All Programs

Achievers Program

The Summit Area YMCA’s Achievers/Destination College Program motivates and encourages young adults by giving them the inspiration, support, direction, and opportunities to pursue their personal, academic, and professional goals.

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Adult Basketball League

Join our competitive co-ed Adult Basketball League. Enjoy 8 games and guaranteed entry into the playoffs! 

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Adult Programs

Adult Programs are appropriate for all adults ages 18 and up. Choose from a large variety of wellness options including group exercise, personal training, adult sports, swimming and more. Engage in special events and classes including lunch and learns, seminars, workshops, day trips, mah jongg, bridge, book grou ...

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Adult Sports

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AGES 16 & UP - Water Safety Instructor Certification

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Basketball

The Summit Area YMCA's Basketball program not only teaches the basic skills and rules of the sport, but also focuses on the important values of sportsmanship, teamwork and more. Join a clinic and practice your skills, or join a league to compete and unleash the basketball star inside you!

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Bingo

Join your Summit Area YMCA friends each week for an afternoon of Bingo!

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Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program

Also known as “The Silent Killer”, high blood pressure puts you at risk for heart disease and stroke, which are leading causes of death in the United States. Research shows that monitoring your blood pressure at least twice a month over four months may lower blood pressure in people with high blood pressure. ...

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Board & Card Games

Join your Summit Area YMCA friends each week for an afternoon of board games!

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Childcare

The early years in a child’s life are some of the most important in their lives and will help them become the person they will grow up to be. The Summit Area YMCA provides a nurturing and happy environment where children have the ability to discover their potential and develop their skills.

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Darkness To Light

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Drug Prevention

New Jersey YMCA State Alliance, in collaboration with The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, is introducing a new initiative designed to encourage and support parents in having meaningful and effective conversations with their children to prevent drug use.

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GRADE 2 - Learn to Swim for Free Program

Here at the Y, we believe all children should know how to swim and be safe in and around water. For this reason, we offer the 2nd Grade Learn to Swim Program for non-swimmers at no cost.

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Health & Wellness Special Events

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Healthy U

The Summit Area YMCA is pleased to be part of Healthy U, a statewide initiative to introduce the award winning CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) curriculum aimed at addressing the childhood obesity in the afterschool setting.

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Indoor Sports

Enjoy indoor sports like Pee Wee Soccer, T-ball, Pee Wee Basketball, Youth Basketball Clinics and Pickleball at the Berkeley Heights YMCA and Summit YMCA starting 9/7!

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Indoor Swim Lessons

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Kid Zone & Babysitting

Every parent deserves a break, especially to exercise and feel healthy. That’s why the Summit Area YMCA offers 2-hours of complimentary child watch for Family memberships. Kid Zone is a safe, nurturing, nut-free zone for children ages six weeks to twelve years to play while you work out at the Y.

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Life Skills Prep

Achievers, Leaders Club, Girl Focus are some of the many life skills prep programs we offer. Learn valuable skills in financial literacy, social communications, handling your emotional health, preparing for college, learning about modern technology, and much more.

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Lifeguard Certification

Join us at the Summit YMCA and get certified by the American Red Cross to be a lifeguard! Learn the skills and knowledge to perform water rescues. Participants will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED certification. Course curriculum includes classroom work, practical skills in the ...

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LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

Winter 2023 registration begins.

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Mahjong

Join your Summit Area YMCA friends each week for an afternoon of Mahjong! Connect with others and engage your mind with this fun, intelligent game that requires your concentration, skill, and planning. Please bring your Mahjong cards!

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MX4

Discover MX4. A fresh, motivating, training course style exercise experience that combines best-in-class functional training tools and equipment with traditional and non-traditional exercises. Each group session is guided by an instructor, and run in a timed circuit of short intervals and rest. This method was d ...

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Parkinson's Program

In an effort to empower those living with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, the Summit Area YMCA now offers exercise classes that help individuals manage their quality of life, coordination, range of motion, flexibility, and more.

