Why the Y?

If you want to get healthy in spirit, mind, body and bring about meaningful change for yourself and your community, you have come to the right place. The Y is where families thrive, communities come together and all people can reach their full potential.

YMCA members experience a sense of belonging that can't be found anywhere else! Our network of locations gives our friends and neighbors across Central Ohio many ways to take charge of their health through high-quality programs and services. Join online or at the location nearest you.


Member Benefits


Build A Stronger Community

When you join the Y, you are investing into your community. You enable us to serve our most vulnerable neighbors, empower youth and families and nurture the potential of all people.

Program Discounts

Receive lower prices on specialty programming for members of all ages.

Complementary Fitness Classes

Variety of classes at no additional cost for all interests and skill levels to keep you motivated.

Priority Registration

Register before non-members to reserve your spot in that special program

We’ll Watch the Kids

Drop the kids off at Child Watch or Kids Time with our expert staff while you workout

Full Access

Receive access to any of our 13 locations, plus nationwide access to most Ys



Find the Membership That’s Best For You

Your membership gives you access to all YMCA branch locations!
YMCA of Central Ohio locations available

You may be eligible for a discount after you click the complete registration button.  Only one discount is available per membership
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Membership For All

YMCA of Central Ohio is a nonprofit committed to helping everyone reach their full potential. Financial assistance is available for membership thanks to generous donor support of the Y's Annual Campaign.

Our financial assistance program, supported in part through donations, provides membership to those in need of support within our available resources. To apply, please download the application and visit your local Y.

Financial Assistance



Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can be on my membership?

The maximum number of people that can be on your membership is determined by the number that resides in your household.   We are proud to offer membership options for every person and family designed to help you live your safest and healthiest life. 

Is there an enrollment fee?

New monthly paying memberships have a $25 enrollment fee per adult that is charged at the initial member sign-up process.

Annual members do not pay an enrollment fee at time of sign-up.

Do I have to sign a contract?

No you are not signing a contract when you sign up as a member.  While we wouldn't want to see you go, you can cancel your membership at any time. 

Do you offer any financial assistance?

We welcome all who wish to become a member and believe no one should be denied membership based on their inability to pay. Through our Annual Giving Campaign, the YMCA of Central Ohio provides membership assistance to youth, adults and families based on individual needs and circumstances. Please contact the location nearest you to learn more.