• Child Care & Camp
    • Preschool
      The Y’s state-licensed 2 ½ hour preschool program runs September to June. Included with the Creative Curriculum are enrichment classes in music and physical activity, as well as weekly swimming lessons for 3 and 5 day students, all part of the monthly fee.
    • Preschool Enrichment
      To foster creativity and learning, we offer a number of youth programs such as cooking, music and arts and crafts for kids ages 3 to 5. Different classes are offered each session.
    • Child Care
      Our 12-month program, licensed by the state of New Jersey, is held at our Martine Avenue facility, operating Monday-Friday, from 6:45am to 6:30pm. We provide warm and nurturing care for children ages 3 months-5 years, implementing the Creative Curriculum. Staff is trained in CPR and First Aid.
    • School Age Child Care
      The YMCA offers state-licensed before and after school care programs, following the YMCA of the USA School Age Child Care Curriculum Framework, which includes nine core content areas: Arts & Humanities, Service Learning, Character Development, Health, Wellness & Fitness, Homework Support, Literacy, Science & Technology, Service Learning, Social Competence and Conflict Resolution.
    • Vacation Full Days
      This program is offered for grades K-5 on days that the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Public Schools are closed due to holidays or vacation days. Program hours are 7:00am-6:30pm. Drop off and pick up are at the YMCA.
    • Camp
      Join us for the Best Summer Ever! At FSPY we have camps that all children will enjoy. With camps for every age group, children will have a summer to remember!
  • Swimming
    • Swim Lessons
      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.
    • Swim Team
      Our team is a year-round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction. The goal of our team is to provide every member with an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to international competitor.
    • Water Exercise Classes
      Aquatic fitness classes at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA offer a great low-impact workout for adults of all ages. These programs are included with membership.
    • Tri-Club
      Become a tri-athlete at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA! Our Tri Club hosts weekly swim, run and bike workouts to help you fulfill your exercise goals.
    • Become a Lifeguard
      Learn to save lives and join a rewarding career! As an FSPY lifeguard, benefits include a flexible schedule, comfortable work environment, YMCA membership and more. We are currently hiring lifeguards to join our team.
  • Sports & Fine Arts
    • Youth & Teen Sports
      Sports can help children build confidence and self-esteem, grow stronger both physically and emotionally and develop character and team-building skills. We offer sports programs for preschool through high school students, including those for beginners and more experienced athletes.
    • Adult Sports
      We offer a number of adult sports programs to meet a variety of interests.
    • Gymnastics
      Gymnastics is a fun way for a child to develop motor skills, self-esteem, self-discipline and coordination – and the YMCA is a great place for children of all ages! Providing the foundation for fitness and the fundamentals of movement, gymnastics prepares a child for participation in all sports and provides lifelong benefits to its participants.
    • Dance
      We offer a number of dance classes for ages 18 months and up. Whether you’re looking for parent and child classes, beginner programs or performing classes for older children, we have something for every age.
    • Music
      Our experienced instructors offer private lessons for beginners through advanced musicians! Lessons are held at the Y, scheduled based on availability. Students must have an instrument available at home on which to practice - piano or keyboard for piano lessons.
  • Fitness & Wellness
    • Youth & Teen Fitness
      Group exercise for youth and teens providing fun and fitness with friends.
    • Adult Fitness
      Have fun and stay fit in our group exercise or small group training classes. We offer a variety of mind-body, balance, cardio, strength training and aerobic classes for men and women of all ages and stages of fitness.
    • Wellness Center
      Our two-story Wellness Center includes cardio equipment, strength machines and free weights and is available to all full members age 14 and older.
    • Personal Training
      We offer a variety of personal training options specializing in Pilates, TRX, nutrition, health coaching, triathlon and strength training to help you achieve your individual health and wellness goals.
    • Clubs
      Our clubs bring together FSPY members who share common passions and personal interests, engaging spirt, mind and body.
  • Health Management
    • LIVESTRONG at the YMCA
      Cancer is a life-changing disease that takes a tremendous physical and emotional toll on those affected. The Y and LIVESTRONG® have joined together to create LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, a free research-based physical activity and well-being program designed to help adults cancer survivors reclaim their total health.
    • Diabetes Management
      If you have Diabetes, or are at risk to develop Type 2 Diabetes, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA has programs that can help.
    • Blood Pressure Management
      Blood pressure management can increase your quality of life and help decrease your risk of associated illnesses, including heart attack, stroke, heart failure, kidney disease and vision loss.
    • MS Land & Water Exercise
      The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA offers land and water-based programs for those diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis to help with their overall well-being.
    • Parkinson’s Foundation Class
      Taught by a certified trainer, the Parkinson’s Foundation Class is designed to address symptoms of Parkinson’s by incorporating a variety of exercises that target strength, balance, mobility and flexibility.
    • Nutrition & Weight Loss
      At the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA you can work with our registered dietitian for individual counseling or in a small, supportive group setting to help you make better lifestyle and nutrition choices. We’ll help you meet your goals whether it be ideas for healthy eating for you or your family, weight loss or athletic meal planning.
    • Wellness Education
      Throughout the year, we offer educational lunch and learns, health screenings, cooking demonstrations, workshops and resources to help you achieve your best self in spirit, mind and body.
  • Youth & Teen
    • 7th Grade Membership
      The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA offers the 7th Grade Initiative Program, a free membership for incoming 7th Graders who reside in Clark, Scotch Plains and Fanwood.
    • Kids & Middle School Night Out
      The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA provides a "night out" for kids and middle schoolers including family-friendly activities and fun.
    • Health & Safety Training
      Training programs include babysitting and child care, first aid, lifeguarding and more.
    • Special Needs Programming
      We are dedicated to providing services and programs to meet community needs. The Y strives to support all individuals and families affected by mental and physical challenges.
    • STEM Program
      Our Coding Clubs are for students in grades 5 to 7 who are new to coding or want to practice their skills.
    • Birthday Parties
      For our members and members of the community, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA offers birthday parties filled with music, games, smiles, laughter and loads of fun!