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In Bridgeport, the YMCA has provided adult programming since 1884 and youth services since 1929.  We offer the greater Bridgeport community access to affordable child care, youth and teen programs, summer camp, health and fitness, and community building programming. Learn more about the Bridgeport YMCA and how you can become a member.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday:   5:30am-9:00pm
Saturday:              8:00am-4:30pm
Sunday:                8:00am-4:30pm

Child Watch Hours:

Monday – Thursday:          6:00pm–8:30pm

Address & Phone:

850 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
P  203.334.5551
F  203.334.2847
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Endless Summer Fun

Bridgeport Y Camp PictureCharacter Values Count!

The counselors and campers will concentrate on the  values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in everything they do.

Each day the counselors will give “shout outs” to the campers who have shown positive character traits throughout the day.

The character values will be reinforced through colored beads; red for caring, blue for honesty, yellow for respect and green for responsibility.

Campers will receive and collect the colored beads to make their own character value necklace.

The more values– the more beads– it all counts!

Browse our 2015 Summer Day Camp Brochure:  2015 Summer Camp Brochure

To register download, pickup or have us mail you the registration packet.  Fill out the registration forms.  Calculate the deposit.  Write out your check and either mail or drop off your check and all the forms at the Y.  2015 Summer Camp Registration Packet      Day Camp Parent Handbook 2015

We look forward to seeing you at the Bridgeport Y this summer!

 


Encouraging Healthy Habits

2012-03-24_KSCY-1060_rgbBeing healthy means more than just being physically active.

It’s about maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. The Y is a place where you and your family will be encouraged to work towards that balance – to try a new routine, make a new friend, to challenge yourself and to enjoy each other.  At the Y, we offer many programs for you and your family to develop healthy habits.

Take a look:  2015 Winter I Program Guide

Winter I Session:  January 2 – February 22, 2015

Member Registration opens:  Monday, Dec 8

Community Registration opens:  Monday, Dec 15

Register for our Winter I Session on-line or by visiting or calling the Branch.


Prevention. Lifestyle. Support.

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being.  Research by the National Institutes of Health has shown that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58%, and 71% in adults over the age of 60. Click Here to find out if you qualify and for more information about classes.

 


Be Healthy, Be Strong

Body Sculpting Class

A complete body workout incorporating intervals of cardio, strength, toning, power and balance while using various weight and resistant equipment. Great for beginning and intermediate fitness levels.  If you are getting back into fitness or looking to work at a slower pace this is the perfect class for you.

When:  Mondays and Thursdays

Time: 7:30am – 8:15am

Instructor: Dan

For More Information:  Visit the Membership Services Desk


Fall Fun for Everyone

Fall 1 Photo

Fill your Fall calendar with activities for yourself and everyone in your family!

Check out our Fall 1 Session Program Guide:  Program Guide

Session 1 runs:  September 2 through October 26, 2014

Registration opens on Monday, August 11 for Facility Members and on Monday, August 18 for Community Members.  Register in person at the Branch or on-line.

 

 


BSY Swim Team

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 for all.  We believe these qualities serve our swimmers well in the pool, but also in the classroom and in life.

Practices take place weeknights at the Stratford Y, 3045 Main Street, Stratford.  For more information contact Rob Urban at bsyswimming@cccymca.org

  2014 2015 Winter Season Bridgeport Stratford Y Swim Team Registration Form


Let’s Dance the Salsa and Smile

Work out to Latin Music!

Improve your flexibility, strength, endurance and sense of well-being while you have fun!

The program, for all fitness levels, combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt your body as you dance.

When:  Tuesday and Thursday, 7:00-8:30PM

See Member Services for the details!


It’s Time to Party!

zumba 3 dancersDance, Sweat, Dance

Join us for Zumba® Fitness  –  When participants see a Zumba class in action, they can’t wait to give it a try. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before participants know it, they’re getting fit and their energy levels are soaring! There’s no other fitness class like a Zumba Fitness-Party. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating, often building a deep-rooted community among returning students.

When:  Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Where:  Right here at the Bridgeport Y

Fees:  Free with Membership


Youth Sports

Through our youth sports programs young people have the opportunity to be in a safe environment, gaining social maturation and leadership abilities, while engaging in fun recreational activities. From wrestling to our basketball league, youth are encouraged to learn and lead healthy lifestyles, commit to goals and team settings and approach challenges optimistically.


Silver Sneakers®

Silver Sneakers®

Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults and is available to eligible Medicare health plan and group retiree members.  Eligible members have a complimentary community membership to the Bridgeport YMCA.  To find out if you are eligible, please speak to one of our Member Service Associates at the Welcome Desk or visit www.silversneakers.com.