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IT’S A SEASON FOR CHANGE
OPEN HOUSE WEEK - 9/8 - 9/14
TRY THE Y FOR FREE!
We are beginning to put together a busy fall
season. Check out more information inside!
SOMETHING FUN
FOR EVERYONE!
AQUATICS - SPORTS - WELLNESS
Registration open for all Fall I programs
Fall II session begins October 27
CHECK OUT OUR
UPCOMING EVENTS
HALLOWEEN at the YMCA
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24th
Family Fun Friday Events Every Month!
2014 CENTENNIAL AWARDS
FOR HEALTHY LIVING
Celebrating individuals in our community who
nurture, support and guide others to achieve
health and wellbeing. Details on the back page.
PRINCETON FAMILY YMCA
2014 FALL INFORMATION GUIDE
59 Paul Robeson Place - princetonymca.org
YMCA MEMBERSHIP
JOIN TODAY!
When you join the Y, you're not just joining a gym; you're joining a cause and becoming a
member of our family. We are proud of the great work we do here at the Y to positively
impact you, your family, and our community.
Our Y offers a variety of membership types and rates to accommodate our diverse
membership and to best serve our community. Financial assistance is also available to
those in need through our Membership Assistance Program.
BECOME A FULLFACILITY MEMBER!
Membership comes with great benefits:
» Join a friendly organization that values and
supports everyone in your family.
» Focus on your overall health and well being in our
Jim & Nancye Fitzpatrick Wellness Center.
» Make friends and discover a sense of community
in over 50 group exercise classes offered weekly.
» Take comfort knowing your child is cared for in
our safe, supervised space while you workout.
» Give your children a fun place to play and
learn life skills in our youth programs.
» Your membership creates meaningful
change not just for you, but also for
your community.
MEMBERSHIP RATES
Member Type
Full Facility Adult
Full Facility Family
Full Facility Active Older
Adult
Full Facility Active Older
Adult Family
Full Facility College/
Student
Full Facility Teen
Full Facility Youth
Joiners’ Fee
$150
Monthly Rate
$65
$150
$99
$150
$57
$150
$89
$45
$30
$45
$25
$0
$17
CALL US TODAY TO SCHEDULE A TOUR!
609-497-YMCA (9622)
Or visit us at
59 Paul Robeson Place
OPEN HOUSE WEEK
FREE TO THE PUBLIC
OPEN HOUSE WEEK
SPECIALS & EVENTS!
SEPTEMBER 8 -14
All week long, our doors are open to the
community for no cost whatsoever! Come
exercise in our recently renovated Jim and
Nancye Fitzpatrick Wellness Center, take a group
exercise class with one of our instructors, enter
to win a healthy living prize, enjoy time with your
family, or drop into a specially planned event.
COME CHECK
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Facility is open to all adults in the
community seeking a healthy lifestyle.
VISIT OUR WEBPAGE FOR COMPLETE SCHEDULE!
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Signature of Code of Conduct required!
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Youth under 18 are also welcome when
accompanied by a parent/adult.
Signature of Code of Conduct/Waiver required!
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Drop in and take any class on our group
exercise schedule.
Learn about our top-quality, educational
childcare program. To speak with the
director, drop in for coffee any weekday
morning at 10am in the Child Development
Center.
Schedule a FREE fitness assessment!
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Monday, Sept 8, 9-11am: Free tasting in the Terra Learning Kitchen!
Tuesday, Sept 9, 4:15pm-5:15pm: Active Kids Fitness Program!
Ages 8-13, this complete fitness class introduces participants to a
variety of games and activities designed to improve fitness and
coordination.
Wed, Sept 10, 12:00pm– 1:00pm: Easy Flow Yoga! SMB Studio
Thursday, Sept 11, 5:30pm-6:30pm: FAMILY ZUMBA: ages 5- 10,
with parent. Everyone can get in on the fun with Family Zumba!
Zumba’s fusion of Latin and international music and dance creates a
dynamic, exciting and effective cardio workout the whole family will
enjoy. Located in the SMB Studio
Friday, Sept 12, 9-11am: Free tasting in the Terra Learning Kitchen!
Saturday, Sept 13, 9am-2pm: BOKWA! A dance-based fitness class
that incorporates elements of kickboxing and other aerobic moves,
and combines them into a fun and energizing workout. Bowka brings
together combinations of steps, based on the shape of letters and
numbers, in an exciting cardio workout that is appropriate for
everyone from age 4 to 94!
Sunday, Sept 14, 3pm-3:55pm: Free Family Swim Time!
The whole family is invited to enjoy free time in the Princeton YMCA
pool. (All YMCA pool rules apply.)
Sunday, Sept 14, 6:35pm-7:55pm: Free Adult Swim Time!
Quiet time in the pool for adults - mostly for lap swimmers.
Open Gym time offered daily - Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
mornings from 6am -8am: Basketball Pick-up games available!
New Members save %50 off the Joiner’s Fee
Current Members can Bring A Buddy and save $25 off their
next month’s membership fees
Free fitness assessments scheduled all week long
10% off Personal Training Packages for New Members!
FOR HEALTHY LIVING
GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
At the Y, we offer a wide variety of exercise classes.
