Mental Health First Aid


Mental Health First Aid Sometimes first aid isn’t a bandage - it’s YOU! You are more likely to encounter someone in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack. Learn how to help with training in Mental Health First Aid in collaboration with the Pennington 1st Aid Squad. Dates: July 9 & 11, 2019 or August 5 & 7, 2019 Time: 8:00AM - 12:00PM Must attend both classes.

Mental Health First Aid2019-05-29T12:20:27-04:00

PBA MEGA Networking Event


Join your fellow Hopewell Valley business owners and community members for a MEGA Networking Event. With complimentary hors d'oeuvres, door prizes, and a sundae bar compliments of Cream King, this is an affair you won't want to miss. This year's event will be benefiting the Hopewell Valley YMCA Special Olympics Program and Shine & Inspire. Special thanks to sponsors: Kollevoll & Associates, Ridder’s Custom Woodwork, Hart’s Cyclery, Pennington Barber, Pixie Salon, Mark McDonough, Orthodontist, First Steps Financial, Meyer Business Law, CMIT Solutions, Transformation Bureau, Sourland Mountain Spirits, Main Street Private Advisors, First Bank, Pennington and Medina Law Group

PBA MEGA Networking Event2019-05-23T14:08:21-04:00

6th Grade “Meet & Greet”


6TH Grade “MEET and GREET” ALL incoming 6th Graders are invited to a night of GAMES, FOOD, MUSIC, AND FUN!! DATE: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Theme: Snap Chat Ready TIME: 6:00pm – 8:00pm LOCATION: TIMBERLANE CAFETERIA, 51 S. Timberlane Dr, Pennington, NJ   The YMCA Teen Leaders Program will be collecting canned goods of beef or turkey gravy, canned tuna or chicken, or gallon size zip lock bags to benefit THE TRENTON AREA SOUP KITCHEN, as admission to the MEET and GREET.   FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact Topanga at:   6th grade meet and greet flyer 2017 (1) (1)

6th Grade “Meet & Greet”2019-04-30T13:26:27-04:00

American Red Cross Babysitting


To provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. The recommended age for this course is 11-15 years old. Must attend both classes! Please call the YMCA at 609-737-3048 to sign up!

American Red Cross Babysitting2019-05-23T13:14:42-04:00

Darkness to Light


Hopewell Valley YMCA offers the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children training to protect children. The only nationally available program scientifically proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors, this training teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.

Darkness to Light2019-05-23T13:23:49-04:00



Hopewell Valley YMCA’s School Holiday Program is offered and provided when school is out to meet the needs of parents and members of our community who need care for the day. The School Holiday program is aimed at taking care of the needs of the families and providing exceptional care at a great price. Participants will be engaged from start to finish through various activities scheduled for the day. FUN and EXCITING activities range from Arts and Crafts, SCIENCE demonstrations and projects, TRIPS, STRUCTURED GROUP GAMES, and much more. Additional Information Please pack your child with their own lunch. If you [...]

SCOPE DAY2019-01-29T15:45:08-04:00

AARP Driver Safety Course


Driver Safety Program , Ages 50+ The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and largest classroom refresher course designed especially for drivers 50 and older. Participants learn defensive techniques, new traffic laws, and rules of the road. Through interacting with one another, they find out how to safely adjust their driving to compensate for age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Graduates receive a certificate of completion that entitles them to a reduction in their auto insurance premiums in NJ. Participants must attend both days to complete course. AARP & YMCA membership is not required. Open to drivers [...]

AARP Driver Safety Course2018-09-12T12:39:58-04:00

Hopewell Valley Tom Jackson Golf and Tennis Tournament


Back for its third year and now including tennis, the Hopewell Valley YMCA Tom Jackson Champion Golf and Tennis Tournament will be returning to the Hopewell Valley Golf and Country Club this fall. Thanks to the support of community members, this tournament has raised $34,200 for Hopewell Valley YMCA Youth Sports programming. The Tom Jackson Golf Tournament is held in memory of  Thomas R. Jackson, a long time Pennington resident and sports enthusiast  Each year, Tom’s friends and family honor Tom’s commitment to healthy living and promoting an active lifestyle.   Through this tournament, Tom’s legacy and love of sports continues in [...]

Hopewell Valley Tom Jackson Golf and Tennis Tournament2018-10-17T10:54:15-04:00


Join us as our Hopewell Valley YMCA Special Olympics athletes participate in the largest competition event of the year. From June 8-10, 2018 Special Olympics New Jersey athletes will compete in bocce, gymnastics, tennis, softball, swimming, powerlifting, and track and field. Come and cheer our athletes on during this 3-day competition event held at The College of New Jersey.


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62 South Main Street
Pennington, NJ 08534
609.737.3048 Phone
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