YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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James Whistler: Wednesday 05/04/2016
9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Body Fat/Body Mass Index Screening

Learn your body fat percentage and BMI and how these numbers impact your overall health.

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Butt and Gut Class

A butt-kicking, gut-wrenching class aimed at improving your lower body and core. This class is for all levels. It incorporates exercises specifically designed to target your lower body and abdominals.

View the Live Adult Group Exercise Schedule

Instructor: Rayshawn
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Childbirth Preparation Course

This comprehensive, hands-on childbirth preparation series is taught by a Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator, Eloiza Jorge, MA, CPC, CCCE. Eloiza is a mother, educator and personal coach. She loves helping expecting parents navigate new waters as they begin their parenting journey. This class will promote evidence-based techniques and practices for a healthy mom and baby.

It will cover:

  • What to expect during stages and phases of labor
  • Supportive measures of laboring woman
  • Pain coping practices and routines
  • Newborn care and breast-feeding
  • Choices in medical interventions and hospital procedures
  • Postpartum care and enjoying your new family!
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042
First-Aid-and-CPR

Become American Red Cross CPR certified through a professional and authorized trainer. Classes are held for two consecutive Saturdays from 12:00 – 2:00 pm, and certification is valid for 2 years from the date of successful completion. For more information or to register please contact the Aquatic Office at (973) 415-6135.

Member’s Fee $80.00
Non-Member Fee $135.00


ages: 15-18+
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Current Events Group Discussion

Come discuss current events, trends, and how they relate to the past. Bring in articles to discuss. Share your view point in a friendly manner.

Spring: Monday 05/16/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Spring: Monday 06/20/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Diabetes-Exercise-Program
  • 12 Week Cardio/Resistance exercise program
  • Individualized member orientation and prescription
  • Pre and post exercise glucose checks each class
  • Program Pre and Post- HbA1c outcomes
  • Physical activity programming for lifetime management of diabetes
  • Instruction by nationally certified fitness instructors
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Family Fun

2nd Saturday of each month.
7:30-9:00 p.m. (Grades 1-7)

Keep the “Y” in FamilY by spending time together here!! Work out together or do your own thing for a little bit. Afterwards, everyone meets up in the gym at the end for group games, conversation and maybe a light snack. Free swim can be available upon request-must have a minimum of 10 people to open pool.

Free to members. $5 for any non-member guest (adult or child ages 6 and above) RSVP required the Friday before.

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Fight Against Osteoarthritis with Movement

Dr. Daniel Kane, Physical Therapist, from JAG Physical Therapy, will provide you with strength, cardiovascular, and flexibility exercises to prevent and avoid pain associated with osteoarthritis.

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Free Glucose Screening

Learn your blood sugar level and risk factor for Type 2 diabetes. No need to fast. Receive educational materials.

 

Spring II: Monday 05/02/2016
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Healthy Holiday Challenge

6 week challenge 11/23-1/3. Maintain, don’t gain throughout the holiday season!

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
run, bike, swim - triathlon concept

Our Triathlon is back! Try it alone or form a relay team with a total of 2 or 3 additional participants. Includes:

– 1/4 mile swim (20 lengths/ 10 laps in large pool)
– 10 mile bike (in cycling room)
– 3 mile run (outside)

Cost:
Individual: $40 Member, $45 Non-Member Relay (per team member)
Relay: $20 Member, $25 Non-Member

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - Sunday, April 24, 2016
07:00 am – 09:00 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
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A mix of Rowing and Strength Training in a small group exercise setting.

  • Improve your rowing technique
  • Increase your cardiovascular fitness
  • Lower your split time

View the Live Adult Group Exercise Schedule


age: 18
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Knit Crochet Chat Together

Knitting instructor, Susan Gibson, has some supplies to get you started and will teach you some simple stitches. Bring your needles and current project you are working on.

