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
Join the YMCA Healthy Lifestyle program to adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthier, increasing physical activity, and weight loss.
Register for an information session today! Dates and times can be found on the schedules page of our web site.
Your child will be escorted to the Y once a week for 8 weeks. Each swim lesson will be 30 minutes long. During these 30 minute lessons, we will teach your child important swimming skills in a friendly non-competitive environment where we incorporate the Y’s areas of Healthy Living, Youth Development, and Social Responsibility.
Dates: Fall 1 Session September – October and Fall 2 Session November – December
Age: Grade 4-8, Age groups
Cost for Assumption School Students: $60
We focus our work in three key areas, because nurturing the potential of kids, helping people live healthier, and supporting our neighbors are fundamental to strengthening communities.
Browse our Fall Program Guide to learn all the ways we can get stronger together:
Our Fall 1 Program Session runs August 31, 2015 – October 25, 2015. Our Fall 2 Program Session runs October 25, 2015 – December 20, 2015.
Facility Members can register for programs starting Monday, August 10, 2015. Community Members on Monday, August 17, 2015. Register on-line, at the Y or by calling our Member Service Team.
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
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.
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.
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.