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 and Wednesday 9:15 am – 12:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesday – Thursday 5:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Saturday 8:45 am – 11:30 pm
Address & Phone:
Fall Fun Saturday, October 15, 2016 6-9:00pm
Our new 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.
Who: 5th and 6th Graders
Fee: In advance–Y Members $12/Community Participants $15. At the door, $20 CASH for everyone!
*Parent Chaperone’s receive a registration discount for the next Y Night event! Call the Hamden/North Haven Y’s Welcome Center Desk at 203 248 6361 for more information.
Join us for our annual Fall Festival! Everyone is invited! This is a community wide event so tell your neighbors, tell your family, tell anyone you want! When you step past the threshold of our summer camp located at 2705 Downes Road in Hamden, you’ll be taken away by all the activities and food offered to you and your family on this awesome day! We hope to see you there!
When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 1-4 pm
Festival Activities Include:
Create an account and Register on ytraak.org/ccc – choose your goal 600 cardio/140 strength; 1200 cardio/400 strength; or 2400 cardio/600 strength minutes. Once you register, you will be sent a confirmation number and login instructions. Cardio goals are based on the American Heart Association’s recommendation of at least 150 minutes of cardio exercise per week. Strength goals are based on the American College of Sports Medicine’s recommendation of 20-60 minutes per day, 2-3 days per week.
Work out at the Y, at home or outside. Anywhere that you workout counts towards your goal.
To register for LEVEL UP: ytraak.org/ccc
Balance & Flex Together will grow you longer and stronger with an invigorating 60-minute mind-body workout. It incorporates yoga and Pilates fundamentals with athletic training for balance, mobility, flexibility and the core. Emotive music drives the experience as you breathe and sweat through this full-body fitness journey. Getting Started Details.
The Class You Pick, The Experience You Remember! Experience Balance & Flex Together! Class days and times are listed in Group Exercise Schedule posted on our schedules web page.
Being healthy means more than simply being physically active. It’s about maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. The Y is a place where you can work toward that balance by challenging yourself to learn a new skill or hobby, fostering connections with friends through our lifelong learning programs, or bringing your loved ones closer together through our many family-centered activities.
Take a look at our Fall-2-Program Guide for classes, programs and events taking place Oct 24 – Dec 18, 2016. Members, please register for our Fall 2 session starting on Oct 3; Community Members on Oct 10.
Monday, October 3 (Movies) / Monday, October 10 (Ever Wonder) / Wednesday, October 12 (Trampoline Place)
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
Contact: Sign up at the Front Desk. For more information contact Erin at firstname.lastname@example.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.
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.
Challenge yourself to virtually swim around New York’s Manhattan Island! It’s a total of 28.5 miles – 51,160 yards. You can do it in the Y’s pool!
Dates: September 26 – October 31
Ages: 14 and up
When you register at our Welcome Center, you will be given a Manhattan Island Pool Swim Challenge log to track your progress. Aquatic Challenge Log
Swim the distance and more! Log your swims through October 31 and receive a YMCA water bottle!
Join the YMCA Healthy Lifestyle program to adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthier, increasing physical activity, and weight loss.
Register for an information session today! Dates and times can be found on the schedules page of our web site.
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. Lifeguarding lets you work as part of a team to help people safely enjoy the water. You could even save a life!
Learning is fun and easy! Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn—
Fees: Member: $275 / Community Member: $375 CPR pocket mask and participant manual included
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The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being. Research by the National Institutes of Health has shown that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58%, and 71% in adults over the age of 60. Click Here to find out if you qualify. To get a feeling for the class and more information about the program, watch this video.
This new class is a departure from regular Kids Zumba. The class is formatted in two 30 minute sections. The first part of the class is taught in Spanish while working on activities/crafts. The second part of the class is filled with high energy movement to music.
When: Thurs: 5:00-6:00pm
Fees: Member: $40 Community: $80
Every school day the Hamden/North Haven Y provides a safe, healthy and enriching environment for the children of Hamden and North Haven in our state-licensed child care programs. While children are in the care of our trained and certified staff at their elementary schools, you have peace of mind at work knowing that your child is engaged in activities that will enhance youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Hamden School Age Child Care sites:
North Haven School Age Child Care sites:
For more information or to register your child for the school year, please contact Erin Kelly at 203-248-6361 or email@example.com.
Care 4 Kids helps low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs. This program is sponsored by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Social Services (also called DSS). To learn more about Care 4 Kids, take a look at this website. You can look at the site to find out how the program works, who is eligible, and more. http://ctcare4kids.com/