Soundview ExteriorLocated on the shoreline, the Soundview  Family YMCA opened its doors in 2010 to expand the reach of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA.  Exercise, aquatics, summer camp, family programming…we’ve got it all!

The Soundview Family YMCA has a wide variety of programs for people of all ages and interests. Learn more about the Soundview Family YMCA and how to become a member.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday:   5:30am–9:00pm
Friday:       5:30am–7:30pm
Saturday:   7:00am–7:00pm
Sunday:     8:00am–4:00pm

Child Watch Hours:

Monday – Saturday:   9:00am – 12:00pm
Monday – Thursday:   4:30pm – 8:00pm

Sunday:   9:00am – 12:15pm

Address & Phone:

628 East Main Street
Branford, CT  06405
P 203.481.9622
F 203.481.9363
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Write Poetry with a Touch of Mid Life Insanity


Long time poet-humorist, musician, and certified die-hard cynic, entertains with stories and topics ranging from mid-life crisis and the aging process to computer and gadget addicted, connected America and more.

Come spend an energized hour to laugh, connect, heal, love, ponder, remember and commiserate. See why so many senior adults of all ages have experienced “Senior Voices — Expressing Yourself Through Poetry”, Weil’s award-winning poetry-writing workshops throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts, and come away with a deeper sense of self, experiencing the therapeutic powers of writing they never though they had. Not to mention the entertaining humor and antics that creates belly laughs galore!

DATE: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 10:30am

MEMBER COST: Free. Please sign up at the front desk to reserve your space

Learn how to fight the impact of arthritis


Come join the doctors from Coastal Chiropractic as they present “Spinal Mobility and Stability: Minimizing the Effects of Arthritis.” Discover the common causes which lead to arthritis and how to minimize it’s impact on your body.  You will also take away action steps that you can implement today to help combat and slow the effects of arthritis so you can continue to do the things you love to do.

DATE: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 11:00am in Studio A.

COST: Free, but please sign up at the front desk to reserve your space



Presented by Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Centers

Learn how your balance, strength, and flexibility help you avoid pain and injury. We will share strategies for modifying movements to help you be more active and energetic when spending time with your grandchildren.

DATE: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

TIME: 11:00am in the Studio A

COST:  This event is FREE! Please sign up at the front desk to reserve your space.


Join us and celebrate the best of fall in the Berkshires with a host of family friendly activities:

-Specialty fall crafts, hay rides, high & low ropes, and cozy campfires with s’mores

-Scenic hikes with breathtaking views of famous Berkshire fall foliage

-Take a stroll through our very own pumpkin patch

-Everyone is welcome: families, individuals, kids, adults & seniors!

For more information visit

Protect Your Legal Health: Medicare 101

Presented by STEVEN CUDGMA, Medicare Specialist and Cynthia DeMatteis Cartier, Eldercare specialist

Are you in the right healthcare plan for 2019? Please join Steve Cudgma, a Medicare specialist from Shoreline Insurance Services, Inc, and Cindy DeMatteis Cartier, Elder care specialist from Cartier and Bower, LLC, to find out. Steve will review how Medicare works and answer questions regarding the upcoming open enrollment period and what you can do to find the right plan. And Cindy will explain the ten most important things that need to be in place to protect your loved ones from unnecessary anguish and heartache. This program is educational and no plan information will be available.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Studio A at 10:00am

MEMBER COST: Free. Please sign up at the front desk to reserve your space.


Try the Y for FREE on Tuesday, October 16

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.



Activating People for Good

At the Y, we help you make sustainable changes so that you can improve your health and build healthy habits. We recognize that your journey is unique. We will support you the way that is most meaningful for you. Please take a look at our Fall II programs and classes. Start with an option that will motivate you and your family to be happy and healthy.

Soundview Family Y Fall II 2018 Program Guide

Fall 11 Program Session: October 29 – December 23, 2018

Member Registration Starts: Monday, October 8, 2018

Community Member Starts: Monday, October 15, 2018

Register for programs on-line from our web site or our mobile app; call the Y or stop by and register in person, too.

Taking the Confusion Out of Medicare Open Enrollment

Presented by Shoreline Insurance Services, Inc.

If you have questions about Medicare and whether or not you are in the right plan for your situation, please plan on stopping by for a quick one-on-one with Steve Cudgma, CLTC & Medicare Specialist. Don’t wait and see. There are changes, new plans and options every year.

Wednesdays, 10:00am – 12:00noon during Open Enrollment October 17-December 5

MEMBER COST: FREE. Stop by and get some answers!



Learn How To Play Pickleball


Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports for the senior community. Learn technique and strategy and come learn how to play with Judy Sullivan in a 2 week program (program meets twice a week). Plan ahead and learn how to play!

Dates:  October 16, 18, 23 and 25, 2018. Classes will be offered in the Multipurpose Room at 2:15-3:15pm. Class needs a minimum of 5 participants to run.

MEMBER COST: $30, Community Member $60

Sign up at the front desk.

Teaching Healthy Habits

Adults connect with one another through exercise classes and group activities. Kids flock to the Y after school to do homework and have fun. Everyone looks forward to adventures in our aquatic programs. And families come to the Y to enjoy time together. Learn more about how you can continue living healthy by reviewing our Fall 1 Session Program Guide. Add a class or program to your healthy habits!

Fall 1 Program Session: September 3 – October 28, 2018

Member Registration Starts: Monday, August 13, 2018

Community Member Starts: Monday, August 20, 2018

Register for programs on-line from our web site or our mobile app; call the Y or stop by and register in person, too.

Refer Your Friends to Join the Y!

Membership Drive June 2014 Image GreenWhen 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!

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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