Did you know that the YMCA of San Diego County is now all access? This means that as a YMCA Member, you will have access to over 17 YMCA locations in and around San Diego County! Check out all of the great benefits that come with being a YMCA Member below!


For more than 150 years, the Y has helped members improve their health and well-being while building a stronger sense of community. You can belong today!

The YMCA is a membership organization open to all people. The YMCA welcomes seniors, adults and youth of all ages, ethnicities, religions, abilities and financial circumstances. The East County Family YMCA embraces diversity, reflecting the needs and composition of the communities we serve.

Joining Fee

Joiner's Fees are used to provide major repairs and equipment replacement. This fee is payable when you join in addition to your first month's dues.

Joiner's Fee will be waived to all renewing members. Allowing a membership to lapse more than 30 days will be subject to this fee.

*Refer a Friend

Y Members who refer friends to the YMCA will receive 1 FREE Month of Membership.

*Current members may refer an unlimited number of new members to the Y, however, new member must complete provide the member referral name on the membership application at the time of sign up.

Membership Types/Rates
(effective December 1, 2016)

Joining Fee
Monthly Fee
Young Adult
(age 13-25)
Adult (age 26-64)
Senior (age 65+)
Dual Adult
*Family I
**Family II

*Family I - One adult and all children 25 years of age and younger living in the same household.

**Family II - Two adults and all children 25 years of age and younger living in the same household.


Payment Plans

  • ATS (Automatic Transfer System)
  • Annual payments are available for all memberships. Fees are equivalent to one year ATS.
  • We accept - MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover cards.

Single Day Pass Fees

Pass Type
Daily Fee
Family Day Pass

Family defined as two adults and all children 25 years of age and younger living in the same household.

Adult/Senior Day Pass
(Ages 18 and Up)
Lap or Open Swim Pass*
(Cameron Family YMCA Only)
(Youth or Adult)
each session
Santee Resident Lap or Open Swim Pass*
(City of Santee Aquatics Center (CAMERON) Only -
Proof of Residency is Required)

each session
Note: All children/teens ages 18 and under must have a signed YMCA waiver on file in order to participate in ANY YMCA activity. Waiver must be signed by parent/guardian with valid ID in person at the Y, or waiver must be sent in with a copy of parent/guardian's I.D. attached.

*Each child 6 years and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water.

**Swim Passes can be purchased with CASH ONLY.

Membership Staff Contact Information

  • Andrea Diaz -Membership Director
    Cameron Family YMCA (Santee)

    (619) 449-9622 ext. 12311
  • Lana McGowan - Membership Director
    John A. Davis Family YMCA (La Mesa)
    (619) 464-9622 ext. 12214
  • Sarah Hunter - Membership Director
    McGrath Family YMCA
    (Rancho SD)

    (619) 462-9622 ext. 13310

Child Watch

Our Child Watch services*, available for children 6 weeks to 11 years, are provided for parents while using YMCA facilities. Parents are required to remain on the premises while their child(ren) is in Childwatch.

Children on an active Family Membership may attend Child Watch for a maximum of 2 hours per-day This program is FREE to all One Parent and Family Members. Please read the Child Watch Policies and Procedures before using this service.