Our Mission

The YMCA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Maps and Directions

If you use Google Maps, Mapquest, etc. we highly recommend that you call us at (314) 241-9622 or (573) 438-2154 to verify the directions you are given.

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Directions to YMCA Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood from St. Louis... (just 90 minutes away!)

  • I-270 to I-55 for 22 miles, until you reach Festus and Hwy. 67 south ( at exit 174B)
  • 6 miles on Hwy. 67, until you reach Hwy. 110 (west)
  • Turn right onto Hwy 110 and go for approx. 10 miles to Hwy. 21 (south)
  • Make a left onto Hwy. 21 and go for 27 miles - until you reach Potosi
  • Turn right onto Hwy. 8 (west) for 12 miles to AA
  • At AA, turn right and go for 2 miles and you're at the YMCA of the Ozarks!

or

  • I-270 to Tesson Ferry Road (Hwy. 21)
  • Turn left on Hwy 21/B
  • Turn right onto Hwy. 21 south
  • Turn right onto Hwy. 8 (west) for 11 miles to AA
  • At AA, turn right and go for 2 miles and you're at the YMCA of the Ozarks!

YMCA Trout Lodge is conveniently located:

  • 75 miles from St. Louis
  • 59 miles from Rolla
  • 250 miles from Kansas City
  • 155 miles from Springfield, MO
  • 149 miles from Jefferson City
  • 179 miles from Columbia
  • 395 miles from Chicago
  • 440 miles from Des Moines
  • 305 miles from Little Rock
  • 339 miles from Tulsa
  • 325 miles from Memphis
  • 322 miles from Indianapolis

Directions From:‚Äč

Columbia, MO Take US 63 S. to Jefferson City, to Hwy. 68 S., to I-44 E., to Hwy. 19 S., to Steelville. Take Hwy. 8 E. to AA. Turn left on AA to entrance of YMCA.

Rolla Take I-44 E. to Hwy. 19 S., to Steelville. Take Hwy. 8 E. to AA. Turn left on AA to entrance of YMCA.

Kansas City Take I-70 E. to Hwy. 19 S. to Steelville. Take Hwy. 8 E. to AA. Turn left on AA to entrance of YMCA.

Louisville Take I-64 W. to St. Louis. From St. Louis, take I-55 S. for 22 miles to Hwy. 67 S. to Desloge. Take Hwy. 8 W. for 32 miles through Potosi to AA. Turn right at AA and go 2 miles to YMCA.

Memphis Take I-55 N. to Cape Girardeau and exit at exit #99 (US61/MO34/I-55 BL). Take a left onto US 61/MO 34/I-55 BL. Continue to follow MO 34 West. MO 34 becomes MO 72. Take 72 W to US 67 North. Take67 N. to Hwy. 8 W. at Desloge. Take Hwy. 8 W to Potosi. Continue on Hwy 8 W. for 12 miles to AA. At AA, turn right and go for 2 miles to YMCA.

Indianapolis Take I-70 W. to I-55 S. for 33 miles to Festus. Take Hwy. 67 S. for 28 miles to Desloge. Take Hwy. 8 W. for 32 miles thru Potosi to AA. At AA turn right and go for 2 miles to YMCA.

Chicago Take I-55 S. thru St. Louis to Hwy. 67 S. Go for 28 miles on Hwy. 67 S. to Desloge. Take Hwy. 8 W. for 32 miles thru Potosi to AA. At AA, turn right and go for 2 miles to YMCA.