Hamilton Area YMCA

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  • “Tools For School” Classroom Supply Drive
    Students are more focused, productive, and successful when they feel prepared. Our Togetherhood™ volunteer committee will be collecting classroom supplies that will be donated to local schools to benefit Hamilton students.
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  • 5 Reasons Kids & Teens Can't Miss Summer Camp
    Summer is the ideal time to get children out and exploring, but for some, the end of the school year can mean limited access to recreational and educational activities which help them learn, grow and thrive. But summer camp can combat all of this!
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  • Win Suite Tickets to a Trenton Thunder Game!
    Submit an essay about what the Y means to you and you’ll be entered to win suite tickets for the Trenton Thunder game on Saturday, July 22!
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  • Summer Student Membership
    Receive the benefits of the Facility Membership, including use of the Wellness Center, Basketball Gymnasium, Group Exercise Classes, Pool & much more for only $99 for 3 months!
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  • Free Weekly Boot Camps are Beginning May 6
    The Hamilton Area YMCA is part of an initiative to keep our community healthy. We are offering free Saturday morning Boot Camp workouts led by a certified Hamilton Area YMCA instructor at the Sawmill Branch.
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  • Family Mud Run Registration closes Friday, April 28
    Bring the whole family or a group of friends to experience over a mile of fun obstacles. The course is suitable for children, teens and adults. Obstacles are a little challenging, a little muddy and a whole lot of fun!
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  • Annual Campaign going on now!
    When you give to the Hamilton Area YMCA you make an investment in our community. You help a inspire a child's potential. You help an adult triumph over chronic disease. You extend a helping hand to a neighbor on their journey.
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  • Summer Camp Early Bird pricing ends March 29!
    Save up to $495 (that's $45 per week) if you register and pay in full by Wednesday, March 29. With over 35 different camps to choose from, we know your camper will have the BEST. SUMMER. EVER!
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  • Annual Campaign Launch & Community Open House
    Learn more about the Ys mission during this family event featuring a host of community businesses offering food, fun and prizes!
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  • 100 days until Summer Camp Open House!
    We're celebrating 100 days until the BEST. SUMMER. EVER. with an Open House! Join us at the Sawmill Branch on Saturday. March 11 from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Meet our staff, take a tour, and learn more about our camp programs and offerings!
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  • Try the Y! Free 7-Day Membership
    Receive all the benefits included with a Facility Membership from Monday, February 6 through Friday, February 10, 2017.
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  • Send Hunger Packing!
    Help us SEND HUNGER PACKING so our littlest learners can achieve more. Item collection is January 16 - February 1.
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  • Register for the BEST. SUMMER. EVER!
    Registration opens Monday, January 9! Our camp program creates opportunities for kids to learn new skills, be creative, build self-confidence, gain independence and make lasting friendships.
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  • Together we can make a difference.
    Together we can make a difference in the lives of thousands of children, adults, and families. Please consider a gift by December 31 that will go to immediate use for a better us.
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  • We're For More Than A Workout. We're For A Better Us.™
    Join with a buddy now through January 15 and you both get 20% off.
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  • Give Back to the Y Using Amazon Smile
    Amazon Smile donates a portion of your purchase to your charity of choice. Make yours the Hamilton Area YMCA!
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  • Togetherhood Projects Engage Community
    Togetherhood Committee engages community with Halloween Candy drive and Coat drive.
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  • Healthy Happens Here
    Join us for a Wellness Center Open House Saturday, November 19 at the JKR Branch from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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  • Togetherhood Candy Drive
    If you have more Halloween candy at home than you could possibly eat, we can help! Bring your extra candy to the JKR Branch starting Tuesday, November 1 through Friday, November 4.
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  • New Jersey State Employee Charitable Campaign
    The NJ State Employees Charitable Campaign has kicked off! Help neighbors, friends, and fellow Y members now through December 31.
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  • Pay The Day at the YMCA!
    Join October 15 - 31 and your joiners fee is adjusted according to the day you join. On October 15 its only $15…on October 16 its $16…and so on!
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  • Fall into Health with THE 8-WEEK BODY PROJECT!
    Read what past participants are saying about their life-changing experience with THE 8-WEEK BODY PROJECT!
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  • Create The Poster! Entry Deadline is September 21
    The Hamilton Area YMCA JKR Branch is visited over 38,000 times a month and we are looking for four talented young people to design posters for our hallway!
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  • Fresh Start for All! Come try the Y August 15 - 22!
    The Y has programs from A to Z. From Afterschool care for kids to Zumba for adults, we’ve got engaging programs for all ages and interests.
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  • Local Families Supported through Camp Scholarships
    While most children can’t wait until the start of summer, many parents aren’t so enthusiastic. For working parents, summer means searching for affordable childcare, and – more often than not – coming up empty. The Hamilton Area YMCA is working to change that.
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  • Get Together!
    Join with a Buddy now through the end of the month and you BOTH get 20% off!
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  • A New Instructor, New Classes and New Opportunities for Dancers at The Studio!
