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Competitive Teams

At the Madison Area YMCA, our mission is to foster the growth and development of individuals through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. Our Competitive Teams, including: Lady Gators and Gators Basketball Teams, Mariners Swim Team, Rosettes Gymnastics Team, and the Lady Royals and Royals Soccer Teams, embody this mission by promoting not just physical excellence, but also values of teamwork, discipline, and sportsmanship.

We believe in nurturing the potential of every athlete, encouraging them to strive for personal and team achievements while maintaining a strong emphasis on respect, inclusivity, and community. Our programs aim to inspire a lifelong passion for sports and healthy living, ensuring that each participant grows as an individual and as a member of our Y family. Interested in joining one of our Competitive Teams? Learn more below. 



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Rosettes Gymnastics Team

The Madison Area YMCA Rosettes are a competitive nationally ranked gymnastics team. Nationally ranked in the top 10 for more than 30 years, the team is comprised of gymnasts ages 5 -18 years old.  The Rosettes practices grace, strength, poise, teamwork and good sportsmanship.  

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Lady Gators and Gators

The Madison Area YMCA's Lady Gators are a very successful and competitive travel basketball program. Practices will be held twice a week on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Games are played on the weekends.

The Gators Teams play in the New Jersey YMCA Basketball League and Tournament. Regular season practices will be held on Tuesday & Thursday nights with one additional practice day held for grades 7 & 8. The Y focuses on skill development, teamwork, fair play, and fun.

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Mariners Swim Team

The Madison Area YMCA Swim Team offers a year-round opportunity for competitive swimming in both YMCA and USA Swimming. Limited spots on the Madison Area YMCA Mariners Competitive Swim Team are available. The team is comprised of girls and boys ages 6 years old through high school seniors. The main competitive season runs from September through March. Summer clinics are open to aspiring Mariners. For more information, contact Senior Aquatics Director Yean Jimenez by email or at 973-822-9622 x2230.

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Lady Royals and Royals Soccer Teams

 As a part of the travel soccer program, our Lady Royals and Royals Soccer Teams Y travel soccer offers young athletes the opportunity to compete at a higher level while emphasizing teamwork, discipline, and sportsmanship. Our program aims to develop players' skills and character, fostering a lifelong passion for soccer and healthy living.