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Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA News

June 10, 2022

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Make this the summer of YOU with classes and programs at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. This summer, the Y is excited to offer a variety of programs for youth, teens and adults, including sports, swimming, gymnastics, dance, health and fitness options and so much more. From ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA and the Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA Council are coming together this year to host the 'Colors For Courage 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run'. The event will be held in-person on Sunday, May 22 at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA, with the 1-Mile Fun Run beginning ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is participating in the Five Days of Action this week to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to protect children from sexual abuse from Apr. 18-22. The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA encourages adults and organizations to join ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is hosting the Y’s annual Healthy Kids Day® on Saturday, Apr. 30 from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m., encouraging families to take a moment to help kids be kids and set them up for a summer of success. The event, which is free and open to the community, is ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Find where you belong and discover what you can achieve with classes and programs at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. This spring, the Y is excited to offer a variety of programs for youth, teens and adults, which include sports, swimming, gymnastics, health and fitness options, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA's (FSPY) 12u swim team competed against other YMCA swim teams from around New Jersey in the 2022 YMCA State Championships at the Ocean County YMCA in Toms River, NJ from Feb. 25 - 27. Nineteen swimmers (ages 8-12 years-old) represented FSPY at ...

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MADISON, NJ -- The New Jersey YMCA 8 and Under State Championship took place on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022, at the Madison Area YMCA in Madison, NJ.  Twenty-three YMCA teams from across NJ competed in this past weekend’s event.  This event was comprised of the youngest swimmers within the YMCA ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA kicked off its “75 STRONG” Campaign during a virtual event on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. The campaign represents the Y’s efforts to raise much needed funds that support valuable, life-enriching programs for children and families who live in our ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- The Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) Girls Black team won their dual meet against Summit Area YMCA (SAY) on Saturday, December 18th, 2021.  It was a close call but with only about half of the team attending this dual meet (as most of the 13/O were competing at the 2021 Holiday ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA's (FSPY) 12 and under swim team competed against sixteen other teams from around NJ in the 2021 Snowflake Meet hosted by the Bergen Barracudas. The meet was held at the Sonny Werblin Recreation Center at Rutgers University from December 11-12, 2021.

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Sunday, Feb. 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the YMCA, 1340 Martine Ave., in Scotch Plains. For more information or to make an appointment to donate, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit ...

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This coming year marks our Y’s 75th anniversary, and I’m most excited about our upcoming building project and the opportunities it will provide to our community. The plan is to add two new fitness studios for spin and yoga; expand our Wellness Center on the first floor and the second floor ...

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The Winter of 2022 is the perfect time to get healthy and fit and focus on YOU. The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is excited to offer a variety of programs for youth, teens and adults in the new year to help you discover your passion, purpose and people. Whether you’re interested in sports, swimming, ...

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In 2020, several local community organizations came together to host Kindsgiving, an initiative aimed at making the holidays brighter for our neighbors in need. The inaugural event saw 75 meals delivered to those alone for Thanksgiving due to the pandemic and raised ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is excited to bring back its annual Fall Harvest event for 2021! Reservations are not required to access the event, which is free and open to the community. The event is scheduled for Sunday, October 24 from 12-3pm, with a rain date of Saturday, October 30 from ...

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This Fall, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is offering a variety of programs for youth, teens and adults. Whether you’re interested in sports, swimming, health and fitness, weight loss, or looking to join a community of individuals with similar interests, the Y has you covered during its upcoming ...

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS -- This Welcoming Week, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA will join Welcoming America, other YMCAs and organizations nationwide to celebrate immigrants’ contributions to communities and bring together all residents in a spirit of unity.  Held from Sept. 10-19 this year, ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is excited to bring back its free 7th Grade Initiative Program for incoming 7th graders residing in Scotch Plains, Fanwood, and Clark beginning September 7, 2021. The Y is also offering a bonus for 8th graders who were unable to participate in the program last ...

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Fall into fitness and fun for the whole family at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA! The Y is bringing back more programs for youth, teens and adults during its upcoming Fall 1 Session. The session runs September 7-October 31, 2021 and online registration kicks off Monday, August 23 at 9:00am.

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As we continue moving forward, we have some exciting staff announcements: Jennifer Donahue has moved into the role of Senior Program Director, overseeing Healthy Living, Wellness and Sports. Jennifer was previously our Health and Wellness Director who oversaw ...

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This summer, put your health first. If you are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) is offering a program beginning this July to help you on your path to health and wellness. FSPY’s Diabetes Prevention Program, which is recognized by the Centers for ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is excited to offer a 9-week program session in the Summer of 2021! The Y is continuing to increase its offerings and has programs for youth, teens and adults, including swim lessons, sports, healthy living programs and fitness classes.  The Summer Session will run ...

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Great summers start at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA, and this year, the Y is bringing back its popular half-day Little Sprouts Preschool Camp for kids ages 3-5. After a hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the camp is back and better than ever! Little Sprouts is the perfect ...

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- From June 7-11, The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA will participate in the Five Days of Action, a week designed to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to protect children from sexual abuse. Throughout the week, the Y will be providing information and ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA wants to ensure that water safety doesn’t get lost as summer kicks off Memorial Day weekend and we look to return to a sense of “normalcy.” As temperatures rise, kids will want to cool off, whether that is in home pools, community pools, ponds, lakes, rivers, ...

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA has partnered with Seton Hall University’s College of Nursing to host 19 senior undergraduate students majoring in nursing. Throughout the month of April, the students have been working on the clinical portion of their community health ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA and the Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA Council are partnering up to host the United For A Cause 5K and 1-mile Fun Run, held virtually this year.   The virtual run will take place between May 5 and 12, 2021. Proceeds benefit the Y’s ...

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