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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Make Your Calories Count


Presented by the East Shore District Health Department

This program will give you tips and tools four you to use your everyday food to make you healthier. What is in my Food? What nutrients do I need? What food label information is important? Please join Barbara Naclerio, the health educator from the East Shore District Health Department, for a discussion on nutrition in today’s world.

DATE: Wednesday, January 18, 2017; 11:15am in the Community Room

COST: FREE, but please reserve your space at the front desk.

Hit the Slopes With Friends

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Join us for eight weeks of fun in our ski program at Mt. Southington!  Choose one trip or all eight, whether it’s your first time on the slopes or you’re a frequent visitor to the mountains. We have many options to fit your needs.

Grades: 5th – 10th

When: Fridays – 1/6, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17 and 2/24. Bus leaves Walsh Intermediate School at 3:05pm. Busses return to Walsh Intermediate School at 8:45pm.

Where: Mount Southington

Contact: Katelyn Tortora 203 481 9622  x3218

Sign up early to guarantee your spot! Click for Registration Materials

A Little Sugar, With Alot of Friends


Check your recipes and reserve your space at the front desk today!

Do you love having a variety of Christmas cookies but don’t want to do all the baking? Then join us at our YMCA Cookie SWAP! Bake YOUR favorite holiday cookie or treat and join us on Monday, December 12 to decorate cookies with us and bring 4 dozen cookies to SWAP. Be sure to bring a tray or container to take home your cookies.

DATE: Monday, December 12 at 12:30 in the Community Room.

COST:  This event is FREE! Please sign up at the front desk if you would like to participate so we have an accurate head count.

Fun for Families!

Aqua Run & Flick-n-Float Family Night

Come spend the evening with family and friends and enjoy the fun! Race your family members on the Aqua Run Obstacle Course and float around in the pool and enjoy a movie! Bring your floats! They are welcome on this night only. Standard pool rules still apply, any child wearing a float must be accompanied by an adult in the water. See pool rules/youth guidelines. Register Today!

WHEN:  November 18 – Zootopia! / December 16 – Elf! 7:00-9:00pm

FEES:  Members: Free Community: $25 per family

Friends Forever Friday December 16

friends-forever-fridays-december-16-rAdult Full Facility Members can bring a friend for FREE!

Grab a buddy and introduce them to the Y, try a class or enjoy the Wellness Center together.

All friends, buddies and guests of Y Members must present a valid photo ID when visiting and register with our Member Services Team.  Members can bring a friend, each friend can visit up to 2 times.

Celebrate Friends Forever on Friday, December 16.

Y Fun Club

Let go of the last minute worries, we’ve got your back!  The Soundview Family YMCA is here to help on those days when your child doesn’t have school due to inclement weather.

No School, No Worries

Be prepared for those last minute snow cancellations by registering in advance for our Y Fun Club.  That way when you wake up and find out there’s no school, you can just drop your child off at the Y for a day filled with fun.

Keep It Fun

By bringing your child to the Y on Snow Days you can be sure that they are having fun and staying active all day long instead of sitting around the house all day.  Participants will get to swim, create art projects, play sports and group games, play in the snow, and more!

Plan Ahead

To ensure that we have staff ready to go, we ask that you pre-register for days in advance.  You can do so by e-mailing Katelyn Tortora at, by calling the YMCA at 203 481 9622, or stop in!

  • We offer care from 8:00am-5:30pm
  • Save by booking more days in advance! You must book a minimum of 2 days in advance.
  • Have your child come prepared with a bathing suit, towel, lunch, snacks, boots, coat, hat, and gloves.
  • Program fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.


Days Member Fee Community Member Fee
2 $120 $240
3 $170 $340
4 $225 $450


Taking the Confusion Out of Medicare Open Enrollment

Presented by  Maynard Insurance Group

Medicare Open enrollment is from October 15 to December 7. This is a seven week timeframe for Medicare beneficiaries to change their Medicare health insurance plans. This weekly program is designed to take confusion and misconceptions out of Medicare during the Annual Medicare Open Enrollment. It will provide you with a basic understanding of Medicare as the foundation or framework to discuss your health coverage options. Did you know that there are four parts to Medicare? They are Parts A, B, C, and D. The first half of this program will address Medicare A, B, and D, as well as supplemental insurance, while the second half will be devoted to Part C, Medicare Advantage Plans. More specifically, Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans. This program is for anyone on Medicare. Whether you are new to Medicare or looking for another option to meet your health plan or prescription drug coverage need, this program is for you. Join us for an informative presentation and discussion.

Dates: Mondays, October 17-December 5, 2016; 12:15pm in the Community Room.

FREE for Members. Please reserve your space at the front desk


Balance & Flex Together

Picture1Move Yourself – Body & Mind

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.

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!

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.

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:  Branford Public Schools:  Murphy, Sliney, Tasko Elementary Schools and Walsh Intermediate

CCC Y 2016-2017 SACC Registration Packet      CCC Y SACC Parent Handbook 2016-2017

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

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. To get a feeling for the class and more information about the program, watch this video.