YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is 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. In 2019, we provided $875,000 in financial assistance to strengthen approximately 2,820 families in need. In 2020 during the pandemic, we responded to vital community needs, providing more than $735,000 in relief services.

Our life-changing programs and services are anchored in 10 communities: health and wellness facilities in Freehold Township, Old Bridge and Red Bank; outdoor day camps in Millstone and Wall; a community center in Freehold Borough; counseling and social service centers in Eatontown, Matawan and Middletown; child care centers in Freehold Township, Matawan and Red Bank; and integrated in nearly 100 schools in Monmouth and Ocean counties. We’re based in Shrewsbury, NJ.

Read our latest e-mails and news below and visit the Y Stories page to learn more about our impact. For news and media inquiries, e-mail marketing@ymcanj.org.

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Women & Children’s Resource Days

August 12th, 2020|

In partnership with Pilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank, local women and children in need of showers are welcome at the Red Bank  Family YMCA to refresh and cool down in a clean, safe space [...]

Integrating Mental Health and Summer Camp

July 27th, 2020|

The New Jersey News Network toured YMCA Summer Camp and highlighted our integration of camp and mental health services as a means to provide safe summer child care for children and parents during the COVID-19 [...]

Coronavirus Update

March 18th, 2020|

Our highest priority is the health and safety of you and your families. We are following public health guidelines and implementing added measures to keep our facilities clean and communities safe.  > Learn more

Y @ Home | Virtual Fitness

March 18th, 2020|

We’re pleased to offer a selection of full-length fitness class videos to help you continue to be physically active during this time.  We are working to expand our video offerings and will bring more classes online [...]

Annual Campaign

February 13th, 2020|

Through our annual campaign, a community and volunteer driven fundraiser, we are able to deliver on our commitment to welcome all to the Y to participate in wellness and prevention programs, improve their lives through [...]

Lifting Others | YMCA Togetherhood®

February 7th, 2020|

The Togetherhood® program connects people from all backgrounds to plan and carry out volunteer projects that address a real need in the community. READ TO A CHILD this March at one of our Y locations. [...]

“Let’s Talk About . . .”

August 1st, 2019|

Thank you Old Bridge TV for a wonderful interview with our president and CEO, Laurie Goganzer. Learn more about our local impact and big plans to expand our mission to serve and strengthen even more [...]

From The Mayor’s Desk

July 19th, 2019|

Freehold Township Mayor Barbara McMorrow talks with CEO Laurie Goganzer & COO Jennifer Dunn