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Personal Training & Wellness

Personal and small group training give you the benefit of having a customized experience. 

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Ping Pong

Join your Summit Area YMCA friends each week for an exhilarating game of ping pong! Ping Pong is not just a leisurely past time, but a great way to fit a workout into your day while having fun!

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Pre-Swim Team Programs

Prepare for the competitive swimming by joining our Pre-Swim Team Programs! Participants learn at their own pace and advance when they have acquired the skills necessary for the next class level.

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Soccer

Take your pick from our Soccer Programs, from Pee Wee Soccer to Youth Soccer Clinics and Adult Soccer Leagues, the choice is yours. Learn the fundamentals, practice your skills, or compete competitively!

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Special Events

Whether it's parents night out, fitness fun or a holiday themed party, the Summit Area YMCA offers a variety of fun and educational special events for all ages!

 

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SUMMIT YMCA - ARTS, SCIENCES, & LANGUAGES

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Swim

We believe in the importance of water safety and that everyone should be comfortable in and around water. Anyone can learn to swim at any age at the Summit YMCA!

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Swim Team

The Summit Area YMCA swim team (SAY) has nearly a century of tradition of swimming excellence and success at the local, state, and national levels. Our highly selective, year-round competitive program offers training and practice groups for swimmers ages 6 to 18. Our philosophy is a cooperative effort of swimmer ...

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Teen Programs

Achievers, FiTEENess, Teen Chef & Volunteens are some of the many great programs we offer our young adults! Learn valuable skills in financial literacy, social communications, handling your emotional health, preparing for college, learning about modern technology, and much more.

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Training & Certifications

Our Y strengthens the fiber of our community through trainings that include CPR, First Aid, Lifeguard, Water Safety and Child Abuse Prevention that improve the health, safety and well-being of others. Trainings also help participants find employment.

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Trainings and Certifications

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Travel Basketball

Get competitive and try out for the co-ed Travel Basketball team! Your team will play other YMCAs in the area and at Hoop Heaven. There is a 14 and under team and a 12 and under team.

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Water Exercise Classes

Join our Water Exercise Classes and learn to swim or enjoy a great low impact workout. Water exercise can also aid in physical therapy. Loosen up stiff joints or help lessen arthritic pain with the helpful, friendly guidance of our Swim Instructors. The Summit Area YMCA offers anything from intense cardio exerci ...

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Wellness Navigation

We at the Y are here to support you and your wellness goals! Enjoy complimentary Wellness Navigation included in your membership!

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Youth Arts & Enrichment

The Summit Area YMCA offers engaging programs to help youth discover and explore their interests and talents. We believe in the potential of every child and our programs are built to help then learn, grow and thrive in a safe, nurturing environment.

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Youth Basketball

Our basketball clinics are designed to develop fundamental basketball skills while learning, teamwork, strategy and sportsmanship. Children will learn basketball rules, shooting, passing and ball handling. They will also learn offensive and defensive skills like rebounding, and team play.

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Youth Basketball League

Join the Summit Area YMCA's Youth Basketball League open to all community members ages 5-9. Players learn the fundamentals of basketball, make new friends, grow self-confidence and more, in a safe and fun environment. Each player received guaranteed playing time to promote fair play. In this age group, our coa ...

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Youth Enrichment

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Youth Soccer Association

Join our non-competitive soccer league held for youth ages 2.5 - 9 in the spring and fall. Empower your child to feel a sense of achievement as they learn new skills and develop endurance, build friendships, experience Y values of sportsmanship, perseverance, and positive attitude in action.

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7th Grade Membership

Did you know the SAY offers free memberships to all 7th grade students in our service area?

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8th Grade Leaders Club

Through our commitment to supporting and encouraging youth to make good decisions and form wellness habits that lead to a healthy lifestyle, the Summit Area YMCA is proud to offer free memberships to all 8th grade students in our service area, as a continuum of the 7th Grade Initiative Program. Available at the ...

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