There are so many reasons to choose wellness

As a member at YMCA Calgary, you are part of a group of people with a shared commitment to build healthy communities. There are so many options – what’s your reason for choosing wellness?

Membership Benefits

No other organization provides such comprehensive value for your membership. As a charity and long-term community partner, we are not driven by profit, but by your health and wellness. Your membership includes:

Workout Facilities


Unlimited access to all six health and wellness facilities. 

Group Fitness Classes


A wide variety of engaging group fitness classes. 

Youth Programs


Youth programs to encourage active lifestyles. 



Access to lane pools and other aquatics amenities. 

Freedom and Flexibility


No locked-in contracts or cancellation fees; financial assistance for those in need.

Membership Holds


Ability to pause memberships for 1 or 2 months at a time. 

City Wide Access


Access to all six YMCA Calgary facilities and guest options across Canada.

+One Membership


Ability to add additional household members at a reduced rate. 

Early Registration


Members get early bird registration and a discounted rate for programs.

Free 5th!


Members can bring a guest in for free on the 5th of every month.

Climbing Orientation


Introductory climbing course at all locations with climbing walls. 

Be a part of something bigger!

Did you know the Y is a charity? You will be a part of a community with a purpose.


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Membership Types

General Membership
This membership includes use of all facilities and general locker rooms at all YMCA Calgary locations.

Extra Membership
This membership permits use of all fitness areas and extra locker rooms at Melcor YMCA at Crowfoot, Shawnessy YMCA, and Remington YMCA in Quarry Park. 

Extra benefits will include (vary by location):

  • Towel service and personal care products
  • Private steam room
  • TV lounge
  • Locker room staff
  • Quieter locker room

When using the Extra locker rooms, children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. 


This membership allows an active adult, young adult or senior full-pay member to add one or more members of their household to their membership at a reduced rate. The adult (18+) member or - the highest priced membership - will always be considered the primary member. Child, youth and young adult +ONE members must be dependents of the primary member.


Level of Access

Level of access is determined by age and required supervision.

Full Access* (12Y+)
Includes access to all areas including weight floor and drop-in fitness classes. Youth ages 12-17 years require an orientation before accessing the weight floor.

Independent Access* (10-11Y)
Includes access to all areas (without parent/guardian supervision), with the exception of drop-in fitness classes. Children ages 10-11 years require an orientation before accessing the weight floor. 

Supervised Access* (9Y AND Under)
Includes access to all areas (with parent/guardian supervision and within arm’s reach), with the exception to the weight floor and drop-in fitness classes. There is a supervision ratio maximum of three children per parent/guardian.


Drop-in at the YMCA

Not a member yet? Learn about our drop-in options to accommodate you and your family.


Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is available for those who wish to register for membership, programs, or camps, but are not able to afford the full registration fee. YMCA Calgary believes all Calgarians, of every age and income bracket, should have access to quality health, fitness and community programs.

Learn how YMCA Calgary can support you today and help you achieve a healthy tomorrow.