Membership Benefits

Join the Y - Join the Community!
Membership Programs and Privileges

  • FREE equipment orientation and unlimited use of Fitness Center
  • FREE aerobics classes (land and water)
  • FREE open swim for adults and families
  • FREE open gym times
  • FREE Racquetball
  • Child Watch service
  • Youth and Adult sport leagues and classes
  • Progressive swim lessons
  • A.W.A.Y. privileges (Always Welcome at YMCAs). Use your YMCA card at more than 2,000 Y's nationwide.
  • Ohio YMCA reciprocity
  • Volunteer opportunities

The Y Community

The Y is a cause for strengthening community. That’s why we’re here working with you every day, making sure that you, your family and community have the resources and support you need to learn, grow and thrive.

With a focus on developing the potential of kids, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership will bring about meaningful change not just within yourself, but in your community too.

When you join the Y, you belong to a place where:

  • Parents find a safe, positive environment for children to learn good values, social skills and behaviors.
  • Families come together to have fun and spend quality time with each other.
  • Children and teens play, learn who they are and what they can achieve, and are accepted.
  • Adults connect with friends, pursue interests and learn how to live healthier.
  • Communities thrive because neighbors support each other and give back.
  • We all build relationships that further our sense of belonging and purpose.





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Another great reason to belong to the YMCA


The Y is for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  We want to make sure you continue to be involved with the Y wherever you may live, work or travel. With our focus on healthy living, we want you to stay active and keep moving!  Now we've made sure there is a Y wherever you are. So get out and explore Ohio, visit friends and relatives, and remember to take your Y card with you!  Now that you belong to the Shelby YMCA, you belong to other YMCAs throughout Ohio, at no extra charge.


Bring your membership card and photo ID and enjoy free access to almost every Y in Ohio!  


To find a Y in your area, visit


Some restrictions may apply.  My Y is Every Y in Ohio participants join at the YMCA they will use at least 50% of the time and you are automatically eligible.  Please check out our website for schedules and programs.




  • Non-Shelby YMCA members who wish to take programs are welcome to!  Registration for non-Shelby YMCA members occur during the non-member periods and class prices are based on non-member pricing.
  • In order to participate on the Shelby YMCA Winter Swim Team, participants must have a membership to the Shelby   YMCA. This is a YMCA of the USA policy.


Have fun and get the most out of your membership.  For a list of participating Ohio YMCAs please click here.


Livestrong at the YMCA
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Hoop and Scoop
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1st and 2nd Grade Basketball
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Gymnastics Team Payment Information
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Craft Show Registration
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3-4 Grade Boys Competitive Basketball
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3-4 Grade Girls Competitive Basketball
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Inclement Weather Policy

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