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Fitness

How Regular Exercise Benefits Seniors

For seniors, regular physical activity is especially important as certain muscles and organs begin to weaken later in life, increasing the risk for injuries and compromising the ability to live independently.

By: Mollie Shauger | Sep 20, 2019

Aquatics

Starting Swim Lessons at the Y: 3 Things to Know

The YMCA has more than 110 years of experience teaching people to swim, and offers instruction for both children and adults. Swimmers learn skills that will make them more confident around water, while also having fun.

By: Mollie Shauger | Sep 18, 2019

Our Cause

Here's How the YMCA is Welcoming

Here’s a look at how the YMCA works year-round to make sure that everyone, regardless of background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

By: Mollie Shauger | Sep 13, 2019

Social Responsibility

A Neighborly Rehabilitation/Longterm Care Center Named West Essex YMCA Program Champion

Inglemoor joined a growing list of West Essex YMCA Program Champions — businesses, organizations and individuals who have made a multi-year commitment to support an initiative of their choosing. 

By: News and blog | Sep 10, 2019

Child Care

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