Why Join the Y?

Why should you join the Cortland County Family YMCA? Because we’re so much more than just  fitness center! We offer programs for every fitness level, and we have great family-friendly opportunities, including seasonal sports programming for both adults and children. Check out some of the great things you’ll find at the Y!

Exciting Fitness Classes for Every Fitness Level

Want to give cycling a try? What about Yoga, water aerobics, or a variety of group cardio classes? At the Cortland YMCA, you can! All of our classes are included in the price of your membership. You can also take advantage of our lap and open swim times, open gym schedule, and upstairs fitness center.

Check Out Our Fitness Class Schedule

Nationwide Membership

Travel the country, and visit the YMCA wherever you go! Your Cortland YMCA membership means that you’re welcome in any YMCA across the nation that participates in the Nationwide Membership program (which is almost all of them). Click here to learn more about the Nationwide Membership Program at the Cortland YMCA.

Free ChildWatch Child Care

(Returning in September 2021-Thank you for your patience!) Enjoy complimentary childcare for your children while you work out! We provide a safe environment for your child to play Please call the front desk to sign up in advance.

ChildWatch Hours:

9-11 AM Monday through Friday
5-7:30 PM Monday through Thursday

It’s Affordable For All

Thanks to our Membership for All program, membership and programs at the Cortland YMCA are affordable for everyone! Through the generosity of our members, we are able to offer memberships and programs on a sliding fee scale to those who may otherwise be unable to join.

Free Use of the Pool and Gymnasium

Cool off in our pool, or play a game of basketball with friends! Our members can enjoy the pool and gymnasium any time they are not being used by a program. Check our schedules for the most up-to-date open times.

Special Members-Only Savings on Programs and Events

Save money on karate, swimming, gymnastics, dance, summer camp, and more! Our members receive special members-only rates on all of our most popular programs.