Madison Area YMCA’s Expanded Indoor Health and Wellness Offerings

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MADISON — The Madison Area YMCA is here to support you in achieving your health and wellness goals this fall and keeping your family moving and active! At the Y, there’s something for everyone.

They are excited to expand our indoor health and wellness offerings, days, and hours to accommodate more members starting Tuesday, September 8! Health and Wellness Director Christian Esola shares, “With their new two-hour blocks, members can establish their health and wellness routine on their own schedule Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m.  to 8:00 p.m.” Christian also shares that, “Expanded weekend hours begin on September 12: Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. With cardio fitness equipment spaced six feet apart, members will have access to free weights, strength training machines, and more at the Madison Area YMCA’s Family Center!”

Arrive at the Y with your face mask/covering. Masks are required to be on when entering or leaving the facility and while working out. We’re following guidelines from health experts and local officials to ensure that our facilities meet the highest standards for hygiene and safety, and we have modified our policies and programs to facilitate safe physical/social distancing practices. Click here for more information on how to reserve your fitness center time slot and what to expect when visiting the facility.

They are also pleased that we are now able to offer active Madison Area YMCA Members access to indoor lap swims through a partnership with the Summit Area YMCA. Expanded member-only aquatics offerings at the Summit Area YMCA pool will follow after Labor Day, including indoor Water Exercise and private swim lessons. To learn more about how to reserve your lap swim time slot and what to expect when visiting the Summit Area YMCA, click here.

New to the area and thinking about fall and early education child care options? Experience a virtual tour of the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA, a Grow New Jersey Kids rated center with a spacious campus conveniently located in the quiet Madison neighborhood. With availability limited due to mandated classroom capacity restrictions, parents are encouraged to inquire about securing their child’s enrollment spot today. Select enrollment opportunities are available for new families with children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. Please email the Director of Child Care Services Karen Fusco at KFusco@madisonymca.org or click here.

Madison Area YMCA Senior Program Director Kim Buccheri shares that, “Our thriving competitive youth sports programs are running and open for limited enrollment. Whether your child is interested in gymnastics, swimming, or basketball, we have a program for them.”

Our nationally-ranked Rosettes Gymnastics team has been training all summer and preparing for when competition season may begin. Interested in being a part of the team? For inquiries please contact Gymnastics & Y Ninja Gym Director Christina Lopez at CLopez@madisonymca.org.

Have an active swimmer? Get them swimming outdoors while the temperature remains warmer with the Y’s Mariners Competitive Swim Team. Select opportunities are available for new athletes looking to take the plunge. Contact Competitive Aquatics Director Jon Siegel at JSiegel@madisonymca.org to learn more.

The Madison Area YMCA’s Gators, a very successful and competitive travel basketball program, offers players the opportunity to learn and develop skills for the game along with game strategies and competition. Our youth basketball league is designed for children to play the game of basketball while learning teamwork and sportsmanship. Contact Associate Sports Director Aaron Goodwin at AGoodwin@madisonymca.org to learn more about joining the program.

There are so many reasons to visit the Y! Are you new to the community? If you would like to join the Y or reactivate your membership to participate in Outdoor Group Exercise classes, Indoor Aquatics, Fitness Center offerings, or other programs and services, please contact us for a tour or to discuss your options by emailing membership@madisonymca.org. We can’t wait to see you and your family soon!

As a mission-driven charitable organization and community wellness center, the Madison Area YMCA is dedicated to nurturing the potential of our youth, providing a safe space for teens, improving the community’s health and well-being, and giving back by providing support to our neighbors.