MAKE TUESDAY TRANSFORMATIONAL

Try the Y for FREE on Tuesday, June 19 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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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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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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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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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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Something New, Just for You

INDOOR CYCLING An Instructor led class takes place on an ultra smooth stationary bike.  The combination of music, motivation and your fellow riders makes this class unique. Join us for an invigorating cardio workout. Check the Schedules page of our web site for class time.  

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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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Family Fun Nights

Family Fun Nights are a great way to spend an evening with your family. Activities may include arts & crafts, movie nights, scavenger hunts, open family swim, games and more! Come join us for tons of family fun!  Pre-registration is required.  Dates subject to change.  Please confirm date when registering. Ages:  All ages welcome. When: One Friday […]

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Parent’s Night Out

Children will enjoy a night of games, music, crafts, swimming and more. We offer 3 hours of supervised fun and activities along with a snack while parents have an evening out on the town. Ages:  4-12 years Days & Times:  A Friday each Month from 6:00pm – 9:00pm  Please check our Program Guide for specific […]

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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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CELEBRATION PARTIES

Enjoy your child’s birthday party and other celebrations with the Valley YMCA’s 6-lane, 25 yard pool or 6-hoop basketball court.  Please call in advance to schedule a date.  Full payment must be made to confirm the celebration date. For information or to schedule a celebration party, please contact: Welcome Center at P 203 736 9622 […]

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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 Valley 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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Fun Fitness!

SELF-DEFENSE and MARTIAL ARTS Benefits of Martial Arts Training are numerous: Focus Confidence Discipline Coordination Flexibility Self-Control Respect Fun! With the main focus being each student’s individual progress. Professional and Experienced Instructors: Gilberto Acevedo 5-6 years:     Fridays 6:00pm – 6:35pm 7-13 years:   Fridays 6:45pm – 7:30pm 14-17 years: Wednesdays 6:00pm – 6:45pm 18 & Over:    […]

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Child Watch

Members can now take advantage of our facility while your children enjoy activities in our supervised Child Watch room.  This service is available to full facility members at no additional cost. Ages:  6 months – 12 years old. Hours:  Monday – Thursday 5:15pm-8:45pm

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Full Day Child Care

Ages: 8 weeks – 5 years Child care programs help youngsters gain self-confidence and social skills while developing positive attitudes about school and learning. Our programs are NAEYC accredited and state-licensed allowing parents to go to work with peace of mind knowing that their children are being cared for in a safe, structured and fun […]

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Adult Swim Lessons

Ages: 12 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 learn […]

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Sprinters Swim Team

Ages:  5 – 18 years The Sprinters Swim team is open to all boys and girls interested in individual and team competition. Everyone participates and acquires a sense of achievement. The Valley YMCA competes in the Yankee Cluster Swimming League. Individuals will be placed into practice groups according to their ability with the potential to […]

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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. Come join the fun! Classes offered during the day and evenings.

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Lifeguard Certifications

Classes are taught by American Red Cross Instructors. First Time certifications and re-certifications are available for Lifeguarding and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Lifeguarding candidates must be 15 years and older, be able to swim 550 yards non-stop, and must be able to tread water for 3 minutes. Contact Ian Gatavaski at igatavaski@cccymca.org for more information.

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Celebration Parties

Enjoy your child’s birthday party and other celebrations with the Valley Y’s 6-lane, 25 yard pool or 6 hoop basketball court.  Please call in advance to schedule a date.  Full payment must be made to confirm the celebration date. On Saturdays and Sundays, our pool or gym can be rented for one hour between the […]

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Before School / After School

Engaging Beyond the School Day The Valley YMCA understands that kids need a safe, enjoyable place to go before and after school.  Our Before School and After School Child Care programs keep kids busy while having fun.  Whether your child is interested in arts and crafts or sports and games, our staff is trained to […]

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Y Vacation Club

No School, No Worries Enjoy your days off from school at our Y Vacation Club! The Y Vacation is a great place for children ages 5-12 to have fun during day-long or week-long school breaks. Children enjoy swimming, swim lessons, crafts and games in our State-licensed program. Where:  Valley Y, 12 State Street, Ansonia Time: […]

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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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SilverSneakers®

SilverSneakers® Muscular Strength & Range of Movement Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, a SilverSneakers® ball are offered for resistance, and chair is used for seated and/or standing support. SilverSneakers® […]

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Members-in-Residence

The Valley Y offers single men, 18 years and older, safe, clean, affordable housing in a comfortable environment.  While many of our residents may not have any other support networks, the Y’s Members-in-Residence program gives individuals a sense of community, hope and a place to belong. Fees are paid weekly. Income verification, background check, and […]

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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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