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Try The Y This Summer! - Open & Free To The Public Thursdays & Fridays


From now through the end of August, the Summit Area YMCA welcomes all adults and seniors to use the Summit YMCA and Berkeley Heights YMCA facilities for free on select days of the week! As strong proponents for improving wellness for all, the Summit Area YMCA is dedicated to strengthening each individual in mind, body and spirit in order to support the foundations of a strong community.

The Berkeley Heights YMCA is currently open to all with its facilities every Thursday this summer through the end of August 2016. Try any number of high energy, fun group exercise classes ranging from our popular Les Mills Body Pump, Cardio Blast, or All Terrain Cycling. For a more gentle, yet still challenging work out, try Barre Sculpt—or relax with Gentle Yoga, Balance Strength and Coordination, and more.

Similarly, the Summit YMCA will be open and free to the public each Friday until the end of August. Friday group exercise offerings include Les Mills Body Pump, Les Mills GRIT, Indoor Rowing, Hot Primal Yoga, Barre Sculpt, Vinyasa Yoga, and Ai-Chi to name a few. In addition to group exercise, the Y provides a state-of-the-art Wellness and Fitness Centers, 2 pools, gymnasium with full sized basketball court, rock wall, and more!

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Adults over the age of 18 will be able to use the facility for the day’s entirety after signing in with the Member Services Desk at their designated branch. Photo identification and a signed guest waiver are required to gain access to the facility.

In addition, have an afternoon of splish splashin' fun at the Berkeley Heights Community Pool at the YMCA. Bring the family or come with friends with a day guest pass at a discounted rate of $20 per person any day!

Your children will love our swim team, swimming, basketball and tennis lessons. Come enjoy our adult early bird swim at 7:00 am, or just relax on our beautiful grounds.  Our facility includes a full service snack bar, onsite basketball and tennis courts, tetherball, horseshoes and shuffleboard courts, as well as daily activities for all ages.  For more information, please visit

After you fall in love with the Y, become a member with a buddy and save 20% off your monthly rate. Membership will provide access to YMCA KidZone babysitting, special events and much more. The Summit Area YMCA is a community stronghold that connects people from all walks of life in a neutral, stigma-free space for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.  Since its founding in 1886, the Summit Area YMCA has been 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. For families and individuals struggling financially, please inquire about the Y’s need-based financial assistance. 

For a tour, more information or to register to become a member, visit  or visit us in-person at The Summit YMCA at 67 Maple Street, Summit, NJ 07901 or at The Berkeley Heights YMCA at 550 Springfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922.

The Summit Area YMCA is one of area’s leading 501c3 organizations. Through the generosity of our members, donors, and partners, we are able to offer financial assistance for our programs and services to those with demonstrated need. To strengthen your community and provide others with the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive, make your tax-deductible donation today at

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