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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

  • NJ Cares Coat Drive

    NJ Cares Coat Drive imageGive the gift of warmth & comfort this year-donate your lightly used coats to NJ Cares Today Donations accepted at the West Essex YMCA until December 7 For the 21st Annual Coat drive, Jersey Cares plans to collect and distribute more than 60,000 “gently used” winter coats to men, women and children in need throughout New Jersey. Over the past twenty View Full Story >

  • Family Nights at West Essex

    Family Nights at West Essex imageFamily Yoga Night Family Nights held the first Friday of each month! PLEASE JOIN US ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 7 6:30PM-8:30pm FREE to YMCA Facility Members! For more information contact Lisa Sheafer: (973) 992-7500

  • Basketball League Grades K-2

    Basketball League Grades K-2 imageDo You Love Basketball? Basketball league to begin at the Y! The West Essex YMCA's Youth Basketball League is the place for children from K - 2nd grade to get their introduction to the sport of basketball. Y values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility are emphasized as the players move from skill development clinics to league play. The Youth basketball League View Full Story >

  • West Essex YMCA Offers Free Memberships to Middle Schoolers

    West Essex YMCA Offers Free Memberships to Middle Schoolers  imageLIVINGSTON TWP. (July 20, 2016) — Expanding on its successful free membership program for seventh graders, the West Essex YMCA will soon offer free memberships to sixth and eighth graders too. The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, the largest association of YMCAs in New Jersey, will offer middle schoolers free memberships in September at the West Essex YMCA, South View Full Story >

  • West Essex YMCA Leads Charge for a Healthier West Orange

    West Essex YMCA Leads Charge for a Healthier West Orange imageLIVINGSTON, NJ — A community coalition is using a $10,000 grant from Partners for Health Foundation to run a community garden and improve the town’s walkability. “We’ve launched efforts that encourage families to eat healthier and would allow them to safely walk from one end of town to the other,’’ said West Essex YMCA Executive View Full Story >

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P. 973.992.7500 


  • Mon-Fri: 4:45am-10:00pm
  • Sat: 6:30am-9:00pm
  • Sun: 6:30am-6:00pm

  • Thanksgiving: 7:30am-2pm
  • Christmas Eve: close 3pm
  • Christmas Day: closed
  • New Year's Eve: close 3pm
  • New Year's Day: 7:30am-2pm





Vacation Camp:


West Orange



Parents Night Out


Fall Aquatic Lessons

Heritage Sports Schedule

Red Cross Lifeguard Training

School Age Child Care Program

Peanut Shell Early Learning Center