Hamilton Area YMCA

JKR Branch

The Hamilton Area YMCA’s JKR Branch is our main branch where wellness and social opportunities abound!

Enjoy such amenities as our 6,100-square-foot Wellness Center, Kid’s Gymnasium, two group exercise studios, dance studio and spirit, mind and body center. The JKR Branch also houses our heated indoor pool, whirlpool, suspended running track and air-conditioned gymnasium. An all-inclusive class schedule includes Indoor Cycling, Pilates, Yoga, Step, Muscle Conditioning, Boot Camp, LesMills classes and more!

Our Y's Owls Preschool is also located at our JKR Branch. Y's Owls Preschool is a place of discovery where each child is acknowledged as an individual with his or her own feelings, needs and interests. Our philosophy is to focus on your child. For more information, please visit the Y's Owls Preschool page.


1315 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Hours of Operation:

Click here to schedule a tour. Click here for a virtual tour.  Click here for more information on our amenities or call 609.581.9622 ext. 0.

  • Monday - Thursday - 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (beginning Monday, June 21, JKR will open at 5:30 a.m. Monday - Friday)
  • Friday - 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (through September 3)
  • Saturday - 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Contact Us:

Ph: 609.581.9622
Fax: 609.581.3837
Email: info@hamiltonymca.org

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Facility Policies

At the YMCA you are not just a member; you’re part of our family. Here are a few policies to keep in mind to make your experience the best it can be.

Guest Policy

Electronic complimentary guest passes will be provided per membership and will be renewed upon your specific join date. Family Memberships will receive 5 guest passes, 2 Adult Memberships will receive 4 guest passes, and all other Facility Memberships will receive 2 guest passes. Guest passes that are not used will not roll over into the next year. These passes will be under the billing member on the membership, however, any active member on the membership may use them following all policies listed below. A member may also bring a guest by purchasing a day pass.

  • Members are responsible for their guest while they are in the facility.
  • All guests 18 years and older must present a physical, valid form of ID to enter the building.
  • All guests are required to sign a Code of Conduct before using the facility, valid for one calendar year. Guests under the age of 18 are required to have a parent/guardian sign a Code of Conduct before using the facility, valid for one calendar year. Please click here for the waiver.
  • A maximum of two guests per member is permitted at one time.
  • Between November 1 and February 28, one guest per member will be permitted after 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.
  • Guests are allowed to visit the facility a maximum of 3 times per calendar year.
Day Pass Fees:
Type of Membership           With Member           Without Member
Youth (0 - 11) $5.00 N/A
Older Youth (12 - 17) $10.00 N/A
Adult (18+) $10.00 $20.00
Family $20.00 $30.00

**Guest passes are paused until further notice.**

Membership Freeze

Memberships may be frozen for medical reasons that prevent you from participating at the YMCA. A physician’s letter is required for all medical freezes. The medical letter/excuse must list the start and end date of the freeze. Please notify member services prior to the start date of all medical freezes.

Credits & Refunds

Request for credits and refunds must be processed at the Member Service Desk by the end of the session in order for credit to be given. Membership and Joiner’s fees/dues are non-refundable and non-transferable. Membership refund requests accompanied by a physician note will be considered by the Director of Membership and Wellness. All program requests are processed at the discretion of the program directors. Every effort will be made to allow makeup classes due to emergency situations. We can refund/credit as follows:
  • Refunds will be given for classes cancelled due to insufficient enrollment only.
  • Refunds will be given for program memberships if classes are cancelled for insufficient enrollment. Please note: If you upgrade your membership during a session, the difference in program fees is non-refundable.
  • Credit will be issued only when the YMCA is unable to provide a makeup class due to repairs or when an instructor is absent.
  • Credit will be issued for illness when it results in the loss of four or more consecutive class days and must be supported by a doctor’s note.
  • Credits issued must be used within six months of issue date.
  • Credit will not be issued for missed classes.

Please click here for our full Member Handbook with all of our policies.

YMCA Facts & Figures

•  The Y is a leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. 

•  The Y is a powerful association of men, women and children committed to bringing about lasting personal and social change. With a focus on nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing opportunities to give back and support neighbors, the Y enables youth, adults, families and communities to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.

•   In the U.S., the Y is comprised of YMCA of the USA, a national resource office, and 2,700 YMCAs with approximately 20,000 full time staff and 600,000 volunteers in 10,000 communities across the country.

•  The Y engages 9 million youth and 13 million adults each year in the U.S.

•  Worldwide, the Y serves more than 45 million people in 119 countries. Ys across the U.S. play an integral role in strengthening the leadership and youth programs of the Y around the world.

•  Members, staff and volunteers of the Y include men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life.

•  The Y offers programs, services and initiatives focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, according to the unique needs of the communities it engages.

•  The Y is accessible to all people. Financial assistance is offered to individuals and families who cannot afford membership.

•  The Y is guided by four core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

YMCA by the numbers – Hamilton Area YMCA Financial Statement.