Monday-Friday: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Plainfield YMCA
518 Watchung Ave,
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Phone Number:
Social Service/Rent Office:
ext #117

For information about closures due to inclement weather please listen to the message on our main number (908-756-6060).

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From Elizabeth Area

-Take Rt. 28 (Westfield Ave) which becomes North Ave in Cranford and then Midway in Scotch Plains
-Make a left onto Terrill Rd
-Make a right onto East Seventh Street
-(4 Traffic lights) go through traffic light at Watchung Avenue.
– Make first right onto Cleveland Avenue one block in is the YMCA parking lot on the right.

From the East

-Route 22 West to Plainfield
-Take jug handle for Terrill Rd (Sears)
-Make right onto East Front Street
– Make a left onto Watchung Avenue
-Go through approximately 3 lights, at next corner YMCA on the right, meter parking in front.
-For free parking proceed to next traffic light make right onto East 7th Street. Then make a right at next corner (Cleveland Avenue). Next corner will be YMCA parking lot on right (fenced).

From North: Garden State Parkway

-GSP South to exit 140A
-Merge onto Route 22 West
-Go approximately 9 miles and take jug handle for Terrill Rd.
– Make right onto East Front Street
-Follow above directions

From the West

-Route 22 East, make right at Somerset Street exit
-Somerset Street turns into Park Avenue
-Take Park Avenue to East Fifth Street
-Make left onto East Fifth Street
– One block will be Cleveland Avenue
– YMCA Parking lot on left (fenced).

From South: Garden State Parkway (GSP)

-GSP North to exit 127 (287 N)
-287 North to exit 5, bare right on ramp onto Stelton Rd
-Make right at 2nd light onto New Brunswick Ave., follow around sharp bend to end, approximately 2.5 miles
-Make right onto 7th Street
-Follow 7th Street to Downtown Plainfield
-Cross over Park Ave, make left onto Cleveland
-YMCA fenced in parking lot on corner of Cleveland & 6th, also metered parking on 6th Street and Watchung Ave

From South: Turnpike

-Turnpike North to exit 10
-Take Route 287 North
-Follow directions from above


Main number:908-756-6060

Ravenell Williams IV

ext #101

Elsie Jenkins

Membership Director
ext #131

Fred Wasiak

Associate Executive Director
ext #102

Harrikissoon Mangal

Facilities Manager

Marilyn Tineo

Program Director, Child Care
ext #105

Carolyn Wellington

Marketing Manager
ext #132

India Hughes

Program Director, Age Out Program
ext #104

Theresa McCoy

Housing Director
ext #103

Bo Vastine

Finance Manager
ext #108


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