Join the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA

Dow Bay Area Family YMCA Memberships

The YMCA is a 501 (c)(3) charitable, non-profit organization open to all people, from all backgrounds. For over 135 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 nationwide. As a member of the YMCA, you belong to a community of people focused on wellness, family, and helping others.

Included in your membership

  • 24/7 Fitness Access!
  • Full facility access to our 96,400 square foot facility.
  • Free group exercise classes.
  • Free day use lockers.
  • Free orientation with the Cybex weight machines.
  • Free child watch for household members.
  • Two indoor heated pools, resistance river, hot tub, and water slide.
  • Professional and nationally certified wellness coaches.
  • Nutrition and weight management programs.
  • Member rates on YMCA programs and party packages.
  • Guest passes to invite your friends, family, and neighbors. (Currently unavailable under phased reopening plan)
  • YMCA coupon book.
  • Access to other YMCAs nationwide

Download the Membership Policies 2020

Become a member today!

Download our membership application!

About the Joining Fee: our one-time joining fee is used for our endowment fund, to ensure, protect, and maintain this building for the future of this Y.  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.


Youth Membership

for members 17-years-old and younger

Monthly fee: $22
Joining fee: $66

Young Adult Membership

for members between 18 and 26-years-old

Monthly fee: $32.50
Joining fee: $97.50

Adult Membership

for members 27-years-old and older

Monthly fee: $47.50
Joining fee: $142.50

Household Membership

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