Albany Area YMCA

Join Your Y

  • Membership in the Albany Area YMCA includes access to three facilities: Central Facility, Lee Branch and Sports Park.
  • All land and water group exercise classes are FREE with your membership.
  • Members receive four one-on-one appointments with a Fit Coach. Make appointments at the Member Services Desk.
  • Members pay reduced program fees for all programs such as youth sports, cheer, tennis, aquatics, and child care.
  • The Albany Area YMCA offers FREE KidZone childcare services for members with Family Memberships. Children ages 6 weeks to 11 years can have fun in a safe environment while their parents work out. These KidZone services are also available to members with the Adult Membership category for a small monthly fee. KidZone hours vary by location.
  • Members of the Albany Area YMCA also enjoy membership nationwide through the YMCA Nationwide Membership Program.

Payment Options

Members have three options for paying their membership dues:

  • Monthly via bank draft - no contract, ten days notice before the end of the month is required for cancellation of the draft.
  • Annually. Save money by paying for a year of membership.
  • Short term. Short term memberships available for 1 month, 2 months or 3 months. Pay up front with cash, check or credit card. No joining fee with short term memberships.

Membership Dues

All Facility Membership
Allows access to three facilities: Central Facility, Lee Branch and Sports Park.

Lee Branch Only Membership

Allows use of the Lee Branch YMCA only. Sports Park Pool access IS included.


Youth: Up to age 17

Young Adult: Individual ages 18 to 35.

Adult: Individual age 18 and up.

Family: Married spouses living in the same household and dependent children up to age 18, age 22 if that child is a full-time college student. If an adult has guardianship of any non-biological children, custody documents must be provided.

Senior/Senior Family: Ages 65 and older. For Senior Family membership, BOTH members must be 65 or older.

Health Center Family: Allows for use of Health Center to 2 members of your family who are age 18 or older.

Health Center Amenities Memberships

Adult and Family Health Center memberships are also available at the Central Facility for members age 18 and over. Health Center memberships allow the use of the Health Centers at the Central Facility, rather than the regular Men’s and Women’s locker rooms.

The Men’s and Women’s Health Centers offer towel service, assigned lockers* and whirlpool. The Women’s Health Center offers a dry heat sauna. The Men’s Health Center offers a steam room and laundry service.

*Short term Health Center members do not receive an assigned locker.

Silver Sneakers

The Albany Area YMCA is a SilverSneakers® provider. Some insurance plans offer SilverSneakers® as a benefit to their covered patrons who are age 65 and older. Individuals who are eligible for the SilverSneakers® benefit receive a free basic adult membership to the YMCA. Contact your health insurance provider to find out if you are eligible for SilverSneakers®, or ask for more information at the Central Facility or Lee Branch.

Seniors age 65 and older who are not eligible for Silver Sneakers receive a Senior Rate on YMCA Membership

Come into the Central Facility or Lee Branch to join the YMCA. We look forward to having you as a member!