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
Eating 5 or more fruits and vegetables daily is one of the most important choices you can make to maintain your health. Research shows that eating 5 or more fruits and vegetables helps prevent heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, stroke and birth defects.
Challenge yourself to eat 3 vegetables and 2 fruits each day with the Y’s 30 Day Nutrition Challenge!
Just pick up a tracker from Member Services or the Health & Wellness Team and begin to track your fruits and veggies. Add in one type of physical activity each day for a healthy boost!
Complete the 30 Day Nutrition Challenge for a chance to win cool prizes!
Through the Safety Around Water program, parents and caregivers will be encouraged to help their children learn fundamental water safety and swimming skills. During the course, child will learn how to respond if they find themselves in unexpected water situations – – from how to reach the water’s surface if they submerge to safely reaching a pool’s edge or exiting any body of water.
For detailed program information, please contact our Aquatics Department or Member Service Team. Class times and locations vary by program and Y Branch.
The Y is a place where you can work toward that balance by challenging yourself or your child to learn a new skill or how to swim. We foster connections with friends through our wellness programs. We bring your loved ones closer together through our many family-centered activities.
At the Y, it’s not about the activity you choose as much as it is about the benefits of living healthier on the inside as well as the outside.
Learn more about the Y Programs in our Spring Summer Program Guide. Register at the Y in person or by calling; on-line via the web or our mobile app.
The Spring Session begins on April 24 and runs through June 18. Program Registration starts on Monday, April 3 for Members; on Monday, April 10 for Community.
The Summer Session begins on June 19 and runs through August 13. Program Registration starts on Monday, May 29 for Members; on Monday, June 5 for Community.
Active Together gives you all the training you need – cardio, strength, balance and flexibility – in just one hour. Get stronger and healthier with inspiring music, adjustable dumbbells, weight plates, body weight and simple athletic movements. Getting Started Details.
The Class You Pick, The Experience You Remember! Try Active Together! Class days and times are listed in the Group Exercise Schedule posted on our schedules web page.
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 Valley Y Summer Camp provides a fun and unique experience that gives 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 Day Camp 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 203 736 9622 or contact Julie Mott at P 203 736 9622 x2802. Get ready for your kids to have The Best Summer Ever!
Forget your membership card? Wonder if there is a Zumba class this evening? Need to squeeze in a workout while you’re out and about? Looking for open swim or child watch times?
The Central Connecticut Coast Y app will give you everything you need in the palm of your hand – for all our Membership Branches!
Schedules – on one user-friendly landing page for all CCCY Branches / Calendar – for easy transition through days/dates / Filters – by area/room, time of day, class type / Notifications – from multiple branches / Locations – with facility status and hours / Member Cards – use your phone to check-in, load them into your IOS Wallet for display when near the Y / Programs – view and register / Push Notifications! Opt-in for updates on classes and the facility / Email the Y / FREE!
There’s no limit to how many friends you refer and there’s no limit to how many FREE months you can receive.
Being with friends is always more fun for you and your family.
An Instructor led class takes place on an ultra smooth stationary bike. The combination of music, motivation and your fellow riders makes this class unique. Join us for an invigorating cardio workout.
Check the Schedules page of our web site for class time.
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.