YMCA Membership Information & Benefits | YMCA DC

Membership Information

What are your goals this year? To be more active? To try something new? To improve your health? To make new friends? The Y is here to help! Visit your local YMCA today to join with a $0 enrollment fee and share your goals with us. We are committed to your success in the New Year. Join today If you’d like to learn more about your local YMCA, schedule a facility tour, receive a guest pass, or for any other assistance, please click on the options below.

The YMCA places the top priority of the health and safety of all members, guests, and staff. As you consider joining the YMCA, please visit this page to learn the latest health and safety protocols and requirements for all who access YMCA facilities.


  • An opportunity to make a difference. As a Y member, you can be involved as a volunteer and donor to positively impact your community.
  • Support from caring Y staff across the wide array of YMCA programs and services.
  • Use of beautifully renovated facilities, new equipment, and new programs.
  • A FREE new member wellness consultation with nationally-certified wellness staff to develop a plan to achieve goals and lead a healthy lifestyle.
  • A free consultation with a Y staff member in the program area that interests you (i.e. swimming, group exercise, tennis, nutrition, and more).
  • Access to a wide variety of diverse, dynamic, motivating and inclusive Group Exercise classes (Yoga, Zumba, Kickboxing and so much more… over 85%included with membership).
  • Opportunity to join with your choice of personal training or nutrition counseling support. Click here to learn more.
  • Care for member’s children while they work out in Child Watch and Cool Kids Club*.
  • Access to over 2,700 YMCA branches nationwide and across the Metropolitan Washington area^.
  • Guest passes to share with friends^^.
$0 enrollment fee offer is available on the purchase of a new full facility membership at participating YMCA of Metropolitan Washington branch locations. Offer ends 1/31/22. Restrictions apply. Branch services and amenities vary by location.  For the full offer details, please contact [email protected]
* Parents/guardians can bring their children to Child Watch/Cool Kids Club for up to two hours each day. Contact the branch for additional policies and the schedule of operations. Please call the branch to find out if these services are available due to COVID -19 restrictions.
^ONE-Y membership includes access to all YMCA of Metropolitan Washington locations (terms and restrictions apply). Please talk with your local Y branch for ONE-Y details or review policy in the Membership Handbook. Access to nationwide YMCA locations is contingent upon individual YMCA participation in YMCA nationwide membership access program. For details visit YMCA.net and YMCAdc.org. Branch services and amenities vary by location. Please talk to a YMCA staff member for details. Availability of ONE-Y access and Nationwide Membership Access is contingent on COVID-19 restrictions Please contact the branch you are interested in visiting for more information.
^^ Guest are required to present a valid ID and local contact information in addition to completing a guest waiver form. Guests must be local area residents that are at least 18 years old. Guests are limited to one guest pass redemption every six months. Please refer to the Membership Handbook for the guest pass policy. The ability to welcome guests to the YMCA is contingent upon COVID -19 restrictions. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
MASKS/FACIAL COVERINGS: YMCA policy for masks/facial coverings vary per jurisdiction. Please click here to review the protocols for masks/facial coverings in each branch jurisdiction.
YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, 1325 W Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009.

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