An America That Works For Women

As Americans head to the polls in the midst of a global pandemic, an economic crisis, and a reckoning with systemic racism, YWCA is calling on candidates to support policies for an America that works for all women. YWCA’s mission is to eliminate racism and empower women. Because we serve all women, we

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Week Without Violence Starts October 18

For more than 20 years, YWCA has set aside one week in October as a Week Without Violence—one week when YWCAs across the country join with YWCAs around the world as part of a global movement to end gender-based violence. This year, Week Without Violence will take place from October

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YWCA New Britain Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On Friday, September 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States announced the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after a years-long fight against cancer. Justice Ginsburg was 87. As a new week begins, the full weight of this loss begins to settle in. Our nation has lost

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Actualización de Reapertura de Otoño de la YWCA

A medida que el verano llega a su fin, haremos la transición de la programación a nuestra sesión de otoño. Como usted bien sabe, la COVID-19 sigue afectando las comunidades y las regulaciones gubernamentales. Para mantenernos seguros, nuestras operaciones y reapertura reflejarán este hecho en los siguientes meses. He aquí

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YWCA Fall Reopening Update

As summer comes to a close, we will be transitioning programming to our fall session. As you are keenly aware, COVID-19 continues to impact communities and government regulations. To keep us safe, our operations and reopening will reflect this through the upcoming months. Here is a summary of some of

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YWCA Announces Empower 2020 Wellness Workshop Series

Don’t miss the life-changing wellness workshops in our Empower 2020 Series! Each workshop will be offered in-person at the facility for a limited number of participants and virtually via ZOOM for all.   Workshop #1: Posture and Poses for Back Pain, Thursday, September 24, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Learn how to integrate

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YWCA Launches Until Justice Just Is Campaign

Along with over 200 associations across the country, YWCA New Britain is excited to launch Until Justice Just Is, a campaign designed to bring awareness to the pervasiveness of systemic racism and the organization’s commitment to ending systemic and institutional racism. Against this year’s long overdue nationwide reckoning with racism,

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Fall 2020 Dance Registration Now Open

The YWCA New Britain School of Dance is the #1 dance studio in New Britain.  We strive to empower our students to build confidence and self-esteem while bringing out the grace and beauty in each of them.  Our goal is to teach our students the discipline and art of dance by

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YWCA to Expand Fitness Membership Options

YWCA Fitness is OPEN and working to keep members safe and healthy. And we have an affordable, new membership option to better meet your needs! For just $149/month (or $109 if you are age 60+), the new Access Plus membership features unlimited use of the fitness center and group exercise

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Evening of Treasures Is Coming November 6

Save the date for November 6, 2020! YWCA New Britain is busy planning its 27th Annual Evening of Treasures Auction, which will be held virtually for the first time. This event is always a fun and memorable evening, and that will not change with the shift to a virtual platform.

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