Discover Local History

AT GILLETTE CASTLE STATE PARK DATE: Monday, August 13, 2018 TIME: 12:30pm, meet in YMCA lobby to carpool to the park and castle. MEMBER COST: Free. No cost to sign up but there will be a $6 admission charge to tour the castle on site that day. Sign up at the front desk to reserve […]

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MAKE TUESDAY TRANSFORMATIONAL

Try the Y for FREE on Tuesday, July 17 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 […]

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Discover Local History

THE HENRY WHITFIELD STATE MUSEUM Travel back in history in nearby Guilford Since 1899, the Henry Whitfield Sate Museum has been owned and operated by the State of Connecticut. Restored by noted architects Norman Isham and J. Frederick Kelly in the early 1900s, the house is an important example of Colonial Revival restoration work. For over 115 years, […]

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On Course For A Cause

Soundview Family Y Golf Tournament Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the Madison Country Club 11am Lunch / 12pm Tee-off You can make a difference helping kids stay on course with every swing of your club. As a part of this year’s tournament, you give all kids the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can […]

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Integrate Cycling into Your Routine

The Soundview Family Y has a state-of-the-art Cycling Room with 16 Life Fitness Bikes. The Y is the shoreline bike stop for Coach by Color classes with 5 training zones! You can get the most from your indoor cycling workouts with Coach By Color! It’s an intensity guide, displayed in 5 colored zones, making it […]

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Climb to New Heights!

The Soundview Family Y boasts a 3 story high indoor playscape! This awesome room is used for child watch, after school programs, family time, birthday parties and is one of the highlights of our onsite summer camps.

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Basketball

Learn the skills of basketball from our experienced staff members. Kids will learn the technical skills while also learning the importance of teamwork.  Location: Basketball Courts Ages: 6 & up When: Saturdays 12:15- 1:00pm

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For Making Summer Memories

Keep busy and engaged this summer! The Y offers adventure, healthy fun and personal growth. Make Y friendships that can turn into memories that last a lifetime. Enjoy group exercise or learn to swim while you and your family build relationships in a welcoming environment. Check out our Summer Program Guide Summer Program Session: June 18 […]

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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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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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Bold & Gold Outdoor Leadership Development

BOLD & GOLD, which stands for Boys Outdoor Leadership Development & Girls Outdoor Leadership Development, takes campers ages 11-16 on week-long outdoor trips to develop their fullest leadership potential as positive, multicultural leaders in their communities. In small groups they explore the beauty of nature, face challenges, try new things, and most importantly, they are […]

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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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Personal Training

Inspire, Motivate, Maintain If you are 14, 80 or in between, and if your goal is to lose weight; gain strength; improve balance; flexibility and agility; rehabilitate a new or old injury; or just push yourself – a Y personal trainer can help you get there. Our certified personal trainers will help develop a personalized program […]

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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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Juggling and Circus Arts

Juggling is safe, fun, and can be learned at any age. With the  help of their instructor, Mystery Mike, participants will learn to juggle, spin plates, create balloon sculptures, and perform simple magic, all while stimulating their brains and improving their balance and coordination. Ages: 4 & up When:  Wednesday 4:15-5:00pm

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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:  4 and up

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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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Youth Tennis

Learn the basics of tennis while having fun! We use the rules and guidelines from USTA’s Quick Start program which helps teach the game of tennis while allowing all the participants to feel successful. Ages: 5 & up  

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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: Soundview YMCA 2018 Private Swim Lesson Registration Form and leave it with our Member Services Team at the front 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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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: $50 per day / Community: $90 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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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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