Membership

When you join the Y, you’re coming together with men, women and children from your community who are committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Click here for a YMCA Membership Application.

  • The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
  • The Y is a powerful association of men, women and children committed to bringing about lasting personal and social change. With a focus on nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing opportunities to give back and support neighbors, the Y enables youth, adults, families and communities to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.
  • In the U.S., the Y comprises the YMCA of the USA, a national resource office, and more than 2,600 YMCAs with approximately 20,000 staff and 500,000 volunteers in 10,000 communities across the country.
  • The Y engages nine million youth and 12 million adults in 10,000 communities across the U.S.
  • Worldwide, the Y serves more than 45 million people in 124 countries. Ys across the U.S. play an integral role in strengthening the leadership and youth programs of the Y around the world.
  • Members, staff and volunteers of the Y include men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life.
  • The Y offers programs, services and initiatives focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, according to the unique needs of the communities it engages.
  • The Y is accessible to all people. Financial assistance is offered to individuals and families who cannot afford membership.
  • The Y is guided by four core values: caring, honesty, respect, responsibility.