Membership at the Stowe branch also provides unlimited access to all Gaston County Family YMCA branches and all North Carolina YMCAs and you may be able to visit other YMCAs throughout the country up to 3x per month.
Membership Questions? Call us at 704-822-9622
In this six week program, your coach is committed to giving you the support, knowledge and encouragement you need to motivate and inspire a healthy lifestyle so you can feel and see results.
Stop by the Welcome Center to sign up for a coaching appointment that fits your schedule! You will spend 30 minutes a week with your wellness coach to design a program based on your personal wellness goals.
Coaching Connection is a free program that is included with your monthly membership!
- Group Exercise – Over 50 classes! (see schedule)
- Fitness Center, including cardio, weight training and free weight equipment
- Indoor heated Junior Olympic size pool
- Water aerobics – over 15 classes per week (see schedule)
- Men’s and Women’s Steam & Sauna
- Steam Room
- Male and female locker room facilities with individual showers
Programs included with membership
- Wellness appointments and assessments
- Group Exercise Classes
- Water aerobics
- Child Watch
- Family Nights
Y Programs with reduced rates with membership
MY Y IS NOW EVERY Y IN NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA
Your Y just got a whole lot bigger! We want to encourage members to utilize the Y as often as they can. Sometimes, it’s more convenient for members to utilize a Y in a different location when traveling, near a workplace or in another region.
Now, full facility/full privilege YMCA members have the flexibility to use other Y facilities throughout our state, at no extra charge. Simply present your active YMCA membership card and photo ID at the Y you’re visiting and enjoy free access.
Some restrictions and exclusions may apply. Prior to visiting a Y we recommend members contact them for more information.
Now get out, explore and stay connected to the Y!
Printable Information Available – Reciprocity Information
The YMCA is a membership organization open to all people. Through our annual Scholarship Campaign, the YMCA provides financial assistance for memberships and programs based on the needs of the applicant and the availability of funds. Individuals needing financial assistance may apply at the Member Services desk.
Download a Financial Assistance form
Encourage Your Employees To Be Active
If you work for a company that is a Business Partner of the Gaston Family YMCA, you may qualify for benefits ranging from 50% off the joiners fee to significant discounts for programs and other benefits. To find out how your company can become a Business Partner, contact Susan Blanton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bringing a Guest
Members are encouraged to bring guests when they visit the Y. Members will receive 3 guest passes per unit per year as part of the membership package. Members may purchase additional guest passes at $10 per guest. Guests who wish to use the facility and are not accompanied by a member will be charged $15.00 per visit. Guests must complete and sign the Guest Waiver form and show ID. A responsible adult, parent or guardian must sign the Guest Waiver form for guests under 18. Guests under 16 years of age must have a responsible adult present in the facility.
You are welcome at other YMCAs
Your membership card allows you to visit most other YMCAs anywhere in the country up to 3 times per month. Contact the YMCA you plan to visit for their AWAY policy.
Please visit the Gaston County Family YMCA, Stowe Family Y, take a tour, and pick up a membership information guide for more detail and guidelines on membership.