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
12 State Street
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: February 27, March 27, April 24
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Fees: Members: Free / Community Members: $5 per person
Ages: All ages welcome
Encouraging Healthy Habits
At the Y, you’ll find more than fitness equipment and nutrition tips to help you maintain your health. You’ll also find the support and confidence you need to nurture your growth in spirit, mind and body. The Y offers something for everyone – programs for you, your child and your family. You’ll fit right in.
Winter Session II - February 23 – April 19, 2015
Program Guide – 2015 Winter Program Guide
Register on-line, at the Branch or by calling.
Facility Member Registration begins on February 2.
Community Member Registration begins on February 9.
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, February 13, March 13, April 10
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Fees: Members: $10.00 per child per night / Community Members: $15 per child per night
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: 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.