How to Join

At the Y, you join more than a gym. 

You join a community deeply committed to helping build healthy children, adults and families. As a member, you can feel good about the Y’s work in the community while improving your health!

Benefits of being a Y member:

  • No join fee or locked-in contracts.
  • Programs for children, youth and adults at convenient times.
  • A free fitness consultation to get you started.
  • Expert staff to help you achieve your fitness goals.
  • All group fitness classes included!
  • Two free Y programs included per session (e.g. basketball, children’s dance, one swim lesson)*.
  • Reduced rates for personal training, children’s camps, and certification programs.
  • Put your membership on hold for 1- 6 months per year (small fee applies).
  • Access to Y fitness centres in our region and across Canada.

Give us a try at no cost!

If you're new to the Y, please let us welcome you with a free 3-Visit pass. Take this opportunity to experience everything your Y has in store! Visit the Membership Sales and Service desk to learn more.

Membership fees can be paid monthly via a pre authorized credit card, or by Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), or you can pay for 12 months up front and save 15%!

Child (0Y-12Y) $18.71 bi-weekly
Youth (13-17) Student (Full-time) $25.00 bi-weekly
Adult (18Y-59Y) $33.09 bi-weekly
Adult/Senior Couple (18Y+) $49.99 bi-weekly
(4 members living at the same residence)
$56.18 bi-weekly
Senior (60Y+) $28.08 bi-weekly

All rates are subject to HST, where applicable.

*Must include one adult (18Y+).

Financial assistance is available to individuals and families who are unable to pay the full fee for a Y membership. To apply, visit your local Y.

When joining or visiting the Y, you assume our Member Terms and Conditions (PDF), and agree to adhere to our Facility Access Guidelines.

Customize your Y membership and add on any of the services below to create a membership that works best for you!

One personal locker (where available) $9.27 bi-weekly
Child minding (one additional child) $12.36 bi-weekly
First additional family member

$12.36 bi-weekly

Subsequent additional family members 

$6.17 bi-weekly

PLUS access (18Y+)
(Taggart Family Y only - includes small locker)
From $20.60 bi-weekly

All rates are subject to HST, where applicable.
*Some courses are excluded: for example Masters Swim, certification courses, sports leagues, and only one concurrent swim lesson is permitted.

Adult (18Y+) $15.75
Senior (60Y+) $8.93
Student (Full-time)* $8.93
Household (2 parents/guardians and children under 13Y)** $21

0Y-10Y  |  0Y-11Y in pool area 
Must be accompanied by a paying adult. 

11Y-12Y  |  12Y in pool area
May access without an adult
Member guest pass*** $8.40

HST is included in day pass rates. Some conditions apply. Photo ID is mandatory for all non-members. 

*Valid student ID required
**Must include one adult (18+).
***Member must accompany guest for duration of visit.

Need more information?

Our Membership Service Centre staff can assist you with any questions you have about Y memberships, arrange a tour, and welcome you as a member! Please contact us at 613-788-5000 or 613-446-7679 or via

*Some programs are excluded: for example Certification Courses and only one concurrent Swim Lesson is permitted each session.