Spring: Tuesday 04/26/2016
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Spring: Tuesday 05/10/2016
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Spring: Tuesday 05/24/2016
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Life-Circuit-Training

Come check out the “NEW LIFE CIRCUIT ROOM!” Circuit training is one of the most effective ways to make significant strength gains in a short amount of time. Our NEW circuit room features an easy, ready to use workout with convenient push-button controls. Working out for less than 2 minutes on each of the 10 machines, 2-3 times a week, provides a tremendous total body strength workout in less than 30 minutes. There’s no set up requirement needed. Just step on the machine and start your workout. The circuit is perfect for ALL FITNESS LEVELS from the new to exercise health seeker up to an advanced exerciser. The NEW circuit room is staffed with our trained, attentive, and friendly fitness associates ready to guide you through a workout to meet your individual fitness goals. TRY IT OUT TODAY!

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Life Transitions for Seniors

A counselor from the Mental Health Association of Essex County will be available to aide seniors over 60 in understanding and coping with triggering events associated with aging. Find out about resources in town available to seniors.

Spring: Wednesdays 02/22/2016 - 06/12/2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Lose-To-Win-Competition

Are you looking to lose those last 10, 15, 20 or more pounds? Are you looking to get in better physical shape and improve endurance? What’s better than joining a team to help you reach your goals? You and your team will have the following:

  • Weekly weigh-ins
  • Help with menu planning
  • Help with tracking your diet
  • Inspiration and motivation from your trainer as well as your team
  • Small group training with your certified personal trainer
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Luncheon Program: Diamonds to Princesses

Travels to Greenland. John Isa and Paul Allersmeyer. Bring a sandwich. Coffee and dessert provided.

Spring: Tuesday 05/17/2016
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost: $4
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Mini Health Assessment

Seton Hall University nurses will check your heart rate, blood pressure and listen to your lungs.

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Montclair Run

The YMCA Of Montclair and the Township of Montclair’s Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs 34th Montclair Run will feature a 2 mile fun run/walk and a 10K (6.2 mile) road race on June 5, 2016. Other events include a health fair, sports massages, a DJ spinning tunes, games for kids and a moonwalk.

Both organizations have been dedicated to helping the community improve their health and wellness. The Montclair Run is a great way for serious runners and families to kick off the start of the summer. More than 1,400 runners, walkers, volunteers and spectators of all ages from across Essex County and beyond are expected to participate.

Proceeds of the Montclair Run will be used for YMCA of Montclair and Montclair Recreation scholarships.

Register

  • Online at www.raceforum.com/montclair by Monday, May 30.
  • In person at the YMCA of Montclair, 25 Park Street, Montclair by June 2.
  • In person at Fleet Feet Sports, 603 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair through June 4 (cash and check only).
  • On race day inside the YMCA of Montclair, beginning at 7:00 a.m.
  • Download race registration form HERE
  • Early Packet Pick-up at Fleet Feet Sports June 3 from Noon-7:00 pm and June 4 from 10:00 am-5:00 pm.

Train With Us

Join us for a 10K training program starting the week of March 28.  Learn More.

Race Day Schedule

  • 8:30 a.m. 2 mile fun run/walk starts.
  • 9:30 a.m. 10K starts.
  • Awards to follow each race.

Volunteers Needed

To volunteer on race day, contact Carol Kearney at the contact info below.

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - Sunday, June 5, 2016
08:30 am – 11:00 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Music Concert

Join Ernestine Galloway (soprano), Melvin Greenwich (cello), and a guest on the keyboard.

Spring: Monday 05/09/2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Natural Spring Cleaners

Toxins can be hard to avoid. Learn how to look for Earth Friendly Cleaners in the store and how do-it-yourself cleaners can reduce toxins in your home. Join La Chelle Miller, RD from Essex Green Shoprite.

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
One-on-One-Fitness-Orientation

Our trained Y staff will help you develop a basic exercise program which meets your needs and preferences. Please call, 973-744-3400, or stop by the front desk to schedule an appointment for your free fitness orientation and/or Activtrax assessment. Come dressed for exercise! 30 min sessions are also available.

If you have any specific medical restrictions, limitations, or concerns relating to exercise, please call Washima Redding, Health and Wellness Director, at 973-415-6111 or email wredding@montclairymca.org or Michelle Moore at 973-415-6128 or email mmoore@montclairymca.org. Free with membership.


ages: 15-18+
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Personal-Training-and-Nutritional-Counseling

Our certified Personal Training staff can help you get motivated to train safely and effectively so you can see results! Sessions are one hour and are scheduled by appointment following an intake interview consisting of health/exercise history, goals, schedule, etc. Please call Washima Redding at 973-415-6111 or Michelle Moore at 973-415-6128 to arrange for your intake interview.

