With a focus on developing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back to our neighbors, being connected to the Y brings about meaningful change. From teaching thousands of our youth to swim, to making a difference in our local community’s health, the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is proud to serve our members and community for 150 years.

Has the Y had a positive impact in your life? We want to hear your Y story and share it with the community! Submit your story below.

Open Door For All

No one is turned away from the Y for the inability to pay. From mental health, affordable child care, [...]

Like Family

Y members are more like family. We honor the memory of our Y friend, George Sliker, and thank him [...]

Grateful & Giving Back

The Y brings people together for social good. From food drives, blood drives, coat collections, community cleanups, and donations [...]

In Loving Memory

Lexi Dean, a longtime member of our Greater Monmouth Y (formerly Aquarockets) competitive swim team, is a shining example [...]


YMCA campers share their fun and fabulous summer season, and Mom shares what makes all the difference for her family [...]

Send Us Your Y Story

    Story Submission Terms & Conditions:
    By submitting my Y Story submission (“Story”), I hereby give the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County and its affiliates permission, at no charge, to use my Story, including any and all text, photographs, and other content, in any medium for any purpose consistent with the YMCA’s charitable mission. Further, I represent and warrant that my Story is true and correct, that I have obtained sufficient releases from all persons whose name, portrait, or picture is featured in any text or images in my Story, and that my Story does not infringe or otherwise violate the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or publicity rights of any other person. I represent that I am over the age of eighteen (18) or that I am the parent or legal guardian of the minor child(ren) submitting this Story and that I have read the foregoing and fully understand its contents. The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is committed to protecting your privacy and will not disclose your information to any third party without consent.