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PROGRAMS AT SOMERSET HILLS - RIVERWALK

Somerset Hills YMCA - Riverwalk

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HIGHLIGHTS

DANCE PROGRAMS

Dance is a joyful, constructive outlet that allows kids to tap into their sense of discovery and self-expression. At our dance school, kids learn different techniques with patience and care. Our dance classes are cumulative in nature.

Somerset Hills YMCA Dance Team

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ADVENTURE GUIDES

Join us to kick-off a year where we celebrate fun and family. Somerset County YMCA's  Adventure Guides Program for all county branches, for fathers and their children, helps to strengthen the parent/child bond.

adventure guides

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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Our Early Childhood Education and Child Care programs provide nurturing, stimulating and happy environments where children feel secure to explore the world around them.

Early Childhood Education

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Mark your calendar for upcoming registration dates:

Fall 2 2018


Member Registration

Monday, October 22 at 6:00pm
Open Registration

Monday, October 29 at 10:00am


Sign up for a friendly registration reminder


 How to register for programs:

1. Scroll down to view the programs and classes available at Somerset Hills YMCA at Riverwalk

2. Click to expand a program or class of interest to reveal its:

  • Full description
  • Start and end dates, if applicable
  • Day(s) and time(s) offered, if applicable
  • Pricing for members and non-members, if applicable
  • Registration instructions or "Register" button

3. To register for that program or class follow the instructions as indicated or click on the "Register" button

Registration support: There will be added phone support during registration. If you need additional assistance during registration, call 908 766 7898.

Visit the How to Register page for more information on program registration.

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HEALTH & WELLNESS

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Nutrition
Nutrition for Adults

Define your personal nutrition and wellness goals and we'll help you achieve them. Following a comprehensive assessment, our registered dietitian/nutritionist will suggest a personalized plan with behavioral strategies. Written dietary guidelines and materials will help track your progress.

Mount Airy
30 minute sessions
  Mount Airy
60 minute sessions
 
Intro Session - $35 Register
Intro Session - $70 Register
5 Sessions - $135 Register
5 Sessions - $350 Register
10 Sessions - $320 Register
10 Sessions - $600 Register
20 Sessions - $580 Register
20 Sessions - $1,100 Register

 
 


  • Nutrition Workshop (Ages 14 and above)

    Looking to lose weight but feeling frustrated and stuck in a rut? Join us for eight specialized 1-hour Nutrition workshops in a supportive small group setting. This workshop emphasizes the importance of healthy eating, hydration and sugar detox. Benefits include: Recognize and replace unhealthy daily habits with better for you choices that can be a catalyst for weight loss and renewed energy levels. Lower your risk and/or prevent chronic disease; such as, pre-diabetes and diabetes, through improved nutrition and sustainable healthy habits. Individualized nutrition instruction and walk away with customized tips for maintaining positive changes in busy daily lives.

Nutrition for Kids

It’s never too early to start eating healthy! Our nutritionist will review your child’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.

Check back soon for new offerings!


For more information, please contact Lisa Pensabene.
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Personal Training
FitCommit One-on-One Personal Training Program (Ages 10 years and above)
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

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 Session - Mount Airy
    Fee per 60 minute session  
    1 Session - $70 Register
    5 Sessions - $350 Register
    10 Sessions - $650 Register
    20 Sessions - $1,200 Register
  • 60 Minute Session - Riverwalk
    Fee per 60 minute session  
    1 Session - $70 Register
    5 Sessions - $350 Register
    10 Sessions - $650 Register
    20 Sessions - $1,200 Register
  • 45 Minute Session - Mount Airy
    Fee per 45 minute session  
    1 Session - $60 Register
    5 Sessions - $300 Register
    10 Sessions - $550 Register
    20 Sessions - $1,000 Register
  • 45 Minute Session - Riverwalk
    Fee per 45 minute session  
    1 Session - $60 Register
    5 Sessions - $300 Register
    10 Sessions - $550 Register
    20 Sessions - $1,000 Register
  • 30 Minute Session - Mount Airy
    Fee per 30 minute session  
    1 Session - $37 Register 
    5 Sessions - $185 Register 
    10 Sessions - $350 Register 
    20 Sessions - $640 Register 
  • 30 Minute Session - Riverwalk
    Fee per 30 minute session  
    1 Session - $37 Register
    5 Sessions - $185 Register
    10 Sessions - $350 Register
    20 Sessions - $640 Register
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.


