Senior Adult Membership & Programs

Senior Adults

Membership and Program Options

YMCA Senior Memberships

Understanding the unique financial circumstances of many Senior Adults, the YMCA offers unique pricing for individuals age 62 and above without sacrificing any of the membership benefits including Citywide and Nationwide access to Y’s across the country while you travel.

Click HERE to see our Membership Rates and Categories

Medicare Advantage Plans

As America continues to age, the Y understands senior-focused programs and opportunities can help aging adults pursue and sustain a lifestyle to remain active, social and fit.

The YMCA of Greater Birmingham is a provider for the following local and national Senior-focused membership subsidy programs available through participating health plans.

SilverSneakers – Available through several Medicare Advantage plans
Silver&Fit  – Cigna, VIVA and other select Medicare Advantage plans
Renew Active – Available through UnitedHealthcare Medicare plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield – Select BCBS Medicare Advantage Plans

Click on each drawer below for more information on each program and related membership access

SilverSneakers

Participating Medicare Advantage Plans include: (Subject to Change without YMCA control)

  • Select Medicare Advantage and Medigap plans that participate in the SilverSneakers program provide access to gyms, instructors and other program resources at no extra cost to you.

Participating YMCA of Greater Birmingham locations:

Personal financial responsibility:

Qualifying participants pay nothing for general membership access under the SilverSneakers program.

Membership Details:

Membership access is available for the covered individual only and does not extend to household/family members.  Participants receive the benefits of membership at no cost along with access to a variety of programs and services at personal cost.  Some program exclusions apply to this subsidized access.

Eligibility and SilverSneaker Login:

Click HERE to check eligibility

Activating your membership access:

You may Activate your membership access online HERE. Use Promo Code SS – this will be the final step of the enrollment process. After Joining, please reply to your YMCA email confirmation and provide your 16 digit Silver Sneaker number.  Confirmation of eligibility will be performed by our Member Account Services team to complete the membership process.

You may also visit the location most convenient for assistance with activating your membership access. You will need your Silver Sneakers

Visiting the Y:

Participants will be expected to record each visit by checking in with at the front desk using your Silver Sneakers issued card to document each visit and allow us to submit for reimbursement.
Click HERE to Log In to SilverSneaker account & Print your ID card,.

Silver&Fit

Participating Medicare Plans include: (Subject to Change without YMCA control)

  • VIVA Health
  • Cigna

Participating YMCA of Greater Birmingham locations:

Silver&Fit is available at all YMCA of Greater Birmingham membership branches which can be found HERE

Personal financial responsibility:

Qualifying participants pay nothing for general membership access under the Silver&Fit program.

Membership Details:

Membership access is available for the covered individual only and does not extend to household/family members.  Participants receive the benefits of membership at no cost along with access to a variety of programs and services at personal cost.  Some program exclusions apply to this subsidized access.

Eligibility:

Click HERE to check eligibility

Activating your membership access:

Click HERE to activate your Y membership access.  Use the Promo Code Silverfit (this will be the final step of the enrollment).  After Joining, please reply to your YMCA email confirmation and provide your Silver&Fit issued Fitness ID for the enrollment to be validated.

You may also visit the location most convenient for assistance with activating your membership access. You will need your Silver&Fit issued Fitness ID

Visiting the Y:

Participants will be expected to check in at the front desk using your  Y issued barcode to document each visit and allow us to submit for reimbursement.

Renew Active

Participating Medicare Plans include: 

  • UnitedHealthcare® Medicare Plans

Participating YMCA of Greater Birmingham locations:

Renew Active is available at all YMCA of Greater Birmingham membership branches which can be found HERE

Personal financial responsibility:

Qualifying participants pay nothing for general membership access under the Renew Active program.

Membership Details:

Membership access is available for the covered individual only and does not extend to household/family members.  Participants receive the benefits of membership at no cost along with access to a variety of programs and services at personal cost.  Some program exclusions apply to this subsidized access.

Eligibility:

Click HERE to check eligibility

Activating your membership access:

Click HERE to activate your Y membership access.  Use the Promo Code RENEW (this will be the final step of the enrollment). After Joining, please reply to your YMCA email confirmation and provide your Renew Active confirmation code for the enrollment to be validated.

You may also visit the location most convenient for assistance with activating your membership access. You will need your Renew Active Confirmation Code

Visiting the Y:

Participants will be expected to check in at the front desk using your  Y issued barcode to document each visit and allow us to submit for reimbursement.

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Flexcard Fitness Benefit

Participating Medicare Plans include: 

  • Blue Advantage Complete and Premier members
  • C Plus members on Plans B, F and G

Participating YMCA of Greater Birmingham locations:

Available at all YMCA of Greater Birmingham membership branches which can be found HERE.

Personal financial responsibility:

Qualifying participants pay nothing for full membership access under the BCBS Fitness benefit.

Membership Details:

Membership access is available for the covered individual only and does not extend to household/family members.  Participants receive all the benefits of membership at no cost including Nationwide access to participation Y’s while you travel.

Eligibility:

Flexcard holders under:

  • Blue Advantage Complete and Premier members
  • C Plus members on Plans B, F and G

Activating your membership access:

Click HERE to activate your Y membership access.  Use the Promo Code BCBS (this will be the final step of the enrollment).

You may also visit the location most convenient to you for assistance with activating your membership.

**Providing your 16 Digit Mastercard/Flexcard and Exp Date will be required at time of joining.  The YMCA generously waives the Activation Fee and subsidizes 50% of the membership dues for qualifying policyholders.  The Y will process payment to represent $30 per month from date/month of Join through the end of the current quarter. Membership and payments will experience automatic renewal of $90 per quarter under the fitness benefit.  Membership cancellations require a 30 day written notice and may be requested using THIS form.    

Visiting the Y:

Participants will be asked to check in at the front desk using your  Y issued barcode to record you Y visit.

Group X Classes

While all Group X Classes are available for all Y members, many are designed specifically with the Active Older Adult in mind.

Click HERE to see some of our Senior focused options (allow a few seconds for the schedule to load then search by category or other filter options)

 

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