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Share the Experience

Whether you are thinking about joining, visiting with a member or visiting on your own, we encourage you to engage and experience first-hand all the great programs and classes the Y has to offer. We hope a day at the Y allows you to experience our supportive, encouraging community that’ll help you launch a healthier life in spirit, mind and body — and we hope you decide to join!
All guests are required to show a government-issued photo ID and sign a guest waiver upon check-in.

Thinking about Joining
Schedule a tour and free workout on us (value of $20).

Visit on your Own
Not ready to join yet? Visit the Y for one day or one week without the commitment of a monthly membership:

  • Adult (16 yrs. & up) Pricing: $20/day or $50/week
  • Youth (under 16 yrs.) Pricing: $10/day or $25/week

Visit with a Member
Your first visit is on us (value of $20) when you are accompanied by a current YOGC member.

Before visiting the YMCA of Greater Charlotte, please visit our Reopening Information: 

  • Expect reduced capacity. To ensure proper social distancing of six feet, areas and classes will have a limited capacity.
  • Reservations are required for group exercise, lap swim, basketball courts, Y-kids, pickleball, and racquetball via YOGC app for YOGC members.  Access may be allowed based on capacity for guests on a first come, first served basis.  
  • Masks are not required in our health & wellness spaces though we ask that you continue to wear a mask if you aren’t vaccinated or if you wish to wear one as a personal safety measure. Masks are still required in childcare areas or for indoor youth programming (ages 5 and up). Masks are not required for outdoor youth programs.  
  • Outdoor Pool Guest Policy:
    • Keith Family, Lake Norman, Sally’s and Simmons YMCAs: Guests are welcome at the outdoor pools while there is available capacity during open swim hours.
    • Brace Family, Harris and Morrison YMCAs: Monday-Thursday, guests are welcome at the outdoor pools during open swim hours.
    • Check your branch’s outdoor pool hours!


YMCA of Greater Charlotte Members

Refer a friend today!  If your guest joins the Y, you will receive a free month of membership. There is no limit of free months for referral – so the possibilities are endless!

Nationwide Members

Your guest will be charged the standard guest pass rate of $20/day or $50/week for each visit.

Youth Passes

Youth can purchase a youth pass with 10 visits allowing them access to our family branch locations. For more information, click here.