Everybody belongs at the YMCA

At the Chapel Hill – Carrboro YMCA, our community of members are what makes us so special. When you join the Y you belong to a community focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We all share in the focus.

Nobody is turned away at the Y. Financial assistance made possible by private and public support as well as YMCA members makes a healthy lifestyle available for everyone. As a non-profit organization, we rely on donor support to help our financial assistance programs.

YMCA Membership Benefits

Your YMCA membership includes access to the outdoor pool at the YMCA at Meadowmont!

• Convenient facility hours, open 7 days a week
• Access to state-of-the-art fitness facilities
• 25-yard indoor pool, whirlpool, steamroom & sauna
• Two racquetball courts
• Spacious adult locker rooms as well as family changing rooms
• Over 50 different group fitness classes weekly at no additional charge
• Complimentary Fitness Orientation
• Advance program registration
• Childwatch service at no additional charge
• AWAY privilege
 New in 2014! Access to the Y at Meadowmont Pool during the Summer

Membership Fees

Membership Type Join Fee Monthly Draft Fee Annual Fee
Chapel Hill Branch
College Student $30 $42 $504
Adult $85 $47 $564
Couple $140 $71 $852
Family $150 $76 $912
Single Parent Family $100 $53 $636
Senior Citizen $80 $42 $504
Senior Citizen Couple $120 $60 $720
Chatham Branch
Teen n/a $23 $276
Student $15 $32 $384
Adult $25 $36 $432
Couple $35 $48 $576
Family $45 $53 $636
Single Parent Family $25 $43 $516
Senior Citizen $25 $31 $372
Senior Citizen Couple $25 $45 $540
Chatham Express Plus Membership (access to both Chapel Hill & Chatham Branches)
– Must be originated from the Chatham YMCA Branch
Teen n/a $33 $396
Student $15 $42 $504
Adult $25 $48 $576
Couple $35 $64 $768
Family $45 $68 $816
Single Parent Family $25 $53 $636
Senior Citizen $25 $43 $516
Senior Citizen Couple $25 $55 $660

**Teen Membership (Chatham YMCA only): Available for anyone ages 13-17  (Ages 13-15 must go through Fitness Orientation before using facility – Free Weights not included)

YMCA at Meadowmont Summer Memberships (May – September) $550 for the entire family.

Chapel Hill Branch Membership Types

Family Memberships are for married couples or registered domestic partners living in the same household with children related by birth, marriage or adoption up to age 18, or through 22 if the children are still in college full-time.

Single Parent Family Memberships are for families with the same definition as above, but with only one parent in the household.

Couples Memberships are available for married couples or registered domestic partners.

College Student Memberships are for students who are in college full-time and can provide a copy of their class schedule.

Adult Memberships provide benefits to one person only.

Senior Citizen Memberships are available for individuals age 60 & over.

Senior Couple Memberships are available for married couples or registered domestic partners as long as at least one person is at least 60 years old.

Other Membership Privileges

Ages: 6 weeks – 5 years

We strive to be a place for people of all ages to come. That’s why we provide our Child Watch area for kids ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age. Bring your children to Child Watch while you work out. Our center is staffed by qualified and loving helpers who will care for and play with your children!

Child Watch 2 is held Monday-Thursday evenings from for children 6-11 years old. We will assist them with homework, play board games & cards, and lead arts and craft projects. Children are welcome to bring hand held video games if desired.

Chapel Hill Branch Hours:
Child Watch
Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Monday – Thursday: 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Childwatch 2
Monday – Thursday, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Chatham Branch Hours:
Child Watch
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Monday – Thursday: 5:00 – 8:00 pm

1.5 hour limit per day

Season: Year Round
Cost: Free with a Family Membership.

Membership Code of Conduct
Please read the attached MEMBER CODE OF CONDUCT
Guest Policy

Members may bring one guest per visit. Authorized guests are welcome at a $10 charge for each visit. Guests must be with a current member at all times.  We are proud to welcome visiting members of other YMCAs under the AWAY program. Please see the front desk for more information.

AWAY Program
The Chapel Hill – Carrboro YMCA is a part of the YMCA of the USA “AWAY” Program which allows Y members to use Y facilities across the nation. The CHCYMCA allows members of other YMCAs to use our facilities 3 times per calendar month for free. A valid Y membership card and ID is required when visiting our YMCA.

Financial Assistance
The YMCA exists to promote the healthy development of all kids and their families regardless of their financial means. Financial assistance is granted based on the need demonstrated by household income and/or extenuating circumstances. Applicants are required to pay a portion of the program or membership fee for which they are requesting assistance. This contribution by the applicant demonstrates a desire and commitment to participate. To learn more, please click here.

Financial Assistance Form

Cell Phone Policy
In order provide an environment that is safe and distraction free for children, adults and families, The Chapel Hill – Carrboro Y has implemented a cell phone usage policy for the facility.  You can review it here: CELL PHONE USAGE POLICY

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