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

Connect with your inner-health! From youth fitness to cardio programs for families, the Lakewood-Trumbull 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 – Friday:  5:15am–9:00pm
Saturday:             8:00am–5:00pm
Sunday:               9:00am–3:00pm

Child Watch Hours

Mon – Thurs:  8:30am–12:30pm / 4:00pm–7:00pm
Friday:           8:30am–12:30pm / 4:00pm–6:00pm
Saturday:       8:00am–12:00pm

Sunday:         9:00am-12:30pm


Family Program Center

20 Trefoil Drive
Trumbull, CT  06611
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Camp and Outdoor Center

204 Stanley Road
Monroe, CT  06468
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Become a certified Lifeguard

If you’re 15 or older and looking for a great part time job or a challenging career, that’s in demand, the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Program is one of the best places to start. Lifeguarding lets you work as part of a team to help people safely enjoy the water. You could even save a life!

Learning is fun and easy! Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn—

  • Rescue skills for use in the water and on land.
  • First aid and professional rescuer CPR/AED training to help you prepare for an emergency.
  • Professional lifeguard responsibilities.
  • Surveillance skills to help you recognize and prevent injuries.


  • Swim a minimum of 550 yards continuously in a prone position demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.  (Swimming on the back is not allowed, swim goggles can be worn.)
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
    • Swim 20 yards, feet-first surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a10 pound object
    • Return to surface swim 20 yards hold object with both hands keeping face at or near pool surface
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps
  • Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface, and swim 5 yards to the side of the pool

ENROLL TODAY!  Waterfront Lifeguarding

Dates and Times: July 7, 9, 10, 14, 16, 17 & 21 4-9pm

Fees:   Member: $275 / Community Member: $375 CPR pocket mask and participant manual included

Location:  Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA Outdoor Center

Become a certified junior Lifeguard

Are you interested in lifeguarding – but not quite old enough yet? This course is designed to give 11 to 14 year olds a sneak peek into what it takes to become a great lifeguard. We cover all the basics and get you ready to enter the American Red Cross Lifeguarding program when you turn 15.

Digital certificate available upon successful completion of course

  • Introduction to lifeguarding
  • Lifesaving skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Fitness
  • Professional development


Before entering Junior Lifeguarding, participants must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Swim the front crawl for 25 yards continuously while breathing to the front or side.
  • Swim the breaststroke for 25 yards using a pull, breathe, kick and glide sequence.
  • Tread water for 1 minute using arms and legs.
    • Show a level of comfort on the back by floating on the back for 30 seconds or swimming on the back for 25 yards using the elementary backstroke or back crawl.
    • Submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet under water.

ENROLL TODAY!  Junior Lifeguarding

Dates and Times: July 7-18 11am – 2pm

Fees:   Member: $100 / Community Member: $200 CPR pocket mask and participant handouts included

Location:  Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA Outdoor Center

Waterfront Lifeguard Review


Dates and Times:  June 8 (9-4pm), 9 (4-9pm) & 11 (4-9pm)

Location:  Woodruff Family YMCA

Fees:   Member: $125 / Community Member: $195  CPR pocket mask and participant manual included


  • A current certification in Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED is required to participate in the review course.
  • This is an abbreviated Lifeguarding course that allows for a practice of skills and a review of knowledge before testing. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED which is valid for 2 years. Participants must be on time, prepared for and attend all scheduled classes.

Spin Your Wheels for a Cause

Fourth Annual Campaign Spin-A-Thon

When:  Saturday, May 10 9 am – 1 pm

Participate by riding or simply sponsoring a team or rider.  All funds raised for the Lakewood Trumbull YMCA directly provide financial assistance for children, families and individuals to participate in their YMCA.

Convenient for you. Fun for them.

Before and After School Programs

Located at:  Fawn Hallow and Stepney Elementary Schools.

Full week programs, part time programs and drop in programs are available.

Activities include: Homework support, Arts and Crafts, Computer time, Outdoor recreation (weather permitting), and other exciting activities.  Healthy snacks served in our afternoon program.

For information contact:  Mitch Morton

School Age Child Care Registration Packet 2014-2015

School Age Child Care Parent Handbook 2014-2015

Race 4 Chase Triathlon Program

Race 4 Chase Triathlon Program

Race 4 Chase (formerly Achieve), is named for Chase Kowalski, an amazing little boy from Newtown, who loved to run. Race 4 Chase strives to empower kids to reach their full potential.

Registration is for children ages 6-12 years old wishing to participate in the Race 4 Chase Triathlon Program. This program provides youth with a fun, skill building, life-changing experience by introducing them to the sport of triathlon.  LWT Race for Chase Triathlon Program Application

This free program runs for 6 weeks beginning Monday, June 23, 2014 and ending Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA.  Program times are 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. daily, Monday – Friday. Race day is the culmination of the program for the three YMCA Race 4 Chase programs at YMCA Camp Mataucha in Watertown on Saturday, August 2, 2014.  All participants will compete in a Youth Triathlon on this day.

