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Learning Healthy Habits

Fitness for Teens

Healthy habits learned at an early age last a lifetime. The Y has a variety of wellness programs for teens, because healthy teens feel awesome, happy and empowered.

Our fitness, personal training and nutrition programs can help give teens the tools to be healthy and successful as they grow and develop their interests.

Hillsborough YMCA

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Group Exercise Classes (Ages 13 years and above)

At the Y, we continue to invigorate our fitness programs and add new group exercise classes to help improve your health and wellness. Our wide array of popular group exercise classes will help you stay fit, energized, and healthy. We encourage you to try something new! And bring a friend - it’s more fun when you work out with someone you know. 

Hillsborough YMCA Group Exercise Schedule

Hillsborough YMCA Water Exercise Schedule

For more information, please contact Lisa Welsh at 908 369 0490 or by email. ​

Equipment Orientations (Ages 13 years and above)

All members, 13 years and older, are encouraged to maximize their fitness regimen by getting a free orientation to all the fitness equipment in our Wellness Center. A Floor Supervisor will instruct members on the proper techniques for using the machines. Each orientation is about 30 minutes. Please wear comfortable workout clothes and sneakers.

To schedule an appointment, please contact Lisa Welsh at 908 369 0490 or email.

Personal Training (Ages 10 years and above)

Exercise is not one-size-fits-all. What works for one person may not work for another. That’s why we offer personal training. Let our certified personal trainers help you achieve your fitness goals through a program customized for you. They’ll encourage and motivate you as you make steady progress.

Membership is required.

For more information or to schedule sessions with a trainer, please contact Lisa Welsh at 908 369 0490 or by email.

  • Tri Pack Personal Training Introductory Offer

    A great way to experience the health benefits of Personal Training. For first-time buyers of Personal Training or for those who have not purchased Personal Training sessions in a year. For Y members. Three 45-minute PT sessions for only $99. Purchase limited to one package.

  • One-on-One Personal Training (Ages 10 years and above)

    Get the results you want and improve your health with one-on-one guidance from our certified Personal Trainers. Trainers will design a program tailored to your interests and level of ability to help reach personal fitness goals. For Y members. Schedule sessions and receive a free fitness assessment.

    Fee per 60 minute session
    1 Session - $50
    5 Sessions - $220
    10 Sessions - $420

  • Pairs Personal Training (Ages 10 years and above)

    Start on the path to a healthier you. A certified Personal Trainer will help you and a partner to optimize your fitness at an affordable price. For Y members.

    Sessions are 60 minutes
    1 Session - $80 per session ($40 each person)
    5 Sessions - $380 ($190 each person)
    10 Sessions - $720 ($360 each person)

  • Small Group Training (Ages 13 years and above)

    Train with friends and receive the benefits of personalized fitness in a small group at an affordable price. For Y members.

    Sessions are 60 minutes
    1 per week $80/month (each person)
    2 per week $160/month (each person)

Specialty Small Group Training (Ages 13 years and above)
To schedule an appointment, please contact Lisa Welsh at 908 369 0490 or email.

  • Advanced Kettlebell (Ages 13 years and above)
    Looking for a workout that delivers the same aerobic benefits as running, without all the impact? Join our certified Personal Traininers for hands-on instruction in kettlebells! Torch fat, tone muscle, and define your core through proper movements. Small group sessions will combine cardio intervals with kettlebell-specific strength training and bodyweight exercises. Six-week session (must have 3 people to run the class). For Y members.

Nutrition for All Ages

Join us monthly for nutrition seminars led by Samantha Nuzio, registered dietitian from the Hillsborough ShopRite. We will discuss topics from nutrition to healthy eating to shopping - all to help you live a healthier life. For information on this program, contact Lisa Welsh at 908 369 0490 x716 or by email.

WHEN:  First Tuesday of the month
TIME:  9:00am - 11:00 am
WHERE:  Hillsborough YMCA, Lobby, 19 E. Mountain Rd.
WHO:  YMCA members
COST:  Free for Y members, membership required

Somerset Hills YMCA

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Group Exercise Classes (Ages 13 years and above)

At the Y, we continue to invigorate our fitness programs and add new group exercise classes to help improve your health and wellness. Our wide array of popular group exercise classes will help you stay energized, and healthy. We encourage you to try something new! And bring a friend - it’s more fun when you work out with someone you know.

