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:
Address & Phone:
3045 Main Street
No School, No Problem
Y Vacation Club
Even though schools are closed for Spring Recess (April 14 – 18) the Stratford YMCA is here for your child care needs. Drop your child off with our experienced child care staff for a fun-filled day of games, activities, arts & crafts, swimming, and more! Please bring a nut-free lunch, a bathing suit, and a towel. Preregistration is required.
Time: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Fees: Members- $35 per day / Community- $70 per day
Compete in the Fast Lane
Join the BSY Swim Team. Become a Torpedo!
The Bridgeport/Stratford YMCA (BSY) Swim Team is a YMCA core values-based program promoting swimming skills, character development, sportsmanship, volunteerism, and leadership in an environment where everyone has equal access to pursue their goals regardless of race, creed, or economic status. It is our mission to actively recruit children of varied backgrounds and ethnicities to participate in a sport that has long suffered from a lack of diversity.
The 2014 summer season runs April 14 – August 8 your Child and Teen will gain confidence and perfect their skills. Swim Team Registration Form
For more information: BSY Swim Team Krystal O’Brien P 203 375 5844 or E firstname.lastname@example.org
Endless Summer Fun
You can expect plenty of awesome and fun activities including swimming, arts and crafts, sports and counselor led activities. This year, look for our new convenient sign-in and parent information table.
We are excited to welcome everyone ages 5-15 to join and enjoy any and all of our one week sessions.
Looking for something for your 3 or 4 year old? The Stratford Y offers full-year preschool. During the summer, we switch to camp mode offering many age appropriate summer activities for this age group.
There is something for every child-all in one location! Whatever camp program you choose, your camper is sure to have fun, make new friends, grow as a person, and make incomparable memories that will last them a lifetime. Registration Forms
Browse our 2014 Summer Day Camp Brochure: Camp Brochure
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.
We will host open house events on: Saturday, March 29; April 12; May 17 10am – 1 pm. Visit the camp and meet the staff. We’ll give you a tour and answer all your questions.
SNOW! GOTTA WORK? Y WORRY!
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- $35 | Non-members- $70
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, 6, & 7
FEES: Members $40/Community $80
WHEN: Fridays from 5:30 – 6:15 pm, starting November 1
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 Krystal O’Brien, Aquatics Director.
School Age Before/After School Program
Register now for the School Year!
Comprehensive State Certified After School Program for youth in Kindergarten through 6th grade. Your child will benefit through 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.
Before School Care
Time: 6:45 am until the start of the school day
Cost: Members: $195/per month; Non-members: $215/per month
After School Care
The program also provides care on regularly scheduled half days.
Time: Dismissal until 6:00pm.
5 days/week: Members: $255/per month; Non-members: $275/per month
3 days/week: Members: $165/per month; Non-members: $180/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/