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
GIVING THROUGH ZUMBA
Let’s have some fun – ninety minutes of Zumba with Kimberly, Judy, & Loren! ALL are welcome to participate. Dance for the Valley Y Annual Campaign and have a great time!
When: Saturday, November 22 – 10:00-11:30am
Fees: Minimum donation of $20 Includes great music, door prizes, and lots of fun!
Proceeds benefit the Valley Y Annual Campaign which in turn provides opportunities to youth and families to learn to swim, go to camp and much more.
Fall Fun for Everyone
Check out our Fall Session Program Guide: Program Guide
Session 11 runs: October 27 through December 21, 2014
Registration opens on Monday, Oct 6 for Facility Members and on Monday, Oct 13 for Community Members. Register in person at the Branch or on-line.
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, September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12 and January 9
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Fees: Members: $10.00 per child per night / Community Members: $15 per child per night
FAMILY FUN NIGHT
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: Fridays: September 26, October 24, November 21, December 19, January 23
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Fees: Members: Free / Community Members: $5 per person
Ages: All ages welcome
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.