SWIM.BIKE.RUN.

THE ROOKIE TRI IS BACK! TRAINING BEGINS MONDAY April 30 Ready to train for your first tri or just to get in shape for the tri season? Then our Rookie Tri Training is for you! Train with a great group of people and instructors who will become your new best friends and training partners. Also, you can […]

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New Group X Class!

DEFEND TOGETHER This is a gripping hour that burns a ton of calories and builds total body strength. Tap into the newest mixed martial arts movements done at a rapid-fire pace to smash your cardio fitness.  This workout combines cutting-edge moves with thrilling music. It’s easy to get started, here’s how: Defend Together Getting Started Information […]

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Help Keep Your Kids Safe

During May, we will be offering Safety Around Water, a free program designed to engage and educate families about the importance of water safety skills. Through the Safety Around Water program, parents and caregivers will be encouraged to help their children learn fundamental water safety and swimming skills.  During the course, child will learn how […]

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Women’s Wellness Weekend

Bring Friends, Make Friends, Let’s Be Friends Women’s Wellness Weekend at Camp Hi-Rock Join us the weekend of June 1-3 for activities such as dance, yoga, low & high ropes, massages, creative crafts, waterfront activities and of course, delicious, healthy food! Since 2007, YMCA Camp Hi-Rock has been hosting a weekend just for women and […]

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Find the Shoe that Fits

Presented in conjunction with soundRUNNER of bRANFORD Come join the professionals from soundRUNNER of Branford to help you determine “if the shoe fits”. Come and join the discussion on how footwear plays an important role in creating a positive footwear experience. About the differences incorporated in footwear and sneakers and how to decide what is the […]

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Protect Yourself

FROM LYME DISEASE, WEST NILE VIRUS AND NEW AND EMERGING OUTDOOR HAZARDS Presented by the EAST SHORE DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT Come Join the East Shore District Health Department as we talk about Lyme Disease, West Nile Virus and other harmful things you can contract outside in the warmer weather. We will discuss what health risks are out there and […]

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Walking for Wellness

Presented by the EAST SHORE DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT & the SOUNDVIEW FAMILY YMCA Walking is one of the simplest ways to get active and stay active. With each step you take, you travel further down the path to a healthier lifestyle. Research has shown that walking can have a significant impact on your health by lowering your […]

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Learn How To Play Pickleball

HAVE FUN WHILE LEARNING A NEW GAME! Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports for the senior community. Learn technique and strategy and come learn how to play with Judy Sullivan in a 2 week program (program meets twice a week). Plan ahead and learn how to play! Dates: May 15, 17, 22 and 24, […]

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Spring Programs Focus on Safety Around Water

The Y – for teaching Safety Around Water. The Y, nurtures the potential and unites communities to create lasting and meaningful change. Everything the Y does is in service of building a better us. One of the ways, we accomplish this is by teaching youth, teens and adults to swim and be safe around the […]

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Healthy Kids Day – Saturday April 21 – 10am-1pm

Join us to Awaken Summer Imagination Are the kids in your life already dreaming of summer? When kids are inspired, they can do anything. Let’s awaken their imagination so they can explore new activities and healthy habits. Join us! Kick off Summer on Healthy Kids Day! Saturday, April 21 10am-1pm This event is FREE and open to […]

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DISCOVER HARTFORD’S BEST KEPT SECRET

ELIZABETH PARK CONSERVANCY Elizabeth Park is on the national register of historic places and offers just over one hundred acres of formal gardens, green space, recreational facilities, walking loops, and the Pond House Café. Come enjoy the beauty of the gardens and grounds. Admission to the park is free. Bring your camera! We will then […]

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Learn about the Importance of Sleep

Presented by  the East Shore District Health Department What is our greatest asset? Our Health! Sleep is a vital indicator of overall health and well-being. We spend up to one-third of our lives asleep. Most of us know that getting a good night’s sleep is important, but too few of us actually make those eight […]

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Let’s Get Stronger Together

WOMEN ON WEIGHTS Learning how to lift weights properly will not only make you feel and look good, it will make everyday life easier! Learn 8 lifts in 8 weeks. Learn Proper techniques and how to apply the lifts in group exercise classes or in your own workouts! WHEN: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-7:30am or Mondays and Wednesdays […]

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The Best Summer Ever!

