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Last Chance for Y's Summer Promotion: One-Month Trial Memberships


It’s the last chance to sign up for the Madison Area YMCA summer promotion for one-month trial memberships going on now through Aug. 9.

All trial memberships expire Sept. 8. Participants who join after the trial membership period ends on Aug. 9 but before Sept. 30 will receive one month free. 

Adults (25-olus) trial membership: $70; Family trial membership: $105; Young Adults (18-24) trial membership: $50; Older Youth (12-17) trial membership: $34.

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Membership is non-transferrable and may not be combined with any other offer. Fees may not be pro-rated. Additional restrictions may apply.

Trial membership participants may enjoy unlimited use of the recently updated fitness center, open lap and family swimming times, open gym and Kids Central, the Y’s indoor playground.

The recently renovated indoor playground for preschool/school-age children features a cargo bridge, trolley glide, gym ring challenge and monkey bars.

A dedicated toddler area includes stand-alone elements such as a huge hippopotamus beanbag, animal-shaped rockers, stationary sit-on cars/animals and wall-mounted games. Kids Central also offers Drop & Go, a babysitting option available Monday through Friday from 11a.m. to 3 p.m., which allows parents to drop off children and leave the building for two hours. 

The Madison Area YMCA offers hundreds of specialty classes and numerous competitive team opportunities for children to practice and develop good sportsmanship, experience being part of a team and realize their potential while in a healthy and safe environment.

Financial assistance may be available. For additional information, contact Member Services at the Madison Area YMCA, located at 111 Kings Rd. in Madison, call 973-822-9622 or visit

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Upcoming Events


Thu, July 19, 12:00 PM

Madison YMCA, Madison

Free Childhood Nutrition Seminar at the F.M.

Fri, August 10, 6:00 PM

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, Madison

Downtown Concert Series: Mama D & The Vexations

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Sun, September 30, 8:00 AM

College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown

Walk to Fight Alzheimer's

Giving Back Health & Wellness

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