Outdoor Center Rules and Regulations

  • The YMCA Camp Ingersoll Outdoor Center is an alcohol, drug and smoke-free facility.

  • All memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.

  • Please carry your membership card with you at all times, staff will be checking memberships periodically throughout the year.

  • Please be caring and respectful to all other members.

  • Discard all trash in proper containers.

  • Please keep off of waterfronts when lifeguards are not on duty.

  • Motorized vehicles are prohibited (ATV’s, snowmobiles and dirt bikes).

  • Please park vehicles in the lots only; keep all vehicles off the grass and access roads at all times.

  • The Ingersoll Fishing Season runs in conjunction with the state-wide timelines.

  • Fishing is a catch & release program and is prohibited from boats, canoes, waterfronts, docks and/or on the ice.

  • Members can only be on the water when the waterfront is open and certified YMCA lifeguards are on duty: Weekends from Sunday, May 28th- Sunday, September 3rd from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Wednesday & Friday evenings from 6:00pm-8:00pm from June 21st -August 25th


Rules & Regulations for Dog Owners

The rules stated for dog owners will be strictly enforced. Dog owners must follow all rules stated above as well as the following:

  • Dogs MUST be kept on a leash and under control at all times.

  • Dog owners are responsible for cleaning up after their dog.


The YMCA Camp Ingersoll Outdoor Center is available for use from sunrise to sunset. All members and guests must remain off of the property during day camp hours, Monday - Friday, 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM (June 19th-August 25th.)

Northern Middlesex YMCA


Location: 94 Camp Ingersoll Road Portland, CT  

Mailing: 99 Union Street Middletown, CT 06457  


A Community of Caring People for Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility