The Valley YMCA has been a vital part of the Valley community since 1866 – serving the residents of Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton. At the Valley YMCA, we build strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.
Visit us and experience for yourself that we have something for everyone! Join us and become a part of a worldwide organization whose goal is to help individuals attain their greatest possible potential. We want to help YOU reach the GOALS you have established, provide a FUN ATMOSPHERE, and the OPPORTUNITY to make new friends. Learn more about our amenities and how to become a member.
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 5:30am–9:00pm
Child Watch Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 5:15pm-8:45pm
Address & Phone:
12 State Street
Change Your Choices, Change Your Life
Join the YMCA Healthy Lifestyle program to adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthier, increasing physical activity, and weight loss.
- 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.
MAKE IT A PLAY DATE
Home School Wellness Program
Your children will learn skills once a week for 8 weeks that will educate them to be fit, healthy and play core sports. The program will be split Gym and Pool time evenly. We will teach your child in a friendly non-competitive environment where we incorporate the Y’s areas of Healthy Living, Youth Development, and Social Responsibility.
Dates: Fall II Session October 26 – December 20
Age: K – 5, Age groups
Cost: Members: $80 / Community Members: $160
Swim, Play, Learn
Looking for extra Swim Lessons for your Child before school begins? Join our Accelerated swim program!
Complete in just two weeks: August 10, 2015 – August 21, 2015
Classes Run 3 days per week, Monday – Wednesday
3-5 yrs: 11:30am or 5:30pm
6-8 yrs: 12:00am or 6:00pm
9-12 yrs: 6:30pm
Registration now, only 30 spots available!
Cost: Members – $50 / Community Members – $100
For more information, contact Valley Y Welcome Center or Aquatics Coordinator Ian Gatavaski
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.
Endless Summer Fun
Summer fun starts here! You can expect plenty of the annual favorites like Kid’s Zumba and Swim Lessons but you can also expect some new additions to our camp! We will offer more science and cooking activities as well as additional sports such as field hockey and lacrosse into our activity schedule. There’s something for every child – all in one location! Your camper is sure to have fun, make new friends, grow as a person and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Browse our 2015 Summer Day Camp Brochure: Camp Brochure 2015 Updated March
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. 2015 Camp Registration Forms Camp Parent Handbook 2015 CCC YMCA CIT Application_References
We look forward to seeing you at the Valley YMCA Summer Camp!
SilverSneakers® Muscular Strength & Range of Movement
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, a SilverSneakers® ball are offered for resistance, and chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
SilverSneakers® Cardio Circuit
Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is offered for support, stretching, and relaxation exercises.
The Valley Y offers single men, 18 years and older, safe, clean, affordable housing in a comfortable environment. While many of our residents may not have any other support networks, the Y’s Members-in-Residence program gives individuals a sense of community, hope and a place to belong.
Fees are paid weekly. Income verification, background check, and references are required. Applications are available at the Welcome Center. Participants in the program are encouraged to use the facilities and enjoy the benefits of a Y membership. Contact Barbara Moore, Executive Director P 203 736 9622 for more information.