YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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Special Events & Workshops:

diabetes exercise program

DEP  – Diabetes Exercise Program is an exercise and also an educational program for people with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes with proven results of lowering participants A1C levels, and getting blood sugar back on track. The program meets twice a week in a small group setting.

WHAT YOU WILL GET FROM THE PROGRAM:
• 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
FREE 12 week membership for the participant (for first time participants only)

**Please note that medical clearance and advance paperwork is required (see below).

Diabetes Exercise Program Packet

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

DATES Begins September 17
DAYS Tue & Thu
TIME 10-11am or
5:30-6:30pm
MEMBER $75
COMMUNITY $175
Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042

DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM helps adults at high risk of developing type-2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being. In a classroom setting, a trained lifestyle coach will facilitate a small group of participants in learning about healthier eating, physical activity and other behavior changes over a 12-month period.

• Small group, supportive environment
• Learn about healthier eating & increasing physical activity to reduce risk
• Classroom based—can be offered in any community setting
• 1 year program—16 weekly sessions, 3 Bi-weekly sessions, and 5 monthly sessions
• Reduce body weight by 7%
• Increase physical activity to 150 minutes per week

Contact: Lisy Espindola
Health and Wellness Director
973-415-6128
lespindola@nullmontclairymca.org

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
livestrong at the ymca

PARTNERS IN HEALING THE WHOLE PERSON

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their health and well-being following a cancer diagnosis. We offer a welcoming community where survivors can improve strength and physical fitness, diminish the severity of side effects, develop supportive relationships, and improve their quality of life.

WHAT YOU WILL GET FROM THE PROGRAM

FREE 12-week Y membership for the participant and immediate caregiver (for first time participants only)
• 12-week program meeting twice per week
• Small group, supportive environment (approx 10 participants)
• Includes cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, balance, and flexibility exercises

 

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Packet

DATES Begins September 23
DAYS Mon & Wed
TIMES 12:15-1:45pm or
6-7:15pm (Pending Enrollment)

 

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
mental health training

Available to ALL!

Help us help our community and beyond by potentially saving a life! Take the Mental Health First Aid course and learn life-saving skills that are critical to someone experiencing a mental health crisis. We offer both courses: for those who work with/have youth and for those who work with/have adults who are living with a mental illness. This course (9-5:30) is complete with conversation, information, power points, hands on activities and support. Participants must be 18 or older to register. Registration is required 4 days in advance of any class. Included are all course materials, snacks and a certificate valid for two years.

$75 per course. Group rates are possible for 8 or more.

Oct. 12- Youth course

Nov. 2- Adult course

Registration can be taken over the phone by contacting: kgriffiths@nullmontclairymca.org or 973.415.6102 or stop by the Y at 25 Park Street.

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
one step exercise program multiple sclerosis

ONE STEP AT THE YMCA assists people diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) by helping to alleviate the symptoms of this illness and delay its effects. We offer a welcoming community where people with MS can improve strength and physical fitness, diminish the severity of their symptoms, develop supportive relationships, and improve their quality of life.

WHAT YOU WILL GET FROM THE PROGRAM:
• Small group, supportive environment
• 12-week program meeting twice per week
• Includes cardiovascular conditioning, strength training,
balance, and flexibility exercises
FREE 12-week YMCA membership for the participant (for first time participants only)

ONE STEP Intake form

DATES September 10
DAYS Tue & Thu
TIME 6:30-7:30pm

 

One Step is supported by a generous grant from The Provident Bank Foundation

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