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Membership Types | The Gateway Family YMCA

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A YMCA membership gives you so much more than access to our facilities! It helps you lead a healthier lifestyle by building relationships, providing a way for you to be a part of your community & helping you to help others.

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Full Privilege YMCA Membership

You BELONG at the Y!  A Full Privilege YMCA Membership provides the most inclusive membership opportunity, enabling you to be a part of something bigger while also receiving the strongest YMCA benefits for your family.  Full Privilege Membership includes unlimited access to the Elizabeth, Five Points, Rahway and Wellness Center Branches based on facility schedules and youth policies, as well as programs and services throughout The Gateway Family YMCA at Full Member pricing and registration benefits.  Full Members receive 24-Hour access to YMCA360 and Virtual Y on Demand, as well as live Virtual programs taught by The Gateway Family YMCA.  Access to Nationwide Membership and YMCA’s across the country is also included with Full Privilege Memberships.

CLICK HERE to review a comprehensive list of Member Benefits.  Members should join the branch they intend to utilize at least 50% of their visits, as your Home Y Branch.  

Your Family BELONGS Here!

Full Privilege Membership Categories Include:

  • Youth: 12 & under
  • Teen: 13-19 years
  • Young Adult: 20-29 years
  • Adult: 30-61 years
  • Senior: 62 years & older
  • Senior Couple: Two (2) adults age 62+ residing in the same household with no children on the membership
  • Single Parent Family:  One (1) Adult and children residing in the household under the age of 27
  • Family: Two (2) adults and children residing in the household under the age of 27

The Gateway Family YMCA partners with many local employers and national programs to provide expanded membership opportunities to our community.  CLICK HERE to review our list of Membership Partners.

Community Impact – All Members are invited to Add a Community Impact Monthly Donation to Directly Support Financial Assistance and Membership For All.  To make giving easy, all memberships listed as +Community Impact include an automatic monthly donation to the Annual Support Campaign.  Should you wish to include a monthly donation at an amount of your choosing, please visit the welcome center for a Pledge Form, and our staff will be happy to assist, and thank, you!

For Full Privilege Members in an Individual Membership who wish to upgrade to a Family YMCA Membership, a Concierge Membership Upgrade Service is available to assist in finding the correct fit for you or your family.

Belong From Home! Virtual Only YMCA Membership

The Y isn’t a building.  It’s people from all backgrounds and walks of life who come together to improve their lives, nurture their families and strengthen our community, together.  We understand that not all members want to visit the Y in person.

BELONG to the Y and Support Your Community!   By belonging to the Y through your Virtual Only membership, you are providing support to ALL in your community, through programs to combat social isolation, housing insecurity, learning loss prevention, safety around water and essential child care.  Virtual Only membership provides individual access to a variety of free live Virtual Programs, a library of recommended recorded programs and priority registration with Full Privilege pricing on any paid Virtual Programs.  Virtual Only membership includes 24-Hour access to YMCA360 and Virtual Y on Demand.

Virtual Only Membership does not include access to The Gateway Family YMCA facility or in-person programs.  For Virtual Only Members who wish to upgrade to a  Full Privilege YMCA membership, a Concierge Membership Upgrade Service is available to assist in finding the correct fit for you or your family.

Basic Program YMCA Membership

Available on an annual basis, a Basic Program Membership entitles individual members to register for programs, child care and summer camp at Basic Program Member rates and registration benefits.  Basic Program Membership does not include access to The Gateway Family YMCA facility or virtual options, with the exception of attendance in the program currently registered.

For Basic Program Members who wish to upgrade to a Full Privilege YMCA membership, a Concierge Membership Upgrade Service is available to assist in finding the correct fit for you or your family.

Community Membership

Everyone Belongs at the Y!  Available on an annual basis, The Gateway Family YMCA Community Membership is open to all individuals and families who live in the communities served by our YMCA in Eastern Union County and Northern Middlesex County. Community Membership is an opportunity to participate in designated YMCA programs, special events and communications through a complimentary membership designed to provide access to all.

Community Membership does not include access to The Gateway Family YMCA facility or virtual options, with the exception of attendance in designated community programs, events or services.  CLICK HERE for additional information on a Community Membership at The Gateway Family YMCA.

For Community Members who wish to upgrade to a Virtual Only, Basic Program, or Full Privilege YMCA membership, a Concierge Membership Upgrade Service is available to assist in finding the correct fit for you or your family.

 

At The Gateway Family YMCA our mission is to serve all.  When a member joins our cause, they become a part of our Y family.  We are here to support our members and strengthen our community through programs and services that support spirit, mind and body for all.  Join The Gateway Family YMCA and become part of a community committed to helping you and your family to learn, grow and thrive!

Should you choose to join the Y in person, you can download the application in advance:

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A SAFE ENVIRONMENT

The YMCA conducts regular sex offender screenings on all members, participants and guests. If a sex offender match occurs, the YMCA will cancel membership, end program participation, and remove visitation access. All visiting individuals 18 and over must provide a government issued photo ID upon entry to any of our YMCA facilities, programs or services

Please Note:  A YMCA Membership is considered active when all payments are current

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