Gain access to all the tools you need to live a healthier lifestyle and exceed your goals. With 700 free classes at our 10 locations, the Y has something for everyone. Join as a family and you’ll receive FREE babysitting while you work out.

Join with a friend and you can both receive 20% off your membership.

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As one of the Capital District’s premier non-profit organizations the Y is a cause for strengthening our community. That’s why we’re here working with you every day, making sure that you, your family and community have the resources and support you need to learn, grow and thrive.

With a focus on developing the potential of kids, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership will bring about meaningful change not just within yourself, but in your community too.

When you join the Y you belong to a place where:

  • Parents find a safe, positive environment for children to learn good values, social skills and behaviors.
  • Families come together to have fun and spend quality time with each other.
  • Children and teens play, learn who they are and what they can achieve, and are accepted.
  • Adults connect with friends, pursue interests and learn how to live healthier.
  • Communities thrive because neighbors support each other and give back.
  • We all build relationships that further our sense of belonging and purpose.

Find out about membership at your closest Y:

Join Our Community

The Capital District YMCA is so much more than a gym or pool. At the Y, we are focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

With your membership you not only receive access to hundreds of life-changing programs and services at the Guilderland branch, but you are also able to use any Capital District YMCA location, as well as more than 2,000 YMCAs outside of the area through our AWAY program.

FREE Babysitting While You Workout

Check your branch for Child Watch hours to find available times to utilize this family membership benefit.

Unlimited Guest Passes

Each YMCA membership includes unlimited guest passes. Each guest you bring can visit us up to three times for free. After three free visits, guests will be encouraged to join the Y. Returning guests will have the option to continue to visit for $10 (each visit). In case of an emergency and for the security of our members, we ask all guests to provide a valid photo ID when visiting. Guests will be asked to compete a guest waiver the first time they visit our facility. Guests younger than 12 years need to be supervised by an adult 19 years or older.

30-Day Guarantee

Your complete satisfaction is our goal at the Capital District YMCA. Toward that end, we’re pleased to offer a 30-day satisfaction guarantee when you join. If you’re unhappy with your membership, please let us know and we’ll gladly refund your money, including the joiner’s fee.

Seniors Enjoy Special Savings

Enjoy FREE membership to the Capital District YMCA with CDPHP and SilverSneakers. Whether you’re looking for a fun place to swim, or to catch up with your friends while taking a yoga class, the YMCA is a great place for active older adults and seniors looking to become more active! Please visit our front desk today for details.

Reciprocity Policy

Y members are welcome to use all of our branches. Please join the branch you will use most often.

We Offer Financial Assistance

At the Capital District YMCA, we welcome individuals from all socioeconomic backgrounds and never turn you away because you cannot afford our membership, programs, or services. To help those with financial need, we have our Annual Giving Campaign scholarship program which is funded by caring members of our community. For more information, please ask to speak with our Membership Sales Director.

Family Plus Option

We understand that the family dynamic for many of our families is changing. Our Family Plus membership gives you the option to add up to two additional adults residing in your household to your family membership at a cost of only $30 a month for each adult. We appreciate the changing family dynamic, with grandparents and adult children making up today’s family unit, and want your family membership to reflect your family.

We Salute You!

At the Capital District YMCA, we are grateful for dedicated service of our local veterans. For your service to our country, we are offering military veterans 50% savings on an adult membership. For more details contact your branch Membership Director.

swim-familyFamily Membership Benefits

For less than $3 a day, enjoy:

2 Hours of FREE Baby-Sitting Every Day!

Use this time to work out, or visit with friends in the Lobby. You choose what works for you. This is a daily savings of $20.

FREE Family Fun Nights!

Join us for Movie Nights, Pool Fun Nights, and much more! For a family of four, this is a savings of at least $40

SAVINGS on Summer Camp, After-School Care

Members enjoy special savings on other programs, such as summer camp, child care, and before and after-school care for your child. The weekly savings can be hundreds of dollars!

Unlimited FREE Guest Passes

Have friends visiting from out of town? Hosting a family Reunion? Bring your guests to the Y! We welcome your family and friends. The value of this benefit is unlimited.