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Join the Gaston County Family YMCA today!

See a list of full membership benefits below or click the button below to join. If you become a member at the Gaston County Family YMCA your membership includes facility access to all four branches as well as state-wide YMCA branches, access to our Virtual Y and discounts on many of our programs including health and wellness programs, summer camp and child care.


Enjoy these amazing benefits as a member of the YMCA:

• CRAZY Clean Facility and strict COVID-19 Protocols
We continue to consult with state and local officials to ensure that our members and staff have an enjoyable, safe experience in our YMCA facilities and programs. Please take a moment to view our complete COVID-19 Policies and Protocol. 

• Complete Access to our Virtual YMCA
Virtual Fitness, Health and Wellness Classes, and resources are available to you from the comfort of your own home.

• Safe Program Options for All
We take pride in our program offerings! Especially during these unprecedented times, extra thought goes into ensuring we have options and resources for families and individuals to stay healthy, active and connected.

• Facility Amenities
With access to all four of our Gaston County Family YMCA branches, you’ll enjoy indoor pools and outdoor pool, Lakefront views and activities, top-of-the-line fitness equipment, clean and safe locker rooms, safe spaces, and so much more.

Gaston County Family YMCA Locations

Join online or at the YMCA front desk at any one of our four branches:

Cherryville YMCA – Cherryville, NC
Pharr Family YMCA – McAdenville, NC
Stowe Family YMCA – Mt. Holly/Belmont, NC
Warlick Family YMCA – Gastonia, NC

Check out our Membership Rate Sheet

Nationwide Membership

At the Y, we are for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We are dedicated to ensuring our facilities, programs and services are open and welcoming to all. As part of this effort, we are proud to offer our members access to YMCA facilities across the United States that participate in Nationwide Membership. This way, our members can use the Y as often as they like, making it easier to achieve their health and wellness goals.

There are more than 2,700 YMCAs in 10,000 communities across the nation.

Find a Y Nationwide


Financial Assistance

The YMCA is a membership organization open to all people. Through our Annual Giving Campaign, the YMCA provides financial assistance to YMCA Members based on the needs of the applicant and the availability of funds. Individuals needing financial assistance may apply at the Member Services desk.

Learn more about our Financial Assistance program and apply online.


Health Care Membership

The Gaston County Family YMCA accepts many insurance-based memberships. Please visit your local YMCA to see if your insurance qualifies for this program.


Encourage your employees to be active! Healthy, happy people are good employees. The Y is excited to offer corporate membership options.

An estimated 25-30% of companies’ medical costs/year were spent on employees with excess, often preventable, health risk. Other benefits that companies see include:

  • Increased morale
  • Productivity and retention
  • Decreased absenteeism
  • Reduced health care costs

Interested? Email us to learn more.