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Holiday Hoopla at the Madison Area YMCA: Saturday, December 15

Nov 30, 2018

For more information contact: 
Madison Area YMCA Marketing & Communications 

For Immediate Release                                 

Holiday Hoopla at the Madison Area YMCA: Saturday, December 15 

Caption: Pictured with Santa and Mrs. Claus are Adrian Sherman and Lisa Matheson with their children: Ava Sherman, 8 months old, Ethan Sherman, 5, and Mia Sherman, 2. The family resides in Chatham.  

Holiday Hoopla 2017 Sherman Family


(Madison, NJ) November 30, 2018– Families are invited to the Madison Area YMCA’s 2nd Annual Holiday Hoopla on Sat., Dec. 15 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Family Center. The event is open to the community. It’s free for Y members and $5/family for non-members. 

Holiday Hoopla will include festive holiday crafts and music, STEM building activities, games, a coloring station, Dreidel, snacks and hot cocoa.  

Elf Ken will host festive games in the gymnasium. Elf Gus and his Gymnastics Elves will have a Y Ninja Gym course set up in the Gymnastics Center. Santa Claus, accompanied by Mrs. Claus, will be on hand to hear Christmas lists!


Visit to sign up for Holiday Hoopla. Adults over the age of 18 MUST provide a STATE/government-issued photo ID to enter the facility. 

For more information about Holiday Hoopla and other upcoming family programs offered at the Madison Area YMCA, visit or contact Erin Rowell, Kids Central and Family Programming Manager, at or call 973-822-9622 x2222. 

The Madison Area YMCA is a 501(c)(3) cause-driven charitable organization dedicated to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. All are welcome to be enriched by Y membership, programming, community wellness and health-enhancing programs, regardless of ability to pay. Generous donations to the Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Fund make it possible for everyone in our community to experience the Y.