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West Essex YMCA

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Welcome to the West Essex YMCA! We proudly offer a wide array of programs and services that nurture the potential of all individuals, from infants to older adults.  Our full service facility is conveniently located at 321 South Livingston Avenue, next to the Livingston Town Hall and Police Department.  Our NAEYC accredited Peanut Shell Early Learning Center is located just off of Route 10 at 7 Regent Street in Livingston.  We strive to support healthy living for all,  promote social responsibility, and exceed the expectations of our service community.

Latest News


  • Marrow Donor Drive

    Marrow Donor Drive imageMy name is John Faro Vitale; I am 6 years old and in first grade. I have recently been diagnosed with a rare blood disease called Fanconi Anemia. I am in need a bone marrow transplant, however my bone marrow is also very rare and we have been unable to locate a match. My Grandma is Helen Flores, the Executive Director of the West Essex YMCA. Grandma is hosting a bone View Full Story >


  • JOIN US....WE'RE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

    JOIN US....WE'RE MAKING A DIFFERENCE imageMake a donation to the West Essex YMCA Annual Campaign! Get involved today and help us make a difference in our community! Your gift makes a meaningful impact right in your neighborhood, allowing children and families who need our help. Our strength comes from your support. The Annual Campaign raises funds for child care, community service opportunities, camp View Full Story >


  • The best summer ever starts at the Y

    The best summer ever starts at the Y imageThe West Essex YMCA offers a wide variety of Summer Day Camps that are perfect for children from preschool through teens. Our camps provide activities that are educational, exciting and fun, but most importantly, build self-esteem, lasting friendships and treasured memories. We intentionally design our camps to be progressive, adding new levels of exploration, View Full Story >


  • Free Parent-Child Classes

    Free Parent-Child Classes  imageThe West Essex YMCA launched a Family First Initiative, offering certain children’s classes for free and the lowest rates for other programs to families with a facility membership. “Families are the backbone of society, and this initiative is designed to make it even more affordable for them to take advantage of Y classes that foster health, personal growth View Full Story >


  • Peanut Shell ECLC Earns National NAEYC Accreditation Again

    Peanut Shell ECLC Earns National NAEYC Accreditation Again imagePeanut Shell Early Childhood Learning Center, a program of the YMCA in Livingston, has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the nation’s leading organization of early-childhood professionals. “We’re proud to have earned the mark of quality from NAEYC, and to be recognized for our View Full Story >


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321 S. LIVINGSTON AVE.
LIVINGSTON, NJ 07039
P. 973.992.7500 
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Hours
  • Mon-Fri: 4:45am-10:00pm
  • Sat:       6:30am-9:00pm
  • Sun:      6:30am-6:00pm

     
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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Vacation Camp February

Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Red Cross Lifeguard Training (SPRING)

 
FREE 7th Grade Membership

 

School Age Child Care Program

Peanut Shell Early Learning Center

 

CAMP OPEN HOUSE
West Essex YMCA
Sunday, March 6 
3:00 – 5:00pm

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