Why Join the Y?2018-05-08T08:34:07+00:00

Why Join the Y?

Why should you join the Cortland County Family YMCA? Because we’re 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, kickboxing, 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 equipment.

Check Out Our Fitness Class Schedule

Nationwide Membership

Travel the country, and visit the YMCA wherever you go! Starting on May 15, 2018, our members will be welcome in any YMCA across the nation that participates in the Nationwide Membership program. Click here to learn more about the Nationwide Membership Program at the Cortland YMCA.

Free ChildWatch Child Care

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. (Starts May 15, 2018. Our scholarship program will still be open until that time.)

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.

Complimentary One-Hour Orientation with a Personal Trainer

New and current members are each invited to schedule an hour-long weight machine orientation with one of the Y’s personal trainers. During this time, you’ll learn how to safely use the equipment and get a brief overview on how to achieve your personal fitness goals.

If you would like to continue working with one of our personal trainers, YMCA members get a discounted hourly rate ($25/hour or $15/half hour).

Learn More at About Our Personal Training Services