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The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA provides a full range of fitness, sports, gymnastics, child care and camp programs that will help you feel great!

Connect with your inner-health! From youth fitness to cardio programs for families, the Lakewood-Trumbull Y Wellness Center houses professional cardio and strength training equipment designed and geared for all fitness levels. Learn more about the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA and how to become a member.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 5:30am-9:00pm

Friday: 5:30am-7:00pm

Saturday: 7:00am-6:00pm

Sunday: 8:00am-4:00pm

Family Program Center

20 Trefoil Drive
Trumbull, CT  06611
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203 445 9633
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 203 445 9080
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Camp and Outdoor Center

204 Stanley Road
Monroe, CT  06468
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203 261 2566
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203 261 3146
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Enhance Your Child’s Development

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Tap into your child’s energy by enrolling in one of our mommy and me, independent classes, or drop off programs. Your active youngster will engage in physical and social activities which will effectively stimulate their emotional and intellectual development with an extra emphasis on fun!

PLAYTIME PALS
Mondays; 9:30-10:15am
Parent and Tot program
Ages: 12-24 months

STEPPING STONES
Wednesday; 9:30-11am
Drop off program
Ages: 2-4

PRESCHOOL CAREGIVER AND TOT
Wednesday; 11:15-12pm
Saturday; 8:45-9:30am
Parent and Tot Program
Ages: 24-36 months

ADVENTURE ATHLETES
Friday; 9-11am
Drop off program
Ages: 3-6

WHERE: Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA 20 Trefoil Drive, Trumbull, CT 06611


Time To Explore

mad scientist lwtFree Mad Scientist Classes offered at Child Watch!

Once a month, on Friday afternoons, we will be running our Mad Scientists Club for free in Child Watch! Our Mad Scientists Club will engage children in a variety of activities centering around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.

Mad Scientist Class: Friday, September 6, Friday, October 4, Friday, November 1 – 6:15-7:00 pm

Pre Registration is required to participate in this event. Please speak to the front desk or register online at lakewoodtrumbullymca.org.


Explore Create Connect

homeschool hooplaHomeschool Hoopla at Camp Tepee

For homeschooling families in our community, this class offers a mis of physical, emotional and intellectual skill-building activities in a fun, Social setting. The curriculum includes mindfulness challenges, crafts, and team-building activities among many other engaging experiments and games.

WHO: Children ages: 5-10

WHEN: Starts Friday, September 6

TIME: 11:00am-12:00pm

FEES: Members: $70/Program Participant: $140

Register in advance at the Front Desk, online or contact Kathleen for more information at [email protected].


Play Create Build!

lwt winter family funFamily Fun Day At Camp Tepee!

Come join us at Camp Tepee and the Family Outdoor Center as we enjoy camp during the off season! You and your family can hike in the woods, build a fort, play mini-golf, start at GAGA game, shoot some hoops, or do a STEAM project!

WHEN: Saturday, September 14, Saturday, October 12

TIME: 10:00am-12:00pm

WHERE: Camp Tepee and the Family Outdoor Center  – 204 Stanley Road, Monroe

For questions, please contact Kathleen Riley at [email protected].


We Want Your Votes

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The Gala Committee is already hard at work planning the next “Have a Heart for a Cause” Robin Bova Memorial Gala for February 2025. We want your help!

Who do you think we should honor for our Member Award for Caring and our Staff Award for Honesty?

The Caring Award will go to a member who exhibits a sincere feeling of belonging, unconditional care through word, gesture and kindness to all.  The Honesty Award will go to a member of our Staff  for supporting our collective wellness.  A lighthouse to all, they are genuine and welcoming.

PLEASE PUT YOUR VOTE IN THE RED BOX AT THE WELCOME DESK. Voting will continue through August. We appreciate your input!

Our “Have a Heart for a Cause” Gala will be held on Thursday February 6 at 6pm.  Mark your calendar! The 2025 Gala, we will have Dinner, Dancing and Awards to key members of our Y community.  All the funds raised will go to running our  LIVESTRONG ® at the YMCA and MS Yoga programs, and the upcoming Rock Steady Program for people with Parkinson’s.

For further information contact Joanne Orenstein, Health & Wellness Director  [email protected]


Make a Dream Come True

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The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA is partnering with the Rotary Club of Monroe to help sponsor Otavio, a 16 year old boy from Brazil who would like to spend a year as an exchange student here in Monroe. But he needs you, too!

The Rotary Club of Monroe will be providing a small monthly stipend to the student and his parents will provide any extraordinary or special expenses. Host families can be anyone, empty nesters, single parents all forms of families. The commitment would be only for three to six months depending on how many are willing to make Otavio’s dream come true.
To learn more about this unique and wonderful opportunity please reach out to Dave Wolfe, Rotary at [email protected].


Lie Back and Save a Life

1200px American Red Cross logo.svgLakewood-Trumbull YMCA Blood Drive

The need for blood donations is at a critical level. The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA is once again hosting the American Red Cross for a blood drive on July 31 in Multi Purpose Room 2. Please consider donating blood to help strengthen our community and possibly save a life.

