Explore special savings for various Y programs and services!
Become a better you at the Y. Claim your free trial membership and explore all we have to offer before you join!
Our trial memberships provide potential members with 7-day access to use the fitness center, weight room and participate in lap swim or group exercise classes at the Berkeley Heights YMCA & Summit YMCA.
How to sign up:
1. Select the location* of your choice below.
*Regardless of your selection, your trial membership includes access to both the Berkeley Heights YMCA & Summit YMCA.
2. Enter your information in the required fields
3. Click on Next and create your account
If you are unable to sign up online, please call us during business hours at (908)273-3330 or (908)464-8373 or visit us in-person for assistance.
Trial Membership Terms & Conditions:
Enjoy great savings to as you start on the path to a stronger you!
Our Personal Training program is designed to provide you with an individualized program based on your needs and your goals. If you are new to personal training at the Y, take advantage of our new client special offer—3x (one-on-one) customized personal training sessions for only $200!
Refer a friend and receive a $100 Y credit!
Receive a $100 Y credit (to apply towards your Y account as you'd like) upon your referral enrolling in a full-time child care program at the Berkeley Heights YMCA or The Learning Circle YMCA Child Care Center.
• Receive a one-time referral credit of $100
• Valid for enrollment of new members only
• Some restrictions apply
Free memberships for 7th graders to promote a lifetime of healthy habits!
7th Grade is a pivotal and transitional time, more than ever we want to help keep our youth active and engaged. Through our commitment to supporting and encouraging youth to make good decisions and form habits that lead to a healthy lifestyle, the Summit Area YMCA is proud to offer free memberships to all 7th grade students in our service area (Berkeley Heights, Gillette, Millburn, New Providence, Short Hills, Springfield, Stirling and Summit). Available at both the Berkeley Heights YMCA and Summit YMCA.
After enrollment, each student must complete a mandatory orientation and fitness demo that focuses on safety and proper technique in order to activate the membership. Once completed, students receive a teen membership to the Summit Area YMCA that is valid through June 30, 2023 and can participate in all the available offerings at both the Berkeley Heights YMCA & Summit YMCA (please note, some programs may be restricted by age).
Free memberships for active military members, spouses and children!
The Summit Area YMCA created the 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. Active duty and deployed personnel of the Armed Services, their spouses and families (dependent children) are eligible for a free military membership. Free Military memberships are given in 6 month intervals and are renewed by request.
For more information or to request your free membership, please click on the link below to contact Member Services.
Get one month free when joining the YMCA!
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 applies at time of joining.
For more information or to request your free month, please click on the link below to contact Member Services.
Buy gift certificates for family or friends to use on membership or programs at the Y!
Give the gift of wellness and more with a YMCA Gift Certificate! Gift Certificates can be used towards:
• Membership Fees
• YMCA Wellness, Recreation, Social Programs
• Personal or Small Group Training
• Childcare or Summer Camp
• Anything you pay for at the Y!
Available for purchase in-house at the Berkeley Heights YMCA and Summit YMCA.
The Summit Area YMCA reserves the right to modify or cancel these offers at any time. In this ever changing landscape, all offers, policies and available programs may be subject to change upon short notice.