Become a member

Feel good, do good as a member of the Y community. Get access to more than 25 locations in the Twin Cities, Rochester and Hudson, WI, hundreds of free classes, and great savings.

All you need is a debit/credit card and a few minutes. Youth, student or family plus member? Please visit your local Y to join.

Try For Free

Try the Y with a free 5-day trial membership.

Why join the Y?

The Y is a nonprofit committed to helping everyone thrive at each stage of life.

Our community brings together people of all abilities, ages, ethnicities, financial circumstances, genders, races, religions and sexual orientations.

Membership includes:

  • State-of-the-art fitness center, featuring exercise machines, stretching areas, free weights and a weight room.
  • Pools, gyms and running tracks that offer a safe environment for all ages and abilities.
  • Unlimited access to free group and water exercise classes
  • Free child care while you work out—we offer free play, Kids Gym, arts & crafts, story times and more.
  • Access to all Minnesota YMCA locations, including more than 25 in Rochester, the Twin Cities and Hudson, WI
  • No annual fee—we believe our services, and not a contract, will keep you around
  • Discounts on swim lesson, day camp and more

What does it cost?

It’s just $50 to enroll. Then, monthly membership fees are:

  • Adult: $61
  • Dual: $81
  • Family: $89
  • Student: $46 (ages 19-26)
  • Youth: $24 (ages 10-18)

Health insurance programs

Enjoy double-digit reimbursement on your monthly dues. Find your insurance provider:

  • BlueCross and BlueShield of Minnesota
  • BlueCross Blue Shield CCSTPA
  • HealthPartners
  • Medica (including Labor Care and Pipe Traders)
  • Preferred One
  • UCare
  • United Healthcare

Financial assistance

Special rates are available for those who meet income requirements—everyone is welcome to apply for a Y membership. Learn about financial assistance, or explore the military outreach program.

Silver&Fit and SilverSneakers®

The YMCA participates in the Silver&Fit and SilverSneakers program for Medicare age members. Check with your insurance provider to determine if you are eligible.