We impact our community by supporting teens as they develop lifelong habits for health and well-being in an environment which fosters becoming respectful, responsible, honest and caring individuals in order to develop into contributing members of the community.
The Gateway Family YMCA offers teen membership and programs at our Elizabeth, Five Points and Rahway branches.
- Elizabeth Branch
135 Madison Avenue
Elizabeth NJ 07201
Contact: Dante Burgess, SACC & Day Camp Director
Five Points Branch
201 Tucker Avenue
Union NJ 07083
Contact: Thomas Galuppo, Program Director
1564 Irving Street
Rahway NJ 07065
Contact Lexy Anderson, Healthy Living Director
Benefits of our Program
- Safe and Secure Facilities
Trained and Compassionate Staff
7th graders receive a free one year membership
Monthly Teen Nights
Health Assessments and Orientation
Branch Specific programs and activities
7TH GRADE MEMBERSHIPS
The Gateway Family YMCA provides FREE memberships to all 7th Grade students. Stop by ANY branch with proof of grade (report card, school ID) to join for FREE! If yo u are a 7th grade student in or near the surrounding communities of Elizabeth, Rahway or Union, NJ, you qualify for a FREE 7th Grade membership to The Gateway Family YMCA.
THANKS TO DONORS LIKE YOU, the 7th Grade Initiative has impacted the lives of local teens, providing support, encouragement, positive role models and a lasting impact at a pivotal time in their development. At The Gateway Family YMCA, teens like Gerby Janvier are able to participate in the 7th Grade Initiative, receiving support and membership at no cost. This is Gerby's Y story . . .