Local branches of the YMCA offer discounts to certain groups of people, such as seniors, military veterans, low-income consumers or members of specific organizations. For example, the YMCA of Cass and Clay counties in Fargo, North Dakota sponsors a program for low-income members that receives funding through theUnited Way and personal donations.
In Madison, New Jersey, the YMCA offers several special memberships, including discounted fees for members of the city's Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, the Spokane, Wa. YMCA offers discounts for military veterans, as well as retired military personnel. Members must present their military identification cards and their DD214 military service records to qualify. Each individual YMCA offers specific discounts based on the criteria they define.