Elm City Y at nightThe Elm City YMCA is centrally located in the heart of New Haven overlooking the historic New Haven Green. Devoted to promoting healthy living, the Elm City Y focuses on personal wellness programs for the adult New Haven community.

The wellness center with a panoramic view of New Haven is staffed with personal trainers to help you meet your wellness goals. State of the art Life Fitness cardiovascular and strength training equipment is available with an area for stretching and functional exercises.

Group exercise classes are available at convenient hours. Lap swimming and lessons are available at the New Haven YMCA Youth Center, a walkable distance at 50 Howe Street.

Free, two hour parking is offered to members after 2:00 pm in the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale Parking Garage directly below the Elm City Y. No need to leave the garage to enter – just follow the signs to the stairwell. The Omni Garage entrance is on Temple Street.

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday:   5:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday:  8:00am – 5:00pm  Sunday: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Address & Phone:
900 Chapel Street
Upper Mezzanine Level
New Haven CT 06510
P 203 789 8887 203 789 0880
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Join Our LEVEL UP Fitness Challenge

level-up-sept-2016-web-graphicChallenge runs September 26 – October 24

Create an account and Register on ytraak.org/ccc – choose your goal 600 cardio/140 strength; 1200 cardio/400 strength; or 2400 cardio/600 strength minutes.  Once you register, you will be sent a confirmation number and login instructions.  Cardio goals are based on the American Heart Association’s recommendation of at least 150 minutes of cardio exercise per week. Strength goals are based on the American College of Sports Medicine’s recommendation of 20-60 minutes per day, 2-3 days per week.

Work out at the Y, at home or outside. Anywhere that you workout counts towards your goal.

To register for LEVEL UP:  ytraak.org/ccc


Personal Training

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Whether your goals are weight loss, strength gains, improving balance and flexibility, rehabilitating an old injury, or just trying to be the best you that you can be – – a personal trainer at the Elm City YMCA can help you achieve your goals in the safest, most efficient way.

Our personal trainers have the knowledge, experience, and know-how to address all your health and wellness goals and needs.  Our trainers hold a minimum of a four year college degree and have worked with a variety of individuals, from Olympic athletes, to celebrities, to seniors, to the physically handicapped.

To learn more: P 203 789 8887 E tmccauley@cccymca.org or ask Member Services when you visit the Y.


Refer Your Friends to Join the Y!

Membership Drive June 2014 Image BlueWhen 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 Y with your friends today!


Get Lean, On the Green

Join the Elm City Y P90X class outside!

The Elm City Y will be taking our Friday night P90X class outside on the New Haven Green. The P-90 X Strength and Conditioning class combines a variety of exercise techniques, including strength training, cardio, yoga, plyometrics, and stretching to give you a total body work-out.

Join Alex, our amazing instructor, and get lean on the green! This class is open to everyone, so make sure to bring a friend or two!

When: Friday evenings

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Lower Section of the New Haven Green


Encouraging Healthy Habits

Get off to a smart start!

Register for one FREE intro personal training session!  During this introductory session, you’ll:

  • Meet with a one of our certified personal trainers and talk about your fitness goals;
  • Share any physical limitations or barriers to exercise that you may experience;
  • Talk about past medical or health concerns – things that we should be aware of when prescribing you a   workout program.
  • Take a quick physical assessment to ensure the proper exercise selection and progression.

Sign up at our Welcome Desk!


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. To get a feeling for the class and more information about the program, watch this video.

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