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The Hamden/North Haven YMCA has a wide variety of programs for children, teens and adults. Everything from after school child care, swim lessons, competitive swimming, health and fitness programs to youth sports and summer day camps. The list goes on and on!

If you don’t find what you need here, please call or stop by the branch for more information or check out our latest brochure and resource materials available for your convenience. Learn more about the Hamden/North Haven YMCA and how to become a member.

Hours of Operations:

Monday – Friday:  5:30am-8:30pm    

Child Watch Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Monday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Tuesday – Thursday 5:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Saturday 8:45 am – 11:30 pm

Address & Phone:

1605 Sherman Ave
Hamden, CT 06514
P 203.248.6361
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Camp Mountain Laurel Address & Phone:

Downes Road
Hamden, CT 06514
Summer P 203.248.1792


Exercise Your Heart In More Ways Than One


At the Y, we have something for everyone! The Y offers a unique combination of programs that improve health, nuture youth and connect you to the Hamden/North Haven community you’ll only find at the Y. Programs include family flick & float nights, summer camp and group exercise classes like Strength Train Together and Balance and Flex Together.  Check out our Winter 2 Program Guide.

Winter 2 Program Session: February 27 – April 23, 2017

Member Registration: Starts February 6, 2017

Community Member Registration: Starts February 13, 2017

For reference, this is a copy of our Winter 1 Program Guide for program days and times.


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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Supporting Community

AT PANERA 2100 Dixwell Avenue Hamden, CT

Hamden/North Haven YMCA Annual Campaign Fundraiser

Bring this Flyer with you to Panera and they will donate a portion of their proceeds from your purchase that evening to purchase Swim Team equipment.  Funds raised will allow the coaches to easily manage swimmers’ stats and progress throughout the season.

When: Thursday, January 12, 2017 4:00-8:00pm


2012-03-24_kscy-1470_rgbJoin us for Y  Night at the YMCA!

Our Y Night event will include Music, Pool Games,   Inflatable Fun, Gym Games, pizza, ice cream sundaes and a raffle for a gift certificate to fun places in the area.  Bring your swimsuit, towel, and pool float to the party.  This is a community event so bring your friends and join the   party!  Space is limited, sign up early.

When: January 28, 2017 / February 25, 2017 / March 25, 2017 / April 22, 2017

Time: 6:00-9:00pm

Where: Hamden/North Haven YMCA

Who: 5th and 6th Graders

Fee: In advance–Y Members $12 / Community Participants $15 / At the door, $20 CASH for everyone!

*Parent Chaperones receive a registration discount for the next Y  Night event!  Contact Kevin Majneber for more information.


No School, No Problem

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Friday, December 23 (Movies) / Monday, December 26 (Groton Submarine Museum) / Tuesday, December 27 (Maritime Aquarium) / Wednesday, December 28 (Bronx Zoo) / Thursday, December 29 (Peabody Museum) / Friday, December 30 (Trampoline Place) / Monday, January 2 (Movies)

Even though schools are closed, the Hamden/North Haven YMCA is here for your child care needs offering our Y Vacation Club program.  Each day we will travel to a fun destination.  So drop your child off with our experienced staff for a fun-filled day of nature, games, activities, arts & crafts, swimming, and more!  Please bring a nut-free lunch or money for our lunch stop, a bathing suit, and a towel. Space is limited, preregistration is required, sign up today!

When: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm. The bus will leave the Y at 7:30am on December 28 for the Bronx Zoo, please plan accordingly.

Contact:  Sign up at the Front Desk.  For more information contact Erin at ekelly@cccymca.org

Fees:  Member: $50.00 per child, per day / Community member: $75.00 per child, per day

Additional Info:  Bring a bathing suit and towel for swimming, lunch, and active clothing should be worn on this day.  This program reaches its enrollment capacity quickly; register early to secure your child’s space.  All participants not currently in the before/after school program will need to complete a registration packet as well as provide a current health form and medication/medication authorization form, if needed, prior to attending the Y Vacation Club.

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!

Change Your Choices, Change Your Life

2012-03-24_KSCY-1357_rgbJoin our HEALTHY LIFESTYLE PROGRAM for positive, healthy and lifelong change

Join the YMCA Healthy Lifestyle program to adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthier, increasing physical activity, and weight loss.

Program Benefits:

  • Led by a trained lifestyle coach
  • Small group setting
  • Learn about healthy eating and physical activity
  • Reduce body weight
  • 16 One hour sessions followed by 8 monthly sessions

Register for an information session today!  Dates and times can be found on the schedules page of our web site.