Y Events

  • Sat, 04-25-2015 - 1:00PM - 4:00PM

    Healthy Kids Day

    FREE for members and the community!  Healthy Kids Day is where everyone builds on a lifetime of healthy fun!  Special activities include: inflatable obstacle course, carnival games, arts & crafts, Aquaducks Synchronized Swim Show (@1:15PM), healthy treats & other giveaways, Toddler Playhouse, fun fitness challenges, camp open house, Westfield Rescue Squad ambulance tours, Overlook Teddy Bear Clinic (bring a stuffed animal!), Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities reading and appearance by Stewie the Duck … and more community activities & information! 

    Special offers ONLY on Healthy Kids Day…

    · MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL:  no Joiner’s Fee ($100 value!)

    · CAMP SPECIAL: 5% off paid-in-full traditional camps

    · PROGRAM SPECIALS:  classes, parties, & personal training!

    Click here for photos from past events

    Healthy Kids Day is the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of families by celebrating and teaching good health for kids, encouraging active play and inspiring a lifetime love of physical activity.  HEALTHY KIDS DAY is where kids & families get a jump on a lifetime of healthy fun!

  • Sat, 04-25-2015 - 1:00PM - 4:00PM

    Camp Open House

    Your child can have a blast this summer!  Visit us at our camp open house to learn more.  At Healthy Kids Day at the Main Y Facility.

  • Sat, 04-25-2015 - 1:01PM - 4:00PM

    ORIGAMI OWL custom jewelry bar fundraiser

    Help others...and look good doing it!  Visit the ORIGAMI OWL custom jewelry bar in the Main Y Lobby for viewing and designing 1:00- 4:00PM, April 25.  25% of profits will be donated to the Westfield Area Y Annual Support Campaign!  You can also shop online now: www.charmedbybrittany.origamiowl.com
    Enter the code 18771 at check out so the Westfield Area Y gets your donation!

  • Wed, 04-29-2015 - 8:45AM - 5:00PM

    Adult trip: Phipps Mansion and Westbury Gardens

    When you visit this impressive Gold Coast Mansion, you see it as it was in its full splendor! Only recently has the Phipps family created a trust to maintain and share their home and grounds with the public. The property features 200 acres of formal gardens, beautifully landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes. We will depart from the Lord & Taylor parking lot at 8:45 AM. Register by 4/17.

  • Fri, 05-01-2015 - 7:00PM - 9:30PM

    Free Fantasy Film Festival: The Wizard of Oz

    Movie lovers of all ages are invited to experience movies as they were meant to be enjoyed...on the big screen! Concessions sold at the door. All proceeds benefit the Annual Support Campaign. Register online or at the Welcome Center to reserve your FREE ticket to enter!  Location: Bauer Branch Questions? Contact: Ben Nanna, x279
    May 1:    The Wizard of Oz (Prog. #: 2FLFILMMAY1)

  • Sat, 05-02-2015 - 9:00AM - 10:00PM

    Lord & Taylor Fundraising Day Benefiting the Annual Support Campaign

    Did you get your $5 Lord & Taylor ticket at the Westfield Area Y yet?  Shop for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Graduations, for the kids, or for yourself!  Your $5 ticket, available at the Main Y Facility Welcome Center, entitles you to:
    - Two 30% off single item coupons
    - 15% off savings pass
    - 10% off cosmetics and fragrance
    … and 100% of ticket sales go to the Annual Support Campaign!

  • Mon, 05-04-2015 - 10:00AM - 8:30PM

    Golf Outing and Dinner with Live Auction

    Join us at Echo Lake Country Club for a day of golf and an evening including cocktail hour and hors d'oeuvres, dinner and a live auction facilitated by WCBS TV weathercaster John Elliott.  Click here for details.

  • Thu, 05-07-2015 - 10:00AM - 12:00PM

    Overlook Medical Center Cholesterol Screening

    Overlook Medical Center and the Westfield Area Y partner together to provide health services to the community.  $10 fee.  To register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

  • Thu, 05-07-2015 - 6:30PM - 7:30PM

    Camp Open House

    Your child can have a blast this summer!  Visit us at our camp open house at the Bauer Branch to learn more.

