Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA and Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA are "United for a Cause."
The following information was provided by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA together with the Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA Council are pleased to announce they are joining forces once again and will host a 2nd Annual 5K Run and Family 1 Miler on Saturday, April 6th beginning at 8:30 am. The event will start and end at the Y located at 1340 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains. Their goals are “United” to celebrate and provide opportunities for health and wellness within the Scotch Plains-Fanwood community. Proceeds from “United for a Cause” will benefit the Livestrong Program at the YMCA and the Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA Council Health and Wellness Scholarship. Livestrong at the YMCA is a twelve-week physical …
Sunday, March 17, 2013
The FSP Y has been selected as a candidate for the Livestrong Community Impact project which offers $1.2 million in funding for cancer support programs.
Sunday, March 17
The following information was provided by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA located at 1340 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains, NJ has been selected as a candidate for the LIVESTRONG Foundation Community Impact Project, which offers $1.2 million in funding to bring proven cancer support programs to communities across the U.S. Finalists will be determined through an online voting campaign that begins today atVote.LIVESTRONG.org and runs until 5 p.m. CT on Thursday, March 28th. Vote for the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA under Creative Center at University Settlement Artist-in-Residence Program. Sites with the top votes per region will receive financial awards of support to replicate and implement programs that have …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The following programs have been announced for spring at the YMCA.
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Thursday, February 28
The following information was provided by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. Spring is right around the corner! The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA located at 1340 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains is ready and helping the community stay fit and active by offering healthy programs and special events for our members this session. The following are just some of the upcoming programs and events offered: Overlook Hospital Health Screenings are offered from 9:00 am-10:30 am in the Overlook Van in the Y Parking Lot: Bone Density Men/Women - March 7th To register for the above screenings, please call: 1-800-247-9580. Those interested in getting ready for spring can enjoy the Spring Break Weight Loss Challenge. This challenge runs for 10 weeks (until …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The gymnastics team held their final home meet on Feb. 23 and won in both divisions. Senior Zoe-Nicole Stein was honored at the end of the meet.
Wednesday, February 27
The following information was provided by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. Just two weeks since their last meet, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA "A" and "B" Division Gymnastic Teams hosted a meet on Saturday, February 23rd against teams from South Mountain and Somerset Valley YMCAs. The home team won the meet in both Divisions. This meet marked the final home meet for the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA teams only graduating high school senior this year: Zoe-Nicole Stein. The team honored Stein at the end of the meet and presented a bouquet of flowers. Stein is a long-time member of the team, having begun in the Y Gymnastic program in preschool! In the "A" Division, both Stein and Kacie Bumiller competed in the Level 9 competition. …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The following information was provided by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA.
Sunday, February 24
The following information was provided by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. With playoffs looming and standing tight, it was a moving weekend in the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Men’s League. Game one ended with Double Dribble 74 and Fast Break 57. In the upset special, balanced scoring by Double Dribble was the difference as Marlon Brown, 26, Chris Mattina, 24 (5 treys) and Eric Halpin, 19, were too much for the Breakers. Fast Break got 17 and 13 from Jason Holley and Steve Lee but drop their second game of the season, now 7 and 2. Double Dribble improves to 4 and 5. In game two, Courtmasters closed with 64 and Above the Rim with 56. The big guns fired and Courtmaster Jack Ryan popped for 33 and Above the Rim’s Jamal Berry blasted for…
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The Fanwood-Scotch Plains gymnasts received first place in several events on Feb. 9.
Wednesday, February 20
The following information was provided by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. This past weekend was a busy one for the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) Gymnastic Teams. The “C” teams traveled through snowplowed roads to Somerset Valley YMCA on Saturday, February 9th and the “A” and “B” teams competed at Madison Area YMCA on Sunday, February 10th. In the “A” Division, two Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA gymnasts competed in the Level 9 competition. Senior Zoe-Nicole Stein and Kacie Bumiller each had great meets. Awards were not presented that the Level 9 division but both gymnasts earned All Around scores clinching their qualification to compete at the 2013 National Championship meet in the Championship Division. Paige VanBuskirk competed in…
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Court Masters, Hooptown and Fast Break win in Week 8.
The following information was provided by Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. Continuing with the electrifying play that has been exhibited, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Men’s Basketball League hit week 8 of this 2013 season. As the 6 teams jockey for playoff positions, 4 are tied for third place. In game one, Court Masters, 53 and Above the Rim, 29. Both teams came into the game running with thin benches, missing players. Court Masters jumped out early, taking a 26-16 halftime lead. As the second half continued, Court Masters took advantage of Above the Rim’s weak zone defense, pouring in more debilitating 3-pointers, finishing with 7 buckets from behind the arc. Court Masters was led by Jason Pompeo (22 pts, 12 rebounds), and Greg Gardner…
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Here's a look at this week's YMCA Men's Basketball scores.
Tuesday, February 5
The following information was provided by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Men’s Basketball League’s season continues to get closer to the playoffs with Fast Break clearly leading the pack with only one loss with the majority of the teams all hovering around .500. This week saw a tight game between Courtmasters and Double Dribble with Courtmaster’s recording their second win. Got Skillz, Above the Rim and Double Dribble all dropped below 500 with uncharacteristic losses today. It’s starting to get interesting! Game one ended with Hoop town 53 and Above the Rim 37. This game started out tight with Above the Rim leading at the half 22 to 21 but it was all HoopTown in the second half outscoring Above the …
Information about the YMCA's new programs and traditional camps will be available from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Feb. 5.
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Tuesday, February 5
The following information is provided by Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. DISCOVER, LEARN, CONNECT AND MAKE NEW FRIENDS FANWOOD-SCOTCH PLAINS YMCA SUMMER CAMP Are you interested in sending your child to the Y this summer? The Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA is excited to offer more specialty and traditional camps this summer. Here is your chance to find out first-hand about all the new programs and to meet the program directors and some staff that will be working at camp. There will be a short presentation on the Y’s camp program with a question and answer period on Tuesday, February 5th beginning at 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Children are welcome to attend. There will be fun free activities planned in a separate room to entertain them. Please call the …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The gymnastic team held their first meet on Jan. 26.
Wednesday, January 30
The following information was provided by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA “C” Gymnastic Teams competed in their first meet of the season on Saturday, January 26th. Teams representing the South Mountain and Madison YMCAs were in attendance. Eight of the 14 FSPY gymnasts were competing in their very first gymnastics competition! Competing in the 10 & under age group, Ava McKenzie captured 1st place All Around. McKenzie’s honors also included 1st place on Uneven Bars and Floor Exercise, 2nd place on Vault and 3rd on Balance Beam. Anina Dashiell was awarded 1st place on Balance Beam and 3rd on both Vault and Floor Exercise. Zoe Wernsing received 2nd place on Balance Beam. Second place on Floor …