Today’s YMCAs serve thousands of U.S. communities, uniting 21 million children and adults of all ages, races, faiths, backgrounds, abilities and income levels. Our reach and impact can be seen in the millions of lives we touch every year. Across the nation, YMCAs are committed to helping:
- Children and youth deepen positive values, their commitment to service and their motivation to learn
- Families build stronger bonds, spend time together and become more engaged with their communities
- Individuals strengthen their spiritual, mental and physical well-being
At every stage of life, YMCAs are there to help children, families and individuals reach their full potential.
The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is dedicated to improving the quality of life of the individuals, families and communities we serve, through programs and services that build wholeness of spirit, mind & body. The YMCA is a not-for-profit organization founded on Christian principles, serving people of all ages, races, faiths, cultures and socio-economic conditions.
is the YMCA’s bold approach to directly address the unhealthy behaviors that have led to an epidemic of obesity and related chronic disease in the United States. The mission compels all YMCAs to transform the way they work to support all kids, adults, families, and communities in their pursuit of well-being in spirit, mind, and body. The following special offerings will help you take the first (or next) step toward better health.
7th Grade Initiative
All 7th graders in our service area are entitled to a free membership during their 7th grade year at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. Parents must accompany students to take out the membership. A list of what is available with the membership is at our member service desk.
Livestrong at the Y
New to the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Y. A free wellness initiative for cancer survivors and their support team. Contact Sheri for more information at 908-889-8880 X114 or email at
STRENGTHENING OUR COMMUNITY...
LIVESTRONG at the Y Lectures
Lectures are open to the Community and held at Main Facility, 1340 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains. Contact Sheri Cognetti at Livestrong@fanwoodscotchplainsymca.org or x114 with questions. RSVP to the Livestrong seminars to Sheri at email@example.com or call (908) 889-8880 x114.
OVERLOOK HOSPITAL HEALTH SCREENINGS
NEW TIME: 9:00 am to 10:30 am all on Thursday and in the Overlook Van in the parking lot.
To register please call: 1.800.247.9580
Glucose: (No Fee) & HgAC for diagnosed diabetes ($10): June 6, 2013
LUNCHTIME LECTURE SERIES
Stay tuned for updated lectures or contact Donna at (908) 889-8880 for more information. Lectures are held from
Noon-1 pm in the Community Room.
SPRING WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE
This challenge runs for 10 weeks, bringing you right to the 4th of July weekend. Have the best you ready to hit the beach! This program is run by Registered Dietitians, with individualized weekly weigh ins, on-line support, body composition checks at the beginning and end of the 10 weeks. Pedometers provided to each participant to increase awareness of physical activity. Prizes to the top 3 at the end! Weigh in times: Wed. 6:30-7:00 pm, Fri. 8:30-9:00 am. Members: $50
AMERICAN HEART WALK
American Heart Walk is June 1, 2013 in Oak Ridge Park. Join the Y team to show support for the American Heart Association as it raises awareness of heart disease.
* For more details on Special Events at the Y, click on Social Responsibility above and then Special Events. A detailed list is provided there.
Important Dates to Remember:
Our facility is closed on Monday, May 27th in observation of Memorial Day. Happy Memorial Day!
Gym Jams & Kinderwrap Registration Dates:
SACC Full Day Program Registration:
Register now! Don't forget to ask about our Vacation Fun Days for when kids are off of school!
Spring 2013 Session
April 15, 2013 - June 23, 2013
SUMMER 2013 REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
Summer 2013 Session
June 24, 2013 - August 23, 2013
Adult: May 28th & 29th
Members: May 30th & 31st
Basic: June 1st
Open: June 8th
SCHOOL IS ALMOST OUT AND THE TIME IS NOW TO THINK ABOUT CAMP FOR YOUR KIDS THIS SUMMER!
DON'T DELAY....REGISTER TODAY FOR FANWOOD-SCOTCH PLAINS YMCA SUMMER CAMP 2013!!!