Westfield Area YMCA

January 6, 2021

Bring back the fun this summer! The Westfield Area YMCA provides a safe, engaging, and meaningful camp experience with enriching activities, fitness, fun, social and emotional learning, and much more. The camp curriculum promotes teamwork, enhances self-esteem and builds skills while incorporating ...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably changed the way we live, work and exercise. But the fundamental benefits of exercise for physical and emotional well-being remain the same. And, they are even more important during these challenging times. The Westfield Area YMCA has always adapted to the ...

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Saturday’s morning rain was followed by bright sunshine and busy Christmas Tree sales at the Elm Street Athletic Field. The Westfield Area Y’s Men’s Club donates all proceeds from the sale to many local charities and the Westfield YMCA. This year's tree selection includes top quality Fraser Firs ...

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For over 70 years the Westfield Area Y Men's Club has held its annual Christmas Tree Sale at the Elm Street field. All proceeds are donated to local charities and non-profit organizations. The event is run by club members from Westfield, Scotch Plains, Mountainside and Cranford, along with many ...

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The Westfield Area YMCA’s doors are open, and with it the return of YMCA programs such as basketball clinics, Tae Kwon Do classes, Flyers Track and Field and youth swim. Basketball clinics will be divided into five different age groups: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd-5th Grade, and ...

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One of the strongest lessons the Westfield Area Y hopes to impart on its kindergarten students is the power of kindness to help ourselves, our family, our classmates and our community. The Y asked each kindergarten student to bring in non-food Halloween items so they could make special treat ...

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The Westfield Area YMCA is honoring local military members and veterans by inviting them to come and use the Y at no cost during the month of November. The Y will also waive the Joiners Fee for active military, reserve military and veterans who become new Y members at any time of the year. The Y ...

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The Westfield Area YMCA understands the balancing act facing today’s working families as they navigate the ever-changing world of remote learning and the multi-faceted demands on parents.  School Age The Y is pleased to offer a supervised remote learning and redesigned after school program in ...

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The Westfield Area YMCA is pleased to offer a variety of outdoor fitness classes in the Main Y parking lot, 220 Clark Street. The Y is also offering Tae Kwon Do in the parking lot of the Bauer Branch, 422 East Broad Street. Classes at the Main Y include Barre; Cardio & Strength Madness; ...

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The Westfield Area YMCA is now offering outdoor fitness classes to members, including Barre; Cardio & Strength Madness; Cycle; Cycle & Abs; Cycle, Strength & Core; Fitness for Teens; HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training); R.I.P.P.E.D. (Resistance, Intervals, Power, Plyometrics and ...

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Group Swim Classes Begin Aug. 1. Whether you’re an experienced lap swimmer or are just looking for a supplemental form of exercise, the YMCA is offering lane reservations in the 25-yard Wallace Pool. Hours (subject to change) are Monday – Friday, 5:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, and ...

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Spots are still available for Westfield Area YMCA traditional day camps this summer.  All camps will meet the new guidelines set by the CDC, ACA (American Camp Association) and state and local government. These include social distancing regulations and small group size. All staff have been ...

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The Westfield Area YMCA is excited to announce that traditional day camp programs for kids entering grades K through 10 will begin July 6. Registration is now underway.  All camps will meet the new guidelines set by the CDC, ACA (American Camp Association) and state and local health ...

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During this time of uncertainty, the Y is here for you. The Y continues to be your support for health and wellbeing, wherever you are. Regular exercise is one component of a healthy lifestyle that can help reduce stress and prevent illness. We have a variety of at-home exercise options for members ...

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Drowning is the leading cause of death in the world today; however, research from the World Health Organization shows that participation in formal water safety and swim lessons can reduce the risk of drowning, particularly for kids. Swimming also motivates children to strive for self-improvement, ...

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The Westfield Area YMCA Early Learning programs recently participated in their own “Souper” Bowl. The students brought in soup cans and used them to vote for the team they thought would win the big game. In the process, the students practiced using tally marks, counting and sorting. A total of ...

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Meet Westfield Area YMCA staff member, Nick Morelli. Take Coach Nick’s advice and “do something that you can enjoy for the rest of your life”. Come enjoy working at the Westfield Area Y. Join our staff--check out our current employment opportunities ...

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The Westfield Area Y Men’s Club Annual Christmas Tree Sale has been a community tradition since 1947, with all proceeds benefiting local charities and organizations. This year's tree selection includes top quality Fraser Firs and Balsam Firs. This year also features a new hybrid tree called a ...

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Why does Joanne McGillis love her job and her early-morning members? Take a listen as Joanne and a Y member explain. You can work here too!  Check out our current employment opportunities at www.westfieldynj.org/about/job-opportunities.

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The Westfield Area YMCA is honoring local military members and veterans by inviting them to come and use the Y at no cost during the month of November. The Y will also waive the joiners fee for active military, reserve military and veterans who become new Y members at any time of the year.  To ...

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October is Fire Prevention Month, and the Westfield Area YMCA full-day Kindergarten class recently took a walking trip from the Bauer Branch to the Westfield Fire Department on North Avenue.  A fireman showed the students the trucks, equipment and the big map where all the calls come in.  The ...

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Meet Dorinda Galvao, a Westfield Area YMCA staff member for 17 years. She says the Y is a great place to work, and the staff is like a family. Check out our current employment opportunities at www.westfieldynj.org/about/job-opportunities.  

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The Westfield Area YMCA held the school year kickoff event for the 7th Grade Initiative on Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Main Y Facility located at 220 Clark St. in Westfield. Seventh graders and their families learned about the program and enjoyed the interactive sport wall, climbing wall, fitness ...

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The Westfield Area YMCA will hold a kickoff event for this school year’s 7th Grade Initiative on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Main Y Facility located at 220 Clark Street in Westfield. Seventh graders and their families are invited to learn about the free program and enjoy the ...

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Meet Westfield Area YMCA staff member Jill Koerber. She says the Y is a perfect place to be. Listen to her story and join our staff! Check out our current employment opportunities at: www.westfieldynj.org/about/job-opportunities.  

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The Westfield Area YMCA is committed to helping older adults be active in spirit, mind and body. Daily adult water and group fitness classes are available for participants to enjoy and stay fit. There are also exercise programs for special health groups such as: Arthritis Exercise; Project Healthy ...

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The Westfield Area YMCA offers basketball leagues for boys and girls in Kindergarten through age 14.  Registration is open now and will close when maximum capacity is reached for each league or on the dates below. PRE-SEASON CLINICS: Three-week clinics begin Oct. 17 to prepare young athletes age ...

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The Westfield Area YMCA is proud to announce that Pamela Gedman, 6th degree Black Belt and Chief Instructor of Gedman’s Black Belt Academy, has become the 2019 ATA World Champion in Combat Sparring and earned a Silver medal in Traditional Sparring and a Bronze in Weapons in her age group division.  ...

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Dive into a job that changes lives and creates opportunities!  Join Zach and Ethan Hom on our aquatics team and strengthen our community as a lifeguard, swim instructor, aquatics coordinator, water exercise instructor or a competitive swim team coach. Apply online today. Visit our website ...

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Meet Westfield Area YMCA staff member Lena Nelson. Lena feels working at the Y has not only provided personal satisfaction but the opportunity to inspire people to improve their health and well-being. Find your purpose and fuel your passion working at the Y. To join our team and apply today, ...

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