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.

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 – Thursday: 5:30am – 9:00pm Friday 5:30am-8:00pm
Saturday:  9:00am – 4:00pm  Sunday: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Address & Phone:
900 Chapel Street
Upper Mezzanine Level
New Haven CT 06510
P 203 789 8887 203 789 0880
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30 Day Nutrition Challenge

June Retention Campaign Web Banner RevEating 5 or more fruits and vegetables daily is one of the most important choices you can make to maintain your health. Research shows that eating 5 or more fruits and vegetables helps prevent heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, stroke and birth defects.

Challenge yourself to eat 3 vegetables and 2 fruits each day with the Y’s 30 Day Nutrition Challenge!

Just pick up a tracker from Member Services or the Health & Wellness Team and begin to track your fruits and veggies. Add in one type of physical activity each day for a healthy boost!

Complete the 30 Day Nutrition Challenge for a chance to win cool prizes!


Help Keep Your Kids Safe

YMCA-A_300x250-FINALDuring June, we will be offering Safety Around Water, a free program designed to engage and educate families about the importance of water safety skills.

Through the Safety Around Water program, parents and caregivers will be encouraged to help their children learn fundamental water safety and swimming skills.  During the course, child will learn how to respond if they find themselves in unexpected water situations – – from how to reach the water’s surface if they submerge to safely reaching a pool’s edge or exiting any body of water.

For detailed program information, please contact our Aquatics Department or Member Service Team. Class times and locations vary by program and Y Branch.


Our App Helps You Stay On Track

Mobile App Graphic FilesDownload 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 your hand – for all our Membership Branches!

Schedules – on one user-friendly landing page for all CCCY Branches / Calendar for easy transition through days/dates / Filters by area/room, time of day, class type / Notifications from multiple branches / Locations with facility status and hours / Member Cards use your phone to check-in, load them into your IOS Wallet for display when near the Y / Programs – view and register / Push Notifications! Opt-in for updates on classes and the facility / Email the Y / FREE! 

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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.

For detailed trainer bios, click here.  To learn more about the program and to register for a session: P 203 78 8887 or talk with a Member Services Team Member 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!


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!


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