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WHY JOIN THE YMCA?

When you join the Y, you join more than a fitness center, a place to swim or a space to meet. You are part of a supportive community that inspires people of all ages, abilities and incomes to live healthier in mind, body and spirit.

The Y is not just about providing programs and services, it is a movement to transform lives and help individuals and families reach their full potential.

OUTDOOR AND INDOOR GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES

Feel the energy with your choice of FREE group exercise classes each week taught by professional instructors, included with membership. From HIIT Squad to Zumba to Yoga, we have classes for all ages and ability levels to help you have you reach your goals and make new friends while having a blast!

POOLS

The Ridgewood YMCA has not 1, but 2 pools!  Indoor pools offer water fitness, lap swimming, swim lessons and more!

FREE CHILDCARE

It’s easier for parents to get active at the Y with complimentary Stay & Play childcare. More than a babysitting service, Y team members provide learning experiences in a safe, fun environment.

DISCOUNTS ON PROGRAM REGISTRATION

Take advantage of valuable discounts across all of our programs offerings.

PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES

With programs like Twinkle Toes dance, active seniors’ exercise classes and everything in between, the Ridgewood YMCA offers a lifetime of activities for the entire family to enjoy. 

EQUAL ACCESS FOR ALL

We offer customized financial assistance, to those who qualify, to make the Y affordable for all who want to become members. Learn more about our financial assistance programs.

COMMUNITY IMPACT

As a nonprofit, the Y fills gaps and supports critical needs in ways that no other organization can, such as supporting youth development, improving health equity, distributing food to those in need, and more.  Learn more about the Y’s impact in the community.

For more information about our membership benefits, please contact our Welcome Center 201.444.5600.