Types of Membership

 


Members are the heart of our Y family and our most valued assets. We welcome you to experience and enjoy first-hand what the YMCA is truly about.

As a cause-driven organization, we focus on developing the potential of kids and teens, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors. The Y is that and so much more... Come find out for yourself!

  1. Parents find a safe, positive environment where good values, social skills and healthy behaviors are taught and reinforced with children.
  2. Families come together to have fun and spend quality time with each other.
  3. Children and teens play, are accepted for who they are and begin discover what they can achieve.
  4. Adults connect with friends, pursue interests, feel supported on their wellness journey.

For more information, to schedule a tour, claim a guest pass or to register to become a member, click on a link below, contact us or come visit us in-person! 

 

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YOUTH MEMBERSHIP

Individuals age 6 months to age 12 can participate in parent/child, preschool, youth classes and programs with this type of membership.

 


 

7th GRADE MEMBERSHIP

The Summit Area YMCA offers free memberships to all local 7th graders who may choose to sign up to participate in this fun health and wellness program at either the Berkeley Heights YMCA or Summit YMCA. Each 7th Grader receives a gym equipment demo with their enrollment. Demos focus on safety and proper technique. Once all demos are completed, 7th graders will have a full access membership to the Y. Each month 7th graders will have special events and activities exclusive to the program. Please Note: A parent or legal guardian must sign the paperwork in order to activate the paperwork in person. A school ID, roster or report card is also required to enroll.

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TEEN MEMBERSHIP

A Teen Membership gives an opportunity for teens to take advantage of the Y's full breadth of programs that promote healthy living. You will have full access to the Summit facility including two pools, extensive fitness center and free weight room, a wide variety of fitness classes, a gymnasium with basketball and volleyball courts, a climbing wall and many other benefits. Please Note: a parent or legal guardian must sign the paperwork in order to activate the paperwork in person. *Berkeley Heights YMCA All-in-One Membership includes full access to the Summit YMCA's facilities with no extra fees. Standard membership types will require a $3 fee per visit.

 


 

COLLEGE MEMBERSHIP

College memberships are available to students with proof of 12 credits as an undergraduate or 9 credits at the graduate level. Students are entitled to all of the benefits given to an Adult member. Must be done in person. Note: A photo ID is required when signing up for this membership. **Berkeley Heights YMCA All-in-One Membership includes full access to the Summit YMCA's facilities with no extra fees. Standard membership types will require a $3 fee per visit.

 


 

SHORT-TERM SPRING BREAK COLLEGE MEMBERSHIP

Short-term memberships of 1-2 months are available to college students during semester break. Please contact us for information on purchase dates and pricing.

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ADULT MEMBERSHIP

An Adult Membership gives an opportunity for individuals 18 years and older to take advantage of the Y's full breadth of programs that promote healthy living. You will have full access to the Summit YMCA facility including two pools, extensive fitness center and free weight room, a wide variety of fitness classes, a gymnasium with basketball and volleyball courts, a climbing wall and many other benefits. Note: A photo ID is required when signing up for this membership. *Berkeley Heights YMCA All-in-One Membership includes full access to the Summit YMCA's facilities with no extra fees. Standard membership types will require a $3 fee per visit.

 


 

BUDDY MEMBERSHIP

Join with a friend and you each save 20% on your standard monthly membership rate. Or bring in a new buddy with the same membership type and both of you get the monthly savings! It is available to all membership types excluding Youth. Please click below for more information on the Buddy Membership program including eligibility, rules, and limitations.

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FAMILY MEMBERSHIP

This membership provides up to two adults residing at the same address and all dependents age 22 and under with programs that nurture kids and promote healthy living. Family members enjoy priority registration for all youth development programs, full usage of the Summit facility including two pools, fitness center, free weight room, all fitness classes, gymnasium with basketball and volleyball courts, and climbing wall. Enjoy exclusive access to weekly Family Gym & Swim, plus free babysitting while parents are exercising. Please Note: a photo ID is required when signing up for a membership. *Berkeley Heights YMCA All-in-One Membership includes full access to the Summit YMCA's facilities with no extra fees. Standard membership types will require a $3 fee per visit.