Summer Day Camp Summer is an ideal time for children to get out and explore.  A chance to enjoy recreational and educational activities that help them learn, grow and thrive. Do you remember your best summer ever? Was your best summer a combination of exploration, activity, education, friends and fun? For families looking to keep their […]

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Active Together

Stronger Body, Stronger Self Active Together gives you all the training you need – cardio, strength, balance and flexibility – in just one hour. Get stronger and healthier with inspiring music, adjustable dumbbells, weight plates, body weight and simple athletic movements. Getting Started Details. The Class You Pick, The Experience You Remember! Try Active Together! Class days […]

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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. YMCA Camp Hi-Rock is a sleepaway camp located in Western Massachusetts. We are nestled among 1,000 acres in the Berkshire Mountains, surrounded by conservation forest, and centered around our pristine, private, ninety-acre lake. This gives us the ideal backdrop for the wide variety of […]

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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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Engaging Beyond the School Day

School Age Child Care After School Program Experience the Y after school.  You can relax knowing that with us, your kids are getting their daily dose of fun, homework assistance, character development, cultural enrichment and fitness at the Y, and at a price every family can enjoy. When:  Monday – Friday until 6:30 pm.  Transportation […]

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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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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 Soundview Family 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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ZUMBA® KIDS

The Zumba® Kids program is the ultimate dance-fitness party for young Zumba fans, where they can play it loud and rock with friends to their own rules! This program features age-appropriate music and moves that get kids movin’ to the beat. It’s all about feeling fearless on the dance floor, reinforcing the idea that it’s okay […]

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ZUMBA® KIDS JR.

Zumba® Kids Jr. classes are a dance ‘n’ play party for lil’ feet where pint-sized party animals get silly, dream big and begin their journey to a healthy future. This program is where 4 to 6 year-olds just let loose and be themselves – little bundles of natural energy that are endlessly curious about new sounds […]

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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 mastering old skills and learning new ones. Every participant will get a Y ball! Ages:  3-5

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BEGINNER BALLET AND DANCE FUSION

Bring your ballet slippers and get ready to move your feet! Learn the basics of ballet, as well as a fusion of other styles, and an understanding of the art of dance.  Location: Multipurpose Room Instructor: April Ages:  3-5 years old When:  Wednesday 4:15-5:00pm Fees:  Member: $51   Community Member: $100

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Lifeguard Certification

Ages: 15 and up Here’s your chance to build your résumé and show the world what you can do. Prepare for college and a career by developing leadership and communication skills, be a hero by learning lifesaving skills such as first aid, CPR, and Oxygen Administration, and have fun while earning money at a job you’ll love! […]

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Swim for Camaraderie and Competition

Join the Soundview YMCA Stingrays Swim Team The Branford Stingrays were organized in 1972 and began their collaboration with the Y in 2010.  Our team offers a stimulating, enjoyable program that stresses stroke technique, starts, turns and basic training.  Offering a stimulating, enjoyable program that stresses stroke technique, starts, turns and basic training, we measure […]

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DISCIPLINE, DEDICATION, SELF-CONFIDENCE

Martial Arts A fun way to develop respect for yourself and for others. Traditional teaching methods of martial arts will help to increase flexibility, control weight, and enhance fitness.  This class explores fundamentals of Judo and self-defense basics. Exercise your mind and body.

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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: You may register by filling out a Private Lesson Request Form: 2017 Private Swim Lesson Form and leave it with our Member Services Team at the front desk. Cost: Members: 1 Lesson […]

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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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Y Vacation Club

No School, No Worries Have your child join us for swimming, games, crafts and other fun activities on their days off from school. Cost:  Members: $52 per day / Community: $104 per day For more information, please contact the Y P 203 481 9622

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Child Watch

Ages: 3 months – 9 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 are shared on our Home page. Cost: Free with Family Membership

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Group Exercise Classes

Ages: 15 and up Over 60 group exercise classes are available each week! Check out the monthly exercise schedule for more information. Some popular classes include: BODYPUMP™, Ab/stretch, Insanity, Body Sculpt, ZUMBA®, Boot Camp, Cycle, Rep Reebok, Cardio Mix, Indoor Cycling, Yoga, and Pilates. Days & Times: View our group exercise schedules Cost: Members: FREE

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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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