Where is the nearest YMCA?
What types of membership does the YMCA offer?
The Tampa YMCA offers several membership types for individuals, families, youth, young adults, seniors and everyone in between. Choose a membership that’s right for you, with an option for access to your neighborhood center or all of our fantastic Hillsborough and East Pasco centers.
What does my YMCA Membership include?
The following benefits are included with YMCA Memberships:
- You and your family receive reduced rates on all YMCA programs
- Two FREE Fit First Sessions
- Childcare while you exercise (FREE with Everywhere Family Membership; available at a nominal cost with other membership types)
- Unlimited group classes and cycling
- Special member events and small groups, weekly family activities, and exciting programming for kids and teens
- Priority registration and reduced fees on many programs
How does the Tampa YMCA help those in financial need?
As a nonprofit charitable organization, the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA strives to make membership and programs accessible to everyone, regardless of their financial circumstances. To apply for financial assistance, bring copy of your most recent tax return; we will refer to line #4 on the 1040EZ, line #22 on the 1040 long form, or Schedule C if you’re self-employed or non-filing letter when you come to join the YMCA. Please contact your local Y if you have questions about the approval process.
Our Annual Giving Campaign raises funds to help provide financial assistance for membership and program fees. If you would like to make a gift to support the campaign, please visit our online donor center.
How can I pay a reduced membership rate?
We offer several ways to save on your Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA membership!
Through the generosity of donors to our Annual Giving Campaign, we are able to offer financial assistance for membership and program fees. To apply for financial assistance, please visit your local YMCA for more information.
The Tampa Y participates in the AWAY program, which allows members of other YMCAs to attend our facilities for up to 10 days a year. In return, Tampa Y members can attend YMCAs outside of the Tampa Bay area that also participate in the AWAY program. Please call a location prior to visiting for specific policies. All guests are required to sign a waiver of liability.
Traveling? Use the AWAY Program!
Here is a link to find YMCAs all over the US.
What YMCA Facilities in the Greater Tampa Bay Area can I use?
With your Tampa YMCA EVERYWHERE membership, you may also visit YMCAs in LAKELAND, SARASOTA, BRADENTON, PINELLAS and POLK counties at no cost to you. HERE & HERE AND THERE MEMBERSHIP TYPES ARE RESTRICTED TO THE LOCATIONS SELECTED AT TIME OF ENROLLMENT.
MEMBERS MUST JOIN THE YMCA CLOSEST TO THEIR RESIDENCE IN ORDER TO RECEIVE RECIPROCAL ACCESS TO THE SURROUNDING COUNTY YMCAs AS MENTIONED ABOVE.
How can I get a Guest Pass?
The Tampa YMCA will issue one, three-day guest pass to any person each year to try our YMCA facilities & programs. Simply visit your local Y for a tour to receive a guest or request a guest pass. All guests must present a picture ID.
Some centers may restrict days and times that guests have access based on space availability and the peak hours of utilization by members. Please contact the location you plan to visit for more details. A parent or guardian must sign for guests under 18 years old.
What is the Y’s Guest Policy?
Guests from out of the area who visit with a YMCA member may take advantage of 10 free visits per year. Any additional visits will cost $15 per visit ($30 per family).
An AWAY member with a valid membership card from another YMCA may take advantage of 10 free visits per year. Any additional visits will cost $5 per visit ($10 per family).
Guests who live outside of Hillsborough County and the East Pasco area may pay $15 per visit (or $30 per family).
Local guests may take advantage of three free visits per year with our guest pass, and may visit up to three additional times for $15 per visit (or $30 per family).
A YMCA member may have up to two guests with them per visit (i.e. a member can have two guests with them at any given time, including each member of a Family Membership).
Spectators may attend activities as non-participants without a restriction on number of visits. We may require you to sign in on a designated sheet that includes the release from liability.
Do I have to pay a joining fee again if I am a previous member of the YMCA?
If your membership has been inactive for more than 60 days, you must pay the joining fee to renew your membership. If you are a YMCA member at any other association than Tampa, you can provide your Tampa Y with a letter on your current association’s stationary. The letter needs to state you paid their YMCA association or location a joining fee (and the amount paid) in order to receive a credit toward the Tampa Metro YMCA joining fee (for the amount previously paid).
How can I cancel my YMCA membership?
Your membership is very important to us, and we want to handle each membership cancellation with the attention it deserves. You may terminate your membership at any time with written 30-day notice. This must be done in person by providing a signed Request for Cancellation form. NOTE: THE YMCA WILL NOT ACCEPT PHONE CALLS FOR CANCELLATION.
What is the Employer Identification Number / Tax ID for the Tampa YMCA?
The EIN for the Tampa Metro YMCA is 59-1742909. There is one tax id for our entire organization.
Where can I find a copy of your financial statements / Form 990s?
These documents are available online.
Does the Tampa YMCA offer lodging?
Unfortunately, the Tampa Y does not provide lodging accommodations. We specialize in wellness and community outreach. You can visit the Tampa Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau online for visitor information.
How do I find information on international summer camp jobs?
Please contact your local YMCA so that they may assist you with overseas placement for a summer position. The Tampa YMCA works through the local YMCA for placement of international camp counselors.
How many pools does the Tampa YMCA have?
The Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA has 10 outdoor pools and three water parks with slides, play structures, and zero depth entry pools. Generally, all pools are kept between 80-86 degrees. During the winter months we try to maintain between 82-84 degrees.