For 150 years, the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has been here for all – to empower youth and teens, improve health, and strengthen community. A leading nonprofit charity, the Y unites 36,000 people of all ages, incomes, and backgrounds. During the pandemic, we responded to vital community needs, providing more than $735,000 in relief services. Over the past 5 years, our Y has provided more than $5MM+ in financial assistance and subsidies to Y participants throughout greater Monmouth County.

Our life-changing programs and services are anchored in 9 communities: health and wellness facilities in Freehold Township, Old Bridge and Red Bank; an outdoor day camp in Wall; counseling and social service centers in Eatontown, Matawan and Middletown; a childcare center in Freehold Township; and integrated in nearly 100 schools in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Named a New Jersey Top Workplace 2023 and 2022 by New Jersey Advance Media, we’re based in Shrewsbury, NJ.

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Spreading Holiday Joy

November 22nd, 2022|

YMCA of Greater Monmouth County Hosts Annual Holiday Support Drive for Families in Need November 14, 2022 - SHREWSBURY — The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County invites area residents and businesses to help make [...]

34th Annual Dr. King Essay and Commemoration

October 31st, 2022|

YMCA to Celebrate Dr. King at 34th Commemorative Breakfast on Jan. 13, 2023 Area Students Invited to Participate in MLK Essay Contest SHREWSBURY, NJ (Oct. 31, 2022) - The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County [...]

Well-Being Through Chronic Disease

October 24th, 2022|

Six in ten Americans live with at least one chronic disease, like heart disease and stroke, cancer, or diabetes. Research shows that people with Parkinson’s Disease experience significant benefits from cycling regularly, including improving [...]

Grateful & Giving Back

October 14th, 2022|

The Y brings people together for social good. From food drives, blood drives, coat collections, community cleanups, and donations that support scholarships, there are endless ways to support community needs together and teach children [...]

Welcoming Week | Sept. 11-15

August 30th, 2022|

BELONGING BEGINS WITH US! Be our guest at Y locations during Welcoming Week, Sept. 11-15 to celebrate what unites us. We know communities are stronger and more cohesive when people from all backgrounds [...]

Y Debuts on Top Workplace List

July 28th, 2022|

NJ Advance Media Names YMCA of Greater Monmouth County a Winner of the New Jersey Top Workplaces Award YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening the community, was recently selected as [...]

Advocating for the Y

March 23rd, 2022|

Community Leaders Appointed to Strengthen the Red Bank Family YMCA Charitable Mission RED BANK, NJ (March 23, 2022) – The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has established a new committee of volunteers to help ensure [...]

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2022 Annual Campaign

February 25th, 2022|

Together Never Mattered More. Together, we can help our friends, families and neighbors achieve so much more.  When you donate to the Y, you make our greater Monmouth County better, stronger and open doors for [...]

In Loving Memory

February 20th, 2022|

Lexi Dean, a longtime member of our Greater Monmouth Y (formerly Aquarockets) competitive swim team, is a shining example of the Y spirit. After the loss of her biggest fan to cancer in 2017, [...]


February 4th, 2022|

YMCA campers share their fun and fabulous summer season, and Mom shares what makes all the difference for her family and her happy camper at the Y!

Perfect Place for Good Health

February 1st, 2022|

“The Y provides connection.” Y Member Karen Fuko shares how senior fitness programs and socialization with friends at the Y has helped improve her physical and mental health. Our Y has nurtured [...]