Information & Rates

NEW! Take a virtual tour of the Y

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

  • 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, racquetball courts, basketball courts, indoor pool, strength center (ages 16+), track, trails and fields
  • Group exercise classes
  • Child watch service for family memberships 
  • Opportunities for personal training
  • Reduced rates on programs
  • Reciprocity in the state of Georgia

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 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


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

Membership Type Monthly Draft
Adult (18 to 59 years) $41
Individual Health Club (18+, Locker Room with Sauna, Steam Room and Towel Service) $56
Family $56
Family Health Club $86
Senior (60+) $31
Senior Couple $41

*Senior and Senior Couple: if you would like to utilize the Health Club, stop by the Front Desk or Business Office to upgrade your membership to that area.

**Credit card and bank draft options are available.