Your Greater Austin YMCA membership comes with a ton of benefits, from improving your overall health and wellbeing to fun community events! But your membership also powers our purpose: to be innovative in creating positive changes for our communities, for our future, for our world. It starts with you. The impact, kindness and transformation your membership helps us to power is without boundaries.

Our commitment to elevate quality of life in central Texas, to empower and educate young people, to expand equitable access for all and to energize a sustainable future will never waver. We work locally to inspire innovative, powerful action in and across our communities.

We bring people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations together with access to the opportunities, relationships and resources to learn, grow and thrive. When you find power in your purpose with the Y, you drive positive change now and for future generations. Join us today!

Greater Austin YMCA





Your health and wellbeing journey begins with a Greater Austin YMCA membership that can take you anywhere!

Your memberships moves with you — every member of the Greater Austin YMCA has access to a Nationwide Membership, which means you have access to any of our 2,500 locations throughout the U.S. included with your membership!

And even when you’re on the go, as a YMCA member you have access to a virtual space where you can continue to power your purpose. Through YMCA360, you’ll enjoy a library of hundreds of on-demand classes in an easy-to-use mobile app for streaming plus options for virtual personal training and more!

Membership Policies & Agreement
Membership Policies & Agreement

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Financial assistance

When everyone has access to enriching programs and meaningful connections, their quality of life is elevated. That’s why the Y is committed to removing financial barriers to membership.

Qualified applicants can join the YMCA on a sliding scale fee structure designed to fit each person’s unique financial circumstances.

Apply for financial assistance online or in-person.

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Corporate Wellness

A healthy and productive workforce is key to a successful business. The YMCA of Austin offers group membership incentives to help local businesses provide employee wellness benefits that include mental health, and an opportunity for members to give back to their community. A corporate wellness membership also helps to power our purpose: to create positive changes for our communities, for our future, for our world.

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There is a one-time Join Fee for all activated memberships. If you cancel your membership, you may rejoin in branch within 45 days with no Join Fee. Seniors 65 and over never pay a Join Fee.

Nationwide Membership enables you to visit any participating YMCA in the United States with your YMCA of Austin membership. We offer this because we want to help you reach your health and wellness goals wherever you live, work or travel. This is an essential part of our mission to strengthen communities. 

  • Nationwide Membership is valid for active, full facility YMCA members whose home Y participates without restriction or blackout periods 
  • Nationwide member visitors must use their home Y at least 50% of the time 
  • Program-only participants (including Silver Sneakers, Silver and Fit or other similar programs) are not eligible for nationwide membership 
  • Special memberships established by any Y for group homes, other agencies, etc., are not eligible 
  • When visiting a Y, nationwide members will be required to show a valid YMCA membership card, photo ID and provide basic membership data such as name and email address 
  • Members will need to sign a universal liability waiver and privacy policy 
  • Nationwide members may access services typically offered to full-facility members. Check with the Y for schedule and availability. Nationwide members visiting other Ys for a period greater than 28 days must transfer membership affiliation for continued use 
  • All Ys reserve the right to restrict or revoke these privileges 
  • Registered sex offenders are prohibited from participating 

Guest Visits 

  • Guests are welcome, space permitting, when attending with an active member 
    • Limit: One guest per active member. Guests are limited to one free visit per year with a member 
  • Additional visits will be subject to a $15 day use fee for adults, $10 for children 
  • Guest pass available for prospective members taking a guided tour 
    • Limit one pass per year 
  • Guests must be accompanied by a member and have a valid picture ID 

Day Passes 

  • Day pass visitors are welcome into any YMCA of Austin facility, space permitting 
  • Unlimited day pass visits per calendar year 
  • Fees: 
    • $10/youth (up to age 16) 
    • $15/adult 
    • $25/family 
  • Day Pass visitors must have a valid picture ID 

Guest Age Guidelines

  • Guests under 18 years old must be supervised at all times by a parent, guardian or another responsible adult with written permission. Parent permission form must be completed & signed by the parent.
  • Child watch is available to members only

SilverSneakers® is a preventative exercise program that enhances the quality of life for mature adults across the country. One of the largest senior-focused exercise program in the United States, this partnership between HCD and HMOs allows Medicare-eligible members of these health plans to participate in YMCA programs at no additional cost. 

Silver & Fit®
Silver & Fit® provides eligible members with no-cost or low-cost fitness memberships through arrangements with certain health care plans. Silver & Fit is designed to help seniors achieve better health through regular exercise and health education. Visit for more information. 

Renew Active™ from UnitedHealthcare
Renew Active™ from UnitedHealthcare is an easy way to keep your fitness routine fresh and fun. Get access to a variety of exercise classes, equipment and social activities. Renew Active™ is available at the Y for no additional cost to you as part of your healthcare plan. 

The YMCA of Austin is a catalyst for transforming lives and strengthening communities. We are open to all. We are a place where you can be, belong and become. We bring people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations together with access to the opportunities, relationships and resources to learn, grow and thrive. 

Everyone, regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, ideology, income, national origin, race or sexual orientation has the opportunity to reach their full potential with dignity at the YMCA of Austin. Our core values are caring, honesty, respect and responsibility—they guide everything we do. 

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