August Program Session

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Aug 01, 2021 to Aug 31, 2021

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August Program Updates

YMCA AUGUST MEMBER UPDATES

The Gateway YMCA is Here For YOU and YOUR FAMILY!

EXPANDED BRANCH HOURS & WELLNESS ACCESS:

  • We continue to provide wellness and fitness services in person 7 days a week!   Branch Hours at the Elizabeth Branch,  Rahway Branch and Wellness Center Branch include a combination of Wellness, Cardio, Strength Training, Free Weights, Weight Room, Swimming, Basketball and Private Fitness Center, as well as Personal Training appointments.  The Five Points Branch is open for Swimming and Programs including Group Exercise, Chronic Disease Management Programs,  Swim Lessons, Child Care, Youth Sports (Basketball & Soccer), Summer Day Camp and more!
  • In accordance with the local health department, we will no longer require temperature checks or health screening.  Please continue to remain at home if you are not feeling well.
  • Reservations are no longer required for the Private Fitness Studio at the Wellness Center Branch during branch hours.  Usage will be on a first come, first serve basis for this unique opportunity for Full Privilege YMCA Members.
  • Reservations are no longer be required for Swimming at the Five Points Branch or Rahway Branch during scheduled hours.  Swimming Pool usage will be on a first come, first serve basis.  Please review the mobile app or online schedules for Adult or Family Lap Swimming, Family Swimming, Basketball and Pickleball times.
  • Open Basketball is now available at the Elizabeth Branch, Five Points Branch or Rahway Branch during scheduled hours.  Usage is capacity controlled and first come, first serve.  Please review the Web Site or Mobile App.
  • NEW!  Our YMCA has EXPANDED our Virtual YMCA opportunities for all active Full Privilege YMCA Members and Full Virtual Members!  Introducing YMCA360 
  • NEW!  Our YMCA is upgrading our Member Mobile App with an expected launch date for Members in August!   More information will be provided soon!

Y BRANCH FACILITY UPDATES:

  • The Elizabeth Branch expanded to include the Lower Level Strength Room for Member Usage during all branch hours earlier in June.  The Locker Rooms will be open as of Monday, July 19.
  • Locker Rooms and Showers have been open at the Rahway Branch.  Family Changing Rooms also remain available
  • Locker Rooms and Showers have been open at the Five Points Branch.  Family Changing Rooms also remain available

IN-PERSON Y PROGRAM UPDATES:

Expanded Indoor Group Exercise and Chronic Disease Programs:

  • Registration requirements have been removed wherever possible.  Please note programs denoted on the schedule as *Registration not required.  These programs will be first come, first serve.  Capacity is limited.
  • Youth Sports programs are available at the Five Points Branch
  • Elizabeth Branch In-Person Group Exercise programs include Cycling, Zumba, Enhance Fitness for Arthritis, and Circuit Training
  • Five Points Branch In-Person Group Exercise programs have been EXPANDED, including favorite programs like Action Against Arthritis, Yoga, Zumba Toning, Tai Chi and Zumba
  • Rahway Branch In-Person Group Exercise programs include SilverSneakers, Total Body Workout and Chair Yoga
  • NEWLY ADDED in July at the Rahway Branch Yoga on Thursdays at 7pm and Saturdays at 8:15am!
  • Wellness Center Branch In-Person Group Exercise programs have been expanded including Indoor options for Butts & Guts, Yoga, Firm & Fit, Zumba, Back to Abs and Body Works

Expanded Outdoor Group Exercise Programs:

  • Outdoor Group Exercise at the Wellness Center Branch includes Outdoor Cycling offered 4 days a week and Outdoor Standing Chair Fitness

Expanded Swimming Lessons:

Swim Team:

  • Fall/Winter Swim Team at the Rahway Branch  Begins September 13 – Registration Begins August 24th @10:00am
  • Swim Team Try Outs will be held on Tuesday, August 24 and Wednesday, August 25 6:00pm-7:00 (drop in) for ages 6-18

Water Exercise Options 5 Days a Week:

  • Water Exercise programs are offered 5 days a week including Water Exercise and Aqua Zumba at the Five Points Branch and Water Aerobics and Deep Water Exercise at the Rahway Branch
  • We’ve EXPANDED Water Exercise at the Five Points Branch for July!  There are even more options!

Expanded YMCA Child Care Services:

Virtual Program Updates:

  • We’ve expanded our Virtual program options including member favorites, community chronic disease self-management programs, youth programs, family programs and events.
  • Virtual Group Exercise Programs include Butts & Guts, Yoga, Chair Yoga, Enhance Fitness, Firm & Fit, Standing Chair Fitness, Chair Yoga/Meditation, Zumba, Back to Abs and Body Works REGISTER HERE for Virtual Group Exercise for access to all!
  • Virtual Youth & Family programs include Get Fit Kids, as well as special events
  • Virtual Chronic Disease Self-Management programs are open to the community and include BPSM Healthy Eating Presentation, Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring, Diabetes Empowerment Education Program and Healthy Living Behavior Change  REGISTER HERE
  • Make a difference in our community!  SIGN UP for Virtual Togetherhood (Must be an active YMCA Member, minimum age of 18)

Virtual Y On Demand:

  • Recorded YMCA Programs and more, available 24 Hours a Day HERE
  • NEW!   Our YMCA has EXPANDED our Virtual YMCA opportunities for all active Full Privilege YMCA Members and Full Virtual Members!  Visit YMCA360
  • NEW!  Our YMCA is upgrading our Member Mobile App with an expected launch date for Members in August!   More information will be provided soon!

Virtual WISE Adult Services:

Upcoming Events:

We’re Hiring!  Make a difference in your community as part of The Gateway Family YMCA staff team.  APPLY HERE 

  • Part Time Positions Available:
    • Certified Lifeguards
    • Swim Instructors
    • Group Exercise Instructors (evenings & weekends)
    • Welcome Center (evenings & weekends)
    • Child Care Teachers & Assistant Teachers
    • Before/After School Counselors
Group Exercise YMCA Flyer – August 2021

Group Exercise YMCA Flyer - August 2021

Your Virtual YMCA Flyer – August 2021

Your Virtual YMCA Flyer - August 2021

Pool Schedule – Five Points August

Pool Schedule - Five Points August

Pool Schedule – Rahway Branch August

Pool Schedule - Rahway Branch August

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