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Calendar of Events

There's always something going on at the Lakeland Hills Family YMCA, whether you're a child, family, teen, adult or older adult, we have plenty of fun activities for you! And, many are open to non-members!

Coping Mechanisms
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Coping Mechanisms are the strategies people often use in the face of stress and/or trauma to help manage difficult and/or painful emotions. Coping mechanisms can help people adjust to stressful events while maintaining their emotional well-being. You will leave this class feeling better educated and enlightened with adaptable strategies to help you manage your stress. The program is free and all are welcome, but registration required.

Pre-Diabetes & Diabetes Management
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

In this introductory program on pre-diabetes and diabetes type 2, presented by Mary Ellen Zung, Certified Health Coach, you will learn the importance of controlling your blood sugar with natural pain relief through food, fitness, and lifestyle. You’ll also discover self-help techniques to minimize diabetes symptoms. Event is free but pre-registration is requested. Call, click, or come in.

As almost 35% of our population doesn’t know they are pre-diabetic, this presentation will also focus on the Y’s new Diabetes Disease Prevention Program launching in January 2019.


Diabetes 102: Beyond the Basics
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join us for an overview of diabetes self-management of the New Vitality program offered by Atlantic Health. Topics include healthy eating, activity, medications, and other issues related to an established diabetes diagnosis. Presentation includes:

  • A certified Diabetes Educator from Morristown Medical Center/New Vitality
  • Cooking demo by the Registered Dietitian from ShopRite of Lincoln Park
  • Proper disposal of medications and syringes
  • Info on the new Diabetes Disease Prevention Program coming to the Y
  • Handouts, literature, and more

This is event is free but pre-registration is requested by calling New Vitality: 1-844-472-8499