LIVINGSTON, NJ - Area residents are invited to an open house on Saturday, Jan. 4 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. to see all that the West Essex YMCA has to offer. Guests can enjoy free activities for adults and children, including:

  • Adult Fitness Classes starting at 8 a.m. with Cycle classes and Defend Together, a challenging and motivating workout for both men and women.

  • Child Watch Hours from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., where children can have fun while parents try out the Y’s state-of-the-art cardio and weight room equipment.

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  • Youth Sports Classes from 10 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. including Sports Galore, basketball and tennis. 

  • Swim Evaluations from 10:30 a.m. - 11: 15 a.m.

  • Camp Fair from 2 - 4 p.m. Meet camp directors and find out how to have the best summer ever at the Y.

  • Family Night from 5-7 p.m., including a Bounce House, Arts and Crafts and Messy Science Experiments 

  • Family Swim from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Y’s indoor pool

Let the Y help you achieve your fitness goals for 2020. Everyone who joins the Y by Jan. 31 can enjoy a $0 joiner fee and a free MyFit starter fitness program, a $400 value. The Y MyFit program is designed to help you reach your goals faster and try new things with a personal training coach. Perks of the program include unlimited guest passes, a personalized workout, a free 1-hour session with a personal trainer, and access to the Y’s personal app. 

The West Essex Y is located at 321 South Livingston Ave. in Livingston. For more information and a full schedule of events on Jan. 4, visit or call 973-992-7500. 


Established in 1885, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges invests in its diverse communities to promote wellness, safety and quality of life for children, adults and seniors. Its seven branches in East Orange, Livingston, Maplewood, Hackensack, Hardyston, Stillwater and Wayne are committed to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility through an array of programs. Some 35,000 people belong to the Metro Y, which awards more than $2.8 million annually in direct and indirect financial assistance.