This November, the Summit Area YMCA will be hosting a variety of activities and events to honor and celebrate our Veterans and Active Military Personnel and their families in addition to offering a special membership offer for active Military.

Events include:
Monday, November 11:

  • Coffee set up in Summit YMCA lobby to thank our Veterans and Active Military
  • Holiday cards for Summit Area YMCA members to sign and be sent to United Soldiers and Sailors of America, which will be sent to active duty military overseas at the Summit YMCA
  • A Thank You service card project for the Vets at Lyons VA Hospital at the Summit YMCA
  • A Wish List and Holiday Gift collection for various units at Lyons VA Hospital and Operation Chill Out for homeless veterans at the Summit YMCA
  • Veterans Day Breakfast hosted by the Berkeley Heights YMCA at Veterans of Foreign Wars in Berkeley Heights 
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars, 15 Locust Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
  • Veterans Day Luncheon at Veterans of Foregin Wars in New Providence 
    • 17 W 3rd St, New Providence, NJ 07974

Did you know, the Summit Area YMCA offers FREE MEMBERSHIPS to active military?

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The Summit Area YMCA (which includes the Berkeley Heights YMCA and Summit YMCA) offers a 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. Eligible military families and personnel include active duty or deployed personnel of the Armed Services, their spouses and families (dependent children). FREE Military memberships are given in 6 month intervals and are renewed by request.
 

IN HONOR OF MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH, WE ARE ALSO OFFERING AN EXCLUSIVE MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL TO OUR VETERANS!

NO JOINERS FEE & THIRD MONTH FREE!

Eligible military veterans must show proof of ID. Offer is for new members only and may be redeemed from November 1, 2019 - November 30, 2019 at the Berkeley Heights YMCA and the Summit YMCA. $95 Joiners Fee waived. Third full month (February) free.

For more information or specific questions on offer details, please contact:
 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA Questions? Contact:

MARIA NOLTING
BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA

Membership Director
CONNECT WITH ME:

maria.nolting@thesay.org

(908)464-8373

SUMMIT YMCA Questions? Contact:

PAM HALPIN
SUMMIT YMCA

Sr. Membership Director
CONNECT WITH ME:

pam.halpin@thesay.org

(908) 273-3330

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

As a nonprofit, we are committed to enhancing the lives of individuals and families in our community. With the generous donations of members, donors, and partners in the community from funds raised during our Annual Campaign and special events, the Summit Area YMCA is able to offer financial assistance to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or background has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

Families with low or moderate household income or those who are experiencing financial hardship are encouraged to apply. Financial assistance can be used for membership, child care, summer camp and/or enrichment and sports programs where additional fees apply, such as soccer and swimming lessons.
 

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About the Summit Area YMCA
The Summit Area YMCA is one of the area's leading 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organizations. Founded in 1886, the Summit Area YMCA has a history steeped in working side-by-side with our neighbors to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income and background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Each year, we serve more than 10,000 individuals with our free and fee-based programs and services in an area spanning the communities of Berkeley Heights, Gillette, Millburn, New Providence, Short Hills, Springfield, Stirling and Summit. Through the generosity of our members, donors and partners, we are able to offer financial assistance for our programs and services to to our community members including college prep and career mentoring to teens, special needs activities for youth, childcare for low income parents, weekends meals for families in need, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA for adult cancer survivors, memberships for active military, Healthy Hearts Cardiac Maintenance for seniors and more.