Group exercise is a great opportunity to improve your
fitness level, lose weight and condition your muscles.
To try a class, arrive 5–10 minutes prior to its start,
and let the instructor know that it's your first time
and/or any special circumstances, so the instructor can
recommend appropriate modifications. You are
encouraged to work at your own pace, and we strive to
accommodate all levels of fitness. With our flexible
schedule, you are able to attend any class at any time
that fits your schedule! Group Exercise classes are for
members ages 12 & up. Members age 10 & 11 years
old may attend if accompanied by a parent or guardian
over age 18.
All Group Exercise classes are INCLUDED in your
membership for Full-Facility Members at no additional
cost!
Visit our website or our Member Services Desk for a
current schedule of classes and a list of class
descriptions.
A sample of our classes:
 Abs Plus
 Body Pump
 Cardio Fusion
• Walk Fit
 Kickboxing
• Move it to Lose it
• Power Pilates
• Spanda
• VIM
• ZUMBA
AND SO MUCH MORE!
WELLNESS CENTER
Our state-of-the-art fitness center provides excellent
cross-training benefits with strength training and
cardiovascular equipment. Our LifeFitness strength
machines and free weights can be used for resistance
training. We have a variety of cardiovascular machines
including treadmills, elliptical cross trainers, steppers,
and upright and recumbent stationary bicycles.
Visit our Wellness Center Desk to schedule one of
your free Wellness Coaching sessions with your new
membership!
LIVESTRONG AT
THE YMCA
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a FREE 12-week group
training program designed for all cancer survivors.
The program includes cardiovascular exercise, strength
training, flexibility training, and balance, and much
more. Participants receive one-on-one attention in a
group setting, which creates a safe and comfortable
workout environment. For more information, contact
Kristin Leung at 609-497-9622 ext 223 or email
[email protected]
BOLLYWOOD CARDIO FITNESS
NEW AT THE YMCA!
A fun, high intensity and easy to follow dance cardio class
inspired by Bollywood dance movements, choreographed to
a set of upbeat Bollywood music and international pop numbers.
THURSDAYS
1:30-2:30pm
Buck Group Exercise Studio
free for full-facility
members & their guests
BOKWA
NEW AT THE YMCA!
What is Bokwa? A dance-based fitness class that incorporates
elements of kickboxing and other aerobic moves, and combines
them into a fun and energizing workout. Bowka brings together
combinations of steps, based on the shape of letters and
numbers, in an exciting cardio workout that is appropriate for
everyone from age 4 to 94! If you love the energy and fun of
Zumba, you will LOVE Bokwa!
THURSDAYS
8:00-9:00am
GX Studio
SATURDAYS
7:00-8:00pm
Sport Court
FOR HEALTHY LIVING
TERRA LEARNING KITCHEN
A KITCHEN WITH A MISSION
At the TERRA LEARNING KITCHEN (TLK) we strive to nurture the minds and bodies of our community
by offering a combination of healthy meals and snacks with nutrition education classes and cooking
workshops. We will use only the freshest ingredients, focusing on locally sourced and seasonally
available produce. We aim to provide gluten free and richly plant based options in our menu. All of
our products and classes shall be delivered consistently and with friendly instruction. Terra Learning
Kitchen will allow our customers’ access to meals that are both great tasting and nutrient dense.
Terra learning kitchen is a place to feed your soul by nourishing your body and educating your mind.
Can Away at The TLK Canning Series:
Join us as we educate you on the basics of hot water bath canning
technique and safety. Through these classes you will not only get
more confident in your canning skills but also learn the benefits of
canning fruits and vegetables while in season in order to enjoy them
in those cold winter months.
All classes are taught by Marian Bolum a Cornell University
Cooperative Extension, Master Food Preserver and educator.
Jersey Tomatoes
Wednesday, August 20th, 6:30-8:30pm
Class Size: 12-17 participants
Cost: $60.00 per person
Mommy & Me Cooking Class Series:
Instructor: Margo Allen
Mondays, 5:00- 6:30pm
Cost: $180
Ages 4+
Enjoy a special kitchen experience with
your child as we learn the importance of
food measurement, safety, and of course,
deliciously healthy recipes using fresh and
local ingredients! This 6 week class runs
from September 22nd to October 27th.
Learn how to can whole and crushed tomatoes as well as a rocking
bloody Mary mix! Learn the potential of these jarred gems as you
discuss how they can be made into gazpacho, soup, brucshetta, chili
and so much more!
Couples Cooking Class:
Three Course Meal
Tuesday, September 23rd, 6-8pm
Oh My Dill, PICKLES!
Learn recipes and techniques that will make
eating at home much more fun! Mediterra’s
Sous Chef Sean Carner puts a new spin on
your average date night. Featuring a three
course menu of traditional dishes that are
sure to please your pallet!
Wednesday, September 17th, 6:30-8:30pm
Class Size: 12-17 participants
Cost: $60.00 per person
Classics will not be overlooked in this class as participants will learn
how to make both a dill and bread n’ butter pickles. Participants will
also learn how to make Giardiniera or Italian pickled vegetable mix.
Soups On!
