Member Benefits

Member Rates | The Gateway Family YMCA

Membership Means More

When you join the Y, you’ll discover new ways to connect with your potential, purpose and community.  No matter where you are on your journey, the Y is where you can be, belong and become.  Join us!

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Why Choose the Y?

Our programs, services, and initiatives enable kids to realize their true potential, prepare teens for college, offer ways for families to have fun together and empower people to be healthier in spirit, mind and body. We are here to welcome and embrace newcomers and help foster a spirit of community service and pride.

Benefits of Full Privilege YMCA Membership

  • Supportive Staff & Volunteers
  • Clean, Welcoming Facilities
  • Family Activities & Events
  • Get Started Visit with a Wellness Coach
  • 7th Grade Initiative & Leaders Club
  • Nationwide Membership
  • Priority Program Registration
  • Belong & Support Your Community
  • Preferred Member Pricing
  • Open Gymnasium for Basketball, Soccer & Pickleball
  • Youth Sports, Gymnastics & Dance Programs
  • Arts Programs, STEAM & Enrichment
  • Complimentary Guest Passes*
  • Flexible Membership Options
  • Trained and Compassionate Staff
  • Free Health Assessments and Orientations
  • Membership for All Ages
  • Access to 4 Membership and 6 Program Branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union
  • Corporate Membership Options
  • Worksite Wellness Opportunities
  • 65+ Complimentary Group Exercise Programs
  • Small Group/Specialty Group Meetings and Clubs
  • Lap & Family Swimming
  • Member Socials, Clubs & Small Group Opportunities for Socialization and Community
  • Child Watch**
  • Support for Health and Well-Being Goals
  • Variety of Classes for All Levels of Participation
  • Personalized Programs and Fitness Opportunities
  • Custom Wellness Opportunities
  • Convenient Hours
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • 24-Hour YMCA360
  • 24-Hour Virtual Y On Demand
  • Live Virtual Wellness & Group Exercise Programs
  • Virtual Seminars & Family Events
  • Mobile App

*Member Benefits may vary by membership type   **Please review Child Watch guidelines

YMCA Membership Application

In order to expedite in-person Membership registration and/or your first visit to the YMCA, you may print and complete the application listed below.

Learn More about Membership Opportunities at The Gateway Family YMCA in our convenient brochure

The Gateway Family YMCA