The application (LWT Race for Chase Triathlon Program Application) needs to be completed by both parent/guardian and child wishing to participate in the program.  Please answer all questions; if you have additional children, each child must have a separate application.

Due to limited enrollment, applications will be evaluated based on several factors. Selection priority will be given to first time registrations, a demonstration of need, and those indicating a sincere desire to participate for the complete duration of the program.

You will be notified if your child has been selected into the program. If selected, completion of a registration packet is required.

Deadline applications are due back no later than May 1, 2014

Please return application to Jeb Backus at or at the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA 20 Trefoil Drive, Trumbull CT 06611

Race 4 Chase funding made possible by the Chase Michael Anthony Kowalski Foundation

2014 LWT Golf Outing Image

Saturday, April 26th 10am-1pm

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Build a Happier, Healthier Kid!

Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out and grow. But for some kids, exposure to activities that stimulate the body and mind ends with the school year. In fact, research shows that kids are prone to gain more weight and fall behind in studies. On April 26, the Y will celebrate Healthy Kids Day, our national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids.

Relax, Explore and Play at Our Outdoor YMCA

Join the Lakewood-Trumbull Y Family Outdoor Center this summer!

Our 47 acre facility includes 3 pools, a pond for fishing as well as boating, basketball and tennis courts, mini golf, concession stand and a 2500 square foot pavilion.  Located at 204 Stanley Road in Monroe, the Y Outdoor Family Center is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Information includes Flyer and Membership Registration Forms

Center Hours/Pool Hours:
May/June Mon-Fri: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sat-Sun: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
July/Aug/Sept Mon – Fri: 11:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sat: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

To register or request additional information about the YMCA Outdoor Center, please contact us during the off-season at 203.445.9633 or after May 1st at 203.261.2566


Lakewood Lightning Swim Team

Ages: 6 – 16 years

The Lakewood Lightning Swim Team 2014 season is rapidly approaching!  Once again we will be having one unified team, intended to benefit everyone.  We will have daily practices as well as swim meets throughout the summer.  Our meets are designed to give swimmers a fun opportunity to showcase their skills and demonstrate how hard they have worked in practice.

Registration: Registration will begin on April 1.  Online registration is unavailable for the Lakewood Lightning swim team.

For more information, please call 203 445 9633  2014 Information, Registration and Waiver

Good Friends, Great Nights

Y Teen Night April 25 from 8-11pm!

Get a balanced plate of fun, exercise, and the chance to be with friends for three safe hours at the Y.  3 on 3 basketball, dodge ball, gymnastics open-gym are just a few programs offered during this fun time.  Visit the ice cream sundae bar and bring cash for the concession stand.  The Y has professional leader to oversee all Y Teen Nights.

Who:  Grades 5-8

Registration:  Limit 175 Teens.  Register before 8:30pm, March 20 for the early bird discount.  Registration on  Friday over the phone will end at 5pm and online at 6:30pm.   Waivers are required for every Y teen night.  If you register online, you will fill out an electronic waiver.      Teen Night Waiver

Fees:  Early Bird Registration:  Facility Members Free / Community Members $10.00.  After Early Bird Registration:  Facility Members $10.00 Community Members $20.00

Endless Summer Fun

LWT Summer Camp PictureAt Camp Tepee, Gymnastics Camp and our Sports Clinics!

You can expect all of the annual summer favorites from the Lakewood-Trumbull Y – swim lessons, arts and crafts, archery, sports clinics and gymnastics programs.  Our programs are designed for children from 3-15 years old.

At Camp Tepee, we have a new zip line – a new way to give our campers an adrenaline rush!

Discovery Campers will be part of Camp Tepee’s full day camp program.  They will also have pre and post care options available!

Your child is sure to have fun, make new friends, grow as a person, and make memories that will last you a lifetime at Camp Tepee, Gymnastics Camp or at a Sports Clinic.

We look forward to seeing you at the Lakewood-Trumbull Y this summer!  Browse our 2014 Summer Day Camp Brochure:  Camp Brochure

To register download, pickup or have us mail you the registration packet.  Registration Packet   Fill out the registration forms.  Calculate the deposit.  Write out your check and either mail or drop off your check and all the forms at the Y.  Parent Handbook

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We will host an open house event on:  Saturday, May 17 10am – 1 pm.  Visit the camp and meet the staff.  We’ll give you a tour and answer all your questions.

Prevention. Lifestyle. Support.

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being.  Research by the National Institutes of Health has shown that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58%, and 71% in adults over the age of 60. Click Here to find out if you qualify and for more information about classes.