New Canaan YMCA

Youth Development

Youth Development

Bouncing Bears Gymnastics

Our Bouncing Bears and Beyond movement education program provides children 12 months and older with a safe, fun, kid-oriented environment where we focus on the total well-being of each child.

Child Development

The Tom Hargrove & Anita Grover, MD Child Development Center at the New Canaan YMCA supports our community’s families through child care programs for ages 6 weeks through 6th grade.

Competitive Aquatics

Our Y proudly offers three competitive aquatics teams where our young athletes develop not only the physical skills of the sport, but also strengthen their foundations of teamwork and self-confidence.

Family Programs & Activities

We love our families. Here at the Y, we offer programs and events where families can come together to be healthier, stronger, and happier.

Kids Club On-Site Babysitting

My Playroom is our Y’s drop-in babysitting program available to our members while they use our facility. Open to ages 6 months and older. Free with a Family Membership!

Red Cross Certification Courses

Our Red Cross Certification courses teach our community’s kids and teens how to effectively respond in emergency situations through first aid training.

Sports, Wellness & Recreation

We promote healthy living among all ages and provide sports and wellness programs that keep kids active while developing their physical, emotional, and social skills, in addition to self-confidence.

Summer Camp

New Canaan YMCA Summer Camps offer a variety of experiences for children of all ages and abilities, with each camp offering safe and supervised fun provided by a caring, responsible staff.

Swim Lessons

The New Canaan YMCA’s swim lessons program offers a fun, safe, and instructive environment for children to become confident in and out of the water.

Y Support Needs (YSN)

The Y’s support needs department offers programs, support services, and opportunities for kids, teens, and adults with special needs, where everyone belongs and where all abilities are celebrated.