ANNOUNCEMENTS

Introducing the FSPY Mobile App

We have launched the “Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA” mobile app, available for Apple and Android Devices. With our app, you can receive the latest FSPY news and updates, facility information, classes and schedules, programs and more. Simply go to the App Store or Google Play, download the app, set the preferences to allow for notifications and be on your way to having the latest, up-to-date FSPY information. For a brief video tutorial on the app, click here.

View our new video

We are excited to debut our new video featuring our own staff and members! Thank you to all of those who helped with and starred in our video. It shows how the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is more than a gym, how we’re part of something bigger and work each and every day to strengthen our community. We are a charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of the individuals and families we serve, with a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We hope you enjoy watching!

New! Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program

For those in our community who are diagnosed with high blood pressure, our new Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program may be able to help. We are enrolling now for this evidence-based program that features personalized support, tips for maintaining heart health and nutrition education. Contact Donna Peart, Director of Healthy Living, at dpeart@fspymca.org or 908-889-8880, to learn more about the Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program.

New Swim Program, New Names!

The Y has been “America’s Swim Instructor for over 100 years. This latest evolution of Y Swim Lessons is designed to welcome students of varying and diverse abilities to ensure that everyone feels like they belong and foster a sense of achievement from the start. The program emphasizes group activities to encourage relationship building and allows students to flow easily from one skill to the next with clearly defined stages of progress along the way. Read More.

 New to the Y or Want to Try Something New? Try Y Navigation!

Meet with out wellness staff to get the most out of your Y experience. Chart your course to wellness with a plan! Get to know the programs that would be the most effective for you. Contact Donna Peart at dpeart@fspymca.org or 908-889-8880 to schedule an appointment.

EVENTS

Camp Registration
Begins Saturday, November 17th
It may be chilly outside, but it’s time to start thinking about summer. Registration for our 2019 camps begins on Saturday, November 17th for full FSPY Members and Saturday, December 1st for Program Members. View all our offerings in our 2019 Summer Camp Brochure.
FSPY Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 8th
Meet with Santa and enjoy a delicious breakfast. We’ll have a fun craft and giveaways for the kids, plus bring your camera for a photo-op with Santa. There will be two seatings at 8:30am and 10:00am. Tickets are $10 per person and children 2 and under are free. Please visit the FSPY Member Service Desk to purchase tickets. The event is open to all FSPY members and their guests. All visitors must show a valid government-issued ID to enter the YMCA building. We will be collecting donations of new pajamas and socks in all sizes during the event to help people in need during the holiday season.
Pajama Drive 
Through Wednesday, December 12th
FSPY will be collecting new pajamas of all sizes to help children facing uncertainty have a cozy good night. We are looking for brand-new pajamas of all sizes, from newborn to adult; pajamas must be complete sets and for all seasons, especially winter. Learn more here.
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 22nd
Happy Thanksgiving! The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA will be closed today in observance of the holiday. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow to burn off your Thanksgiving calories.
FSPY Black Friday Special
Friday, November 23rd
Give yourself the gift of health this holiday season and give back to your neighbors in need. Join the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA on Black Friday and pay just a $20.19 Joiner’s Fee, which will benefit our Annual Campaign to ensure no one is turned away from the Y’s services due to the inability to pay.
Diabetes Awareness Month
Ongoing
Learn steps to help prevent diabetes on Diabetes Alert Day, Tuesday, Nov. 27th, when we’ll have cooking demos and healthy eating talks at 12pm and 6:30pm. The 6:30pm session also will kick off the next session of our Y’s Diabetes Prevention Program. On Thursday, Nov. 29th, we’ll start our Diabetes Self-Management Program  with a session from 10am-12:30pm.  Contact Donna Peart at dpeart@fspymca.org to learn more.

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