Departments

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    Active Adults

    Whether through water fitness, arthritis/osteoporosis exercise, lunch and learns, or ,bridge, the Y helps you remain active and vital.  Our array of physical, social, educational and recreational programs are designed to peak a variety of interests.

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    Aquatics

    The Westfield Area Y offers a wide variety of swim classes for infants through older adults, open pool time, family swim and competitive swimming.  Swimming is also a core component of the afterschool, kindergarten wrap-around and camp programs.  We follow the National Y program in all classes taught in our pools.

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    Camp

    We make summer fun every day at Westfield Area Y camps.  The Y is a safe, thriving environment for campers to try new activities, learn new skills, be creative, make lasting friendships, and have a blast!  Join us for one or more weeks or all summer long. Full-day, half-day and extended day programs are available for campers ages 3-15.  We offer programs in Garwood, Mountainside and Westfield. 

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    Childcare

    The Westfield Area Y offers full day child care, half day preschool, full day kindergarten and after school child care programs at 9 different sites for youth in grades K-8.  The Y also offers a "Kids Club" program for children whose parents are using the facility.  Our full day child care and preschool programs are NAEYC-accredited, and offer a safe, nurturing environment in which to grow.  

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    Health & Wellness

    We offer over 120 pieces of cardio and strength training equipment, two pools, a double gym with climbing wall, racquetball courts, over 80 fitness classes per week, a free weight center, professional fitness staff and more for individuals and families to reach and maintain wellness.  We also provide a variety of health screenings on-site thanks to our partnership with Overlook Hospital. 

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    Parent/Child, Youth, Teen, & Family Enrichment

    From leadership clubs to weekly teen nights to a thriving Black Achievers Program, the Westfield Area Y is focused on reaching out to youth and teens and making positive connections that will help them succeed.  We are proud to offer subsidized teen and pre-teen program plus memberships that enable as many youth as possible to take advantage of the Y.

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    Sports

    Westfield Area Y coaches lead players through drills and games that build skills, develop coordination and enhance a love of the game. But what makes us special is our philosophy. We make sure everyone participates. We focus on teamwork and cooperation as well as physical skills.