YMCA of Middletown

Get Started & Orientation

Base Camp & Get Started YMCA OF MIDDLETOWN

Base Camp was designed to provide a smaller more private space for personal training, small group trianing and individual members to enjoy a quiet workout in a less crowded space.

This room was also designed with the understanding that starting a fitness routine can be very difficult for new or returning health seekers. We want you to feel comfortable, confident and successful on your path to beginning a new healthier lifestyle so we’ve created a 9 week Get Started Program to help you set safe attainable fitness goals, create a balanced routine, and encourage you to work at your own pace with guidance and support from qualified fitness professionals.

What is the GET STARTED Program?

  • Weekly 45-minute sessions with an Exercise Coach in a small group following a 9 week lesson plan
  • Exercises begin slowly, safely and gradually increasing over the 9 weeks
  • Informational handouts on wellness and nutrition
  • Your exercise coach will closely monitor your attendance, provide support, motivation and encouragement while teaching you the basics of fitting activity into your lifestyle
  • All coaching sessions will be at the same time, on your selected day of the week
  • Sessions cannot be made up on an individual basis

MAKE THE COMMITMENT TO YOUR HEALTH TODAY!

This $25.00 program is available to YMCA Members only.
Upon completion of the program, your $25 will be credited to your YMCA account for use towards the purchase of YMCA apparel and merchandise available at our Welcome Center desk.

For more information about the Get Started program at the YMCA of Middletown please contact:

Kelly Patterson
845 344 9622 ext.248
kpatterson@middletownymca.org.

Family Swim

Family Swim is a recreational swim time where families enjoy quality time playing together in our pool. Swim bubbles, noodles and  pool toys are available. For safety reasons, inflatable floats and rafts are not permitted in our pool. Please view our pool schedule at the top of this page for the current Family Swim Schedule.

Family Swim Rules:

  • All children age 7 and younger must be accompanied in the water by an adult.
  • Children ages ages 8-12 who can not swim independently must be accompanied in the water by an adult.
  • Children ages 8-12 who can swim independently must have an adult present on the pool deck at all times.
  • Non-swimmers of any age are not permitted in the deep end of the pool unless wearing a lifejacket/bubble and accompanied by an adult.
  • Swimmers will be evaluated by a lifeguard before being permitted to swim in water deeper than their own chest level.

View the current pool schedule using our Quick Links

Child Watch

A SAFE PLACE TO PLAY

Child Watch is a free program that allows adult family members to drop off their children in a fun, safe and age appropriate environment, while parents participate in YMCA activities and work-outs. Child watch is for YMCA members, ages 3 months-5 years.

  • Child Watch is a benefit of YMCA Family Membership.
  • Children must be signed in and out by a parent/guardian who is part of their Family Membership.
  • A parent/guardian must remain in the building at all times.
  • There is a 2 hour limit per day.
  • For safety reasons, there is a strict staff to child ratio. Please note that if the ratio is met, admission to the room will be temporarily denied until a space becomes available.

Age 3 Months - 5 Years

  
Monday8:45am-1:00pm
4:15pm-8:15pm
Tuesday8:45am-1:00pm
4:15pm-8:00pm
Wednesday8:45am-1:00pm
4:15pm-8:00pm
Thursday8:45am-1:00pm
4:15pm-8:00pm
Friday8:45am-1:00pm
4:45pm-7:15pm
Saturday8:00am-1:00pm
Sunday8:30am-12:45pm

Volunteer

TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Do you love giving back to your community?

At the Y, there are so many ways you can help us make a positive impact on our community. Volunteer your time at one of our many charitable community events or make a donation that will give a family in need the opportunity to benefit from membership and childcare services provided by our YMCA. Either way, your help and generosity will allow us to provide invaluable services to our community.

Click here to learn how your donation can help us provide services to families in need.
Click here to find volunteer opportunities at the Y.

