Summer Camp

Camp season is almost here!

Join us at YMCA Camps Mataucha & Oakasha on February 2nd, 2019 for our registration kick off events!

Have some fun and register in-person 2 days before anyone else! Join camp staff for some of their favorite activities and register ahead of the rush!

Camp Oakasha is located at Southbury Training School, and registration will take place by the Roselle Pool! For questions and more info please reach out to Camp Director, Laura Murphy, at

Camp Mataucha is located at 270 Smith Pond Road in Watertown. Events will take place in Woodward Hall, and registration will take place in the camp office. For questions and more info please reach out to Camp Director, Adam Dubois, at

General Registration begins Monday, February 4th, 2019!

NEW Before & After Care Info:

YMCA Camp Mataucha offers Before Camp Care at both the Waterbury YMCA (7:00 AM - 8:30
AM) and Camp Mataucha (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM). Campers are bused from Waterbury to Camp in
time for the camp day.

This summer, After Care will be only be provided at Camp Mataucha. There will be a bus available to transport campers to the Waterbury YMCA for pickup at 5:15 PM. This will allow campers to have a more traditional camp aftercare experience. There will be no additional cost for the bus, and campers will be staying at camp until 5:00pm.


One Number - Giving Tuesday

'Tis the Season of Giving!

Every day the Greater Waterbury YMCA works to ensure that people have access to the resources they need to live healthy, connected, and secure lives--no matter who they are or where they’re from.

As the year draws to a close, we ask you to consider making an end-of-year contribution to support our cause. Because of the generosity of donors like you, our community is growing stronger every single day. 

Learn more here and donate today for youth development, for healthy living, for social responsibility.

The Y. For a better us.  

The Y is where resolutions become results.

That's because when you join the Y, you're joining more than a gym. You're joining a community of people who connect, motivate, encourage, nourish, and support one another. At the Y, you'll form healthy habits, challenge yourself, make new friends, and find out what you can achieve. 

Your Membership includes:

Ready Set Go - A Free 12 Week weight loss and nutrition program to hold you accountable and help you reach your personal goals. 

Free babysitting while you work out.

Access to our: State-of-the-art Wellness Center, 2 pools, Basketball, Volleyball, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Indoor Track, Hot Tub, Sauna, and Steam Room.

Over 50 Group Fitness and Spin classes each week.

Membership-based discounts and priority registration for special programs like swim lessons, youth sports, and Y athletic clubs. 

Guest privileges at over 2,000 Y's nationwide.

Plus, to make it even easier to kick off your year right, if you join in the month of January, we'll waive your joiner fee! 

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Call the front desk for pricing and information at 203-754-9622 ext. 100, or stop in for a tour any time!

our mission

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



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7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

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Annual Fischang-Cicchetti Memorial Race Results Are In!!

Congratulations to our Overall Male and Female Winners:

5-Mile - Pat Dennen (27:29) & Kate Cicchetti (33:47)

5K - Thomas Lapham (19:38) & Mae Grochowski (21:19)

View Full Race Results Here!

School Readiness Program at the Greater Waterbury Y 

A full-day preschool program for 3-5-year-olds that develops children's minds and bodies at the Y! Spots are still available for your child. Schedule a tour with Stephanie or call us for more information.    

Before and After School Care

2018-2019 School Year Registration is OPEN!

The Greater Waterbury YMCA’s Before and After School Program provides kids with time to explore by combining academics with play and offering a caring and safe environment where youth can achieve, feel a sense of belonging, build friendships and explore new interests. Go here for more information or to print the necessary forms. Contact Emily at with questions!  



Winter Session 1 ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR Aquatics & youth Sports begins Monday, December 17th! Nonmembers can register beginning Monday, December 24th!

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Now you can easily register for Y programs online by clicking here!

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.