• Child Care & Camp
    • 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 7am-6:30pm. We provide warm and nurturing care for children ages 3 months-4 years, implementing the Creative Curriculum. Staff is trained in CPR and First Aid.
    • Kids Night Out
      Open to active FSPY members, Kids Night Out is a fun, activity-filled night at the Y, while parents can enjoy an evening out without the kids.
    • School Age Child Care
      The YMCA offers state-licensed school age child 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.
    • Aquatic Fitness 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.
    • 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.
    • Youth Dance Classes
      We offer a number of dance classes for kids ages 3 and up, focused on introducing different techniques, building or enhancing skills and having fun!
    • 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
    • My Y Navigation
      If you’re looking to get back into a regular workout routine safely, let our Y help bring you back into a healthy lifestyle, with the attention, care and guidance from our talented and credentialed staff and instructors.
    • 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
      Work one-on-one with a personal trainer for strength, stability and conditioning. Training is available in 45 or 55-minute sessions and can be done alone or in groups of two.
    • 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 adult cancer survivors reclaim their total health.
    • Diabetes Prevention
      If you have Diabetes, or are at risk to develop Type 2 Diabetes, the YMCA has programs that can help.
    • MS Water Exercise
      The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA offers 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.
    • Wellness Education
      Throughout the year, we offer educational lunch and learns, health screenings, workshops and resources to help you achieve your best self in spirit, mind and body.
  • Safety Training
    • American Red Cross Babysitting Course
      Participants, ages 11-15, will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care to children and infants.
    • Lifeguarding Certification and Review Courses
      American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and Review courses are open to active FSPY members and community members. These courses provide participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies as well as the knowledge to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel can take over.
    • Mental Health First Aid
      Learn how to recognize some of the signs of mental illness as well as how to respond to those who suffer from them.
    • First Aid, CPR and AED
      Training programs include adult and pediatric first aid, CPR, and AED.