Memberships
The YMCA is a 501 (c)(3) charitable, non-profit organization open to all people, from all backgrounds. For over 137 years, the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA has been dedicated to strengthening our community through Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. We are a family of community-minded people dedicated to improving your overall health and well-being by nurturing your mind, body, and spirit. Here at the YMCA you don’t just buy a membership, you join and belong to our community. Nationally, there are over 21 million members who belong to the Y, spread out over 2,700 facilities. As a member of the YMCA, you belong to a community of people focused on wellness, family, and helping others.
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Memberships

The YMCA is a 501 (c)(3) charitable, non-profit organization open to all people, from all backgrounds. For over 137 years, the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA has been dedicated to strengthening our community through Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. We are a family of community-minded people dedicated to improving your overall health and well-being by nurturing your mind, body, and spirit.

Here at the YMCA you don’t just buy a membership, you join and belong to our community. Nationally, there are over 21 million members who belong to the Y, spread out over 2,700 facilities. As a member of the YMCA, you belong to a community of people focused on wellness, family, and helping others.

Membership Rates

For members 17-years-old and younger
Monthly: $22 / Joining: $66
For members between 18 and 26-years-old
Monthly: $32.50 / Joining: $97.50
For members 27-years-old and up
Monthly: $47.50 / Joining: $142.50
For two adults OR one adult and one youth/young adult in the same household
Monthly: $65 / Joining: $195
For one or two adults and their dependents living in the same household, all who consider themselves a family
Monthly: $85 / Joining: $255

About the Joining Fee: An amount equal to 90% of the one-time joining fee is transferred to our Building Endowed Trust for the preservation and maintenance of the YMCA facility at 225 Washington Ave. For our continuous members, it is our pledge to only charge this joining fee once during initial sign-up. This joining fee has the ability to be split over the first three months for those who pay through EFT.

Included in Your Membership

Included in your membership:

Membership Rates:

  • Youth

    For members 17-years-old or younger
    Monthly Fee: $22
    Joining Fee: $66

  • Young Adult

    For members between 18 and 26-years-old
    Monthly Fee: $32.50
    Joining Fee: $97.50

  • Adult

    For members 27-years-old and up
    Monthly Fee: $47.50
    Joining Fee: $142.50

  • Adult+One

    For two adults OR one adult and one youth/young adult
    Monthly Fee: $65
    Joining Fee: $195

  • Household

    For one or two adults and their dependents living in the same household, all who consider themselves a family
    Monthly Fee: $85
    Joining Fee: $255

About the Joining Fee: An amount equal to 90% of the one-time joining fee is transferred to our Building Endowed Trust for the preservation and maintenance of the YMCA facility at 225 Washington Ave. For our continuous members, it is our pledge to only charge this joining fee once during initial sign-up. This joining fee has the ability to be split over the first three months for those who pay through EFT.

Senior Advantage Membership

Regardless of age, income, or race, as a YMCA, we are welcome to ALL. To help us fulfill this mission, we offer a discounted membership to seniors based on income.  Qualifying Senior Citizen Members (65 yrs old and up) are also not required to pay a Joining Fee.

Employee Wellness Program

Corporate Membership Programs Include:

  • Joining Fees Waived
  • Reduced Program Fees for Individuals and Families
  • On-site Enrollment Opportunities
  • Annual Service and Social Opportunities for Team Members

Senior Advantage Membership

Here For All.

Regardless of age, income, or race, as a YMCA, we are welcome to ALL. To help us fulfill this mission, we offer a discounted membership to seniors based on income.  Qualifying Senior Citizen Members (65 yrs old and up) are also not required to pay a Joining Fee.

THERE ARE MANY BENEFITS TO JOINING OUR YMCA AS A SENIOR, INCLUDING:

Full access to all senior specific group and aquatic exercise classes, including:

Along with:

Employee Wellness Program

Corporate Membership Programs Include:

  • Joining Fees Waived
  • Reduced Program Fees for Individuals and Families
  • On-site Enrollment Opportunities
  • Annual Service and Social Opportunities for Team Members

MILITARY & SERVICE MEMBERS

All members of the military, coast guard, first responders, dispatchers, and veterans are qualified to receive half off of the joining fee and 10% off the monthly membership rate at our YMCA.

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MILITARY & SERVICE MEMBERS

All members of the military, coast guard, first responders, dispatchers, and veterans are qualified to receive half off of the joining fee and 10% off the monthly membership rate at our YMCA.

NEED A WORKOUT IN WITHOUT THE KIDS?

KidZone is a free service for Household members that allows you to check in your children for a couple hours so that you can enjoy all the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA has to offer on your own. Parents will walk children into the KidZone and check in at the desk with photo ID.

NEED A WORKOUT IN WITHOUT THE KIDS?

KidZone is a free service for Household members that allows you to check in your children for a couple hours so that you can enjoy all the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA has to offer on your own. Parents will walk children into the KidZone and check in at the desk with photo ID.

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Financial AsSistance Programs

Individuals will not be turned away from participating in programs, activities, and/or membership due to their inability to pay. The Y maintains a generous financial assistance program for youth, adults, and families who demonstrate financial need. Funding for this program is provided by fundraising events at the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA and community-wide donors.

  • Reservations are for members only.

  • Reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance or until one hour before the class starts. If you wish to reserve a spot within one hour before class starts, please call the MEMBER SERVICE DESK.

  • Please be on time for your reservation. If you are late for your appointment, you will not get additional time. (e.g. your reserved lap swim time is 9am-9:45am, but you do not get in the pool until 9:20am, your reservation still ends at 9:45am.)

  • Reservations can also be made at the MEMBER SERVICE DESK or by calling us at 989.895.8596

  • There are daily/weekly limits on some classes/areas to give opportunities to other members. The system will let you know if your daily/weekly limit has been reached.

  • If you are unable to attend your reserved appointment, please cancel your appointment online or call the MEMBER SERVICE DESK.

Book Your Spot:

Reservation Reminders:

  • Reservations are for members only.

  • Reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance or until one hour before the class starts. If you wish to reserve a spot within one hour before class starts, please call the Member Service Desk.

  • Please be on time for your reservation. If you are late for your appointment, you will not get additional time. (e.g. your reserved lap swim time is 9am-9:45am, but you do not get in the pool until 9:20am, your reservation still ends at 9:45am.)

  • Reservations can also be made at the Member Service Desk or by calling us at 989.895.8596

  • There are daily/weekly limits on some classes/areas to give opportunities to other members. The system will let you know if your daily/weekly limit has been reached.

  • If you are unable to attend your reserved appointment, please cancel your appointment online or call the Member Service Desk.
Reminders
Instructions
  • Reservations are for members only.

  • Reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance or until one hour before the class starts. If you wish to reserve a spot within one hour before class starts, please call the Member Service Desk.

  • Please be on time for your reservation. If you are late for your appointment, you will not get additional time. (e.g. your reserved lap swim time is 9am-9:45am, but you do not get in the pool until 9:20am, your reservation still ends at 9:45am.)

  • Reservations can also be made at the Member Service Desk or by calling us at 989.895.8596

  • There are daily/weekly limits on some classes/areas to give opportunities to other members. The system will let you know if your daily/weekly limit has been reached.

  • If you are unable to attend your reserved appointment, please cancel your appointment online or call the Member Service Desk.