Get More From Your Membership

The Cortland County Family YMCA is committed to supporting the health and wellness of every member of our community. We offer youth programs, adult health programs, swim lessons, and more.

A membership to the Cortland YMCA gives you more than just a great place to work out. Your membership comes with a lot of benefits, including:

  • FREE Fitness classes for Members
  • FREE ChildWatch for members while you work out
  • FREE Fitness Orientations for new members.
  • Members-Only Discounts for Great Programs Like:
    • Swim lessons for children and adults 
    • American Red Cross Trainings
    • Youth Dance Lessons
    • Summer Day Camp
    • Competitive Swim and Gymnastics Teams
    • Karate
    • Gymnastics Lessons
  • Nationwide Membership
  • Open Swim and Gymnasium Use
  • BorgWarner/Cortland YMCA Race Series
  • And More!

Ready to see if a YMCA membership is right for you? You can try the Y for free! Just stop by the front desk with your ID (and a parent or guardian, if you’re under 18). We’ll take you on a quick tour, answer any questions, and get you signed up for your one-week pass.

Ready to commit?

Signing up for a membership is easy. All you have to do is stop down to the Cortland County Family YMCA, fill out a membership form (download it here), and make your first month’s payment (or pay for a full year to receive a reduced price). Subsequent payments will be taken automatically from your checking account.

NEW! Sign up online for a 3-month Y Membership. It’s easy!

Membership Options

Youth: Ages 1-18.

Young Adult: Ages 19-29.

Adult: Anyone 30 years of age and over.

Couples: Two adults in the same household with no children.

One Adult Household:  One adult all dependent youth residing at the same address. This includes full-time college students to age 25.

Household:  Up to two adults and all dependent youth residing at the same address. This includes full-time college students to age 25.

Locker Room Rental: Our locker rentals make going to the gym a snap! Store your workout clothes and other gear in a conveniently-located private locker. Showers are available. $10 a month add-on fee.

Health Club Rental: Enjoy a sauna, showers, private locker, and towel service, all for an extra $20 a month.

Membership PlanAnnual RateMonthly Drafts against Annual Dues
Youth (1-18)$228.00$20
Young Adult (19-29)$342.00$30
Adults (30+)$478.80$42
One Adult Household$592.80$52
Basic Locker Rental (Membership Add-on)$114$10
Health Club Locker Rental (Membership Add-on)$228.00$20

Other Membership Options

Membership for All

At the Cortland Y, we believe that every community member has the right to enjoy our programs, services, and membership offerings. If you cannot afford a YMCA membership or the cost of a program, we may be able to offer a more affordable price through our scholarship program. You can download a scholarship form HERE. We also require proof of income, a completed membership form, and a letter of interest. For further information on Membership for All, please contact Meg Davis at

Third Party Memberships

If you use a Medicare supplement plan as part of your health insurance, you may be able to save on your YMCA membership! We work with plans through UnitedHealthcare, Tivity Health, and Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield. To learn more or to see if you qualify, click here.

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Have additional questions? We’re happy to help! Call us at (607) 756-2893, or use our contact form to send an email.