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Benefits of a YMCA Membership

At the Y, everyone gets stronger. The Y’s cause-driven focus on health and well-being helps our members find balance in life. A membership at the Y gives children, adults and families the opportunity to become part of a cause that gives them the opportunity to learn and grow while also making their community healthier and stronger. When you join the Y, your $50 membership activation fee becomes a $50 credit toward the YMCA program of your choice. A Citywide membership to the Y entitles you to:


Check out what the Birmingham YMCA has to offer you and your family

  • Health & Wellness Programs addressing, childhood & adult obesity, diabetes prevention, cancer survivorship and blood pressure management
  • Year-round swimming pools with swim lessons, swim team, recreational swimming and fitness swimming
  • Gymnasiums with youth & adult sports
  • Nine cycle studios offering classes for beginner, intermediate, and experienced class participants
  • Personal training and fitness programs for individuals and groups
  • Tennis courts, including three indoor courts at our Mountain Brook branch
  • Expansive group exercise studios with the latest workouts
  • A location just for children, the Birmingham YMCA Youth Center
  • Hargis Retreat
  • YMCA Camp Cosby, a sleepaway camp for kids ages 6-15 on the shores of Logan Martin Lake

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MISSION: To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
VISION: We will lead our community to become the healthiest in America.
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