Wednesday, October 15th, 6:30-8:30pm
Class Size: 12-17 participants
Cost: $60.00 per person
In this class you’ll learn how to can you own homemade vegetable
stock, beans and ratatouille.
Fall Favorites
Wednesday, November 19th, 6:30-8:30pm
Class Size: 12-17 participants
Cost: $60.00 per person
Apples, pumpkins and cranberries can’t you just taste it? Take these
amazing fall staples and turn them into treats you can enjoy long
after the fall has gone. In this class students will learn how to make a
pumpkin butter and apple cranberry compote.
Holiday Gifts
Wednesday, December 17th, 6:30-8:30pm
Class Size: 12-17 participant
Cost: $60.00 per person
Sunshine Jelly with lemon and honey and a special spicy
cinnamon treat.
Pie Making Class:
Seasonal Fall Pies
Wednesday, October 29th, 6-8pm
Having a selection of sweet pies on your
holiday menu is a must! In this class you
will learn the essentials
to making delectable fall
favorites that will have
your guests asking for
your baking secrets!
Call (609) 580-1664 to sign - up
for one or all of these classes today!
Offering delicious lunches &
take-home dinners daily!
Hours: M-F 8:00am - 7:00pm
FOR HEALTHY LIVING
YOUTH & TEEN WELLNESS
EXERCISE, LEARN AND PLAY, AFTER THE SCHOOL DAY!
DODGE GYMNASIUM
From practicing your free throw, to playing a pickup game with your friends, our full-size basketball gymnasium is the perfect
place to come after school. The Dodge Gymnasium is open to members of all ages every day of the week! See our gym
schedule for daily hours. The Dodge Gymnasium is supervised Monday - Friday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
FITZPATRICK WELLNESS CENTER
Teens ages 15 and up are invited to work out on their own in the newly renovated Wellness Center, offering a variety of
cardio, circuit and free weight equipment.
Youth ages 12-14 may use the Wellness Center after successful completion of a Teen Orientation, and those ages 10-11 may
use the cardiovascular equipment with parental supervision.
YOUTH & TEEN FITNESS
Our youth fitness programs are designed to develop our
children into physically strong kids but more importantly
into kids of strong character. Physical education is one of
the best ways to promote youth fitness. Our goal is to
provide safe, effective physical activity programs to keep
kids moving while having fun. Visit our website for a current
list of all of our Kids ZUMBA, sports, and youth yoga!
ACTIVE KIDS: ages 8-13
A complete fitness class that introduces kids to a
variety of game and activities designed to improve
fitness and coordination!
Tuesdays 4:15-5:15pm, GX Studio
FAMILY ZUMBA: ages 5-10, with parent
7th GRADE INITIATIVE
The 7th Grade Initiative is a state-wide
program available at YMCAs all over New
Jersey. The Princeton Family Y is committed to
providing a safe, supportive place for our teens
and youth to stay healthy, hang out, and have
fun. In order for the 7th Grade students in our
community to get the most out of the Y, the
7th Grade Initiative includes a one-year
Membership to the Princeton Family YMCA.
To get started:
Everyone can get in on the fun with Family Zumba! Zumba’s
fusion of Latin and international music and dance creates a
dynamic, exciting and effective cardio workout the whole
family can enjoy.
Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm , SMB Studio - begins 9/25
• Bring your student ID or report card
YOUTH & TEEN BOOT CAMP: ages 12-17
• Get your Y Membership ID
Teens will enhance strength and flexibility through
participation in a wide variety of fun and engaging
total body conditioning activities.
Wednesdays 5:00-5:45pm GX Studio
ZUMBA KIDS: ages 8-13
Zumba Kids classes are rockin',
high-energy fitness parties packed
with specially choreographed,
youth-friendly routines and all the
music kids love to groove to in a
group, like hip-hop, reggaeton,
cumbia and more.
Mondays, 5:30 - 6:15pm
Spirit, Mind & Body Studio
• Ask a parent or guardian to come along
• Fill out some simple paperwork
Start using your YMCA membership right away!
FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Y ACHIEVERS
Y SCHOLARS
A College Readiness, Academic
Achievement, and Career Development
Program for Minority Youth
The Y Scholars program is an extracurricular educational and
team mentoring program that supports minority youth in the
5th - 12th grades that provides support for the college
application process and features career exploration, character
and values development and service learning opportunities.
Volunteer adult role models - or Y Scholar Mentors encourage participants to aspire to high standards, excel in
school and attend college to achieve their goals .
For more information, email [email protected]
Y SCHOLARS MENTORS NEEDED!
Do you have 6 - 10 hours a month to change a
young person's life in a positive and meaningful
way? The Princeton Family YMCA needs adult
volunteers who are willing to attend two sessions
per month with middle and high school students,
share in group sessions, and be matched with one
or two students to encourage and support their
achievement throughout the year.
Contact Denise Soto at 609-497-9622 x 209 or
[email protected] for information on how
you can make a difference today.
COMMITTED & FAITHFUL
PRINCETONIANS
The Y’s Committed and Faithful Princetonians program wants
to motivate children to learn to achieve excellence in school,
and develop social skills. Group leaders Fern and Larry Spruill
and their corps of volunteers do this by working with
community leaders, the schools, the churches, the police, and
other non-profit organizations in the community. The group
meets bi-weekly and enjoys a sit-down dinner together,
prepared by Fern herself, before hearing a presentation from
a local volunteer leader. The group also plans and raises
funds to share in fun, social activities throughout the year.
