As a community service organization, we depend on volunteers to assist with YMCA programs, special events and day to day activities. Many programs simply would not be possible without the assistance of volunteers. Thank you to all our volunteers.

Interested volunteers should complete the following:

Drop it off at the Darien YMCA Front Desk or mail it to:

Darien YMCA, 2420 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820.

Volunteers will be subject to a background check.



All volunteer opportunities are open to ages 12 to adult (unless noted otherwise).


Popular dance aerobic workout. Mondays 5:45-6:30

Unified Art

Participants will utilize a variety of mediums to create art projects with peers. Mondays 4:00-4:45 and 5:00-5:45

Innovative Vocations

A NEW program created for young adults 13+, who will learn important vocational skills in an after school setting.  Monday – Friday, 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM.  *Volunteers to not need to commit to all 5 days.

Focus on Fitness

Participants engage in exercises to build strength, balance, and endurance. Thursdays 4:45-5:30

Friday Nights

An evening at the Y for 12-18 year-olds that includes fitness, swimming, and social time. Fridays 6:00-8:00

Young Warriors

Introduction to body awareness training for boys and girls. Fridays 4:45-5:30

Sports Skill Builder

An Athletic program designed to build motor skills while engaging in a number of athletic activities. Saturdays 11:30 – 12:15 and 12:15 – 1:00 PM

Sibs Gym

Comprehensive gymnastics/movement program in the Y’s Gymnastics Center. Saturdays 2:00-2:45 and 3:00-3:45

Young Athletes

An innovative sports/play program held in our Gymnastics Center. The program helps children develop physically, cognitively and socially. Sundays 4:00-4:45 or 5:00-5:45