Try the Y Tuesday!

December 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 to two times.

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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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For Reaching New Goals

Program Guide for Winter 1 Session At the Y, good habits become enjoyable routines and workout friends become…just friends. And in the meantime, communities become healthier and stronger. Here, children learn what they can achieve, families spend more quality time together, and we all build relationships that deepen our sense of understanding. For more than […]

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Always Welcome In Every Community

Nationwide Membership: At the Y, we are for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We are dedicated to ensuring our facilities, programs and services are open and welcoming to all.  As part of this effort, we are proud to offer our members access to YMCA facilities across the United States that participate in Nationwide […]

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REFINE YOUR STROKE

Competitive Stroke Clinic For the more advanced swimmer to work on proper body positioning, breathing technique, starts, turns and specific skills for each of the 4 competitive strokes. Must be able to complete one full 25 yard swim of each stroke. Tuesday December 19 Freestyle Wednesday December 20  Backstroke Thursday December 21 Breaststroke Friday December 22  Butterfly […]

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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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Finish The Year Fit

10 Week Healthy Lifestyle Course Starting Oct 30 Are you dreading the holidays in fear of going backwards or losing all of the hard work you’ve accomplished this year? Then this program is for you! Join the 10 Week Healthy Lifestyle course starting on Oct 30! Each week we will meet for a classroom based […]

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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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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 Woodruff 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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Aqua Zumba

Splash your way into shape with an invigorating low-impact aquatic exercise.  Known as the Zumba® “pool party,” the Aqua Zumba program gives new meaning to the idea of a refreshing workout.  Integrating the Zumba philosophy with traditional aquatic fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba® blends it all together into a workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of […]

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Y Fun Club

When schools are closed for the entire day, due to inclement weather, children enrolled in Before and After School programs may attend our full day Y Fun Club.  Parents provide transportation to the Y.  Children need to bring a lunch, a bathing suit and towel, plus appropriate clothes to play outdoors (snow clothes, extra pants,  […]

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ARTIST WORKSHOP (AGES 5-12)

An instructed creative art class focusing on the exploration of different media and techniques.  Open to all skill levels. Saturday   9:00-10:00am (AGES 5-12) Saturday 10:00-11:00am (AGES 5-12) Fees:  Members:  FREE / Non-Member:  $92

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FIZZ, BUBBLE, GOO (AGES 5-12)

Have you ever wondered what happens when you put Mentos in  a bottle of Diet Coke? Come create cool science experiments with everyday materials that will explode, ooze and goo. Not only will the child perform wacky science experiments, they will learn the basics of the scientific method. Tuesdays 4:00-4:45pm (AGES 8-12) Wednesday 4:00-4:45  (AGES […]

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Stay Active Be Healthy Keep Having Fun

Silver Sneaker and Silver and Fit Members:  We are glad that you are being active and having fun with friends here at the Y!  To help you stick with it we are offering a new program. Pick up a new Loyalty Card each month. Have it punch each day you come to the Y to […]

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New Beginnings Start Here!

New Beginnings Program A supportive environment to promote friendship and group exercise For many the thought of starting a group exercise program is intimidating. The Woodruff Family Y has a program called New Beginnings to encourage individuals to make new friends, become part of a group, and learn to incorporate exercise into their lifestyle. 101 […]

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Your Goals Are Important to Us!

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 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 […]

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Kardio Kickboxing

Powerful kickbox and martial arts type movements put together for the ultimate calorie burning class. Check out the schedules page of our web site for class days and times.

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TRX Boot Camp

Boot camp will promise an intense workout that incorporates body weight strength training using the TRX Suspension Training, kettle bells and weights.  Paired with short bursts of high intensity cardio that will strengthen and tone all major muscle groups.

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Adapted Aquatics – Special Needs Swimming Lessons

Student to instructor ratio is 1:1 This program is open to all individuals with cognitive and/ or physical disabilities and is designed to provide a positive recreational and educational experience for participants.  Existing YMCA Swim Lesson Programs will be adapted to meet the individual needs.  This Program is for all levels of swimmers.  An adult […]

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Adult Swim Lessons

Teen/ Adult Aquatics Ages: 13+ years Student to instructor ratio is 8:1 Teen/ Adult Beginner: This class is for teens and adults who have not had swimming lessons before or who are not comfortable in the water.  Basic swimming skills and personal water safety skills are taught. Teen/ Adult Intermediate: This class is for teens […]

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Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Ages: 3 and up One-on-one swim lessons with a trained swim instructor are available for Y Family Facility Members. Each 30-minute session is scheduled between the instructor and the participant. Registration: Private Swim Lesson Registration Form

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Aquatic Physical Therapy

Our Aquatic Center is host to three local Physical Therapy groups who use our facility four days a week. Contact the Y for more information.

