Join a Community, Not Just a Gym

The Wallingford Family YMCA has been a leader in wellness for 70 years. It’s not just about how many reps you can do or how fast you can run the mile. We change lives, build families and reach out to neighbors in need. We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together to invest in our kids, health and our neighbors. By joining the YMCA, you will bring about meaningful change not just within yourself, but in your community too.

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Membership Rates

Single Person Membership Rates

  • $47
    24+ years of age
  • $564
    24+ years of age
SilverSneakers® & Silver&Fit®

SilverSneakers and Silver&Fit are fun, energizing programs that help older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events. Some insurance companies will pay for either of these program, giving you a free Association membership to the Y. Bring your Medicare supplemental card & insurance card to the Welcome Center to see if you qualify.

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Schedule a Tour!

See what we are all about!  Come check out our amenities we have to offer and speak with an expert to help you select the right membership for you or your family. For questions about membership or to schedule a tour, contact Sally Darrow,

What is Membership for All

The Wallingford Family YMCA believes in providing membership and program services to all who desire to participate. The YMCA’s Membership for All program, supported by our annual Community Support Campaign, uses all available resources to provide support to those who have financial need and qualify for assistance.

Who is Eligible for Membership for All?

Anyone may apply for financial assistance who lives or works in our service area. Approval of the application is made on an individual basis.

Is it Possible to Join the YMCA for Free?

The YMCA believes a strong sense of ownership and pride is developed when the financial assistance recipient contributes to the cost of their YMCA involvement. Therefore, applicants will be asked to pay a portion of the fee for the requested service.

How will the Financial Assistance Amount be Determined and How Quickly can I Expect to Receive Financial Assistance?

Scholarships are determined on an individual basis using a sliding-fee scale based on total household income and number of dependents. The scale assists the Finance Department in determining the amount of scholarship awarded and its applicable time frame. Once the financial assistance application and required documents have been submitted, the YMCA will contact you within four weeks to share the outcome of your application.

How Long will the Financial Assistance Continue?

Need for financial assistance is assessed at the time of request and reviewed on a regular basis.

Who will be Reviewing my Application?

The Executive Director and the Finance Department are the only people who will review your application. All information is handled confidentially.

Membership for All Rate Scale
Family Size (dependents reported on tax return)
Annual Income 1 2 3 4 5 6
$70,000 - $74,999 5% 10%
$60,000 - $69,999 5% 10% 20%
$50,000 - $59,999 5% 10% 20% 30%
$40,000 - $49,999 5% 10% 20% 30% 40%
$30,000 - $39,999 5% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
$20,000 - $29,999 20% 30% 40% 50% 50% 50%
$19,999 & Under 50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50%

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Get stronger, feel healthier & be a part of something bigger!

Please Note

Membership for All cannot be combined with any discounts of promotions.
50% Join Fee Discount at 5-40%
100% Join Fee Discount at 50%

Facility Fee

This one-time fee is for all new members and those who allow their membership to expire for a 60-day period. The funds are used for equipment purchases and capital improvements.

Seniors age 62+ and military personnel, active or retired, can receive a discount of 20% off their membership. Discounts cannot be combined.

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Get stronger, feel healthier & be a part of something bigger!