  • 60 Minute Session - 5 Sessions - Mount Airy
    Cost: $90 per session | $225 per person

    Register
  • 60 Minute Session - 10 Sessions - Mount Airy
    Cost: $80 per session | $400 per person

    Register
  • 60 Minute Session - 5 Sessions - Riverwalk
    Cost: $90 per session | $225 per person

    Register
  • 60 Minute Session - 10 Sessions - Riverwalk
    Cost: $80 per session | $400 per 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. Min. 4 participants/Max. 6 participants. All participants must pay in full prior to group session start.

  • 60 Minute Session - 10 Sessions - Mount Airy
    10 sessions - $150 per person

    Register
  • 60 Minute Session - 20 Sessions - Mount Airy
    20 sessions - $300 per person

    Register
  • 60 Minute Session - 10 Sessions - Riverwalk
    10 sessions - $150 per person

    Register
  • 60 Minute Session - 20 Sessions - Riverwalk
    20 sessions - $300 per person

    Register
Tri Pack Personal Training Introductory Offer (Ages 10 years and above)

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


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Wellness
Delay the Disease Classes
Somerset Hills YMCA now offers group exercise for people with Parkinson's disease. Delay the Disease is a fitness program designed to empower those living with Parkinson's disease by helping delay the progression of symptoms and successfully managing the disease. Members only.


  • Delay the Disease - Level 1
    Delay the Disease Level 1 is a chair-based class with no getting up and down from the floor. Classes are held in the Dance Studio.

  • Delay the Disease - Level 2
    In Delay the Disease Level 2, adults must be able to walk independently and get up and down from the floor. Classes are held in the Dance Studio.

  • Delay the Disease - Mixed Level
    All levels are welcome in the Delay the Disease Mixed Level. Classes are held in the Teen Center.

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 via webmail. ​

Kids Yoga (Ages 5 years to 11 years)

Empower your child, age 5 years to 11 years, to keep the pressure of life from homework, endless school activities, and competition at bay by letting them experience yoga. This practice shows how to relax and revitalize spirit, mind, and body. It helps develop enhanced body awareness, self-control, flexibility and coordination and these skills can be carried beyond the yoga class into daily routines. Kids should bring their own yoga mat.

For more information, please contact Lisa Pensabene at 908 766 7898 x548 or via webmail.

View schedule for days and times

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA
A holistic, free, small group, 12-week strength and wellness program for adult cancer patients and survivors who have become de-conditioned or chronically fatigued from their treatment and/or disease. We help patients build muscle mass and muscle strength, increase flexibility and endurance, and improve functional ability. The program can also help reduce the severity of therapy side effects, prevent unwanted weight changes, and improve energy levels and self-esteem. Participants learn to develop their own physical fitness program so they can continue to practice a healthy lifestyle as a way of life. Certified YMCA fitness instructors are trained in the elements of cancer, post rehab exercise, and supportive cancer care.

For more information, contact Lisa Pensabene at 908 766 7898 x 548 or via webmail.



  • Spring Session

    Session Dates:

    The winter session will run May 8 through July 26 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30am - 12:45pm or 6:00 - 7:15pm.

     

Wellness Classes, Walks & Hikes (Ages 12 years and above)
To receive email updates regarding hikes (details and/or cancellations), please contact Susan Riggio or Mason Hoeller.

  • Recreational Walk

    This walk is an introduction to hiking and a great opportunity to enjoy nature while building your skills on the trail. Walk is at a moderate pace on flat to gentle rolling hills covering approximately 4 miles. Weather permitting. Wednesdays from 9:00am to 11:00am. Advance registration required. Free for Y members. $15 per event for potential members. Led by Mason Hoeller

  • Thursday Outdoor Adventure Fitness Hikes

    Build endurance on this vigorous hike covering 8 to 10 miles of hilly terrain. This hike is about 3+ hours and is for individuals who exercise 3 to 4 times a week. Weather permitting. Advance registration required. Free for Y members, $15 per event for potential members. Led by Mason Hoeller.

  • Tuesday Cardio Challenge Hikes

    Expect to sweat on this fast paced hike covering 8 to 10 miles (or more) of hilly to steep terrain. This hike is about 4 hours long and is for experienced hikers who have an established endurance base. Sign up is required; register at the Welcome Center. Weather permitting. Tuesdays at 9:30am.  $15 per event.

  • Yoga at Clarence Dillon Library

    Learn the basics of Yoga as a gentle, effective approach to being fit. Registration is required. Limited to 50 spots. To register or for more information, please call the Library front desk at 908 234 2325. Clarence Dillon Library, 2336 Lamington Rd, Bedminster, NJ 07921. $5 per class, collected at the door.

    Age Day|Time Duration Cost
    All M - 8:00 am
    W - 4:30 pm
    Th - 9:00 am
    60 min Member - Free
    Community - $5

  • Triathlete Clinic

    Monthly workshops, classes and activities of interest to triathletes and general membership at little or no charge. See the branch schedule for details. For more information, please contact Lynne Applebaum at 908 766 7898 x522 or via webmail.

