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With an eye toward freeing up family time, the South Mountain YMCA will begin using Kindle Fire tablets at its after-school programs so schoolchildren can complete their web-based homework before going home.
“Helping students complete their online math and literacy assignments will remove the stress of having to get homework done during family MORE >
Healthy U is a collaborative partnership between the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance and the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey with the goal of combating childhood obesity through nutrition education, physical education and family involvement.
The Healthy U program uses the CATCH (coordinated approach to child health) curriculum to promote physical MORE >
Joyce Goldberg Fein, a veteran of the Wayne YMCA leadership team, has been promoted to the organization’s second-in-command.
“My goal is to continue creating a cohesive staff team and educating the community about the benefits of the Y and what we do to strengthen the community,’’ said Fein, named associate executive director last MORE >
On December 1, 2013 Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges received Charity Navigator’s coveted 4-star rating for the third year in a row. The 4-star rating, Charity Navigator’s highest, is given to nonprofits that practice exceptional fiscal responsibility and governance in fulfilling their mission.
"We are honored to receive Charity MORE >
While our mission is clearly to make the community stronger through our three areas of focus, there was a remarkable event in our East Orange Branch last week…The community made the Y stronger. The 60 Children in the Abbot Pre-school program and over 150 children in the SACC program receive federally subsidized meals through the City of East Orange, MORE >
Drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death for children under fourteen.1 We believe all children should know how to swim and be safe in and around water at all times. That’s especially true in New Jersey with the many lakes, rivers, oceans and reservoirs.
Learning to swim is a critical safety skill for any child living near water. MORE >
Campers at the South Mountain YMCA this summer will discover how quicksand is both a solid and a liquid by making batches of gooey Dr. Seuss-inspired Oobleck. They’ll perfect their own recipes for bubbles and figure out what makes the soapy spheres shimmer in the sunlight. They’ll sink their hands in soil while learning how plants grow.
The Rotary Club of Livingston Foundation celebrated both organizational and personal contributions to the local community through service and citizenship at their annual dinner. Rotary leadership presented the Annual New Jersey Citizenship Award to the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges and recognized Michael and Peter Schofel of the Eastman Companies with MORE >
Join us, August 18th at 1:30 pm, as we search through our local streams for insects, fish, and other little critters. Be sure to bring shoes you don’t mind getting wet. We will have nets and buckets for people to share.
With an eye toward freeing up family time, the South Mountain YMCA will begin using Kindle Fire tablets at its more >
july 25 & 26 at 7:30pm july 27 at 2:00pm
$16 in advance; $18 at the door
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