Now is the perfect time to try the Y! We’re offering more and more classes and programs, fall is approaching and our staff is excited to help you achieve your health and wellness goals, pursue new interests, explore different class options and more. Plus, we’re extending our $0 Joiner’s Fee offer through September 30. That’s a savings of up to $100!

Whether you’re a previous Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA member or are thinking about joining as a new member, individuals ages 18 and over are invited to take a tour of our Y and receive a free guest pass. During the tour, you’ll be able to learn about the latest programming and facility updates and have your questions answered.

Schedule a tour online here or email today.

Your guest pass will be good for programs included with membership, such as access to our Wellness Center, group exercise classes, lap swim lanes, open basketball, Badminton and Pickleball. Some of these activities are by reservation and our staff will work with you to coordinate your visits. We also will put you in contact with the director of the programs you are trying so they can answer any questions you may have about trying our Y. They also can help you coordinate your visit.

If you have any questions about our Try the Y opportunity, please contact us at or call our Welcome Center at 908-889-8880.


If you have been to our Y previously, you may find that some things have changed, but some have also remained the same. We’re still a place where friendships are made, confidence is built, kindness radiates and everyone is welcome. We can’t wait to see you!

Here’s some of what you’ll find upon your visit to the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA:

We are extremely focused on the health and safety of everyone who walks through our doors. We are following the latest CDC and Health Department guidelines and have updated our cleaning procedures. You can read more about how we’re making your safety, our priority here.

As mentioned above, some of our programs are now by reservation and are only open to active members of the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. We are using an online reservation system for select programs included with membership that is quick and easy to use. We’re happy to tell you more about making reservations during the tour or you can learn more here.
We continue to offer new programs all the time! Included with membership is: group exercise classes (outdoor, inside and virtual), lap swim and water walking lanes, Wellness Center usage, Small Group Teen Wellness and select sports like Open Basketball, Pickleball and Badminton. Active members also have access to fee-based programs like personal training and swim lessons.