YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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The Fantastic World of Hieronymus Bosch
Wednesday, September 7, 9:30-10:30 am

Gianlorenzo Bernini, Sculptor and Architect
Monday, November 14, 9:30-10:30 am

Gianlorenzo Bernini, Sculptor and Architect: Monday 11/14/2016
9:30 am - 10:30 am
The Fantastic World of Hieronymus Bosch: Wednesday 09/07/2016
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
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
Breast Health For All Ages

Learn about origin, risk factors, prevention and treatment of breast cancer. Presenter: Dr. Huston

Fall I: Monday 10/10/2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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
Buying and Selling Seminar

What should you do before putting your home on the market? How do you avoid costly mistakes when buying or selling. Join Oneida Mendez-Laws, ASP Realtor with Coldwell Bankers.

Fall I: Thursday 09/15/2016
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
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
Cholesterol & Glucose Screening

Learn your total cholesterol, HDL, and glucose with a non-fasting finger stick test.

Fall II: Thursday 12/01/2016
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost: $15 ($10 for 55 and older)
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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. Must pre-register. For more information or to register please contact the Aquatic Office at (973) 415-6135.

Member’s Fee $80.00
Class 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

Mondays, 10:30-11:30 am
September 26, October 24, November 28

Fall I: Monday 09/26/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Fall I: Monday 10/24/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Fall II: Monday 11/28/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Diabetes-Exercise-Program

begins 9/13-12/8

FREE 12 week membership to the Y (for first time participants only)

The group meets twice a week for guided exercise and educational supplements

Pre and post-exercise glucose checks each class

Pre and post-program A1C checks with proven decrease EVERY session

Individualized member orientation, fitness testing, and 12 week cardio and resistance training exercise program from a Certified Diabetes Exercise Specialist

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.

 

Fall II: Thursday 11/03/2016
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Healthy Eating Lectures

LaChell Miller RD, from Essex Green Shoprite will give monthly interactive lectures and food demonstrations.

Fall I: Tuesday 09/13/2016
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fall I: Tuesday 10/11/2016
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fall II: Tuesday 12/13/2016
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Healthy Holiday Challenge

6 week challenge 11/21-1/2.

Find your 150-commit to 150 minutes of exercise per week and track it with your log card.

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 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
Jewelry Gift Table and Bake Sale

Donate jewelry and gently used small gifts starting in October. Bring individually wrapped baked goods on sale day.

Fall II: Wednesday 11/16/2016
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Know What your Cholesterol Numbers Mean

Find out how to keep your heart healthy and learn about the A1C test. Presenter: Dr. Raghav Rastogi

Fall I: Wednesday 09/21/2016
10:15 am - 11:15 am
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 aid seniors over 60 in coping with the issues of aging, such as health challenges, increasing basic living cost, retirement.

Fall I: Wednesdays 09/12/2016 - 10/30/2016
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Lose-To-Win-Competition

Our most popular challenge of the year!

Team up with one of our Certified Personal Trainers as they coach you and your team to better health and weight loss!

Great prizes for winning teams and individuals.

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Lunch and Learn Seminar

Learn about important senior resources with Michelle Weber from Assisting Hands Home Care. Free lunch provided. Please RSVP  to Carol Kearney.

Fall I: Thursday 09/22/2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042

Join David Kaplan, Director of Programs, Yogi Berra Museum
Bring a sandwich. Coffee and dessert provided. Fee $5

Fall I: Thursday 10/13/2016
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Cost: $5
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
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

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 nationally certified personal trainers can help you get motivated to train safely and effectively with results! Intake interview precedes your first session. 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 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.

 


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 are provided.

Fall I: Mondays 09/12/2016 - 10/30/2016
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Fall II: Mondays 10/31/2016 - 12/18/2016
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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
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Join us for our advanced physical and mental challenge. A 25 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 8 AM.

Fall I: Sunday 09/11/2016
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Fall I: Sunday 10/02/2016
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Fall II: Sunday 11/06/2016
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Fall II: Sunday 12/04/2016
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
The Tri Pack

Three 45 minute personal training sessions $99 special* Motivation-Empowerment-Success The YMCA’s team of personal trainers can help start you on a path towards reaching your health and wellness goals.

  • Rev up your exercise routine with fresh approaches to your workout.
  • Break out of your fitness plateau.
  • Reduce the risk of injury by learning proper techniques.
  • Stay motivated and committed to your exercise program.

Let us help you be your best self!

*Available once for all NEW clients to our Personal Training program. Non-transferable.


age: 18
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
TRX RIP Training

New sessions begin in the Fall.

YMCA Members only ($99 for 7 weeks)

For more details, check in-house flyers or email Michelle Moore at mmoore@montclairymca.org

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Understanding Memory Loss

Learn about dementia; warning signs, early stages, and medical conditions that mimic dementia. Join Dr. Jacqueline Rondeau, Psy. D.

Fall I: Wednesday 09/28/2016
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Verona Park Fitness Walks

Meet at the boathouse and join others to take a 30-45 minute brisk walk (1 or 2 miles) around Verona Park. Join Carol Kearney 973-415-6131

Fall I: Fridays 09/12/2016 - 10/30/2016
11:00 am - 11:40 am
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Volunteering with Pre-K Children

Tuesdays 10:00 -11:00 am 2 times a month. Enjoy volunteering in a classroom at the Montclair Community Pre-K. Have fun helping the children with different activities. Call Carol Kearney at 973-415-6131 to register.

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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$30-Member/ $45-Nonmembers good for 12 months of program (includes Running Club Official T-shirt unless otherwise indicated via email to registrants).

We run outside in good weather months March-November, and host indoor runner specific activities during bad weather months November-March.

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 most 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