Policies & Procedures


All changes to membership (upgrades, downgrades and holds) must be made by the 25th of the month prior to ensure proper billing. 

Members must submit, in person, at least 1 business day prior to bill date, the YMCA Membership Edit Form to cancel their membership. Once the form is received, the member will have one more payment and their membership will remain active for the entire month after that final payment is made.


Membership Cards

Membership cards are issued to all members over the age of 13 and must be presented at Member Services each time you enter the facility. Membership cards are not transferable.

Locker Rentals

Lockers are available to members. Arrangements may be made at Member Services.

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates for membership or programs may be purchased at Member Services.

Class Makeups

Classes will be rescheduled or credits issued for cancellations due to inclement weather, instructor illness, or cancellations made by the YMCA. Class attendance is the responsibility of the participant. The Y does not provide make-up classes due to member absences.

Class Transfers

A nominal charge may apply. Transfers will be made without charge in cases of inappropriate class placement or class cancellation.


Program Cancellations

The YMCA reserves the right to cancel or combine classes due to insufficient enrollment or other circumstances beyond its control. If we cancel any class in which you are enrolled, you will be given a full refund/credit or placed in another class.


Guest Policy

  • Family members are allowed 5 guests a year.
  • Adult, College and Teens, 3 guests a year.
  • 7th grade members and youth members are not permitted to have guests.
  • Youth and teens cannot sign their own guest form; it must be signed in by parent/guardian. It will be kept on file for a year.
  • 1 visit per month with a member.
  • Same guest may come with member a maximum of 1 time a month.
  • If coming in without a member: A day pass is $20 and a week pass is $30 pass.
  • Short term and Reciprocal and visiting Y members may not bring a guest.
  • There are no guests for Adult Basketball or Adult Soccer.


Methods of Payment

Automatic Monthly Credit Card Payment is an easy way to pay as you go! Your VISA, American Express or MasterCard is debited monthly. Membership is continuous until cancelled in writing.

Full Payment — Annual dues may be paid in full upon joining and yearly thereafter. Payments are accepted via cash, check or credit card. See Member Service desk for details.

Joining Fee — This one-time fee is due in full upon joining or rejoining, and is used to maintain buildings and equipment. The fee is waived for memberships that are renewed within 45 days of expiration.

A voluntary $5 monthly tax deductible contribution may be added to the monthly dues and supports our Annual Campaign efforts.



The YMCA reserves the right to change membership fees with a 30-day written notice to members.



  • Terri Clinton

    • Executive Director
      • Summit YMCA
    • (908) 273-3330 ext. 1126
  • Tiffany Escott

    • Executive Director
      • Berkeley Heights YMCA
    • (908) 738-2141