At the YMCA, you're not just a member of a gym, you're part of a community. The Y—a nonprofit and a New York City institution— invests back in its neighborhoods through free programs for the most underserved New Yorkers. Achieve your goals and help others by joining the Y.


Ages 18-64

+ $125 one-time joiner's fee

Family 1

1 adult & kids under 22

+ $125 one-time joiner's fee

Adults Ages 22-26: $10/month

Family 2

2 adults & kids under 22

+ $125 one-time joiner's fee

Adults Ages 22-26: $10/month
Adults Ages 27+: $85/month


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

The West Side YMCA's citywide memberships gives you access to all 22 NYC branches across the five boroughs. Enjoy all the Y has to offer, including:

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

Family Redefined

Families continue to change. The YMCA's family memberships are changing too! In a new pilot program, we're offering you more flexibility and value, making membership easier for you and those in your family. Add young adult children, a grandparent, or a caregiver to your family membership. Some restrictions may apply. See details about family redefined.

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.

Try Us for Free

Experience the Y for free by downloading a guest pass.