 


 

SENIOR ADULT MEMBERSHIP

A Senior Adult Membership gives an opportunity for adults to take advantage of the Y's full breadth of programs that promote healthy living. You will have full access to the Summit facility including two pools, extensive fitness center and free weight room, a wide variety of fitness classes, Pickleball, Bridge, Mah Jongg, a gymnasium with basketball and volleyball courts, a climbing wall and many other benefits. Please Note: a photo ID is required when signing up for a membership. This membership type must be registered for in person. *Berkeley Heights YMCA All-in-One Membership includes full access to the Summit YMCA's facilities with no extra fees. Standard membership types will require a $3 fee per visit.

 


 

SENIOR FAMILY MEMBERSHIP

This membership provides two adults (one of which is 62+) residing at the same address and all dependents age 22 and under with programs that nurture kids and promote healthy living. Sr. Family members enjoy priority registration for all programs, full usage of the Summit facility including two pools, fitness center, free weight room, Pickleball, Bridge, Mah Jongg, all fitness classes, gymnasium with basketball and volleyball courts, and climbing wall. Please Note: a photo ID is required when signing up for a membership. This membership must be taken out in person. *Berkeley Heights YMCA All-in-One Membership includes full access to the Summit YMCA's facilities with no extra fees. Standard membership types will require a $3 fee per visit.

 


 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA ALL-IN-ONE MEMBERSHIP

This membership allows full access to the Berkeley Heights YMCA and Summit YMCA facilities with no extra fees. Standard Berkeley Heights membership types will require a $3 fee per visit to the Summit YMCA. All-in-One also includes participation in Nationwide Membership program for free access to all participating YMCA's in the United States. 

 


 

NATIONWIDE MEMBERSHIP

As of 2017, your Y membership allows you to visit any participating YMCA in the United States and Puerto Rico, at no additional cost. So, whether you are traveling on the west coast for business or visiting relatives down south, you can get your workout in and connect with the larger Y community wherever you go.

Just bring your Y membership card and a photo ID to the Y you are visiting. Some restrictions may apply or vary among the participating Ys, so we recommend calling ahead prior or visiting www.ymca.net to find a participating Y location in the area you are travelling to.

*Berkeley Heights YMCA Standard Memberships are not eligible for this benefit.

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MILITARY MEMBERSHIP

The YMCA Military Outreach Initiative

The Summit Area YMCA offers a Military Outreach Initiative to address the needs of families of deployed military personnel who live far from a military installation and require access to child development, family strengthening, and health and well-being programming. Eligible military families and personnel include active duty or deployed personnel of the Armed Services, their spouses and families (dependent children). Military memberships are given in 6 month intervals and must be renewed. 

 


 

Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Employees or subscribers to Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey get their first month free at the YMCA. Must be new to the Summit YMCA. At the conclusion of the month, the membership can be converted to a regular membership. Joining fees will apply upon membership conversion.

 


 

THIRD PARTY PAYERS

Please reach out to your insurance company to see if they reimburse you all or a part of your YMCA membership. You can access your visits online or see the Member Service staff to help submit paperwork to the insurance company.

 


 

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIPS

Through the YMCA Corporate Membership Program, employers offer employees an attractive benefit that encourages health and wellness. Our Membership Team will work with each employer to develop a program that might include activities such as a fitness challenge designed specifically for your company organized and orchestrated by the Y, a Lunch & Learn series, walking routes mapped out for wellness at work, and Y representatives at your company’s health and wellness events.

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READY TO JOIN OUR Y FAMILY?

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

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CONTACT US

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Contacts

  • Pam Halpin

    • Sr. Director of Strategic Innovation in Membership & Wellness
      • Summit YMCA
    • (908) 273-3330 ext. 1134
  • Maria Nolting

    • Membership Director
      • Berkeley Heights YMCA
    • (908) 464 8373 ext. 2024
  • Cheryl Worobetz

    • Business Manager, Membership
      • Association Services
    • (908) 743-1314