YMCA Membership Information & Benefits | YMCA DC

Membership Information

Join the YMCA today with $0 enrollment fee and move forward toward achieving your health and wellness goals. New members that join in September can start their healthy living journey at the Y with a great introductory offer on personal training, nutrition counseling, pickleball and more! Click here for details.

  • An opportunity to make a difference. As a Y member, you can be involved as a volunteer and donor to positively impact your community.
  • Support from caring Y staff across the wide array of YMCA programs and services.
  • Use of beautifully renovated facilities, new equipment, and new programs.
  • A FREE new member wellness consultation with wellness staff to develop a plan to achieve goals and lead a healthy lifestyle.
  • A free consultation with a Y staff member in the program area that interests you (i.e., swimming, group exercise, tennis, nutrition, and more).
  • Access to a wide variety of diverse, dynamic, motivating and inclusive Group Exercise classes (yoga, Zumba, kickboxing and so much more… over 85% included with membership).
  • Care for members’ children while they work out in Child Watch and Cool Kids Club*.
  • Access to over 2,700 YMCA branches nationwide and across the Metropolitan Washington area^.
  • Guest passes to share with friends^^.

If you have any questions about membership at the Y or would like to schedule a tour, please fill out the form below and a YMCA team member will reach out to you.


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* Parents/guardians can bring their children to Child Watch/Cool Kids Club for up to two hours each day. Contact the branch for additional policies and the schedule of operations. Please call the branch to find out if these services are available due to COVID -19 restrictions.
^ONE-Y membership includes access to all YMCA of Metropolitan Washington locations (terms and restrictions apply). Please talk with your local Y branch for ONE-Y details or review the policy in the Membership Handbook. Access to nationwide YMCA locations is contingent upon individual YMCA participation in YMCA nationwide membership access program. For details visit YMCA.net and YMCAdc.org. Branch services and amenities vary by location. Please talk to a YMCA staff member for details. Availability of ONE-Y access and Nationwide Membership Access is contingent on COVID-19 restrictions Please contact the branch you are interested in visiting for more information.
^^ All members receive 2 free VIP guest passes for their friends annually. Guests are limited to one complimentary guest pass redemption per year. Guests that use these passes and are unaccompanied by a YMCA member will be required to take a tour of the facility (this can be done at either the start or end of the visit). Please refer to the Membership Handbook for the guest pass policy (https://www.ymcadc.org/membership-handbook/) . The ability to welcome guests to the YMCA is contingent upon COVID -19 restrictions. Please contact Member.Service@ymcadc.org for more information.
YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, 1325 W Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009

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