ATHENS YMCA
915 Hawthorne Avenue
Athens, GA 30606

Information & Rates

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Join the Y

Since 1857, the Athens Y has been an institution in our community. Together, with people like you, we nurture the potential of youth, improve the community’s health and well-being, and give back to support our neighbors. You, our members, keep our facility and resources financially sound to serve in innovative ways. We’re here with you every day to connect you to the resources and support to grow and thrive. 

Benefits of Membership

Membership Type

Benefits Included

Adult - $41

ages 16 to 59

  • Fully trained and caring staff who are ready to assist you in achieving your health and fitness goals
  • Access to our workout center, women's only fitness center (ages 16+), racquetball courts, basketball courts, indoor pool, strength center (ages 16+), track, trails and fields
  • Group exercise classes
  • Opportunities for personal training
  • Reduced rates on programs
  • Preventative health resources through our partnership with Piedmont Athens Regional Healthcare
  • Reciprocity at YMCAs in the state of Georgia

Adult Health Club - $56

ages 18+

Includes all adult membership benefits and:

  • Access to health club locker room with a sauna, steam room, and towel service

Family - $56

spouses and legal dependents up to age 23

Includes all adult membership benefits and:

  • Child watch service
  • Reduced rates on programs for the whole family

Family Health Club - $86

spouses and legal dependents up to age 23

Includes all family membership benefits and:

  • All family members ages 18 and over have access to the health club locker rooms with a sauna, steam room, and towel service

Senior - $31

age 60+

Includes all adult membership benefits and:

  • Group exercise classes designed for active older adults

If you are interested in the health club locker rooms, you will need an Adult Health Club membership

Senior Couple - $41

spouses both ages 60+

Includes all adult and senior membership benefits

If you are interested in the health club locker rooms, you will need a Family Health Club membership


There is a $50 one-time joiner fee for all memberships

 

Steps to Get Started

  • Take a virtual tour or stop by during business hours Monday - Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
  • Join online or stop by the Y front desk to complete the joining process. Joining in-house takes 15 to 20 minutes. We are excited to have you!     

Click here to view a list of our Frequently Asked Questions (coming soon)

For additional information, please contact our Member Services Staff Members at office@athensymca.org or (706) 543 - 6596.

Facility Hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 6 am to 9 pm
  • Saturday: 8 am to 5 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Indoor Pool Hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 6:15 am to 8:30 pm
  • Saturday: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Childwatch Hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 9 am to 12 pm; 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 12 pm
  • Sunday: Closed