Be part of the best summer ever!


Located in Watertown, CT. YMCA Camp Mataucha is nestled on 80 acres of beautiful wilderness that includes a spring fed pond, trails, archery, rock climbing walls, outdoor ampitheater and more. Camp programs run from June 20 - August 19, 2016 and focus on Achievement, Relationships, and Belonging, with an amazing staff to ensure your child has a summer to remember!

YMCA Camp Oakasha

Camp Oakasha is happy to celebrate our 20th Anniversary of quality traditional day camp programming and serves over 125 children a day from families of Southbury, Middlebury, Woodbury, Oxford, Beacon Falls, and surrounding areas. Activities include swimming, boating, archery, climbing tower, arts & crafts, nature, sports, low ropes, and much more. 


Named for Chase Kowalski, an amazing little boy from Newtown who loved to run, Race 4 Chase strives to empower kids to reach their full potential. Registration is for children ages 6-12 years old wishing to participate in the Triathlon Program. This program provides youth with a fun, skill building, life-changing experience by introducing them to the sport of triathlon.This free program runs for 6 weeks beginning Monday, June 27, 2016 and ending Saturday, August 6, 2016.


Sunshine, Friendship & Great Memories

Find out more about YMCA Summer Camps:  Camp Mataucha » | Camp Oakasha »  | Summer Sunshine

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To put Christian principles into practice through programs that develop a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.



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The Greater Waterbury YMCA is a United Way Agency. For United Way 211 info click here.


BE A PART OF THE TEAM... Team 13.1 at the Greater Waterbury Y! 

Team 13.1 is a unique opportunity to train for the Eversource Half Marathon with a team of dedicated athletes and volunteers!  Team 13.1 not only trains together, but each athlete is responsible to raise money for the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program.  For more information, contact Meghan at 203-754-9622 ext. 155.  To register, click here.       

Don't Miss the 35th Annual Golf Tournament! 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | Country Club of Waterbury

All proceeds benefit the YMCA Community Support Campaign to fund scholarship assistance for our program.  Register a FOURSOME or a SINGLE golfer.    

Register Now for the Before & After School Program!  

The Y offers Before & After School programs in schools in Waterbury and Watertown, as well as at the Y.  Please contact Kristen Jones for more information or to download the application, click here.  

YMCA Holiday Hours

Monday, September 5- CLOSED for Labor Day. 

Summer Hours are in effect Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend: 

Weekday hours- no change

Saturday 7- 3:30

Sunday 7:30- 2:30  

Child Watch will be closed on Sundays and will close at 7:30 PM instead of 8 on weekdays.  


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Now you can easily register for Youth programs online by clicking the  buttons above!

If you are new, you will be asked to set up an account by providing an email address and password. If you are already a Y member, your account is set up under the email we have on file for you. If you aren't sure, give us a call and we can walk you through it!

Livestrong at the YMCA

SEE THE IMPACT of LIVESTRONG at the YMCA.  The Y of the USA celebrates one of our own survivors, Diane Scinto.  For more information or to enroll in our upcoming LIVESTRONG at the YMCA class, contact Meghan.   

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