Military Membership

The Y is here for you. For your children. For your family.

The Y recognizes the many sacrifices made by military personnel and their families to ensure our country is protected. As military personnel, you and your family can combine fitness and social opportunities to create a healthy mind, body, and spirit.

As our way to thank you, the Y would like to offer reduced pricing for military personnel & their families in the Grand Rapids area.

We are offering to waive the joining fee & reduce the monthly membership fee by $10 per month! 
 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR REDUCED PRICING?

  • Active Duty and their families

  • Reserves and their families

  • Veterans and their families

  • Independent Duty Personnel and their families

To join and receive the military membership rate, please visit one or our branches. Currently deployed and reserved military members can show their military identification cards. Veterans may show their DD214 or VA Health Care card.
Type Description No Joining Fee Military Monthly Rate
Young Adult Any individual, ages 18-26 years old $0 $44
Adult An individual, age 27 and above $0 $62
Adult Plus Two individuals living in the same household $0 $82
Household One or two adults and their dependents living in the same household, all who consider themselves a family $0 $94
Senior An individual, age 60 and above $0 $47
Senior Couple Two adults, 60 and above living in the same household $0 $68
Type Description Lowell/Ionia Only - NO Joining Fee Military Lowell/Ionia Only Monthly Rate Ionia Only - No Joining Fee Military Ionia Only Monthly Rate
Young Adult Any individual, ages 18-26 years old $0 $34 $0 $7
Adult An individual, age 27 and above $0 $50 $0 $16
Adult Plus Two individuals living in the same household $0 $62 $0 $25
Household One or two adults and their dependents living in the same household, all who consider themselves a family $0 $71 $0 $30
Senior An individual, age 60 and above $0 $35 $0 $8
Senior Couple Two adults, 60 and above living in the same household $0 $51 $0 $16
Military Membership

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

When kids are out of school for the summer, they’re ready for some fun, hanging out with peers, and experiencing adventure! YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin offers camps that are FREE just for military kids!

CAMP CORRAL

(AGE 8-15, Co-Ed)  

We are excited to bring you this one-of-a-kind week of summer camp! In 2016, YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin was one of just 23 camps in 19 states to offer this camp free of charge to qualifying campers. Any child ages 8-15 in a military family is eligible. Priority is given to children in a family with a wounded, disabled, or fallen service member. For more details and to apply: www.campcorral.org.

MILITARY OUTREACH INITIATIVE

Another option for eligible military families and personnel is the Department of Defense’s Military Outreach Initiative.  For more information, go to www.militaryonesource.mil/.
 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE – EVERYONE IS WELCOME AT THE Y

Through the generosity of donors, we are able to provide programs and services to those who many not otherwise be able to participate. If your financial situation is more complex that our Military pricing allows, you may apply for financial assistance. Confidential financial assistance application are available at any location. All Y members receive the same membership benefits, regardless of assistance. 

Stop by the front desk at the branch nearest you. To process the application we will also need the following information:

  • Copy of last year’s tax return (required)
  • Two current copies of pay stub or copy of social security or disability check

PAYMENT METHODS

Electronic funds transfer (EFT):  Your checking, savings, or credit card account is debited once a month. Payment in advance is also accepted.
 

LEARN MORE!

If you have questions, please give us a call at 616.855.9622 or visit one of our branches.