For more information or to learn about volunteer and
speaking opportunities, please contact Fern Spruill at
[email protected]
YMCA HISTORY FACT
Y Achievers programs started in Houston, TX in 1967 to provide African American teens with a
positive sense of self and aspirations for professional careers in the workforce, the purpose of
YMCA Black Achievers is “to help teens of color set and pursue high educational and career goals
resulting in graduation and acceptance to an institution of higher learning.” Black Achievers
programs meet weekly or bi-weekly throughout the year at local YMCAs, high schools or college
campuses all over the country. Through academic aid, career exploration and mentoring, this
program helps youth to raise their academic standards, develop a positive sense of self, build
character, explore diverse college and career options, and learn from role models who inspire
them to greater heights.
FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
OUTH SPORTS
Like many sports programs, YMCA coaches
lead players through drills and games that
build skills, develop coordination and enhance
a love of the game.
But what sets us a part is our philosophy 
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We ensure everyone participates;
We emphasize the development of the YMCA's core
values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
Fill your child’s free hours with safe, fun activities led
by caring YMCA staff
FALL I CLASSES
Wednesday Classes:
First Class Sept 3
Last Class Oct 22
Saturday Classes:
First Class Sept 6
Last Oct 26
NOTE: A minimum of 5 kids are needed in order to run any
sport class. If the minimums are not met, a request will be
made to change to another class or a full refund will be
issued.
SportsMania
Ages: 4-5 year olds
SportsMania introduces children to a variety of sports each
week. Children will learn basic sports skills, coordination and
social abilities in a non-competitive atmosphere.
Super Sports
Ages: 6-8 year olds
A sports of all sorts class designed for
early school age children. Each class is
designed to focus on a different sport,
game or skill to keep child active and
engaged. Think MVP Summer camp,
but all year long!
Soccer
Ages: 4 - 6
Players will learn passing, shooting, dribbling,
and trapping in the outdoor setting.
Classes will begin with stretches, warm ups,
and drills followed by scrimmages.
WEDNESDAY
SATURDAY
SPORTS MANIA
Ages: 4-5
Time: 4:45pm-5:30pm
Location: Gym B
Fee: FF-$65 / PM-$105
SPORTS MANIA
Ages: 4-5
Time: 9:00am-9:45am
Location: Gym A
Fee: FF-$65 / PM-$105
SUPER SPORTS
Ages: 6-8
Time: 5:30pm-6:15pm
Location: Gym B
Fee: FF-$65 / PM-$105
SOCCER
Ages: 4-6
Time: 10:00am-10:45am
Location: Field / Gym A
Fee: FF-$65 / PM-$105
SUPER SPORTS
Ages: 6-8
Time: 11:00am—11:45am
Location: Gym A
Fee: FF-$65 / PM-$105
Youth Basketball Leagues & Clinics
REGISTERING NOW FOR ALL FALL
BASKETBALL LEAGUES & CLINICS
BEGINNING IN OCTOBER!
We offer a coed programs designed to teach the skills of
the game, stress the importance of teamwork, and have
fun. Skills, drills, and game play will very among age
groups. Visit our website to see a complete listing of
offerings and schedules.
FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
YOUTH SPORTS
FENCING
We offer a wide range of classes for all ages and skill level.
With the number of students going on to High School
fencing teams and fencers getting ready for USFA (United
States Fencing Association) competitions, students whose
goal is to be competitive will require more than one lesson
per week. This schedule and the number of classes offered
will allow students to achieve this goal. Those students
wishing to take additional classes during the session may
take the next level higher for their second class. Example:
Students choosing Intermediate Foil 1 may take an
Intermediate Foil 2 class as their additional class for that
session, those taking #2 may take a #3 class in addition
and so on. For more information visit www.phyfencing.com!
Please note: With the exception of Beginner Students, all
fencers are encouraged to have electrical fencing
equipment for electric fencing class.
Preferred pricing will be offered on Multiple classes:
First Class = regular price
Second class in same session = 15% off
Each additional class = 20% off each
Electric fencing on Saturday night will still be 50%
off if taken with a lesson class.
Instructor: Charles Hurley
All classes ages: 10 to adult
Dates: Classes begin 9/8/2014
November fencing will be open fencing held in GYM B on Thursdays from 7pm
-10pm and Saturdays 5pm-8pm (excluding Thanksgiving break weekend)
Class Fee: Monday or Tuesday classes (11 classes total) @ $313
Saturday or Thursday class (10 classes total) @ $285
BIRTHDAY PARTIES!
Come Celebrate With Us!
The Princeton Family YMCA is a great place for your
party! Each party is 2 hours long, and is staffed by a
host who will assist you with any requests.
The first hour of the party offers the special activity
chosen by you from our options, and the second hour
will be free time in our gymnasium for any food, drinks,
cake, or games you may wish to provide.
SPORTS PARTY: SUNDAYS 2PM-4PM
Choose your favorite sport! We provide a coach for the
first hour of your party to run sports and games of
your choice!
