Exciting News! The Community YMCA and YMCA of Western Monmouth County will join together as one YMCA association to strengthen individuals, families and communities throughout greater Monmouth County.

Collectively, we will serve over 36,000 members and participants, employ more than 1,200 people and engage approximately 650 volunteers, making our new association the second largest YMCA in New Jersey.

The Community YMCA and of YMCA Western Monmouth County are two of the area’s leading nonprofit charities strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Guided by core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, we are dedicated to helping everyone grow in spirit, mind and body regardless of age, income or background.

Our programs and services nurture the potential of children and teens, improve health and well-being and provide opportunities to give back and support our neighbors. In 2018, we provided $900,000 in financial assistance to strengthen approximately 3,000 families in need.

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The Community YMCA and YMCA of Western Monmouth County have a long history of collaboration.
As One Y, we will greatly enhance our programs, and our ability to collaborate with community partners to meet the health and wellness needs of our neighbors.


Now more than ever, families and individuals are turning to the Y for vital resources such as affordable childcare, and mental / behavioral health care. We will offer greater capacity for family, teen and senior programs that foster positive change and a sense of community.


We know that when we work together, we move individuals, families and communities forward.
The Y is here to responds to society’s most pressing needs by developing community-based solutions to help those in need to reach their full potential.

In 2018, our Ys provided over $925,000 in financial assistance to strengthen children, adults, families and seniors in our community.

Collectively, more than 36,000 of our greater Monmouth County neighbors became healthier in spirit, mind and body through Y memberships.

650 volunteers donated their time to help us deliver on our commitment to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

3,400+ children nurtured daily during age-appropriate activities in our Ys preschool, school-age, before and after school care programs

Over 1,500+ children participated Y summer camp and outdoor experiences, developed friendships, discovered new skills, and enhanced their confidence.

6,100+ children learned to swim towards reducing the risk of childhood drowning, instilling a lifelong love of swimming and educating children on safety around different water environments.


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