Northwest Connecticut YMCA

Exercise Improves Your Life

Membership of the Canaan YMCA facility also includes use of the Torrington and Winsted facilities. The Canaan Family Y Branch at Geer includes:

  • Four-lane indoor heated pool
  • Strength Training Center
  • Cardio Fitness Center
  • Aerobic/Multipurpose Room
  • Babysitting
  • Locker Rooms (Men’s, Women’s, Family Changing Room)

Covid-19 notice: The exact date the YMCA will re-open in unclear at this time. A review of the physical plant has been conducted and there are changes that need to be made in order to comply with reopening standards. Currently it is expected to be approximately August 1st. Please contact the YMCA at (860) 824-2790 for more details.

The Canaan Y is open seven days per week. It is closed on New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Monday: 6:00 am-8:00 pm
Tuesday: 6:00 am-8:00 pm
Wednesday: 6:00 am-8:00 pm
Thursday: 6:00 am-8:00 pm
Friday: 6:00 am-8:00 pm
Saturday: 7:00 am-4:00 pm
Sunday: 7:00 am-4:00 pm

The Y is a great facility with a staff who care about the community. It offers group exercise studio, adult programs, personal training, locker rooms and child watch. For a full schedule, rules/code of conduct and more information visit the NWCT YMCA website.

At Geer Village Senior Community, everything we do focuses on holistic senior living. We offer a place where one can age in a supportive environment, thriving at all stages of life.


  • 4 lanes, 25 yards
  • Handicap access
  • Adult programs


  • Arc Trainers
  • Elliptical
  • Recumbent Bikes
  • Rower
  • Step Machines
  • Treadmills
  • Upright Bikes


  • Nautilus


  • Barbells
  • Dumbbells
  • Medicine Balls
  • Preacher Curl
  • Resistance Bands
  • Smith Machine
  • Dual Adjustable Pulley
  • Variety of Benches