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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 can be provided for an extra fee […]

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Preschool – Early Learning

Our program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and is State Licensed. Our Early Learning Center has been successfully operating for 30 plus years and is located in a brand new section of our facility. We will prepare your 3 or 4 year old for kindergarten in a caring […]

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Fun Delivered Fresh – Daily

Before and After School Child Care Our before and after school program encourages children to try new things, build confidence, make new friends and smile every day.  Homework help is offered as well as healthy snacks, group games, activity choice time, reading time, swim at the YMCA, arts and crafts, and much more. Before and […]

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Middle School and High School After School Program

Ages: Grades 6-12 The focus of the program is to give youth a safe place to be between 2:30PM and 6:00PM where they can do their homework, participate in sports, crafts, teamwork activities, and community service.  The activity schedule will vary due to the fact that the youth are involved in planning their program activities.  […]

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Inclusive After School for High School

The focus of the program is to give youth an opportunity to grow socially, reinforce healthy living skills with sports, swimming, fitness, recreation opportunities, job skills training and shadowing. The program runs between 2:00PM and 6:00PM. Participants will also have time for homework.  Activities are subject to change based on the abilities and interests of […]

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Inclusive After School Program

Most of our after school programs are inclusive based.  To best prepare your child for the program, please contact the Youth Department at ext. 3116 to arrange a meeting.

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Y Vacation Club

Ages: Pre-K – School Age Enjoy your days off from school at our Y Vacation Club! New this year, we are offering Y Vacation Club to preschoolers, too! Cost: Members: $50 per day Community: $75 per day

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Child Watch

Ages: 6 weeks – 11 years A safe and fun YMCA staff supervised area where parents with an Adult, Single Parent or Family Membership can leave their children to play and enjoy activities while they participate in programs on-site. Days & Times: Are shared on our Branch Home page Cost:  Free with Family Membership

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The Council

Ages: Boys, 9-14 Boys can stand strong, stand up for their beliefs without fear, prevent violence, harassment, or abuse, and stand in united solidarity.  The Council encourages understanding, critical thinking skills, pride, unity, and a positive regard for diversity as boys grow toward young manhood. This is a facilitated support group. Day & Time: Wednesday […]

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Girls Circle

Ages: Girls, 9 – 13 Girls are strong, courageous, and confident. Girls Circle gives girls a safe, caring environment, and encourages self-confidence, authenticity in relationships, and judgment skills. This is a facilitated support group. Day & Time: Tuesday 5:00-6:00PM Cost: Member: Free Non-Member: $80

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Youth & Government

Ages:  High School Students Delegations are held at Foran High School and Lauralton Hall.  Participants take on government roles and participate in writing, debating, lobbying and passing laws.  Program concludes with the annual state conference in Hartford.  (Delegations and participants will be required to pay for their own trip.)  Contact the Youth Department at ext. […]

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Youth Commission/Leaders Club

A joint venture between the YMCA and the Milford Mayor’s Office. Teens participate in leadership and community activities.  The Commission begins September 17. Day & Time: Tuesday 6:30-7:30PM Cost: Free to the youth in the community

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Inclusion Peer Mentors

Ages: 8 and older Peer mentors are available for program participants ages 8 and older for our programs.  Please contact the Youth Director to arrange for a Mentor.

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Group Exercise Classes

Ages: 14 and up Over 40 group exercise classes are available each week! Check out the monthly exercise schedule for more information. Days & Times: View our group exercise schedules Cost: FREE for Y Facility Members

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Indoor Cycling

An instructor-led class takes place on an ultra-smooth stationary bike.  You are taken on a mental and physical journey that urges you on to new levels of strength and endurance.  The combination of music, motivation and your fellow riders makes this class unique and results oriented.  A water bottle and towel are strongly recommended.

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Youth/Parent Cardio Orientation

This is a program for 10 and 11 year olds that consists of one 1-hour appointment with a Fit Trainer. They will teach the youth how to safely and effectively use the cardiovascular equipment and body weight/core training. Upon completion the youth will be able to use the cardio equipment when accompanied by an adult. […]

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Youth/Parent Fitness Orientation

Orientations designed for youth 12 and 13 years old with a parent/guardian. A Fit Trainer will instruct participants on how to safely and effectively use the Cardio & specified strength equipment. Upon completion of the four sessions, the youth will be allowed to use the fitness center when accompanied by the adult.

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Silver Sneakers®

The Woodruff Family YMCA is pleased to offer the SilverSneakers® Fitness Program. SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults and is available at no additional cost (beyond any monthly premium) to eligible Medicare health plan and group retiree members.  Eligible members have a complimentary membership to the Woodruff Family YMCA. […]

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Family Time Themed Events

Enjoy family time at the Y! Every month look for our themed evening events that offers Families time to play together, get together and live healthy. A light meal will be served. Registration: Pre-registration required. Cost: Free for Family Facility members.

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Parents Night Out

Ages: K – 5th grade This program is fun for both kids and parents!  Kids in Kindergarten through 5th grade enjoy games, arts and crafts, swimming, pizza, ice cream, and more while parents have a chance to go out or just enjoy a relaxing night at home. Days & Times: 6:00 – 8:45 pm Cost: 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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