SPLASH PARTY: SATURDAYS 3PM-5PM
First hour is spent in our pool! We provide a dedicated
lifeguard for the event and recommend that your
guests arrive about 15 minutes early to get changed if
necessary.
ZUMBA PARTY: SUNDAYS 2PM-4PM
The Zumba Kids program is the ultimate dance-fitness
party for young Zumba fans, where they can play it out
and rock with friends to their own rules! A full hour of
non-stop fun for the birthday honoree and friends,
with dancing and games to Latin and
international beats.
CLASSES INSTRUCTED BY CHARLES HURLEY
MONDAY
TUESDAY
THURSDAY
SATURDAY
6:00-7:30pm
Int. Foil 2
4:00-5:30pm
Beg. Foil 2
Int. Foil 1
4:00-5:30pm
Int. Foil 2
12:00-1:30pm
Int. Foil 1
Int. Foil 2
7:30-9:30pm
Epee 1
5:30-7:00pm
Int. Foil 3
5:30-7:30pm
Epee 3
2:00-3:30pm
Beg. Foil 1
7:00-10:30pm
Epee 2
Epee 3
7:30-10:00pm
Adv. Foil & Epee
Adult Fencing
4:00-5:30pm
Int. Foil 3 and
Epee (all levels)
1st Class 9/8
Last Class 12/15
1st Class 9/19
Last Class 12/16
1st Class 9/11
Last Class 12/18
NO Class 10/30
Instructor: Marcos Lucchetti
All classes ages: 10 to adult
Dates: Classes begin 9/9/2014
Fee: $425 (15 classes total)
TUESDAY
THURSDAY
5:00-6:00pm
Adv. Fencing
6:30-7:30pm
Beg./Int. Foil
1st Class 9/9
Last Class 12/16
1st Class 9/11
Last Class 12/18
7:30–8:30pm
Inter/Adv
Ages 16 & up
1st Class 9/13
Last Class 12/13
6:00-8:00pm
Electric Foil & Epee
FEES: YMCA Members: $250 (up to 15 children)
Non-Members: $280 (up to 15 children)
*up to 10 additional guests for an additional $40
TO SCHEDULE A PARTY:
Contact Lauren McKinnon, Associate
Membership Director, at
[email protected]
for all birthday requests.
She will respond to
you within 48 hours
regarding availability
and details.
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
NOW ENROLLING FOR 2014-2015
SCHOOL YEAR: Infants through Pre-K
As the largest, non-profit child care providers in the
United States, the YMCA focuses on a strong
commitment to families, recognizing the immediate need
for quality, affordable child care. The Princeton Family
YMCA has been serving children for over 23 years. Each
child receives individual attention under the care of
experienced professionals. Our year-round program offers
a range of educational programs that meet each child’s
individual needs.
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CPR & First Aid-certified Staff
Convenient full day hours from 7:30am-6:00pm
Experienced, professional, multi-lingual staff
Fun-filled and engaging activities
Nutritious snacks
STATE-APPROVED CURRICULUM!
The Creative Curriculum is used in all of our classrooms.
All staff have been trained by our Creative Curriculum
specialist who meets with teachers on a weekly basis to
ensure classroom quality.
FUN-FILLED AND ENGAGING ACTIVITIES!
Polar Bears and Kinder Prep classrooms utilize the
culturally rich downtown neighborhood of Princeton to
supplement their curriculum studies. A walk to the
library or a visit to the weekly Farmer’s Market is
commonly used as a supplement to our curriculum studies.
INSTRUCTED SWIMMING AND GYM CLASSES!
Our littlest members of the YMCA participate in the CATCH
program, the Coordinated Approach To Childhood Health,
a specialized program unique to YMCA’s in New Jersey.
Children are also introduced to good nutrition habits and
making healthy choices. Twice a week, our Polar Bears and
Kinder Prep classrooms participate in swimming on site in
our indoor heated pool!
WEEKLY MUSIC PROGRAM
The Princeton YMCA Child Development Center is
partnered with the Westminster Conservatory of Princeton
to offer weekly music classes for our infants through Pre-K
rooms.
ALL CDC FULL-TIME ENROLLED FAMILIES
RECEIVE A FULL-FACILITY MEMBERSHIP FOR THE
ENTIRE FAMILY VALUED AT OVER $1000!
BABY
BEARS
TEDDY
BEARS
KOALA
BEARS
POLAR
BEARS
KINDER
PREP
8 weeks to
18 months
18 months
to
2 1/2 years
2 1/2 years
to
3 years
3 years to
4 years
4 years to
5 years
Additional Enrichment
Activities Available
During School Time
Yoga Kids: ages 2 1/2 - 4
Children are natural yogis because of
their "in the moment" attitude. Yoga
nourishes their minds, bodies and spirits,
satisfies their love of physical activity
and need for creative expression and
paves the way for a life-long tradition of
health and fitness.
Wednesdays
Times: 9:30-10:10am, 10:20-11:00am
Location: Spirit, Mind & Body Studio
Fee: FF-$75 / PM-$120
SportsMania: ages: 4 - 5
SportsMania introduces children to a
variety of sports each week. Children
will learn basic sports skills,
coordination and social abilities in a
non-competitive atmosphere.
