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What time is the Y open?
Does the Y have holiday hours?

Here is our complete list of holiday operating hours. These hours are subject to change as we increase our operating hours with new COVID-19 safety protocols. Please note, if your local Y is typically closed that day of the week it will remain closed on the holiday.

  • January 1 (New Year’s Day): Regular hours
  • The third Monday of January (Martin Luther King Jr. Day): Regular hours
  • The third Monday of February (Presidents' Day): Regular hours
  • The first Sunday after the vernal equinox (Easter Day): Regular hours
  • The last Monday in May (Memorial Day): 7:00 am - 11:00 am
  • July 4 (Independence Day): 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • The first Monday in September (Labor Day): 7:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 11 (Veterans Day): Regular hours
  • The fourth Thursday in November (Thanksgiving Day): 7:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 24 (Christmas Eve): 7:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 25 (Christmas Day): Closed all day
  • December 31 (New Year's Eve): 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Can I go to any YMCA location?

YMCA of Greater Seattle members can access any of our 14 locations, including 11 aquatic centers. Find your local Y's hours of operation.

Typically, as a member of the YMCA of Greater Seattle, you can access any Y in Washington State under an agreement we call "Statewide Reciprocity". However, this guest access is currently suspended at many Ys due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please check a Y's website or call to see if they are accepting outside memberships prior to visiting.

Can members bring guests to the Y?

At this time, we are not allowing members to bring guests to the Y in order to abide by COVID-19 capacity restrictions. If you would like to bring a guest, we recommend exploring a one-day Try the Y pass.

I am not a member, can I visit the Y for just the day?

At this time, we are not selling day passes to the Y in order to abide by COVID-19 capacity restrictions. If you would like to try the Y before becoming a member, we recommend exploring a one-day Try the Y pass.

What is included with membership?

There are so many benefits to membership!

  • Unlimited access to all Greater Seattle Ys 
  • Free 12-week weight loss program 
  • Free personalized wellness plan
  • Free Kids Club with family membership (at select locations)
  • State-of-the-art equipment & amenities, including indoor heated swimming pools
  • And more!

See a full list of member benefits

Does membership at the Y include child watch while I exercise?

Yes, Family 1 and Family 2 memberships include access to Kids Club, a monthly reservation-based program that keeps kids in stable, small groups learning and playing while you work out. It's available at select branches for kids ages 2 to 9.

Learn more about Kids Club

Does the Y offer financial assistance for membership and programs?

Yes, income-based financial assistance is available to help cover the cost of membership. We recommend giving us a call or visiting one of our locations to learn more. Staff will ask you to complete a confidential income acknowledgement form to get the process started.

How does payment work?

Signing up for a membership includes a one-time joining fee and recurring monthly dues. Most members pay dues through a monthly bank draft via a checking account, savings account, debit card, or credit card. You can also pay for your membership on an annual basis.

Learn more about managing payments

Do I have to sign a contract to become a member?

No, we do not impose contracts on our members. You're free to cancel membership at any time.

Should you decide to cancel your membership within 30 days after joining, you may request and receive a full refund to your original payment method.

Learn more about our refund policy.

How do I cancel my membership?

To make a change to your membership, please use one of these forms in our Support Center.

Is the YMCA a nonprofit?

Yes, the YMCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit social services organization dedicated to Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. Our tax identification number is 91-0482710. 

Learn more about us

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