At the YMCA, you're not just a member of a gym, you're part of a community that is here for all New Yorkers. The Y's flexible memberships are designed to meet your needs, and can be customized to include your family or household. Join the YMCA and start achieving your goals today.


Ages 18-64

+ $125 one-time joiner's fee

Family 1

1 adult & kids under 18

+ $125 one-time joiner's fee

Family 2

2 adults & kids under 18

+ $125 one-time joiner's fee


Ages 0-11



Ages 12-17



12+ credits

+ $125 one-time joiner's fee


Ages 65+

+ $125 one-time joiner's fee

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Membership Cost

Your Harlem YMCA membership gives you access to the Harlem facility, and 10 passes each year to try other New York City YMCA branches. Enjoy all the Y has to offer, including:

  • State-of-the-art fitness centers
  • Pools and gyms
  • Tons of free weekly group exercise classes
  • Free child watch while you workout
  • No contracts, no annual fees
  • Member discounts and priority registration

City-wide Membership

Upgrade your membership for city-wide access to all 22 YMCA locations across New York City's five boroughs. 

  • Adult: $106/month
  • Family 1: $125/month
  • Family 2: $185/month
  • Student: $85/month
  • Senior: $85/month
  • Joiner's Fee: $125

New! Customize Family & Household Memberships

Families and households continue to change. The YMCA's family memberships are changing too! Customize your membership to include family members even if they don't live in your household, or include household members even if they aren't related. 

Your children under 22 years old are free, and young adults ages 22-26 are only $10 per month. You can even add additional adults at a discounted rate. 

To Join: Give us a call or stop by the membership desk and our team can help customize a membership that works for you. Some restrictions and maximums may apply. Customized family and household memberships are not available online.

Payment Options

We've made it easy for you to pay for your membership by giving you options. Most of our members choose to pay for their membership through a convenient monthly charge to their credit or debit card or via checking or savings account draft. Payments for annual membership are accepted as well.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Membership at the Y is fully guaranteed. We trust that you will enjoy your experience with the YMCA of Greater New York, and hope that, if you have any questions or concerns about anything having to do with your Y membership, you will let us know and give us the chance to address any concerns you might have.

Code of Conduct

At the YMCA of Greater New York, creating a safe and welcoming environment is a team effort. Please review the Y's Code of Conduct.

Youth, teen, and student memberships are not available online. Stop by our Membership Desk to sign up.

Try Us for Free

Experience the Y for free by downloading a guest pass.