Tuesday, March 5, 2013
This latest Parent Connection talk is scheduled for March 21 at 7 p.m.
The following release was submitted by the Wyckoff YMCA: The Wyckoff Family Y is pleased to announce a “Parent Connection” presentation on bullying for parents on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Y’s Lake House at 691 Wyckoff Avenue in Wyckoff. Psychiatrist Steve Wruble will de-mystify the game plan of the bully. Viewing the game from the bully’s point of view helps kids, teens and adults understand the target-seeking behavior of a bully. Dr. Wruble will also talk about the way that various reactions by the victim can intensify the psychological and emotional impact of teasing and bullying. Dr. Steven Wruble is a board certified child and adult psychiatrist and is presently the executive medical director of the Venn Center, which …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The new “Warrior Challenge” is a 1-mile run and obstacle course for children aged 6 through 12.
Wednesday, February 27
The following release was submitted by the Wyckoff YMCA: Bring the family to the Wyckoff Family YMCA on Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a fun day of activities including carnival-style games, fitness, healthy snacks, and more. Healthy Kids Day is free and open to the public. New this year is the Y’s “Warrior Challenge,” a 1-mile run and obstacle course for children aged 6 through 12. The event is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on March 23. Pre-registration is required. There is a $15 fee for this event, with all net proceeds benefiting the Y’s Strong Kids Campaign. Following the event, participants and their families are invited to stay and play at the Y’s Healthy Kids Day. Call 201-891-2081 for details and registration. …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The Wyckoff YMCA Sharks is a year-round, highly selective, competitive swim team program for girls and boys aged 6-18.
Tuesday, February 26
From the Sharks swim team: The Wyckoff YMCA Sharks is a year-round, highly selective, competitive swim team program for girls and boys aged 6-18. The Sharks are one of the top teams in the state of New Jersey and are currently ranked 45th in the nation. Our team mission is “Creating Champions through the Pursuit of Excellence.” The program is technique-based with an emphasis on quality over quantity. If your child is looking for a place where you can be an important part of a team, learn the techniques to swim fast and develop core values, the Wyckoff Y is the place for you! Spring and summer season tryouts are: Wednesday, March 27, 6 to 7:30 p.m.; registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Tryout …
Tea party is scheduled for March 16
Tuesday, February 26
In conjunction with its performance of “Aladdin,” the Wyckoff Y is hosting a very special children’s tea party with Jasmine, a principal character of the production. Join the Y on Saturday, March 16, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. for tea sandwiches, desserts, herbal tea and juice. Guests will make a craft and can take photos with Jasmine. Please bring your own camera. Children are invited to come dressed up in a favorite party dress or princess costume. All tickets cost $10 and may be purchased at the Y’s front desk. Reservations are required and seating is limited. All ages are welcome and children must be accompanied by a parent. Have a question or news tip for Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Patch? Contact editor Joseph M. Gerace at Joseph.Gerace@…
The event is scheduled for March 23
Tuesday, February 26
From the folks at the Wyckoff YMCA: Meet Butter Bunny on Saturday, March 23, at the Wyckoff Family YMCA and collect all the eggs you can hold! Families will also decorate their own candy house. The event begins at 10 a.m. sharp and registration is required. The cost is $20 per family, includes one house; $10 each additional house. Following the egg hunt, feel free to enjoy the Y’s free Healthy Kids Day activities! Register by calling the Y at 201-891-2081. Have a question or news tip for Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Patch? Contact editor Joseph M. Gerace at Joseph.Gerace@patch.com, or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox every morning, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Talented youngster? Check out this upcoming event at the Y.
The Y Teen Group will be hosting a Coffee House on Friday, March 8 at the Y’s Lake House, 691 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Teens can sign up to perform music, read a poem, or any other talent. The event is open to the public, cost is $5 per person. Call Teen Director Danielle Licari at 201-891-2081 for more info. Have a question or news tip for Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Patch? Contact editor Joseph M. Gerace at Joseph.Gerace@patch.com, or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox every morning, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Athletes from grades 4 through 11 are eligible.
Monday, February 18
The Wyckoff Family YMCA is hosting tryouts for its AAU basketball teams. AAU teams provide a venue for young athletes (grades 4 through 11) to play competitively, enhance their skills, and develop their game during a spring season. Tryouts are grouped according to age and gender and will be held Monday, March 4, and Tuesday, March 5, at the Wyckoff Family YMCA. Make ups will be held on Wednesday, March 6. Please consult aautryoutregistration.eventbrite.com for full tryout schedule. There is no fee to try out, however, pre-registration is required at aautryoutregistration.eventbrite.com Please contact Pat O’Hagan with questions at 201-891-2081 Ext. 126 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Have a question or news tip for Wyckoff-Franklin …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Performances on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16.
Tuesday, February 12
The Y Arts Youth Theatre Company presents its second annual production, Aladdin. The YAY Theatre Company is a group of performers from the Y and surrounding communities ranging from first to eighth grade. The musical's entire script has been condensed to better suit young attention spans and the plot has been slightly altered so as to highlight some important lessons that exist in this timeless tale. The production includes all its original beloved songs and familiar characters. Performances are Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 16, at 2 p.m. at the Carl Pfeifer Performing Arts Center located at the Wyckoff YMCA. All tickets are $12; General Admission and can be purchased by calling 201-891-2081 or online at wyckoffymca.…
Monday, January 14, 2013
The fun-filled event is being hosted by the Wyckoff Y for the 18th year.
The Wyckoff YMCA is throwing a Ladies Night party at Seasons in Washington Township on Thursday, on March 7 at 6:30 p.m. The event promises to be for a fun night of great food, music, karaoke, dancing and basket raffles. Tickets cost $60 per person and include hors d’oeuvres, dinner, wine, beer and dessert. All proceeds will directly benefit the Y’s scholarship fund. The Y is also in need of donations for our raffle baskets. All donors will receive recognition in the event program. Call Nancy to reserve or for more information at 201-891-2081 or email email@example.com. Reserve early as this event is always a sellout! Have a question or news tip for Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Patch? Contact editor Joseph M. Gerace at Joseph.Gerace@…