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How to Pack Healthy and Affordable Lunches for Kids

Healthy eating habits can help prevent childhood obesity, and provide kids with the nutrients they need for their growth and development. 

By: Mollie Shauger | Sep 06, 2019

Child Care

YMCA to Provide After School Care in Hamburg

The Sussex County YMCA plans to partner with the Hamburg Public School District to keep youth active, busy and engaged during out-of-school time. 

By: Mollie Shauger | Sep 03, 2019

Child Care

YMCA to Provide Before and After School Care in Hampton Township

The Sussex County YMCA plans to partner with the Hampton Township School District to keep youth active, busy and engaged during out-of-school time. 

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 29, 2019

News

Annual YMCA Golf Tournament Marks 25 Years of Fundraising for Children and Families

This year’s event is expected to be the largest in the tournament’s 25-year history, with more than 170 golfers signed up to play on the award-winning course at the Montclair Golf Club. 

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 28, 2019

Child Care

Tips for a Healthy Bedtime Routine

Establishing a daily bedtime routine can help ensure children are getting the sleep they need.

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 28, 2019

Social Responsibility

Summer Experiences at the YMCA Bridge Cultures

The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges is giving youth from other countries a taste of American life and camp, while providing opportunities for local campers and YMCA members to learn about other cultures.

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 22, 2019

Child Care

YMCA to Provide Before and After School Care in Stillwater

The Sussex County YMCA plans to partner with Stillwater Township School to keep youth active, busy and engaged during out-of-school time. 

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 21, 2019

Financial Assistance

YMCA's Financial Assistance Program Helps Family During Difficult Time

The YMCA's Financial Assistance Program is designed to help families who need extra support affording child care, camp or memberships at the Y.

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 21, 2019

Youth Programs

5 Mental Health Benefits of Youth Sports

Playing sports has numerous benefits to a child’s physical well-being, but did you also know that sports can impact their mind?

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 20, 2019

Child Care

YMCA to Provide Before and After School Care in Andover

The Sussex County YMCA plans to partner with the Andover Regional School District to keep youth active, busy and engaged during out-of-school time. 

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 15, 2019

Youth Programs

When Should My Child Play Sports?

If your son or daughter has shown interest in sports, how do you know if they’re ready to play?

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 13, 2019

Child Care

YMCA To Offer Before and After Care in Ogdensburg

“We are thrilled to be able to extend our before and after-school program to Ogdensburg and offer children in the community a safe place to continue learning, stay active, and become motivated to reach their potential,” said Rob Wiggins, district executive director at the Sussex County YMCA. 

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 12, 2019

Child Care

Tips For A Stress-Free School Year

Here are some tips to help you ease back into a new school year and routine, including strategies from the educational nonprofit, GreatSchools.

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 08, 2019

Aquatics

Water Safety Expert Plunges Into Top Aquatics Post at the Wayne YMCA

Water safety expert Sam Hassan, an EMT, risk, health and safety specialist with area EMS squads and Red Cross lifeguard instructor, was named the Wayne YMCA's aquatics director in July. 

By: News and blog | Aug 08, 2019

Healthy Living

How To Create A Routine and Stick To It

In today’s busy world, routines can help families who are juggling work, school, after-school activities and the needs at home. 

By: Mollie Shauger | Aug 08, 2019