The 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 F 203 789 0880
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Eating 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!
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.
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!
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.
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