About Our Y

At the Westfield Area YMCA, strengthening community is our cause.

With a focus on developing the potential of kids, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, being a part of the Y will bring about meaningful change not just within yourself  but in your community.  Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, ability, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

You will find a welcoming and supportive community at the Westfield Area YMCA.

Here is where parents find a safe and nurturing environment for their children, families come together to spend quality time, and adults of every age connect with their community, build strong relationships and learn to live a healthier life.

Events

February 22, 2019
  • Friends Week

    February 17, 2019 - February 23, 2019 @ 

    Members and their friends can use the Main Y Facility and attend classes for free. Get fit with a friend and enjoy a land or water group exercise class, work out together in the Y’s newly renovated strength training room or racquetball courts, play basketball or pickleball and enjoy open lap and family swim. Get your hearts pumping in the cardio room, free weight room and Fitness Express Center. Take a dance class, Tae Kwon Do or a youth sports class—many options are available. The month of February is American Heart Month! Show a friend you care about them and their heart by inviting them to join you at the Y.

    Contact the Y’s Welcome Center staff at 908-301-YMCA (9622) for additional details or visit our website at www.westfieldynj.org. Non-members must bring valid ID.

    Additional free special events will also be held including: Meet the Nutritionist! 9:00AM-Noon, Monday, 2/18; a Friends Week Breakfast 7:30-9:00AM Wednesday, 2/20 (RSVP online or in-person by 2/18); and the Healthy Kids Expo 1:00-4:00PM Saturday, 2/23.

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February 23, 2019
  • Friends Week

    February 17, 2019 - February 23, 2019 @ 

    Members and their friends can use the Main Y Facility and attend classes for free. Get fit with a friend and enjoy a land or water group exercise class, work out together in the Y’s newly renovated strength training room or racquetball courts, play basketball or pickleball and enjoy open lap and family swim. Get your hearts pumping in the cardio room, free weight room and Fitness Express Center. Take a dance class, Tae Kwon Do or a youth sports class—many options are available. The month of February is American Heart Month! Show a friend you care about them and their heart by inviting them to join you at the Y.

    Contact the Y’s Welcome Center staff at 908-301-YMCA (9622) for additional details or visit our website at www.westfieldynj.org. Non-members must bring valid ID.

    Additional free special events will also be held including: Meet the Nutritionist! 9:00AM-Noon, Monday, 2/18; a Friends Week Breakfast 7:30-9:00AM Wednesday, 2/20 (RSVP online or in-person by 2/18); and the Healthy Kids Expo 1:00-4:00PM Saturday, 2/23.

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  • Free Healthy Kids Expo

    February 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Inflatable obstacle course, t-ball, basketball and track & field stations, camp open house, carnival games, and arts & crafts.   Bring a stuffed animal friend to the Overlook Medical Center’s Teddy Bear Clinic. Pool events: water safety (3-4PM) and family swim (4-5PM). Dance Academy will be hosting 30 min. demo classes!  Space is limited, so please RSVP for one of the following times via the link below:  1:30 (ages 3-5 yrs.), 2:30 (ages 6+) or 3:30 (ages 3-5 yrs.).  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0b4fafaa29a7ff2-healthy

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  • Camp Open House

    February 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Learn more about our ACA-accredited traditional, sports, S.T.E.A.M. leadership and travel camps available one week or all summer for ages 3-15. Garwood, Mountainside & Westfield locations available. Location: Main Y Facility

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March 2, 2019
  • Westfield before/after school care open house and registration

    March 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

    Open registration begins! Location: Main Y Facility

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March 7, 2019
  • Overlook Medical Center Healthy Avenues Van at the Y

    March 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    ​​Free for members and the community! Register directly with Gabrielle Guider at Atlantic Health System, Overlook Medical Center, at 908-522-2579. Parked outside Main Y Facility for Colon health & Sleep health education and BMI/Glucose screenings.​

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March 8, 2019
  • 5th Grade Dance Party

    March 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Bauer Branch

    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 Form with parent signature required (one form is valid for school year). Location: Bauer Branch Fee: $8 in advance (by 3:30PM) or $10 at door. Drinks/snacks available, $1 each.

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