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

Health & Wellness:

Register Now
Art Lecture-Impressionist Painters

Maggie Rothman will share her expertise about the painters, Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot.


Spring II: Wednesday 06/11/2014
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Body Fat/Body Mass Index Screening

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


Summer II: Monday 08/04/2014
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Butt & Gut Class

A butt-kicking, gut-wrenching class aimed at improving your lower body and core. This class is for all levels. This class will offer the following:

For the “butt” work

  • We wil do lunges, squats and leg lifts.

For your “gut” work

  • We will crunch, twist, plank and more.
  • We will also bring out the ball occasionally for more challenging balance and core work.

Class begins on June 24th
View The Group Exercise Schedule as a PDF

Instructor: Rayshawn
Ongoing: Tuesdays 06/24/2014 - 12/31/2014
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Contact: Washima Solomon, 973-415-6111, wsolomon@montclairymca.org
Diabetes Exercise Program

Space still available! There is still time to sign up!

Do you have pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes? We have a program for you.

Move Well Today is the YMCA of Montclair’s Diabetes Exercise Program. It can help you get fit while you manage your diabetes and/or changes in your HbA1c levels. A certified instructor provides you with educational information, a tailored exercise program and nutritional counseling.

The exercise component is tailored for your specific diabetes and exercise needs. It includes warm-up cardio stations, strength training, core conditioning, flexibility training and a cool down.

You will need:

  • A note from your physician releasing you to exercise.
  • A copy of your HbA1c results taken within the last three months.

For more information on joining, please contact Washima Solomon at (973) 415-6111 wsolomon@montclairymca.org, Jonathan D’ Arpa at (973) 559-9297 jdarpa@montclairymca.org or Mary Williams at (973) 415-6128 mwilliams@montclairymca.org.

Please note there is a 15 person maximum.


Summer: Tuesdays, Thursdays 05/27/2014 - 08/14/2014
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost: $75 for members; $100 for non-members

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Essential Oils: Healthcare for Today

Elena Yordan and Carrie Donegan have written two books on essential oils. Each came to use essential oils via different paths and personal health challenges. The products brought them both into greater health.


Spring II: Wednesday 06/18/2014
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Food & Mood: Nourishing & Balancing Moods

Learn about the quality of food, including Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen, energetics of food, and how hormones will play a role. Tina Hong: Certified Holistic Health Coach


Summer I: Thursday 06/26/2014
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Free Blood Pressure Screening


Summer I: Monday 07/07/2014
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Summer II: Monday 08/04/2014
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Spring II: Tuesday 06/10/2014
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Contact: Carol Kearney, 973-415-6131, ckearney@montclairymca.org
Free Glucose Screening

Learn your blood sugar level & risk factors for Type 2 diabetes with a nonfasting finger prick.


Summer I: Tuesday 07/15/2014
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Group Discussion - Point and Counter Point

Arnold and Paula Rogoff will lead older adults in a discussion of many different current events and how they relate to the past including personal experiences. Share points of view in a friendly manner.


Summer I: Monday 07/14/2014
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Summer II: Monday 08/11/2014
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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


Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Maintaining Healthy Blood Pressure

Lecture on controlling blood pressure levels will be presented by Dr. Julie Kidangan, Do.


Spring II: Monday 06/16/2014
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
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!

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

ages: 15-18+
Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Personal Training & 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 Solomon at 973-415-6111 or Mary Williams at 973-415-6128 to arrange for your intake interview.

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 $60
1 hour personal training session with a nationally certified personal trainer.

The Start-up Pack $180
Three (3) personal training sessions with a nationally certified fitness trainer. Includes: Before and after body composition.

The Conditioning Pack $290 (save $10)
Five (5) personal training sessions with a nationally certified trainer. Includes: Before and after body composition.

The Fit Pack $290
Includes: Before and after body composition. Three Personal Training sessions with a nationally certified fitness professional. Two (2) 45 minute sessions with a registered dietician.

The Training Pack $540
Ten (10) personal training sessions with a nationally certified personal trainer. Includes: Before and after body composition.

Nutritional Consultation $65
One hour session with registered dietician Gabrielle Rabner. Session may include diet analysis, discussion of eating habits, behavior modification strategies, and basic menu planning.

Group Training Rates:

Train together and save!

Training for 2 members= $70 per hour

Training for 3 members=$105 per hour

Training for 4 members= $140 per hour

Training for 5 members= $175 per hour

ages: 15-18+
Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Verona Park Fitness Walks

Take a 30-40 minute brisk 1 or 2 mile walk around Verona Park. Meet in front of the boat house. You can stay and have lunch and socialize.


Summer I: Fridays 06/23/2014 - 07/18/2014
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Summer II: Fridays 07/21/2014 - 08/15/2014
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Visit the YMCA at West Milford

Take a tour & see the kids at Camp at the Lake. Bring a picnic lunch. Make your own arrangements to carpool. To register call Carol Kearney at 973.415-6131.


Summer I: Wednesday 07/09/2014
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location: YMCA of Montclair Outdoor Education Facility, 131 Germantown Road, West Milford, NJ
X

The Park Street Branch will have our Annual Shutdown Sunday, August 24-Monday, September 1 and reopen on Tuesday, September 2.
Click here for more information.