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Family holding hands and smiling while walking across a field | Membership FAQs About Joining The Y

We would really love to have you, your family and friends as members of our Y Family.

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about joining the YMCA of Central Texas. View FAQs about membership, programs, financial assistance, and more.

Who can participate at the Y?

All people are welcome to participate in YMCA of Central Texas programs and use our facilities as members, regardless of race, ability, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation or income. Everyone belongs at the Y.

Will I be locked into a contract by joining the Y?

No contract is required when you join the Y.

What are my membership payment options?

You may set your membership account to draft monthly from a checking account or credit card.

What makes the Y unique?

The Y is a values-based, character-building, nonprofit membership organization that plays a vital role in contributing to the community. Our values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith are in everything we do. We plan our high-quality programs around essential elements to help kids grow up caring and responsible. Our staff is caring, competent and experienced. Our training includes safety, management modules, CPR, First Aid and more.

At the Y, young people can develop new skills, increase self-esteem, and make new friends while having fun in safe, nurturing environments. Families can build stronger bonds, achieve greater work/life balance, and become more engaged in their communities. People of all ages and abilities can build a healthier spirit, mind and body.

Financial assistance is available, thanks to the generosity of our donors during our annual Strong Kids Campaign.

Can I access all of the YMCA of Central Texas locations when I join one?

If you purchase a membership at any YMCA of Central Texas Health & Wellness Center locations, then you can access all our YMCA of Central Texas facilities. The YMCA of Central Texas currently has four Health & Wellness Center locations - Burnet, Cedar Park, Hutto, Round Rock, and Waco. Of note, we also offer a Nationwide Membership, where YMCA of Central Texas members have access to the eight YMCA of Austin locations as well as any other participating YMCA location across the nation.

Is online registration available for membership? Once I become a member, is online registration available for programs and classes?

To join the YMCA of Central Texas or register for any of our programs or classes, you can either stop by your local health & wellness center or register online today.

Does the Y offer financial assistance for membership and programs?

Y membership and programs are open to everyone. Financial assistance is made available to those who cannot afford the services that the Y provides. These funds come from the generosity of our donors during our annual Strong Kids Campaign. We handle all financial assistance applications and supporting documentation confidentially.