Through our Health & Well-being programs we impact our community and the people we serve by nurturing all youth, adults and families to reach their full potential at their own comfort level. We are determined to be a leader and a voice for healthy living bringing families closer together by developing relationships and support. Impacting and preventing chronic disease and obesity.

The Gateway Family YMCA offers a variety of health & well-being programming and facility amenities at 4 branches:

Benefits of our Program

    Safe and Secure Facilities
    Trained and Compassionate Staff
    Health & Wellness Centers
    Health Assessments and Orientations
    Variety of Classes for families and individuals
    Programs for all levels of fitness and ages
    Personal Training options
    Group or private orientations
    Branches offer programming specific to their members


The Gateway Family YMCA offers Yoga classes at all branches. Yoga is a great way to relieve stress and gain flexibility. Join a Yoga class today in Elizabeth, Rahway or Union.


Pilates classes are great for your core.

Personal Training

Personal Training is specialized to meet your needs. Each branch offers a variety of private, couples, and small group options for personal training that is customized to meet your particular needs. Personal Training is for everyone, whether you are new to the Y, recovering from an injury, getting back in shape or just want to try something new! Personal Training is offered in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union at all branches.


Basketball courts are available at the Elizabeth Branch, Five Points Branch and Rahway Branch. Youth Basketball, Teen Basketball, Adult Basketball pick up games, programs and leagues are available. Basketball is also available in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union, NJ during Open Gym times on the schedules page.


Pickleball is available at the Five Points Branch in Union, NJ. Pickleball is available during scheduled times in the gym.

Youth Sports

Youth sports programs include basketball, soccer, baseball and teeball, including sports sampler programs available at the Elizabeth Branch, Five Points Branch and Rahway Branch. Youth sports summer camps are also available in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union, NJ.

Walking Club

The Wellness Center Branch offers a seasonal Walking Club that meets at Bicentennial Park. Strollers are welcome.

Running Club

The Wellness Center Branch offers a seasonal Running Club that meets at Nomahegan Park. Strollers are welcome.

8 Weeks to Make a Change

This is an introductory program offered at the Wellness Center Branch for beginner exercisers to be successful in making long term behavior modifications through coach led support and motivation. The class is guided by a coach who will work with you during each class to provide safe exercise instruction and group discussions on nutrition and wellness for you to develop a successful exercise program.