  • Fri, 05-08-2015 - 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 parent-signed Youth/Teen Event form required (one form is valid for school year).  Location: Bauer Branch. Fee: $7 in advance (before 6:00PM) or $10 at door. Drinks/snacks available, $1 each

  • Sat, 05-16-2015 - 9:30AM - 11:00AM

    Fitness FUNraiser benefiting the Annual Support Campaign

    Fitness and fun with family and  friends...all to support the Annual Support Campaign! 

    Weldon Room
    9:30-10:00am:  Warm-up/Cardio; 10:00am - 10:30am: Retrorobics (leg warmers encouraged!); 10:30-11:00am: Guts and Butts

    Kellogg Room 1
    8:00-9:15am: Power Yoga; 9:30 - 10:00am: Kid Zumba; 10am -11:00am: Family Yoga (appropriate for children 13 and under and their parents)

    Kellogg Room 2

    Contribution of $10 includes one raffle ticket.  With every $50 contribution, receive 3 additional raffle tickets. 

    Kids Club is available 8:30AM-12:30PM! 

    Ask any fitness instructor or  contact Jean White x246 or jwhite@westfieldynj.org. 

  • Wed, 05-20-2015 - 5:00AM - 10:30PM

    Member Appreciation Day

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

  • Wed, 05-20-2015 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM

    Lunch & Learn: Improve Your Memory

    Free for members and the community! Angela Adams, RN from Atlantic Health System explains how to improve your memory and gives hints on how to facilitate remembering things. Learn about the basic anatomy of the brain, how memory works and what affects it. She will also provide a brief clarification on dementia and when to seek medical advice. Bring a bag lunch. Register by 5/18. Prog. #: 1AHMEMORY

  • Sun, 05-24-2015 - 11:00AM - 5:00PM

    Blood Drive

    Please donate blood ... people can’t live without it!  

    Walk-ins welcome!  All donors must be 16 (with signed NJ Blood Services parental consent form) or older, meet weight/height criteria, be in good health and bring photo/signature ID.

    Contact: Jean Cruz at  908-233-2700 x406 or jcruz@westfieldynj.org

  • Fri, 05-29-2015 - 7:30PM - 9:30PM

    Club 422 (grades 6-8)

    These special event nights will be unique and fun evenings just for teens…planned by teens! Contact Marty Collett at mcollett@westfieldynj.org or 908-233-2700 x405.to submit your ideas for a fun night out with your friends at the Y. Activity details will be revealed on our website and in the schools prior to the events. A teen event registration form is required to be on file or handed in at the door.

  • Thu, 06-04-2015 - 6:00PM - 10:30PM

    Summer Session Registration Begins for Gold/Silver Members

    Priority registration begins 6:00PM Thursday, 6/4 for Gold and Silver Members (open registration begins 7:30AM Monday, 6/8 for Program and Non Members).   Summer Session begins 6/21.

  • Sat, 06-06-2015 - 9:30AM - 6:00PM

    Six Flags Great Adventure Trip

    Grab some friends and have a blast at Six Flags Great Adventure! The fee includes transportation, chaperones and admission. Bus departs from the Bauer Branch at 9:30AM and returns at approximately 6:00PM. Hard copy of parent/guardian-signed trip form required. Register by 5/27.  Available to members and the community. Fee: $75  Prog. #: 1TNSIXFLAGS

  • Mon, 06-08-2015 - 7:30AM - 11:59PM

    Summer session registration begins for program and non-members

    OPEN REGISTRATION begins 7:30AM Monday, 6/8 for Program and Non Members (PRIORITY REGISTRATION begins 6:00PM Thursday,6/4 for Gold and Silver Members). Summer Session begins 6/21.

  • Wed, 06-10-2015 - 6:30PM - 8:30PM

    Stewards of Children: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

    Free program.  Protecting our children is everyone's responsibility. This child sexual abuse prevention program teaches you how to recognize, prevent and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The NJ YMCA State Alliance has partnered with Darkness to Light to use the Stewards of Children curriculum to inform, and educate parents, and any adult, FREE of charge. Current members may register online.  All may register at the Welcome Center.

  • Thu, 06-11-2015 - 7:30PM - 8:30PM

    Camp Parent Orientation

    Great for parents of new and returning campers!  Meet some of the staff, learn what’s new this year, and have your questions answered.  Adults only please.  Bauer Branch.


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