Where is the nearest YMCA?
What types of membership does the YMCA offer?
The Tampa YMCA offers several membership types catering to single individuals, families, youth, young adults, seniors and everyone in between. Choose to have access to just your neighborhood branch, 2 branches, or all of our fantastic Hillsborough and East Pasco branches. See membership information on your favorite branch page for specific details.
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
Does the Tampa YMCA help those in financial need?
As a not-for-profit charitable organization, the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA strives to make membership and programs accessible to all, 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 YMCA branch 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 great ways to save money on your Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA membership–and ensure you’ll always have a workout buddy!
Members Together Save 20% FOREVER – Member Referral Program
Take advantage of our member referral program! Members can save 20% off their monthly membership dues forever. Click Here for more information.
Through the generosity of donors to our Annual Giving Campaign, financial assistance is available for membership and program fees. To apply for financial assistance, please visit your local YMCA for more information.
Traveling? Use the AWAY Program!
The Tampa YMCAs do participate in the AWAY program which allows members of other YMCAs to attend our YMCA for up to 10 days in a year. In return, Tampa Y members can attend YMCAs abroad who 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.
Here is a link to find YMCAs all over the US: http://ymca.net/find-your-y/
What YMCA Facilities in the Greater Tampa Bay Area can I use?
With your EVERYWHERE membership to the Tampa YMCA you may also visit YMCAs in LAKELAND, SARASOTA, BRADENTON, PINELLAS & POLK 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 RECIPRICAL 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 sample our great YMCA facilities & programs. Simply visit your local YMCA branch for a tour and you will receive a guest pass upon request or request a pass through out website.
Branches may restrict days and time that guests have access based on space availability and the peak hours of utilization by members. Please contact the facility you plan to visit for more details. All guests must present a picture ID. Guests under 18 must be signed for by the guest’s parent.
What is the Y’s Guest Policy?
Guests from out of the area that are visiting 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 from out of the area, visiting without a YMCA member, may pay $15 per visit ($30 per family). Local guests may take advantage of 3 free visits per year, and may visit up to 3 additional times at a cost of $15 per visit ($30 per family). A YMCA member may have up to 2 guests with them per visit (i.e. an individual can have 2 guests with them at any given time, each member of a family membership may have 2 guests each) Spectators may attend activities as non-participants without a restriction on number of visits. May sign in on a designated sign-in 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 from a YMCA other than Tampa and can provide us with a letter on their stationary stating that you paid their YMCA association or branch a joining fee, then you will receive a credit towards the Tampa Metro YMCA joining fee for that 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 YMCAs do not have any rental rooms for lodging. We specialize in wellness and community outreach. You can visit the Tampa Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau online for visitor information, www.visittampabay.com. While you are in town, please feel free to stop into any of our location for a complimentary guest pass.
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.