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YMCA Membership

We are Open! Become a member today

After months of being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Suburban YMCA finally reopened its doors. We've worked hard to ensure that our facility is safe, sanitary, and supportive for our diverse population of members. To learn more about the health and safety precautions we're taking, visit the Reopening With Care page.

It's Time... To Return to Fitness!

Join now and restart your fitness journey. There's something for everyone, whether it's outdoor or virtual fitness classes, reserving a lane for lap swimming in one of our two pools, or working out in our spacious Wellness Center.

"Thank you so much for all the work you and your team have done to reopen the Y. The protocols and systems you have established are clear and well thought out."

"I could definitely get used to this!" -In response to the amount of space in the fitness areas.

"I had so much fun spinning outside last night!...I'll be back for sure!"

"It's cleaner than the hospital in here!"

"I visited the facility and used the pool this morning. Really impressive how well-organized the entire process was, of checking in and then using one of the pre-reserved lanes."


New Balance Track & Field

 Outdoor Exercise Classes (Reservation required)

✔ Live Virtual Exercise Classes

Personal Training - In-person or virtual (contact

Wellness Center

  • Main Fitness Floor
  • Cardio Deck
  • Some equipment is now in the Stretching Room & Gymnasium Court B 
  • The Spin Studio is now utilized as a stretching room (please bring your own mat)

 Adult Lap Swimming (Reservation required)

  • 6 lanes available in the Big Pool
  • 2 lanes available in the Small Pool

✔ Family Swim (Reservation required)

Private Changing Rooms/Showers A-E - Group locker rooms are currently closed

Indoor Track

 Basketball in Gymnasium Court A (Reservation required)

 NEW Outdoor Basketball Hoop (View Hours)


  Men's locker room, Women's locker room, and Family locker room

  Sauna, steam room, and whirlpool

☓  Kids' Corner

  Youth Lap Swimming

  Exercise studios (except for personal training)

  Squash/racquetball court

  Open gymnasium hours

  Group sports in the gymnasium or field (basketball, soccer, pickleball, etc.)

This table will be updated regularly as we gradually reopen our facilities and programming. Current as of 7/23/2020.

Join our community today and experience the Y difference.

When you join the Y, you join a community where parents find a safe and positive environment for children to learn good values, social skills and behaviors; families come together to have fun and spend quality time with each other; and adults of all ages connect with friends, pursue interests and learn how to live healthier lives.

No joining fees. No contracts. No cancellation fees.

YMCA membership is 22 million strong, and spread across more than 2,700 Ys nationwide.

Since no two communities are exactly alike, no two YMCAs are exactly alike. We bring men, women and children—just like you—together to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve health and well-being and foster a sense of social responsibility, so everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. 

At the West Suburban YMCA, your membership includes the following benefits:

State-of-the-art Facilities

  • Over 10,000 sq. feet of wellness space with functional training & cardio equpment, free weights & strength machines
  • Two indoor swimming pools
  • Stretching room, cycling room and group exercise studios
  • Full-size gymnasium with upper level indoor track
  • 250m outdoor track & turf field, donated by New Balance
  • Outdoor climbing wall
  • Racquetball/squash court
  • Multi-purpose auditorium
  • Male Locker Room with lounge, whirlpool and steam room 
  • Female Locker Room with steam room and dry sauna 
  • Family Locker Room and Mother’s Room
  • Private Locker Rooms

Find Your "Fit"

  • Over 70 group exercise classes per week including yoga, cycling, HIIT, swimnastics, bootcamp, Zumba and more
  • Extensive pool schedule with daily lap swim, recreation swim and family swim hours
  • Open gymnasium hours - ideal for pick-up basketball!
  • Wellness programming including monthly guided meditation and massage
  • Free “Fit Connect” consultation with a certified personal trainer to discuss health goals and set up a personalized training program

Other Benefits

  • Free mobile phone app with up-to-date schedules, member scan-in and fitness tracking
  • Free usage of Kids’ Corner while you work out included with a Family Membership
  • Discounts on personal training and small group training 
  • Priority program registration & discounted program, lesson and camp fees

How Do I Join?

  • In person - visit our 276 Church Street facility in Newton, MA and our Welcome Center will help get you started.

  • Online - Use the link on this page to sign up for your membership online.

It’s that simple.

Adult YMCA members using their arms to spell out Y-M-C-A

Join Online!

Use our online registration system to sign up for a membership at the West Suburban YMCA. Please refer to Online Membership Instructions for assistance.

Membership Application

Prefer to sign up for your membership in person? Just download this Membership Application and bring it with you to our 276 Church Street facility in Newton.

Financial Aid Request Form

To apply for Financial Assistance for Membership, Programs, Child Care and Camps, download this form and return to Kristen Hydinger in the Y's Finance Department. Please email Kristen at for more information.

Documents Available in Spanish, Russian, and Chinese

Do you need a West Suburban YMCA form or policy document in a language other than English? Download our most common forms and policies in Spanish, Russian, or Chinese.