Adult - Enrichment Classes

Our Y enrichment classes are a terrific way to explore your special interests, develop new talents, and have fun!  

Metuchen YMCA

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Meditation At The YMCA (Ages 18+ years)
Meditation is defined as mental stillness. This mental stillness is created by bringing the body, mind and senses into balance, calming the central nervous system. Through breath work and guided meditation, we will learn how to achieve stillness.
Member price;$80 for 8-week session 
Non-member price; $100 for 8 week session
One class drop-in price: $13
  • Meditation

    Contact: Robin Guensch, Adult Program Coordinator 732.548.244 
AARP Defensive Driving Class
this class is to improve your driving skills and possibly earn you a discount on your insurance.

If you have any questions please contact
  • AARP Defensive Driving Class

    AARP Members: $20.00 AARP Non-Members: $25.00

R.A.D. Women's self defense Course
Empower yourself with a new sense of awareness and confidence through RAD. Women®, a national self-defense course for
women! The FBI estimates that 1 of every 3 women in the United States will be assaulted in their lifetimes. Learn to be more
aware of potential danger and how to protect yourself. RAD Women® is a six-week, activity-based program that includes
lectures, safety drills, muscle memory and physical defense techniques. This course is designed for every woman regardless
of physical fitness and age. Dress in sneakers and comfortable clothing.

Edison YMCA

South Amboy YMCA

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Eating Healthy Cooking Class (Ages 18+)
Adults will learn how to handle food safely as well as learn to make fun and easy recipes that are healthy.  You will also learn how to create food for a healthier lifestyle.  The class will be led by a certified Chef who will make being in the kitchen and cooking exciting.
  • Eating Healthy Cooking Class

Theatre Arts (18+ Years)
Are you creative and looking to channel your inner actor/actress?  Participants will learn all there is to know about theatre arts through play reading and acting sessions.
  • Theatre Arts (18++ Years)

Poetry (18+ Years)
Do you love to write poems?  Want to write poems but are never sure where to start?  Either way, this class is for you.  We'll read poems, get inspired by what makes them work, write our own poems, and finally share what we've written and give each other useful, encouraging feedback.  This class is designed to give you a ton of ideas and starting points for getting into poetry.
  • Poetry (18+ Years)

Salsa (18+ Years)
Get your dancing shoes ready...because it's salsa time!  Participants will learn the basics of salsa dancing and movement!
  • Salsa (18+ Years(

3 On 3 Basketball (18+ Years)
Participants will learn how to work together on a team while enjoying the sport of basketball in a small group setting.
  • 3 On 3 Basketball (18+ Years)

Archery (18+ Years)
Using our equipment, the instructor will guide beginners of all ages to develop skills from range safety to accuracy through fun and interactive archery exercises.
  • Archery (18+ Years)

Pickleball (18+ Years)
A paddle sport (similar to a racquet sport) that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.  Two, three, or four players use solid paddles make of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a wiffle ball, over a net.  The Y will supply equipment but participants are welcome to bring their own equipment.  Program is held in the gym.
  • Pickleball (18+ Years)