]

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Get F.I.T.

Free Introductory Training As a New Y Member, we would like you to achieve your wellness goals and get the most out of your Y investment.  Please sign up for F.I.T. (Free Introductory Training) Sessions so that we can help you get started. Session #1:  Let’s spend some time getting to know each other.  Session […]

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Strength Train Together

Lift. Press. Curl. Get Stronger and Power Up! Strength Train Together will blast all your muscles with a high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates and body weight, the workout combines squats, lunges, presses, and curls with functional integrated exercises.  Dynamic music and a motivating group atmosphere will get your heart rate […]

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STAY ACTIVE, BE HEALTHY, KEEP HAVING FUN

Silver Sneakers Loyalty Program We are glad that you are being active and having fun with friends here at the Y!  To help you stick with it – pick up a new Loyalty Card each month. Have it punched each day you come to the Y to get moving. At the end of the month […]

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Change Your Choices, Change Your Life

Join our HEALTHY LIFESTYLE PROGRAM for positive, healthy and lifelong change Join the YMCA Healthy Lifestyle program to adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthier, increasing physical activity, and weight loss. Program Benefits: Led by a trained lifestyle coach Small group setting Learn about healthy eating and physical activity Reduce body weight 16 […]

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Y Stands For Youth

Youth in our Branch Wellness Center Our Youth Wellness Orientation Bracelet Program is  designed for youth members ages 10-13 who would like to use our Wellness Center while their parent is in the room.  Youth will be given FREE trainings with one of our Wellness Coaches to learn about each aspect of the Wellness Center.  […]

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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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CONVENIENCE, FLEXIBILITY, SATISFACTION

Join the Hamden/North Haven 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 […]

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Adaptive Dance

Join us for dancing and fun each week!  This program is set in a small group environment focusing on the basics of dance.  This new and exciting program will highlight different types of dance and movement each week. When:  Thurs:  5:00-5:45pm Fees:  Member: $40  Community: $80  

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Floor Hockey

AGES 5-9 years old Our Coaches invite you to join their team for a game of floor hockey each week.  They will focus on skills building and teamwork during each class.  Whether you are a beginner or a pro, this is the place to go!  Registration is required. Fri:  5:15-6:00 pm Free for Members!   […]

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Flag Football Fun

Ages 5 – 8 years old Join us for Flag Football at the Y. Flag football will take place outside, weather permitting. Registration is required. Check out our Program Guide (stored on our Home page) for days and times Free for Members  

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Hip Hop

All Ages Our main focus is to bring a little dance education and lots of fun into the room.  Classes available for adults and children! You or your child will learn all of the basic Hip Hop moves and also be able to make up some of their own.  You will learn many new steps […]

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Take Aim with Archery

Ages 5+ years old Join our archery guru, each week for archery lessons at the Y!  Participants will build skills each week through various activities and games at the archery range.  Whether you are a beginner or a pro, this is the place to go! When:  Wednesdays 5:15 – 6:00 pm    

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Tee Ball

Ages  3-5 years old Learn the basics of tee ball with a trained Y Coach.  Each week, children will develop new skills while making friends in this fun-filled environment.  

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Basketball Blast-Off

Ages 3 – 6 years old Learn the basic skills of basketball from our experienced staff members.  Kids will learn how to dribble, shoot, and pass while learning the importance of teamwork. For class days and times please check out our current program guide located on our Home Page.

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Y Kickers

Learn the basics of soccer while having fun and practicing with friends! Each week will be dedicated to learning a different skill and each session will conclude with a game. Your child will have fun practicing old skills and learning new techniques with our instructors!  Weather permitting. Ages 3-5 years old with parents Saturday 9:00 – […]

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All Star Sports Sampler

Our instructors provide you with the perfect chance to give your preschooler experience in multiple sports throughout a six week session. Each sport (soccer, t-ball and basketball) will receive two weeks of focus while the kids engage in games and activities to get a taste for each sport and the skills they require. Fridays 5:15 […]

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Adult Swim Lessons

Ages: 13 and up Our adult swim lessons are for individuals 13 years of age and up. Class size is limited to ten and the structure of the class will be based on the level of swimmers in the class. The YMCA Adult Lesson plan offers an introduction to the water for those seeking to […]

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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: Contact the Y for more information. Registration form: CCC Y Private Swim Lesson Form

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Typhoon Swim Club

Ages:  5 – 18 years Over the past 3 years, Typhoon swimming has focused and continues to facilitate the development of over 65 swimmers in and out of the water.  As one of the leading swim teams in the area, our experienced coaching staff, with over 40 years of competitive swimming experience, strongly promote individual […]

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Water Fitness Classes

Ages: 18 and up We offer several fitness classes that take advantage of the unique properties of water. The workouts will include a warm up, aerobics, toning, stretching and cool down. Flotation devices such as noodles and barbells will be utilized to increase resistance. Come join the fun! Classes offered during the day and evenings.

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Birthday Parties

Ages: Parties for ages 5 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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School Age Child Care

Every school day the Hamden/North Haven Y provides a safe, healthy and enriching environment for the children of Hamden and North Haven in our state-licensed child care programs.  While children are in the care of our trained and certified staff at their elementary schools, you have peace of mind at work knowing that your child […]

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YMCA Fun Club

If Hamden public schools are closed, children enrolled in Before and After School programs may attend our full day Y Fun Club Program.  Fees are paid in advance only.  Parents provide transportation to the Y.  Children need to bring a lunch, snacks, and a drink.  If conditions warrant an early closing, we will notify parents […]

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Child Watch

Ages: 3 months – 10 years A safe and fun YMCA staff supervised area where parents with a Family Membership can leave their children to play and enjoy activities while they participate in programs on-site. Days & Times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Monday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Tuesday – Thursday […]

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Group Exercise Classes

Ages: 15 and up Over 20 group exercise classes are available each week that include: Zumba (Beginner & Advanced), Insanity, Yoga, Cardio & Sculpt, Walk & Run Clubs, and so much more!  Check out the group exercise schedule located on our schedules page for more information.

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Personal Training

Whether you are 15 or 75, an experienced or beginning exerciser, personal training can help you reach your health and fitness goals. Our NASM certified personal trainers will help develop an individualized program that is perfect for you and will support you with expert knowledge, coaching and motivation to help you look, feel and live […]

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Lap Swimming Etiquette

Swimmers are encouraged to contribute to an atmosphere of cooperation and courtesy. Always enter from the shallow end. A maximum of five swimmers are permitted in each lane during lap swimming. Please swim with others of similar speed. Lifeguards will move swimmers to the appropriate lane when necessary. Always let swimmers in your lane know […]

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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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