Sports & Dance

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 11 guests, and the parents can stay for the fun! All parties will have 90 minutes 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 2023 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 Rose Bogardus at

For seasonal rentals, contact Oscar Rodriguez at

Sing Act Dance

Register Now For Our Performing Arts Clinic At The Y!

Have an interest in theatre or want to try something new? Join us this summer for 3 days of engaging performing arts! Participants will partake in singing lessons, acting workshops and musical theatre dance training. At the end of the 3 days we will have a sample performance of everything they have learned.

Performing Arts Workshop

WHEN: August 15-17
TIME: 12:00-2:00pm
AGES: 7 and Up
FEE: $90

Registration starts May 29.

To register, go online to our website or email our Dance and Rec. Coordinator, Quinn Lesperance, at, or call 203 445 9633.

Ballet All Day

Register Now For Our Summer Ballet Intensive At The Y!

Calling all advanced dancers! Join us this summer for three days of pure ballet training. Your dancer will learn stretch and strengthening, ballet vocabulary, barre and floor technique, contemporary ballet movements and variations.

Ballet Summer Intensive

WHEN: July 25 –July 27

AGES: 12 and Up

FEE: $100

Must have experience in ballet dance. Can dance en pointe but not a requirement.

Registration starts May 29

Register online or email our Dance and Rec. Coordinator, Quinn Lesperance, at, or call 203 445 9633.

Just Dance This Summer

Register Now for Preschool Summer Dance Classes at the Y!

Join us this summer for our preschool dance classes. Try your child in dance for our one day classes this summer. Watch them move and groove to the music with our wonderful dance staff!

Pre-K Dance Party

WHEN: Wednesday June 28 12:00-12:45pm

AGES: 3-6

FEE: $10

What to expect: Preschoolers, come have a dance party with us here at the Y!

Little Hip-Hoppers

WHEN: Tuesday July 25 12:00-12:45pm

AGES: 3-6

FEE: $10

What to expect: Have your dancer try hip-hop at the Y this summer!

Registration Starts May 29
Register online or at our Program Center
For more information email our Dance and Rec. Coordinator, Quinn Lesperance at

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.

Move To The Beat

Recreational, Performance, and Competitive Dance at the Y

Our Y dance program has been encouraging dancers of over ten years, and our dance instructors love what they do.  Each of our instructors has more than twenty years of dance experience, as well as some incredible technical training all the way to the collegiate level.  These dedicated teachers will help the dancers to grow in self-expression, grace, strength, agility, creativity, and balance.  All performing classes will participate in our year-end recital.  Our recreational classes are also offered year-round.  The Company Y Competitive Dance Team not only practices diligently in many styles of dance, but they attend an average of four competitions per season, often advancing to nationals.  Whatever level of commitment is right for you, the Y has your back!

In order to participate in our performance and competitive dance programs, the dancer must be a facility member.  Styles offered are:

Hip Hop
Musical Theater
Virtual (via Zoom)

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 8th Degree Belt, Master David DeGuzman, leads the students in self-defense, while following the CDC, OEC, and State guidelines.  We offer a variety of classes beginning at age 4.

CLASSES: Little Ninjas / Beginner / Advanced / Open Level


Lakewood-Trumbull 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.


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 female and male Olympic equipment, the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA’s team is able to deliver a program that creates life-long memories and community.