On your first visit to the Y, plan a few extra minutes to finalize the details of your membership.
Each time you come to the Y, you are required to present a valid membership card or photo ID. During the winter months, please bring a pair of clean, indoor shoes for your workout. Member Services is always available to help you anytime you visit the Y.
Membership includes access to all Minnesota YMCAs, including more than 25 locations in the Twin Cities, Rochester and Hudson, WI. You can also visit Ys across the country—just find the Y you want to visit and contact the location for specific details.
As a member, you have access to all the amenities available at the Y—some are free for members, some have an additional fee and some are discounted for members. Not all amenities are available at all locations.
The Y is a place for whole-life wellbeing—so ask questions and try new things to make the most of it! When you have a question or are interested in trying something new, Member Services is a good place to start. Additionally, there is always someone available to help in the Fitness Center with questions you might have about equipment or exercises.
How long does it take to build a habit? The answer is that it depends, however, recent studies have found that on average it takes 66 days for a new healthy habit to feel automatic. Whether you’re new to exercise or new to the Y, we’ve got some tips to help you succeed: