YMCA membership fees may include on-site childcare, personal training, year-round swimming, several free guest passes and reduced rates on additional programs. Free orientations are available to learn how to use the equipment. Even so, perks that are included with a YMCA membership may vary based on location.
The AWAY program, which stands for "always welcome at the Y," allows members the opportunity to visit other YMCAs. There are over 2,500 YMCAs in the United States. Membership monthly rates vary based on age and group, including young adult, adult and adult couple, senior citizen and senior citizen couple, single parent family and family.