Join the Y!

Make Connections. Make A Difference. When you join the Y, you’ll find a place to do what you love while finding togetherness. Join today and discover programs and activities that do more than promote better health – they strengthen the bonds of community. By joining the Y, you join our cause to make the community […]

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Harvest Healthy Living

Earn points by doing cardio exercises, strength training, participating in Group X Classes, updating your contact information with Member Services, using the CCCY Mobile App, bringing a guest or having a Personal Training Evaluation. Register at Member Services or with a Wellness Team Member. GOAL: 25 Points EARN: 1 Point –   Cardio Exercises for 30 Minutes 1 Point –   Strength Training Exercises for […]

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Learn to Paint at the Y

YMCA art classes encourage self-expression and critical thinking while developing your child’s imagination and building their self-esteem.  Exposure to the arts creates a better understanding of the various cultures and backgrounds that make up our community and helps foster uplifting relationships. AGES:  6 –10 WHEN: Fridays, September 28 to October 26 (5 Weeks) 6:30 pm-7:15 pm REGISTER: Online […]

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Compete In The Fast Lane

BSY Torpedo Swim Team 2018-19 Short Course season:  9/17-3/24 BSY Torpedo Training groups: 8 and Under (6 – 8 Year Olds) – Introduces our youngest Torpedoes to the 4 competitive strokes (backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke and freestyle), starts, turns and most importantly ENJOYMENT through swimming. Swimmers are also introduced to competition through USA Swimming and YMCA Swimming with […]

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No School, No Worries

September 10 and 19 Even though schools are closed, the Stratford YMCA is here for your child care needs. Drop your child off with our experienced staff for a fun-filled day of games, activities, arts & crafts, swimming, and more! Please bring a nut-free lunch, a bathing suit, and a towel. We are not responsible […]

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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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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. Time to get to know each other. Your dedicated F.I.T. Coach is […]

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Plan, Prepare, Eat Clean

Wellness Workshop: Clean Eating 101 Fueling your body with the right foods is just as important as your workouts! Be a part of our Wellness Workshop series and learn more about clean eating, prepping healthy meals to get you through a busy week, how to eat right for your level of exercise, and share healthy […]

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MAKE TUESDAY TRANSFORMATIONAL

Try the Y for FREE on Tuesday, September 18 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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Teaching Healthy Habits

Adults connect with one another through exercise classes and group activities. Kids flock to Y sites before and after school to do homework and have fun. Working parents depend on our early learning centers to provide a safe, nurturing environment. Everyone looks forward to adventures in our aquatic programs. And families come to the Y […]

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Defend Together

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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Cycle Together

CYCLE TOGETHER Cycle Together is a huge calorie burner. It’s a 60-minute cycling experience brought indoors. Chase the pack, spin the flats, climb mountains and sprint to the finish. Feel the thrill of energetic music and group dynamics as you get all the benefits of interval training. Go to our Schedules page to learn which Y’s will offer […]

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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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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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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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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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School Age Before/After School Program

Engage Beyond the School Day!  Register now for the School Year! You can relax knowing that with us, your kids are getting their daily dose of fun, homework assistance, character development, cultural enrichment and fitness with the Y.  We offer Comprehensive State Certified After School Program for youth in Kindergarten through 6th grade. The YMCA […]

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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 Stratford 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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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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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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Zumba® Kids

The Zumba® Kids program is the ultimate dance-fitness party for kids where they can play it loud and rock with friends! 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 to just be yourself and […]

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Open Swim

Families can enjoy Open Swim at the Y.  For specific times, please refer to our schedule.

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Adult Swim Lessons

Ages: 13 and up Our adult swim lessons are for individuals 13 years of age and up. The YMCA Adult Lesson plan offers an introduction to the water for those seeking to learn how to swim. The goal of these lessons is to make the adults competent, confident, and successful swimmers.

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SilverSneakers® Splash®

Activate your urge for variety! Splash offers fun, shallow-water movement to improve agility and flexibility while addressing cardiovascular, strength and endurance conditioning. No swimming ability is required and a SilverSneakers kickboard or other aquatic equipment is used to improve strength, balance and coordination.  

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Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Ages: 3 and up One-on-one swim or two-on-one lessons with a trained swim instructor. Each 30-minute session is scheduled between the instructor and the participant. Registration: Members may register by filling out our Registration Form at the member service desk. CCC YMCA Private Swim Lesson Registration Form Stratford

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Pool Volleyball

Join the Stratford YMCA Water Volleyball Group. Come in and fulfill your weekly need for fun and exercise. Day & Time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Cost: Facility Members: Free Community Members: $20.00/8 week session

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Aqua Maids

Ages: 18 and up The Stratford YMCA’s synchronized swimming club invites other Y swimmers to learn the sport of synchronized swimming. It is a great combination of sport and art. Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Benefits include: physical fitness, creative swimming, and a welcoming group atmosphere. Day & Time: Monday, 8:00 […]

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Under Water Hockey

If you are comfortable in the water and want to join a fun group, this is the group for you! All equipment is provided…just bring your bathing suit and towel. For more information, please contact James Saulnier P 203-426-8824 or E js@alumni.cmu.edu.

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Birthday Parties

CELEBRATE YOUR CHILD WITH THE Y Birthday Party Packages at the Stratford Y For all of our birthday parties, a party host will be provided to help parents set up and clean up from the party, as well as $5 gift certificates to the Y for party-goers… consider the goody bags handled!  Parties are two hours and […]

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NAEYC Accredited Preschool Program

Learn Grow Thrive Ages: 3-4 years Our preschool program uses the CT Preschool Curriculum and Assessment Framework.  Our preschool provides a wide variety of opportunities for each child to explore and learn in a safe and nurturing environment designed to meet each child’s individual need. Activities include: Center based learning Indoor/outdoor movement Arts and crafts […]

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Y Vacation Club

No School, No Worries Ages: 5-12 years Enjoy your days off from school at our Y Vacation Club!  Children should bring a peanut free lunch and appropriate clothing, including a bathing suit and towel. Time: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm  

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Group Exercise Classes

Ages: 15 and up Over 20 group exercise classes are available 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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Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness

SilverSneakers is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events. Unlock the door to greater independence and a healthier life with SilverSneakers. Health plans around the country offer our award-winning program to people who are eligible for Medicare or to group retirees. SilverSneakers provides a […]

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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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