FLASH SALE - Pay Nothing Until 2020




Pay Nothing Until 2020


From December 26 - December 31 not only will your join fee be waved, but you can leave your wallet in you pocket. Become a member now! No join fee, no pro-rate, no worries. Get the rest of December for free! 

Countdown to fitness with us and start your year off right! 

Look forward to being a part of the BRAND NEW Berkeley Heights YMCA and the Summit YMCA! Discover a whole new way to enjoy 2020 and beyond.

When you join the Summit Area YMCA you receive access to the Berkeley Heights YMCA and the Summit YMCA, as well as free access to over 700+ participating Ys as part of our Nationwide Membership Program!




As a nonprofit community organization, the Summit Area YMCA provides a variety of programs, events and services that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility—in other words, we serve all ages in many different ways in order to build up every individual and strengthen community. From quality child care to preventing senior isolation with adult enrichment, from helping individuals achieve their wellness goals to providing life-saving swim lessons, or teaching teens skills to prepare for college and careers, there's something for everyone at the Y. When you join the Y, you're joining more than just a gym, you're joining an organization that works everyday for a more connected community, for a better us. Join today!




As an adding benefit of being part of our Y family, your Y membership* allows access to over 700 participating YMCA's in the United States and Puerto Rico, at no additional cost! Because being a part of our Y family means you'll be close to 'home' everywhere you go. Whether you are traveling on the west coast for business or visiting relatives down south, all Ys are open to Y members to provide a safe and welcoming environment for everyone - no matter where you are. Nationwide Membership is an essential part of our collaborative cause to strengthen communities across the nation.




100+ group exercise classes to get your fit on

Find your passion or try something new! The Y offers over 100+ group exercise and fitness classes EACH WEEK for all ages, all levels and all interests. From low-impact exercise like Ageless Grace and Shallow Water Arthritis to LES MILLS™ programs like CXWORX and BODY COMBAT, we offer High Intensity Interval Training classes like INSANITY and Cardio HIIT, indoor cycling and rowing, more relaxing classes like Vinyasa Yoga & Pilates and so much more! There's something for everybody, no matter what your schedule or exercise style is like.





state of the art fitness equipment for you to reach your goals

From the best in the industry and some brands you may not have heard of *yet*. The Berkeley Heights YMCA & the Summit YMCA mean business when it comes to equipment and free weights. We offer free customized demos to help members make the most of their individual workouts! Our Wellness Staff is qualified and trained to explain and demonstrate all the equipment found in our Fitness & Wellness Centers, along with the ability to recommend exercise routines and circuit plans. 




PERSONAL TRAINING to keep you motivated & on track

At the Y we have professional trainers and coaches whose sole purpose is to help you reach your wellness goals in both mind and body! We offer a variety of opportunities in personal training, small group training, wellness navigation, nutrition coaching and more for you to become a healthier version of yourself. Each session is tailored completely to your needs, goals and even mood! You have our full attention, and we are here to help build not just muscle, but confidence with ongoing support and motivation that will help keep you on track in your wellness journey.





KID ZONE (FREE CHILDCARE SERVICE) for your peace of mind

A complimentary service to our members, we provide up to two hours of free supervised playtime in a safe, enriching environment through non-structured, age appropriate play activities so your little one can develop social skills while you make time for your own development. The safety of your children is our top priority. Parents, teachers and students with education and training in child development make up our team of dedicated staff. Strict reference and background checks are conducted on all YMCA staff and volunteers. All staff are required to be trained in and certified in infant and adult CPR and First Aid.





ADULT SPORTS to have fun and be active with others

Is group exercise not your thing? We'll always have good old fashion sports. The Y offers a variety of sports and recreation programs for all ages, all levels and all interests. Open Gym at the Berkeley Heights YMCA runs at least twice a day, where you can enjoy hours of basketball, volleyball, soccer and more. We also have sessions for pickleball and tennis players, and plenty of other sports clinics throughout the year.





lap swim, LESSONS & water exercise to get stronger 

Enjoy the Berkeley Heights Community Pool at the YMCA, a brand new, Olympic-sized heated outdoor pool in the summer season, as well as the Summit YMCA's two heated indoor 25 yard pools for lap swim, group exercise and swim lessons. Lap Swim is available multiple times a day, everyday. But there's more than lap swimmers making waves in our pools! Our pool facilities also offers a variety of water fitness classes. From prenatal to parent & child to senior arthritis to Ai Chi and more, including family swim where you can enjoy the water with your kids. Looking for swim lessons? We've got those too! Click below to find a time that works best for you! 





So much more! Follow our website and social media to find out all the latest and greatest going on in our Ys! From youth programs to seniors, teens to adults, free programs to paid sports clinics, we have truly have it all. Whether you are seeking to build muscle, lose weight, becoming more healthy in general, learn a new skill, find community, embrace diversity or get involved with the cause, we strive continually to provide staff, programs, resources and equipment that can best help you to achieve your goals!




We can't wait to meet you! For more information, to schedule a tour, or to register to become a member, click on a link below, contact us or come visit us in-person!

Scared of commitment? We understand... Try the Y for FREE with a guest pass!

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As a nonprofit, we are committed to enhancing the lives of individuals and families in our community. With the generous donations of members, donors, and partners in the community, the Summit Area YMCA is able to offer financial assistance for our programs to those in need.

Financial assistance at the Summit Area YMCA can be used for membership, child care, summer camp, enrichment and/or sports programs where additional fees apply, such as soccer or swimming lessons.



 Questions? Contact the membership team at the branch you are interested in joining!

Maria Nolting

Membership Director

(908)464-8373 Ext. 2024



Pam Halpin

Senior Director of Strategic Innovation & Membership

(908)273-3330 Ext. 1134




About the Summit Area YMCA 

The Summit Area YMCA is one of the area’s leading 501(c)(3) charitable organizations. Founded in 1886, the Summit Area YMCA has a history steeped in working side-by-side with our neighbors to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income and background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Each year, we serve more than 10,000 individuals with our free and fee-based programs and services in an area spanning the communities of Berkeley Heights, Gillette, Millburn, New Providence, Short Hills, Springfield, Stirling and Summit. Through the generosity of our members, donors, and partners, we are able to offer financial assistance for our programs and services to those with demonstrated need.