YMCA Membership Information & Benefits | YMCA DC

Membership Information

Fact: physical activity is one of the best things people you can do to stay healthy and improve your health, as supported by the CDC. When you join the Y, you will have an opportunity to support your healthy lifestyle doing the activities you love the most and have the opportunity to try something new that you can add to your weekly routine like group exercise classes, strength training and cardio workouts, swimming, tennis, pickleball, basketball and so much more!

  • 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).
  • Savings of up to 50% on programs/service and early registration opportunities.
  • 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^^.
* 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 theses 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 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 is contingent on COVID-19 restrictions Please contact the branch you are interested in visiting for more information.
^^ Guest 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.

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YMCA Facility Percentage to Capacity as of 11am: YMCA Alexandria -0% • YMCA Arlington - 7% • YMCA Fairfax County Reston - 47% • YMCA Bethesda Chevy-Chase - 24% • YMCA Silver Spring - 16% • YMCA Anthony Bowen - 21%