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–9:00pm
Child Watch Hours:
Monday – Sunday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monday & Wednesday: 5:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Tuesday: 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thursday: 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Friday: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Address & Phone:
631 Orange Avenue
SANTA LOVES PANCAKES!
Join Santa for Breakfast!
Have fun and spend time with your family! Enjoy a pancake breakfast followed by a visit with Santa Claus himself! Don’t forget your wish list.
Ages: Parents and children of all ages.
When: Saturday, December 14th, 8:30 – 10:00 AM
Contact: Nicole Servas, Youth Director 203 878-6501 ext. 3116
Fees: Member: $6 per person (18 months and under free) / Community Member: $12 per person
Additional Info: Pre-registration is required.
SWIM CLIMB COMPETE
Middle School Afterhours Aqua Run
Come compete with your friends on our aqua obstacle course at a fun night just for Middle Schoolers!
- Bring your bathing suit and towel
- Compete with your friends on the course
- Lifeguards will be on duty
WHEN: December 20; 7:30-9:30 pm
FEES: Facility Member: $5 / Community Member: $10
Where Everyone Comes to Play
Our Winter 1 Session runs January 2 – February 23
Registration for Facility Members starts on December 2; for Community Members on December 9.
Browse our Winter 1 Program Guide for all the details!
YMCA Members: It’s Family Night at the Y! Spend your evening with family and friends. Enjoy the fun! Bring your floats – they’re all welcome on this night, only. Standard pool rules still apply. Children wearing floatation devices must be accompanied. See our pool rules and youth guidelines. Register Today!
Feature Presentation: The Polar Express
DATE: Friday, December 13
TIME: 7:00 to 9:00 pm
TUMBLE, SWIM, HAVE SOME FUN
Gym and Swim starting Winter 1
In the first half hour, the child participate in songs and activities as they play together in our multipurpose room. Then the child will discover buoyancy and beginning movement in the water, such as kicking, arm strokes, and breath control. Classes enhance your child’s social, physical, gross motor and cognitive development, through self-discovery, interaction with new friends, songs and games!
When: Thursday Gym 10:30 – 11:00 am/Pool 11:15 – 11:45 am
Fees: Member: $90 / Community: $180
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.
- 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: December 21, 22, 23, 27, 28 & 29 9:00am – 3pm
2014 Class Schedule:
Class 1: January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23 and March 2 Times: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Class 2: March 30, April 6, 13, 27, May 4 and May 11 Times: 9:00 – 3:00pm
Class 3: September 28, October 4, 12, 19, 26, November 2 Times: 9:00 – 3:00pm
Fees: $400 CPR pocket mask and participant manual included
No School? Try Half Day Swim Lessons!
Half Day Swim Lesson Program
Take advantage of our new Half A Day swim lesson program. It takes place at the Y during winter and spring school vacation weeks. Designed for children ages 4 through 8, Half A Day has a swim lesson and free-swim period each day; arts and crafts, music and gym time round out the fun.
Space is limited, so remember to sign up early for the Half A Day swim lesson program during the 2012 winter school breaks. For more information, contact Aquatics Director Matt LaPrino at 203 878 6501 x3117 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Dec 26, 27, 30, 31
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Fees: Members: $125 / Non-members: $250
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
Focus Form Functional Strength
Kettle Bell Boot Camp
Are you looking for a different type of strength workout? This boot camp will focus on increasing functional strength by utilizing compound kettle bell strength movements with an emphasis on form, tension, and breathing. Kettle bell work will be combined with body weight metabolic interval training. Get encouraged and motivated to push yourself in this group workout!
When: Wednesday, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Fees: Facility Members Free
Additional Info: Please pre-register at the Member Service Desk
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!
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.
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