For questions about Brooks Family YMCA membership, please contact us at (434) 974-YMCA or


Let the Y welcome you into our inclusive, welcoming, and FUN community! Every Body - and every kind of person - belongs at the Y! We have membership benefits everybody will love:
  • No join fee
  • No long-term contract
  • Variety of group exercise classes
  • Stay & Play (on-site child care)
  • State-of-the-art facility with beautiful views
  • Two year-round indoor pools
  • Special pricing on programs

Join online or in person at 151 McIntire Park Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22902.

Membership Options

Individual, 19-64 $75  $0 $63
Two people living in the same household - requires at least one active adult.
$75  $0 $90
2 adults and any dependents living in the household age 18 and under.
Ages 19-23 may remain on membership if enrolled full-time in college. 
Proof of residency/college enrollment is required.
$100 $0 $99
Family +1 
A third adult living in the same household can be added for an additional $25 per month.
$100 $0 $124
Family +2
A fourth adult living in the same household can be added for an additional $25 per month.
$100 $0 $149
Senior Adult, 65+ $50  $0 $57
NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE. Please visit the Brooks Family YMCA to purchase.
$0 $45
Our Free Summer Teen Membership is available now to new members! Learn more & register >
$0 $35 $0 June-August

Membership Benefits 

Benefits of membership to the Brooks Family YMCA include:

  • Access to our state-of-the-art facility with beautiful views of McIntire Park to enjoy while you work out. Our facility includes two year-round indoor pools, wellness floor, basketball court, indoor walking/running track, functional training area, group exercise studios, and very convenient parking.
  • A welcoming, inclusive, and nonjudgmental community including supportive and knowledgeable staff
  • A wide variety of Group Exercise classes including Les Mills (BodyPump, BodyCombat, BodyFlow, etc.), HIIT, cycle, yoga, barre, water exercise, and more.
  • Stay & Play, a member benefit where kind and attentive staff watch children 6 weeks - 12 years old for 2 hours per shift at no cost while their parent or guardian remains on the premises.
  • FitPath, a FREE, scheduled hour-long, one-on-one orientation for new members with a certified Wellness Coach where you can explore our wellness floor, become familiar with our cardio and strength machines, and talk about your health and wellness goals.
  • Exclusive access to purchase Personal Training or Private Swim Lessons at the Y.

More than a gym

When you join the Y, you join more than a gym. You join a nonprofit community committed to supporting our neighbors in need. We are a nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen the foundations of community through healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility


Ask about our Military & Active Duty First Responder discounts!

*The following types of memberships are available only in-person at the Brooks Family YMCA facility: Teen (13-18), Student. To learn more or sign up for one of these options, visit the Brooks Family YMCA front desk at 151 McIntire Park Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22902 or call us at 434-974-9622.

YMCA Programs

YMCA members receive priority registration and/or special member pricing for a variety of Y programs:

  • Swim lessons for 6-month-olds to adults
  • Youth and adult sports
  • Summer camp 
  • Wellness programs like LEAN and ballroom dancing
  • Fun events like Parent's Night Out and Breakfast with Santa
  • And more!

Kindness Cafe

Y members also love visiting Kindness Cafe, a mission-driven coffee shop in the Brooks Y lobby which employs adults with cognitive disabilities while creating a joyful, inclusive community space. 

Renew Active & One Pass Program

Our YMCA is a participating member in the Renew Active and One Pass Program with select Medicare and Medicaid Health plans.  To enroll in the program, you will need to provide our facility with your Renew Active Confirmation Code or One Pass Member Code. After you have received the code, you will need to email our Membership Department with your first/last name and your Confirmation Code.  Verification typically takes 24-48 hours.  You will receive a confirmation email once it has been verified.  After you have been verified, you can come to the YMCA to set up your membership.  Please see below and reference our FAQ document for how to retrieve your verification code.

  • For Renew Active members: to obtain your Confirmation Code, log into your UnitedHealthcare member website, go to Health & Wellness and look for Renew Active, or for assistance, you can call Customer Service toll-free at the number on your member ID card. Hours are 8am to 8pm local time, 365 days/year. Medicare Supplement Customer Service hours are weekdays, 7 am to 11 pm ET, Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm ET.
  • For One Pass members: to obtain your Member Code, log into your One Pass member website and your Member Code will be on the dashboard. For additional assistance, you can call One Pass Customer Service toll-free at 877-504-6830. Hours are Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 9 PM CT. (Note: The One Pass Customer Service phone number is for members only. Partners are to reach out to their Optum Program Manager directly)

New Members

JUST JOINED? Visit our New Member page to find out what to expect at your first visit!

Payment & Cancellation

Membership payments are drafted monthly on the first of the month. The YMCA requires 30-day notice for membership cancellation. Additional terms may apply with regard to membership promotions. Please stop by the front desk or call us at (434) 974-9622 with any questions.

Income-Based Membership

Because of our nonprofit mission, at the Y, no one is turned away for their inability to pay. Through our Income-Based Membership program, membership is available on a sliding scale based on income and membership type.

If your annual household income is less than $80,000, you may qualify for a membership discount. Learn More>>

This program is part of our commitment to strengthening the foundations of community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Questions? Contact the Brooks Y front desk (434-974-9622) or email

Day Passes

Brooks Family YMCA day passes are now available for purchase. For more information, visit the Brooks Y front desk or call us at 434-974-9622.

  • Individual: $10
  • Family: $25