Mount Airy Group Exercise Schedule

Riverwalk Group Exercise Schedule

Mount Airy Water Exercise Schedule

Mount Airy Active Older Adults Schedule

For more information, please contact Lisa Pensabene at 908 766 7898 x548 or by email. ​

Teen Fitness Assessment (Ages 11 years and above)

One of our trained Wellness staff members will lead your teenager through a fitness assessment to evaluate and assess his/her current fitness level. Testing includes cardiovascular, strength, and flexibility metrics and can be used as a starting point on your teen’s wellness journey. There is a $25 assessment fee.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please contact Lisa Pensabene at 908 766 7898 x548  or email.

Equipment Orientations (Ages 13 years and above)

All members, 13 years and older, are encouraged to maximize their fitness regimen by getting a free orientation to all the fitness equipment in our Wellness Center. A Floor Supervisor will instruct members on the proper techniques for using the machines. Each orientation is about 30 minutes. Please wear comfortable workout clothes and sneakers.

To schedule an appointment, please contact Lisa Pensabene at 908 766 7898 x548 or email.

Personal Training (Ages 10 years and above)

Exercise is not one-size-fits-all. What works for one person may not work for another. That’s why we offer personal training. Let our certified personal trainers help you achieve your fitness goals through a program customized for you. They’ll encourage and motivate you as you make steady progress.

For more information or to schedule sessions with a trainer, please contact Lisa Pensabene at 908 766 7898 x548 or by email.

  • Tri Pack Personal Training Introductory Offer

    A great way to experience the health benefits of Personal Training. For first-time buyers of Personal Training or for those who have not purchased Personal Training sessions in a year. For Y members. Three 45-minute PT sessions for only $99. Purchase limited to one package.

    Introductory Personal Training Offer Details

    Mount Airy
    Register  

    Riverwalk
    Register  
  • One-on-one Personal Training (Ages 10 years and above)

    Get the results you want and improve your health with one-on-one guidance from our certified Personal Trainers. Trainers will design a program tailored to your interests and level of ability to help reach personal fitness goals. For Y members. Schedule sessions and receive a free fitness assessment.

    Fee per 60 minute session Fee per 45 minute session Fee per 30 minute session
    1-9 Sessions - $70 1-9 Session - $60 1-9 Sessions - $37
    10-19 Sessions - $65 10-19 Sessions - $55 10-19 Sessions - $35
    20+ Sessions - $60 20+ Sessions - $50 20+ Sessions - $32
    Mount Airy
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    Riverwalk
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    Mount Airy
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    Riverwalk
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    Mount Airy
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    Riverwalk
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  • FitCommit One-on-one Personal Training Program
    FitCommit is a simple, easy way to pay monthly for personal training sessions to help keep you on track with your fitness goals.  To participate, you must be a Somerset Hills YMCA member, select 2, 4, 8, or 12 monthly sessions with a personal trainer and pre-pay each month.

    FitCommit Details & Draft Form

    Per Month 60 Minutes 45 Minutes 30 Minutes
    12 Sessions $660 $540 $348
    8 Sessions $440 $360 $232
    4 Sessions $220 $180 $116
    2 Sessions $110 $90 $58

  • Pairs Personal Training (Ages 10 years and above)

    Start on the path to a healthier you. A certified Personal Trainer will help you and a partner to optimize your fitness at an affordable price. For Y members.

    Sessions are 60 minutes
    1-2 Sessions - $90 per session ($45 per person)
    3-9 Sessions - $85 per session ($43 per person)
    10-19 Sessions - $80 per session ($40 per person)
    20+ Sessions - $75 per session ($38 per person)
    Mount Airy
    Register  

    Riverwalk
    Register  
  • Small Group Training (Ages 13 years and above)

    Train with friends and receive the benefits of personalized fitness in a small group at an affordable price. For Y members.

    Sessions are 60 minutes
    10 Sessions - $150 per person
    20 Sessions - $300 per person
    Mount Airy Riverwalk
    10 Sessions REGISTER
    10 Sessions REGISTER
    20 Sessions REGISTER
    20 Sessions REGISTER
Specialty Small Group Training (Ages 13 years and above)

For more information, please contact Lisa Pensabene at 908 766 7898 x548 or by email.