*30 minute sessions are also available

Outside personal trainers are not permitted. Members using personal trainers other than Y personal trainer staff may have their Y privileges revoked.

Single PT session $70
1 hour personal training session with a nationally certified personal trainer.

The Start-up Pack $200 (save $10)
Three (3) personal training sessions with a nationally certified fitness trainer. Includes: Before and after body composition.

The Conditioning Pack $325 (save $25)
Five (5) personal training sessions with a nationally certified trainer. Includes: Before and after body composition.

The Fit Pack $325 (save $25)
Includes: Before and after body composition. Three Personal Training sessions with a nationally certified fitness professional. Two (2) 45 minute sessions with a registered dietitian.

The Training Pack $580 (save $120)
Ten (10) personal training sessions with a nationally certified personal trainer. Includes: Before and after body composition.

The Endurance Pack $1100 (save $300)
Twenty (20) personal training sessions with a nationally certified fitness professional. Includes: Before and after body composition.

Nutritional Consultation $70
One hour session with registered dietitian Gabrielle Rabner. Session may include diet analysis, discussion of eating habits, behavior modification strategies, and basic menu planning.


ages: 15-18+
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Pickleball

This popular game is a mix of tennis, badminton and table tennis. Open play is in the gym. Paddles provided.

Spring I/II: Mondays 02/22/2016 - 06/12/2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
pink ribbon program

This exciting, effective 12 week program will help you exercise safely while enhancing your overall health whether you’re in the midst of treatment or years beyond it. It is the only breast cancer recovery program approved by the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Group classes are individually tailored and adapted for all fitness levels.

  • Boost energy & increase strength
  • Restore ease in performing daily tasks
  • Lower the odds of breast cancer recurrence

 

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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Learn how to improve intestinal flora balance, inhibit harmful bacteria, and promote good digestion. Join La Chelle Miller, Registered Dietitian from Essex Green ShopRite.

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
TRX RIP Training

RIP Trainer Classes- Use resistance exercise in this multi-faceted approach to strength and cardio conditioning that tones you with every movement, every rep, every set, every workout. YMCA members only. Check schedule for days & times. Fee: $105/Fall 7 week session.

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Volunteering with Pre-K Children

Enjoy volunteering in a classroom at the Montclair Community Pre-K. Tuesdays 10:00 -11:00 am 2 times a month.

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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YMCA member or not, training for the 10K Montclair Run on June 5th may be just what you need to help you get to the finish line, meet some new running buddies and get motivated to be fit and active. This is a program for all levels of runners and run/walkers. With help from motivational coaches and teammates, we can work together to conquer 6.2 miles!

Benefits include:
– Improve your stamina
– Increase mental sharpness
– Prevent muscle and bone loss
– Develop your inner self confidence

When:
Begins Monday March 28th

Time
Mondays 6:45pm, Wednesdays 6:15pm , Saturdays 8:30am

Spring: Mondays 03/28/2016 - 06/05/2016
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Cost: $75 Members; $100 Non-Members Includes entry to the Montclair Run 10K on June 5.
Spring: Wednesdays 03/30/2016 - 06/01/2016
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Cost: $75 Members; $100 Non-Members Includes entry to the Montclair Run 10K on June 5.
Spring: Saturdays 04/02/2016 - 06/04/2016
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cost: $75 Members; $100 Non-Members Includes entry to the Montclair Run 10K on June 5.
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Yoga Private Training

Relax, refresh and renew. Private instruction is the best (and more convenient) way to work on specific aspects of your yoga practice, whether you are looking for a basic, vigorous, restorative, or therapeutic practice. Nothing compares to learning in a private space with the undivided attention of an instructor. Sign up today and watch your practice transform!

Session Rates:
1 session $80
3 pack $230
5 pack $375
10 pack $720

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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The Park Street Branch Large Pool will be closed June 6-June 26 while we install our new HVAC unit.
Learn more about the closure, adjustments to the Small Pool Schedule and other alternatives here.

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