Gymnastics, Sports & Dance

Just Dance This Summer

Two Fun-Filled Weeks of Dance

WHEN: July 8-12 Ballet-Tap-Jazz, July 15-19 Hip-Hop-Musical Theatre-Contemporary

Each clinic will run Monday—Friday, 10am to 1pm, for ages 3-8 years old with an in-house performance on Friday.

FEE: $150 per week for Facility members, $300 for Program Participants.

For more information, please contact Joanne Orenstein, Health & Wellness Director,

Help Us Wash Our Way To Nationals

Shine Bright: Carwash Fundraiser to Support Gymnasts’ Road to Nationals

Get ready to rev up your support for our talented gymnasts on their road to  Nationals in June! We’re hosting a vibrant car wash extravaganza to raise funds and ensure these athletes can shine in Pennsylvania. With your generous free-will donations, every scrub and rinse will make a splash towards their journey. So, mark your calendars, roll up with your vehicles, and let’s lather up for a cause that flips, tumbles and dazzles!

WHEN: Sunday, May 26

TIME: 11:00am- 7:00pm

For more information, contact Gymnastics Head Coach Ashly Ninke at

Enhance Your Child’s Development


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 (Ages 12-24 months) This Caregiver and Tot class is a fun-filed playtime with a stimulating atmosphere. Activities include free play circle time with songs, a musical parade, parachute and more. Enhances gross motor skills and children learn to play together.

WHEN: Mondays 9:30-10:15am

FEE: Member $65 Program/Participant $130

STEPPING STONES (Ages 2-4 yrs) This is a drop off program is an opportunity for social and emotional growth with friends. Activities include circle time, free play, crafts, story time, snack and more. Children learn to separate from their caregiver and interact with other children. Great way to get ready for Preschool.

WHEN: Wednesday 9:30-11:00am

FEE: Member $100/Program Participant $200


WHEN: Wednesday, 11:15-12pm Saturday, 8:45-9:30am

Parent and Tot Program (Ages 24-36 months)

ADVENTURE ATHLETES Drop off program (Ages 3-6 years)

WHEN: Friday; 9-11am

For more information, please reach out to Kathleen Riley at

Elevate Your Skills

Gymnastics Private Lessons

Tailored for individuals seeking focused attention and customized training, these private lessons offer a unique opportunity to accelerate skill development, overcome specific challenges, and achieve personal gymnastics goals.

LENGTH: 60 minutes

FEE: Member $60

For more information please contact Gymnastics Head Coach Ashly Ninke at

Dance is Back and Ready For You!

We are delighted to present dance at the Lakewood-Trumbull Y!


Tuesdays 5pm-6pm: Ballet & Tap Combo, ages 5-8, 6:15pm-7pm: Hip Hop Beginners, age 5-8

Thursdays 5pm-5:45pm: Beginner Jazz, ages 7-12, 6pm-7pm, Adult Intro to Dance

Saturdays, 9am-10am: Ballet & Tap Combo, ages 3-5,  10:15-11am; Tiny 2-2s, ages 2-3, 11:15-12:15;  Ballet & Tap Combo, ages 6-8, 12:30pm-1:15pm; Hip Hop Beginner, ages 8+

FEES: 45 minute classes $90 Facility Members/$180 Program Participants, 1-hour classes $100 Facility Members/$200 Program Participants

For more information contact Joanne Orenstein,

Toddler Tumbling Triumph

Little Gymnasts in Action: Gymnastics for Threes

Calling all parents and toddlers! Watch your little ones bloom with joy as they embark on a gymnastics adventure designed to captivate their imaginations and nurture their physical development.

WHEN: Wednesday 10:30–11:15am, Friday 9:00-9:45am, Saturday 8:45- 9:30am, Sunday 8:45-9:30am

FEE: Member $135/Program Participant $270

CONTACT: Hunter Kay Gymnastics Director

Unleash Your Inner Warrior!

Warriors: Unleash Your Adventure Athlete Spirit!

Embark on a thrilling journey with our “Adventure Athletes” class – a dynamic drop-off program designed to ignite the spirit of adventure in your little ones. In this 45-minute adventure-packed session, participants will dive into the exciting world of gymnastics, immerse themselves in a captivating themed story, and unleash their creativity through a themed craft. The experience is topped off with a nut-free snack, provided by caregivers. (Must be potty trained)

AGES: 3 to 6

WHEN: Fridays

TIME: 9:00am—11:00am

FEES: Member $160/Program Participant $320

Contact our Gymnastics Director Hunter Kay for additional questions.


Preteam Gymnastics

This class is invitation only and is designed for gymnasts that have successfully completed an intermediate class. Gymnasts will learn the foundational excellence to have competitive readiness of Level 2, Level 3 or Xcel Bronze. Gymnasts can cultivate their passion for gymnastics, refine their skills, and lay the groundwork for a successful journey into competitive gymnastics.

