Why join the Y?

Hundreds of Group Exercise Classes each week, Before & After School Care, Indoor, Heated Swimming Pools, Personal Training, Small Group Training,

… and of course, a great community!

New Members Only.  
  Regular Billing Begins August 1st

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Membership Benefits


Unlimited Access

Membership includes unlimited access to all YMCA of Greater Hartford locations, which include state-of-the-art equipment, fitness studios, and indoor heated swimming pools.
Group exercise classes

Group Exercise Classes

Water aerobics to strength training, your membership includes access to hundreds of live group exercise classes each week.
Senior Fitness

Free Membership

Free membership for our members that are 90+ years of age. Use promo code at checkout: 2023Senior90
Personal Training

Personal Training

Get one-on-one attention and a great workout with our Certified Personal Trainers!
Rock Climbing

Rock Walls

Climbing classes offered starting at age 4 through middle school with competitive climbing team for youth, and open climb hours for kids and adults.
Swimming Lessons

Indoor Pools

Private and semi-private swimming lessons, aquatic exercise programs for all fitness levels, competitive swimming programs and teams, and American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Programs

And no contracts… ever!

We'll never lock you into contracts or make you pay for a year-long membership up front.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*If you have Silver Sneakers or Renew Active, please contact your branch's Welcome Center for membership information.

Financial assistance

Financial Assistance

Assistance is granted based on the need demonstrated by household income and/or extenuating circumstances. How to apply:

Download Financial Assistance Application

  • Complete application and then email, fax, mail, or drop off at one of our Welcome Centers
  • Along with your completed application, present your MOST recent pay stub and Federal Income Tax Return to the Member Service Center at your local branch.

You will be notified by e-mail, phone or mail as soon as action is taken on your application. Once notified, you will have 14 business days to meet with a YMCA representative to make final arrangements.

We strive to serve the entire community by providing financial assistance, which is determined by an individual applicant's needs.

The money used to fund this program is made possible by charitable donations made by friends and members to the
YMCA's Annual Campaign