Your Membership Includes
Unlimited Access to Amenities
Members have access to all seven of our Chester County branches. Explore state-of-the-art fitness centers, pools, playgrounds, hiking trails, gymnasiums, our environmental complex and more!
Live & Virtual Fitness Classes
Try hundreds of group exercise classes including Yoga, Zumba, BODYPUMP, aqua aerobics and many more to find your favorite! Enjoy in-person classes, as well as live and on demand virtual classes!
Your Health & Safety
Your health and safety is our greatest priority. Learn more about the procedures and protocols we've implemented to provide the safest environment possible.
Additional Opportunities to Save
From summer camp to youth sports to childcare, early learning, swim lessons, weight programs, group training and more, members receive special reduced rates on almost everything we offer! Additionally, if you're in the military, serve in public safety, have a special Medicare plan or more, you may be eligible for additional savings on a YGBW membership. Learn more.
Child Watch and Babysitting
Family members are invited to enjoy two types of babysitting services where our trained staff care for your child in a fun and stimulating environment. Care is available for children ages 6 months-12 years.
Child Watch - A free service for members to enjoy while they work out or participate in activities within the branch. Some branches have a separate Kids Zone, which is for older children.
Sitter Service - A paid babysitting service for members who need to leave the facility for an appointment, to run errands, etc. Sitter Service is $5 per child, per hour.
Events and Community Offerings
Members enjoy access to hundreds of free events including Family Fun Nights, Parents Night Out, active older adult events, Saturday Night Lights and so much more!
- Parents' Night Out - Parents' Night Out is free for family members and is offered at seven locations. Registration is required prior to the PNO dates. Register and enjoy and evening out on us!
- Saturday Night Lights - Our Y's stay open late on Saturday Nights for kids in grades 6 - 9 to have a safe and supervised place to hang out with existing friends or make new friends. Kids enjoy full use of our gyms, can go for a dip in the pool, hang and play games or just unwind. Learn more.
- Active Older Adult Events - The Y has a wide variety of options for older adults interested in learning bridge, discussing their latest book at book club or socializing at a luncheon or senior social.
- Family Fun Nights - Looking for something fun to do with the family on a Friday night? Check out our schedule of themed Family Fun Nights.
PLUS: Virtual Connections: Apart But Still Together, our virtual webinar series included with your membership! These 30-minute webinars dive into relevant topics of self-improvement and reaching your fullest potential through the development of spirit, mind and body.
Once you've joined the YMCA, you can login to our Virtual YMCA with the email address associated with your membership and watch episodes ranging from "Staying Connected with Elderly Family Members" to "Choosing the Best Foods to Keep Your Brain Healthy".
Community and Volunteer Opportunities
The YMCA offers many ways to give back to your friends and neighbors through our Thanksgiving Drive, Angel Tree program, youth sports coaching, STRIDE program and numerous other volunteer opportunities.
YMCA of Greater Brandywine members can access Y's across the country. Y-USA introduced nationwide membership to participating Y's in the U.S. Another great reason to belong to the YMCA!
Bring your membership key tag and a photo ID and enjoy free facility access to most YMCA's. Learn more.
Do I receive guest passes as a member of the YMCA?
Each membership unit (not individual) receives three complimentary guest passes per calendar year. (guests aged 18+ must have a photo ID with them)
Each pass can be used for up to four guests as long as they visit at the same time.
Members may purchase guest passes at a rate of $15 per person (children 2 and under are free) per visit. An individual is permitted to visit the Y three times as a guest.
Indoor facility guest passes may not be used for the outdoor pool, nor may outdoor pool guest passes be used for the indoor facility.