Become a Member

When you join the YMCA, you’ll discover new ways to connect with your potential, purpose and community. No matter where you are on your journey, the Y is where you can belong and thrive. Join us.

Become a Member

Change Your Community, Change Your Life

Membership at the Y opens the door to new experiences and ways to positively impact your community and enrich your life. With opportunities to give back, improve your health and make connections, the benefits of membership are far-reaching.

Child Care at the Y

We provide a safe, engaging and supportive environment for kids to learn, grow and thrive. Our caring and knowledgeable staff is focused on supporting you and your children in their development every step of the way.

Social Activities

With activities for people of all ages and interests, the Y offers many ways to make new connections and spend quality time with friends and family.

Group Exercise Classes

Our exercise classes provide an active and social experience for people of all ages and skill levels. With a wide variety of fitness formats, our highly trained and engaging instructors play music to get you moving or help you find your zen.


Volunteering at the Y helps your neighbors and your community. By sharing your time, talent, skills and support, you give yourself the gift of giving back.


Find your purpose and fuel your passion with a career at the Y.

You Belong at the Y

There are many ways members feel at home at the Y. Check out the stories of these members and what the Y means to them.

Watch more Y stories

  • Join the Y: It Keeps Me Physically Connected & Mentally Engaged.

    Military life means frequent relocation for Dauphne and her husband. They always seek out a Y in their new communities, which is where they find friendship and encouragement. Watch as Dauphne’s positive spirit leaves a mark on the staff and members of Junius Ward Johnson Memorial YMCA. This is her Y. Her camera. Her story.

  • World Service: We're Turning These Containers into YMCAs.

    On January 10, 2010, a catastrophic earthquake hit the island nation of Haiti. The aftershocks were great, but the ripple effect of Tom's volunteer spirit inspired his Ridgewood YMCA community to help rebuild in this resilient Caribbean country.

  • Dance: It Gives Me an Outlet to Express Myself.

    From joining the dance company at YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties, to teaching her younger brothers at home, to performing for large audiences, Hana lives and breathes dance. Learn how dance has boosted her confidence in herself and given her an outlet for processing emotions. This is her Y. Her camera. Her story.

  • Family Time: The Y is Our Happy Place.

    Julie Deuser has always known that the Y is a great place for kids, but through Floyd County YMCA programs, she learned a new meaning of quality family time. This is her Y. Her camera. Her story.

  • Cancer Survivorship: It Helped me Put the Pieces Back Together.

    Rita was not going to let cancer get in the way of her dreams of becoming an industrial engineer. While in recovery from her second occurrence of cancer, she juggled an internship, work, school and other demands. However, she still made the time to participate in LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA where she found that laughter really is the best medicine. This is her Y. Her camera. Her story.

You Belong at the Y

Search for the Y closest to you and visit their website to learn how to get involved today.


The Y is Better with You

There are so many ways to become involved in the Y. Find out what the Y has to offer you.

  • Volunteer with the Y

    By volunteering at the Y, you can work alongside your neighbors to build friendships, impact lives and contribute to a stronger, more inclusive community.

  • Work at the Y

    You can turn your passion for strengthening community into a career. The Y has job opportunities for people of all skills, abilities and backgrounds to explore.