At the Y, you’ll find more than just a place to work out.

You’ll find countless opportunities to dance, laugh and sweat your way to better life balance in spirit, mind and body. You’ll also find new ways to connect with your neighbors, develop new skills, explore new interests and discover a greater sense of purpose. And you’ll become part of a community dedicated to transforming lives.

As a mission-based nonprofit, the Y exists to serve all in our community. Every age, every ability, every person—all belong and all are welcome, starting with you. 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! 

To help, we offer a variety of membership options, including free and reduced-rate membership options and scholarships so that every neighbor can have the same opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.  


Membership at the Y is more than just access to a gym! Below are some of the benefits all members enjoy. Our aim is to help you grow stronger in spirit, mind, and body.

Unlimited Group Exercise Classes

We offer Group Exercise classes like Les Mills BODYPUMP, yoga, Zumba, and Spin – and they’re all included in your membership dues! Check out our current schedule.

Personal Training

Our certified personal Trainers will add some accountability to your fitness regimen with a workout plan tailored to YOU. Find your fit today.

Exclusive Program Discounts

Members enjoy special pricing on programs, like swim lessons, youth sports, and so much more.

Nationwide Y Access

As a member, you can access any YMCA location across the country that’s also participating in the Nationwide program.

Complimentary Fun Zone (child watch)

Get 90 minutes of free childcare by certified Y staff members to watch your little ones ages 6 weeks through 9 years of age.

No Annual Fees or Contracts

Your membership isn’t locked into a contract or contingent upon an annual fee.

Complimentary Wellness Assessment

New members get a free wellness assessment to help find the best workout approach for you.

Financial Assistance

Ensures everyone has the ability to take advantage of what the Y has to offer

YMCA 360 Access

Access to YMCA360 with hundreds of virtual workouts, nutrition classes, kids programs, and more!


The best part about being a Y member is that as you grow healthier, your membership support also helps the Y provide life-changing support to our neighbors in need. So make today your day to grow stronger and help strengthen all in our community by joining the Y family!


Did you know YMCA members save up to 50% on programs like swim lessons and Youth Sports? You’ll also get access to group exercise classes.

When you join our YMCA family, you’re transforming your spirit, mind, and body while you help the Y transform the community.



The Y welcomes all in our community who want to join our family and makes every effort to provide access to those in need of financial assistance thanks to the generous support of our donors. Learn more about our financial assistance and scholarship opportunities here


Frequently Asked Questions

We hate to see anyone leave the Y. However, if you wish to cancel your membership, please give the Y notice by the last day of of the month to stop your bank draft. Complete the form below and a staff member will follow up with you to complete the process or you can stop by the Y’s Welcome Desk and complete a cancellation form.

  • If you are set up on a monthly draft: You can stop by the Welcome Desk to complete the form. You must cancel by the last day of the current month (cancellation form in person).

  • If you paid for your membership in full for the year: We do not offer refunds for memberships paid in full.

To place your membership on hold, stop by the Y to fill out a membership hold form. Memberships can be put on hold for up to 3 months at a time.

  • Monthly: Payments are drafted on the 15th prior to the upcoming month.
  • Annual: Must pay 3 months in advance or the full year. Must be renewed annually.
  • If membership lapses entry fee must be paid again.
  • All membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • You must notify the YMCA in writing by filling out a Cancellation Form at the Front Desk 30 days prior to the time you would like the membership to end. The YMCA has 30 days to inactivate your account. It is your responsibility to verify with your bank or credit card company that payment to the YMCA has stopped. The YMCA is not responsible should payments continue to be withdrawn from your bank or credit card account. Cancellations are not accepted over the phone.
  • Payment options are debit, credit or Bank Drafts.

If you don’t live near a military base during deployment – or are stationed far away from one – you could get a free YMCA membership for your family. The program lets those families, of active Guard or Reserve, apply for a free membership to their local participating YMCA. 

You are eligible for a free YMCA membership if you meet these eligibility requirements:

  • Active Duty Independent Duty personnel and their families that are not located at or near a free or service-provided fitness facility  
  • Unaccompanied Spouse/Family of Active Duty Note: The Relocated Spouse category supports families/spouses who relocate away from an installation/duty station while the active duty service member is deployed  
  • Unaccompanied Spouse/Family of Joint Deployed Guard and Reserve  
  • Community Based Warrior Transition Unite (CBWTU)

For more information on eligibility requirements, visit Armed Services YMCA DOD Military Outreach Initiative. You must be able to show proof at time of sign-up.

We know firsthand how challenging it can be to find balance in life, especially when your spouse is serving our country overseas. The YMCA is here for you. For your children. For your family.

Have Questions?

We're here to help!

Have questions about a Y membership? Check out our FAQ above. For more questions or information, please email us at [email protected] or call us at 219-926-4204 and a Membership Service Representative can answer your questions. Stay tuned to all the exciting things happening at the Duneland Family YMCA by visiting our Facebook and Instagram pages.