About Our Y

Who We Are

At the Y, we focus on nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving our community’s health and well-being and giving back to our neighbors.  Everyone is welcome at the Y, regardless of age, ability, income, or background.  During these difficult times when tensions are high, the Y is dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion.  Our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility guide everything we do.

Your Safety is Our #1 Priority

Our programs and facilities continuously strive to meet or exceed CDC and Health Department guidelines. All Westfield Area YMCA facilities have Global Plasma Solutions Needlepoint Bi-Polar Ionization Air Quality Systems with proven effectiveness inactivating the COVID-19 virus: 10 minutes, 84.2%; 15 minutes, 92.6%; 30 minutes, 99.4%. Y staff will continue cleaning high-touch areas and we ask that you remain vigilant about hand washing and wiping down equipment before and after you use it.

Events

September 26, 2022
  • Achievers Kick-Off Meeting

    September 26, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Achievers is a college readiness, career development, life skills, leadership and mentoring program offered at no cost for diverse high school students in Union County. A teen membership is included. Location: Main Y Facility. Questions? Contact: Erica Smith at esmith@westfieldynj.org.

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October 3, 2022
October 7, 2022
  • Fright Fest Trip

    October 7, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 11:59 pm

    Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us as Great Adventure transforms into a “Scream Park,” with themed shows and attractions for FRIGHT FEST in addition to its world-class thrill rides! $140 fee ($100 with season pass) includes admission, transportation and in-park chaperones. Rain date 10/14. Questions? Contact: Jeff Macleod x248 jmacleod@westfieldynj.org. 

     

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October 10, 2022
  • Bring Your Device for Some Free Advice

    October 10, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Whether you have questions about your cell phone, laptop, iPad or other device, these tech-savvy teens from the Westfield HS Senior Tech Buddies Club are ready to help!  Just bring your device and questions.  Light refreshments provided.  The event is free but registration is requested.  Questions? Contact jwhite@westfieldynj.org.

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October 13, 2022
  • Fall 2 Session Priority Registration Begins

    October 13, 2022

     Fall 2 Session Priority Registration Begins

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October 17, 2022
  • Fall 2 Session Open Registration Begins

    October 17, 2022

     Fall 2 Session Open Registration Begins

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October 19, 2022
  • Clothing Drive

    October 19, 2022 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Robert and Virginia Bauer Family Branch YMCA, 422 E Broad St, Westfield, NJ 07090, USA

    It's a win-win! Clean our your closets and support the Y. Proceeds of the clothing drive benefit the Y's financial assistance program. Donated items will be resold at second hand shops in the U.S. and other developing countries. Drop off at the Bauer Branch Parking Lot,. No items accepted before or after the drive. Accepted items: clothes, shoes, belts, handbags, comforters, towels, sheets, bedding & curtains, stuffed animals, small toys, bikes, scooters and strollers. Note: shoes must be bagged separately. Not accepted: pots & pans, books, board games, sports equipment, electronics, glass, furniture, large toys, VCR tapes, outdoor play sets or appliances.

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November 3, 2022
  • Medicare Lunchtime Lecture

    November 3, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    Free for members and the community! Join us for an overview of the Medicare program and what you can consider when designing your coverage.  The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is October 15-December 7, during which all eligible Medicare individuals may select Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage plans to begin January 1, 2023.

    Presenter: Richard W. Feder of Feder Insurance Services, a NJ, NY, PA and FL licensed independent agent specializing in assisting clients eligible for Medicare.

     

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November 24, 2022
  • Holiday Hours for Thanksgiving Day

    November 24, 2022 @ 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Main Y Facility

    The Westfield Area Y is open 6:00 AM - Noon Thanksgiving Day.

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