Annual Campaign

STRENGTHENING OUR COMMUNITY
ONE CHILD AT A TIME

2019 Strong Kids Campaign

Did you know that the Y is committed to making services available to all, regardless of their ability to pay?  The YMCA of Middletown has a history of over 130 years of helping those  who are most in need.  We are able to keep this commitment through the generosity of our members, local businesses and community donors who support our Strong Kids Campaign.

Strong Kids scholarship assistance allows us to dramatically change the lives of those who may not be able to pay for YMCA services. By contributing to our Strong Kids Campaign you will change the life of someone right here in your local community.

  • A child attends a quality after school program while their single parent works.
  • A senior citizen takes water exercise classes remaining active and healthy thereby remaining independent and living in their own home.
  • A child experiences a memorable summer day camp after losing a parent earlier that year.
  • A teen participates in the Y’s Youth and Government program and develops the courage to stand up in front of 450 peers to debate the merits of their proposed bill.

The YMCA does not receive ongoing governmental support, nor does it receive United Way funding, so we count on your support to our Strong Kids Campaign. Every year the YMCA provides over $200,000 of scholarship assistance in our local communities, thanks to the Strong Kids Campaign.

The overall goal for our 2019 Strong Kids Campaign is $155,000.
Please help us reach our goal.

HOW YOUR DOLLARS MAKE A DIFFERENCE:

$100A child receives a 1-year membership to the Y and participates in programs that build confidence and start them on the right track to a healthy lifestyle.
$250Two children attend the Y’s School’s Out Vacation Camp duirng winter or spring break where they are engaged in meaningful activities all day long.
$500Three children attend one week of YMCA Summer Camp-an experience no child should miss out on.
$1,000Two families receive a 1-year membership to the Y where every members of the families can learn grow and thrive.
$2,500Five families receive partial scholarships for 1-year to send their child to the Y’s Club Kid before and after school program so parents can provide for their families while children play safely.
$5,000Each year ten students attend a Youth & Government weekend summit in Albany.

 

Gifts may be designated as “unrestricted”, in which case we will invest it in the program or location where it is needed most. As a 501 (c) 3 corporation, all donations to the YMCA are tax-deductible.

To make a donation or to learn more about the Strong Kids Campaign contact:

Laura Baird, Strong Kids Campaign Chair
lbaird@middletownymca.org

Thank You To Our Community Partners

Community Events

BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER
FOR A GOOD CAUSE OR JUST BECAUSE

Throughout the year the Y hosts events that help strengthen our community, whether its a Family Night giving family members a place to bond or one of our annual races that promotes a healthy lifestyle, all of our events help us give back to the community. Proceeds from many of our events are contributed to our Annual Strong Kids Campaign which in turn helps the Y provide financial assistance for our programs and services while other events simply bring people together.

Upcoming Events

New Breed Boxing

NEW BREED BOXING

The YMCA of Middletown has teamed up with New Breed Boxing to bring competitive and non-competitive boxing programs to the Y. New Breed Boxing is a USA Boxing registered club, owned and operated by Virgil Derrick Merino (Coach V), a USA Metro Boxing Certified Coach.

These boxing programs are exclusive to members of the YMCA of Middletown.

Men, women and children of all ages and experience are welcome. Those who wish to register for the competitive program must be evaluated by Coach V BEFORE REGISTERING.

Boxing Room Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday
5AM - 9PM
Saturday 7AM - 4PM
Sunday 8AM - 4PM
Boxing room hours are subject to change.

Additional times for one-on-one sessions are available during the YMCA's hours of operation: Monday-Friday 5AM-10PM, Saturday 7AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM.

Participants must bring their own hand wraps, gloves, jump rope and boxing/wrestling shoes. Shoes, wraps and gloves can be purchased directly from New Breed Boxing.

For more information or to be evaluated, contact Coach V:
845 344 9622 x 219
845 978 6498
coachv@middletownymca.org
virgilmerino@gmail.com

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