Why Join the Y?

Feel good, do good as a member of the Y community. Get access to more than 20 locations in the Twin Cities, Rochester and Hudson, WI, hundreds of free classes, and great savings.

The Y is a nonprofit committed to helping everyone thrive at each stage of life. Our community brings together people of all abilities, ages, ethnicities, financial circumstances, genders, races, religions and sexual orientations.

Member Guide

Find out what’s included, what to expect and how to successfully build healthy habits.

Military Initiatives

The YMCA offers opportunities for eligible military members and families. Learn More

Ways to Save

Enjoy double-digit reimbursement on your monthly dues.

Nationwide Access

Membership gives you free access to all participating U.S. YMCA locations. Find Your Y

Refer a Friend

Invite someone you care about to join you in your commitment to wellbeing. When you refer a friend and they join, you earn a free month. Ask a team member for complete details.

Young Adults: Buy one membership, get one FREE

If you’re 19-29 years old, you and a friend can join the YMCA of the North together at half the price.