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Our 25 yard indoor pool, treadmills, lifecycles, stairclimbers, cross trainers,  and free weights are just a few reasons to join the Woodruff Family YMCA in Milford, Connecticut. Learn more about our amenities and how to become a member.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday:    5:30am–9:30pm
Friday:                       5:30am–8:00pm
Saturday:                   7:00am–6:00pm
Sunday:                     9:00am–5:00pm

Child Watch Hours:

Monday-Wednesday:  9:00am–12:00pm & 5:00pm-8:15pm

Thursday:  9:00 am-12:00 pm & 4:00 pm–8:15 pm

Friday:  9:00 am-12:00 pm & 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Saturday:  8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:  9:00 am-12:00 pm

WDF Bldg WebAddress & Phone:

631 Orange Avenue
Milford, CT 06461                
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 203.878.6501                                  
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  203.878.0619
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The Early Bird Gets the Worm

INTRODUCING NEW 7:00 AM BOOTCAMP CLASSES

Need to get that workout in before heading to work for the day? Come check out our new 7:00am bootcamp classes! Designed to keep your heart rate high, muscles tired and sweat dripping- this class is sure to get ready to face the day.

When:                 Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Time:                   7:00 am in the Group Activities Room

Instructor:        Brian Kaminksi, CPT

Cost:                   Free to members!


Fitness & Fun, Train for a 5K Run

6 WEEK 5K TRAINING PROGRAM

Are you ready to cross the 5k finish line for the first time? Or perhaps reach a new personal record? Let us help you reach that new goal! Work with our Board Certified Athletic Trainer and Performance Enhancement Coach Alisha Williams to prepare for your race!

Group Sessions:   TBD based on enrollment

Kick Off Meeting:  Sept 6th at 9:00 am

Fees:  $60 members/$70 Community Members which includes race registration, Team Jersey, Water bottle and training program.

Target Race:  5k Angel Run on October 12 in Milford, CT

Questions? Contact Alisha Williams, Health and Wellness Director, at awilliams@cccymca.org or 203 878 6501


Open Water Swim

JOIN THE FUN – YMCA Charles Isle Mile

When:  September 16, 2014 6:00 pm

A one mile, open water swim off the shore of Walnut Beach to benefit the YMCA’s Annual Campaign

Register today!  https://runsignup.com/Race/CT/Milford/CharlesIsleMile

Prefer to cheer and observe?  Please volunteer!  4:30-7:30 pm We need kayakers to help guide our swimmers, timers, and general volunteers.

For More Information:  Matt Laprino, District Aquatics Director P 203 878 6501 x 3117 E mlaprino@cccymca.org

 


Fall Fun for Everyone

Fall 1 PhotoFill your Fall calendar with activities for yourself and everyone in your family!

Check out our Fall 1 Session Program Guide:  Program Guide Fall 1

Session 1 runs:  September 2 through October 26, 2014

Registration opens on Monday, August 11 for Facility Members and on Monday, August 18 for Community Members.  Register in person at the Branch or on-line.


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.

 


LIFE SKILLS SAVE LIVES

Become a certified Lifeguard

If you’re 15 or older and looking for a great part time job or a challenging career, that’s in demand, the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Program is one of the best places to start. Lifeguarding lets you work as part of a team to help people safely enjoy the water. You could even save a life!

Learning is fun and easy! Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn—

  • Rescue skills for use in the water and on land.
  • First aid and professional rescuer CPR/AED training to help you prepare for an emergency.
  • Professional lifeguard responsibilities.
  • Surveillance skills to help you recognize and prevent injuries.

Prerequisites

  • Swim a minimum of 550 yards continuously in a prone position demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.  (Swimming on the back is not allowed, swim goggles can be worn.)
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
    • Swim 20 yards, feet-first surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a10 pound object
    • Return to surface swim 20 yards hold object with both hands keeping face at or near pool surface
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps
  • Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface, and swim 5 yards to the side of the pool

ENROLL TODAY!  Waterfront Lifeguarding

Dates and Times:

Tentatively September 28, October 4, 12, 19, 26, November 2  at 9:00 – 3:00pm

Fees:   Members:  $275 / Community Members $375 CPR pocket mask and participant manual included


Y Fun Club

When schools are closed for the entire day, due to inclement weather, children enrolled in Before and After School programs may attend our full day Y Fun Club.  Parents provide transportation to the Y.  Children need to bring a lunch, a bathing suit and towel, plus appropriate clothes to play outdoors (snow clothes, extra pants,  socks, boots, hats, gloves, etc.)

Fees:  $15 Pre-registration.  $50/day for Members.  $100/day for Non-Members  Y Fun Club Registration


Stay Active Be Healthy Keep Having Fun

Silver Sneaker Members:  We are glad that you are being active and having fun with friends here at the Y!  To help you stick with it we are offering a new program.

Pick up a new Silver Sneakers Loyalty Card each month. Have it punch each day you come to the Y to get moving. At the end of the month if you have 10 punches turn it in your card. You will have a chance to win a gift card from a local merchant!

 


Your Goals Are Important to Us!

Personal Training

Whether you are 15 or 75, an experienced or beginning exerciser, personal training can help you reach your health and fitness goals. Our certified personal trainers will help develop an individualized program that is perfect for you and will support you with expert knowledge, coaching and motivation to help you look, feel and live better.

Registration: Personal Training sessions are sold in one hour increments and are scheduled between members and trainers.  To schedule your training & more information please call the Y.

Cost: After the first 1 hour initial training, each session can be divided into 30-minutes sessions.
2 hours: $86
4 hours: $160

Group training also available.


Youth & Government

Youth & Government

Ages:  High School Students

Delegations are held at Foran High School and Lauralton Hall.  Participants take on government roles and participate in writing, debating, lobbying and passing laws.  Program concludes with the annual state conference in Hartford.  (Delegations and participants will be required to pay for their own trip.)  Contact the Youth Department at ext. 3116 if you are interested but your school does not have a Delegation.

Session Dates: October 2014- March 2015