Welcome to the Y!

We’re excited that you’re here! A trial membership is a great way to visit your local Y, take a tour and try out some of the amenities before making a final decision to join our YMCA family, allowing you the flexibility to try the Y for a limited time and experience all that we have to offer. Supportive staff, first-class amenities, engaging program options for all ages and community connections to keep you motivated. Be a part of a membership the matters.

We are proud to offer flexible membership options for every person and family designed to help you live your healthiest life.



Activate Your Trial Membership

Select the Trial Membership option below and follow the steps to complete your membership.


Experience the YMCA

Visit any of our city-wide locations to try 1,000’s of group exercise classes, first-class amenities, and a community of people that are like no other. Once you experience the Y you’ll understand why it is the perfect place for you.


Keep the Fun Going

We know that once your try the Y that you’ll be hooked! After your trial is over, visit the Welcome Center or join online to complete your membership registration and continue receiving the benefits that come with being a part of our YMCA family.


Refer a Friend

Fill out the form below OR have your friend go to any Greater Houston YMCA location, mention your name, and join.


Receive one month free*

* Free month not eligible for referred members who sign up for a Complimentary or Staff membership.


Enjoy that extra cash!

With your referral, not only will you receive one free month, but you’ll also be able to enjoy that extra cash.

Activate Your Membership:

Step 1: Choose your membership level

Trial Membership

Starting at $0/mo

Young Adult (ages 12-29)

Starting at $34/mo

Adult (ages 30-64)

Starting at $51/mo

Adults (2)

Starting at $70/mo

Adult with Children

Starting at $67/mo

Family with Children

Starting at $86/mo

Senior (ages 65+)

Starting at $42/mo

Senior Couple (ages 65+)

Starting at $55/mo

*Impact Member

Starting at $25/mo

Step 2: Choose your primary location

Step 3: Sign Up - Create a Login

Already a member? Log in here.

Start by adding the primary adult information. All fields are required to sign up.

Your password needs to:

  • Be at least 7 characters long.
  • Include both lower and upper case characters.
  • Include at least one number.

Step 4: Sign Up - Create Your Profile

Step 4: Sign Up - Your Profile

Step 4: Profile - Agreements

Signature is required for agreements above. Accept and Sign

Thanks for signing up!

Frequently Asked Questions

Your trial membership begins when you sign-up in February and is valid for two weeks from the day of activation. Once your trial membership ends, you can continue receiving member benefits by activating one of a variety of Facility Membership options that best fits your needs.

The maximum number of people that can be on your membership is determined by the number that reside in your household. We are proud to offer flexible membership options for every person and family designed to help you live your safest and healthiest life. We offer a wide variety of membership options for adults, families, young adults and seniors and everyone will be able to find a membership type that is applicable to their household.

No – in order to make our memberships accessible to all and to remove barriers to joining, we do not charge a joining fee when you purchase a membership.

No – you are not signing a contract when you sign up as a member. While we would hate to see you go, you can cancel your membership at any time. We also offer a 30-day money back guarantee if you decide that a YMCA membership was not the right fit for you.

Your membership includes access to all YMCA locations across the greater Houston area, advanced fitness equipment within our wellness centers and group exercise classes (both in person and on-demand). You will also find motivation, support and community connections at the Y. In addition to accessing all YMCA centers in Greater Houston and all the programs that you love, your membership gives you the power to help those in our community who need the Y most.

Serving the community is a large part of who we are. If cost is a barrier for you and/or your family, please speak to one of our membership representatives about options available.

If cost is a barrier to you, please contact one of our membership representatives about options available. Beyond financial assistance, we also offer a Member Referral program that will give you a month of membership dues on us for referring friends and family to the Y. We also have partnerships with many corporate and school district partners. Check with your human resources department for more information or contact us directly.

Our city-wide memberships gives you access to all of the facilities located throughout the greater Houston area. The Y is transforming membership to become a powerful tool to impact our community. Your facility Y membership also includes Nationwide access to hundreds of YMCA locations across the country.