Even though schools are closed, the Stratford YMCA is here for your child care needs. Drop your child off with our experienced 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. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items, so please leave your electronics at home. Preregistration is required. Registration ends two days before event so we can staff properly.
Time: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Fees: Members- $50 per day / Community- $100 per day
Additional Info: All participants not currently in the before/after school program will need to complete a registration packet, provide a current health form, and medication/medication authorization form, if needed, prior to attending the Y Vacation Club.
Do you remember your best summer ever? Was your best summer a combination of exploration, activity, education, friends and fun?
Summer is an ideal time for children to get out and explore. A chance to enjoy recreational and educational activities that help them learn, grow and thrive.
For families looking to keep their children’s minds and bodies active, the Y can give them an adventurous, active and healthy summer.
The Stratford Y Camp Parrot Perch provides fun and unique experiences that give children and teens the opportunity to explore, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime. The Best Summer Ever!
To register, please print and fill out the Registration Packet – calculate the deposit, write your check or let us know to use a credit card on file and mail or drop off your forms at the Y – it’s that easy!
If you and your child are interested in our Counselor In Training Program, please follow the directions in our CCC YMCA CIT Application/References document.
If you have questions, join us for one of our Open House events shared in our Brochure, call the Y P 203 375 5844 or email Deanna Bogen or Ashley Fedak. Get ready for your kids to have The Best Summer Ever!
On days when Stratford Public Schools are closed for the entire day, due to inclement weather, children enrolled in our Before and Afterschool programs may attend our full day Y Fun Club. 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, space is limited. Fees are paid in advance for the next inclement weather day. Any unused Y Fun Club days will be credited to your SACC account in May. If the Y Fun Club is in session and you choose not to send your child, you will not be refunded for that day.
TIME: 8 am—6 pm (weather permitting)
WHO: School Age Child Care Participants Grades K-6
FEES: $50.00 per day as a member of the Y in addition to your current SACC tuition / $100.00 per day as a community member in addition to your current SACC tuition. Any unused Y Fun Club days will be credited to your SACC account in May. If the Y Fun Club is in session and you choose not to send your child, you will not be refunded for that day.
WHERE: Stratford Y 3045, Main Street, Stratford CT 06614
REGISTRATION: You may sign up at the Welcome Center at the Main YMCA. All registrations must be in 48 hours before attending the Y Fun Club. No drop in sign ups are allowed due to staffing requirements! Stratford Y Fun Club Winter Registration
BRING: 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.). We are not responsible for lost or stolen items, so please leave your electronics at home.
You can relax knowing that with us, your kids are getting their daily dose of fun, homework assistance, character development, cultural enrichment and fitness with the Y. We offer Comprehensive State Certified After School Program for youth in Kindergarten through 6th grade.
The YMCA offers Before and After School Child Care for students who attend Stratford public schools.
Before School Care is offered at the YMCA, Stratford Academy and Wilcoxson. 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
The program also provides care on regularly scheduled half days. Chapel, Eli Whitney, Franklin, Nichols, Second Hill Lane, Victoria Soto School, Wilcoxson and Johnson House at Stratford Academy. Lordship and Honeyspot are bused by the Board of Education to Stratford Academy.
Time: Dismissal until 6:00pm.
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://www.ctcare4kids.com/
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