Your Citywide membership provides access to all 8 membership branches, each with its own mix of membership amenities. Use the filter to search by individual branch to find what you’re looking for in the location that works best for you.


It’s hard to think about the Y without thinking about basketball. In fact, the sport was invented at the YMCA! Many of our courts are available during this time for Pick-up and Free play.

Cardio Equipment

At all branches, you’ll find a variety of heart-healthy cardio equipment including Treadmills, Ellipticals, Rowers, Bikes, Steppers, and more.

Cross-training space

Dedicated spaces for functional fitness and cross training with access to a variety of equipment including Medballs, Slam balls, Kettlebells, Racks, Assault Bikes, Rowers, Boxing Bags, Plyo Boxes, Bands and more.

Free Weights & Strength Equipment

You will find a variety of equipment including Dumbbells, Barbells, Kettlebells, Squat Racks, Plate-Loaded and Selectorized Equipment accommodating a variety of fitness levels.

Group X

We offer hundreds of classes per week across 8 Membership Branches including Barre, Indoor Cycling, LES MILLS, Pilates, Water Aerobics, Y-Cross, Yoga, ZUMBA, and more. To find a class for you, click our Group X Class Finder. For on-the-go convenience, download our APP by searching the YMCA of Greater Birmingham in your APP store or via the links at the bottom of this page.

Indoor Tennis

Grab your racquet and come play year-round on the only indoor tennis courts in the city, available at the Mountain Brook branch. We offer private lessons, adult and junior clinics, all indoors with no weather worries. For pricing and court reservations, please contact the tennis desk 205-445-2862.

Indoor Track

Skip the heat, rain, cold, and the pavement on one of our many indoor running/walking tracks.

Learn and Play

Safe, caring, short-term membership childcare services for our youngest members while you hit the treadmill, swim some laps or head to your favorite Group X class. See your branch location page for hours and to make a reservation. (Infants 8 Weeks to Walking - 90 minute limit | Walking through Age 9 - 2 hour limit)

Locker Rooms

Lockers are available at all of our membership branch locations for day use. Several locations provide locker rental services for permanent use. Currently, we are asking members to provide their own towels.

Nationwide YMCA Membership

We understand that sometimes it is more convenient for members to take advantage of a Y near their workplace or when they are traveling outside the area of their home Y. With Y Nationwide Membership, members have the flexibility to use participating Y facilities throughout the United States at no extra charge. See our Nationwide Page under Membership Info for more information.

New Member Orientation

At the Y, we're here to help you reach your wellness goals. Our Member Orientation is available to get you started on the path to success. Contact your branch Healthy Living Director to schedule your 2 free sessions.

Outdoor Pool Fun

Find additional outdoor pool fun with our splash pads, slides and water features available at our Hoover, Pelham and Shades Valley branches.

Outdoor Tennis Courts

Hit the courts on one of our many well-lit and professionally maintained rubico tennis courts. Looking to get in the game? We offer a variety of tennis leagues and social mixers at our three tennis locations: Mountain Brook, Greystone, Trussville.


An easy-to-learn game played on a court similar to a tennis court but half the size, pickleball is fun for players of all ages and activity levels.


Originating in 1950 and popularized in the 80's, racquetball is still enjoyed today by those devoted to the sport and its conditioning and recreational benefits. Contact your local branch for court availability and reservation information.

Walking Trails

Take it outside on one of our outdoor walking trails available at the Alabaster, Shades Valley and Pelham branches.

Year Round Swimming

Whether in our Indoor Pools or our covered and heated (seasonally) Outdoor Pools, year-round swimming is available at all branches for recreation swim, lap swimming, and programmed activities including Swim Team, Swim Lessons, and Water Aerobics. * Warm-water therapy pool also available at our Pelham branch

Youth Fitness Orientations

Youth ages 9-13 learn the basics of safety, proper exercise technique, and gym etiquette. The Free two-hour program is facilitated by YMCA fitness staff. Upon completion, students will receive a wristband allowing them to use specific cardio and selectorized machines on their own (parent/guardian must be in the facility)