Membership Benefits

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 wall 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.

No Contracts

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.

Child Watch

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.

Party Central!

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»