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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Lead a Healthy Active Life

SENIOR WELLNESS FAIR Wednesday, September 19 Join us for a morning of fun activities highlighting the importance of regular physical activity to maintain a healthy spirit, mind and body. This event will offer free, nutrition education, senior resource vendors, Pickleball Demo, Silver Sneakers info and much more! Free for everyone! Please invite a friend! Time:  10am – 1pm

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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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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 center 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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Allstar Soccer Clinic

In this clinic, athletes will learn the basics of game play, improve skills and have fun. Participants should supply their own cleats and shin guards. We will supply the ball. Ages: 6-9 Class day, time and fees are provided in our Program Guide. The Guide is displayed on the Home Page of our web site.

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Archery

Ready, Aim, Fire! Learn the proper technique for shooting a bow and arrow, as well as, basic bow maintenance. Equipment provided. Ages: 8-Adult Our Program Guide shares the days, times and fees for this great program.

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Young Archers

A beginner class for our young archers. Learn all the basics on equipment geared towards this age group. Ages: 6-8 Check out our Program Guide for class schedule and fees.

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Intro to Improv and Storytelling

This class creates a fun and supportive environment for kids to learn the basics of creating improv. The class is taught primarily through games, playk and improvised stories. Learn how to be positive, take risks, be more creative, overcome shyness and focus on the people you’re working with. Ages: Grades 3 – 8 Free for […]

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Drama Workshop

Kids will learn the basics of acting and storytelling through up-on-you-feet ensemble exercises, games and improvisations that activate their actor tools. This will help to develop speaking skills, build confidence and enhance early social skills and creative learning. Free for Y Facility Members Ages: K-1st Our Program Guide shares class days and times.

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Crafty Corner

An arts and crafts class involving different projects every week. Ages: 5-12 Free for Y Facility Members Refer to our Program Guide for class days and times.

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Doodle Bugs

An arts and crafts class for children who want to take part in arts and crafts but aren’t old enough for our other class. Each week will be a new age-appropriate craft. Ages: 3-5 Check out our Program Guide for class days and times.

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Story Bugs

This program is for those who are not quite old enough for some of our school age kid programs. A 30 minute class with story and activity time. Ages: 2-5 See our Program Guide for days and times.

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Cycle Intro Summer

Cycle, Core And More At only 30 minutes, this fun, high-energy cycle class will focus on training the core and lower body. This class will guide you through a series of techniques and exercises, promoting constant movements that will increase muscle strength and endurance, all while transitioning on the bike. Follow this 30 minute cycling […]

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Kick Start Your Weekend With A Sweat

FRIDAY NIGHT BOOTCAMP IS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Do you want to increase strength? Build muscle and burn fat? Improve your cardiovascular fitness?  Boot Camp Express is the place to do it! Train for 30 minutes or push yourself for the full hour! When:  Friday nights beginning June 8 Where: Group Exercise Room Time: 5:30pm-6:00pm […]

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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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WOODRUFF FAMILY Y MASTERS SWIM TEAM

DIVE ON IN Masters Swim Program Whether you are a novice or an elite swimmer, the Woodruff Family Y Masters program can improve your swimming skills. Coached practices are designed to enhance your swimming skills, make you more efficient in the water, and increase your overall fitness level. If you are interested in competition, the program […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Convenient for You, Fun for Them 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 […]

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ARTIST WORKSHOP

An instructed creative art class focusing on the exploration of different media and techniques.  Open to all skill levels. Multiple forms of art media will be explored, paint clay, pencil and watercolor to name a few. Ages: 5-12 Free for Y Facility Members Look at our Program Guide for class days and times.

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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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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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Rookie Soccer

Dribble, Shoot, Goal! Participants and their parents will learn soccer skills through age appropriate games and drills. Participants will receive a size 3 soccer ball. Parents participation is required. Ages: 3 to 5 years Class days, times and fees are listed in our Program Guide.

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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: WDF Y 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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Engaging Beyond the School Day

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 our Child Care at ext. 3115 to arrange a meeting.

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Y Vacation Club

No School, No Worries 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

Parents Night Out is held on Saturday Nights. The kids will be involved in group games, arts and crafts and structured free play. The Y will provide them with a pizza dinner. Pre-registration required. Days & Times: 6:00 – 8:45 pm Ages: K – 5th grade Free for Y Facility Members

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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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