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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

Friday:                  5:30am-8:00pm

Saturday:              6:30am–3:00pm

Sunday:                8:00am–3:00pm

Child Watch Hours:

Monday – Thursday:  5:15pm-8:45pm

VLY Bldg WebAddress & Phone:

12 State Street
Ansonia, CT 06401
P  203.736.1435
F  203.736.1438
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Family Fun Nights

Family Fun Nights are a great way to spend an evening with your family. Activities may include arts &
crafts, movie nights, scavenger hunts, open family swim, games and more! Come join us for tons of family
fun! Pre-registration is required. Dates subject to change. Please confirm date when registering.

When:  Friday: April 24

Time:  6:00pm – 8:30pm

Fees: Members: Free / Community Members: $5 per person

Ages: All ages welcome

Learn Together, Play Together

VALLEY YMCA Child Care Center

At the Valley YMCA Child Care Center, kids try new things, build their confidence, make new friends and smile every day.


School Readiness Program and/or Preschool Program (3&4 year olds) – 32 Howard Avenue, Ansonia, CT 06401                                                               

For more information, please contact: Barbara Eckner 203 732 7778

The Y Is All About More.





The more support, guidance and opportunities we give kids, the more amazing qualities they’ll get out.  The more they get out, the more they can achieve growing up.  That’s why we provide kids a healthy, caring environment of fun, learning and belonging to help them reach their fullest potential.

And that’s why we celebrate Healthy Kids Day, our biggest day of the year devoted to kids and MORE!

Our Healthy Kids Day program will include: Parachute Play, our Pool Aqua Run, Face Painting and Tattoos, Water Safety, Corn Hole Toss, Tricycle Obstacle Class, Kids Fitness Demos, Healthy Snacks, Local Professionals,  Great Raffles and Prizes!

Join us on Saturday, April 25 10am – 1pm


Parent’s Night Out

Children will enjoy a night of games, music, crafts, swimming and more!  We offer 3 hours of supervised fun and activities along with a snack while parents have an evening out on the town.

Registration:  Closes 2 days before the event.  Dates are subject to change.  P 203 736 9622 to confirm

Ages:  Children 4 – 12 years old / Parents of all ages!

When:  Friday, April 10

Time:     6:00 – 9:00 pm

Fees:     Members:  $10.00 per child per night / Community Members:  $15 per child per night

From Workouts To Summer Camp

fitness-family2Spring into a healthier lifestyle by taking advantage of all the wonderful wellness classes and youth programs offered at the Y!

Join the Y today.  Register for Summer Camp now.

Check out our Spring Program Guide:  2015 Spring and Summer Program Guide

Spring Session Dates:  April 20 – June 14, 2015

Registration for Members Opens:  Monday, March 30

Registration for Community Opens:  Monday, April 6


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Endless Summer Fun

VLY Camp Picture1We are ready for another fun and exciting summer at the Valley YMCA Summer Camp.

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:  Summer Camp Brochure 2015

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!


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.




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.

Valley Y Application for Members in Residence