Membership

Adults working outWhen you join the Y, you're coming together with men, women and children from your community who are committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

With the Y, you're not just a member of a facility; you're part of a cause. With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership gives you and your community the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

To find out more about membership call the YMCA at 608-325-2003 or email our Membership Director, Doni at: dthomas@greencountyymca.org

Membership Types

At the Green County Family YMCA, we have a membership for everybody, all reasonably priced. Choose the one that best fits your situation. Financial Assistance is available to those who are eligible.

  • YOUTH - Ages 0-17
  • ADULT - Ages 18-64
  • FAMILY - Any 2 adults and dependent children (up to age 23) living at the same permanent address
  • COLLEGE - Full time college student
  • SENIOR ADULT - Ages 65+
  • SENIOR FAMILY - One adult must be age 65+

Membership Payment Options

The YMCA offers two payment plans so you can choose what works best for you. Our standard contract is for 12 months.

Monthly-

  1. A monthly payment plan is available as an automatic withdrawal from your checking, savings or credit card.
  2. The monthly payment plan requires a minimum of one-year (12 consecutive mo.) membership and is continuous thereafter until a written cancellation request is made to the YMCA. Written notice received by the 15th of the month will cancel that month's membership.
  3. An initial prorated down payment must be made with the YMCA office to begin your membership. The draft on the 20th of each month pays for next month of your membership.
  4. Account change notifications must also reach our office by the 15th of the month to become effective for that month.

Full Pay- Members pay once a year for their annual dues.

Payment type- VISA, MasterCard, Discover, checking and savings account. Financial assistance for those in need.

Refer a Friend

Invite as many friends as you want. When a friend joins, you'll both receive a 20% reduced rate on your monthly membership dues at the Y.

Click here for more information.

Veterans Membership

The Green County Family YMCA offers discounted Y Memberships for Retired Military and Military Veterans as a way to say Thank You for serving our country.

Simply present your Retired Military ID, Veterans DD214 or Veterans ID Card from the Department of Veteran Affairs (can not be dishonorably discharged to qualify) and we will waive the entry fee and save you money on your monthly draft fee.

Financial Based Membership

The Green County Family YMCA is proud to ensure that the Y is accessible to all, giving everyone an opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Through our Annual Campaign, financial assistance is provided for YMCA programs and membership to those in need. Any individual or family may qualify for financial assistance, dependent upon household size. A sliding scale is used to determine how much assistance is awarded. To apply for assistance please fill out the application here and return it to the YMCA Welcome Center along with proof of household income. If you have any questions regarding the application processed please contact Doni Thomas at dthomas@greencountyymca.org or call 325-2003.

Healthways SilverSneakers

The Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness program is an insurance benefit included in more than 65 Medicare health plans. Through SilverSneakers, health plans and group retirement plans provide a gym membership to their insured, usually at no additional cost. Your SilverSneakers membership allows you access to more than 13,000 participating locations nationwide, and includes all the basic amenities plus group exercise classes geared specifically towards the active older adult.

Click here to see if you qualify

Limited-Term Memberships

The YMCA offers 1, 3 and 6 month "short term" memberships. Short term memberships are $10/ month extra.

Daily Memberships

Your membership does not include guest privileges. Guests must pay a daily fee. Call the YMCA for a current schedule of activities.

Youth (12 & under). . . $5.00
Teen (13-17 yr olds). . . $8.00
Adult (18 & up). . . $13.00
Family. . . $16.00

*Adults (18 & up) purchasing a day membership will include the Fitness Center. Guests must check in with fitness staff and demonstrate knowledge of weight training.

Corporate Memberships and Fitness Programs

The Green County Family YMCA is currently active in pursuing corporate membership agreements with local businesses. The corporate membership program is designed for employers who want to promote healthy lifestyles for their employees.

Corporate memberships can include a myriad of different possibilities. For example, discounts to employees are offered from the YMCA based on corporate donations to the YMCA. Some employees are reimbursed class cost for fitness activities; others will reimburse the employee for the full amount of membership based on participation.
If your business (company) is interested in finding out more about the corporate membership opportunities at the YMCA, please call Aaron Phillips, Executive Director, at (608) 325-2003.

Colony Brands, Monroe Clinic, City of Monroe, Badger State Ethanol, Woodford State Bank, Mitek, Grede, Monroe Truck, Dean Care, Humana Gold, Unity Health Plan and Group Health Cooperative offer fitness programs for their members. The YMCA supports all of these programs.

Pricing Policy

From time to time the YMCA has to raise membership fees and program fees to meet expenses. Member program rates are usually 1/3 the cost of non-member fees.

Refund/Credit Policy

  1. Membership. Memberships not used can not be refunded. Usage is determined by the member. The YMCA staff is prepared to meet the demands of high usage by all members. Membership extension will only be given with a medical excuse from a physician.
  2. Session Cancellation Policy. A YMCA session is a group of classes meeting between 7-10 weeks. A session can be canceled due to the following reasons: low registration, unavailability of an instructor, lack of equipment.
  3. Class Cancellation Policy. A YMCA class, youth activity or swim lesson could be canceled due to storms, snow, unsafe conditions and rain. If Monroe School District cancels school or has an early release because of inclement weather, all youth programs will be cancelled for that day. Make up classes will not be scheduled unless arrangements can be made with the program directors, instructors, necessary support staff and volunteers.
  4. No refunds or credits given for bad weather or holidays for all fitness classes (including aquatic). You can make this up at any of our other fitness classes during the current session.
  5. The YMCA reserves the right to reschedule or combine classes.
  6. There are no credits given for individual classes missed.
  7. Women weight trainingA service charge may be charged to a participant who wants a credit for a specific class. Participants will be notified of this fee at the time of registration.
  8. When a YMCA member registers for a class/program and the membership expires or terminates during the class/program, the participant will be charged the difference between the member and non-member price for the remaining dates of the program.
  9. Gift certificates can not be redeemed for cash.
  10. Youth Sports Refund/Credit Policy. In order to maximize participation opportunities the following became effective 8-1-95 A. Full refunds are given only if the program is canceled by the YMCA or for medical reasons with a physician's written excuse (refund is subject to cost of any direct expenses i.e. T-shirt). B. Credits are available only under the following conditions and all credits will be subject to the cost of the direct expense of the program, ex: shirts, hats, books, etc. 1. If request to drop out of the program is made prior to the registration deadline. 2. For medical reasons with a physician's excuse. C. No credits/refunds will be given when a person drops out of a program after the registration deadline. Exception: written medical excuse from a physician.

A.W.A.Y. PROGRAM

A membership at the Green County Family YMCA now opens the door for fitness around the world. The Green County YMCA has joined with more than 2,000 YMCA's across the country in a program called A.W.A.Y. or Always Welcome At YMCA's. What this means to you is, if you are visiting or traveling through a city with an A.W.A.Y. participating YMCA, check with that YMCA to see what special privileges will be available to you as an A.W.A.Y. member. The Green County Family YMCA has unlimited reciprocity with all Wisconsin YMCA's making us One YMCA.

Towel Service

The YMCA offers its members towel service for $30.00/year. Each additional family member can be added to the towel service for $10.00.

Locker Rental

YMCA members and guests are responsible for the security and safe keeping of their valuables. Kit lockers may be rented annually for $24.00 a year. Locks may be purchased for $6.00. The YMCA is not responsible for lost articles or valuables taken from unlocked lockers. No locks may be kept on unrented lockers overnight.

Towel service and locker rental can be added to your monthly membership fees

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