At the YMCA, we focus on transforming lives and helping each other achieve goals. We also emphasize making new friends and connecting with our community. The words achievement, belonging, and relationships are intertwined in all we do. Our group exercise classes, gyms, and pools help strengthen physical bodies. However, the Y strives to also strengthen the mind and spirit.

Membership Options

At the Y you have two options for membership, a program membership or a full facility membership. A program membership is a basic membership so that you can register for classes. A full facility membership gives you access to the facilities and you save when you register for programs and summer camp with special lower rates for full members.

  • Membership Types and Pricing
  • Memberships are drafted monthly out of a bank or credit card account or you can purchase three month or one year memberships. 
  • There are no contracts.

Membership Benefits

Enjoy the following with a full privilege membership (family, single parent family, adult):

  • Enjoy all of the amenities including pools, fitness centers, indoor track, sauna, basketball gyms, racquetball courts.
  • Group exercise classes are included with your membership at no additional cost. 
  • Register for programs held at any of our three YMCAs at the lower full member rate.
  • Enjoy summer membership to the Meriden YMCA Mountain Mist Outdoor Center for family, single parent family, adult, senior adult memberships.
  • A Fitness Center Orientation is included to get you started and familiar with how to use the fitness equipment.
  • Babysitting in Child Watch is included for children who are part of your family membership. 
  • Full members pay the lower price for programs and for summer camp.

Financial Assistance 

The Y removes financial barriers by providing scholarships to those that qualify. We want everyone to be part of our community regardless of income or financial situation. Membership means more than fitness at the Y.

Financial assistance is available for qualifying individuals and families. Applications are available at our Front Desk. Contact Carmen at 203.440.0260 or email Carmen at to learn more. 


  • Download the Membership Application and Health Form complete them and bring them to the Meriden YMCA. 
  • Please note health forms must be completed by all members on the membership. 
  • Bring your photo id with you.
  • For Silver Sneakers, Renew Active or Silver and Fit members, please bring your insurance card, and Silver Sneakers, Renew Active or Silver and Fit id number if you have it. 

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