    We're excited to welcome our new Dance Instructor and Choreographer, Christie Brayton! Christie comes to us with 28 years of experience in dance and musical theater. She’s been a performer, teacher, choreographer, theater director, performance team director, and competition judge. We hope you will help us welcome Miss Christie to The Studio!
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  • Get PUMPED at the LesMills BODYPUMP™ Launch!
    Join us for our LesMills BODYPUMP™ Launch as part of our Open House on Saturday, June 11 at the JKR Branch!
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  • At Camp I Can…If You Help
    Nearly 7 million school age children spend the summer home alone each year – many because their parents lack the financial resources to provide an alternative.
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  • Hamilton Area YMCA Backs “Zoe For President”
    The Hamilton Area YMCA usually stays out of politics, but this year, the organization is jumping in head first. With the both parties’ nominations up for grabs, the Y has declared its allegiance to one candidate: Zoe for President.
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  • 100 Pinwheels Stand Against Child Abuse
    Did you know that April is child abuse prevention month? The Hamilton Area YMCA is dedicated to doing our part to keep our children safe, happy and thriving!
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  • Cardiac Rehab Phase III Added to Healthy Living Programs
    Healthy Living Programs were launched one year ago in an effort to combat a variety of chronic diseases. Since then, hundreds of individuals have reported positive results, leading to a push to expand our offerings.
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  • Study shows Summer Camp Builds critical skills in youth
    The American Camp Association studieda variety of 80 camps across the United States. The results showed that regardless of the focus or format of the camp, the learning and developmental outcomes for children are the same.
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  • The 8-Week Body Project is back for Spring!
    The 8-WEEK BODY PROJECT is for women who want real, lasting change. Lindsay Vastola, Body Project Founder and Lifestyle Coach, will focus on 5 key factors to help you on your journey to your healthiest life.
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  • Togetherhood Prom & Formalwear Drive
    Donate your previously loved gowns, formal dresses, tuxedos, and suits to be brought to TenderHearts, Catholic Charities, and UIH.
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  • Annual Campaign Launch & Community Open House!
    Bring the whole family to the Hamilton Area YMCA JKR Branch for some fun on Saturday, February 20 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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  • Hamilton Area YMCA - There's An App For That!
    We’re always working to give you the best member experience, and that’s why we are excited to announce a new app for facility members!
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  • Get Healthy with Healthy Ways!
    More than one-third of American adults struggle with obesity. If you have a BMI over 25 and you are looking to make a change, Healthy Ways is here to HELP!
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  • From The New York Times "The Y Embarks on Its First National Advertising Campaign"
    The Y just launched our first-ever national ad campaign!
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  • Togetherhood™ Service Committee
    We invite you to participate in Togetherhood™, a program that gives Y members the opportunity to select, plan and lead meaningful community service projects.
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  • THE 8-WEEK BODY PROJECT
    Diets are temporary. Resolutions rarely make it past January. The 8-WEEK BODY PROJECT is for women who want real, lasting change.
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  • Be Better Together!
    Join with a Buddy December 26 – January 8 and you both get 20% off!
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  • 12 Days of Fitness. 12 Months of Membership.
    Complete Fitness Challenges to earn snowflakes for a chance to win a one year adult facility membership to the Y!
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  • Midnight Wellness!
    Come down to the Hamilton Area YMCA from 10:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving night until 2:00 a.m. on Black Friday and take advantage of amazing offers!
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  • What's YOUR Story?
    We have one day dedicated to giving thanks. We have two days for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back.
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  • November is Member Appreciation Month!
    At the Hamilton Area YMCA we know our members are our greatest supporters, and we want to take the time to show you just how appreciative we are!
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  • Meet Our 2015 Create The Cover Winner: Kenny Henderson!
    Fifth-grader Kenny Henderson of Robbinsville Township loves two things: basketball and drawing. Those combined talents resulted in his selection as the winner of the Hamilton Area YMCA’s “Create the Cover” contest.
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  • Run to Raise Is Right Around The Corner!
    Community members of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in our Run to Raise 5K, Kids Run, and/or Family Walk to benefit our Healthy Living Programs.
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  • Tour De Y Winners Total 1165 Miles Gained and 23 Pounds Lost!
    The Tour de France is the best known bicycle race in the world. This year, we decided to bring all the thrills and none of the hills right to the Hamilton Area YMCA with the Tour de Y.
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  • Create the Cover Contest
    The Hamilton Area YMCA program brochure is mailed to 60,000 households, and we are looking for a talented young person to design the cover of the December edition!
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  • YMCA Summer Campers Have the Edge!
    The Hamilton Area YMCA believes that today’s campers are tomorrow’s leaders. Last summer, we recognized the need for a service-based camp and began working on the curriculum for EDGE (Educate, Develop, Give, Engage).
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  • Y’S Owls Preschool Grand Opening Tuesday, September 8
    Y’s Owls Preschool is a place of discovery where each child is acknowledged as an individual with his or her own feelings, needs and interests.
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  • Welcome David Kisselback, our new CEO
    If you see a new face in the JKR Branch, it might just be our new CEO David Kisselback! David comes to us from the Silver Bay YMCA on Lake George in New York and brings with him 25 years of executive experience.
