Mystic Branch

Welcome Spring With Us!

 

SPRING II TERM: April 24-June 18, 2017

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Mystic Branch
1 Harry Austin Drive Mystic, CT 06355
860-536-3575

The Mystic Branch is dedicated to providing our members with quality programs that enrich their lives through their mind, body and spirit. The YMCA engages children, teens, adults and seniors through a variety of specific programs including sports, camping, wellness, and aquatics. Our swim instructors continue to teach the time-honored swim lessons that have been at the heart of the YMCA movement. Find yourself at the YMCA today!

Facility Hours
Monday-Friday: 5:00am-10:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 6:00am-6:00pm
*Aquatic areas close 1/2 hour before the facility
*Basketball Court closes 15 minutes before the facility

Holiday Closings:
Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas
What does the Y do during a winter storm?
Weather Policies for the all 3 branches:

Click here: Inclement Weather Closing & Cancellation Procedure 2016


32nd Mystic River Valley Tri

2017 Mystic River Valley Tri – Sunday June 4th @ 8:00 AM

Our triathlon starts with a 1/2 mile open water swim, followed by a NEW 15 mile bike course and finishing off strong with a 5k run. Do all three events yourself or choose to work as a team to share the fun! Join us after the event for food, drinks and awards. Top finishers in each category receive a prize! Registration opens March 20th, 2017 in house or online at www.raceplanner.com. The first 125 registered are guaranteed a race shirt!

Download a registration form here or Register Online by Clicking Here!


The Y is closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29th, in observance of the holiday.


2016 Tarzan Brown Results & Photos

THANK YOU!

Thank you for participating in the 41st Annual Tarzan Brown Mystic River Run! We look forward to seeing you again in 2017.

Please see the links below for 2016 Race Results and race day photos!

2016 Tarzan Brown Race Results!

2016 Race Day Photos!

 


News 8 Water Safety News Segment

Our Mystic Branch had visitors yesterday! WTNH News 8 did a segment on Safety Around Water that featured are very own Aquatics Director, JJ Addison. Check out the video below!


YMCA’s ANNUAL HEALTHY KIDS DAY APRIL 29th!

HEALTHY KIDS DAY is all about building on the “SUPER” factor inside every kid… whoever they are and wherever they’re from. So come to HEALTHY KIDS DAY for a day of creative, challenging, smart, healthy fun and watch the “SUPER” in your kid come out.

Bring the family and enjoy a healthy afternoon snack, let the kids jump in the Moonbounce, make a craft, and engage in healthy play and learn healthy habits.

ARCADIA EVENTS 11AM–1PM
MYSTIC EVENTS 11AM – 1PM
WESTERLY-PAWCATUCK EVENTS 9AM – 11AM

 


Girls on the Run!

Grades 3-5

GOTR will be offered to girls in grades 3-5 in the spring of 2016 hosted by the Ocean Community YMCA Mystic Branch.

Download the GOTR Flyer Here!

Visit the GOTR website for more information! www.girlsontherun.org
 


ENHANCE FITNESS

The classes are designed to safely increase participants’ fitness levels through aerobic and strength training exercises while building a sense of community and social connectedness among class members. Enhance Fitness has been proven to increase participants’ strength, balance, flexibility, mood, general activity level and independence when they attend on a regular basis. The program is beneficial for older adults in general, but has been deemed particularly safe and effective for older adults living with arthritis and is listed as a recommended arthritis intervention by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00-5:00 PM
16-Week Program


REACH & RISE® MENTORING PROGRAM

 

The Ocean Community YMCA is pleased to begin offering the Reach & Rise® Mentoring Program in Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut. The Reach & Rise® Mentoring Program is a national YMCA program that is committed to youth development by nurturing the potential of kids and teens to help them achieve and reach their full potential. For more information please click here.

 

 


AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID / CPR / AED / OXYGEN ADMINISTRATION CERTIFICATION COURSE

Adult 18+

Thursday, May 18 5:00–9:30pm

This course is designed to teach you to recognize signs and symptoms of heart attacks and other emergencies, and to respond to them appropriately.  Includes certification for adults, children and infants. Certification classes are available for individuals, families, businesses & all others who are interested in being certified in life saving skills. Connecticut Child Care certification classes available upon request; for additional information, please contact Britney Bruno.

Fee:  $80 per person

Register online today!


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