Join the YMCA | West Suburban YMCA


Become a Member

We're more than a gym. We're a community.

The Y is a nonprofit organization committed to helping you thrive at each stage of life. We're passionate about nurturing the potential of kids, helping people live healthier, and supporting our neighbors. We serve the communities of Newton, Watertown, Belmont, Weston and Wellesley.

ALL are welcome at the Y, and our community brings together people of all abilities, ages, ethnicities, financial circumstances, genders, races, religions, and sexual orientations.


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Get A 6-Week Workout Plan

Join our January workout challenge! PLUS, new members who join in January will receive a 6-week written workout program delivered directly to their email inboxes to make it easy to stay on track with your New Year's exercise goals.

Become a member of the West Suburban YMCA today! 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 Plan Your Visit page.


Fitness and Wellness
✔ Group Exercise Classes - Outdoors and Indoors
✔ Live Virtual Exercise Classes
✔ Personal Training - In-person or virtual (contact
✔ Wellness Center
     - Main Fitness Floor - Weights, benches, barbells, selectorized equipment, funtional fitness equipment, strength machines
     - Cardio Machines - Located on the Cardio Deck, Gymnasium Court B, Corners of Indoor Track
     - Some equipment is now in the Stretching Room & Gymnasium Court B 
     - The Spin Studio is now utilized as a stretching room
✔ Other Fitness and Wellness Paid Programming (e.g. instructional classes, training groups, youth classes)

✔ Adult Lap or Recreation Swimming
✔ Family Swim (Reservation required)
✔ Aquatics Programming (e.g. swim lessons, Blue Waves, lifeguard training)

✔ New Balance Track & Field
✔ Indoor Track
✔ Men's and Women's Locker Rooms including showers
✔ Private Changing Rooms/Showers A-E
✔ Bottle-fill at Water Fountains (Drinking spouts not available)

Sports and Recreation
✔ Basketball in Gymnasium Court A and B
✔ Outdoor Basketball Hoop
✔ Squash/Racquetball Court (Reservation required)
Youth Sports Programming, including instructional classes and leagues

Childcare and Family Services
✔ Kids' Corner - Hours & Protocols
✔ Preschool Center for Youth Development
✔ Out of School Time - K-8 Afterschool Program
✔ School Vacation Programs

This table will be updated regularly. Current as of 9/29/2021.

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.

How Do I Join?

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

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

Join Online!

Use our online registration system to sign up for a membership at the West Suburban YMCA in Newton, Massachusetts. 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 it to the Y's Welcome Center. Please email 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.

Boston Sports Institute Partnership

The West Suburban YMCA and The Edge Sports Group / Boston Sports Institute are partnering to offer their members and participants a great deal!