Register at www.Redcrossblood.org and search for the July 31 Blood Drive at the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 31

TIME: 1:00pm-6:00pm


Connecting People Who Care With Causes That Matter

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Camp Kindness Day is July 16!

During the week of the July 15, the Camp Tepee Community will be collecting healthy canned and other dry goods, which we will donate to the Monroe Food Pantry. Please help us support local families! This a meaningful way to give back and strengthen the foundations of our community.

PLEASE DONATE HEALTHY FOODS

WHEN: July 15-19

WHERE: Camp Tepee and Family Outdoor Center, 204 Stanley Road Monroe, CT 06468

Suggested items to donate:
Canned Goods
Snacks
Paper towels
Condiments
Toiletries


Join the Fun This Summer

gymnast greenRecreational Gymnastics for All Ages!

Are you ready to flip, twist, and jump into fun? Join us for an eight week session this summer! Our recreational gymnastics program is perfect for everyone, regardless of age or skill level. Whether you’re a beginner looking to try something new, or a seasoned gymnast wanting to keep up with your skills, we have something for you.

Wednesdays
Beginner 530-630pm Member $135/Program Participant $270
Age 4-6 430-530pm Member $125/Program Participant $250
Beginner 530-630pm Member $135/Program Participant $270
Novice 530-630pm Member $135/Program Participant $270
Intermediate 530-700pm Member/$155 Program Participant $310
Pre team 530-700pm Member $155/Program Participant $310

Saturdays
Age 3 845-930am Member $125/Program Participant $250
Age 4-6 945-1045am Member $135/Program Participant $270
Beginner 945-1045am /1100-1200pm Member $135/Program Participant $270
Novice 1100-1200pm Member $135/Program Participant $270
Intermediate 1100-1230pm Member $155/Program Participant $310

For more information please contact Ashly Ninke at [email protected].


Renewing Our Strength Together

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LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a FREE 12-week small group program designed for adult cancer survivors seeking to regain health as they become de-conditioned or chronically fatigued from treatment and/or disease. This program includes:

Two 75-minute classes per week, Tuesdays and Fridays, 1:30PM-2:45PM
Family Membership with full access to the Y and Central Connecticut Coast YMCA branches seven days per week

Our certified instructors provide a supportive, safe environment for each class and have undergone specialized training in the areas of cancer, post-rehab exercise, nutrition, and supportive cancer care. LIVESTRONG ® at the YMCA is provided at no cost to participants thanks to the generosity of those who donate to our Annual Campaign.

2024 Fall Session: Intake Dates: July –September 2024. Session Runs: September 17-December 6.  Now accepting enrollments.

The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program includes:
• Two 75 minute classes per week
• Full access to the Y seven days a week

CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION
• Available for individuals currently undergoing cancer treatment or have completed their treatment.
• Strong personal desire and commitment to attend classes
• Obtain a signed medical clearance form
• Participate in an interview with our Intake Specialist, complete a confidential health assessment and program registration forms.

To learn more about LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, contact Joanne Orenstein, Director of Health & Wellness [email protected] or 203 445 9633.


Family Fun for Everyone

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Join Us For Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA’s Camp Tepee Family Night!

The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA invites you to Family Night at Camp Tepee! If your child is registered for a 2024 camp season, we welcome you come to camp for a night with entire family! Meet our Directors and Counselors! Enjoy high ropes, low ropes, archery, and so much more!

We will also be FUN-raising for our Annual Campaign! A dunk tank will be available to dunk your favorite counselor, director, or YMCA leader. Your
family can also participate in our Coin Wars! Bring lots of spare change to participate!

WHERE: Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA Camp Tepee & Family Outdoor Center 204 Stanley Rd. Monroe, CT 06468

WHEN: Thursday, July 11/Thursday, August 8

TIME: 5:30-7pm


Master Your Skills

gymnastics artSummer Gymnastics Clinics: A New Skill Every Friday

Are you ready to take your gymnastics to the next level? This summer, we are offering exclusive clinics designed to help you master new skills and enhance your technique. Each Friday, a different skill will be introduced, giving you the opportunity to expand your gymnastics repertoire and build confidence in a fun and supportive environment.

Date/Skill of Clinic/Prerequisite Skill

7/12/24 Back/Front Handspring Back/Front walkover
7/19/24 Kip/Glide Swing and Pullover
7/26/24 Front/Back Tuck Front/Back handspring
8/2/24 Aerial/Cartwheel
8/9/24 Flyaway/Glide Swing and Pullover
8/16/24 Cast Handstand/Horizontal Cast
8/23/24 Jumps Turns and Leaps/none
8/30/24 Front/Back Walkover Bridge

WHEN: Fridays 3:00pm—6:00pm

FEES: Member $85/Program Participant $170


Strong Swimmers Confident Kids Swim Lessons

swim familyFind a class that fits your family’s busy schedule!

