About the Y

Learn about our mission, history, focus areas, and more.


Dear Friends of the Y,

We are delighted to be sharing your family’s most imaginative, exploratory, and fascinating time of life. We are grateful for your trust and confidence in our organization to care for you in the most loving, nurturing, and professional manner. We look forward to working together to create the best possible learning environment and the most meaningful experience for your entire family.

With warm regards,
Joy Vottero
Executive Director

THE MISSION of the Wyckoff Family YMCA is to reach out to the residents of northern New Jersey and provide services and activities which help people regardless of age, sex, race, or religion to develop in spirit, mind, and body.

YMCA Cornerstones of Character

CARING To love others, to be sensitive to the well-being of others, to help others.
HONESTY To tell the truth, to act in such a way that you are worthy of trust, to have integrity; making sure your choices match your values.
RESPECT To treat others as you would have them treat you; to value the worth of every person, including yourself.
RESPONSIBILITY To do what is right, what you ought to do; to be accountable for your behavior and obligations.

Board of Directors

Dan Shockloss, President
Tom Butler
Kevin Cornwell
Frank Crotty
James Dooley
Carol Krajewski
Sal Moffa
John Murphy
Gina Nerlino
Lee Parker
Larry Peterson
Dottie Van Der Horn
Ron Zier

Joyce K. Vottero, Executive Director
Joyce Kwiatkowski, Associate Director