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Youth Basketball Holiday Camp

December 26, 27, 28 Boys and Girls ages 6 to 14 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Our basketball camp is designed to develop fundamental basketball skills while learning teamwork, strategy and sportsmanship. Children will learn basketball rules, shooting, passing and ball handling. They will also learn offensive and defensive skills like rebounding, and team play. […]

Youth Basketball Clinics Begin January 8, 2019

Our clinics are designed to develop fundamental basketball skills while learning teamwork, strategy and sportsmanship. Children will learn basketball rules, shooting, passing and ball handling. They will also learn offensive and defensive skills like rebounding, and team play. Tuesdays beginning January 8th, 2019. Junior Clinic ages 6-9 • 6:00-7:00 pm select here to register now […]

Youth Soccer – All Levels Welcome

Wednesdays: our youth soccer is played 5-v-5 on basketball-sized courts without the use of sidewalls. All levels of players are welcome. Begins January 9 Ages 6 to 9 Wednesdays • 7:00-7:50 pm $30 members and $60 non-members. Select here to register now (Non-member fee includes Youth Program Membership)

Group Exercise – November & December Classes

The Capital Area YMCA offers group exercise fitness classes that will help increase cardiovascular strength and endurance, improve flexibility, tone muscle, reduce stress and burn calories. Each class routine varies in order to reduce predictably and keep our members motivated. These classes are fun, power packed, easy to follow and suitable for a variety of […]

Thanksgiving Week Hours

Wednesday, November 21 7:00 am – 7:00 pm Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23 Closed Saturday, November 24 Normal hours resume

Free Classes in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A Gift From Capital Area YMCA! In honor of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, please join us for one week of free fitness classes from Oct. 22-27. Select here to view the Fitness Schedule. For more information, contact Renee Riddle-Davison 609-599-9622 ext 205.

A great day for a Y5k at TCNJ!

What a beautiful day and a great place for a race! Check out the photo album on our Facebook page and find race results here. Hope to see you again next year!   SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 A GREAT RACE LOCATION! The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) * 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing Day-of Registration Opens […]

We’re now Capital Area YMCA!

We are excited to announce to the community that we are changing our name to Capital Area YMCA. We will continue to offer programs and services including dance, fitness, swimming, chess, youth sports and so much more. “The doors of the YMCA have been open to the entire community regardless of their address since our […]

New Enrichment Programs for Kids

Ages 3-6 • Starts week of Oct. 1st (All programs run for 8 weeks) Little Hip-Hop Monday 5:45-6:30 pm Get ready to get moving and be energized in this upbeat class. Your child will learn the fundamentals of Hip-Hop and how to move to the music with ease. Select here to register now Little Sports […]

Young Artists

Ages 6 -10 YEARS • Thursdays Young Artists class teaches the skills necessary to excel in various mediums, including painting, drawing, cartooning and more. Beginning Oct. Select here to register now 6:45 pm-7:45 pm $50 members and $80 non-members (Non-member fee includes Youth Program Membership)

Chess Kids – Free Event

CHESS FEST 2018 Saturday, October 20 10am – 2pm • Capital Area YMCA • 431 Pennington Ave. Attention All Kids! Come play against New Jersey Chess Masters and Experts in the First Chess Fest event in Trenton. FREE to all Trenton youth grades K – 12. TROPHIES • T-SHIRTS • CHESS SETS • FREE EVENT! […]

Open House 9/15

Saturday, September 15 Join us at our Open House event to learn more about YMCA membership, benefits, and programs. Meet our staff and tour the facilities! 10am – Noon at 431 Pennington Ave. Learn About Our New Name! Enter Drawing for a Facility Membership Participate in demos and learn more about the Y Facility Tours […]

After School Program

Now Enrolling for the 2018-2019 school year! School Age Child Care is available at our main facility at 431 Pennington. $290 per month, due 1st of month. The program is open to all and financial assistance is available. For more information, please contact Shaquise Hawthorne at 609 599 9622 ext. 208 or email shawthorne@trentonymca.org. School […]

Community Dance Academy Dance Registration

Ballet | Modern | Tap | Hip Hop Join us for a new season of our Community Dance Academy! Ages 3-Adult. Registration is Saturday, September 8 from 10am – 1pm at 431 Pennington Ave., Trenton, NJ. Tuition $30 monthly per student for 1 class $45 monthly per student for 2 classes $65 monthly per student […]

Late-Summer and Fall Trenton Y News

Catch up on our late-summer and fall programs with the digital version of our newspaper insert. Read the current issue here. See inside for news about: Y Camp at Rider – late-summer schedule After-School Program *NEW* Kids Enrichment Classes Dance Martial Arts Youth Guitar Basketball Soccer Art Group Exercise

Opportunities Available – Apply Today!

The Capital Area YMCA is hiring!  We have positions available in our pools and our summer meals programs.  Visit our Job Opportunities page for a full listing of available opportunities!

Protecting Our Greatest Asset – Children

To ensure the safety of our community, beginning on January 24, 2018 the YMCA will conduct regular sex offender screenings on all members, participants, and guests.

After School Dinner Program and Summer Camp on Comcast Newsmakers

Jill Horner speaks with Samuel Frisby, CEO from the Capital Area YMCA, about the After School Dinner Program and Summer Camp.

NJTV Trenton: Faces and Challenges of Modern Day Poverty

Capital Area YMCA’s Samuel Frisby participated in a vibrant forum hosted by NJTV News correspondent Michael Hill.

New Operating Hours Will Begin on October 30th

Beginning Monday, October 30th, there will be new operating hours at 431 Pennington Avenue.

Camp Success and Farmer’s Market on Comcast Newsmakers

Comcast’s Jill Horner speaks with our own Samuel Frisby, CEO from the Capital Area YMCA, about the Success of Camp and their Farmer’s Market (interview recorded 9/13/2017).  

Community Dance Academy Registration – Sat, Sept 9th

Ballet, Tap, Modern and Hip-Hop, Ages 3-Adult

Support Houston Relief Efforts

Your support will help provide families and individuals who come to the YMCA with their basic needs in this time of crisis. Donations go directly to the YMCA of Greater Houston.

Now Hiring – After School Counselor

Do you have the skills to make a difference? The Capital Area YMCA is hiring an After School Counselor.

Group Exercise Summer-Fall Classes

We offer group exercise fitness classes that will help increase cardiovascular strength and endurance, improve flexibility, tone muscle, reduce stress and burn calories.