Wednesdays
Time: 4:45am-5:30am
Location: Gym B
Fee: FF-$75 / PM-$120
FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
AFTERSCHOOL & YZONE
OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME
Y ZONE PROGRAM
MY AFTER SCHOOL HOME (MASH)
The YMCA’s Y Zone program provides families with a safe
and affordable option for childcare on days when school
is not in session, while providing their children with a
theme-based day of imagination, friendship and fun
activities. This program is opened to any full facility or
program member of the YMCA regardless of what school
is attended. Children ages 5 to 12 years old are invited
to spend their out-of-school time with the YMCA where
they can play games, make arts and crafts and share in a
variety of Y favorites under the supervision of trained
caregivers. A schedule of the day will be posted to our
website a week prior. Almost everyday involves
swimming at the YMCA pool!
The Princeton Family YMCA's "MASH" (My After School Home)
program provides children in kindergarten through 5th grade a
safe, secure environment in which to grow and learn.
Currently located in Princeton and Montgomery schools, the
YMCA's MASH program features a variety of age-appropriate
activities that are imaginative, enriching and fun, such as
learning new languages, practicing conflict resolution among
peers, and participating in community service projects. A daily
snack is provided.
2014-2014 School Year
All Y Zone days will be held at the Princeton Family
YMCA. Current YMCA After School students with Full
Time tuition will receive five days for this school year
included in their tuition payments. All Y Zone days are
pay as you need! You may sign up for all of them, or pick
and choose the ones you need care for most!
FEES: (Unless otherwise noted)
Full Facility Members: $50 per day
Program Members: $65 per day
PRINCETON YOUNG ACHIEVERS
Contact - Rosie Segovia 609.497.9622
ext 203 or [email protected]
Princeton Young Achievers (PYA) is a unique after-school
program that helps children from low and moderateincome neighborhoods improve their school performance
and English language skills.
The program provides homework assistance and
educational support on a daily basis, from 3:00pm to
5:30pm, to children in Kindergarten through 5th grade.
To participate in the program children must be
eligible for free and reduced lunch and/or reside
in one of Princeton's affordable housing
communities. Princeton Young Achievers
operates three learning centers that are easily
accessible to participating students - at the
Henry Pannell Center, the Littlebrook School and
the Crimmins Learning Center at Princeton
Community Village. Note: Princeton Young
Achievers (PYA) serves students from all
Princeton Public Elementary Schools.
Contact - Leigh Zink 609.497.9622 ext 201
or [email protected]
A broad schedule in the MASH program includes:
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Homework help
Organized sports & games
Enrichment programs
Arts & crafts
Supervised free play
CATCH Program
2014-2015 School Year Locations:
MONTGOMERY TWP SCHOOLS
Orchard Hill Elementary School
244 Orchard Road
Skillman, NJ 08558
Village Elementary School
100 Main Blvd.
Skillman, NJ 08558
Lower Middle School
373 Burnt Hill Road
Skillman, NJ 08558
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Upper Middle School
375 Burnt Hill Road
Skillman, NJ 08558
PRINCETON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Johnson Park Elementary
285 Rosedale Rd
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
Littlebrook Elementary
39 Magnolia Lane
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
FALL I 2014: September 1 - October 26
FALL II 2014: October 27 - December 21
PARENT & CHILD CLASSES
SHRIMP: class ratio: 1:10
6 months through 23 months old - with parent
Parent and child classes are taught as a combined session
with you, the parent, accompanying your child in the
water. In this program, fundamental safety and aquatic
skills are taught to both you and your swimmer and
reinforced through songs, water “play” and a lot of
bonding and confidence building. Swim diapers required
for all children.
THURSDAY: 3:30pm-4:00pm
SUNDAY: 4:45pm-5:15pm
PERCH: class ratio: 1:10
24 through 48 months old - with parent
Designed for children who have a little more body control,
this program is a continuation of the Shrimp program and
is a transition to the Preschool Swim Lesson program.
Instructors will lead you in teaching your swimmer basic
swimming technique and safety skills including safe
entry/exit, jumps, floats and kicks. Swim diapers required
for any child not fully potty trained.
TUESDAY: 7:00pm-7:30pm
SUNDAY: 6:00pm-6:30pm
PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS
3 through 5 years old - without parent
PIKE (BEGINNER): class ratio 1:5
This class is designed for your beginner level preschool
swimmer and helps your child first adjust to the water,
and then develop independent movement. Basic stroke
and kicking skills, floating, and pool safety is taught and
confidence in the water is increased.
TUESDAY: 4:00pm-4:30pm / 7:00pm-7:30pm
THURSDAY: 4:00pm-4:30pm
SATURDAY: 1:45pm-2:15pm
SUNDAY: 4:45pm-5:15pm / 6:00pm-6:30pm
EEL (INTERMEDIATE): class ratio 1:6
This class is for your intermediate level preschool
swimmer who can swim at least 10 feet without a
floatation device. Stroke technique on front, back and
side are improved and endurance built. Diving skills are
introduced.
