YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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Blood Pressure Screening

Are you at or below 120/80, the national guideline for blood pressure? A nurse can answer your questions.

Summer: Monday 08/08/2016
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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.

Instructor: Rayshawn
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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Different topic about life discussed each week.

Summer: Wednesdays 06/27/2016 - 08/18/2016
9:30 am - 10:30 am
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
Colorectal-Cancer-Education-and-EZ-Detect-Kits

Receive a free EZ Detect kit to identify blood in the stool to help detect colorectal cancer.

Summer: Wednesday 07/27/2016
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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

Class dates are scheduled once there are enough people interested.


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.

Summer: Monday 06/20/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Summer: Monday 07/25/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Summer: Monday 08/22/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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
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
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A discussion on how we can accomplish it. It is about relationships with ourselves and others. Kathleen Walsh RN will be referring to the book The Girl With the Grandmother Faces by Frances Weaver.

Summer: Wednesday 06/29/2016
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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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.

Summer: Tuesday 06/07/2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Summer: Tuesday 06/21/2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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.

Summer: Wednesdays 06/27/2016 - 08/18/2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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
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
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. 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: 13-18+
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: 11-18+
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.

Summer: Mondays 06/27/2016 - 08/18/2016
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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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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Bring a favorite dish to share with others for lunch.

Summer: Wednesday 08/03/2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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
Senior Technology Class

New technology got you baffled? Bring your lap top, iPad, camera, cell phones and your questions for the experts: The YMCA Teens. They’ll teach you about Facebook, texting, tweeting and instagram.

Summer: Tuesdays 06/28/2016 - 08/18/2016
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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Learn to plan ahead, make shopping lists and find out quick and easy ideas for meals. Join Barb Minemier.

Summer: Wednesday 08/10/2016
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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Join us for our advanecd physical and mental challenge.

A 20 station circuit with 30 and 60 second intervals at each station. On completion of all stations rest for 2 minutes and then attack the circuit again for round 2. FREE for members 13 and up in the large Gymnasium at 8AM.

Summer: Sunday 06/12/2016
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Summer: Sunday 07/03/2016
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Summer: Sunday 08/07/2016
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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.

Strengthen your core and develop power

  • Get a full-body workout with just one, easy to set up piece of equipment
  • Build core strength with rotational movements that mirror the way you move in sports and in life
  • Burn calories and increase cardiovascular endurance
  • Challenge your core with asymmetric loads
  • Rip Training provides a unique mix of rotation, core stability, control, power, strength, mobility, metabolic conditioning, balance and coordination challenges
Summer: Tuesdays 06/28/2016 - 08/16/2016
5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost: $80 for members
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Jackfruit is the largest tree borne fruit in the world.

Join Jessica Seriikoff, Brookdale Shoprite’s registered dietitian, will show you how to buy, store, and cook them.

Summer: Tuesday 07/12/2016
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Verona Park Fitness Walks

Take a 30-40 minute brisk (1 or 2 mile) walk around Verona Park. Meet at the Boathouse. Fridays, check calendar.

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

Adults can be a kid again. Take a walking tour & see the kids’ activities at the Camp at the Lake. Bring a picnic lunch. Make your own arrangements to carpool. To register call Carol Kearney at 973-415-6131.

Summer: Wednesday 07/13/2016
11:30 am - 0:00 pm
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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Meets 8:30 am every Saturday at YMCA of Montclair, 25 Park Street. $30 annual fee for members ; $45 for non-members. (includes Running Club Official T-shirt)

Summer: Saturdays 06/12/2016 - 11/24/2016
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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