Registration for the Westfield Area YMCA Winter program session begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, for full members and at 7:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 11, for basic and non-members. The Winter Session runs Jan. 2 to Feb. 24.
The new Group Boxing exercise class packs a punch with boxing and martial arts moves on Friday mornings. My Playroom, located in the large indoor gym at the Bauer Branch, is back for the cold winter months for toddlers and preschoolers accompanied by a parent/caregiver. Ski/Snowboard trip dates for teens and families are announced.
The Y continues to offer various parent/child classes and sports classes and swim lessons for every age and skill level. Free swim assessments are available. Dance Academy and Tae Kwon Do offer programs for participants preschool age-adult.
Adults and seniors can enjoy Bridge classes, land and water exercise classes, lunchtime lectures and events. Programs such as Delay the Disease: Exercise to Fight Parkinson’s Symptoms, Arthritis Exercise Program, Aquatics for People with Disabilities, Project Healthy Bones and Special Population Personal Training continue to be offered. Programs for people with special needs of all ages are also available.
For all the classes, programs, leagues and events offered at the Westfield Area YMCA, visit www.westfieldynj.org or the Main Y Facility Welcome Center located at 220 Clark Street, Westfield. The Welcome Center can also be reached at 908-301-YMCA (9622).