Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the Meriden-New Britain-Berlin YMCA.
DEEP Free Swim Lessons
The Meriden-New Britain-Berlin YMCA has been awarded the Connecticut State Alliance of YMCA’s DEEP grant for the DEEP Free Swim Lesson program. This grant is made possible through funding provided by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and administered by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP). Those who qualify may receive free lessons.
Lifeguard Certification and Recertification
Get certified as a lifeguard or renew your certification. Sign up now for our December Red Cross classes.
New spin class!
Come spin with Adriana! New class starting Monday October 31st from 5:30 - 6:00 a.m.
Y gets $10,000 grant for tech tools
The Y will be expanding its technology offerings thanks to a recent grant award.
Y partnering with Rotary to host golf tournament
For families that can’t afford to send their kids to summer camp and swim lessons, the Y is there.
The New Britain-Berlin-Meriden YMCA provides these programs free-of-charge to those in need, a feat that would be impossible if not for some serious fundraising.
That’s where the Y’s annual golf tournament comes in.
Kids in the North-Oak Street neighborhood are enjoying summer
Kids in the North-Oak Street neighborhood are enjoying a summer filled with snow cones, water blasters, sports and games.
At least those who take advantage of the New Britain YMCA’s Camp Rec Express, a free, drop-in summer camp at Willow Street Park Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, except when it rains.
How to Beat the Heat and Stay Fit
Here are some important tips on how to take care of your health and wellness during this summer heat wave.
New ZUMBA class starting May 3rd
New ZUMBA class starting May 3rd
Easter Weekend Schedule
Easter Weekend Schedule: We are closing at 2:00 p.m. on April 15th, open our regular schedule on April 16th, and closed for Easter Sunday April 17th.
New Britain-Berlin YMCA slated to receive more than $1 million in funding for improvements
The New Britain-Berlin YMCA is slated to receive more than a million dollars in funding for improvements to its facility on High Street.
The facility renovations include air conditioning upgrades and energy efficient window replacement in an attempt to support health safety and implement cost-savings on gas and electricity for the YMCA.
Five Tips for Getting Your Heart Healthy During American Heart Month
February is American Heart Month, and with recently published research indicating blood pressure control has worsened in both men an woman since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to use this month to get a blood pressure screening and focus on becoming heart healthy. Below are tips for the whole family to become heart healthy this February.
In 2022, fitness and community share a welcoming space
No matter your health and well-being goals in 2022, the Y is the place to achieve them.
Meriden-New Britain-Berlin YMCA Congratulates Seals Swim Team Members
Congratulations to the Seals Swimmers for qualifying to attend the ISCA Showcase this summer. This was our first time attending the long course meet in St. Petersburg, Florida. It was a great experience for all. Here’s a summary: 12 swimmers, 70 events, 55 best times, 4 top ten finishers, 13 medals, 12 exhausted swimmers and families, met one new Olympic swimmer and walked away with 3 extremely proud coaches!
Summer Camp for Children with Type 1 Diabetes
The Connecticut Lions Club is partnering with the Meriden-New Britain-Berlin YMCA to offer a special summer camp at Mountain Mist. This one week camp gives children with Type 1 diabetes the opportunity to have a fun outdoor experience while under the care of registered nurses who specialize in the care of pediatric diabetes.