Membership

VIEW OUR 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

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.

Download the Financial Assistance Form

GUEST POLICY AND PRICING

Guests are welcome to use any Gaston County Family YMCA with or without another YMCA member for a daily fee:

• Guests accompanied by a Y Member    |   $10 per person per visit
• Guests not accompanied by a Y Member    |   $20 per person per visit

All guests must complete and sign the Guest Waiver form and show a picture ID. A responsible adult, parent or guardian must sign in guests under the age of 18 and be present in the facility. Some restrictions on guests accessing facility or certain spaces due to heavy usage or seasonal programming may apply. Guests do not have access to childwatch services.

Please check with the facility before you arrive to see if any restrictions are in place.

SILVER SNEAKERS AND SILVER AND FIT

The YMCA is both a SilverSneaker and Silver and Fit location. Please visit your local YMCA to see if your insurance qualifies for this program.

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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