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Sussex County YMCA

Membership Information

The Sussex County YMCA is a mission driven, community organization. When you join the Sussex County YMCA, you are joining more than a gym. You are becoming part of a worldwide organization committed to strengthening communities. We provide a wide variety of programs and classes for people of all ages in our community, and offer several different types of membership. Regardless of the type of membership, we consider each and every YMCA member to be an important part of our growing YMCA family.

Facility Memberships
Facility Memberships are available in the following categories and include the following: priority registration for all programs, use of the pool, Wellness Center including free equipment orientation and group exercise classes, Wellness Coaching Program, lap swim, adult aquatic group exercise classes, family swim times, and use of the locker rooms and showers.


Membership Type

Monthly Draft

Joining Fee

Youth (0-12)



Teen (13-17)



Young Adult (18-22)



Adult (23-64)



Senior (65 & up)



Senior Couple (65 & up)






*Defined as two adults, all children under the age of 18, and full-time college students (15 credits) under the age of 22, living in the same household.

Program Memberships
Program memberships are required for Blue Mountain Day Camp, YMCA Before and After School Programs. Program members may also take part in select youth and aquatic programs and adult specialty programs for an additional fee. Program Members do not have Facility privileges.

Individual (youth/adult) $80.00

Family (2 or more children in the family) $150.00

Child Watch
Child Watch is included as part of Family membership. Adult facility members pay a $4.00 per child per visit fee for their children, aged 3 months to 6 years, while parents participate in our programs. Child Watch is not available to non-members. Child Watch Parent Handbook

The following time limits are in place for each group:

3 months- 12 months up to 1 hour daily
13 months- 18 months up to 1.5 hours daily
19 months- 6 years up to 2 hours daily

Youth Room
The Youth Room is available for children aged 6 and up. The area is supervised by YMCA staff to ensure the safety and well being of all children. There is a two hour time limit for all participants and a $5 fee per youth per visit for non-members.

Child Watch and Youth Room Schedule

7th Grade Initiative
•    7th Grade Initiative includes FREE limited membership and special programs. 
•    Any 7th grader attending school in the Y’s service area may become part of the Sussex County YMCA with a variety of fun benefits.
•    7th graders can either be residents of our service area OR attend a school in our service area.
•    The program runs from July. 1 - June 30th
•    Registration for program is now ongoing throughout the year.

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Corporate Memberships
The Sussex County YMCA offers customized membership packages for corporations. Please contact Edith Lynch, Associate Membership Director, to discuss options.

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ Members
As part of a new YMCA Gateway Family Membership program every Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield NJ member is eligible to receive a complimentary one-month membership at their local participating YMCA throughout New Jersey.
The Gateway Family Membership program is designed to provide families, who are new to the YMCA with a special promotion to expose them to the YMCA’s full array of services.
Families who are not, or have not been YMCA members in the past year, are qualified to receive the free one-month membership. At the end of the one-month complimentary period, families may choose without any obligation to convert to a full-family membership. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
Horizon BCBS NJ members can simply show their ID Card and bring the offer coupon located on the Horizon website to the Sussex County YMCA Welcome Center, 15 Wits End Road, Hardyston, to receive a free one-month membership.
For more information, please email Edith Lynch, Associate Membership Director or call 973-209-9622.



P. 973.209.9622 
  • Mon-Fri: 5:00am-9:30pm
    Sat:       7:00am-6:00pm
  • Sun:      8:00am-6:00pm
    Memorial Day and 4th of July - 
    Open  8:00am-2:00pm

  • Child Watch

    Mon-Fri:  8:30am-12:30pm
    Sat-Sun: 8:30am-12:30pm

    Youth Room

    Mon-Fri: 4:00pm-8:00pm
    Sat-Sun: 8:30am-12:30pm

  • Schedules

  • Program Guide

  • Special events

American Red Cross Certifications
Summer Y Camps
Blue Mountain Day Camp 
Program Registration Form