From exceptional fitness facilities including our indoor pool, Life Fitness circuit, Lifecycles, Elliptical Cross trainers, treadmills, recumbent bikes and upright bikes to our child watch and child care services for preschoolers, 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
Child Watch Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Address & Phone:
3045 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06614
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.
Plan to stretch yourself in more ways than one by participating in our wellness classes (we have a new one – Cycle Together) and swim lessons. Many members love our Aqua Zumba and Aqua Maids classes. Our Water Volleyball program is always accepting new players! Check out our Fall 11 Program Guide for class days and times.
Fall 11 Session Programs run October 22 – December 17, 2017. Registration starts October 2 for Facility Members; October 9 for Community Members.
Fall 1 Session Programs run August 28 – October 22, 2017. Fall 1 Program Guide
We have come a long way since that first group lesson, and we’re excited to present the latest swim lesson upgrades to you and your family. Our new swim lesson curriculum is based on extensive research. It allows us to keep doing what we’ve been doing great yet build upon it to really make us the leading provider of aquatics in our community.
Our swim lesson curriculum has evolved to be a better fit for your child’s age, fitness level, aquatic level and experience. The fun fish names we previously used to identify the different lesson levels have been replaced with names that more closely relate to the skills we will be working on in each stage. In stages 1-3, our certified swim instructors facilitate activities that focus on building confidence in the water, instilling good water safety habits and personal growth. In stages 4-6, instructors help swimmers build confidence in deep water as well as work on stroke techniques. And swim stages A and B give our youngest swimmers, infants and toddlers, an opportunity to get comfortable in the water with a parent or guardian.
This exciting new curriculum helps each participant experience a sense of accomplishment after each lesson and build relationships with other swimmers in their class. We also look forward to seeing swimmers advance more quickly through the stages.
Cycle Together is a huge calorie burner. It’s a 60-minute cycling experience brought indoors. Chase the pack, spin the flats, climb mountains and sprint to the finish. Feel the thrill of energetic music and group dynamics as you get all the benefits of interval training.
Go to our Schedules page to learn which Y’s will offer Cycle Together, when and what time! Here are a few tips to get you started.
There are many reasons to participate at the Y – to build endurance, lose weight, strengthen your heart. When you come to the Y, you’re committing to more than simply becoming healthier. You are supporting the values and programs that strengthen our community. At the Y, children learn what they can achieve, families spend quality time together, and we all build relationships that deepen our sense of belonging. Check out our Summer 2017 Program Guide.
Register on our mobile app, web site, in person or by calling the Y. Registration opens for Members on May 29; for Community Members on June 5. Summer Session runs June 19 – August 13.
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!
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.
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
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.
To be enrolled, children must be three years of age by December 31, and must be fully toilet trained. A $50 non-refundable Family Registration Fee is due at the time of registration.
Half Day Preschool:
9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Members $325.00/month Community Participants $490.00/month
Full Day Preschool:
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Members $585.00/month Community Participants $880.00/month
Extended Day Preschool:
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Members $735.00/month Community Participants $1,105.00/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, take a look at their website. You can look at the site to find out how the program works, who is eligible, and more. http://www.ctcare4kids.com/
Ages: 5-12 years
Enjoy your days off from school at our Y Vacation Club! Children should bring a peanut free lunch and appropriate clothing, including a bathing suit and towel.
7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Members: $50 per day
Community Members: $100 per day