WHEN: Fridays 5:30- 7:30 pm

FEE: $155 member $310 program participant

For more information, contact Ashly Ninke, Gymnastics Head Coach 203-445-9633 x2725

Exceed Your Limits and Empower Yourself

Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA Gymnastics Team

The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA gymnastics team has been inspiring and helping children achieve their goals since the 1980’s. Through the years the Y has produced multiple State and Regional champions as well as State and Regional team championships. Our gymnasts learn, through fun and discipline, the ability to achieve their goals. We believe that if a child believes in themselves and trains hard, then anything, even the amazing sport of Gymnastics can be achieved.

Competing in USA Gymnastics:
Compulsory (Levels 1-5)
Optionals (Levels 6-10)
XCEL Program (Bronze-Sapphire)

Our Coaches

Ashly Ninke
Ashley Gaudiano
Brittany Santacroce
Priscilla Codere
Sophia Lonardo
Coco Enhoffer
Sofia Nicolia

WHEN: Practicing year round with home and away meets throughout the season

TIME: Weekday evenings

CONTACT: Ashly Ninke – Gymnastics Head Coach P 203 445 9633 x 2725 E

Play Hard, Party Harder

Children playing with balloons and a topBIRTHDAY PARTY RENTALS

The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA has two amazing facilities that offer a variety of party options to celebrate your child’s next birthday!  Choose one of our year-round, seasonal, indoor, or outdoor parties.  Our enthusiastic and experienced staff will work closely with you to customize the activities and space to create a fantastic birthday!  To ensure you have memories that last a lifetime, our friendly staff is here to help you from the moment you arrive until all your guests depart.

Birthday children may have up to 21 guests, and the parents can stay for the fun! All parties will have 2 hours to enjoy our facilities.

WHEN: Saturdays / Sundays

WHERE: Family Outdoor Center (204 Stanley Rd in Monroe), Program Center (20 Trefoil Dr in Trumbull)

Check out our 2024 LWT Birthday Book for a detailed list of activities for your child’s birthday.

For outdoor reservations, contact Kathleen Riley at

For indoor reservations, contact Hunter Kay at

Make Use of the Y, We’ll Watch the Kids

Child Watch

Know your child is safe and happy while you attend a group exercise class or workout! Child Watch allows you to exercise while your children play in a supervised area. Anyone using Child Watch must be in the building at all times and must have a family membership. There is a 2 hour per visit time limit.

WHO: Available for any child ages 6 weeks to 12 years with a family membership.

TIME: Visit the schedule page of our web site for days and times

Move To The Beat


Our Y dance program has been encouraging dancers of over thirty years, and our dance instructors love what they do. Our instructors have experience in all types of dancing, including Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip-Hop, Lyrical and more, much of the time at a very high and competitive level. We are excited to engage with students of all ages – from 2 to adult – presenting them with the needed motivation and encouragement to learn.

Classes offered:

Tiny 2-2s
Ballet-Tap Combo
Hip Hop
Adult Intro to Dance

Score Some Fun

Basketball with the Y logo on itOpen Basketball

Open gym time is available at the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA in our half court basketball gym.

The Lakewood– Trumbull YMCA half court basketball gym now has open hours available for our members to shoot some hoops and have some fun. Basketballs are available for you to use. We encourage social distancing. Youth under the age of 12 must be supervised by an adult.


Y Stands For Youth

Youth in our Branch Wellness Center


Our Youth Wellness Orientation Bracelet Program is designed for youth members ages 10-13 who would like to use our Wellness Center while their parent is in the room. Youth will be given FREE training with one of our Wellness Coaches to learn about each aspect of the Wellness Center. Youth members will learn proper technique, safety, and etiquette of gym fitness. Schedule your appointment today at the Member Welcome Center.

Wellness Center: Yellow Bracelet

Youth members, 10-13 years of age are permitted to exercise on the cardiovascular equipment with a parent after completing a free orientation with a Wellness Coach. The youth member must wear a yellow wristband when working out in the Branch.

Wellness Center: Blue Bracelet

Youth members, 12-13 years of age are permitted to exercise on the strength equipment with a parent after completing a free orientation with a Wellness Coach. The youth member must wear a blue wristband when working out in the Branch. Prerequisite: Must have completed yellow bracelet training.

CONTACT: Member Service Team or Wellness Director.


Martial Arts

The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA has a long tradition using the martial arts style of Cheezic Tang Soo Do, developing physical defense, high personal standards, respect and discipline of mind, body, and spirit. Our 9th Degree Belt, Master David DeGuzman, leads the students in self-defense, forms, weapons, sparring, and board breaking. We offer a variety of classes beginning at age 4. There are even summer clinics and occasional tournaments!

Specific schedules and pricing can be found in our program guide.

For questions, please contact our Gymnastics Director, Hunter Kay at or call (203) 445 9633



Gymnastics is a long-standing tradition of YMCAs and we provide exceptional gymnastic experiences for all ages and abilities. Our leadership team is dedicated to programs that increase agility, flexibility and strength while the utilizing the unique amenities of our 6,000 square foot facility. All participants have the opportunity to develop their ability through the use of an in-ground trampoline, full-sized TumbleTrak, and 400 square foot foam safety pit. Through the use of Olympic equipment, the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA’s team is able to deliver a program that creates life-long memories and community.