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A Better You Makes A Better Us!

When you become a member of the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana, you become part of a community that is committed to healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility. The Y brings people together, connecting people of all ages and backgrounds. The Y nurtures potential, and we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.

Value of a YMCA Membership

  • Privileges at both our Downtown and BHP Billiton YMCA branches
  • All fitness classes are included in your membership at no extra charge
  • New members receive a free one-hour equipment orientation from a certified personal trainer
  • Special membership rates on youth sports, swim lessons, camps, and more
  • We participate in the AWAY Program. Always Welcome At the Y means when traveling, your membership is good at most YMCA’s nationwide for little or no additional charge.

Membership Types & Rates

Membership Type Joining Fee Monthly Rate
Student * $30.00 $37.00
Adult $50.00 $54.00
Family ** $75.00 $90.00
Senior Adult *** $30.00 $40.00
Senior Family **** $50.00 $65.00

* Student members must be between the ages of 15 and 25 and provide proof of full-time student status. Not available for online registration.

** Family membership consists of married couples and all children who reside with their parents and are full-time students (25 years old + under).

*** Senior Adult members must be 65 or older.

**** Senior Family membership consists of married couples (one of which must be 65 or older) and all children who reside with their parents and are full-time students (25 years and under).

Fire/Law Enforcement/Military must provide proof of employment.  Not available for online registration.

Fire/Law Enforcement/Military Adult      $0 Joining Fee    $44.00/month
Fire/Law Enforcement/Military Family  $0 Joining Fee    $70.00/month

Payment Options: No contract required. Monthly bank draft from a checking/savings account/Visa or MasterCard or annual payment in full. ($25 NSF Fee on all returned checks. $3 per month convenience fee applied to Visa/MasterCard drafts.)
Financial assistance is available. For more information about financial assistance, please contact our office.

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Read Our Waiver

I verify that I am the above named participant and/or the parent/guardian of the above listed participant and that he/she has my permission to participate in YMCA programs and activities. I hereby authorize the staff and volunteers of the YMCA of NWLA to act for me according to their best judgement in any emergency, including those requiring medical or dental attention. I understand that the YMCA carries no medical, dental, or accident insurance on participants and I agree to assume full responsibility for any medical or dental treatment resulting from participation in YMCA programs and activities. Participants and/or parents are expected to have adequate accident insurance to cover the participant.
I understand and agree that the above named are voluntarily participating in YMCA programs at his/her own risk. I agree to assume full responsibility for any damages or injuries to myself/him/her in YMCA programs and related activities. I hereby fully and forever exonerate and discharge the YMCA, its staff and volunteers, directors, officers, and agents from any and all claims, demands, damages, rights of action, or causes of action, present or future, whether the same be anticipated or unanticipated, resulting from or arising out of participation in YMCA programs or activities.


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