7th Grade Initiative | The Gateway Family YMCA

7th Grade Initiative

The Gateway Family YMCA provides FREE memberships to all 7th Grade students.

Join us as we focus on team building, personal growth, character development, service and volunteerism in our 7th Grade Leader’s Club. Our leaders will create a chart of work specific to the needs within their community.

If you are a 7th Grade Student in or near communities surrounding our branches in Elizabeth, Rahway or Union, NJ, you qualify for a FREE 7th Grade Initiative membership at The Gateway Family YMCA.

Join us as we focus on team building, personal growth, character development, service and volunteerism in our 7th Grade Initiative and 7th Grade Leader’s Club. 

To Join the Y for the 7th Grade Initiative:

  • Visit Any Branch of The Gateway Family YMCA in Elizabeth, Rahway or Union
  • Provide Proof of Grade (Report Card, School ID, Schedule)
  • Bring your Parent or Legal Guardian to sign your membership form
  • Complete a 7th Grade Orientation
The Gateway Family YMCA has been serving the communities in Eastern Union County and Northern Middlesex County since 1900, including Avenel, Carteret, Clark, Colonia, Elizabeth, Hillside, Kenilworth, Linden, Port Reading, Rahway, Roselle, Roselle Park, Sewaren, Union, Vauxhall, Winfield Park, and Woodbridge in NJ, and operates the Dudley House Veterans Transitional Housing Program in Plainfield, NJ.

 

Impact

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 . . .

Though the world may be unpredictable, one thing remains certain – the Y is, and always will be, dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected and secure children, adults, families and communities.

The Gateway Family YMCA