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Active Older Adult Aquatic Classes

Many classes are suited to older adults within our Aquatic fitness class schedule.

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All classes are free to members, and are offered to non-members for a fee (8 week class session). All must register for classes either online or in person at the Summit YMCA.

For more information please contact Mary Loeser, Aquatic Fitness Director, 908 273 3330 x163, or email Mary.

Active Older Adult Book Club

  • Book Club

    When:   Mondays, once a month
    Where:  Summit YMCA, 3rd floor
    Time:   
    12:15pm-1:15pm
    Cost:     Free and open to all area seniors

    Pack your lunch and join your YMCA friends to discuss the book of the month. Fun discussions and friendly people. Plase bring your suggestions for future books! We will supply the dessert!

    Please RSVP to Lisa Meyers Community Program Coordinator 908 273 3330 x1186 by email.

     

    Day   

    Date   

    Title   

    Author   

     

    M

    Jan. 5    

    "Me Before You"    

    Jojo Moyes    

     

     





     

Bridge

Open to the community and YMCA membership not required.  For more information, contact Lisa Meyers 908 273 3330 x1186, Email Lisa.

  • DUPLICATE BRIDGE

    When:   Wednesdays
    Where:  Summit YMCA, 3rd Floor
    Time:    12:30pm-3:00pm
    Cost:     Free for all members
                 $7 per week for nonmembers

    Come enjoy a competitive game of duplicate bridge each week with your YMCA friends.  Experienced instructor will provide a quick lesson and be available to discuss hands.

    For more information contact Lisa Meyers at 908 273 3330 x1186 or by email.  To register, please see Membership Services or call 908 273 3330.

  • SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY FOR NOVICES

    Sharpen your skills in a relaxed environment with the help of an experienced instructor.  Participants should understand basic bridge bidding and playing.  (No class April 7)

    Classes are 2 hours long.

Events and Day Trips

  • SENIOR PROM

    When:  Sunday April 19
    Where:  SUMMIT YMCA, Auditorium
    Cost:  FREE
    Time:  1:00PM - 4:00PM

    Dining, dancing, door prizes and capture those wonderful memories of yesteryear or start new ones.  Come in your party clothes ready to have a wonderful time.

    RSVP to Sue Fieseler 908 273 3330 x1167.

  • LUNCH AND LEARN | CARING FOR ARTHRITIS NATURALLY

    Join Dr. Karim Faris for an informative session on ways to deal with arthritis through exercise, nutrition and chiropractic care.  A light lunch will be provided.

    Lunch is 1 hour long.

  • LUNCH AND LEARN | ELDER LAW

    Legal issues facing senior citizens.

    Lunch is 1 hour long.

  • VALENTINE'S LUNCHEON

    Come celebrate Valentine's Day with your YMCA friends! Wear pink or red and bring a story or picture to share about something or someone you love! Catered buffet lunch.

    Lunch is 1 hour 30 minutes long.

  • LUNCH AND LEARN | HEALTHY EATING

    Learn about foods that will give you more energy and reduce inflammation with Elizabeth Giroud.  Light lunch will be provided.

    Lunch is 1 hour long.

  • DAY TRIP TO NEW YORK

    Day trip to Harlem.  The trip includes roundtrip private coach bus transportation from Summit, private tour of the Apollo theater, 3 course sit down lunch at Sylivia's Restaurant, on/off bus tour of  famous sites and neighborhoods in Harlem with private tour guide Justin Ferate.

  • BAG LUNCH BOOK GROUP | "ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE"

    Book discussion for "All the Light we Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr.  Open to all.

Active Older Adult Knitting

Join us as we relax together while working on individual knitting projects among new friends. Finish items you’ve got in your knitting basket such as pretty scarves, mittens or baby blankets. Make beautiful items for family, friends or charity. Get a project back on track with some tips from the instructor or attendees. Try a more complex knitting stitch! Maybe knit socks?

Instructor will offer tips to keep your project moving ahead and help you as you start new projects. We’ll discuss what’s in the knitting news, new yarns and tools, how to pick the right size pattern. Bring your projects in process, and get ideas for new items. Yarn and tools information sheet will be provided.

For more information, contact Lisa Meyers 908 273 3330 x1186 or email Lisa.

  • Open Knitting Classes

Mah Jongg

  • MAH JONGG
    When:   Fridays
    Where:  Summit YMCA, 3rd Floor
    Time:    12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Cost:     Free to members
                 $10 to non-members for 8 week session.

    Join your Summit YMCA friends each Friday for an afternoon of MAH JONGG. Connect with others and engage your mind with this fun, intelligent game that requires your concentration. Please bring your 2014 Mah Jongg card.

    For more information contact Lisa Meyers at 908 273 3330 x1186 or by email.
    To register, please call the Member Services Desk at 908 273 3330.

PARKINSON'S PROGRAMS

  • PARKINSON'S FOUNDATION EXERCISE

    This class focuses on alleviating symptoms of Parkinson's and otheer movement disorders. For more information, please call Alice Stein at 908 273 3330 x1152 or email.

    Classes are 1 hour long.

  • BOXING FOR PARKINSON'S

    Non-contact boxing builds balance, coordination, flexibility, ROM. Minimum 3, Maximum 5 in class. Medical clearance required. Please contact Alice Stein at 9808 273 3330 x1152 or email with questions.

    Classes are 1 hour long.

  • PEDALING FOR PARKINSON'S

    This class is for people diagnosed with any movement disorder but concentrates on Parkinson's symptoms. Please contact Alice Stein at 908 273 3330 x1152 or email with questions.

    Classes are 1 hour long.

Active Older Adult Swim

  • Open Lap Swim
    Open swim for older adults, 65+, daily, during any scheduled adult lap swim. $10.00 for 5 visits. See the Membership Desk to sign up.
  • Aquatic Classes

    Many classes are suited to older adults within our Aquatic fitness class schedule.

    View all classes offered

    All classes are free to members, and are offered to non-members for a fee (8 week class session). All must register for classes either online or in person at the Summit YMCA.

    For more information please contact Mary Loeser, Aquatic Fitness Director, 908 273 3330 x163, or email Mary.

  • Active Older Adult Swim Lessons

    A low to intermediate impact aerobics class is held in the shallow end of the pool.  Includes strength training and stretching exercises.

Active Older Adult Tennis

  • TOUCH TENNIS

    When:   September 2 - October 26
    Time:    Thursdays, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
    Where:  Hubbard Gym, 2nd floor
    Cost:     FREE for Members; $10/8 week session for Non-members

    Indoor tennis using children's tennis equipment you will increase strength, stability, flexibility and hand eye coordination! This program has proved very popular with YMCA Adults! 

    For information, contact Lisa Meyers at 908 273 3330 ext. 1186 or by email.
    To register, please call Member Services Desk at 908 273 3330.

Active Older Adult Volunteer Opportunities

  • READING TO CHILDREN
    Would you like to volunteer reading to the Preschool or Kindergarten children? If so, we would love for you to share your reading skills. Bring a favorite book or we will supply one for you. You will bring joy to your heart and a smile to the kid's faces.

    Available times: Monday- Friday between 9:00-1:00.

    To arrange a date and time please contact Lisa Meyers, Community Program Coordinator 908-273-3330 ext 186 or Email Lisa.

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Hours
Monday to Friday
5:00 am to 10:15 pm

Saturday
6:30 am to 8:00 pm

Sunday
7:00 am to 7:00 pm

67 Maple Street
Summit, NJ 07901

Contact us:
Ph: 908-273-3330
Fax: 908-273-0258
Email: Terri Clinton


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