In addition to our financial assistance options, the following are unique benefits of being a Y member:
Access to State-of-the-Art Facilities
Enjoy our fitness studios, cardio and weight training equipment, indoor pools, basketball/racquetball courts, indoor climbing walls, locker rooms, family centers, comfortable common areas, and more!
Not Just a Gym ‘n’ Swim
Our programs go far beyond the walls of our facilities. From Y Camp at Horsethief Reservoir in Cascade, to our youth sports programs that take place in various schools, to our races and fun runs held throughout the community, to our 21 child care sites around the valley, Y programs are impacting children, adults, and families every day.
Something for Everyone
The Y works to ensure that every individual of any gender, income, faith, race, sexual orientation, or cultural background, has the opportunity to live life to the fullest. See our Diversity Statement here.
At the Y, you will not be subject to long-term contracts–which makes joining low pressure and high pleasure. NO FINE PRINT ON OUR MEMBERSHIP FORMS!
Tons of Classes
On land or in the water, the Y offers a wide variety of group exercise and wellbeing classes included in the price of your membership! Click here to browse our online class schedule»
Lower Rates on Fee-Based Programs
Members are offered discounted rates for programs that have additional fees attached.
Free Half-Hour Physical Therapy Session
The Y offers all members a complimentary session with an in-house Saint Alphonsus physical therapist. Click here to learn more»
Youth Activity Center
Lovingly called the YAC by some of our youngest members, this staffed center offers youth (age 6+) a place to gather, socialize, play games, or just relax. Fun activities are available daily. Caldwell, Downtown, & West facilities all operate YACs.
We provide safe, clean, and nurturing child care for kids 6 weeks – 6 years old at all our facilities. Child Watch is available for a reasonable fee to members on a walk-in basis.
10% Discount on Bandanna Running & Walking
This is for Y members and program participants for Wellness For Life, YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, Teen PHIT, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, and Team Idaho. Located at 5th and Main Street in downtown Boise, Bandanna offers a wide array of running and walking shoes, clothing and gear.
Whether it’s a birthday, graduation, company retreat , or just for the fun of it, the Y would love to host your next gathering. You can enjoy one of our family-friendly spades, including our indoor climbing wall. For more information, click here»