Two swimmers were crowned state champions, two others qualified for the upcoming national championships, and two team relay records were smashed, as the YMCA of Montclair Dolphins swim team reached new heights at recent state championships meets.
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Carol Kearney on March 16, 2018. Carol was a mainstay of the YMCA of Montclair community for over 37 years.
At the YMCA Bronze Championships, 31 YMCA of Montclair Dolphins swimmers racked up 51 top 10 finishes, with many achieving personal bests or qualifying for additional championship meets. Overall, the boys finished 4th out of 16 teams, and the girls 6th out of 17 teams.
The youngest members of the YMCA of Montclair Dolphins swim team shined as they turned in fantastic performances at the state championships for swimmers ages 8 and under.
The YMCA of Montclair is hosting a series of events in celebration of Black History Month in 2018. All events are free and open to the community. All events are held at the Y’s Park Street Branch at 25 Park Street or the Geyer Family Branch at 159 Glenridge Ave, both in Montclair.
The YMCA of Montclair has named Buddy Evans as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective March 5, 2018. Evans will succeed former President and CEO Jo Ann Short and Interim President and CEO Tim Weidman.
Members of the YMCA of Montclair Dolphins swim team turned in outstanding performances in two major meets that were held just before the 2017 Christmas break.
The 2017 Gala was our most successful fundraiser ever with over 320 attendees raising $167,000 for the YMCA of Montclair's financial assistance and social responsibility programs.
The YMCA of Montclair Dolphins swim team competed in the recent 2017 Ocean County YMCA Great Turkey Invitational in Toms River, N.J.
The YMCA of Montclair's 1891 Gala fundraiser is November 17, 2017 at Mayfair Farms in West Orange.
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Helen Geyer on August 31, 2017 at age 99. Mrs. Geyer served for many years as a valuable member of the YMCA of Montclair community.
The YMCA of Montclair is offering a free program to 7th graders attending schools in the Y’s service area of Bloomfield, Cedar Grove, Clifton, Glen Ridge, Montclair and Verona during the 2017/2018 school year that includes membership.
Fall 2017 programs at the YMCA of Montclair’s Park Street Branch will help ignite your spirit and engage you and your family on a path to a healthier lifestyle. Enrollment for both Fall I and Fall II programs starts Tuesday, September 5.
On Saturday, September 16, 2017 the YMCA of Montclair is holding an event that includes Glow In The Dark Cycling, Yoga & Zumba; a water exercise class; a swim clinic (for triathletes and those who want to improve their overall swim time); and lap swimming. After exercising, attendees can socialize over mocktails and appetizers and will be entered into a raffle to win prizes.
The YMCA of Montclair has named Tim Weidman as the Interim President and CEO by the Board of Directors.
May is National Water Safety Month, and the perfect time to get children involved in swim lessons. The YMCA of Montclair has updated its lessons to increase the accessibility and enjoyment of swimming to all ages and skill levels.
The 2017 SunKissed Invitational Junior/Senior Swimming Championships of the USA was held from March 31 – April 2, 2017. Fifty-eight Dolphins swimmers were among the 600 swimmers from 18 teams who competed in the meet. As a team, the Dolphins placed 4th, up from 7th in 2016.
Registration is now open for the Montclair Run, a family friendly event on June 4, 2017 that includes a 10K and a 2 Mile fun run/walk.
The YMCA of Montclair will host approximately 65 athletes from three teams representing Livingston, Caldwell, and Wayne for the Essex County Special Olympics Swim Meet on March 18, 2017.
Twenty one Montclair YMCA Dolphins ages 12 and under competed in the NJ YMCA State Championships on February 25 & 26, 2017 at the Ocean County YMCA. The team posting great results and Howard Zhuang was crowned the 2017 State Champion in the 10 & under 100 breaststroke.
For the past several weekends, the Montclair YMCA Dolphins have been competing in championship meets that provide swimmers with additional opportunities to qualify for the 2017 NJ YMCA State Championships.
Thirty-three of our youngest Dolphins competed in the New Jersey YMCA 8 & Under Swimming Championships on February 5, 2017. Nineteen of these swimmers finished in the top 20 in their races including 9 who had one or more top 10 finishes.
Eighty-four Montclair YMCA Dolphins swimmers competed at the DeNunzio Natatorium at Princeton University in an invitational swim meet sponsored by the Princeton Tiger Aquatic Club, Jan. 21-22. Over a quarter of the Dolphins who entered to compete achieved top ten finishes.
Please join the YMCA of Montclair to celebrate Black History Month 2017. All events are free and open to the community.
The YMCA of Montclair, in partnership with the National Youth Recovery Foundation and Partners for Health Foundation, will launch three 12-week programs geared to adults between the ages of 18 and 30 in long-term recovery. ASPIRE will provide lifestyle and professional skills coaching from business people in the recovery community to help participants launch their next life chapters.
The Montclair YMCA Dolphins sent 29 of their fastest swimmers to compete at the Eastern Express Holiday Classic XXX Swim Meet on the campus of Rutgers University.
New adult members who join the YMCA of Montclair in January 2017 will get the 3rd month FREE!
Sixty-two Montclair Dolphins swimmers earned 233 top 20 finishes at the OCY Winter Classic swim meet and 94% of the swimmers saw improvements in their times.
Fifty-five of the youngest Montclair YMCA Dolphins competed against swimmers from 9 other YMCA teams in the First Frost U12 meet. Twenty of these mighty young Dolphins turned in 45 top 10 finishes.
130 YMCA of Montclair Dolphins ages 9 – 17 competed in the 2016 Ocean County YMCA Great Turkey Invitational swim meet. Our swimmers achieved personal bests in multiple events and 47 Dolphins ages 9-17 turned in 160 top 10 finishes in individual events.