Y Events

  • Mon, 09-26-2016 - 1:00PM - 2:00PM

    Free Nutriotion Seminar: Reduce Sodium in Your Daily Life!

    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 pgarwood@westfieldynj.org.

  • Wed, 09-28-2016 - 12:30PM - 2:00PM

    Lunchtime Lectures: Strategies for a Healthy Brain

    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

    Achievers Kickoff Event

    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

    Fright Fest Teen Trip--grades 6-12

    New Date!
    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

    Free Social Security Planning Seminar

     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 jschneider@tworiverbank.com

  • Sat, 10-08-2016 - 9:15AM - 1:00PM

    Dance Academy Open House

    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

    Leader's Club Kickoff Event

    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

    Member Appreciation Day

    THANK YOU to our members!  Enjoy a free gift when you visit the Y today.

  • Thu, 10-13-2016 - 8:45AM - 5:30PM

    Day Trip: River Lady Paddle Wheel Boat Excursion

    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

    5th Grade Dance Party

    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 mcollett@westfieldynj.org

  • Tue, 10-18-2016 - 7:00PM - 8:30PM

    7th Grade Initiative Kick-Off Event

    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; aaguirre@westfieldynj.org.    

  • Mon, 11-07-2016 - 9:00AM - Wed, 11-09-2016 - 1:00PM

    Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (part 1 & 2)

    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

    CVS Pharmacy Flu Shots

    ** 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

    Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

    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

    Holiday Hours for Thanksgiving Day

    The Westfield Area Y is open 6:00AM - Noon Thanksgiving Day.

  • Sat, 12-24-2016 - 3:00PM

    Holiday Early Closing

    The Westfield Area Y closes at 3:00PM Christmas Eve.

  • Sun, 12-25-2016 (All day)

    Holiday Closing

    The Westfield Area Y is closed for Christmas.

  • Sat, 12-31-2016 - 6:00PM

    Holiday Early Closing

    The Westfield Area Y closes at 6:00PM New Year's Eve.

  • Sun, 01-01-2017 - 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Holiday Hours/Events for New Year's Day

    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)

    Holiday Closing

    The Westfield Area Y is closed for July 4.

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(908) 233-2700 (908) 233-2700 (908) 223-8820 (908) 301-1616 (908) 654-8460 (908) 317-9622 (908) 233-2700
220 Clark Street,
Westfield, NJ,
07090
220 Clark Street,
Westfield, NJ,
07090
111 Ferris Place,
Westfield, NJ,
07090
500 East Street,
Garwood, NJ,
07027
170 Elm Street,
Westfield, NJ,
07090
422 East Broad Street,
Westfield, NJ,
07090
220 Walnut Avenue,
Cranford, NJ,
07016
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OUR MISSION

The Westfield Area YMCA is a nonprofit human service organization dedicated to developing the full potential of every individual and family in the communities it serves through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.