Youth Exercise Classes (Ages 7 years to 12 years)

We offer youth exercises classes that are specially designed to encourage kids ages 7 to 12 to develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime. Classes we offer include youth circuit, boot camp, tween yoga, and zumba; all classes are from 4:15 - 5:00pm.

For more information, please contact Lisa Pensabene at 908 766 7898 x548 or via webmail.

View schedule for days and times for all youth fitness offerings

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ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS

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B. Fit Beginner Fitness Program (Ages 18 years and above)

At the Y, we make it easier for you to take the first step to a healthier life. Our free 12-week Beginner Fitness (B. Fit) Program, for members aged 18+, offers a private fitness space where you'll learn how to use the fitness equipment and how to exercise safely. Plus, you’ll have one-on-one attention from our Wellness Coaches to create a fitness routine that helps you reach your personal goals.

Beginner Fitness Program Details

For more information, please contact the wellness coach via webmail.
Getting to Know You Program
Assessing your current fitness level is a good start to any fitness program. By establishing your baseline fitness measurements, you can accurately plan your exercise and track your progress.

For new members we offer, a free equipment orientation, a free health assessment and a free 30-minute personal training session. Register for the program at the Welcome Center. You will be contacted by our Wellness staff to schedule your appointment.
Senior Fitness

Our Senior Adult fitness classes for active older adults include:

  • Small Group Exercise Classes including Zumba Gold, Strength & Balance, Mellow Step, Yoga, Yogalates, Core & Flexibility

  • Kinesis sessions for seniors takes traditional exercises (like chest press or a row) and combines them with functional movements (like reaching, squatting, bending). It develops balance, core/overall strength, and flexibility for people of all fitness level

    Monday Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday   Friday
    Group Exercise Classes: Group Exercise Classes:
    Group Exercise Classes:
    Group Exercise Classes:
    Group Exercise Classes:
    AOA Conditioning Aquatics AOA Conditioning Aquatics AOA Conditioning
    Aquatics Kinesis Aquatics Barre Basics Aquatics
    Gentle Yoga Zumba Gold Gentle Yoga Chair Yoga
    Senior Yoga
    Zumba
      Senior Yoga Strength & Balance Zumba

      T'ai Chi Zumba  
        Zumba  


All members interested in learning how to use the cardiovascular and strength equipment may request a fitness orientation. These are free of charge.

For more information, contact Ginny Caporaso at 908 766 7898 x341 or via webmail.

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SPECIAL NEEDS

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Dance & Gymnastics (Ages 4 years to 16 years)

  • Music and Movement
    Specifically designed for children with special needs, this dance class teaches rhythm, movement and body awareness. Parent/Guardian must provide aid for class.

Fitness for Teens with Special Needs (Ages 14 years to 18 years)
  • Teen Fitness
    A group exercise class designed for teens with special needs. Participants will work on strength, cardio, balance and coordination.

Saturdays in Motion (SIM) (Ages 3 years to 15 years)

Recently celebrating its 26th anniversary, Saturdays in Motion is the longest running recreational program for children with autism in the United States. Children living with autism and their families join together at the Y on certain Saturdays for two hours of recreation at Somerset Hills YMCA. This program is run by YMCA volunteers who carefully guide the children through an hour of gym time and a second hour in the pool. Siblings are welcome. This mission-based program is free to the community.

Media Coverage of Saturdays in Motion

In an effort to ensure that we have adequate space and volunteers, and to ensure safety, we require that every child participating in SIM be pre-registered for each event. Walk-in registrations cannot be accepted. Parents must stay at the Y for the duration of the program. Program runs Fall - Spring.


You may register by phone by calling 908 766 7898 or online.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Jasinski at 908 766 7898 x503 or via webmail.



  • Saturdays in Motion
    At Saturdays in Motion, children living with autism and their families join together at the Y on certain Saturdays for two hours of recreation at the Somerset Hills YMCA. This program is run by YMCA volunteers who help monitor and guide the children through an hour of gym time and a second hour in the pool.

    At the Y, we understand the stress and challenges that often come with caring for an individual with special needs. We hope to support families with programs that offer fun and joy while helping you to connect and grow together through enriching experiences.