TUESDAY: 4:00pm-4:30pm / 7:00pm-7:30pm
THURSDAY: 4:00pm-4:30pm
SATURDAY: 1:45pm-2:15pm
SUNDAY: 4:45pm-5:15pm / 6:00pm-6:30pm
GUPPY (INTERMEDIATE): class ratio 1:8 - Ages 6-10
This level is for your child who is comfortable in the water and
able to swim at least 15-20 feet without a flotation device. Your
swimmer should also be comfortable gliding and floating with face
in water. Breath control is taught as well as stroke technique on
front, back and side. Endurance is built and diving skills are
taught.
TUESDAY: 4:00pm-4:45pm / 7:30pm-8:15pm
THURSDAY: 4:00pm-4:45pm
SATURDAY: 1:00pm-1:45pm / 2:15pm-3:00pm
SUNDAY: 4:00pm-4:45pm / 5:15pm-6:00pm
MINNOW (ADV/INTERMEDIATE): class ratio 1:8 - Ages 6-12
Your child in Minnow is able to swim 50 - 100 yards of freestyle
with rotary breathing, backstroke, sidestroke and breaststroke.
These skills are refined, butterfly is taught and strength and
endurance are increased.
TUESDAY: 4:45pm-5:30pm / 7:30pm-8:15pm
THURSDAY: 4:45pm-5:30pm
SATURDAY: 1:00pm-1:45pm / 2:15pm-3:00pm
SUNDAY: 4:00pm-4:45pm / 5:15pm-6:00pm
FISH (ADVANCED): class ratio 1:10 - Ages 6-12
Fish is for swimmers who are comfortable swimming at least 100
yards of freestyle, 100 yards of backstroke and 100 yards of
breaststroke non-stop and have experience with butterfly. The
focus of this class is improving your swimmers’ stroke and turn
technique as well as endurance in preparation for pre-comp and
competitive swimming.
TUESDAY: 4:45pm-5:30pm / 7:30pm-8:15pm
THURSDAY: 4:45pm-5:30pm
SATURDAY: 2:15pm-3:00pm
SUNDAY: 5:15pm-6:00pm
ADULT & TEEN CLASSES: class ratio: 1:3 - Ages 13 and up
Adult 1 is a beginner class for teens and adults. This program is
designed for swimmers with little or no experience in the water.
Instructors will teach fundamental aquatic skills. Adult 2 is an
intermediate level class for teens and adults with some swimming
ability. Instructors will teach basic swimming drills and technique
to improve existing skills.
TEEN 1: SUNDAY 4:00pm-4:45pm
ADULT 2: SUNDAY 5:15pm-6:00pm
RAY (ADVANCED): class ratio 1:6
Designed for intermediate to advanced level preschool
swimmers, who are comfortable swimming at least 15
Parent/Child and Preschool Lessons
yards independently and swimming on both their front
Youth Lessons
and back. Stroke technique, endurance and diving skills
are refined.
Adult Lessons
Program fees reflect the number of class meetings for
TUESDAY: 3:30pm-4:00pm /
that particular day/time. For example, $98/$85 = $98 for
SNAP*
7:00pm-7:30pm
an 8-week session & $85 for a 7-week session.
SATURDAY: 1:45pm-2:15pm
Private
* = Call or come in to register for SNAP or semi-private
SUNDAY: 4:45pm-5:15pm
lessons. Regular private lessons may be registered
online. Private/SNAP lesson availability is not guaranteed.
Semi-Private*
FULL
FACILITY
PROGRAM
MEMBER
$98/$85
$130/$115
$110/$98
$165/$145
$125/$112
$180/$160
$205/$175
$260/$225
$255/$225
$310/$275
$383/$338
$465/$413
SWIM LESSON FEES
AQUATICS
YOUTH SWIM LESSONS
Ages 6 and up
POLLIWOG (BEGINNERS): class ratio 1:6 - Ages 6-10
This class is designed for your new and non-swimmer who is
uncomfortable or inexperienced in the water. It teaches basic
water skills including gliding with face in the water, floating, and
kicking. Your child learn water safety in and around water and
gain self-confidence.
TUESDAY: 4:00pm-4:45pm / 7:30pm-8:15pm
THURSDAY: 4:00pm-4:45pm
SATURDAY: 1:00pm-1:45pm
SUNDAY: 4:00pm-4:45pm
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
AQUATICS
FALL I 2014: September 2 - October 26
Pirates Competitive &
Pre-Competitive Swimming
Auditions will be held September 2, 3, 4, 5.
The Princeton Pirates Swim Team offers a variety of
stroke, turn, and technique programs for competitive and
pre-competitive level swimmers looking to improve their
skills during the off-season. At the end of each session
there will be an optional time trial mock meet to track the
swimmer’s progress. Read more to find the right group
for you!
PIRATES OFF-SEASON TRAINING (OST):
Designed for competitive level swimmers ages 9-17 years
old. Participants must be proficient in all four strokes and
able to commit to a minimum of 2 practices per week.
Coaches will assign swimmers to an “A” or “B” group
based on the results of their try out. Swimmers in the “B”
group will work on mastering techniques and increasing
endurance training. Swimmers in the “A” group will focus
on refining techniques and conditioning during the
off-season. Each group will complete dry land exercises
at the beginning of each practice.
