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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.

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  • Travel Basketball League

    Travel Basketball League imageWelcome to the all-new West Essex YMCA Travel Basketball League! Grades 3rd thru 8th can participate. The season runs from September 18 - November 28. Players must attend tryout session or schedule another time with Coach Jesse on or before September 13. Practices will be 2x a week in the run up to the first games, which start September. Thereafter, teams will 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 >

  • Important Safety News

    Important Safety News imageThe safety of the children who use our facility has always been a top priority of the West Essex YMCA. Technology has now evolved that provides instant screenings for registered sex offenders in all 50 states. Raptor, a leading web-based platform identifies unwanted visitors instantly by scanning driver’s licenses and state-issued ID’s and keeps unwanted 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 >

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