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From exceptional fitness facilities including our indoor pool, Life Fitness circuit, Lifecycles, Stairmasters, Elliptical Cross trainers, treadmills, recumbent bikes and upright bikes to our child watch and child care services for preschoolers, half-day kindergarten, before and after-school child care and summer day camp – the Stratford YMCA is the place to go! Learn more about the Stratford YMCA and how to become a member.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday: 5:30am–9:00pm

Friday:                    5:30am-8:00pm

Saturday:                7:30am–5:30pm

Sunday:                 10:00am–4:00pm

Child Watch Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9:00am–11:00am; 6:00pm-8:00pm

Stratford Front TestAddress & Phone:

3045 Main Street

Stratford, CT 06614

P 203.375.5844

F 203.380.0291

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Celebrating 50 Years

CornerstoneHonor the past

Enjoy the present

Build the future

Join us in celebrating 50 years of serving the town of Stratford through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body.  Our Fiftieth Anniversary Dinner Celebration will be held on Tuesday, October 28th at  five thirty in the evening at Mill River Country Club in Stratford, Connecticut.

  • 5:30-6:30 Appetizers and Open Bar
  • 6:30 Program and Cash Bar
  • Cost is $100.00 (Sponsorship opportunities available.)

Please call the branch for tickets and additional information.

 


Fall Fun for Everyone

Fall 1 PhotoFill your Fall calendar with activities for yourself and everyone in your family!

Check out our Fall 1 Session Program Guide:  Program Guide

Session 1 runs:  September 2 through October 26, 2014

Registration opens on Monday, August 11 for Facility Members and on Monday, August 18 for Community Members.  Register in person at the Branch or on-line.


Party Yourself Into Shape

Are you ready? Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating.

WHEN:  Tuesdays at 7:00 pm / Thursdays at 5:30 pm

Free for members!

 


BSY Swim Team

BSY Swim Team

Ages: 5 – 18 years (participation depends on ability level)

A collaborative effort between the Bridgeport and Stratford Ys, our team offers a stimulating, enjoyable program that stresses stroke technique, endurance, sportsmanship, goal-setting and leadership.  We strive to do all this in an environment that embraces the YMCA’s philosophy of building spirit, mind and body for all.  We believe these qualities serve our swimmers well in the pool, but also in the classroom and in life.

Practices take place weeknights at the Stratford Y, 3045 Main Street, Stratford.  For more information contact Rob Urban at bsyswimming@cccymca.org

  2014 2015 Winter Season Bridgeport Stratford Y Swim Team Registration Form


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.

 


Y Fun Club

On days when Stratford Public Schools are closed for inclement weather, the Stratford Y offers programming for school-age children. Located at the main YMCA, and students can spend the day in a safe and fun environment challenging their friends to board games, creating art projects, swimming, and much more.  Pre-register today for our Y Fun Club, date to-be-determined. We will accept children as space and staff requirements allow.

Children need to bring a nut-free lunch, a bathing suit and towel, and appropriate clothes to play outdoors (snow clothes, extra pants, socks, boots, hats, gloves, etc.).

Ages: Grades K-6

Time:  8 am – 6 pm

Fees: Members $40   |   Community Members $80

 


Zumba® Kids

The Zumba® Kids program is the ultimate dance-fitness party for kids where they can play it loud and rock with friends! This program features age-appropriate music and moves that get kids movin’ to the beat. It’s all about feeling fearless on the dance floor, reinforcing the idea that it’s okay to just be yourself and dance like no one’s watching. Preregistration is required.

AGES: 5 – 8

FEES: Members $40/Community $80

WHEN:  Fridays from 5:30 – 6:15 pm, starting November 1

 


NAEYC Accredited Preschool Program

NAEYC Accredited Preschool Program

Ages: 3-4 years

Our preschool program uses the CT Preschool Curriculum and Assessment Framework.  Our preschool provides a wide variety of opportunities for each child to explore and learn in a safe and nurturing environment designed to meet each child’s individual need.

Activities include:

  • Center based learning
  • Indoor/outdoor movement
  • Arts and crafts
  • Science
  • Field trips
  • Story time
  • Music and movement
  • Circle time with Preschool learning and Kindergarten readiness

To be enrolled, children must be three years of age by December 31, and must be fully toilet trained.

Half Day Preschool:
9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Members $310.00/month  Community Participants $465.00/month

Full Day Preschool:
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Members $570.00/month  Community Participants $855.00/month

Extended Day Preschool:
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Members $720.00/month   Community Participants $1080.00/month

2014 CCC YMCA Preschool Registration Forms

Program Handbook:  Stratford Y Preschool Program Handbook

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/


School Age Before/After School Program

School Age Before/After School Program

Register now for the School Year!

We offer Comprehensive State Certified After School Program for youth in Kindergarten through 6th grade.  Your child will benefit from homework help, arts and crafts, healthy snacks, physical activity, games, swimming, and much more.

The YMCA offers Before and After School Child Care for students who attend Stratford public schools.

2014 2015 School Age Child Care Registration Packet

2014 2015 School Age Child Care Parent Handbook

Before School Care

Before School Care is offered at the YMCA and Stratford Academy.  Busing to school is provided.  Drop off for this program begins at 6:45 am

Time:  6:45 am until the start of the school day

Cost:  Members:  $195/per month; Non-members:  $293/per month

After School Care

The program also provides care on regularly scheduled half days.

Time:  Dismissal until 6:00pm.

Cost:  

5 days/week:  Members:  $255/per month; Non-members:  $383/per month

3 days/week:  Members:  $165/per month; Non-members:  $248/per month

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, visit this website. This site provides information on how the program works, who is eligible, and more. http://ctcare4kids.com/