FFD FrontThe Fairfield YMCA is a cornerstone in the Fairfield community.  Our facility brings personal wellness programs, child care, aquatics and swim lessons, youth programs and camps and adult sports into the reach of all Fairfield community residents. Please take a few minutes to explore our facility. Tours are available during regular branch hours. Learn more about the Fairfield YMCA and how to become a member.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday:    5:30am-10:00pm

Friday:                       5:30am-9:00pm

Saturday:                   8:00am-5:00pm

Sunday:                     7:00am-5:00pm

Child Watch Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9:00am-1:00pm and 4:00-7:30pm

Friday: 4:00pm-6:00pm

Saturday: 8:45am-11:30am

 

Address & Phone:

841 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
P 203.255.2834
F 203.259.7744
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We invite you to Volunteer!

We’d like to invite you to volunteers at the 23rd Annual Warren Street St Patrick’s Day Classic

Sunday, March 18 at Jennings Beach in Fairfield.

Some of the funds raised will benefit the Fairfield YMCA Annual Campaign which provides financial assistance for Y programs to those in our community.

Volunteer opportunities include set up, refreshments, working the course, water stations and cleanup. Shift times vary from 7:30am-1:00pm

For more information or to sign up to volunteer, please contact Aquatic Director Maureen Scinto at 203 255 2834 or mscinto@cccymca.org.


Life Skills Save Lives

Become a Certified Lifeguard!

If you’re 15 or older and looking for a great part time job or a challenging career, that’s in demand, the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Program is one of the best places to start.

Learning is fun and easy! Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn—

  • Rescue skills for use in the water and on land.
  • First aid and professional rescuer CPR/AED training to help you prepare for an emergency.
  • Professional lifeguard responsibilities.
  • Surveillance skills to help you recognize and prevent injuries.

Prerequisites:

  • Swim a minimum of 550 yards continuously in a prone position.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
  • Swim 20 yards, feet-first surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object return to
  • surface swim 20 yards hold object with both hands keeping face at or near pool surface.
  • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.
  • Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface, and swim 5 yards to the side of the pool.

Choose the class that works best for you!

Dates and Times:  March 4-April 7 (no class Easter class held Saturday before) 1 -6pm Sundays pre-test March 4 at 4pm

April 8-15 6-9:30pm M-F and Sat, Sun 1-6pm pre-test April 8 at 4pm

April 9- 13 10am-4pm M-F and Sat, Sun 1-6pm pre-test April 8 at 4pm

April 29-May 6 6-9:30pm M-F and Sat, Sun 1-6pm pre-test April 29 at 4pm

May 13-20 6-9:30pm M-F and Sat, Sun 1-6pm pre-test May13 at 4pm

Fees: Member: $275 / Community Member: $375 CPR pocket mask and participant manual included

Contact : MScinto@cccymca.org  or 203 255 2834 ext. 2318


There is a Y in Every Family

Family Night, a night full of fun at the Fairfield YMCA

Join us for a night of excitement as we celebrate family. Children and families will enjoy the Y Nickel Carnival which includes games and activities, a pizza dinner and have the opportunity to participate in the Aiden Lambo Snow Flake Relay!

When: March 3 5:00-8:30pm

Fee: Free to Y Members, $20 for Community Family

*Please register by March 2


Save the Date! Saturday April 21 10am-1pm

Plan to join us for Healthy Kids Day!

Awaken Summer Imagination!


JOIN THE PARTY

Neon Nights Saturday, February 10

This month’s feature:  Let’s Get Messy!

Fairfield Y’s Leaders Club members will be making Slime in our Arts and Crafts room for the night! 

Every Neon Night includes a DJ, Swimming, the Joust or Monster Boxing Gloves, Gym Games, pizza, ice cream sundae and a raffle for gift certificates to fun places in Fairfield.  Also adding the GAGA Pit in the backyard – pending weather!

Participants: 4th-7th Grade

Time: 6:30-9:00 pm, Drop Off

Fee: In advance – Fairfield Y Members $12, Community Participants $14. At the door, $20 CASH for everyone!

*Parent Chaperones receive a registration discount for the next Neon Nights!

Register online or call the Fairfield Y’s Welcome Center Desk at 203 255 2834.


MAKE TUESDAY TRANSFORMATIONAL

Try the Y for FREE on Tuesday, February 20

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 to two times.

 

 


Fun with Friends

Y Leaders Club

Calling all Fairfield teenagers!

Leaders Club provides high school students with extensive leadership training, offering opportunities for service to the YMCA and the community. Leaders Club also serves as a recruiting program for future Y professionals! We are here to develop leaders, fostering with them a culture of service in addition to knowledge and training that will help them better serve others and shape a healthy and productive life for themselves. Leaders Club meets once a week. Members also participate in social events, service projects and have the opportunity to go on several trips. Leaders Club provides a safe, genuine place for high schoolers and helps direct their energy to positive outcomes.

When:  Thursdays at 6:30pm

Pre-registration required. If you are interested in this great program please contact Youth and Family Coordinator Ryan Leworthy at the Fairfield YMCA at 203 255 2834 ext.2315 or rleworthy@cccymca.org.


For Finding a Place To Belong

PROGRAM GUIDE FOR WINTER II SESSION

At the Y, good habits become enjoyable routines and workout friends become…just friends. And in the meantime, communities become healthier and stronger. Here, adults do more than exercise together. They support each other, build relationships and form communities. For more than a workout. For a better us.