  • Kinesis (Ages 13 years and above)
    Utilizing the Kinesis wall’s multi-functional equipment, this class enhances every exercise, from a simple squat to focused core stability movement. The set-up allows training for strength, balance, coordination and integrated movement all at once– elements that make workouts faster, more efficient and effective. Minimum 4 participants, maximum 5 participants. No classes the week of July 4th.  Classes are 30 minutes long.

  • Golf Prep Assessment (Ages 14 years and above)
    In preparation for the Golf Prep Small Group Specialty Training that will be held in February, a comprehensive movement assessment will help you establish a plan for improving your movement patterns.

    The assessment includes a physiological load test, 15-point flexibility test, and general function movement test. Please bring a smart phone with you to record all individual mobilizations and stretches.

    For more information please contact Lynne Applebaum at 908 766 7898 X 522 or by email.

  • Tread and Shred Small Group Training
    This class is designed for runners of any level who want to increase their speed and stamina. Personal Trainer and track and field coach, Ambyr Chatzopoulos, combines running with strength training to build muscle and shred excess fat!  Classes are 60 minutes long.

  • Golf Prep Small Group Specialty Training (Ages 14 years and above)
    The sport of golf demands specific strength and dynamic movement. Instructor Matt Tanner is a Golf Performance Specialist with over 20 years of experience in the field of professional strength and conditioning.

    A comprehensive movement assessment (see above) will prepare your for the training and help you establish a plan for improving your movement patterns.

    For more information please contact Lynne Applebaum at 908 766 7898 X 522 or by email.


  • Advanced Kettlebell (Ages 18 years and above)
    Join Beth Weinblatt, CPT for this small group training at Riverwalk that integrates cardio and bodyweight exercises to give you an all-around heart-pumping workout! Beth will focus on integrated breathing, movement and alignment to help you achieve your fitness goals. Minimum 4 participants, maximum 8 participants. Classes are 60 minutes long.

  • Sports Conditioning (Ages 14 years to 17 years)
    Proper sports conditioning is one of the safest and smartest things a serious athlete can do to maintain and enhance optimum performance. Led by trainer and Assistant Coach for Rutgers-Newark women’s soccer, Alexandra Nata, Sports Conditioning enables participants to gain the strength, power, flexibility and agility to do any type of sport-specific movement – even better! Minimum 4 participants, maximum 10 participants. No classes the week of July 4th. Classes are 60 minutes long.

Nutrition for Teens (All ages)

It’s never too early to start eating healthy! Our nutritionist will review your teen’s personal nutrition and wellness goals (weight loss, weight gain, weight maintenance, food allergies/avoidance, etc.) and help put them on the path to a healthy lifestyle. We’ll conduct a comprehensive nutritional assessment of current eating habits and suggest an individualized food plan, as well as provide useful behavioral strategies that include smart snacking, portion control, and more. Written dietary guidelines, as well as other nutritional materials and handouts will help track progress. For members only.

Fee per 60 minute session Fee per 30 minute session
1-2 Sessions - $70 1-2 Sessions - $37
3-9 Sessions - $65 3-9 Sessions - $35
10-19 Sessions -$60 10-19 Sessions -$32
20+ Sessions - $55 20+ Sessions - $29

Mount Airy
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Mount Airy
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To schedule an appointment, please contact Victoria Kucel at
nutritionist@somersetcountyymca.org.

TRX Suspension Training (Ages 13 years and above)

Teens can boost their fitness routine with a TRX Suspension Training. It leverages gravity and the user’s body weight to develop strength, endurance, balance, flexibility and core stability. Regardless of fitness level (a pro athlete or “out of shape”), TRX takes fitness to the next level. Conducted in small groups and led by a certified TRX instructor, the class is geared to produce results quickly and effectively.

Riverwalk Groupex schedule

Mount Airy Groupex schedule

Somerville YMCA

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Equipment Orientations (Ages 13 years and above)

All members, 13 years and older, are encouraged to maximize their fitness regimen by getting a free orientation to all the fitness equipment in our Wellness Center. A Floor Supervisor will instruct you on the proper techniques for using the machines. Please wear comfortable clothes and sneakers.

