Hamden/North Haven YMCA focuses on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Its mission is…More to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirits, minds and bodies. Membership includes use of YMCA facilities throughout the state, as well as 10 free guest passes every year. Activities include swimming classes for ages 6 months and older, private swim lessons, CPR classes, lifeguard certification, dance classes, a music program, martial arts, sports, personal training and birthday parties.
The YMCA also sponsors childcare programs in the town's eight elementary schools and transportation for students of Wintergreen Magnet School. Programs are available during school vacations and snow days, as well.