Join Your Community

Make connections. Make a difference. When you join the Y, you’ll find a place to do what you love. With a trained and caring team dedicated to you, a community of members who will encourage you every step of the way, state-of-the-art fitness centers and tons of group exercise classes, there is no better place for you to grow strong in spirit, mind and body. 

PLUS: access to Y's across the country with Nationwide Membership.

NEW: We’ve partnered with HUSK Nutrition to offer customized, one-on-one nutritional counseling with a Registered Dietician. Covered by most health insurance plans! Learn more.

YGBW Membership Includes

Child Watch and Babysitting

Members are invited to join a variety of babysitting services where our trained and dedicated staff and volunteers care for your child in a fun and stimulating environment.

Learn more about Child Watch and Babysitting offerings. 

Interested in volunteering? Volunteering for Child Watch is a fun, interactive way to strengthen our community. Join us! 


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! Learn more
  • ForeverWell 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. 

View Upcoming Events


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 for ALL program and numerous other volunteer opportunities. 

View volunteer opportunities. 

Nationwide Membership

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. 

Tuition Discounts at Immaculata University

Did you know that if you're a member of the YMCA of Greater Brandywine that you receive tuition discounts at Immaculata University!? Members of our association receive 15% off tuition.

Anyone interested in taking advantage of the partnership discount must first fill out a free, online application to the College of Adult Professional Studies with Immaculata. (Students must enter the University through the College of Adult Professional Studies to pursue this discount. But, as an Adult Professional Studies Student, individuals can complete any of the Bachelor’s Degrees that Immaculata offers with the flexibility of full-time or part-time status. They also offer some evening programs and online programs.) 

Once the application above is completed, please fill out the member verification form, have it reviewed and signed by your YMCA Membership Director and email the signed form back to

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.

YMCA Policies
Find information about YGBW policies and procedures.