Family is one or two adults and any dependent children youth or students 18 or under. Family discounts start at 15%. Please contact us for details.

Travel for work? Your YMCA membership may be used at any YMCA in Canada. Find your YMCA by visiting the YMCA Canada website at Your membership card will be accepted at any YMCA in North America. The amount or frequency of your visits may be restricted based on each association’s policies surrounding out-of-town members.

Yes! Being a member also gives you a discounted rate for our other programs: YMCA fitness leadership courses, life saving courses, special interest clinics and more.

In addition to regular parking, we also offer bike parking.

To cancel, the payer of the membership must provide a written/email request a minimum of 15 days before the scheduled payment date to cancel. If not within this minimum notice period, the normal scheduled payment will occur, and the membership will remain active for that paid period. A written request to cancel can either be done in person by visiting your membership location; or by completing and submitting the following Ches Penney Family YMCA cancellation form. Verbal requests to cancel are not accepted. When processed, the payer will receive a cancellation confirmation via the email address listed on file. Facility access remains active until the last day of your payment period. Cancellation fees are included in your Joiner Fee. If there is a balance owing on your account, this must be paid before you can cancel.

Family is one or two adults (general or adult only membership) and dependent children or youth under 19 in the same household. Please call 709-726-YMCA (9622) or email for more information for specific discounted rates depend upon family size.
***Use of sauna is included in the Adults Only Membership.

No. The YMCA is a charitable organization that believes in fairness and equality, so our fees are the same for all adults. We offer financial assistance for those in need or on fixed incomes, in a private and confidential process. The YMCA offers many programs for older adults such as: Tai Chi, Aqua Fit and Swim Lessons.

No. We believe that access to a variety of options can help you to maintain a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Included in your monthly fee is use of our pools/lessons, conditioning centre, child and youth programs, track, courts and adult group fitness/rec sports. Because our facility is based on an all-inclusive and open concept model, it is hard for us to monitor just a “swim” or gym” membership. Day passes are available for drop-in visits.

No. Anyone can use our facility on a drop-in basis by purchasing a Day Pass – Child (0-11 yrs) $9.99, Youth (12+) /Adult $15.21 plus applicable taxes or Play Pass $25.00 (an adult, a child and up to two other persons) (HST included). Photo ID required for those 16+.

Please check the program guide for registered programs. Unless stated otherwise members must book in advance to attend all programs, classes, and child minding. Booking can be done via the online portal.

Children may join on their own as members and are not required to pay the building fund fee. Parents do not require a membership but can participate with their children for a day pass fee. Parents can supervise or watch their children swim or play, but if parents want to attend family swim or gym programs they must buy a Day Pass. Child minding for 0-6 years is accessible through family memberships only. E.g. if you purchase a child membership to attend Parent n Tot swim lessons where parent/guardian supervision is required, you will need to pay the adult day pass fee if you choose not to purchase a family membership.

The YMCA is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children and young people and vulnerable adults in its care. Requiring photo ID to access our facility is one of our commitments to safety.

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