Campers embark on a fun and magical journey!

With three locations (Drew University, F.M. Kirby Children's Center, and the Family Center) for the Summer of '23, Quest Camps are indeed the place to be! From preschool through 10th grade, campers will have a great experience reaching their goals by building character and independence through a variety of age-appropriate activities led by thoughtful, caring staff.


We have renewed enthusiasm as our community returns to more familiar social, volunteer and wellness activities. In this year of renewal, our Annual Campaign is more important than ever. Give today!

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.

Updates and Resources

We know how important the Y is to you and all the communities we serve. Your health and well-being remain our highest priority. Learn more about our commitment to cleaning, sanitizing, air filtration, and our mask policy.

May 1, 2023
Available for purchase May 1 - September 4, 2023.
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June 1, 2023
Summer Trial Memberships
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June 9, 2023
3-day Lifeguard Certification course on Friday, June 9 - Sunday, June 11
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June 13, 2023
Weekly on Tuesdays from 3 - 6PM
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June 16, 2023
F.M. Kirby Center: Closed for Professional Development Day
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  • Fitness Center and EGYM FAQs

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  • Kids Central Open Play and Babysitting Expand Hours Beginning 11/28

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  • Drop-off/pickup Policy for programs at the Family Center

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  • Madison Area YMCA Welcomes Kids Central Manager Iris Oladapo

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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!
We have Programs for Everybody
With programs for all ages including adults and seniors, we nurture the potential of kids, help people live healthier lives, and support our neighbors. Individual program descriptions and availability for programs that require registration can be searched by Age and/or Program Area. Find your way to get involved! Members receive a discount on Program Fees.
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.