7th Grade Initiative
The Kickoff is Tuesday, 10/18 at 7:00PM...but you can register and get started NOW! Learn more here.
Become a Lifeguard!
This Course also includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen Administration certification. Learn more and see Physical Skills Assessment and Course dates.
NEW Dance Academy
Develop a lifelong love and appreciation of dance! Classes are for students of all abilities and skill levels ages 3 years through adult. Classes are registering now to begin 10/16 in our newly renovated studio space at the Garwood Family Center YMCA. Learn more.
NEW! Westfield Area Y APP
Introducing the new Westfield Area Y mobile APP! Get: easy access to real-time group exercise, gym and pool schedules; add classes and events to your mobile device calendar; get weather-related alerts and more! Details and links to your APP stores here.
- Mon, 09-26-2016 - 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Discover the easy ways to reduce your sodium intake and reap the benefits! This FREE nutrition seminar is open to members and the community and is led by Dr. Laura Rokosz, nutritionist and food scientist. Learn …
- The difference between salt and sodium
- Easy changes to reduce your sodium intake
- Low sodium and healthy meal choices
This seminar is offered as part of the free YMCA Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program. Questions? Contact Paul Garwood at 908-233-2700 x256 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wed, 09-28-2016 - 12:30PM - 2:00PM
Discuss strategies and lifestyle choices to maintain a healthy brain. Learn about memory loss, normal age decline and what could be something more. Presented by Michelle Papka, PH.D., Director and Founder of CRCNJ. Bring a bag lunch if you would like! Registration is required by 9/26. Location: Main Y Facility (Prog. #: 1AHMEMORY2)
- Wed, 09-28-2016 - 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Join us for this school-year kickoff at the Main Y! This free program for grades 9-12 includes tutoring prep for the SAT and ACT tests (Math and English), volunteer & community service projects and weekly skills development workshops. Available to all Union County students in collaboration with the Plainfield YMCA and the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA.
- Fri, 09-30-2016 - 3:30PM - 11:59PM
Join us as Great Adventure transforms into a “scream park” with themed shows and attractions for FRIGHT FEST in addition to its world-class thrill rides. Includes admission, transportation and in-park chaperones (rain date: Oct. 7).
- Wed, 10-05-2016 - 7:00PM - 8:00PM
You will learn:
• Why your Social Security filing decision matters.
• When you can apply and how your timing can make a substantial difference.
• How to make your Social Security decision count for you and your family.
• Q&A to Follow... Please bring your latest Social Security statement.
This seminar is hosted by Michael Emerson, Wealth Advisor at Investment Services at Two River Community Bank, and presented by Steven Calandra, Vice President at Nationwide Retirement Institute. RSVP to email@example.com
- Sat, 10-08-2016 - 9:15AM - 1:00PM
Visit our NEW Studio located at Garwood Family Center YMCA, 500 East Street. Sample classes and meet instructors! Here's the schedule:
9:15-9:45am Little Movers ages 3-5 with Ms. Amanda & Ms. Amber
10:00-10:30am Combo 2 (Ballet/Jazz) ages 4-6 with Ms. Amber & Ms. Michelle
10:30-11:00am Ballet ages 6-13 with Ms. Amber
11:15-11:45am Musical Theater ages 6-13 with Mr. Ryan
11:45am-12:15pm Jazz/Hip Hop ages 6-13 with Ms. Amber
12:30-1:00pm Ballet/Tap/Jazz Sampler adults 16+ with Ms. Amanda
- Tue, 10-11-2016 - 7:00PM - 8:00PM
This teen group (grades 6-12) is dedicated to having fun and building great leaders through volunteering in our Y and the community that surrounds us. Help your community while learning and applying leadership skills you will need in the future. Come check us out!
- Wed, 10-12-2016 - 5:00AM - 10:30PM
THANK YOU to our members! Enjoy a free gift when you visit the Y today.
- Thu, 10-13-2016 - 8:45AM - 5:30PM
Imagine the ambiance and charm of traveling in the 19th century! Enjoy an afternoon ride viewing the NJ/NY coastal waterways on an 85 foot reproduction of a Mississippi Paddleboat. An authentic old fashioned sit down lunch is served on deck during the Tour. On the way home, we stop by the local outlets for some fun and shopping. Registration required. $80 fee for members and non-members.
- Fri, 10-14-2016 - 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Hang out with friends or mix with new ones. Our DJ team will spin great music, run games, and have plenty of giveaways. A 2016-2017 School Year Youth/Teen Event Registration Form is required (one form valid through August, 2017)
- We are a peanut free environment
- $8 in advance (at Main Y Welcome Center) or $10 at door; drinks and snacks available, $1 each
- For information, contact Marty Collett at 908-233-2700 x405 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tue, 10-18-2016 - 7:00PM - 8:30PM
The Westfield Area YMCA, in partnership with UnitedHealthcare, offers all 7th graders in our service area of Cranford, Garwood, Mountainside and Westfield a complimentary membership and FREE physical, nutritional and educational opportunities throughout the 7th grade school year. Enjoy activities and refreshments and learn more at our Kickoff in the Main Y Gym! Questions? Contact Amanda Aguirre, 908-233-2700 x258; email@example.com.
- Mon, 11-07-2016 - 9:00AM - Wed, 11-09-2016 - 1:00PM
In this two day training (11/7 and 11/9), understand the unique risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common to youth, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance abuse disorders. Learn how to apply a core five-step action plan to provide support. Register online.
- Wed, 11-16-2016 - 10:00AM - 7:00PM
** 10:00AM-Noon and 5:00-7:00PM **
CVS Pharmacy will be providing flu shots at the Main Y Facility to people ages 12 and up (ages 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent). The cost is $31.99 if not covered by insurance. Bring your insurance card. Free to Medicare members. Contact: Janice A. Carthens x227.
- Sun, 11-20-2016 - 11:00AM - 7:00PM
Understand the unique risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common to youth, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance abuse disorders. Learn how to apply a core five-step action plan to provide support. Register online.
- Thu, 11-24-2016 - 6:00AM - 12:00PM
The Westfield Area Y is open 6:00AM - Noon Thanksgiving Day.
- Sat, 12-24-2016 - 3:00PM
The Westfield Area Y closes at 3:00PM Christmas Eve.
- Sun, 12-25-2016 (All day)
The Westfield Area Y is closed for Christmas.
- Sat, 12-31-2016 - 6:00PM
The Westfield Area Y closes at 6:00PM New Year's Eve.
- Sun, 01-01-2017 - 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Start your year of healthy living with a visit to the Y on New Year's Day 10:00-4:00PM!
- Tue, 07-04-2017 (All day)
The Westfield Area Y is closed for July 4.