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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:

Sunday – Friday:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Monday – Thursday:  5:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Friday:  5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Saturday:  8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Address & Phone:

631 Orange Avenue
Milford, CT 06461                
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Charles Island Y-Tri

Woodruff Family Y Charles Island Y Tri 2014 LogoOur 2nd Annual Charles Island Y-Tri will be held on Sunday, August 10th  

Register today:

Want to volunteer?  Please call Matt LaPrino at 203 878 6501

Please join us to show your support!  All proceeds benefit our Annual Campaign.

If you’d like to Volunteer – please email or let our Member Service Team know.

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.


Time to get swimming

Two-week daily swim lesson sessions


All sessions consist of 8 lessons

Session 2: July 7 – 17

Session 3: July 21 – 31

Session 4: August 4 – 14

Members only:  Preschool: $79 / Youth: $86

Pike:  Monday – Thursday 8:00-8:30 / Monday – Thursday 9:00-9:30

Eel:  Monday – Thursday 8:30 – 9:00 / Monday – Thursday 9:30-10:00

Polliwog:  Monday – Thursday 4:00 – 4:30

Minnow:  Monday – Thursday 5:00 – 5:45

Guppy:  Monday – Thursday 4:30 – 5:00

Endless Summer Fun

WDF Camp PhotosSummer Day Camp!

You can expect plenty of awesome and fun activities including swimming, arts and crafts, archery, sports and  counselor led activities.  We will also offer a variety of specialty camps throughout the summer.

We are excited to welcome everyone ages 3-15 to join Camp Wepawaug and enjoy any and all of our one week sessions.

For your convenience the location of pick up and drop off will be behind the side parking lot.

There is something for every child-all in one location!  Whatever camp program you choose, your camper is sure to have fun, make new friends, grow as a person, and make incomparable memories that will last them a lifetime.  Camp Wepawaug is more than a camp, we are a family.

Browse our 2014 Summer Day Camp Brochure:  Summer Camp Brochure 2014

To register download, pickup or have us mail you the registration packet.  Camp 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.  Parent Handbook 2014

CCC YMCA Summer Camp CIT Application_References

We look forward to seeing you at the Woodruff Family YMCA this summer!



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.


  • 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:

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

Fees:   Member: $125 / Community Member: $195

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.

Water Fitness Classes

Ages: 18 and up

We offer several fitness classes that take advantage of the unique properties of water. The workouts will include a warm up, aerobics, toning, stretching and cool down. Flotation devices such as noodles and barbells will be utilized to increase resistance. Come join the fun! Classes offered during the day and evenings.

View our schedules.

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 2013- March 2014