Swim lessons provide important life skills that could save a life and will benefit students for a lifetime. Give your child or yourself the opportunity to have fun, develop confidence and learn how to stay safe in and around the water.

All swim lessons are held at our Outdoor Center; Camp Tepee on 204 Stanley Road in Monroe.

Our Y swim instructors are nationally certified. Their training includes CPR, AED, First Aid and Oxygen Administration.

Weekday sessions run for two weeks Monday through Thursday for a total of 8 lessons. Each lesson is 30 minutes. Makeups due to weather occur on the Friday of each week.

Weekend sessions run for three weeks on Saturday & Sunday for a total of 6 lessons. Each lesson is 40 minutes. Makeups due to weather occur on the 4th weekend of each session.

Per session Fee: $98 Member / $196 Program Participant. Register now! Please sign up online, visit us in-person, or call us at 203-445-9633. Any questions please contact our Aquatics Coordinator, Emily Struzik at [email protected].

Weekday Sessions—(Monday-Thursday)
Session 4: July 22-August 2
Session 5: August 5-August 16

Stage 1 Water Acclimation 5:00-5:30pm Preschool & School Age

Stage 2 Water Movement 5:40-6:10pm Preschool & School Age

Stage 3 Water Stamina 6:20-6:50pm Preschool & School Age

Weekend Sessions (Saturday & Sunday)
Session 3: August 3-August 18

Swim Starters A (Parent & Child 6-17months) 11:00am-11:40am

Swim Starters B (Parent & Child 18-36 months) 10:10am-10:50am

Stage 1 Water Acclimation – 11:50am-12:30pm Preschool & School Age, 1:30pm-2:10pm Preschool & School Age

Stage 2 Water Movement – 12:40pm-1:20pm Preschool & School Age, 2:20pm-3:00pm Preschool & School Age

Stage 3 Water Stamina – 11:00am-11:40am Preschool, 11:50am-12:30pm School Age

Stage 4 Stroke Introduction – 11:00am-11:40 School Age

Stage 5 Stroke Development – 10:10am-10:50am School Age

Stage 6 Stroke Mechanics – 10:10am-10:50am School Age


Summer Program Guide

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Our YMCA offers programs for all ages, abilities and stages of life. As the leading nonprofit dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y is committed to providing programs and services to children and families that are inclusive for all.

So what are you waiting for? Start having healthy fun at the Y! Click on our Summer Program Guide to see our summer offerings. 2024 LWT Summer Program Guide

Summer Program Session: June 17 – August 11, 2024
Member Registration Starts: May 27, 2024
Program Participant Registration Starts: June 3, 2024


Join the Y! – 3 Month Young Adult Membership

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At the Y, our supportive community will inspire you to find your inner strength so you can expand your health in spirit, mind and body. Join the Y.

We’re offering a 3 Month Young Adult Membership for $100 with a Waived Joiner Fee. This membership is extendable after 3 months at the CCCY Young Adult Membership Rate with a Waived Joiner Fee.

Join Now! Promotion ends 8/31/2024.

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YMCA360 Mobile App

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STAY ON TRACK WITH THE YMCA360 MOBILE APP

Download our Mobile App which will allow you to:

  • Check-in using your bar code
  • View class schedules at your Y and other Central Connecticut Coast YMCAs
  • Make a class reservation
  • Watch YMCA360 on-demand programs
  • Add classes to your personal calendar (those at the Y and those on Y360)
  • Register for Programs and Classes
  • Learn what’s happening at the Y. Push notifications are also available
  • PLUS set personal wellness goals,
  • Track your wellness activities. Connect to your wellness device and other health apps. View a history of your wellness accomplishments
  • Reference Y hours and locations

Watch this little video for more!

To Download:

IOS Users CLICK HERE to download

ANDROID Users CLICK HERE to download


Project Search Training Program

Brendan in classThe Stratford Y, the Woodruff Family Y and the Lakewood-Trumbull Y are participating in the Project SEARCH Training Program along side The Kennedy Collective, Milford Public Schools, Stratford Public Schools and the State of Connecticut Department of Developmental Services. Individuals will hold un-paid intern positions in membership, child care, wellness and facilities. While working side by side with Y staff members, interns will learn business processes, procedures and communication skills. They’ll also gain independence, self-confidence and self-esteem. Project SEARCH exposes individuals to a variety of careers and helps prepare them for future employment.

To be eligible to participate, individuals must be between 18-30 years of age, diagnosed with a Developmental Disability and eligible for State of Connecticut DDS programs or willing to pay privately.


Refer Your Friends to Join the Y!

2023 Member Get A Member Men YellowWhen a friend you’ve referred joins the Y, we’ll thank you by giving you a FREE membership month.

There’s no limit to how many friends you refer and there’s no limit to how many FREE months you can receive.

Being with friends is always more fun for you and your family.

Take advantage of sharing the Y with your friends today!


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