Cooking

We offer cooking classes for kids, teens and adults. Come see what's cooking at the Y!

PARENT AND CHILD COOKING CLASS
(Ages 3 - 7 years old)

Cook up some fun with your child! Enjoy spending time together learning to cook during this five week program. For children ages 3 - 7 years old with their parent/guardian.

  • Fall I: September 10 - October 22, 2019
  • Fall II: November 5 - December 17, 2019
  • Day/time: Tuesdays 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Meriden YMCA kitchen at Y Arts Center (lower level in the back of the building)
  • Fee: $50 for parent and one child. $10 for each additional child if parent has more than one child.

YOUNG CHEFS (Ages 7-11 years old)

This program will give participants a hands on cooking/baking experience. The program will teach children that cooking can be creative, full of discovery and a whole lot of fun.

  • Fall I: September 9 - October 21, 2019
  • Fall II: November 4 - December 16, 2019
  • Day/time: Mondays, 5:00 - 5:45 p.m.
  • Full Member Fee: $34*
  • Program Member Fee: $64*
  • Location: Meriden YMCA Arts Center
  • Full Member Fee: $34*
    Program Member Fee: $64*

TEEN COOKING CLASS (Ages 12+)

This program will give participants a hands on fun and creative cooking/baking experience. T

  • Fall I: September 9 - October 21, 2019
  • Fall II: November 4 - December 16, 2019
  • Day/time: Mondays, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Full Member Fee: $34*
  • Program Member Fee: $64*
  • Location: Meriden YMCA Arts Center
  • Full Member Fee: $34*
    Program Member Fee: $64*

PALEO COOKING CLASSES

Get some friends together for a fun night out and learn to cook delicious paleo dishes! BYOB. 

One night is one session. BYOB. Check our session dates that best suit your needs. 6 person minimum

  • September 19, 2019
  • October 17, 2019
  • November 21, 2019
  • Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Session Fee: $20 per person
  • Location: Meriden YMCA kitchen, lower level of Meriden YMCA Arts Center
  • For more information about our class, check out this recent article and video in On The Menu. https://bit.ly/352vIDr

"We had a great time! I came away with a better idea of what Paleo cooking is…and that’s what I was hoping for! Thanks for the recipes!" - Lori

COOKING PARTY

We can accommodate any group—make it a girl’s night out, date night, Dad’s only—you choose.
$300 for up to 10 people (minimum 4). For more information contact Carrie at 203-235-6386 ext. 18.

* Early registration price when you register during the early registration period. Add $10 if you sign up after early registration.

Please let us know in advance about any food allergies or dietary restrictions when registering for this program We will do our best to accommodate individual needs. Please contact our instructor with any questions ChefCaroline@meridenymca.org.


How to register for programs:

1. If you already have an up to date membership - You can register online, by phone at 203.235.6386 or in person at the Meriden YMCA at 110 West Main Street.

2. If you do not have a membership yet or need to update your membership - Register in person at the Meriden YMCA at 110 West Main Street. 

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