Joining is Easy

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is the ideal place to improve your health, learn a new skill and meet new friends. We provide a variety of programs for every body, every age and every level of interest.

For more than 160 years, the Y has helped members improve their well-being while building a stronger sense of community. Commit yourself to a healthier lifestyle in a fun environment with a membership at one of the Y’s 17 convenient locations.

Benefits of being a YMCA Member

Keeping You Safe

COVID Response

See how the YMCA is keeping our members safe, and what precautions you can take when using the YMCA!

Visit our facility guidelines page.

Save Money

Refer a Friend

Bring in a friend. If they join within 60 days of that visit, you'll receive a free month of membership.

Financial Assistance

Income Based Rate Scale

Your income should never keep you from the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. We offer financial assistance to those who just can’t afford our already affordable rates.

No Contracts

No Contracts

You shouldn’t have to stay somewhere you’re not happy. Cancel anytime with no pay-off amounts, no cancellation fees, no hassle!


Discounts on Programs

As a YMCA member, you’ll receive discounts on nearly all of our programs, like swim lessons, child care and camp, youth sports and more!

Never Far From a YMCA

1 Membership Nationwide

Through the Y’s Nationwide Membership Program, active, full facility YMCA members can use any participating YMCA in the United States and Puerto Rico as part of their membership (not available to programs participants). Just keep 50% of your visits at your home branch.

If you are traveling, please check the list of participating Ys.

(Access may be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions.)