Benefits of Membership
- No locked in contract
- A free fitness consultation to get you started and expert staff to help you achieve your fitness goals
- Drop-in group fitness classes are included—chose from over 30-50 classes weekly
- Programs for children, teens and adults at convenient times
- Child minding is available at convenient times helping you to make the most out of your membership while giving your kids a safe, fun place to play
- 10 guest passes per year for family and friends, 4 guest passes per person on a family membership
- Hold your membership for up to 4 months at no charge
- Open 363 days a year
- Access to YMCA membership centres across Alberta and Canada
Which membership is right for you?
Are you working on a healthier you? Starting a new program or ready for a refreshed fitness experience for you or your family? The Y offers a number of continuous membership options available to fit your needs.
Young Adult: $36/month
Adult General: $48/month
Ladies Plus: $58/month
Mens Plus: $69/month
Family General: $104.76/month (2 adults/guardians and all children under 18 living in the home. Those 18 and over must provide student verification to be included under the family membership).
Family Plus: $120.95/month Only those 18 years of age and older may utilize the Plus Change Rooms (2 adults/guardians and all children under 18 living in the home. Those 18 and over must provide student verification to be included under the family membership).
*Tax not included in above membership prices
Financial assistance: Assistance is provide through the YMCA Access Program is available for individuals or families who face financial barriers to joining our programs and services. After all, nothing should stand in the way of pursuing a healthy life.
40,000 square foot facility
25 yard pool
Squash and Racquetball courts
Extensive fitness area with strength and conditioning equipment
Membership Plus change rooms
How do I join the YMCA of Lethbridge?
Drop by the membership desk at 515 Stafford Drive South across from the Lethbridge Public Library for a tour and to discuss your membership and payment options.
How much does it cost to become a member?
YMCA fees vary depending on whether you're joining as an individual or family. View our Home page and click on the "learn more" button below the membership type to find out pricing.
What happens if I can't afford the membership fee?
Assisted Memberships are available to those individuals and families that are unable, not un-willing, to pay the full fee for a YMCA general membership. Anyone interested in applying for an assisted membership can call or drop in to the YMCA. To apply for an INDIVIDUAL assisted membership, bring in a proof of automatic subsidy (AISH card, Alberta Works card, a letter from an approved organization). To apply for a FAMILY membership, please request the low income assistance chart to see if you will qualify and bring in proof of income (bank statement, paystubs, child tax information). Please contact us at 403-327-9622 if you require more information.
Do you offer child care while I exercise?
Absolutely! We have a child minding space that allows you to participate in a fitness program while we watch your children in a safe and fun environment. Cost is $5.00 per hour/per child for non-members or guests and $4.00 for members per hour/per child.
Can I bring a guest with me?
You can bring 10 guests per year with your individual membership, and 4 guests per person under a family membership. They may also attend our programs and fitness classes with their guest pass.
Can I visit a YMCA Centre for just the day?
YES! You can buy a day pass for $10.00 per visit. That way, you will be considered a member for the day and can participate in as many programs as you like! You can even leave and come back later in the day!
What do I need to know when I come to the facility to workout?
All members are expected to share the space while working out. Remember to always wipe down your equipment when you are done your workout, using the wipes provided. Appropriate clean shoes are required. No barefeet or socks for safety and hygenic reasons. Please do not wear mid-riff baring shirts or innappropriate logos or texts on clothing. Please do not drop or slam your weights and put your equipment away when you are done. Cell phones are not permitted within the change rooms or washrooms for the privacy of all users.
I'm new to exercise - How do I learn to use the equipment at the YMCA?
New members are encouraged to participate in a wellness orientation with our certified Fitness staff at no extra charge. Our certified staff will show you how to safely use the cardio and weight equipment to allow you to be comfortable during your work-outs.
We also offer Personalized Training Sessions YMCA members receive at a discounted rate. All programs are designed with your specific needs, fitness levels and goals in mind.
Member price: $55 per hour (Other packages available - see our Personal Training info sheet or page on our website for more info)
What is the difference between the general and the plus membership options?
Both memberships allow access to the entire facility, except for the plus change rooms. The plus rooms are only for adults over 18 years of age. The ladies room has a steam room, vanities, towel service, lounge area and TV. The men’s room has all of the amenities the ladies rooms has, plus a hot tub. If you have a family plus, only those over 18 may use these rooms.
How do I put my membership on hold?
You can put your membership on hold for a minimum of 30 days and a maximum of 120 days if you plan to return to the YMCA. This way you don't have to cancel your membership and pay the sign up fee again. Holds are ONLY permitted a maximum of 2x per year for a total of 4 months per year.