Mystic Branch

Welcome Spring With Us!

 

SPRING I TERM: February 27-April 23, 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


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!

If you were a top 3 finisher of your division and were unable to pick up your award, please visit the Welcome Center at our Mystic Branch located at 1 Harry Austin Drive Mystic, CT 06355.

Don’t forget our Turkey Trot & Dip is on Thanksgiving Day!

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


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!


MARCH FOOD DRIVE

Because everything we do at the Y is in service of making us – as individuals and as a community- better, we believe everyone deserves a chance to thrive.  Take this opportunity to make a direct impact in your community and donate a non-perishable food item to any of our 3 branches during the month of March.  Encourage your friends to make a difference too!  Bring a friend to the Y, have them donate, and they can try the Y for as a guest for FREE! Please see flyer for more details.


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
 


AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID/CPR/AED CERTIFICATION FOR TEENS

Ages: 12 – 17

Program is located at our Mystic Branch
This course is designed to teach you to recognize signs and symptoms of heart attacks and other emergencies and respond to them appropriately. Includes certification for adults, children and infants.

Thursday, March 16 – 5:00-9:30 pm

Thursday, May 18 – 5:00-9:30 pm


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


BIRTHDAY PARTIES AT THE Y

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Choose your party type
Choose your date/time
Complete form and bring to the Y
Birthday Party Brochure/Request Form 2016

POOL PARTY PACKAGE

Come make a splash with us! Use our pool and party room for your birthday party. Parents are encouraged to swim with their party if children are not suitable to swim on their own. Children under age 6 must have a parent/guardian in the pool with them. Each child is swim tested by the lifeguard on duty to ensure their safety.

 Saturdays & Sundays – 1:30PM to 3:30PM

Have your party guests bring their own bathing suits, towels, and goggles. We’ll provide the noodles, kickboards, bubbles, and FUN!

SEASONAL ARCHERY PARTY PACKAGE

Set your sights on our Seasonal Archery Party Package! Our Y Archery Instructors will lead this party for you as you practice shooting with our bows and arrows in our two archery lanes! This party isn’t available year round, but certainly makes for a unique birthday party experience!

 Saturdays & Sundays – 1:30PM to 3:30PM

GYM PARTY PACKAGE

From soccer balls to basketballs, from nets to goals, there are so many different sport options for our Gym Party Package! Let us know what you want at your Gym Party and we’ll do our best to deliver. Have our Y Staff Member help you with the setup, clean-up, and engage your guests in a fun filled Gym Party before heading off to our Party Room to finish the celebration!

 Saturdays & Sundays – 1:30PM to 3:30PM

GYMNASTICS PARTY PACKAGE

Tumbling, vault, balance beam, and lots of fun are the attributes of a Y Gymnastics Party. Use the Gym for play and the Party Room for cake and food. Y Gymnastic Instructors will help setup the gym equipment and help with the clean-up too! They will also keep guests moving and having fun on our Gymnastics Equipment!

 Saturdays – 12:00PM to 2:00PM

JUMPAROO ZOO PARTY PACKAGE

Let our approved OCY Bounce House Supplier Jumparoo Zoo help you transform our Gym into the perfect bounce house party space! Not to worry, this package includes our Party Room too! Reserving this package is easy. Contact Jumparoo Zoo at (401) 315-0174 for pricing on their bounce houses. After that, you’ll bring in a copy of your receipt, their Liability Insurance Binder and our Y Party Request Form to get jumping around in no time!

 Saturdays & Sundays – 1:30PM to 3:30PM

 

 


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, March 16 5:00-9:30pm

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!


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