Nurturing the potential of every child and teen-We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. That's why, through the Y, millions of youth today are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.
Improving the nation’s health and well-being In communities across the nation, the Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. As a result, millions of youth, adults and families are receiving the support, guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind and body.
Giving back and providing support to our neighbors-The Y has been listening and responding to our communities’ most critical social needs for 160 years. Whether developing skills or emotional well-being through education and training, welcoming and connecting diverse demographic populations through global services, or preventing chronic disease and building healthier communities through collaborations with policymakers, the Y fosters the care and respect all people need and deserve.
FRESH START FOR ALL
There’s no better time to join the Y than this fall!
The Y has programs from A to Z. From Afterschool Care for kids to Zumba for adults, we’ve got engaging programs for all interests. The Y is a safe positive place to play, learn and grow. With so many options to choose from try something new and join us this fall for a fresh start to a healthy lifestyle. Click here for more information
FREE 7th GRADE MEMBERSHIP
At the Y, we believe all kids have enormous potential. We help them set and achieve their personal goals. They gain confidence as they recognize the Y as a place where they belong and can feel comfortable exploring new interests and passions. Through our programs, we make sure that every child has an opportunity to envision a positive future. The 7th Grade Membership Initiative includes fitness classes and swimming all year round, along with our Youth Strength Training class. Participation in this program provides youth younger than 16 access to the Cardio Room & Weight Training area when a trainer is on duty. Click here for more information
CROSSFIT TIGERSHARKCrossFit is a strength and conditioning program that is “constantly varied, high intensity, functional movement,” with the goal of improving fitness. CrossFit is built on movements such as rowing, running, jumping rope, carrying objects, and body weight movements and is meant to help build a healthy foundation for everyday activities. Take the CrossFit TigerShark Challenge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SErk526_BFI
CERTIFIED LIFEGUARD POSITIONS AVAILABLEThe Ocean County YMCA is looking for certified lifeguards for various day and weekend shifts from 5:45AM-10:00PM. Please contact Jaimie Hinshelwood 732 341 9622 ext 2277 or jhinshelwood@ocymcaorg for more information.