Parent/Child and Family

At the Westfield Area Y, we pride ourselves on our family-centered facility.  We offer a variety of diverse programs and affordable membership options for families in our community to grow spiritually, mentally and physically.  Family Time Sundays, Parent/Child enrichments, Healthy Kids Day, our Fitness Express Center and more.  We encourage all members of the family to participate at the Y. 

Special Events
From holiday events to fundraisers, there are many opportunities to get involved at the Y.  Check our homepage periodically or visit the Y for schedules and details.

Toddler Playhouse! FREE for members!
Enjoy this new fun and developmentally appropriate soft play space.  Open time for parents and toddlers ages 9 months - 3 years.  The soft play equipment enables large movement exploration, enhances quality playtime, and offers social opportunities for parent and child. Please note child must be a Y member.  4:45-5:45PM Tuesday & Thursday and 3:30-4:30PM Sunday.  Questions? Contact Greg Hatzisavvas x251 or ghatzisavvas@westfieldynj.org.

Parent/Child Classes
Spend some quality time with your favorite infant, toddler or young preschooler.  click here for classes through our Early Learning program, click here for sports, click here for fitness and click here for aquatics

Adventure Guides
Adventure Guides offers dads and their K-3rd grade children an opportunity to bond by participating in structured, wholesome activities with other dads and their children.  For more info, contact Marty Collett at 908-233-2700 x405 or mcollett@westfieldynj.org.

 

Pre-Teen

5th Grade Dance Parties
See the left-hand side of this page or the homepage for the next dates!

Hang out with friends or mix with new ones. Our DJ team will spin great music, run games, and have plenty of giveaways.  A 5th Grade Event Participation Form with parent signature required (one form is valid for school year).  Location: Robert and Virginia Bauer Branch. 

☺ $7 in advance (until 6:00PM day of dance at Main Y Welcome Center) or $10 at door
☺ Drinks and snacks available, $1 each
☺ Peanut free environment
☺ Please take advantage of our valet drop-off/pickup for all participants safety
☺ Event staffed by Y employees

Contact Jean Cruz at 908-233-2700 x417 or jcruz@westfieldynj.org.

 

NEW! JUNIOR LEADERS CLUB (Grade 5 & 6)
Have fun and be a positive force in our community! Get leadership training, learn life skills, and most importantly have fun. Gain volunteer experience by assisting in events both at the Y and in the community. The group may choose to run a food drive, car wash or make sandwiches for a soup kitchen… this cooperatively-run club is where your ideas are considered and carried out. This is the place for support, personal growth and team work. Y membership not required. A participation form with parent signature required. Meetings are every other Tuesday 7:00-8:00PM at the Bauer Branch. Contact: Jean Cruz x417. Register online here.

 

Click here to check out all of our programs.