Madison Area YMCA In the News


Swim For Our Cause!

Feb 20, 2015

For more information contact:
Madison Area YMCA
Marketing & Communications Department
973.822.9622 ext. 2241
For Immediate Release through the March 14

Swim For Our Cause!

CAPTION: Olivia Hunt,12, of Madison, Patti Foot of Chatham and Roseanne Lemongello of Basking Ridge participated in last year’s swimathon.

(Madison, NJ) February 20, 2015- All in the community are invited to Swim for Our Cause on Saturday, March 14, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to benefit the Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Fund.

For a $50 contribution per swimmer, of which $25 is the entry fee plus $25 or more in pledges, swimmers can Swim For Our Cause at the Madison Area YMCA Family Center’s pool. Pledge forms are available at the Family Center’s Welcome Center, Aquatics office or pool area. Participants can also “Swim for Our Cause” at another pool if they cannot attend the Family Center on March 14.

The Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Campaign raises awareness and funds for the Y’s financial assistance program that enables the participation of hundreds of children and families, who work or reside in Madison, Chatham and Florham Park, to participate in Y programs and services regardless of their abilities to pay. Support is provided based upon demonstrated need. All donations remain local.

The Annual Campaign also helps the Y broaden its reach into initiating enriching community wellness and health-enhancing programs such as its cancer survivors’ program LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, the Community Mental Health Initiative, the Diabetes Prevention Program. Enhance®Fitness, Parkinson’s Disease Program and Walk with Ease, an arthritis program.

Non-members must present a state or government-issued photo ID to access the facility.

For more information, please contact Patti Foot at or call 973.635.9280.