Welcome to the YMCA — Join One, Join All

We have reopened 13 of our YMCA branches.  At the moment, some of our member benefits are not offered due to COVID-19 restrictions. For information on locations and available amenities, click here. Please note that some of our membership policies have changed due to COVID-19. Please visit our policy page for the most up-to-date information

Join the Y and support a movement dedicated to building stronger and more connected communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Whether you're a longtime fitness expert or a health seeker looking for guidance, the Y can provide you with the tools you need to succeed in a safe and supportive environment that feels like home.

With hundreds of programs and group exercise classes happening all week at our 13 different locations throughout San Diego County, achieving your health and wellness goals has never been easier. That's because when you join one Y, you join them all!

Member Benefits

  • Access to our 13 different locations throughout San Diego County.
  • Unlimited free group exercise classes with hundreds of options, including Pilates, Zumba, BODYPUMP, yoga, indoor cycling and water fitness.
  • State-of-the-art fitness centers with circuit training and free weights offered both indoors and outdoors.
  • Indoor and outdoor pools and splash pads at select YMCA branches.
  • Up to 25% off programs and early access for paid programs for the whole family to enjoy, like camp, youth sports, swim lessons and thousands of other programs!
  • Unlimited access to live and on-demand virtual exercise classes taught by your favorite instructors on our Virtual YMCA.
  • Wellness staff are available to answer questions on fitness, machine use, group exercise classes and more. The Y is here to make you comfortable and support your wellness journey. 
  • Free or discounted family events like Flick 'N Float (our dive-in movie) or Parents' Night Out (not available during COVID-19). 
  • Nationwide Access Membership gives you free access to all participating YMCA locations in the USA. Pool reservations are not available at this time due to capacity. 

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Support for the Military

The Y is proud to offer membership support to our military families. In appreciation for those who serve our country, we will waive the join fee and provide 10 percent off monthly membership dues to active, veteran and retired military who join the YMCA. Learn more about support available to military families.

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Renew Active

Renew Active, available through UnitedHealthcare Medicare plans, provides a waived join fee and a senior individual membership at no cost.


We are committed to ensuring everyone has access to the Y. If you need financial assistance to help with the cost of your membership or program, our scholarships allow you to participate at a reduced rate. 

Corporate Wellness

A healthy and productive workforce is key to a successful business. The Y offers group membership incentives to help local San Diego businesses provide more opportunities to learn, play, and get healthy.

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