Registration for the Darien YMCA's fall programs begins Aug. 6 on a tiered schedule.

Priority registration for Y members who are enrolled in the summer session begins Aug. 6 at 10 a.m. Darien Y members who are residents of Darien can register beginning Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. Darien Y members who are not residents of Darien can register Aug. 13 at 10 a.m.. Open registration to all nonmembers begins Aug. 12.

The fall session is 13 weeks and runs from Aug. 26 to Nov. 24.

The Darien Y offers a variety of programs for youth and adults, including swimming classes for infants, preschool and elementary age children and gymnastics classes for infants through elementary school age. Also offered are volleyball for grades six to nine, basketball for kindergarten to grade nine, indoor soccer for pre-kindergarten to grade eight, flag football for grades four to eight and baseball for 9- to 12-year-olds.

Other programs include a teen fitness series of yoga, zumba and spin classes for 9- to 18-year-olds, as well as sports conditioning for athletes 12 and older. The special-needs classes include swimming, sports, fitness and enrichment classes for all ages.

Adult classes offered that require registration include Pilates Reformer, kettlebells and adult swim. There are also classes for active older adults including tai chi, Light n' Easy and aqua aerobics. There is no charge for members attending the other fitness classes, which are considered drop-in.

A brochure of the programs is available at For information, call 203-655-8228.

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