Healthy Living - Aquatics
If you would like to exercise in the water with no impact on the joints without lifting weights, this is the class for you. The exercises consist of resistance movements combined with muscle toning for a 45 minute class that will get you moving. This program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:15-10:00 a.m. $10 for Sr. members , $20 for members and $75.00 for non-members. Drop in Rate: $15
This class is simply the morning version of Watercise. It is held three times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00-10:00 a.m. $10 for Sr. members, $20 for members and $85.00 for non-members. Drop in Rate: $15.
Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program
For those of you who suffer from arthritis or who are just looking to improve your range of motion and flexibility, The YMCA offers a slow moving class in the shallow end of the pool to get you moving. Classes are on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30-9:15 a.m. $10 for Sr. members, $20 members, and $75.00 for non-members. Drop in Rate: $15.
It’s an aerobics class in the shallow end of the pool! Water eases the pounding on joints and muscles that some people might feel when exercising in the gym. Classes are held Monday and Wednesday from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. $10.00 for sr. members, $20 members and $75.00 for non-members. Drop in Rate: $15.
You’ll get a toning and cardio experience in this class and also engage your abdominal muscles. It is done all in the shallow end of the pool, so class is low impact and gentle on the joints! Class is held on Saturdays from 8:45-9:45 a.m. Free for members, $50 non-members. Drop in Rate: $15.
A light work out in the pool that helps tone and stretch your muscles. Mondays 10:00-11:00 a.m. Free for members, $50 non-members. Drop in Rate: $15. Silver Sneakers Members Welcome! Great for Seniors.
Adult Swim Lessons
Everyone should know how to swim and the YMCA gives you the opportunity to learn from the beginning or to brush up on your skills. Classes are in the evening, with a Beginner and Advanced offering. While the schedule has been to offer classes on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays, please understand the schedule for adults is fairly consistent but classes do close out and week ends are not always available. Timing is 7:00 p.m. and later for the week day classes. Check the schedule for the current session by calling 973-772-7450. Cost is $40 for members and $100.00 for non-members
Perfect for athletes ready to tackle their first triathlon or the seasoned triathlete who would like to improve their technique, speed, and endurance. This class will help beginner and intermediate swimmers to develop greater confidence and efficiency in the water while providing low impact cross training. An on deck coach leads the weekly workout sessions which include stroke technique instruction and drill work, open water skills practice, and structured interval sets. Mondays 8-9:45 p.m. Cost is $25 for members and $85 for non-members.
Private Swim Lessons
One on one instruction to help even the most intimidated swimmer be comfortable in the water or the advanced swimmer perfects their technique. Members only. Rates: $25/$30/$40 depending on length of lesson.
American Red Cross Lifesaving
Interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard. Prerequisites: Must be at least 15 years old and pass certain swimming requirements
2 year First Aid and CPR/AED certifications
2 year Lifeguarding certification
Course length: 24 – 31 hours
- Injury prevention and facility safety
- Patron surveillance
- Emergency preparation
- Rescue skills
- Victim assessment
- First Aid
- Care for head, neck and spinal injuries
Class starts February 25, 2013 and runs on Mondays from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at 490 Midland Ave. Cost $225 members $300 non members