Member Benefits

Facilities include everything from complete cardio and weight equipment to gymnasiums and more.


Members get free access to all group exercise classes.


Kids Zone child care while you work out (with Family Membership).


Get Started wellness appointment with one-on-one attention and a personalized workout just for you.


There is also a Men's Wellness Center at the facility with a private entrance, steam room, sauna, laundry service and locker service.


Full facility/full privilege YMCA members have the flexibility to use other YMCA facilities throughout the United States, at no extra charge. Simply present your active YMCA membership card and photo ID at any participating YMCA and enjoy free access. Find out more about Nationwide Membership.

Membership Rates

Classes included in membership, no contracts

*Cancel at any time without any fee

(Cancellation must be submitted 10 days prior to draft date)

*Financial Assistance is available

*Find Membership definitions here

*Corporate Memberships are available


Wellness Programs

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Child Care

Kids Zone  

Child care for kids ages 6 weeks to 9 years is available for up to 2 hours while you work out. It's free for those with family memberships, and just $2 per child per hour for everyone else.


Kids Zone Hours

Monday -Thursday: 9 am-1:30pm & 4-7:30 pm

Friday: 9 am-1:30 pm & 4:15-6:45 pm

Saturday: 9 am-12 pm


The program begins at 6:30 am until school starts, then immediately after school until 6:30 pm, and is open during regular school days, Monday through Friday. Sign up at the front desk. Payments are divided equally over the school year, and are due on the 1st and 16th of the month. A $20 registration fee is due at sign up. Register at the front desk or sign up online.


Give your kids a summer of exciting activities, field trips, crafts, swimming, sports and more! Mondays through Fridays during the summer from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm for kids entering grades K-5. Register at the front desk.


Snow Day Child Care

Snow days and ice storms are inevitable here in the Ozarks. When these area schools cancel classes, Snow Day Child Care happens at the Y. Sorry, early dismissal days due to weather are not covered. Sign up at the YMCA front desk during dropoff!

Hours: 7:30 am-5:30 pm

Fees: $15/Members; $20/Non-Members

When school is scheduled to be closed, or class is cancelled because of the weather, the Y is open with fun activities for children in grades K-5. Inflatables, games, arts and crafts and more will keep children entertained. Daily per-child fees are just $13 for members and $18 for non-members.


Need to Know Info

MEMBERSHIP CARDS—Upon becoming a member of the Y, you receive a membership key fob. You must present your card each time at the Welcome Center to be admitted into the building. Card cost is included in your membership fees. Replacements are $1.


GUEST PASSES —Y members are encouraged to bring in prospective members. For this reason, all memberships include unlimited guest passes. Each guest may only use the Y twice per year with a member, after which the daily pass rate will be charged. Valid ID must be shown at time of entry.


DAILY PASSES— All guests should bring a photo ID. 

Youth, age 12 and under $6

Individual, age 13+ $12

Family $17


FACILITY AGE REQUIREMENT—Children age 9 and under are not permitted into the facility without the direct supervision of a person age 16 or older. Children age 10 and above may use the facility unsupervised, as long as they do so in a responsible manner.


FACILITY CLOSINGS—The Ward Downtown YMCA is closed New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY Click here to view the Inclement Weather Policy

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