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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Catch on in a flash

AT OUR MONSTER MASH, A GRAVEYARD SMASH Dress up in your Halloween costume and join us for a Zumba Kids Halloween Bash and Dance Party! Date: October 30, 2017 4:15-5:00pm Ages: 5-12 FREE for members  

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Is Your Back Out of Whack?

A talk presented by PHYSICAL THERAPY AND SPORTS MEDICINE CENTERS Are you experiencing neck, shoulder or back pain? Please join Glen Gitterman, PT, DPT, CSCS,  physical therapist from the Branford office of Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Centers to learn strategies to deal with these and other body and joint pain issues. Joint pain can range […]

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SCARE UP SOME FUN AND GET WET

FIRST ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL Join Us! Activities Include:  Pumpkin Plunge: Go for a swim and pick out your own pumpkin to decorate!  Check the schedule below to see when your age group can pick their pumpkin!  Carnival Activities: Games such as Plinko, Bean Bag Toss, Ring Toss, and more!  Movie:  We will be showing Hocus Pocus, so bring […]

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Stretch Yourself in More Ways Than One

It’s a fantastic fall at the Soundview Family YMCA! We’re glad you’re a part of it! Plan to stretch yourself in more ways than one by participating in one of our new wellness classes or register the kids for our Basketball Clinic or a swim lesson! Check out all our Programs in our Program Guide. Fall […]

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Holiday Cooking

CELEBRATING WITH HEALTHY FOOD & SAFE FOOD PREPARATION Presented by the East Shore District Health Department We all celebrate with food. Find out how we can stay healthy and safe from food-borne illness during the holidays. Come join our discussion and learn about: Healthy alternatives and substitutes Tips on prepping food for parties and celebrations […]

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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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Live Your Life, Free of Falls

Presented by VNA COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE Join the VNA Community Healthcare staff as we talk about Falls and Reducing the Risks of Falling in your home and in your community. Join us and learn: How to prevent falls The building blocks of falling down Balance Exercise demonstrations Personalized balance assessments Individulaized screenings by our fall prevention team […]

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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. 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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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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Convenient for You, Fun for Them

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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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 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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FIZZ BUBBLE GOO

Ever make gooey slime or your own bubbles?  Come perform fun science experiments from explosions of volcanoes to making your own ice cream and so much more! Through projects and experiments, participants will learn that science is fun!  Instructor: Laura  Location: Program Room Ages: 7-12

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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 BASIC ACRO

Bring your ballet slippers and get ready to move your feet! Learn the basics of ballet,  acro, and an understanding of the art of dance.  A recital will be held at the end of each session to show off what participants have learned. Location: Multipurpose Room Instructor: Lisa Ages:  3-5 years old When:  Saturday 1:30-2:15pm […]

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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

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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