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: 9:00am-1:00pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm

Saturday: 8:45am-12:00pm


Address & Phone:

841 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
P 203.255.2834
F 203.259.7744
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Donate Today!

Every day, the Y is focused on strengthening the Fairfield community for kids, adults, seniors and families with programs that protect, teach, connect, heal and nourish and encourage. But we can’t do it alone. Donate to the Y – for a better us.

For Making Summer Memories

Keep busy and engaged this summer! The Y offers adventure, healthy fun and personal growth. Make Y friendships that can turn into memories that last a lifetime. Enjoy group exercise or learn to swim while you and your family build relationships in a welcoming environment.

Check out the Fairfield Y 2018 Summer Session Program Guide

Summer Program Session: June 18 – August 12, 2018.

Member Registration starts Tuesday, May 29. Community Member Registration starts Tuesday, June 5.

Register on-line, from our mobile app, by calling the Y or in person at the Branch.

Make Good Cents

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The Y is proud to partner with Macy’s in an exciting donation campaign to provide Y camp scholarships to kids. From now until May 22, customers at all Macy’s stores will have the opportunity to support Y summer camp scholarships for kids by rounding up their purchases to the nearest dollar (up to $0.99).

Last year alone, Macy’s provided support to send 8,000 kids to Y camps who otherwise would not have been able to go. The Y is grateful to Macy’s and their customers for helping provide access to positive role-models, critical life-skills, new friends, mentors and support to thousands of kids at the Y!

New Group X Class!


This is a gripping hour that burns a ton of calories and builds total body strength. Tap into the newest mixed martial arts movements done at a rapid-fire pace to smash your cardio fitness.  This workout combines cutting-edge moves with thrilling music.

It’s easy to get started, here’s how: Defend Together Getting Started Information

Class days and times can be found on our Schedules page.


Get Ready for Summer!

Mini Session Swim lessons

Get ready for summer with a weeklong swim intensive!  The perfect jump start for swimming this season!

When: June 18-22 Monday through Friday

Classes:  4:15 – 4:45pm  Stage 1 Preschool / Stage 1 School Age / Stage 2 School Age / Stage 4 School Age

4:45 -5:15pm  Stage 1 Preschool / Stage 2 Preschool / Stage 3 Preschool

Fees: $90 Member / $180 Community Member

Register:  Online at www.fairfieldy.org or call the Y’s Welcome Center Desk at 203 255 2834 or come on in

For more information contact: Maureen Scinto, Aquatics Director, 203 255 2834 ext 2318 mscinto@cccymca.org

Splash into Summer

Half Day Swim School

A great way for your child to learn to swim or improve their stokes with two lessons each day!  Your child will swim, learn water safety, enjoy a snack, and have lots of fun!  Swim school is 5 days per week for ages 3 to 9.

Time: 9:00 am – 12:00pm or 1:00 pm -4:00pm

Fees: $200 Member / $275 Community Member

Register: Online at www.fairfieldy.org or call the Y’s Welcome Center Desk at 203-255-2834 or come on in

For more information contact: Maureen Scinto, Aquatics Director, 203 255 2834 ext 2318 mscinto@cccymca.org

Celebrate Memorial Day at the Y

Parade Parking

Park at the Y and watch the Memorial Day parade with your friends! Front row seats in front of the Y.  Come early, lot opens at 8am, streets will be closed one hour before the start of the parade at 10am. Green space, snacks, and restrooms available.  Preregistration is encouraged.  All donations go to our Annual Campaign.

Everyone Welcome!

When: May 28 at 8am

Fees: $5 per car. All funds raised support our Annual Campaign

Additional Info: Snacks at our concession. Restrooms open for your convenience. Green space available for play and a Safety Around Water Demonstration

Contact: Amanda, Aquatics Coordinator, agoodwin@cccymca.org, 203 255 2834 ext 2325

Help Keep Your Kids Safe

YMCA-A_300x250-FINALDuring May, 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.

Women’s Wellness Weekend

Bring Friends, Make Friends, Let’s Be Friends

Women’s Wellness Weekend at Camp Hi-Rock

Join us the weekend of June 1-3 for activities such as dance, yoga, low & high ropes, massages, creative crafts, waterfront activities and of course, delicious, healthy food!

Since 2007, YMCA Camp Hi-Rock has been hosting a weekend just for women and girls. Don’t just dream about relaxation to start your summer- experience it! All meals, lodging and activities are included for the weekend and one night and day passes are also available.

To register or learn more visit: camphirock.org/camps/group-camping-retreats/

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.


  • 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:  


June 3-10, 6pm-9:30pm M-F and Saturday and Sunday 1-6pm Pre-test June 3, 4:00pm

June 17-24, 6pm-9:30pm M-F and Saturday and Sunday 1-6pm Pre-test June 17, 4:00pm

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

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

Spring Programs Focus on Safety Around Water

The Y – for teaching Safety Around Water.

The Y, nurtures the potential and unites communities to create lasting and meaningful change. Everything the Y does is in service of building a better us. One of the ways, we accomplish this is by teaching youth, teens and adults to swim and be safe around the water and learn the skills needed to make swimming a lifelong pursuit for staying healthy.

Take a look at our 2018 Spring Session Program Guide to learn more about our aquatic programs. We also have new wellness classes, summer camp for the kiddos and many other classes, programs and activities for you and your families to enjoy!

Spring Program Session: April 23 – June 17, 2018

Registration begins Tuesday, April 3 for Members. Tuesday, April 10 for Community. Sign up for classes on our mobile app, on-line, by calling or visiting the Y.

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.

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!

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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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!