Sign up for Competitive Team Tryouts

History was made on Saturday, February 10 during the 2024 NJ YMCA 8 and Under Championships. Harry Releford, Noah Gad Sotomayor, Owen Shearman, and Zachary Snyder, shattered a 20-year-old record in the Male 100 Medley Relay. In anticipation of discovering more young talented athletes, we are excited to announce tryouts for the Mariners Swim, Rosettes Gymnastics, Lady Gators Basketball, U11 Travel Basketball, Royals and Lady Royals Soccer Teams.

Soar into 2024 with Quest Camps!

Welcome to ACA-accredited Madison Area YMCA Quest Summer Day Camps! With three locations (Drew University, F.M. Kirby Children's Center, and the Family Center), Quest Camp is the place where wide-eyed wonder and ingenious discoveries intersect, friendships take flight, and the journey of self-discovery unfolds with each sunrise! REGISTRATION FOR ALL is now open online!


Ask me whY it matters! We are dedicated to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving our community's health and well-being and giving back by providing support to our neighbors. Give today!

150 Years and Counting!

Propelled by the practices of reaching ALL people through a connection of mind, body, and spirit, the Madison Area YMCA has continued to launch lives, careers, and passions for 150 years and counting.

Find Your Fit at the Y!

Fitness is a very personal journey that does not have a linear path to success. We aim to help each individual reach their vision of success in their own unique way. The Y is a place for everyone, no matter your fitness level or your wellness goals. At the Y, you get to write your own journey, and we will support you at every turn. Look at our Membership Overview and Join Us to Find Your Fit!

High-Quality, Full-Service Early Childhood Education

Thinking about early education child care options? The F.M. Kirby Children's Center is a safe, educational, and fun place for children ages 6 weeks - 5 years old to grow, learn and play. Check out our virtual tour of the F.M. Kirby Children's Center of the Madison Area YMCA, a Grow New Jersey Kids rated Center, conveniently located in the quiet Madison neighborhood.

January 12, 2024
Open Registration for All for Quest Camps begins Friday, January 12, 2024 at 9AM online.
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February 5, 2024
The Teen Leaders Club is hosting a Food Drive from Monday, February 5 - Monday, March 11 in the Family Center lobby.
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March 15, 2024
3-day Lifeguard Certification course on Friday, March 15 - Sunday March 17.
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March 16, 2024
Get excited for the Madison Area YMCA's first ever Girls in Sports Event: Y We Play on Saturday, March 16, 2024!
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March 17, 2024
Mariners Spring Tryouts on Sunday, March 17 and Wednesday, March 20, 2024.
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March 21, 2024
Calling all teens! Join us on Thursday, March 21 for Teen Topics!
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Are You Awesome?
We're growing and we're hiring! Interested in working for the Madison Area YMCA but not sure where to start? Let us help! Tell us a little about yourself and your interests and email it to Associate Director, Program Operations and Administration Sweta Patel today! Join us in a supportive work environment, enjoy a free YMCA membership and the great satisfaction from impacting the life of children, adults and families.
Customized, full-body strength training workout in just 20 minutes? YES!
The reimagining of our Family Center's fitness space is underway. Installation of the EGYM smart strength circuit is complete.
Become a Member Today!
Want to join the Y or need to reactivate your membership? We're here to help! When you join the Madison Area YMCA, you become part of a worldwide association of people working together to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and the community.
Open Play and Babysitting
Kids Central is an indoor modular playground. For preschool and school-age children, Kids Central features include a cargo bridge, trolley glide, gym ring challenge and monkey bars. A dedicated toddler area includes stand-alone elements such as wall-mounted games and stationary sit-on cars/animal. Check out our Open Play and Babysitting schedule today!
Download our Mobile App Today!
The Madison Area YMCA's free app acts as a digital membership card. Link both your membership card and your family members to have in one easily accessible location! Check classes and schedules. Connect to our cardio equipment. Engage in Fitness Challenges, redeem rewards points, check out personal training workouts, track your activity and more!
150 Years of Service
Since 1873 at the Madison Area YMCA, we have nurtured the potential of every youth and teen, improved the community’s health and well-being, and provided opportunities to give back and support neighbors. We believe everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
Child Care / Education
The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA is the largest high-quality early childhood education provider in Morris County. We are a Grow NJ Kids rated school and awarded a Golden Acorn Award for Excellence from Preschool Advantage. With full-time programs for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, students grow with us as we guide them through every age and every stage of childhood.
Madison Chatham Coalition
Night of Conversation: A Prevention Podcast: Substance use and mental health can be challenging topics to discuss with teens. Night of Conversation is an initiative to support parents to raise healthy teens empowered to make good choices including avoiding the use of alcohol and drugs. Tune into “Night of Conversation: A Prevention Podcast.
Project Community Pride
The news and uncertainty is likely provoking some level of stress and anxiety in all of us. Project Community Pride is a Youth & Teen Counseling and Support Program and here to help. Project Community Pride is now offering Telehealth appointments. Click below to learn more.