Being a member of the YMCA is like becoming an active member in a community that shares your interests. A non-profit association, the Y is an active part in the Gaston County community delivering hope and support to thousands.

Membership at the Warlick Family YMCA also provides unlimited access to all Gaston County Family YMCAs.




  • Group Fitness – 4 Studios (see schedule)
  • Indoor walking/jogging track
  • Fitness Center, including cardio, weight training and free weight equipment
  • 2 – Indoor heated pools
  • Water aerobics – (see schedule)
  • Sauna & Steam Room
  • Steam Room
  • Adult and Family locker rooms available

Programs free with membership

  • Wellness appointments and assessments
  • Youth Appointments
  • Group Fitness Classes – Land and Water

Y Programs with reduced rates with membership

  • Swim lessons
  • Youth sports teams
  • Pool parties Parents Night Out
  • Personal training
  • Certified Massage Therapy
  • Afterschool care at elementary and middleschool sites
  • Summer Camps
  • Teen Programs
  • Active Older Adults events
  • SilverSneakers

Financial Assistance

The YMCA is a membership organization open to all people. Through our annual Annual Giving 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

Corporate Membership
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

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.