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Welcome aboard! We are excited you have decided to join the Y!

Our Mission: To put Christian Principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

As a member of the YMCA of DeKalb County, Inc., you are entitled to the following benefits:

  • Use of our state of the art Wellness Center
  • Early registration and special discounted pricing for most programs
  • A wide variety of ongoing group wellness classes including cycling, Piloxing, Plyofit and Zumba
  • Aquatic exercise classes for adults and seniors, including specialized arthritis classes
  • Women only, Wellness Center and programs
  • Free use of Child Watch, the Y’s onsite babysitting service, for up to two hours per visit with family memberships 
  • Open swim and lap swim at specified times
  • Open Gym at specified times
  • Free use of our racquetball court
  • Family programs and Youth programs
  • Personal training consultation
  • Youth orientation appointments
  • Fitness center orientations
  • Free enrollment in our ActivTrax program
  • Complimentary towel service
  • Access to over 2,500 participating Y’s worldwide through our AWAY program
  • 3 Guest passes:  bring out of town family, guests and prospective members with you to the Y (restrictions apply)
  • Opportunities to volunteer

Session dates 2019

Winter II      January 7 - march 3 

Spring           March 4 - April 28

summer I       APRIL 29 - june 23

break            June 24 - July 7 (no classes)

summer ii     July 8 - September 1

fall                september 2 - october 27

winter I        October 28 - december 22

break             december 23 - January 6 (fitness classes begin January 2)

Facility Operation Hours

Please note: facility hours are subject to change with the seasons.

North Street Hours

Monday- Saturday 5:00am-10:00pm
Sunday  10:00am-8:00pm


Main Street Hours

Now Closed.  Please visit us at North Street.

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2019 membership Rates



                                                                     MONTHLY                          YEARLY                       JOINER FEE

YOUTH  (2 MONTHS-20 YEARS)               $16.00                             $140.00                        $30.00 

ADULT  (21-59 YEARS)                             37.00                               395.00                          60.00

FAMILY (HOUSEHOLD*)                            56.00                               535.00                          60.00

SENIOR (60+)                                         35.00                               370.00                          60.00

SENIOR COUPLE (60+)                             51.00                               490.00                          60.00


*A family is everyone living in the same household; Proof of residency may be required.

joiner fee 

Our one time joiner fee of $30 is applied to all new youth memberships, $60 to adult, family, senior/couple. Any memberships that lapse beyond 30 days will be considered a new membership and an appropriate joiner fee will be assessed. 

Payment Options

Monthly membership fees are charged to a debit card, credit card, or a bank draft. Cash or checks are also accepted for annual membership fees. Any cancellations must be done in person 15 DAYS PRIOR to the authorized draft or charge. Summer-only memberships must be paid in full.

Financial Assistance

We are able to offer financial assistance to qualified applicants. If you believe you are in need, please contact us at (260) 925-9622 or pick up an application at  our member service desk.We have restructured our last years scale to be able to help more families qualify, please see Becky Morris in our Member Services to see if you are eligible....

Membership Cards

Each member will have a picture taken at the time of registration, for safety reasons, and be given a membership card. We ask that you bring your card and scan in at the Member Service Desk each time you visit the YMCA of DeKalb County, Inc. Replacement cards cost $5 each.

Non-Member Daily Passes

A person may pay a daily fee (unlimited visits) for the use of our facility for the day.

Pass Types
Youth: (2 months-20yrs)                        $5.00
Adult/Senior: (21yrs up 59 yrs / 60+)   $10.00
Family/Sr. Couple:  (/60+)                   $13.00


AWAY Program

The Always Welcome at YMCAs (AWAY) logo on your membership card entitles you to visit participating Ys in other cities when you are traveling. Some extra fees may apply. You may find any Y in the U.S. by calling (800) 333-YMCA or by visiting