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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:                7:00am–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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Safety Around Water

Keep kids and families safer

Register for our fun, five day, free community wide program which teaches youth water safety skills.  Children 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 a body of water.  (Similar skills are taught in Y Swim Lesson Programs.)

AGES: Children, preschool and up

WHEN:  June 15 – June 19

FEES:  Free with registration

REGISTER:  On-line, at the Y or by calling the Branch

Summer Fun For Everyone

Program Guide Summer 2015At the Y, you can get healthy, grow stronger, make new friends or just enjoy others in your community.  Have fun this summer by participating in various healthy and enjoyable activities at the Y.

Review our Summer Program Guide for activities, classes, summer camp and more!

2015 Spring Summer Program Guide Valley Y

Summer Session:  June 22 – August 16, 2015

Register on-line or by calling the Branch.

Member Registration:  June 1, 2015

Community Member Registration:  June 8, 2015

Race, Support, Have Fun!

Race, Support, Have Fun!

Valley Y Sunset Run 2015 Logo7th Annual Sunset 5k & 2 Mile Fitness Walk

Join Us to Benefit Our Annual Campaign

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 7:00pm

Where: Prendergast School,  59 Finney Street, Ansonia

All proceeds benefit our Annual Campaign which provides the funds needed to make programs available, provide recreational learning and life-enhancing experiences throughout the Valley.  Sign up online at or at the Y Welcome Center Front Desk P 203 736 9622 or E

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

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:  Camp Brochure 2015 Updated March

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