Superior Douglas County Family YMCA


Join the Y

Membership in the YMCA is about the whole person and the whole community. YMCA Members build their spirits, minds, and bodies by becoming active in a wide variety of programs. The YMCA also helps people grow by encouraging them to be involved as volunteers, donors and advocates for the Y.

  • Early registration
  • Reduced prices for programs
  • Use of the family pool including zero depth entry and 100 foot water slide
  • 25-yard lap pool
  • Full-size gymnasium
  • Indoor walking/running track (ages 16+)
  • Racquetball court
  • Sauna and whirlpool (ages 18+)
  • Fully equipped fitness center
  • Locker rooms
  • Family/special needs locker rooms with handicapped accessible shower
  • Supervised playroom for children while parents use the Y (Kids club) for a small fee
  • Nationwide Membership More Info HERE

2019 Membership Rate Changes

Improvements in 2018

Mark Frodesen Memorial Lap Pool Improvements

Increase in Group/Specialty Exercise classes and increased SilverSneaker class times

New Security Camera System

Youth Teen Pass, Youth Fitness Class, and Home School Gym/Swim became FREE for members

Added Youth Rec Room

Increased in Swim Lesson classes/times

Camp Lake Nebagamon building improvements

Coming Soon...Gymnasium floor refinishing scheduled for December 19-January 11

Effective January 1, 2019

Kids Club open extended hours and is FREE for members

Extended Sunday hours (10am-5pm)

Locker/Towel increase of $1 per month, $2 per month for family locker/towel

Membership rate increase (shown below)

Membership Category 2017-2018 Monthly Rate 2019 Monthly Rate Joiner Fee
Youth - under 18 $20 $20 $24
Young Adult - age 18 - 25 $40 $40 $24
Adult - 26 - 64 $50 $52 $60
Two Adult Family -Two adults with or without dependent children up to age 18, living together as a family unit. Additional dependent adults living in the home may be included for $15 per month, per adult. $68 $71 $84
One Adult Family - One adult with dependent children up tp age 18, living together as a family. $62 $64 $60
Senior - age 65 and older $48 $50 $60

For Bank Draft memberships, your first month payment will be a prorated partial month payment depending on when you join. Annual payments available, multiply rate by 12. For locker and towel service add: $9.00 per month for one adult, $18.00 per month for two adults (Family membership: children receive one towel)

Prices subject to change

Become a Member

Nationally, YMCAs have been building strong kids, strong families and strong communities for over 150 years, and we are just getting warmed up.

Locally, the Superior Douglas County Family YMCA has been in the community for over 100 years.

Our Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

The YMCA has something for everyone.

Becoming a member of the YMCA is as easy as 1—2—3:

  1. Stop by for a tour of the YMCA. Ask our staff any questions you may have. We’re here to help!!!
  2. Fill out a membership application. Bring in payment information if you would like to use our bank draft plan. Bring a photo ID.
  3. You will receive a membership and you may start using the YMCA right away. Sign up for a free fitness room orientation if interested.

The joiner fee is waived for active duty military.

Come Try the Y

Daily guest passes are available for purchase to those wishing to try the Y for the day!
Infant Under 3 - $2.50
Youth (3 - 17 yrs old) - $5
Adult (18 & over) - $10
Family of 4 or less - $20
Family of 5 or more - $25
Day passes may be applied to membership within 30 days, up to the cost of the first month of membership upon request.

Insurance Reimbursement Programs

The YMCA partners with Health Partners, Medica, Preferred One, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN, Silver Sneakers & Silver & Fit for special benefits. Contact your insurance company for more information.

For Membership Assistance

Through the generosity of many individuals and businesses contributing to our Annual Support Campaign and United Way, the YMCA is able to offer scholarships for memberships and programs.

If you are interested in receiving financial assistance for your YMCA membership, and you live in Douglas County, you will need to apply at Northwest Community Services. This is the first step in our screening process. If you live outside of Douglas County and are in need of financial assistance, please contact our Membership Director.

Northwest Community Services is located at 1118 Tower Avenue. You will need to provide the following documents in order to have your scholarship approved:

  • Head of household’s social security card.
  • Proof of any and all income; including pay stubs for all household members, child support, financial aid, etc. You
  • MUST provide proof of income when you apply. If you do not bring proof of income your scholarship may not be approved.
  • Current tax information (W2 from the prior year)
  • Current piece of mail with your name and address shown on it.

If approved, you will receive an acceptance letter from the YMCA in approximetely two weeks. If you have any questions about the scholarship membership process please contact our Membership Director, Michelle at 715-392-5611 or

The Superior Douglas County Family YMCA reserves the right to verify financial information as well as reserves the right to accept or deny scholarships.

If you are not approved through Northwest Community Services contact the Membership Director.

For Program Assistance

If you are interested in participating in a YMCA program but unable to afford the full cost of the program, fill out the scholarship application form and bring it back to the Front Desk of the YMCA.