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Saturday, April 26 11:30am - 2:30pm Center Court, Livingston Mall

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West Essex YMCA

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preventing child sexual abuse

free online training

YMCAs in New Jersey have a vision of a world free of child sexual abuse. A world in which all children are loved, protected, nurtured and able to grow up healthy.

clientuploads/Email/1in10.jpgAccording to experts, one in 10 children - or 400,000 each year - will experience child sexual abuse before their 18th birthday. To educate adults in the community how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance, including the Metro YMCA, have joined forces with Darkness to Light, a nationally recognized nonprofit organization and creators of the awardwinning Stewards of Children™ child sexual abuse prevention curriculum. Learn More >

Latest News

  • 2013 Youth Development Award - George Jackson

    2013 Youth Development Award  - George Jackson imageThe Metro YMCA Honors Goerge for Volunteerism A retired college basketball coach who used his skills to teach the sport to hundreds of children at the West Essex YMCA the received the 2013 Volunteer Award from the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges. West Orange resident George Jackson, who coached at Seton Hall University, the University of Cincinnati and other colleges, View Full Story >

  • TRY MY Y

    TRY MY Y imageJoin us...The week of April 21- April 25! Not sure if your child would enjoy a different sport? Are they tired of the over-competiveness in sports? TRY MY Y SPORTS is an opportunity for your child to try a sport with one of our YMCA Coaches. Our coaches not only teach the fundamentals of each sport, but also uphold to our core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and View Full Story >

  • 2013 Youth Member of the Year - Jesse Francione

    2013 Youth Member of the Year - Jesse Francione imageThe Metro YMCA Honors Jesse Francione for Teen Volunteerism Jesse Francione was one of the youngest promoters of the West Essex YMCA, talking up the Super Summer Camp as a tike and getting friends to join. Jesse joined at age 5, when his mother, branch Associate Executive Director Cheryl Francione, enrolled him in its child-care program. “He watched his mom and View Full Story >

  • Youth Sports Private Lessons

    Youth Sports Private Lessons imagePRIVATE LESSONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR SOCCER, BASKETBALL, TENNIS, AND LACROSSE! Our private sport training sessions will allow your son or daughter to work individually with a YMCA coach to improve on the skills and techniques they need to succeed in the sport they love. During their 30 minutes of one-on-one training, your coach will teach your child essential View Full Story >

  • Healthy Kids Day

    Healthy Kids Day imageJoin us on April 26, 2014 from 11:30am-2:30pm at the Livingston Mall (112 Eisenhower Parkway Livingston NJ 07039) as we celebrate Healthy Kids Day! Free Event- Live DJ, Giveaways, and interactive activities. SPECIAL GIVEAWAY FOR FIRST 100 SUMMER CAMPERS THAT WEAR THEIR YMCA CAMP SHIRTS AT HEALTHYKIDSDAY!!!

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