YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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"The Talk of the Town" Music Concert

Join Ernestine Galloway (soprano), Melvin Greenwich (cello), and Curtis Watkins (piano).


Spring II: Thursday 05/11/2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Art Lecture - Thomas Eakins (1844-1916)

Maggie Rothman will discuss Eakins, the painter of Philadelphia society. He was an unconventional teacher, and had a complex personality.

Photo credit: wikipedia


Spring I: Monday 03/09/2015
9:30 am - 10:30 am

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

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

Contact: Washima Solomon, 973-415-6111, wsolomon@montclairymca.org
Cholesterol & Glucose Screening

Learn your total cholesterol and HDL, glucose with a nonfasting finger stick test. To register call 1-888-973-4MSH. Registration required.


Spring I: Thursday 04/02/2015
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost: $15 ($10 for those 55 and older)

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Colorectal Cancer Education & EZ Detect Kits

Receive a free EZ Detect kit and education.


Spring I: Monday 03/16/2015
9:30 am - 11:30 am

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

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

age: 18
Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ

Contact: Washima Solomon , (973) 415-6111 , wsolomon@montclairymca.org
Everything You Want To Know About Power of Attorney and Advance Directives But Were Afraid to Ask

Confused about estate planning? Should you have a living trust? What does power of attorney do? Why have an Advance Directive? Gerry Tobin, local attorney, will discuss these issues.


Winter: Wednesday 02/18/2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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


Spring I: Monday 03/02/2015
9:30 am - 10:15 am

Spring I: Monday 04/06/2015
9:30 am - 10:15 am

Spring II: Monday 05/04/2015
9:30 am - 10:15 am

Spring II: Monday 06/01/2015
9:30 am - 10:15 am

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

Contact: Carol Kearney, 973-415-6131, ckearney@montclairymca.org
Indoor Rowing

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

Contact: Michelle Moore , michelle@ymca.org
Know The Skin You Are In

Franz O. Smith, MD, a surgical oncologist at Saint Barnabas, will speak about the epidemiology of skin cancer. Learn the risk factors for the development of skin cancer, the importance of early detection, and treatment options.


Spring I: Monday 04/13/2015
9:30 am - 10:30 am

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
  • Small group training with your certified personal trainer


Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Luncheon and Travel Program

Bring a sandwich; coffee and dessert provided. Isa and Paul Allersmeyer will share slides and tell about their trip to Iran and the counties of the Marco Polo’s Silk Road.


Spring I: Thursday 03/26/2015
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Cost: $4

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Luncheon Program: Creative Design Solutions

Bring a sandwich; coffee and dessert provided. This Interior Design workshop demonstrates how to work with tricky space plans, windows, multi-use spaces, and more.


Spring I: Thursday 04/16/2015
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Minding Your Mind

Keep your brain in shape by doing different kinds of activities that are fun. We will participate in jumbles, riddles and recall games.


Spring II: Wednesday 06/10/2015
10:15 am - 11:15 am

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

The YMCA Of Montclair and the Township of Montclair’s Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs 33rd Montclair Run will feature a 2 mile fun run/walk and a 10K (6.2 mile) road race. 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.

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Train with us

Join us for a 10K training program starting the week of March 29.  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.


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

Contact: Carol Kearney, 973-415-6131, ckearney@montclairymca.org
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 Michelle Moore 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 $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 dietician.

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.

Group Training Rates:

Train together and save!

Two (2) or more members pay $40 each per session

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

Contact: Washima Solomon , 973-415-1111, wsolomon@montclairymca.org
Save Your Photos

Are your photos in boxes or stored on memory cards? Learn about digitizing your photos and organizing traditional photos. Dorothy Huey will help you make a plan to enjoy your photos more.


Spring I: Wednesday 03/04/2015
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Stroke: Every Second Counts

If you are having a stroke, immediate treatment may minimize the long term effects of a stroke and prevent death. Stroke treatments and survival rates have greatly improved. Join us to learn more.


Spring II: Wednesday 05/06/2015
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Wellness to Win

Wellness is a concept of taking responsibility for your own health. Melissa Barish, MS, CPT will discuss the wellness model and how to be a “healthier you” through planning and goal setting.


Spring I: Thursday 03/05/2015
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Spring I: Friday 02/27/2015
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
YMCA 10k Training 2015

Meet some new running buddies and get motivated to be fit and active. This is a program for all levels of runners and walkers. With help from motivational coaches and teammates, we can work together to conquer 6.2 miles!


Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
Yoga Private Training Sessions

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

age: 18
Location: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ
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