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 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 …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Introductory Meeting for the YMCA's personal fitness program will be held on Feb. 5.
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Wednesday, January 16
The following information is provided by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is pleased to announce a “12 Weeks to a Healthier You” program opened to adults and offered at the Y located at 1340 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains. There will be an Introductory Meeting at this Y location on February 5th beginning at 7:00 pm for those who are interested. The Y Personal Fitness Program is designed for anyone interested in making a lasting lifestyle change by incorporating fitness into their normal routine. Regular exercise can help enhance the quality of your life while improving mood and energy level, reducing stress, injury and illness and leading you down a path towards better health and fitness. This specially…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
A look at this week's men's basketball league rundown.
Tuesday, January 15
The following information was provided by the FANWOOD-SCOTCH PLAINS YMCA. The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Men’s Basketball League was back in action this past Sunday with teams looking to make their move in the 2013 standings. Game one ended with Fast Break 56 and Got Skillz 31. Playing without their two leading scorers, Got Skillz faced a formidable opponent, Fast Break. Stocked with key weapons, Steve Lee led all scorers with 19 points and a healthy 17 buckets from Tim Gray, Fast Break ran away with it. Got Skillz' Kevin Gannon's valiant 12 point and 16 rebound performance goes for naught as Fast Break improves to a league best 4-0. Game two closed with Double Dribble 60 and HoopTown 61. This was the highlight game of the day. A …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Swim Team won 23 events, 7 relays and set 7 records at a meet in Long Island in December.
Tuesday, January 8
The following information was provided by The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. The Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA (“FSPY”) swim team competed against thirteen teams from four states at the Long Island Holiday Invitational, held at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in December. FSPY competitors won 23 individual events and 7 relays, setting 7 team records (“TR”). Seventy-one FSPY swimmers scored (top 16) in individual events. Contributing to this team effort, Abigail DiGiorgio, Monika Burzynski , and Nolan Kearns provided “breakout” performances by earning “high point” awards within their age groups for the first time in their young careers. FSPY high point award winners were DiGiorgio (first, 8 & under), Burzynski (second, 11-12),Kearns (…
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Men's basketball teams enter week two, stats included.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The following information is provided by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Men's Basketball League’s season continued with week two match-ups, giving teams the chance to solidify their starting rosters as players become more familiar with each other. In the first game, Fast Break, 60 and HoopTown, 42. Fast Break started slow, but finished the first half with a lead that would be too big for HoopTown to recover. HoopTown's Brian Parker led all scoring with 28 points. Unfortunately, that wasn't enough to offset the balanced shooting attack of Fast Break who had multiple players finish with double-digit points including Jason Holley with 22 and Tim Gray with 14. Game two ended with Got Skillz, 49 and Court …