About financial assistance at the Y

The Y is committed to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back. To ensure equitable access for all we offer affordable membership and program options at all of our 14 branches.

How to get started

Becoming a member of the Y is easy. We recommend visiting one of our branches and taking a tour with Membership staff to start. When you're ready to join, our staff will help you complete a membership application including financial assistance with any join fee or monthly rates. Financial assistance is determined based on your yearly household income.

What's included in membership?

At the Y you’ll find a warm environment with friendly people who are dedicated to bringing about meaningful change for themselves and for their community.

Here's what is included with your membership:

  • Access to all Ys across Greater Seattle
  • Indoor heated swimming pool at most locations
  • Free personalized wellness plan
  • Unlimited group exercise classes for all fitness levels
  • State-of-the-art fitness equipment
  • Programs and activities for the whole family
  • Free 12-week weight-loss program
  • Discounted member rates on hundreds of classes, camp, and special events