Membership Information

The Canton Family YMCA is an association of members committed to enhancing the well-being of youth, adults, seniors and families through quality programs and facilities. The YMCA, based on Christian values, provides activities that promote healthy lifestyles and encourages the development of spirit, mind & body.

Membership Benefits

Financial Assistance

Privacy Policy

Membership Types

Membership Guidelines

Background Checks

Fees and Payment Plans

Youth Participation

Refund Policy

Program Discounts

Code of Conduct

Nationwide Membership


  • Free land and water fitness classes.
  • Free 5 week program session.
  • 5+ hours open swim time daily.
  • Reduced fees on all classes and programs.
  • Adult lap swim available during all times except when swim team is practicing.
  • Weight lifting in the Olympic Weight Room.
  • Climbing wall.
  • Free babysitting Mon.- Fri., a.m. & p.m.
  • Free tennis & racquet-ball court time Mon.- Fri. till 3 p.m.
  • Use of 1/10 mile indoor track.
  • Recreational basketball in our two gyms.
  • Free STRIVE & Life Center instruction.
  • Senior special events.
  • Free use of Community Room.


YOUTH 6-11 years
YOUTH 12 - 18 yrs (high school)
ADULT 18 (out of high school) - 64 yrs
COUPLES Includes 2 adults
SINGLE PARENT Includes *children under 23 yrs
FAMILY Includes *children under 23 yrs
SENIOR 65 yrs and up

*Children out of high school must be attending college full time.


  • Monthly Bank Draft - Your monthly payment may be drafted from your checking, savings or credit card on the 1st or the 15th of the month.
  • Annual Payment - Pay membership in full by cash, check, debit or credit card.
  • Two Payment Plan - Pay 1/2 your membership fee at sign up with the balance due in 60 days.

Monthly Fees


Annual & 2 Pay

Youth (6-11 years) $22.50 $270
Youth (12-18 years) $26.50 $318
Adult $57.00 $684
Couples $71.25 $855
Single Parent $71.50 $858
Family $81.00 $972
Senior $52.00 $624


Members receive discounts on all classes plus free land and water fitness programs. The YMCA offers a variety of classes and programs for all ages. See our program brochure for a complete listing of all programs. View it online at There are many ways to register for programs and classes. You may call in, come in, or enroll online.

A YMCA Membership gives you so much more than access to our facility. It helps you lead a healthier life - by building relationships, providing a way for you to be part of your community, helping you to help others - not to mention the great workout you get through our programs and equipment. A YMCA membership sets you on the path to good health in spirit, mind and body,helping you to enjoy living a full and balanced life.


It is the YMCA's policy that no one will be denied membership or programs due to financial limitations. The YMCA receives contributions that help assist with membership and program fees. For information on how to receive assistance or how to contribute to the YMCA's Annual Fund, contact the Welcome Center Staff.


  • Members please scan your membership card each time you visit the facility.
  • Non-member program participants must sign in at the Welcome Center and are limited to the usage of their program area or the Community Room.
  • The Canton Family YMCA was constructed with the highest health and safety standards. The YMCA does not provide accident insurance for members or program participants. Each person agrees to hold the YMCA harmless for any injury incurred.
  • The Y is not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen articles. For lost and found contact the Welcome Center Staff.
  • An annual medical exam is recommended for all members embarking on a physical fitness program.
  • Food and drink are allowed in the community room & tumbling spectator area only.
  • Facility Rentals: For more information on after hour use of the YMCA facility by community or individual groups Zac Rollet at 647-1616 or email him at


  • Children (under age 6) must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  • Youth Jr. High and under are allowed in the North Activity Center when they are participating in a program, or supervised by an adult.
  • Youth Jr. High and under must be supervised by an adult after 8:30 pm daily.
  • Non-member program participants are limited to the usage of their program area or the lngersoll Community Room.


  • Members, guests and staff are expected to exhibit behavior in keeping with the YMCA character values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
  • The YMCA will not tolerate those who hurt or steal from others.
  • Theft or damage of property belonging to the YMCA or its members will result in criminal prosecution.
  • Foul language, arguing, fighting, or harassment is not permitted.
  • The YMCA facility and property are smoke-free environments. Smoking or tobacco usage is not permitted in the facility or on the surrounding grounds.
  • Payment is due upon registration.
  • Participants with an outstanding program or membership balance may not enroll in any YMCA program until the past due amount is paid.
  • Register in person, by calling 647-1616, or online at
  • Paid registration guarantees a space in class.
  • League participants must register and pay prior to the season.
  • Photos: The Y reserves the right to take photos of participants for marketing purposes: brochures, publications, website and Facebook. Please let us know if you do not wish to be photographed.
  • Changes may occur. Complete details of program guidelines, dates and times are sometimes omitted from the program due to space limitations and time of printing. We apologize for any errors and thank you for your patience and understanding should these situations occur.
  • OOPS! We cancelled it because we didn’t know you wanted it! Sometimes excellent classes with super instructors are cancelled when too many people wait until the last minute to register. To avoid inconvenience to students, we cancel classes with no (or low) registration ahead of time.
  • We want to provide you the best experience possible at the Y. If you have a concern you would like to submit to the Canton Family YMCA, please fill out this form.


Memberships are not refundable.


The Canton Family YMCA conducts regular sex offender screenings on all members, participants, and guests. If a sex offender match occurs, the YMCA reserves the right to cancel membership, end program participation, and remove visitation access.


We keep your information private by:

1) Not selling your information. You have entrusted the National Council of Young Men's Christian Associations of the USA and its independent and autonomous member associations with your personal information, and we're committed to using it wisely. The Y will not share, sell, or otherwise transfer your personal information to anyone without your consent.

2) Restricting who has access to your information. The Y takes reasonable precautions to restrict access to your Internet account and personal information only be employees who are authorized to have such access for business purposes. If you have any questions about our privacey policy, or would like to see a full copy of the policy, please contact us at Canton Family YMCA (309) 647-1616 or visit our Customer Service Desk.

For a full version of our privacy policy, click here.