Click here for our class and program offerings: 2018 Winter Session II Program Guide

Our Winter II Program Session runs February 26-April 22, 2018

Member Registration begins February 6

Community Member Registration begins February 13

Register for programs and classes on-line, on our mobile app, by calling the Y, or at the Branch.


Swim For Community

Snow Flake Relay

Aidan Lambo Memorial Event

Join us! It’s fun!  Participants swim one length of the pool freestyle and one length backstroke.  Show off your skills, whether you are brand new or have years of experience. Flotation devices are used.  Help is available in the pool, too.

Ages:  3 years to 14 years

When: Saturday, March 3, 5:00 pm Snow Date: Sunday, March 4, 5:00

Where:  Fairfield YMCA Pool, 841 Old Post Rd

Contact:  Maureen 203 255 2834 ext 2318 or mscinto@cccymca.org

Fees:  $15 – Entry fee includes a T-shirt award and fun competition! Pre-registration is required

All monies raised support the Y’s Annual Campaign for swim scholarships.


The Best Summer Ever!

Summer Day Camp

Summer is an ideal time for children to get out and explore.  A chance to enjoy recreational and educational activities that help them learn, grow and thrive. Do you remember your best summer ever? Was your best summer a combination of exploration, activity, education, friends and fun? For families looking to keep their children’s minds and bodies active, the Y can  give them an adventurous, active and healthy summer.

Camp Badakookala, Discovery and Sunshine Camps provide a fun and unique experience that gives children and teens the opportunity to explore, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime.

To learn more about Summer Camp please review our Summer Camp Brochure or call the Y.

To register, please fill out the documents and bring them to the Y!  2018 Day Camp Registration Packet.  If your child will require special assistance or medicine while at camp, these forms may also be required: Individual Care Plan_Medicine Authorization

For day-to-day program details, please review our 2018 Parent Handbook.  Summer Camp Parent Handbook

If your child is 14-15 years of age, they may be interested in our Counselor in Training program. In our CIT program, they will receive valuable job interviewing skills, child care training, leadership experience, team building and problem solving skills.  To apply please fill out the application and contact the Y for an interview. CCC YMCA CIT Application_References 2018

The Best Summer Ever!


Reaching For New Goals

Program Guide for Winter 1 Session

At the Y, good habits become enjoyable routines and workout friends become…just friends. And in the meantime, communities become healthier and stronger. Here, children learn what they can achieve, families spend more quality time together, and we all build relationships that deepen our sense of understanding. For more than a workout. For a better us.

Click here for our class and program offerings: 2018 Winter Session 1 Program Guide

Our Winter 1 Program Session runs January 1 – February 25, 2018

Member Registration begins December 12, 2017 at 9:00am

Community Member Registration begins December 19, 2017 at 9:00am

Register for programs and classes on-line, on our mobile app, by calling the Y, or at the Branch.


Cycle Together

CT-FullPhoto-SWB-Square-300x250CYCLE 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 Cycle Together, when and what time! Here are a few tips to get you started.


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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SLEEPAWAY CAMP!

YMCA Camp Hi-Rock is a sleep-away 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 activities we offer, which include swimming, climbing, water skiing, archery, sailing and arts & crafts among many others. Through the values of the YMCA, Camp Hi-Rock is dedicated to the growth and development of all of the participants we serve. We seek to help each camper develop his or her sense of personal worth and responsibility as a cooperative member of a group. In addition, we want campers to discover, learn, cultivate new skills, develop healthy lifestyles, create meaningful relationships, and become more caring, honest, respectful and responsible people.

Visit us at the Fairfield YMCA to speak face to face with a camp representative, view camp videos and slides, and register on the spot!

Tues. March 6, 4:00pm – 7:00 pm

Can’t make it to this one? Check out our website for alternative dates: http://camphirock.org/2018-info-session-dates/


Helping You Live Better

CarrotsFresh Food From Small Farms Delivered to the Fairfield Y Weekly

Field Goods is coming to the Fairfield Y! You can become a customer and receive 5 to 8 different fruits and vegetables each week, that are grown on small farms. Convenient pick-up at the Fairfield Y on Tuesdays.  The produce is non-GMO and mostly organic! Bags cost $16 to $32 per week and include a fun educational newsletter and recipes.  There is no long term committment and the program helps support the Fairfield Y Annual Campaign.

Sign-up at Fieldgoods.com.  Pick up at the Fairfield Y. For more information, please contact Maureen at 203 255 2834 x 2318 or mscinto@cccymca.org 


Refer Your Friends to Join the Y!

Membership Drive June 2014 Image OrangeWhen 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!


Personal Training

Work one on one with a Fairfield YMCA Personal Trainer. Whether it is performance or health related, the Fairfield Y’s trainers can design the right training program for you to optimize your health and reach your wellness goals. All Fairfield YMCA Personal Training staff are professionals who are fully certified through nationally recognized organizations and several staff have MA’s in Kinesiology and Physiology or Athletic Training.

Cost: Personal Training Packages (payment plans available):

  • Individual Session $75
  • 3 Session Package $210
  • 6 Session Package $415
  • 10 Session Package $675
  • 20 Session package $1,230

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