Once you have made the commitment to change your life and to get into shape you need to visit the YMCA right away! This is the critical time when you are motivated and want to get started. Take a tour. Talk with our staff. Find out what activities and what times will work best for you to meet your goals.
Tour- The New Britain YMCA facility is over 90,000 square feet and packed with many opportunities for you to take advantage of. Let us show you all that the YMCA has to offer.
Personal Training is free to YMCA members. A trained YMCA fitness professional will meet with you individually to assess your current fitness activity level, discuss your goals, answer any questions you may have and recommend an appropriate exercise
Always Welcome at YMCAs (AWAY) sticker on your membership card entitles you to visit participating YMCAs in other cities, when you are traveling. Ask the member service staff to call the city you will be visiting to verify their guest policy. To find any YMCA in the USA: 1-888-333-9622 or www.ymca.net The AWAY program is not meant for extended usage at a nearby YMCA. There may be a nominal fee, depending on the YMCA.
Your YMCA facility membership allows you access to many of the Connecticut YMCA's at no additional cost. Just present your current membership card and call ahead to ensure participation.
Types of Members
Program Member - Allows the member to sign up and participate in programs at the program member rate. This membership does not provide access to the facilities, except during the program for which they are registered.
Full Privilege Member - Allows the member the use of the facilities, as defined by their membership category, and registration for programs at the full member rate, however most fitness activities are included in your membership fee.
Guest Member- Members guests are always welcome at the YMCA. Guest must be accompanied by a member 18 yrs of age or older. Health Center guest locker keys are available at the Member Service Desk.
Youth Member- For children ages 6-13 years of age. This category allows the member to register for classes as a Full Member and for use of the facilities according to the Youth Facility Usage Guidelines, as the schedule permits. Some programs may require an additional fee. This membership does not allow for use of the Fitness Center.
Junior Member- For youth ages 14 - 17 years of age. This category allows the member to register for classes as a Full Member and for use of the facilities according to the Youth Facility Usage Guidelines, as the schedule permits. Some programs may require an additional fee.
Adult Member- For men and women ages 18 and over. This category provides full use of all YMCA facilities and programs as the schedule allows. Some programs may require an additional fee.
College Member- For full time college students (9 or more credit hours per semester). Must present proof of matriculation each semester.
Senior Adult- For adults 65 years of age and over.
Family Members - Provides adults and children living at the same address the Full Member privileges for their age category.
Family I- 1 adult age 18 and over and all children, residing in the same household.
Youth Facility Usage Guidelines
Family II - 2 or more adults age 18 and over and all children, residing in the same household.
Instilling youth with values such as consideration for others and a sense of fair play is an integral part of the YMCA. With this in mind we have outlined the following guidelines regarding supervision of children.
- Children 13 years of age and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times, except during any organized activity for which they are enrolled.
- Youth under 14 years of age may not use the Fitness Center at any time other than during a class for which they are enrolled.
- Teens 14 years of age to 17 years of age may use the facilities and programs during the following hours: Monday through Friday from 2:30 - close; Saturday and Sunday all day. Teens may participate in fitness classes at the discretion of the fitness instructor who will determine if the class is at its maximum capacity and if the teen has the ability necessary to participate.