• College Student Special | Now - August 6

  • Fitness Center and MP4 Unavailable | August 3

  • Renovated Strength, Performance and Functional Training Area Opens | August 4

  • Kirby Children's Center: Welcome Back to School | August 30

  • Annual Charity Golf Classic | September 20

  • What is OPEN NOW at the Y
  • Family Center Expansion Updates
  • Indoor Lap Swimming at the Family Center and partnership with Summit Area YMCA
  • Important Updates About Our Facilities and Mask Information
  • COVID-19 Updates and Resources
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Virtual Y

Experience our brand new, members-only Virtual Y platform, an upgraded livestreaming group exercise experience, where you can find our virtual content in one convenient place! All content features Madison Area YMCA instructors, trainers and program staff.

Quest Camps
Safe Summer,
Save Summer!

Your Preschool - Grade 11 camper gets to be the main character in their story as we create, grow, and explore a Safe Summer 2021. Let's Save Summer together! Registration is open now for our summer day camps at the Kirby Center and Drew University!

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.

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Improve Health Safely, Effectively & YOUR WAY

Let the Y support you in achieving a more healthy lifestyle, with the attention, care and guidance from our talented and credentialed staff and instructors. Our Wellness MY WAY program is designed to be a personalized, low-impact, building block program.

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Are You Awesome?

We're growing and we're hiring! Looking to join a team of dedicated professionals? 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.

Child Care / Education
Specialists in Early Childhood Education and Quality Child Care. The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA offers full-day and half-day for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children. Learn more today!
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Your Mission,
Should You Choose to Accept It...

We are SO CLOSE to opening our Family Center Expansion, and we can hardly contain our excitement! We need your help to make possible a $100,000 challenge donor gift. Every active member and every amount counts! Donations are now accepted via Venmo, PayPal, Apple/Google Pay. Donate today!

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Family Center Expansion Project

We're delighted to report our progress in activating our long-planned $16M Family Center Expansion. With construction underway, we plan to be fully operational by late 2021. Click below to read more about our progress.

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Find the Right Fit for You at the Y!

Our spring and summer session online registration is now open, to help families best plan for the upcoming months. With clinics, workshops, intensives and programs for preschoolers through teenagers across all program areas, there is something for everyone!

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Safety is First

Please read the following information to learn more about what we're doing to maintain a healthy environment at your YMCA. As of Friday, May 28, 2021, mask-free privileges may be enjoyed for those that are fully-vaccinated. Children ages of 2-11, and those individuals that are not fully vaccinated MUST wear a mask when entering and throughout this facility.

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.