Join the YMCA

Ready to take the first step to a healthier, happier you?

Welcome to the YMCA of Broome county. When you join the Y, you become part of a community that transforms lives. Here, surrounded by friends as well as by caring, knowledgeable staff, you can nurture your spirit, mind and body in ways you never imagined. But since that’s a little hard to quantify, here are some other great benefits to being a Y member:

Take a tour.

Come in for a tour and a member of our Y team will show you around, answer your questions, and explain pricing options and membership types to help find a fit that’s just right for you. We’d love to show you everything the Y has to offer.

Join online.

It’s now easier than ever to become a Y member by joining online! We’ll have everything ready for you to get started when you make your first Y visit.

Get started!

Joining is just the beginning, and we want you to feel right at home when you come to the Y. We have something for everyone, from group exercise classes to personal training, youth sports to adult support groups, health screenings to prevention programs. You’ll find your place here at the Y.

See What Your Neighbors Think!

"My weekday sessions in the pool at the YMCA help me to get out and relax.  I enjoy seeing my friends too.  I love the instructors who encourage me to do what I can and make the classes fun."


"Our Y membership has helped us stay active in our retirement.  Thanks to the water fitness classes, we can enjoy outdoor activities like biking, hiking and gardening.  We also enjoy the friendships we have found at the YMCA.  We've met many wonderful people with interesting life experiences"

Marilyn & Ed

"I joined the YMCA to rebuild my strength and endurance after cancer treatment.  Over time I've built momentum and intensity so that I feel as strong as I did before treatment. I love how friendly everyone is and I'm now one of the gang."


"I like coming to the YMCA for swimming, birthday parties and open gym.  I decided to take Archery because it looked like fun.“

Martino, age 9

“The Y has helped me get back on track with my health and nutrition. I’m focused and with the motivation and support the Y provides, I’m able to stay on the right path to maintaining great health.”


"I love the happy environment of the Y. The Y has helped me gain strength and confidence through many health challenges. Members motivate one another and the staff is really nice."


"The Y is more than a place to keep up my game and stay active. One of the main reasons I come is for friendship and camaraderie"  


"The Y has been such a big part of my journey.  As a single mom with a preschooler, I find the convenient Child Watch times during the day and evening help me stay fit and connected to the Y community.“