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  • WE DID IT! OVER $204,000!
    That’s how much money we raised for the 2015 Annual Campaign. That’s what happens when the Y family comes together to support a cause.
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  • Healthy Living Council ushers in new Healthy Living Center
    Members of the Healthy Living Council were on hand for the opening of the Hamilton Area YMCA's Healthy Living Center.
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  • Healthy Living Center Rededicated to the Blair Family
    CEO Jim Fell presented Jack and Greg Blair with a rededication plaque for the Healthy Living Center. The Blair family have been long time friends and supporters of the YMCA and the Healthy Living Center will be rededicated in their honor.
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  • Annual Campaign Going on Now!
    The Annual Campaign is our primary effort to generate support for Y programs. Countless people in and around Hamilton know the Hamilton Area YMCA. But there’s so much more to our Y than you might think.
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  • The National Inclusion Project Partners with the Hamilton Area YMCA
    The National Inclusion Project has partnered with The Hamilton Area YMCA to implement Let’s ALL Play—Inclusion in Recreational Programs.
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  • Long-time Hamilton Area YMCA CEO to Retire in 2015
    The Hamilton Area YMCA announced recently that President/CEO Jim Fell will retire in June 2015. Fell has been with the Hamilton Y since 1991.
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  • Hamilton Area YMCA Names "Create the Cover" Contest Winner
    Sixth-grader Erin Powers of Hamilton Township is about to become a household name. Her artwork featuring the line “Healthy Kids Means Healthy World!” was selected by popular vote as the winner of the Hamilton Area YMCA’s “Create the Cover” contest and will be featured on the Y's December Program Brochure.
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  • Banner Year For Special Night for Special Kids Food & Cheer Tasting
    The Hamilton Area YMCA honored Kathy Rhead, former S.K.O.R. Director, with the Maurice T. Perilli Friend of S.K.O.R. Award at the Annual Special Night for Special Kids food & cheer tasting.
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  • Hamilton Area YMCA Kicks off Social Skills Program for Kids
    KIND Kids, created at the Hamilton Area YMCA in partnership with Camp Fire New Jersey, is a program designed to help children ages 7 - 9 exercise appropriate reactions to social challenges in everyday settings.
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  • Hamilton Area YMCA partners with Darkness to Light
    Statistics show that 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused by the time they turn 18. If childhood sexual abuse can be prevented, it can be stopped. Through awareness, education and prevention, children can move from silence to exuberance. Adults can move from ignorance to empowerment.
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  • Mrs. New Jersey 1st runner up donates to the Hamilton Area YMCA
    Hamilton Area YMCA Member and 1st Runner-up in the Mrs. New Jersey Pageant Amber Mack chose the Hamilton Area YMCA as her charity of choice during her pageant fundraising and presented a $3,000 check to CEO Jim Fell
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  • Hamilton Area YMCA Awarded Funds For Recreational Sports
    Mercer County Department of Human Services recently awarded $22,332 to The Hamilton Area YMCA for recreational sports for people with disabilities for the 2014-2016 calendar years. This award will benefit the Y’s S.K.O.R. sports recreation program which promotes physical fitness, teamwork, and achieving personal goals.
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  • Shoes for Seeds Program
    Did you know that your old athletic shoes (running & soccer) can be re-purposed to help Y’s in developing nations support themselves?
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  • Annual Campaign
    This year's Annual Campaign theme is "The Y. So Much More" because the Y is more than just a gym or pool.
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  • Chairman of the Board, John Cimino, was named one of NJBIZ Forty Under 40 honorees!
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  • The Parkinson's Alliance Visits the Hamilton Area YMCA
    Carol Walton, Executive Director of The Parkinson Alliance (pictured third from left), visited the Hamilton Area YMCA’s Delay the Disease program
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  • 33s Barber Shop donates to send kids to camp!
    33s Barber Shop presented a $500 check to the Hamilton Area YMCA.
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  • Our first graduating class of ESL students!
    The Hamilton Area YMCA graduated its first class of ESL students.
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  • Hamilton Area YMCA Receives Donation From Christine's Hope
    Camp season is around the corner, and Christine's Hope has again donated so that children can attend camp at Sawmill this year.
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  • 33s Barber Shop Supports The YMCA!
    33s Barber Shop recently presented their donation to the Hamilton Area YMCA for the Strong Communities Campaign.
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  • Hamilton Area YMCA Strong Communities Annual Giving Campaign Raises Over $190,000
    The Hamilton Area YMCA wrapped up its “Everyone Fits at the Y” themed Strong Communities Campaign, having exceeded its $150,000 goal and raising $190,153
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  • Support Those Who Support Us!
    Warm thanks to the Community Partners that contributed $1,000 or more to our 2013 Strong Communities Campaign for Y Financial Assistance.
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  • Hamilton Area YMCA honored to be named Community Impact Award Recipient
    We at the Hamilton Area YMCA were very excited and truly humbled to receive the Community Impact Award From the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce!
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