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EVENTS

  • Nov 20, 2018

    7:30 pm 

    Somerset Hills YMCA - Mt. Airy

    Career Forum: Visualization & Your Job Search | Nov. 20

  • Nov 27, 2018
    7:30 p.m.
    Somerset Hills YMCA - Mt. Airy

    Career Forum: Getting the Job You Should Want | Nov 27

  • Nov 29, 2018
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    Somerset Hills YMCA

    Diabetes Prevention Program Information Session | Nov. 29

  • Dec 4, 2018
    7:30 p.m.
    Somerset Hills YMCA - Mt. Airy

    Career Forum: 2018 Career Forum Alumni Session

  • Dec 7, 2018
    6:30 - 8:00pm
    Somerset Hills YMCA

    First Friday Crafts & Cocoa | December 7

  • Dec 11, 2018
    12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
    Somerset Hills YMCA

    Diabetes Prevention Program Information Session | Dec. 11

  • Dec 11, 2018
    7:30 p.m.
    Somerset Hills YMCA - Mt. Airy

    Career Forum: Personal Action Planning and Accountability | Dec. 11

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COMPLIMENTARY MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

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B. Fit Beginner Fitness Program (Ages 18 years and above)

At the Y, we make it easier for you to take the first step to a healthier life. Our free 12-week Beginner Fitness (B. Fit) Program, for members aged 18+, offers a private fitness space where you'll learn how to use the fitness equipment and how to exercise safely. Plus, you’ll have one-on-one attention from our Wellness Coaches to create a fitness routine that helps you reach your personal goals.

Beginner Fitness Program Details

For more information, please contact the wellness coach via webmail.
Equipment Orientations (Ages 11 years and above)

All members, 11 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 via webmail.

Family B. Fit Beginner Fitness Program (Ages 11 years and above)
Families can improve their physical and mental well-being utilizing our 8-week Beginner Fitness program at the Y. Wellness Coaches will track progress and write down goals. Suggestions will be given to the family to make healthier decisions both at home and at the Y.

WHEN (Program Starts): Monday, September 18
TIME: Appointments Available Mon – Thurs, 4:00–8:00pm 
WHERE: Somerset Hills YMCA 140 Mount Airy Road
COST: Free to All Y Members Ages 11+


For more information, please contact the wellness coach via webmail.
Fitness Assessment (Ages 11 years and above)

One of our trained Wellness staff members will lead your child through a fitness assessment to evaluate the child’s current fitness level. Testing includes cardiovascular, strength, and flexibility metrics and can be used as a starting point on your child’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 via webmail.

Getting to Know You Program
Assessing your current fitness level is a good start to any fitness program. By establishing your baseline fitness measurements, you can accurately plan your exercise and track your progress.

For new members we offer, a free equipment orientation, a free health assessment and a free 30-minute personal training session. Register for the program at the Welcome Center. You will be contacted by our Wellness staff to schedule your appointment.
Youth Wellness Orientation (Ages 11 years to 13 years)

For member between 11-13 years of age. This 30-minute orientation gives younger members the opportunity to learn safe and effective exercise principles through supervised practice on cardio and strength machines. After completing the session, participants are awarded a badge to be worn in the Wellness Center, which indicates they are allowed to exercise independently.

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

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CHILD CARE

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Kidz Korner (Babysitting for ages 3 months to 13 years)
  • Kidz Korner (Babysitting for ages 3 months to 13 years)

    Kidz Korner babysitting is complimentary and included in Adult and Family Memberships. It is open to children age 3 months to 13 years for two hours daily during normally scheduled hours. For children 3 to 6 months, we recommend our "Baby Time" program.

    Kidz Korner Policies & Release


    Kidz Korner Babysitting Hours (Riverwalk)
    Monday - Friday
    8:30am - 1:00pm
    Saturday 8:30am - 12:00pm
    Sunday Closed
    Baby Time Monday - Friday (3 to 6 months)
    11:00am -1:00pm

     

    For more information, please contact a Kidz Korner Coordinator at 908 766 7898 x574.

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JOIN THE Y

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Finding balance in life is so important. That’s why the Y is here for you every day, to ensure that you, your family and our community have the resources and support needed to learn, grow and thrive. With a focus on developing the potential of children, improving health and well-being, and giving back, your Y membership will bring about meaningful change in yourself and also in your community.

Learn more about the benefits of membership today.

Somerset Hills YMCA’s auxiliary fitness center is conveniently located in the Riverwalk Shopping Center in Basking Ridge, NJ. This location offers a state-of-the-art fitness center, innovative group exercise classes and babysitting services. The Somerset Hills YMCA main branch is located at 140 Mount Airy Road in Basking Ridge.

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OUR CAUSE IN ACTION

As a charitable organization, the Y's mission is to deliver programs and services that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. 

TOGETHERHOOD®

YMCA Food Drive 2018

Pictured above: Campers from across our 4 Camp locations recently collected 125 lbs of food for a local food bank.

Togetherhood is a member-led program that allows Y members to give back to their neighbors. Be part of something great and volunteer!
 
Learn more about volunteering at the Y today.