Military Outreach Initiative

The Armed Services YMCA and Department of Defense Outreach Initiative offer YMCA memberships to eligible military families and personnel who may not have access to a nearby military facility.

To find out if you are eligible and to get forms forms, call Military OneSource at 1-800-342-9647 or visit the Military OneSource web site. 

Any military family of deployed personnel, reserve personnel and their family, and veterans and their family may apply for the special membership rate at the Meriden YMCA if they do not qualify for the free membership through the Military Outreach Initiative for active duty personnel. 

2020 Veteran/Military Rate:

  • Family $41 per month
  • Adult $21 per month

Some restrictions may apply. For new memberships. May not be combined with other offers.

For membership questions please contact Carmen Chaparro, Membership and Community Engagement Director, at 203.235.6386 or

Please click on the link below for helpful tips for families coping with deployment.


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