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YMCA of Ross County offers Health and Fitness Programs, Free Classes, Free Child Care, Youth Sports and more...Join the Y Today!

More than just a gym, a pool, or a place for fitness; YMCA members experience a sense of belonging that can't be found anywhere else! Our network of locations gives our friends and neighbors across Ohio many ways to take charge of their health through our growing programs and services.

Your YMCA membership allows you access to all YMCA's throughout Ohio and 95% of YMCA's across the United States. Just think of the possibilities! If you join the Y today, you can spend your lunch hour working out at a YMCA near work, then come home and take the family to your neighborhood Y. We look forward to seeing you at your neighborhood Y! 


  • Fully trained and caring staff who are always ready to assist you in achieving your health and fitness goals

  • Free orientation and use of our Wellness Centers

  • FREE Smart Start Fitness Program

  • State-of-the-art health and wellness equipment

  • Free fitness classes such as Zumba, yoga, strength training and more

  • Free Child Watch services

  • Free Online Workout Planning and Meal Planning using our mobile app.

  • Free family fun nights

  • Free open swim and gym time

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Reduced rates on Child Care and Day Camp fees

  • Discounts on programs and priority registration for swim lessons, sports and more

  • Nationwide access: more than 2,400 Y's across the country will honor your YMCA membership as part of our AWAY program (Always Welcome at the Y).

The YMCA of Ross County is a not-for-profit, charitable, health and human services organization committed to helping ALL people grow in spirit, mind and body. We offer affordable monthly membership rates for families, adults, young adults and youth.  To view our membership fees, simply click on the "Become a Member" button on the upper right portion of this page and follow the prompts.  

Financial assistance is available to those that qualify. Click here to learn more about how to qualify for a reduced membership rate. So what is holding you back?

We offer two simple ways to join the Y: Online Membership Sign-up and In-person Enrollment at one of our Branches.


» Option 1. - Online Membership Sign-up

You do not have to wait to join the YMCA. From the convenience of your home or office, we have a simple and fast way for you to join the Y today.  

To join now online simply click on the "Become a Member" button at the top of this page and follow the prompts to join online. Once you have submitted all of your required information to join, the last step is to visit your home Y on your first visit to have your photo taken and then receive your membership card.  Joining the Y has never been easier. We hope you will be joining our Y family soon!


Option 2. - In-Person Enrollment at your local YMCA Branch

That's it! Two options to start a new YOU!

Every day, the YMCA of Ross County offers quality, affordable programs and services designed to benefit people of all incomes and backgrounds. The Y uses contributed funds to ensure that those unable to pay the stated amount are able to participate.

Those unable to pay the full fee may receive financial assistance based on their demonstrated ability to pay and the Y’s ability to fund the subsidy. 

For financial assistance with your YMCA Membership, please download the PACE Membership form and bring it to your local Y branch. 

The YMCA of Ross County has several categories of membership:

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To cancel your YMCA membership, simply visit the Member Services desk at your home branch YMCA.  We have a short form for you to complete in order to stop your monthly membership.  Some quick notes on cancellation: 

  • We do require that you provide us with 30 days written notice prior to your next scheduled monthly membership withdrawal. 

  • Any outstanding fees to the YMCA of Ross County must be paid in full prior to or at the time of cancellation. 

  • Membership cancellations are not accepted over the phone or through e-mail. 

Please know if you are not satisfied with your membership or are experiencing financial difficulties, please take a moment to contact the Membership Director at your local Y and let us see how we can help.



YMCA of Ross County

100 Mill Street

Chillicothe, Ohio 45601


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