When you belong to the Sidney-Shelby CO. YMCA, you're joining a diverse community of people committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the community. We focus on developing the potential of kids, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors. Your participation will bring about meaningful change not just within yourself, but in your community, too.
We foster relationships with each other to deepen our connection and commitment to our goals. We believe in the transformative power of community, and reaching out to give a neighbor a helping hand makes us all stronger.
The Sidney-Shelby County YMCA is a non-profit, community based, health and human services organization committed to helping people achieve their full potential in spirit, mind and body. The YMCA’s doors are open to people of all ages, abilities, incomes, races and religions.
The financial assistance program follows a sliding fee scale, designed to fit each individual’s financial situation. In order to foster a sense of ownership in the Y, you will be asked to pay some portion of the fees for membership and/or programs.
The funds available for financial assistance are made possible through the generosity of our members and donors through the Community Partners annual support campaign.
In order to provide financial assistance in a fair and consistent manner, the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA requires that individuals provide the requested information, on the financial assistance application, regarding income, family size and expenses. All personal information is kept confidential. The Y will review assistance eligibility on an annual basis. All financial assistance recipients must re-apply each year and fees are subject to change year to year. If you do not re-apply when requested, your enrollment will be terminated. Click here for an application in PDF format.
To process your application, we need the following information:
Note: If you do not have a copy of your tax return, you may obtain one by calling the Internal Revenue Service. If you did not file taxes last year, or if you do not have other documents required, please submit a letter explaining your personal situation.
A Y Director will determine financial assistance eligibility after thoroughly reviewing your application. Your application will not be processed until all required documents are provided. Please allow two to three weeks for processing. Upon approval of your application a letter will be sent to you informing you of your approval and will list the amount of your portion of the fee.
Scholarships are awarded to Shelby County residents on a first come, first serve basis, subject to available funds and eligibility. If applying for child care financial assistance, you must be working or attending school full time. Documentation is required.
All YMCA members receive the same membership benefits, regardless of whether or not they are receiving assistance. YMCA members can feel great knowing they are involved in an organization that cares greatly for the health and well being of people, an organization that is committed to building strong kids, strong families and strong communities.
GIVE THE Y A TRY
The Y is a special place for children and teens to grow and learn. It’s where families spend real time together. It’s a place for adults to connect with others to build relationships and friendships.
At the Y, people of all ages connect with friends to pursue better, healthier lives. Your membership will develop youth potential, promote a healthy lifestyle and deliver meaningful, positive change to your neighborhood and community.
Free 3-Day Guest Pass
Please fill out the form below to receive your free 3-day guest pass. Please note, we allow one free guest pass per person, per year. *3 visit guest pass is limited to one per person or family (up to two adults + children) and is valid for 7 consecutive days after activation. Local photo ID required. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. After you use your free guest pass, you are able to purchase a guest pass for the following rates:
Individual Day Pass: $5
Family Day Pass: $15
Weekly Pass: Adult: $25
Weekly Pass: Youth: $10
We look forward to your visit!
The Y emphasizes our mission and core values in our efforts to help improve the quality of life for every member. We’re an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.
With a mission to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all, our impact is felt when an individual makes a healthy choice, when a mentor inspires a child and when a community comes together for the common good.
We want you to find a “second family” here where your personal wellness needs can be met and your goals brought to fulfillment.
The membership rates below are based on an annual membership, paid via monthly bank draft or by credit/debt card, with no annual contract required.
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The SIDNEY-SHELBY COUNTY YMCA also offers special rates for:
-Silver & Fit
-AARP-Helathy Contributions & Renew Active
-Corporate (Corporate contributions and/or payroll deduct)
Call 937-492-9134 or stoo by the Welcome Center for more details on the above programs. If your company does not currently offer a discount call us and we can reach out!
Host your next event, meeting, or office party at the YMCA!
Corporations: Are you looking for indoor space for an upcoming event? Upon availability, YMCA facilities are available to rent for your next corporate BBQ, team building event, company celebration, and more! Rentals can include a large meeting or multi-purpose room, gym space, pool, free play, and much more. If you are looking for a unique experience for your next corporate event, contact the YMCA.
Special Events: Are you looking for a place to have a family reunion, graduation, baby shower, or celebrate a special occasion? Is your school looking for a fun and unique field trip where you can run, jump, play, swim, and learn? The Sidney-Shelby Co. YMCA can host groups of all sizes for your next event.
Facility Rentals include, but are not limited to:
Rental options include, but are not limited to:
If you have any questions regarding the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA Facility Rentals, please contact Kristie Howard, Business Assistant, at (937) 492-9134 or at firstname.lastname@example.org