To schedule an appointment, please contact Valeria Tenreiro at 908 722 4567 x627 or email.

Group Exercise Classes (Ages 13 years and above)

At the Y, we continue to invigorate our fitness programs and add new group exercise classes to help improve your health and wellness. Our wide array of popular group exercise classes will help you stay energized, and healthy. We encourage you to try something new! And bring a friend - it’s more fun when you work out with someone you know.

Somerville YMCA Group Exercise Schedule

Somerville YMCA Water Exercise Schedule

For more information, please contact Valeria Tenreiro at 908 722 4567 x627 or by email. ​

Personal Training (Ages 10 years and above)

Exercise is not one-size-fits-all. What works for one person may not work for another. That’s why we offer personal training. Let our certified personal trainers help you achieve your fitness goals through a program customized for you. They’ll encourage and motivate you as you make steady progress.

For more information, please contact Valeria Tenreiro at 908 722 4567 x627 or email.

  • Tri Pack Personal Training Introductory Offer
    A great way to experience the health benefits of Personal Training. For first-time buyers of Personal Training or for those who have not purchased Personal Training sessions in a year. For Y members. Three 45-minute PT sessions for only $99. Purchase limited to one package.

    Introductory Personal Training Offer Details

  • One-on-One Personal Training (Ages 10 years and above)
    Get the results you want and improve your health with one-on-one guidance from our certified Personal Trainers. Trainers will design a program tailored to your interests and level of ability to help reach personal fitness goals. For Y members. Schedule sessions and receive a free fitness assessment. 

    60 minute sessions
    1 Session - $50 REGISTER
    5 Sessions - $220 REGISTER
    10 Sessions - $420 REGISTER
    30 minute sessions
    Prices below REGISTER
    1-2 Sessions - $32 each
    3-9 Sessions - $30 each
    10-19 Sessions - $28 each
    20+ Sessions - $26 each
  • Pairs Personal Training (Ages 10 years and above)

    Start on the path to a healthier you. A certified Personal Trainer will help you and a partner to optimize your fitness at an affordable price. For Y members.

    Sessions are 60 minutes
    1 Session - $80 ($40 each person) REGISTER
    5 Sessions - $380 ($190 each person)
    REGISTER
    10 Sessions - $720 ($360 each person)
    REGISTER

  • Small Group Training (Ages 13 years and above)

    Train with friends and receive the benefits of personalized fitness in a small group at an affordable price. For Y members.

    Sessions are 60 minutes
    1 per week $80/month (each person)
    2 per week $160/month (each person)

Nutrition for All Ages
  • Nutrition Workshops

    Meet Carol Clinton, MS, LDN, CNS, Somerville YMCA's staff nutritionist, at one of her upcoming Nutrition Workshops where she'll share tips to help you make healthy food choices to fit your life.

  • Personal Nutrition Tripack
    Define your personal nutrition and wellness goals and our nutritionist will help you achieve them. For members who are new to nutrition consulting at the Y or for those who have not purchased nutrition sessions in a year. For Y Members. Three 45-minute sessions for only $99. Purchase limited to one package.

  • Personal Nutrition
    Define your personal nutrition and wellness goals and we’ll help you achieve them. Following a comprehensive assessment, our nutritionist will suggest a personalized plan with behavioral strategies. Written dietary guidelines and materials will help track your progress. For Y members.

    60 minute session
    1 Session - $50 Register
    5 Sessions - $220 Register
    10 Sessions - $420 Register
    30 minute session
    Prices below Register
    1-2 Session - $32 each
    3-9 Sessions - $30 each
    10-19 Sessions - $28 each
    20+ Sessions - $26 each
Running Club (Ages 13 years and above)
For members 13 years and older. Enjoy the health benefits of running outdoors in a very social environment. Saturdays at 7:00am (60 minutes). Held indoors in inclement weather.

  • Runner's Club
Dance Classes (Ages 13 years and above)
  • Salsa (Ages 13 years and above)

    Learn club and social style Salsa through professional techniques taught by an expert dance instructor. Classes are open to men & women. Partner not needed. 5-week sessions.

    Classes are 60 minutes long.