YMCA Open House

The Gateway Family YMCA is inviting the community to “Find Your Passion, Find Your Purpose” this Winter, with a Community Open House January 13-15 and a YMCA Membership Special through January 15.  

The Gateway Family YMCA offers a variety of programs to help achieve greater health and well-being, nurture youth and inspire individuals to give back to better their community.

To learn more about The Gateway Family YMCA, visit www.tgfymca.org or contact the Elizabeth Branch 908-355-9622, Five Points Branch 908-688-9622, Rahway Branch 732-388-0057 or the Wellness Center Branch 908-349-9622 for more information.

Contact Information
  1. Welcome Center
  2. 908-349-9622
  3. WellnessInfo@tgfymca.org
Fri, January 14
8:00 am — 8:00 pm
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The Gateway Family YMCA is inviting the community to “Find Your Passion, Find Your Purpose” this Winter, with a Community Open House January 13-15 and a YMCA Membership Special through January 15.

The Gateway Family YMCA offers a variety of programs to help achieve greater health and well-being, nurture youth and inspire individuals to give back to better their community.

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1000 Galloping Hill Road Union, NJ 07083

The Gateway Family YMCA

1000 Galloping Hill Road
Union, NJ 07083

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