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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:   10:00am–6:00pm

Child Watch Hours:

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

Sunday:   10:00am – 1:00pm

Address & Phone:

628 East Main Street
Branford, CT  06405
P 203.481.9622
F 203.481.9363
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Prevention. Lifestyle. Support.

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

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 and for more information about classes.


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.

Keep Your Beach Body


Back by popular demand! Keep building on all the great work you have done so far with the Beach Body Maintenance Program. You will be challenged in every way possible from strength to cardio, indoors or outdoors, this full body program will help you keep and maintain your Beach Body!

Each week your coach will contact each participant to offer support, tips, and encouragement. Participants will have the following goals to meet: weekly weigh-ins, workout three times per week, and track your daily food intake.

Challenge Continues Monday, July 6th–August 21st

Member: $75


Monday:    6:30am with John / 10:15am with Aja / 6:00pm with Josh

Thursday: 6:30am with John / 10:15am with Aja / 6:00pm with Josh

See Josh Case or Aja Greene for more details.

Complete Races – Win Prizes

YMCA Race Series

The Y wants to reward your commitment to a healthy lifestyle. As you Participate in “races” all year long, bring in your bib number and get credit. From your local 5k to an Ironman Triathlon, any race counts!

Sign up today and get tips and training help all year long, for FREE!

  • Member competing in 5 or more events this year will be en-tered to win the Grand Prize
  • Members competing in 2-4 events will be entered to win the 2nd Place Prize
  • Members competing in at least 1 event will be entered to win the 3rd Place Prize

Train, Race, Succeed


This program will not only have you prepared to run in a half marathon, it will also introduce you to new group of life-long friends. This 12 week program starts Monday, July 20 and culminates with the Hartford 1/2 marathon on October 10 (registration and entry fees are separate).

TRAINING SCHEDULE: June 20–Oct 10  Mondays/Wednesdays: 10:30am or 6:00pm / Saturday 10:30 – Long Run

COST: Member only $175


This 16 week program will prepare you to run the Hartford Marathon, it will also introduce you to new group of life-long friends. Training starts Monday, June 22 and culminates with the Hartford marathon on October 10 (registration and entry fees are separate).

TRAINING SCHEDULE: June 22–Oct 10  Mondays/Wednesdays: 10:30am or 6:00pm / Saturday 10:30 – Long Run

COST: Member only $350

LARGE GROUPS = More fun!!  Train with the best!

Prerequisite: must be able to run a 5 K

Cardio de France

The Soundview Family Y Takes On The Tour de France

The Tour de France is one of the most followed races in the world.  Running from Saturday, July 4 to Sunday, July 26, the 102nd Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 2,087 miles.

We will be racing from Monday, July 6-July 26 or until all the teams are finished.  Our teams will be lead by a staff member and 9 members making up their team.  Each team will help earn miles to complete the 2,087 miles across France.

Miles can be earned through any form of cardio: biking, walking, swimming, running, even group exercise!  These exercises do not have to be performed at the Y.  So get outdoors and get creative!  The first team to cross the finish line will be crowned champions!

To find out more – See a wellness staff person for details and to sign up on a team!

Fees:  FREE to members

Summer Fun For Everyone

Program Guide Summer 2015At the Y, you can get healthy, grow stronger, make new friends or just enjoy others in your community.  Have fun this summer by participating in various healthy and enjoyable activities at the Y.

Review our Summer Program Guide for activities, classes, summer camp and more!

Soundview Family Y Summer 2015 Program Guide

Summer Session:  June 22 – August 16, 2015

Register on-line or by calling the Branch.

Member Registration:  June 1, 2015

Community Member Registration:  June 8, 2015


Endless Summer Fun


At Camp Nonoma you can expect plenty of fun and exciting activities each day. Our Walsh Enrichment Program offers half day specialty activities for kids in Kindergarten-8th grade.

We’ve made some great additions to our camp this summer!  We are now offering swim lessons three days per week to Discovery and Greenhorn Units at no additional charge!  In addition to our Enrichment Specialty Camp, we are now offering three new specialty camps located at the Y: group adventure, archery, and swimming!  We have also added two new ga-ga pits and installed new ropes course elements!  We can’t wait for you to check it all out!

Here at the Y there is something for every child!  Whatever camp program you choose, your child is sure to have fun, make new friends, grow as a person, and make incomparable memories that will last a lifetime.  Camp Nonoma is more than a camp, we are a family.

We look forward to seeing you at the Soundview Family YMCA this summer!

Browse our 2015 Summer Day Camp Brochure:  Camp Brochure 2015

To register download, pickup or have us mail you the registration packet.  Fill out the registration forms.  Calculate the deposit.  Write out your check and either mail or drop off your check and all the forms at the Y.   2015 Camp Registration Packet     Camp Parent Handbook 2015    CCC YMCA CIT Application_References

This summer the Soundview Family YMCA will be offering a FREE hot lunch program to both Walsh Enrichment Camp and Camp Nonoma (on-site camp) for kids Kindergarten and up!  Spend more quality time with your family this summer and leave the stress of making lunch everyday to us.  Chartwells will be cooking lunch for us at two locations this summer.  Camp Lunch Details     Menu June 22 to July 31     Menu Aug 3 to 14


Fore Community

2015 Golf Outings to support our ANNUAL CAMPAIGN

Monday, August 3, 2015

STRATFORD YMCA 11th Annual at the Mill River Country Club in Stratford

For more information contact:  Tim Bartlett P  203 375 5844 E

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

SOUNDVIEW FAMILY YMCA 9th Annual Sara H. Forbes Golf Classic at the Madison Country Club in Madison

For more information contact:  Doug Shaw P 203 481 9622 E



Move it to Music

Check out our new Dance Programs for Children and Adults!

Adults:  Step Here

Children:  Dance Over Here

Let’s Make Music

Instrument Lessons

Music benefits are countless! Enjoy the sound of music while taking one of Debra Kay Levi’s music classes. Debra is a professional instructor with over 25 years experience.  Multiple level of instruction  make these classes perfect for the beginner, intermediate, or advanced student.  Members: $40.

Keyboard Lessons:  Learn notes, songs, and all the basics of playing the keyboard.  Monday 6:15-7:00pm

Guitar Lessons:  Notes, chords, strumming, picking, and much more are introduced in this class.  Tuesday 6:45-7:30pm

Drum Lessons:  Learn how to play or improve your drumming skills with step-by-step instruction.   Monday 7:00-7:45pm

Instrument Rentals are available.

Contact Katelyn Tortora 203 481 9622 ext 3208 for more information

Convenient for You, Fun for Them

Convenient for You, Fun for Them

School Age Child Care After School Program

Experience the Y after school.  You can relax knowing that with us, your kids are getting their daily dose of fun, homework assistance, character development, cultural enrichment and fitness at the Y, and at a price every family can enjoy.

When:  Monday – Friday until 6:30 pm.  Transportation offered by the Y between the school and the Y.

Serving:  Guilford Public Schools – Baldwin and Adams Middle Schools.  Branford Public Schools:  Murphy, Sliney, Tasko Elementary Schools and Walsh Intermediate

2015_2016 CCC Y School Aged Child Care Registration Packet Soundview Family Y SACC Parent Handbook 2015-16

Comprehensive State Certified After School Program for youth in Kindergarten through 8th grade.  Your child will benefit through homework help, arts and crafts, computer lab, healthy snacks, physical activity, archery, zipline, climbing wall, high/low ropes course, games, swimming, and much more.

For more information, please contact Katelyn Tortora 203 481 9622 ext 3208