BUCCANEERS:
An off-season training program specifically designed for
younger swimmers who are looking for an introduction to
competitive swimming. Buccaneers is open to swimmers
ages 5-8 years old who are proficient in freestyle and
backstroke, able to swim at least one lap of breaststroke
and butterfly, and perform a kneeling, standing, or racing
dive.
SHARKS:
This program is designed for pre-competitive swimmers
ages 7-16 years old who are working toward joining a
swim team, or those who enjoy swimming, but aren’t
ready for the commitment of a competitive level program.
Swimmers must have successfully completed YMCA
“FISH” classes or equivalent lesson program.
OTHER PROGRAM
INFORMATION
All Pirates programs are
available by audition only;
interested participants must
have a signed audition slip in
order to register.
Participants must be registered
for a minimum of two practices
per week.
Please email Head Coach
Tiffany Olszuk at
[email protected]
for more information or to
schedule a try out.
Competitive level swimmers ages 9-17
FOR THE COMMUNITY
AMERICAN RED CROSS
LIFEGUARD COURSE
The Princeton Family YMCA is an American Red Cross
Authorized Provider. ARC Lifeguard training will teach
participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent
and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content
and activities prepare participants to recognize and
respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and
prevent drownings and injuries.
CLASSES FOR NEW CERTIFICATIONS:
Tuesdays
September 2nd - October 14
6:30-10:30pm
COURSE FEES:
Full-Facility Member: $250
Program Member: $285
Non-member: $300
GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION:
 Minimum 25-hour course, not including required
pre-course test (details below).
 Upon successful completion of the course (see
Certification Requirements below), candidates will earn
an American Red Cross Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid
certificate, valid 2 years.
 100% attendance is required!
PREREQUISITES:
 Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled
session of the course.
 Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously,
demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.
Candidates may swim using the front crawl,
breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on
the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be
used.
 Complete the following within 1 minute, 40 seconds:
 Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be
in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
 Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to
10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
 Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back
to return to the starting point with both hands holding
the object and keeping the face at or near the surface
so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not
swim the distance under water. Exit.
 Tread water for 2 minutes, using legs only.
FREE EVENTS!
Join us at one of our many
fall events.
FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS!
Join us for a FUN FREE EVENT on scheduled Fridays
throughout the year. Make sure to follow us on
Facebook or visit our website regularly to see upcoming
events!
OPEN HOUSE
SEPTEMBER 8 –14, 2014
Join us for a group exercise class, come try out our new
wellness center, take a swim in the pool! This open
house week is open to everyone to experience the
difference the Y makes.
See our open house page for more info!
HALLOWEEN AT THE Y!
FRIDAY OCTOBER 24
Hello boys and GHOULS! Mark your calendars now for
our Fun FREE Family Event on Friday October 24 from
6pm-8pm! Bring the kids to the YMCA dressed in their
best Halloween costume for some Trunk or Treating.
Make sure you take a walk through our haunted trail, or
stop in the gym for tons of Halloween themed games
and crafts! It’s going to be SPOOK-TACULAR!
WE HAVE A BUSY FALL PLANNED!
EVEN MORE EVENTS ARE LISTED ON
OUR WEBSITE, OR LIKE US ON
FACEBOOK!
SPOOKY
FUN FOR
EVERYONE
HALLOWEEN AT THE Y
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24 at 6:00PM
PRINCETON FAMILY YMCA
59 Paul Robeson Place, Princeton
Hey boys and ghouls, it's time for Halloween at the Y!
A SPOOK-TACULAR FREE Family Fun Friday Event!
This year’s franken-tastic event will include:
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TRUNK OR TREAT ( Dangerously fun parking lot trick-or-treating )
SPOOKY TRAIL ( Beware! Keep Out! Danger! Caution! )
CARNIVAL GAMES AND BOUNCE HOUSES ( Happy Haunting! )
Halloween at the Y is a FREE event open to the community.
All are invited to participate.
Save the Date
FOR
HEALTHY
LIVING
2014 CENTENNIAL AWARDS
This year the prestigious YMCA Centennial Awards will recognize remarkable
individuals in our community who nurture, support and guide others to achieve
health and wellbeing and aspire to be their very best selves.
THE 2014 HONOREES:
Christopher Albrecht
Elliott Sigal, M.D., Ph.D.
Rameck R. Hunt, MD, FACP
Tracy Sipprelle
Dorothy Mullen
Princeton Schools Garden Cooperative
Past Executive Chef, Eno Terra
Internist, Princeton HealthCare System
Founder, The Suppers Program
Past President, Research & Development BMS
Founder, BeeFit with Tracy & Make a Child Smile
Institutional honoree
Thursday, October 30, 2014
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Princeton Family YMCA, Dodge Gymnasium
Please join us for this unique, fun and lively reception featuring a silent
auction and many other surprises. Catering by Mediterra & the Terra Learning Kitchen
Look for your invitation in September
Steering Committee Co-Chairs: Vicky Corrodi & Cameron Manning
Silent Auction Chair: Jane Fransson
For information on sponsorship opportunities or tickets, please contact
Candie Vanderwilt at 609-497-9622 x210 or [email protected]
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