Join the Y

Join the Y

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The Y is a non-profit like no other. When you join the Y, you're coming together with men, women and children from your community who are committed to youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Membership Information

New Members

Welcome to the Y!

Our general policies and procedures can be found here on our website and in our program guide; for a more in-depth look at our membership guidelines, download our membership handbook.


Membership Benefits

  • FREE 24 Hour access available to Adult Members. See Membership Sales for details. 
  • FREE Child Watch services for children 3 months to 9 years of age with Household Membeships
  • FREE Land and Water based Group Exercise Classes
  • FREE Towel Service for Adult Members
  • FREE Wellness Center Orientation
  • FREE Wi-Fi
  • Members receive reduced rates and priority registration for most programs & services
  • Use of 2 pools – 4 lane lap pool & a family fun pool with water slide & play features
  • Use of 2 Wellness Centers with over 90 pieces of state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength training equipment
  • 2 regulation size Racquetball Courts for Racquetball, Handball, and Wallyball
  • Use of Walking / Jogging track with cushioned surface
  • Use of 3 Gymnasiums with 8 adjustable baskets for basketball, floor hockey, soccer, pickle ball and large group activities
  • Use of The Center featuring a variety of table games and a fireplace
  • Kid’s Gym with indoor playground
  • 3 locker rooms, all with daily use lockers - Male, Female and a Family / Special Needs locker room with 9 private changing rooms.
  • 3 complimentary guest passes each calendar year for Adult and Household Memberships
  • Nationwide Membership: YMCA members have the flexibility to use their YMCA membership at most of the 2,700 participating Y’s across the country at no extra charge


Membership Types & Rates 

The Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA offers membership in the following categories:

Membership Types Monthly Fee
Youth (0 -18)


Young Adult  (19 -25) $33
Adult (26 -64) $55
One Adult Household $62
Multi Adult Household


Senior (65+) $40
Senior Couple (65+) $65


Enrollment/Joining Fee

The $50 fee is paid upon membership sign-up and will be charged only once per continuous membership. Those qualifying for a corporate membership (5 or more individuals from the same company) or an insurance company reimbursement program do not pay the joining fee.

(PDF) Complete Fillable Membership Application

Email Completed Application to Sarah Ruud, Membership Director

(PDF) Download External Privacy Notice

(PDF) Download 24/7 Access Policies and Application

Billing Policy:

Your membership charges can be paid in the following ways:

  • Automatic withdrawal on the 5th or 20th of each month from a checking or savings account.
  • Automatic debit on the 5th or 20th of each month from your credit card.
  • Advance payment by cash, check or credit card

Cancellation Policy

Should you choose to end your Y experience, please fill out a termination form prior to the 20th of the month. Failure to do so will result in membership charges for the next month. The $50 joining fee must be paid upon membership reactivation.

(PDF) Complete Fillable Membership Change Form

Email Completed Change Form to Sarah Rudd, Membership Director


Guests are always welcome at the YMCA! All guests must present a photo I.D. and register at the front desk. Guests under the age of 15 must be signed in by an adult. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult at all times or enrolled in a YMCA program. The only exception is that children aged 7 – 9 may be in the pool area when a parent is in the facility.

The Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA participates in the Nationwide Membership program, which means members from any of the 2,700 participating Y’s across the country have the flexibility to use their YMCA membership at the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA at no extra charge.


Guest Passes

Youth (-17 Years) $8.00
Adult (+18) $15.00
Family (All members of one immediate family) $25.00


YMCA Code of Conduct & Building Policies

Facility Hours


Labor Day - Memorial Day  

Monday – Thursday  5:15 am - 9:00 pm
Friday  5:15 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday  7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Sunday  11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Memorial Day - Labor Day 

Monday – Thursday  5:15 am - 9:00 pm
Friday  5:15 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday  7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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