RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph YMCA is celebrating its 35th Anniversary in Randolph as well as it's 125th Anniversary in Morris County. The community is invited to a Birthday Barbeque Bash on Friday, September 19 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Y's facility at 14 Dover Chester Road.
The Birthday Barbeque Bash will feature food, fun and games for all ages, including unlimited hamburgers and hot dogs, sides, raffles, a bouncy house, face painting and a bean bag toss, just to name a few. Class demonstrations, tours and free guest passes will be available for all who attend.
Founding members and local town and county leaders will attend the Birthday BBQ Bash.
Tickets to the 35th Anniversary BBQ Bash cost $25/family or $10/adult in advance of the event and $30/family or $15/adult at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased at the Y from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
All proceeds from the Birthday BBQ Bash will benefit the Y's Annual Support Fund which provides financial assistance to community members who otherwise could not afford Y membership or programs. The Randolph YMCA believes that healthy lives and futures belong to everyone, regardless of income or background. The YMCA is for healthy living, youth development and social responsibility.
The Randolph YMCA opened at its current location in 1979 as a comprehensive fitness center including a gymnasium and a pool. A Child Development Center was opened in 1999 and the warm water pool opened in 2009. The warm water pool has become an aquatic therapy and rehabilitation center with individual therapy sessions and underwater fitness equipment including treadmills and bikes.
Founded as the Morris County YMCA in Dover in 1889, the Y continued to grow, occupying various locations on or near Blackwell Street in Dover, as well as a location at Route 46 and North Bergen Street.
The Randolph YMCA continues its mission as a charitable non-profit organization, dedicated to the development of mind, body and spirit. The Y provides physical, educational and social programs and services which meet the needs of our community in a manner which is both fiscally and socially responsible.